Emergency Room Registered Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking Emergency Room/ ICU Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

  • RN-Charge
  • ACLS certified
  • PALS certified
  • BLS certified
  • Certified Emergency Nurse Certification
  • Patient Care
  • Wound Care
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Charting and Clinical Documentation
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Teamwork
  • Teaching
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medication Administration
  • Emergency Care
12/2013 to Current
Emergency Room Registered Nurse Hca Provo, UT,
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • 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.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Updated patient charts using Meditech with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
06/2019 to 10/2019
Registered Nurse, ICU Dean Health Beaver Dam, WI,
  • 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.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Managed and maintained central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
10/2005 to 12/2013
Licensed Paramedic Colquitt Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Paramedic.
  • ACLS certified.
  • PALS certified.
  • BLS certified, Began 12/2013 as RN.
  • Adhered to established medical protocols and procedures, as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
  • Executed well-informed critical decision making in high-pressure situations.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Maintained required documentation on drugs used during shift.
  • Operated emergency vehicles safely to efficiently transport emergent patients.
  • Evaluated patient condition on scene and perform preliminary diagnosis.
  • Monitored patient status during ambulance transport and transfer.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Operated ambulance equipment and responded to radio transmissions.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Attended to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying variety of simple and advanced pre-hospital treatments, including first aid, CPR, and administering injections and oxygen.
  • Assessed situation severity of emergent medical incidents and provided care accordingly.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to quality care through continuous training and development.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
Education and Training
Expected in
Currently Working On MSN - Management And Leadership: Nursing Administration
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
Expected in 2013
Associate of Science: Nursing
Darton State College, Albany State College - Albany, GA
Expected in 2005
Diploma: Parmedic
Valdosta Technical College, Val Tech Road - Valdosta, GA
  • ACLS certified
  • PALS certified
  • BLS certified
  • Licensed Paramedic
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Emergency Nurse

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School Attended
  • Walden University
  • Darton State College, Albany State College
  • Valdosta Technical College, Val Tech Road
Job Titles Held:
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Licensed Paramedic
  • Currently Working On MSN - Management And Leadership
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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