Emergency Room Registered Nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

  • Positive behavior modeling
  • Policy and program development
  • Clinical instruction
  • Information collection
  • Speech clarity
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • High level of autonomy
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Physical assessments
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Data collection and management
  • Analytical thinking
  • Staff assignments
  • Electronic charting expertise
  • Staff leadership
Work History
03/2019 to Current
Emergency Room Registered Nurse Common Spirit College Station, TX,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
06/2017 to 03/2019
Perioperative Registered Nurse St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood, KY,
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Organized and managed care of surgical patients undergoing various therapies and procedures
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of critical patients in challenging trauma environment
06/2005 to 06/2017
Perioperative Registered Nurse Community Health System Carbondale, PA,
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to acute patients in perioperative department
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands
  • Participated in continuing education programs and nursing workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines
  • Documented all therapies, including medications and supplies to keep patient charts up-to-date
07/1999 to 06/2005
Surgical Nurse Great Plains Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools
  • Cleaned and sterilized surgical sites and managed supply inventory and organization
Expected in 06/2019
Master of Science: Nursing Administration
Southwestern Oklahoma State University - Weatherford, OK
Expected in 05/2015
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Southwestern Oklahoma State University - Weatherford, OK
Expected in 05/2005
Associate of Science: Nursing
Excelsior College - Albany, NY
Expected in 07/1999
Practical Nurse: Practical Nursing
Western Technology Center - Burns Flat - Burns Flat, OK

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)

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School Attended

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Excelsior College
  • Western Technology Center - Burns Flat

Job Titles Held:

  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Nurse


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Practical Nurse

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