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covid 19 icu rn resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Compassionate Intensive Case Nurse with 12 years of experience tending to facility's most indigent patients. Recent Executive Director Experience. Cares for patients throughout treatment and recovery, meeting needs and promoting awareness and resolution of conditions. Devoted healthcare professional supporting total health.

Skills
  • Medical records management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Medication administration
  • Patient discharging
  • Taking vitals
  • Epic
  • Cerner
Experience
COVID-19 ICU RN, 03/2020 - 06/2021
Stanford University Stanford, CA,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Completed patient assessments, triaged and recorded patient histories, symptoms and observations.
  • Worked with patients and families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referrals.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
  • Supported appropriate orientation, education, credentialing and continued professional development of associates.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
  • Participated in non-clinical assignments, including maintaining records, preparing reports and serving on special committees.
  • Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Participated in monitoring, maintaining and improving nursing sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome measures.
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Identified problems, assisted in data gathering, proposed solutions and participated in evaluation of quality assurance issues.
Executive Director, 10/2018 - 03/2020
Common Spirit Lufkin, TX,
  • Reduced overtime of nursing staff by 90%, increasing productivity and generating positive reflection on management.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting any discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Reviewed incident reports daily for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Restructured patient satisfaction surveys to cover every step of patient journey to understand what matters most to every patient.
  • Coordinated medical and health services in compliance with government regulations and policies set by board of trustees.
  • Oversaw new nursing employee orientation process, including explanation of personnel policies and individual duties.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Promoted capital components of various DME rates by identifying and initiating strategies to improve current residential facilities.
  • Formulated and implemented testing and interpretation practices and procedures to maintain standards of care and quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Recruited well-qualified candidates to fill vacancies and offer residents unparalleled care.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than 150 individuals.
  • Checked the pharmacy area regularly to ensure that it was kept neat, clean and free of debris.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Headed clinical oversight to devise and establish policies, procedures and best practices in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Supervised administrative staff of 15 rns, delivering consistent coaching and mentoring to improve job efficiency.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Led junior level physicians, nurses, and medical students to deliver quality inpatient, outpatient and surgical patient care.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
RN ICU, 06/2009 - 10/2018
Lane Regional Medical Center Zachary, LA,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Located additional community resources for patients to assist with recovery.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Liaised between patients, families and care staff in all aspects of care delivery.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
RN Case Manager, 02/2013 - 03/2018
St Joseph Hospice City, STATE,
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians.
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2010
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University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Licensed compact nursing - [1-130457]
  • Licensed california nursing - 95231810
  • Current BLS, PALS, ACLS

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School Attended

  • University of South Alabama

Job Titles Held:

  • COVID-19 ICU RN
  • Executive Director
  • RN ICU
  • RN Case Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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