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labor and delivery charge nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Obstetrics Nurse with 11 years of monitoring women and infants. Conducts post-childbirth coaching for new mothers on breastfeeding, infant care, sleep techniques and safe handling of infants. Monitored and cared for women during labor performing dilation checks, monitoring mother and infant heart rates and recognizing emergency situations. Licensed professional Delivery Nurse achieves positive patient and unit outcomes while demonstrating commitment to nursing excellence. Skilled in rendering quality care to women during labor, monitoring baby and coaching mothers during and after delivery. Experienced in caring for complications and assisting physician with caesarean sections, episiotomies and epidurals to support successful childbirth.

Skills
  • Family planning services education
  • Preventative health
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient consultation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Case Management
  • Lactation Nurse weekly at The Women's Clinic
  • LAPQC team member
  • Data collection for all new Postpartum Hemorrhage and Hypertension policies and procedures
  • Scheduling
Education
Magnolia High School Magnolia, AR Expected in 05/1997 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City, LA Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Science : Criminal Science - GPA :
Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, AR Expected in 12/2008 Associate of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • NRP
  • FHM
  • ACLS
  • Breastfeeding Counselor
  • Gift Certification
  • Pals
Accomplishments
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Supervised teamaff members.
Work History
The Pediatric Connection - Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse
Cornelius, NC, 10/2014 - Current
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Scheduled follow-up visits and instructed care for new mothers for weeks immediately following childbirth.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Administered epidural and patient controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Assisted with care for expectant mothers from beginning to end of term, including monitoring labs, examining ultrasounds and informing mothers on what to expect in next stages of pregnancy.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Managed [Number] nurses and nursing activities in [Number]-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of [Type] patients in challenging [Type] environment.
  • Updated patient charts using [Software] with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for [Type] rehabilitation unit.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • 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.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • 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.
Mission Health System, Inc - Home Health Nurse
Brevard, NC, 10/2012 - 10/2014
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Collaborated with vendors to procure medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 160 patients daily.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Led a team of 6-7 nurses daily with daily assignments, care planning, and time management skills.
Ardent Health Services - Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse
Claremore, OK, 09/2009 - 09/2012
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Assisted with care for expectant mothers from beginning to end of term, including monitoring labs, examining ultrasounds and informing mothers on what to expect in next stages of pregnancy.
  • Scheduled follow-up visits and instructed care for new mothers for weeks immediately following childbirth.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Worked closely with doctors in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Administered epidural and patient controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Led successful 8-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Updated patient charts using Centricity, with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 10 patients daily.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
Springhill Medical Center - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
City, STATE, 01/2009 - 09/2009
  • 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.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
Affiliations

Educated mothers with lactation before, during , and after delivery of their new borns. Edcuation given at every visit during their prenatal period and continued to delivery and home.

Edcuated mothers on exclusive breastfeeding.

Policy and Procedures on Safe Sleep with Newborns

Following Gift Program

Additional Information

I am a 11 year enthusiastic, positive- powered nurse who is wanting the opportunity to work for our perinatal unit on 4th floor. I am willing to work hard and do everything to my best abilities to keep all units running and to begin building new teams to become stronger better labor nurses, better nursery nurses, and postpartum nurses. All nurse s will be trained in Postpartum Hemorrhage and Postpartum Hypertensions. I have been working hard with Dana and LAPQC to write our new policies, stages, and orders.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Magnolia High School
  • Bossier Parish Community College
  • Southern Arkansas University

Job Titles Held:

  • Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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