mother baby postpartum registered nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a Johns Hopkins Bachelor's prepared Registered Nurse with a comprehensive range of skills in many settings; including but not limited to hospital, OR, ambulatory, clinical, remote, documentation, EMR transitions, developer relations during Go Live!, Pioneer RN Team Lead of the DavinCi Robot by Intuitive Surgical partnered with Stryker to provide A/V. program layout at INOVA Fairfax Hospital (appointed upon merit) I have an active nursing license in DC and Maryland (Compact status).

I am known for my integrity and leadership skills as well as my ability to seamlessly adapt to routine, identify and meet the individual needs or exceeding the expectations of others, retaining staff, and easily engaging with others; especially so with those having a reputation of lacking the ability to communicate well socially.

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.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Well visit procedures
  • Sanitation
  • ICD-9 forms
  • Women's health exams
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Family planning services education
  • EMR / EHR
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Chronic disease management
  • Trauma recovery
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Home care
  • Patient consultation
  • Acute care expertise
  • Preventive health
Work History
01/2016 to 12/2019 Mother-Baby Postpartum Registered Nurse George Washington University Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Monitored and assessed mother and newborn after delivery to ascertain proper healing and recovery.
  • Educated new parents on how to properly care for infants by instructing parents on bottle feeding, bathing, circumcision care and breastfeeding.
  • Coordinated and consulted with collaborative health care team to plan, implement and assess both mother and infant care plans.
  • Assisted mothers in establishing breastfeeding relationships with infants with proper latching demonstrations. RN Lactation Consultant/Certified Breastfeeding Specialist
  • Assisted mothers in establishing breastfeeding relationships with infants with proper latching demonstrations.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • 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.
01/2015 to 12/2016 RN2 - Clinical Specialty Nurse Medical Faculty Associates | City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Collected blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other conditions.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma setting.
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • 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.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
02/2012 to 12/2014 Circulating Nurse, Operating Room INOVA Fairfax Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain sterile fields and actively monitored situations to prevent breaches in aseptic techniques.
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Assisted surgeons with cutting of tissue, clamping and suturing during operational procedures.
  • Coordinated and consulted with healthcare teams to plan, implement, assess and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures.
  • Positioned patients in operating rooms to prepare for surgical procedures, using supine, prone and sitting surgical positions.
  • Positioned operating room lights and laid out sterile instrument packs.
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures.
  • Performed pre-operative assessments to prepare patients for surgery.
  • Utilized sterile techniques and infection-control guidelines to maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Assisted physicians in operating room by providing necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Coordinated with surgeons and staff to deliver safe patient care during operations.
  • Prepped operating rooms to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
Expected in 02/2010 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, GPA:
  • Honoree of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Dean's List 2008-2010
  • Chesapeake Urology Associates, Women of the Masonic Temple, among recipient of many other prestigious Scholarship
  • Elected to Class President for Student Government in 2008

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School Attended

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Mother-Baby Postpartum Registered Nurse
  • RN2 - Clinical Specialty Nurse
  • Circulating Nurse, Operating Room


  • Bachelor of Science

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