Nurse Practitioner resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

An enthusiastic patient-focused, service-oriented registered nurse with over 10 years experience in various capacities providing in-patient care at PPMH and over 2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner with Phoebe Gastroenterology with proven record of patient satisfaction. A caring healthcare professional, eager to contribute to team success through hard work and attention to details while providing patients with the utmost medical care and compassionate support in their time of need. Versed and eager to be a member of the team that provides patients with their well deserved individualized care.

In a bid for psychiatric nursing experience, I am looking forward to this challenging, dynamic, and extremely rewarding position as a registered nurse in your Adult Behavioral Health Unit to enhance my current skill set, develop new capabilities, assume responsibilities, and become recognized in the behavioral health field with the reward of directly improving the lives of individuals and families.

With a demonstrated command in excellent patient care and working effectively with team members in optimizing patient experiences, while providing top-notch service to various patient populations. Ideally suited to building strong relationships with patients, their families, and health care provider team.

  • Experienced nurse in patient/situational assessment and appropriate intervention.
  • Maintain accurate patient electronic medical records.
  • Kind and compassionate.
  • Dedication and patience.
  • Good decision making and judgement.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Clinical experience in assessment and management of acute and chronic medical conditions as recommended by physician/care team.
  • Detail oriented and good organizational skills.
  • Development and implementation of nursing care plan.
  • Collaboration and team work with supervising medical team/physician to provide nursing care within the standard and scope of nursing.
  • Patient/family education on health maintenance, preventive care, counseling and support.
  • Physical and mental endurance.
  • Identify and solve problems.
  • Development and execution of therapeutic interventions/treatment plans as recommended by the physician/care team.
Work Experience
06/2017 to 12/2019 Nurse Practitioner Healthdrive Corporation | Black River Falls, WI,
  • Worked as a nurse practitioner providing high quality and professional care, while independently seeing a daily average of 12 - 18 patients.
  • Worked effectively with other team members, including nurses and medical assistants to provide patients with excellent experiences.
  • Worked as an integral member of a team attached to a supervising physician. Assessed patients, diagnosed diseases/medical conditions after appropriate diagnostic tests, formed and implemented treatment plans for various acute and chronic diseases.
  • Teamed with supervising physicians to provide comprehensive patient care, referrals and high-risk management strategies as needed.
  • Discussed/educated patients on treatment options (medical & non-medical) including risks and benefits of procedures scheduled.
  • Collaborated with patient's primary care physician to develop appropriate patient plans.
  • Medically managed both acute and chronic GI diseases including but not limited to -Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Barrett's Esophagus, GERD, Cirrhosis, Gastroparesis, Dysphagia, Diarrhea or Constipation of various etiologies, Anemia, Hepatitis A B & C, autoimmune hepatitis, pancreatitis, cholecystitis and other disorders of the gallbladder, Liver steatosis, NASH, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) as a team member of a supervising physician.
  • Maintained documentation using EHR - Athena and Meditech.
  • Transferred patient's if needed through Emergency department or for direct admit to hospital and tertiary centers like Mayo or Emory as was deemed necessary.
  • Scheduled patients for inpatient or outpatient procedures to include but not limited to Colonoscopy, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), CT, and Ultrasound as was needed/recommended.
  • Consulted with other departments to develop appropriate patient plans.
  • Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating.
  • Discussed proposed surgical procedures, risk and potential complications with supervising physician and educated the patient to obtain proper patient informed consent.
  • Reviewed appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities to ensure health and comfort of my patients.
  • Performed physicals and compared and contrasted results with established medical records to provide proper diagnosis and facilitate appropriate treatment.
  • Coordinated referrals for specialty services and any additional care recommended.
  • Educated and guided patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits.
  • Co-ordinated follow-up care for patients after hospital discharge, surgeries, diagnostic or treatment procedures.
  • Managed acute conditions and patient concerns after hours when on call.
01/2007 to 05/2017 Registered Nurse Providence Health & Services | Snohomish, WA,
  • Worked as a Registered Nurse with the Women and Children's Services for over 10 years. While in this department, I concurrently worked as a Staff Nurse on the Mother/Baby Floor and also as a Staff Nurse that floated to both the Just For Women - GYN Unit and also the Step Down Unit of the Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU II).
  • As a Registered Nurse on the Mother/Baby (Post-partum Floor), I had the opportunity of caring for patients and their newborns after Normal spontaneous delivery (NSD) or Cesarean Section deliveries "Couplet Care".
  • I was part of the support team to the family with a new born baby - educating and encouraging bonding, breast or bottle feeding, new born care and family adaptation.
