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gi nurse resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and well-qualified GI RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 5+ year record in field and looking for challenging, long-term position.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Dedicated RN with over 18 years of expertise in treating patients with multiple ypes of conditions. Passionate and attentive with talents in assessments and phone skills. Considered expert in pre op & post op calls.

Skills
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Care Coordination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Needs Assessment
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Microsoft Office
Education and Training
Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster, PA, Expected in 08/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Catholic Health Initiative - GI Nurse
Lakewood, CO, 08/2016 - Current
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
Kindred Healthcare - RN
Redding, CA, 2007 - Current
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
Carle Foundation Hospital - RN, Emergency Department
Bloomington, MN, 2006 - 2011
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages, and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular, and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Confirmed patient demographics, collected copays and verified insurance.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Held interviews with patients to hear concerns, gather health history and understand objectives.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Documented information in patient medical records.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Eastern Mennonite University

Job Titles Held:

  • GI Nurse
  • RN
  • RN, Emergency Department

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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