hemodialysis registered nurse resume example with 16 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dedicated registered nurse demonstrating expertise and knowledge through 24 years in healthcare roles. Committed to learning new endeavors and to provide exceptional patient care. Experienced and committed to the veterans. Leadership skills and clinical expertise bring top quality care to the veterans. Eager to fulfill a challenging new role in the nurse navigator capacity and to apply knowledge to better serve the patients. Knowledgeable Primary Care Nurse proficient in completing scans, documenting histories and managing prescriptions. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an organized, service-oriented and analytical nature.

  • Patient Care Planning
  • Medical Record Auditing
  • Employee Performance
  • Care Plan Management
  • Patient Care
  • Staff Management
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Patient Safety
  • Treatment Planning
  • Staff education
  • Clinical Training
  • ICD-9 forms
  • Acute care expertise
  • Covid-19 Vaccines
MS University For Women Columbus, MS, Expected in 08/2014 Bachelor's degree : RN-BSN - GPA :

GPA: 3.23, GPA: 4.00

  • Graduation with Honors
Co-Lin Community College Wesson, MS, Expected in 05/1998 Associate's degree : - GPA :

GPA: 3.6, GPA: 4.00, Cum Laude

  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Elected to Secretary for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in 1996
  • BLS, American Heart Association - Present
  • ACLS, American Heart Association- Present
  • TB Certified, MS State Health Dept- 2019-2024
Work History
Memorial Healthcare System - Primary Care Nurse
Coral Springs, FL, 09/2021 - Current
  • Assessed health status of veterans by conducting physical assessments and analyzing data to formulate plans of care.
  • Administered immunizations and Covid vaccinations to veterans.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Evaluated and assessed phone calls from facilities, physician offices, hospitals and patients to handle urgent issues and prioritize care.
  • Handled patient pharmacy needs by phoning in prescriptions to patients' preferred pharmacies.
  • Used CPRS, Vista, Teams, OHRS, Excel, Microsoft words, and secure messaging to maintain patient medical records, accurately recording vital statistics, medical histories, vital statistics and test results.
  • Educated patients on use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters.
  • Encouraged health-promoting behaviors to improve veterans health concerns dealing with depression screenings, suicide risks, and referrals to appropriate healthcare environment.
  • Provided new consults for veterans, sent out new visit and reschedule letters, called veterans for 48 discharge follow-ups, used JLV to get documentation from other hospitals, help set up VVC telehealth appointments for veterans and providers.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
Cresco Labs - Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
Lincoln, IL, 10/2017 - Current
  • Utilized CPRS and Vista automated healthcare database to perform duties, maintains records and prepare reports.
  • Administered medications, blood transfusions, lab draws, frequent vital signs, treatment to veterans and monitored responses.
  • Provided care for 37 outpatient dialysis veterans as well as inpatient dialysis veterans recovering from medical or surgical procedures, incl wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives..
  • Served as charge nurse and on call nurse every three weeks.
  • Worked with and precepted new graduates and new employees to dialysis unit and water room.
  • Develop new dialysis treatment flow sheet and other log forms using Excel and Microsoft improving clinical documentation and accountability
  • Checked and monitored monthly foot assessments
  • Attended weekly rounds in dialysis unit with multi-disciplinary team for monthly CDC meetings to discuss labs and social issues of veterans.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Assess patient's catheters, fistulas, and grafts.
  • Consulted with physician concerning sign and symptoms of infections of catheters, UTIs, accesses, etc.
  • Monitored patients with urinary frequency, bladder infections, urinary pain
  • Checked and monitored diabetic foot checks
RCG, NNA - Acute Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 02/2009 - 10/2017
  • Performed in and out catheters
  • Communicated with physicians and hospital staff regarding significant information to notify staff of issues and changes.
  • Educated patients and families on dialysis side effects and fluid intake and output
  • Assisted in care of chronically-ill patients, with focus on patients with kidney disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Utilized Epic automated healthcare database to perform duties, maintain records and prepare reports
Company Name - Facility Manager
City, State, 07/2005 - 05/2008

  • Supervised staff of 10, including RNs, PCTs, Social Workers, Administrative Assistants, and Biomed Technicians in day-to-day activities.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Directed training and retraining of employees.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.
  • Developed and implemented productivity initiatives, in addition to coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Assessed and monitored veterans prior to initiation of dialysis treatment, during treatment, and post treatment.
  • Spoke weekly with veterans and family for any health concerns or social issues to report in rounds.
Company Name - Hemodialysis Nurse
City, State, 06/2000 - 05/2005
  • Utilized MIQS automated healthcare database to perform duties, maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Assessed patient's catheters, fistulas, and grafts.
  • Monitored patient before, during, and after hemodialysis treatment
  • Cared for patients in 18 chair side unit supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Daisy Award
  • Act as charge nurse making schedules for the day, assign patients to staff, assist with dialyzing patients, communicate between the different doctors, collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, participate in IDDC meetings, a member of the professional development program, ACLS, set up Prismaflex, Nxstage, and Mars
  • Supervised team of 10 staff members.
  • Team Leader-For Dialysis Unit
  • Preceptor of New Employees and Nursing Students
  • Lean Belt Training (yellow belt) PI projects
  • Pressure Ulcer Survey Panel Expert
  • VA Voices (Building Relationships)
  • Own The Moment (Customer Services)

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School Attended

  • MS University For Women
  • Co-Lin Community College

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  • Primary Care Nurse
  • Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
  • Acute Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
  • Facility Manager
  • Hemodialysis Nurse


  • Bachelor's degree
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