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floor nurse resume example with 8 years of experience

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

I have worked with geriatrics patients for over 18 years. I have worked as staff developer, traveling nurse and floor nurse. I am IV and PICC line certified. Current CPR certified through American Heart Association.

Licenses

Current LPN Certificates/License in Utah since 1996,

IV Certified 1996 PICC line certified,

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification current,

CPR certified through American Heart Association.

Skill Highlights
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Infection control standards expert
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Professional Experience
2009 to 2015 Floor Nurse Grand Living At Lake Lorraine | Cedar Rapids, IA,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Managed team of medical support personnel.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Tested glucose and administered injections.Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

2008 to 2009 Traveling Nurse, Nurse Core Ceridian Corporation | Long Beach, CA,

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Tested glucose and administered injections.Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

1998 to 1999 Staff Developer Sandy Regional | City, STATE,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to Geriatric patient community.Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Provided necessary health education training for staff.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow, treatments, medications.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Hiring of nurses aides and teaching. employees schedules. Monitoring licenses and make sure current on immunizations. staff monitoring and problem solving.

Education and Training
Expected in 1996 to to Associate of Applied Science | nursing program Uintah Basin Applied Technology Nursing program, Roosevelt, Utah GPA:
Expected in 1995 to to | Nursing Utah State University, Roosevelt, Utah GPA:

Pre-requisites for Nursing, 1993-1995

Professional Affiliations
Utah Nursing Association
Skills

Team player, organized, dependable, fast learner.

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School Attended

  • Uintah Basin Applied Technology Nursing program
  • Utah State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Floor Nurse
  • Traveling Nurse, Nurse Core
  • Staff Developer

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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