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home health registered nurse resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with 4 years of experience caring for patients within various settings. Smoothly delivers comprehensive patient care, effectively identifies patient needs and develops patient-specific care plans. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Documenting vitals
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Setting appointments
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Patient admitting and discharging
  • Coordinating referrals
  • CPR certified
  • Managing personal care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Patient care planning
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient advising
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Home visits
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Family and patient support
  • In-home care services
  • Medical records management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Intake and discharge
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Wound care
Education and Training
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Biloxi, MS, Expected in 05/2019 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Res-Care, Inc. - Home Health Registered Nurse
Tucson, AZ, 02/2021 - Current
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Notified physicians of changes in patients' conditions.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • 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.
American Red Cross - Registered Nurse
Altoona, PA, 09/2020 - 02/2021
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
American Red Cross - Registered Nurse
Ashley, PA, 08/2019 - 09/2020
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Supervised staff as charge nurse
Cambridge Health Alliance - LPN
Somerville, MA, 07/2018 - 08/2019
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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