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Icu Floor Staff Practical Nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Proficient and caring Nursing team member offering over 4 years of patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education
U. S. Army Medical Department Center And School San Antonio, TX Expected in 06/2016 Diploma : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Central Texas College Killeen, TX Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Arts : General Studies - GPA :
U. S. Army Medical Department Center And School San Antonio, TX Expected in No Degree : Emergency Medical Technician - Basic - GPA :
Certifications

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers ( American Red Cross) 06/06/2019 - Present

Work History
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital - ICU Floor Staff - Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2020 - Current
  • Obtained information from patients and/or family members to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reasons for seeking care.
  • Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight) and perform behavioral health and similar screenings.
  • Provided individualized nursing care to patients based on physician's medical plan, nursing assessments, and physical, mental, and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Assisted physician's with various examinations and diagnostic procedures.
  • Screen and review immunization records for the required immunizations and correct dosages.
  • Administered oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications and immunizations.
  • Educated patients and/or family members on self-care procedures,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • 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.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital - PACU Staff Nurse - Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2018 - 03/2020
  • Clinical staff nurse in an 18-bed Phase 1 and 10-bed Phase 2 post anesthesia recovery unit serving short stay, overnight, inpatient and outpatient surgical recoveries.
  • Provide direct patient care for both scheduled and emergent surgeries from infant to geriatric and critically ill patients.
  • Continually assessed patients for post-operative pain control, nausea, vital signs, cardiac monitoring and overall physical condition of surgical patients while communicating with the health care team.
  • Interpret data from EKGs, cardiac monitors, arterial lines, BP, CO2 and SPO2 using advanced assessments techniques while assisting with the registered nurse’s care plan in place for the patient.
  • Document efficiently in electronic documentation system to include Essentris and CHCS.
  • Prepared patients, families, and significant others throughout the post-operative recover phase for admission to the hospital or discharge to home.
  • Assisted and provided oversite for 2 licensed practical nurses and 3 medic/corpsman in Phase 2 recovery, preparing patients and their families for discharge to home.
  • Served as payroll auditor for the Post Anesthesia Care Unit
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital - Medical Telemetry Staff Nurse - Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2016 - 03/2018
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in Essentris and CHCS to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including physicians, registered nurses to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
575th Area Support (Medical Company) - Combat Medic (68W)
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 04/2015
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Trained 4 EMTs in basic life support skills, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen therapy, wound care, patient history elicitation and splinting.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
Additional Information
  • State Licensure:

Texas Board of Nursing Liscense #333119 2016 - Present

  • Awards and Decorations

Army Commendation Medal

Army Achievement Medal

Army Good Conduct Medal (3)

National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Driver's Badge

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School Attended

  • U. S. Army Medical Department Center And School
  • Central Texas College
  • U. S. Army Medical Department Center And School

Job Titles Held:

  • ICU Floor Staff - Practical Nurse
  • PACU Staff Nurse - Practical Nurse
  • Medical Telemetry Staff Nurse - Practical Nurse
  • Combat Medic (68W)

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • No Degree

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