emergency room nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dynamic Registered Nurse bringing 9 years of treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, and clinical expertise. Known for having the poise and polish to professionally handle difficult personalities and remaining calm in stressful situations. Cultivating lasting relationships with patients, families, nursing staff, physicians and other stakeholders through effective communication and dynamic time management.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Medication Administration
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Care
  • Critical Care
  • Infection Control
  • Telemetry
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • EMR / EHR
Work History
Emergency Room Nurse, 01/2018 to 03/2022
Baylor Scott & White HealthBenchley, TX,

  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Cared for patients in 50-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Care Coordinator RN, 10/2016 to 10/2018
Alliance Community HospitalAlliance, OH,
  • Contacts insurance companies and other third party payers to determine pre-certification, pre-authorization and/or medical necessity requirements for complex outpatient hospital services, and specialized procedures
  • Obtains pre-certification or pre-authorization prior to the scheduled service being performed
  • Liaisons with physicians and physician office staff including peer to peer when needed to obtain additional demographic, insurance or clinical information
  • Schedules patients for office visits
  • Determined need for special assessment activities for complex cases, effectively handling care plans.
Registered Nurse, 03/2015 to 10/2018
Children's Hospital BostonBoston, MA,
  • Telephone triage sick children
  • Working with the special needs population of children from NICU graduates- age 21
  • Assessing a child's needs and providing initial care
  • Identifying changes in children's symptoms and intervening in emergency situations
  • Administering medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following age-appropriate guidelines
  • Monitoring temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate records
  • Evaluating children for signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Registered Nurse Neuro/IICU , 06/2013 to 03/2015
Palmetto Health RichlandCity, STATE,

  • Performing physical assessments
  • Performing neurological exams
  • Assist with activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Assess and identify the needs of a neurological patient
  • Provide resources to patients and families to assist with the discharge process
  • Document thorough and detailed information in the patients' medical records to track the healing process
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
Bachelor of Science degree: Nursing, Expected in 08/2017 to Lander university - Greenwood, SC,
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 5/2013 to Central Carolina Technical college - Sumter, SC,
Pre-nursing certificate: , Expected in 12/2011 to Midlands Technical College - Columbia, SC,
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support
  • PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS- Basic Life Support
  • CPI- Crisis Prevention Institute
  • CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse
Additional Information
  • Kelli Maddox, NP: XXX-787-5066
  • Judy Neff, NP: XXX-629-5371
  • Alicia Lawson, RN: XXX-609-3312

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School Attended

  • Lander university
  • Central Carolina Technical college
  • Midlands Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Care Coordinator RN
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Neuro/IICU


  • Bachelor of Science degree
  • Associate of Science
  • Pre-nursing certificate

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