med surg nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Professional Summary
Highly motivated new graduate NP with highly developed skills in promoting consistent delivery of quality care and timely access to necessary resources for patients and their families, with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 600 hours clinical practicum experience.
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Problem resolution capability 
  • Well versed analyzing and interpreting patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses
  • Knowledgeable at instructing patient and families regarding the treatment plan and any follow-up required
  • Able to prescribe drugs to treat specific illnesses
  • Able to utilize information technology to drive health care decisions and evaluate outcomes
  • Able to evaluate health care policy, and will be able to advocate/influence changes for improvement
  • Able to analyze and utilize best practices and evidence based research to optimize knowledge development for outcomes achievements

Knowledgeable at ordering developmental and laboratory tests as necessary to assure an accurate diagnosis

Knowledgeable at interpreting test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings

King University School of Nursing Knoxville, TN Expected in Current Master of Science : Nursing (MSN) - GPA :
Queens University of Charlotte, Presbyterian School of Nursing Charlotte, NC Expected in 2014 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA : Nursing
, Expected in BSN : - GPA :
University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt, Expected in 1996 Bachelor of Science : Sociology - GPA : Sociology
, Expected in B.Sc : - GPA :
Work History
Hca - Med Surg Nurse
Ky, KY, 08/2015 - 08/2016
  • Assessed patient conditions and nursing needs, using the nursing process; developed plans that prescribe strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes and; implemented identified plans, coordinated care delivery, and employed strategies to promote health and safe environment.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for seven patients per shift.

Chi Health - Med Surg Nurse
Grafton, ND, 07/2014 - 07/2015
  • Provide care appropriate to the age and specific needs of patients including medication administration in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures; experienced in the use of patients monitoring equipment including telemetry and; documentation of patient care, observations, procedures, and test results.

Minnesota Urology, Pa - Medical Records Technician
Minneapolis, MN, 11/2010 - 2011
  • Used computerized data and retrieval systems to retrieve medical records (included but not limited to Composite Health Care Systems) and Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), and collaborated with clinical staff to ensure appropriate documentation of diagnosis and procedures.

United States Army - Patient Administration Specialist
City, , 07/2006 - 2011
  • Corporal (Honorably Discharged) Compiled data and prepared required statistical reports; initiated correspondence pertaining to medical records, medical board proceedings, line of duty investigations; and other records and reports pertaining to patient administration.; applied knowledge of medical terminology as it applies to anatomy and physiology and; maintained a medical record tracking system within the medical treatment facility.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.

    Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Tennessee Nurses Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Member
Additional Information
  • Awards Jan. 2009 U.S. Army Certificate of Achievement Dec. 2009 U.S. Army Good Conduct Medal (2)

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School Attended

  • King University School of Nursing
  • Queens University of Charlotte, Presbyterian School of Nursing
  • University of Port Harcourt

Job Titles Held:

  • Med Surg Nurse
  • Med Surg Nurse
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Patient Administration Specialist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • BSN
  • Bachelor of Science
  • B.Sc

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