  • Administered IV's, pharmaceuticals, and immunizations ordered by their physicians to both the mothers and infants.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses while they were on the postpartum unit and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion/discharge.
  • Conducted new in-patient admission by taking vital signs, ordering labs, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures as recommended by their physicians, while also taking visual assessment of patients to identify priority of care.
  • Provided resources to families for smooth transition during and after discharge.
  • Was part of the team that educated patients on health maintenance and illness prevention practices after their discharge to include but not limited to birth control initiation after delivery, the dangers of high risk behaviors, STD prevention, pregnancy alternatives, contraceptive management, immunizations, sibling adaptation, Critical Congenital Heart Disease education and testing.
  • Counseled and supported teenage mothers, HIV-infected mothers, and mothers with acute and chronic medical conditions.
  • Cared for mothers who lost babies during childbirth, providing emotional support.
  • Monitored health and any changing conditions in both the newborns and their mothers.
  • Assisted doctors with circumcision procedures of male newborns after informed consent from the mothers.
  • Proper documentation of all treatment interventions as was recommended by the physicians.
01/2007 to 05/2017 Staff Nurse Santa Barbara County, Ca | Santa Barbara, CA,
  • Provided care to women of all ages -teenage to elderly, while they were inpatient with various medical conditions or after various gynecological procedures/surgeries to include but not limited to Dilation & Curettage (D&C), endometrial ablation/biopsy, hysterectomy, pelvic laparoscopy, tubal ligation, myomectomy and Da Vinci Robotic surgeries.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication administration via oral, IV or intramuscular routes. Catheter insertion and maintenance, while monitoring responses and addressing any new concerns that may arise.
  • Assisted families during high-pressure situations that occur after surgery or during hospitalization.
  • Made recommendations to the primary physician's for patients that needed any referral services depending on identified emotional or medical needs.
  • Monitored and cared for patients that were less than 23 weeks pregnant and conducted mandated health screenings and physicals under the nursing scope.
  • Responded to patients and doctors while tracking the unborn baby's welfare and responding to life-threatening, unexpected emergencies including hemorrhage and preterm delivery.
  • Monitored and followed up on labs/procedures ordered by the primary physician's to optimize care of patients.
  • Prepared mothers for challenges of labor and caring for newborns if delivery is eminent.
01/2007 to 05/2017 Staff Nurse Santa Barbara County, Ca | Santa Barbara, CA,
  • Followed all policies, procedures and hospital regulations to ensure compliance and safety of the neonates and sick infants.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Inserted IV's for fluids and medication administration while also administering medications by oral, IV or intramuscular routes.
  • Part of the health care team that these sick newborn babies depended on for activities of daily living.
  • Communicated with parents and family members to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options as recommended by the Neonatologist.
  • Implemented tailored nursing care plan for each patient and evaluated it daily for effectiveness at the end of my 12 hour shifts.
  • Guided and educated parents and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Performed patient treatment according to urgency of condition while multitasking and delegating treatment needs/therapies like feeding, bathing, hygiene and grooming needs to qualified staff to ensure effective and safe care to promote better outcomes.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit the health and recovery of the neonates/sick infants.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care in the EHR.
Expected in Master of Science | Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP Presently Enrolled At - Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA GPA:

Program initiated in 08/2020

Expected in 07/2016 Master of Science | Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) Albany State University, Albany, GA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Science | Nursing Darton College, Albany, GA, GPA:
Expected in 08/1991 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) | Business Education Rivers State College of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, GPA:
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (NP-C)-Certification # F1116253 - expires January 31, 2022
  • Registered Professional Nurse (RN)-License # 186730 - expires January 31, 2022
  • Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR & AED) - expires December 2020
  • Member American Association of Nurse Practitioners Member since 2017 - to date
Personal Qualities

I am family-oriented, sympathetic and considerate to the needs and feelings of others, willing to assist my fellow being in whatever capacity I can. I am a strong and dependable support not only to my patients and their families but also to my colleagues, superiors, family, friends and people around me. I am a dedicated, thorough and detail oriented person who is motivated and hardworking. I always put in my best to give the best care, because I believe I might someday need same from a health care provider.

I am fun loving. I love to travel and meet people of different cultures and backgrounds. I believe everyone has a story and we have something to learn from one another to make this world a better place for us all.

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School Attended

  • Presently Enrolled At - Valdosta State University
  • Albany State University
  • Darton College
  • Rivers State College of Science And Technology

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