nurse practitioner oncology resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Qualified Nurse Practitioner with [Number] years of experience in a leadership nursing role. Adept at critical care and management with training in patient education and leadership. Self-directed and solutions-oriented with fantastic communication skills. Committed to increasing the quality of patient care through top-of-the-line time management and prioritization. Highly qualified and board certified [Job Title] driven to build strong relationships with patients and families. Acts as patient advocate to achieve best possible outcomes. Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with advanced clinical training in neonatal, pediatrics and OB/GYN. Over [Number] years of practice in [Type] healthcare environments. Contributes to revenue generation and increase in business through excellent care and support. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Diagnostic Tests Ordering
  • Disease Prevention Education
  • Treatment Planning
  • Specialist Referrals
  • Standards of Care
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Health Care Evaluation
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Support Staff Supervision
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Drug Regimen Counseling
  • Test Result Interpretation
  • Care Planning
  • Medication Dosage Determination
  • Patient Records Maintenance
  • Diagnostic Interventions
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Care Staff Supervision
  • Behavior Modification
  • Patient Education
  • Medication Prescribing
  • Physical Examinations
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Patient Follow-Up
  • Breast Examinations and Education
  • Medical Screening
  • Patient-centered Care
  • Patient Rapport
  • Telemedicine Appointments
Work History
12/2020 to Current Nurse Practitioner-Oncology Wakemed | Wilsons Mills, NC,
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Discussed care plans with patients and explained test results and proper use of medications.
  • Utilized customized patient teaching tools to support patients.
  • Educated patients about reproductive health issues and dispensed contraceptives.
  • Strictly adhered to all HIPAA regulations.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Provided medical services and care to patients with chronic and acute conditions.
  • Advised caregivers and family members in providing emotional and psychological care to support patient needs.
  • Supported patients in maintaining prescribed regimen of care.
  • Coordinated with physicians, specialists and other medical staff to develop treatment plans for chronic conditions.
  • Explained medications and side effects to patients, family members and caregivers, and thoroughly reviewed physician-ordered tests.
  • Prescribed appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities to support health and comfort of patients.
  • Formulated lists of current and past medical conditions.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medical needs and non-medical options for treatments and therapy.
  • Recorded patient medical history, applicable test results and vitals into medical records.
  • Adhered to hospital procedures, policies and protocols to support patient safety.
  • Teamed with physicians to provide comprehensive patient care, referrals and high-risk management strategies.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Performed patient physicals and compared and contrasted results with established medical records to provide proper diagnosis and facilitate appropriate treatment.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on healthcare protocols and processes.
11/2019 to 11/2020 Registered Nurse-Critical Access Hospital South Lincoln Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • 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.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
09/2011 to 11/2019 Registered Nurse-Oncology Clinical Coordinator Memorial Hospital Of Sweetwater County | City, STATE,
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Worked with healthcare team to develop new dialysis treatment flow sheet and other log forms, improving clinical documentation and accountability.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Participated in [Type] policy committee to discuss policies, propose revisions and implement changes.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Registered Nurse Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID GPA:
Expected in 12/2020 to to Master of Science | Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI, GPA:
Expected in 12/2017 to to Bachelor of Science | Registered Nursing University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY GPA:
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School Attended

  • Idaho State University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Wyoming

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Practitioner-Oncology
  • Registered Nurse-Critical Access Hospital
  • Registered Nurse-Oncology Clinical Coordinator


  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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