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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Empathetic nursing professional promoting over 27 years of expertise in the healthcare industry. Knowledgeable in acute long term care and critical care settings. Have had brief experience in home health care setting. Seeking the opportunity to join a new organization and provide compassionate, quality palliative care.

Skills
  • Patient and family education
  • FCCS nursing certification
  • Critical care nursing
  • Healthcare ethics
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Medication administration
  • Chronic disease management
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Clinical documentation
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Death and dying
Work History
05/2017 to 10/2019 Nurse/Charge Nurse The Pediatric Connection | Wilmington, NC,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Discussed patient care and treatment with care team members to optimize intervention plans and care delivery.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment procedures and answered questions for thorough home care plans.
  • Maximized staff and patient protections by enforcing optimal disease prevention protocols.
  • Supervised staff of 3 registered nurses, and 1-2 certified nursing assistants.
01/2007 to 11/2017 Nurse/ Charge Nurse Select Medical Hosptial | City, STATE,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Oversaw work of nursing student technicians and externs to educate on proper procedures and how to prioritize care tasks.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • 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 catch and address new concerns.
  • Contributed to committees in effort to promote standardize practices and procedures across hospital-wide nursing stations.
  • Identified and assisted with opportunities for performance improvement activities on unit and with other service areas.
  • Adhered to treatment plan instructions when administering medications and treatments to patients.
  • Inserted catheters and completed tracheostomy for patients.
  • Provided patient status updates to nurses to ensure that every patients' needs were met.
  • Gathered laboratory samples, monitored fluids and read test results to make accurate care decisions.
  • Coordinated nursing care for patients and participated in patient and family education.
  • Came up with treatment plans and communicated with patients about options, medications and self-management.
  • Analyzed patient responses to medications, therapies and variances in plans of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • Served as charge nurse, caring for patients with serious illnesses.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 5-6 patients each day in high-volume critical care setting.
  • Directed patient admission and discharge tasks while managing patients and coordinating care.
  • Recognized and understood specific stages of dying process, providing comfort-based care during vulnerable times.
07/2003 to 06/2004 Nurse Family Health Center A.k.a. Grace Health | City, STATE,
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient care and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
03/1994 to 06/1994 Nurse/Home Health Care Nurse Visiting Nurse Services Of Southern Michaigan | City, STATE,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Helped patients achieve higher standards of living through effective ADL coaching and assistance.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Adhered to treatment plan instructions when administering medications and treatments to patients.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Recorded vital signs, monitored changes and communicated to physicians immediately.
Education
Expected in 05/1992 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Kellogg Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse/Charge Nurse
  • Nurse/ Charge Nurse
  • Nurse
  • Nurse/Home Health Care Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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