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hemodialysis procedural registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Dialysis Nurse assesses, plans, develops, implements and evaluates nursing programs, departments and clinical areas. Works with admin duties, care planning and other administrative duties. Enthusiastic and driven with desire to provide high level of compassion in patient care to improve overall outcomes.

Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Emergency Situations
  • Height and Weight Measurement
  • Quality Improvement Activities
  • Blood Product Transfusion
  • Maintaining Patient Safety Standards
  • Patient Admission
  • Disease Processes
  • Nursing Plan Development, Treatment Plan Modification
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Work Assignments
  • Problem Resolution
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Evaluating Patients
  • Performance Improvement
  • Goals And Objectives
  • Follow-Up
  • Advocacy
  • Information Security
Work History
12/2012 to Current
Hemodialysis Procedural Registered Nurse Baylor, Scott And White City, STATE,
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives.
  • Oversaw administration of Hemodialysis in addition to Assessments and medications.
  • Assisted with administrative duties such as Care planning schedules, running care plan meetings, anemia management, Bone mineral, Hepatitis B levels and scheduling labs.
  • Hemodialysis charge nurse to 4 bays of 12 pts each totaling 48 pts per shift 3 shifts per day.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Utilized EPIC automated healthcare database to perform duties, maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
01/1998 to 07/2012
Registered Nurse Home Health Field Case Manager Fresno Regional Community Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge. Managed 26 to 36 pts treatments, conducting 6 to 10 pt visits per day as needed.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
01/1994 to 01/1998
LVN Short Term Skilled Rehab Supervisor Alta District Hospital City, STATE,
  • Managed patient care in a 15 bed skilled unit through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in paper charting to keep team informed of changing conditions.
Education
Expected in 01/1998 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Regent Universtiy New York - New York, NY,
GPA:
Expected in 05/1981 to to
High School Diploma:
Fresno High School - Fresno, CA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Regent Universtiy New York
  • Fresno High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hemodialysis Procedural Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Home Health Field Case Manager
  • LVN Short Term Skilled Rehab Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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