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interventional radiology nurse resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused Interventional Radiology Nurse experienced in providing exceptional care to critically ill patients. A calm and smart individual able to remain polished and gentle even under extreme stress. Considered a great resource and mentor for newly hired nurses.

Fully credentialed Registered Nurse trained in conducting diverse routine and special radiology procedures, including biopsies, cardiac catheterizations and angiographies. Seek to apply demonstrated expertise gained over 12-year career and pursue dynamic position in fast-paced environment. Basic conversational skills in English.

Skills
  • Patient care
  • Issue resolution
  • Established nursing procedures
  • Physician collaboration
  • Information documentation
  • Workplace safety
  • Cross-functional collaboration
Work History
Interventional Radiology Nurse, 02/2012 - Current
Akron Children's Hospital Ashland, OH,
  • Performed effective and efficient patient assessments, anticipating and preparing for potential issues
  • Recorded all patient discussions and transactions in charts for future reference
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills when interacting with patients
  • Interacted with physicians and kept up to date on patient health and issues detected during assessments
  • Educated patients on conditions and illnesses and provided insight on techniques to help improve health
  • Noted individual patient risk factors such as allergens to contrast agents and made every available accommodation
  • Reviewed procedure results, formed well-qualified opinions and generated reports detailing findings
  • Reported findings to physicians with priority on abnormal results to achieve prompt patient treatment
  • Managed patient treatment and care by coordinating with diverse medical professionals in radiology and other medical fields
  • Kept work and patient areas clean, orderly and well-stocked to promote efficiency
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed documented histories to gain solid picture of relevant data
  • Supported patient physical and emotional comfort by taking care in positioning, responding to questions and using effective calming strategies
  • Managed aseptic techniques to control infection risk and protect both patients and staff
  • Followed safety protocols at all times to minimize radiation exposure and potential for incidents with staff or patients
  • Supported patients by keeping private and confidential information concealed in adherence to regulations and procedures
Telemertry/ICU Float Pool Registered Nurse, 10/2009 - 02/2012
Mission Regional Medical Center Dover, NJ,
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of critically ill patients in challenging holding areas environment
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 2-5 patients daily
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Provided exceptional care to 2-3 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
Intensive Care Registered Nurse, 06/2007 - 10/2009
St. Francis Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and learning workshops
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of critically ill patients in challenging fast paced environment
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens
Education
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse, Expected in 05/2007
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Rogers State University - Claremore, OK
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rogers State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Interventional Radiology Nurse
  • Telemertry/ICU Float Pool Registered Nurse
  • Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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