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Dialysis Registered Nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Dialysis Registered Nurse with over 10 years of successful experience in Healthcare field and Skilled Nursing. Recognized consistently for her performance in excellence and contributions to success in the healthcare industry. Strengths are in Team work and Strong work ethic backed by training in Critical Care, LTAC, and ICU.

Skills
  • Acute renal disease
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Sanitation
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Nursing standards
  • End Stage Renal Disease Outpatient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Acute care expertise
Education
Crowder College Cassville, MO, Expected in 12/2015 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Halifax Health - Dialysis Registered Nurse
Gainesville, FL, 08/2017 - Current
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including History and Surgery's to keep patient charts updated.
  • Identified concerns and new conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Updated patient charts using Infian, Gaia, Ascend, Healthstream, with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Oversaw and managed three clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Halifax Health - Dialysis Registered Nurse
Titusville, FL, 04/2019 - 01/2020
  • Vaccinated patients
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Charge Nurse duties / Over seeing 6 total employees and support staff in patient care of a 16 chair facility
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critical situations
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and Anemia workshops.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Updated patient charts using Gaia with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Eastern Connecticut Health Network - Registered Nurse, ICU
Rockville, CT, 05/2016 - 07/2017
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts using meditech with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, PACU and recovery, dialysis, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Landmark Hospitals - CNA/Monitor Technician/GN/RN Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 09/2013 - 04/2016
  • Documented vascular data such as edema, oxygen saturation and blood pressure to contribute to accurate diagnoses.
  • Supported needs of RN's with skill and efficiency.
  • Processed Physicians orders, ordered and transported labs, picked up PRBC at hospitals and transported. Made daily nursing assignments.
  • Hands on patient care
  • Accurate charting of events and occurrences
  • Medication passes
  • IV therapy
  • Feeding tubes
  • Flexie seals
  • Folley Catheter insertion/removal and monitoring
  • Sterile dressing changes
  • Monitoring chest tubes and changing out systems
Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Documented and resolved Hgb which led to increased payments from Medicare being within guidelines .
  • Follow up on lab draws on patients that have low trending Hgb and collaborate with physician's to increase doses of ESA per protocols

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Crowder College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • CNA/Monitor Technician/GN/RN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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