emergency room rn resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary
Experienced acute care nurse with 22 years total nursing experience, the last 16 years in the Emergency Room seeking to leverage my skill and professionalism to transition into a Public Health Nurse position.
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Qualified lab result evaluator
  • Patient counseling professional
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Diabetes and nutrition educator
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Venipuncture/blood draw expert
  • Chest pain management expert
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Qualified Emergency nurse
  • Acute care expertise
  • Preceptor
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
University of Hawaii, Maui Campus , Expected in 1995 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  •  4.0 GPA
  • Recipient of Maui Nurses Scholarship
University of Hawaii Maui Campus , Expected in 1988 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts - GPA :
  • Registered Nurse in Hawaii, License number 42760, expires 6/2019
  • Board Certification for Emergency Nursing
  • ​ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • TNCC- Trauma Nurse Core Course
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
Work History
Chi Health - Emergency Room RN
Port Orchard, WA, Current - Current
  • 16 years experience of all aspects of Emergency Nursing care for the neonate to geriatric  at a busy Level 3 Trauma Center.  
  • Charge Nurse responsible for 31 bed Emergency Room.  Effectively oversaw and managed 12 RN's, 5 techs and various support staff.  Directed flow of the department  and directed urgent patient care activities to Physicians.  
  • Special Assignment as Temporary Assignment to Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Senior Nurse responsible for mentoring new staff and Grad RNs.  
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Proficient at IV starts, foleys, CVL monitoring, medication administration.
  • 12 lead EKG interpretation.
  • Conducted continuous patient monitoring.  Ensured external follow-up where required utilizing Maui's community resources to our diverse population with multiple chronic diagnoses as well as to our island's visitors.
  • Reporting of infectious diseases.
Pulse Clinical Alliance - Telemetry RN
Rochester, NH, Current - Current
  • Telemetry RN, including Charge Nurse assignment on a busy 24 bed Telemetry ward.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.  Responsible during night shift for care of up to 10 patients.
  • Ensured effective patient care delivery with desired patient outcomes, while monitoring continuous electrocardiograms for changes and lethal arrhythmias.
  • Assessment and provider of patient education tailored to each patients individual need.
  • Emergency Nurses Association ENA member

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School Attended

  • University of Hawaii, Maui Campus
  • University of Hawaii Maui Campus

Job Titles Held:

  • Emergency Room RN
  • Telemetry RN


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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