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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

I am a registered nurse with an extensive history in emergency medicine and critical care.

I have worked at Methodist University in Memphis as an Emergency Department nurse taking care of all levels of critically ill and traumatically injured patients across the spectrum from the elderly to precipitous deliveries.

I have also worked at Parkland Hospital at Dallas in one of the busiest emergency department in the United States. I currently seve as Emergency Department Nurse Manager at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County.

Skills
  • Supervision
  • Planning and coordination
  • Operational improvement
  • Project organization
  • Process improvement
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • ACLS PALS TNCC BLS Certified
  • Laboratory Test Interpretation
  • Assessment and intervention during crisis situations
  • CODE Blue Team
  • IV Team
Experience
11/2018 to Current
Emergency Department Nurse Manager Catholic Medical Center Manchester, NH,
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Supervised and mentored 21 employees in ER department through continuous training, open communications and team building.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Oversaw ER department and team of multi-disciplinary professionals in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
09/2016 to 11/2018
Registered Nurse Lifetime Assistance Inc. Rochester, NY,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
06/2011 to 10/2016
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Veterans Administration Grand Junction, CO,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients 5-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
06/2009 to 06/2011
Registered Nurse Lifetime Assistance Inc. Rochester, NY,

Worked as RN on surgical floor taking care of general surgery patientsand orthopedic surgery patients.

  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 6 to 8 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 32-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2009
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Three Rivers Community College - Poplar Bluff, MO
GPA:
Expected in 05/1981
High School Diploma:
Piggott High School - Piggott, AR
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Three Rivers Community College
  • Piggott High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Emergency Department Nurse Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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