inpatient registered nurse hospice resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly adaptable Hospice Nurse dedicated to providing exceptional care and compassion to patients. Promoting kindness and dedication that ensures patient dignity while assisting loved ones with emotional needs. Patient-driven professional promoting attention to detail and the drive to help and assist others. Calm and poised even in the most stressful environments. Seeking the opportunity to join a new organization in the role of Inpatient Hospice Nurse.

  • Electronic Medical Record Management with knowledge of documentation required to support level of care
  • Administration of medications by various routes (PO, IV, Macy, SQ, rectal)
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collections for labs
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Head to Toe Assessments
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Monitoring Vital Signs and efficacy of prescribed treatments
  • Care Coordination/ collaboration with Hospice team
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Various treatments including multiple drain systems (Pleurex, rectal, JP drains, Penrose, Pigtail), Macy cath insertion, foley insertion, Gtubes, pumps, PCAs
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Complex wound care with multiple products for debridement and fostering of granulation formation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Phlebotomy Blood Draws
  • Patient Assessments
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Infection Control
  • Student Precepting
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Microsoft Office
  • Test Interpretations
Inpatient Registered Nurse- Hospice, 09/2019 - Current
Washington County School District Abingdon, VA,
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
School Nurse, 12/2007 - 06/2019
St Luke's University Health Network Belvidere, NJ,
  • Provided direct health care services to students involving triage, evaluation, and first aid care for illness and injury.
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties.
  • Administered and supervised administration of prescription medication to students.
  • Contacted parents or medical facilities when student condition warranted.
  • Documented observations of student behavior, complaints or physical symptoms.
  • Conducted immunization programs and sight and hearing testing.
  • Communicated with students about feelings, need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Reported pertinent information to authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect or abuse.
  • Evaluated students with health concerns or injuries to develop plan of care or provide reference to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Counseled and educated students in small groups or as individuals concerning medical issues.
  • Conducted formal and informal evaluations of medical conditions and developed accurate medical summaries on students.
  • 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.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
Case Managment for Developmentally Delayed Pediatr, 05/1998 - 12/2007
Caldwell County Public Health City, STATE,

Managed program for at risk population that serves children birth to 5 years of age.

  • Interpreted program guidelines and insured compliance with Medicaid policy.
  • Supervised 4 Registered Nurses
  • Referral and case management
  • Developed patient care plans, overall patient health assessments and evaluations. Performed routine mental assessments of children referred to the program
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Determined needs of child and connected family with appropriate disciplines and resources
  • Collaborated with physician and interdisciplinary team to develop appropriate plan for child's developmental and health success
  • Transitioned child to preschool services once aged out of program
Home Health Registered Nurse, 03/1988 - 06/1998
Caldwell County Home Health City, STATE,
  • Developed a plan of care, treatment and interventions by assessing patient and collaborating with physician and other disciplines
  • 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,medication assistance and multiple skilled nursing procedures
  • Provided home health aide care providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2013
Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC
Status -
  • Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1987
Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute - Hudson, NC
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  • School Nurse Certification NC

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School Attended

  • Western Carolina University
  • Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Inpatient Registered Nurse- Hospice
  • School Nurse
  • Case Managment for Developmentally Delayed Pediatr
  • Home Health Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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