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medsurg travel nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 4 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in med/sur environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative Health
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Well Visit Procedures
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Patient Assessments
  • Family advocacy
  • Evaluations
  • IV setup
  • Cultural awareness
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Critical care nursing
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 02/2023 - 05/2023
Texas Health & Human Services Commission , , Hermiston, OR
  • Monitored patient condition by 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.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2022 - 11/2022
The Waters Senior Living , , Seattle, WA
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
Med Surg Travel RN, 01/2022 - 03/2022
Moore County Hospital District , , Austin, TX
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Med Surg Travel RN, 06/2021 - 11/2021
Great Plains Nursing And Rehab , ,
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
Medsurg Travel Nurse, 01/2021 - 03/2021
Great Plains Nursing And Rehab , ,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Documented all patient interactions and interventions in EPIC EMR, including physical and psychological assessments, care plans, treatment and observations.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit/ICU Nurse, 01/2018 - 12/2020
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  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 08/2012 - 09/2014
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  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Registered nurses informed of changes.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 06/2015 - 11/2017
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  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
Education
Associate of Science: Associate Degree in Nursing , Expected in 12/2017
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Amarillo College - ,
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No Degree: License Vocational Nurse , Expected in
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Amarillo College - Amarillo Tx,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
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Dumas High School - ,
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Status -
Certifications
  • BLS-AHA expires 12/2023
  • ACLS-AHA expires 07/2024
  • Texas RN license-937844
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Amarillo College
  • Amarillo College
  • Dumas High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Med Surg Travel RN
  • Med Surg Travel RN
  • Medsurg Travel Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit/ICU Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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