med surgical registered nurse resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Infection control measures
  • Health screening
  • Patient assessments
  • Medication administration
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Data entry
  • Home care
  • Collecting vitals
  • Case management
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
Work History
08/2019 to Current
Med/Surgical Registered Nurse Cleveland Clinic Spencer, OH,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • 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
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Cared for patients in 12-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
08/2018 to 05/2019
Licensed Practical Nurse (Field Nurse) MGA, Pediatric Home Healthcare City, STATE,
  • Dispensed and administered patients' medications following care plans and physician's orders
  • Ensured compliance with State Department of Health by completing all required forms and entered in computer database
  • Assessed patients by observing and recording vital signs, gathering assessment data and coordinating with healthcare team
  • Provided exceptional patient care by meeting physical, psychological and overall care requirements to support daily living needs and independence
  • Provided patient education
  • Delivered in-home care to disabled children and adults
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients
  • Maintained good communication between department heads, medical staff and governing boards by attending board meetings and synchronizing interdepartmental functions
08/2017 to 09/2018
Licensed Practical Nurse (Alzheimer's Unit) Southeast Colorado Hospital & LTCC City, STATE,

• Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
• Assisted patients with daily functions.
• Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
• Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
• Helped residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
• Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.
• Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
• Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, and end of life processes.
• Managed caseload of 16 clients, providing education, treatments, and wound care.

08/2015 to 10/2018
EMT Northern Saguache County Ambulance City, STATE,
  • Respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistanc, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound
  • Assess a patient’s condition and determine course of treatment
  • Provide first-aid treatment or life support care to ill or injured patients
  • Transport patients safely in an ambulance to designated medical facility
  • Report observations and treatments to physician, nurses, or other healthcare facility staff
  • Document medical care given to patients
  • Restock inventory and clean supplies/equipment after use
Expected in 12/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science And Nursing :
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Expected in 06/2018 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, R.N.
Otero Junior College - La Junta, Colorado

R.N. Preceptorship

Total of 448 linical hours:

  • Parkview Hospital Med/Surg, Pueblo, CO.
  • St. Mary Corwin Hospital Med/Surg, Pueblo, CO.
  • 112 hours Penrose Hospital ICU, Colorado Springs, CO.
Expected in 06/2016 to to
Certificate in Nursing, LPN : Nursing
Trinidad State Junior College - Alamosa, CO

553 hours total in clinical experience

  • San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center, Alamosa, CO
  • Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO
  • San Luis Care Center, Alamosa, CO
  • Rio Grande Hospital, Del Norte, CO

LPN preceptorship

  • 90 hours completed in Rio Grande Hospital, Del Norte, CO
Expected in 05/2016 to to
Associate of Science:
Trinidad State Junior College - Alamosa, CO
Expected in 05/2015 to to
Certificate : EMT-B
Trinidad State Junior College - Alamosa, CO,
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • TNCC
  • CPR

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Otero Junior College
  • Trinidad State Junior College
  • Trinidad State Junior College
  • Trinidad State Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Med/Surgical Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Field Nurse)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Alzheimer's Unit)
  • EMT


  • Bachelor of Science And Nursing
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate in Nursing, LPN
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate

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