medical surgical staff registered nurse resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. With a drive for Teamwork to create patient satisfaction and trust. Resourceful possessing excellent work ethic, compassion and commendable interpersonal skills. Monitors vitals, prepares operating rooms and provides pre- and post-operative care to 5 patients in med-surge care. Self-motivated individual with expertise Health and Wellness.


Lactation Counselor, Charge Nurse, Bereavement Specialist, Manager, ACLS, Telemetry

  • Decision Making
  • Patient Examination
  • Nursing Consultation
  • IV Starts/Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Care Coordination
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Delegation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Student Precepting
Work History
05/2019 to Current
Medical Surgical Staff Registered Nurse Yale-New Haven Health Norwalk, CT,
  • Provided patients and family members with education regarding illness, medications and treatment plans.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Used Epic to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Assessed patient status during Acute Illness and Post Surgical procedures to communicate abnormalities to Doctors.
  • Managed caseload of 5 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
04/2018 to Current
Registered Nurse Longterm Care Accura Healthcare City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement
04/2008 to 03/2018
Obstetrician/Gynecologist Gundersen Health System City, STATE,
  • Consulted with patients on symptoms to help diagnose various gynecological concerns
  • Kept detailed records of patient treatments and needs throughout medical processes.
  • Supporting diverse female patients as young as 12 to age 100.
  • Explained test results to patients to help each make decisions about lifestyle choices, future healthcare and treatments for gynecologic or obstetric issues.
  • Worked closely with nurses to check on patient statuses and needs.
  • Educated patients on specific treatments and care plans.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by attending Unit Practice Commitee Meetings.
  • Worked closely with Nurse Managers to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Counseled female patients on birth control methods, cervical and breast cancer and answered questions or concerns.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Charge Nurse team on Mother Baby 26 Bed Unit. Managed 6-8 staff Nurses and 2 Certified Nursing Assistants.

Expected in 12/2007
Associate of Science: Nursing
Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar, IA
Expected in 05/1993
High School Diploma:
Decorah High School - Decorah, IA
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - 4/2018
  • Telemetry Training
  • Long Term Care Charge Nurse, Accura Health Care - 2018-present
  • Certified Lactation Counselor 2003-present
  • Bereavement Training 2018-present

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School Attended

  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Decorah High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Surgical Staff Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Longterm Care
  • Obstetrician/Gynecologist


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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