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Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Knowledgeable Registered Nurse with over 19 years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care. Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Patient care implementation
  • Chemotherapy and infusion
  • Support and education
  • Infusion medication administration
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Staff Development and Precepting
Education and Training
The Pennsylvania State University - State College , PA Expected in 2019 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA Expected in 2011 Associate of Arts : Nursing - GPA :
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 05/2023 Master of Arts : Education - GPA :
Certifications

Chemo/Bio certified

BLS certification

Experience
Spectrum Health - Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse
Niles, MI, 07/2019 - Current
  • Emotionally support's patients during treatments and give information on support groups and therapy services.
  • Discusses the importance of good nutrition during chemotherapy treatments and explained what side effects to expect.
  • Speaks with patients to better understand experienced side effects, noting details in charts for physician follow-up.
  • Communicates with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Utilizes computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Maintains strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Responds to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assess patient conditions, monitors behaviors and updates supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocates for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Stocks clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Helps patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Administers oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitors and record's patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Observe strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Counsels patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
South Carolina Job Board - Oncology Staff Registered Nurse
Aix Historical, SC, 01/2013 - 07/2019
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for cancer patients receiving treatment.
  • Expertly explained diagnoses to patients and discussed next steps for treatment and care in easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Wrote detailed notes regarding patient discussions, including information in patient charts.
  • Emotionally supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Provided patients with information on range of subjects, not limited to side effects from chemotherapy and benefits of proper nutrition during treatment.
  • Administered chemotherapy to patients as indicated by chart instructions given by each physician.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Consistently maintained core measures, patient satisfaction and HCAPs.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 09/2001 - 01/2013
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms nursing stations.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
Activities and Honors

Daisy Award Recipient

Completion of the Palliative Care Course

Oncology Nursing Society Member

Volunteer (flu shot clinic, men's homeless shelter in Harrisburg, PA).

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School Attended

  • The Pennsylvania State University - State College
  • Harrisburg Area Community College
  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse
  • Oncology Staff Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

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

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