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outpatient pulmonary nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
   Registered Nurse with 29+ years experience in acute care, home care and outpatient settings providing nursing care to complex cardiac, pulmonary and medical-surgical patients. 
Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Acute care expertise
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
  • Patient/family focused
  • Strong cardiac, pulmonary, and surgical skills
  • High level of autonomy
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Preceptor
  • Thorough physical assessments
Work History
08/2008 to Current
Outpatient Pulmonary Nurse Chi Health Turtle Lake, ND,
  • Specialized in the nursing care of patients with various pulmonary diseases
  • Triage sick calls for complex patients with Asthma, COPD exaccerbations, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Pleural effusions.
  • Assist physicians with Thoracentesis and care of PleurX catheter care.
  • Help coordinate follow up care for recent hospital discharges.
  • Instruct and educate staff and patients with proper use on inhalers.



08/2005 to 08/2008
Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit Lowell General Hospital Haverhill, MA,
  • Closely monitored acute cardiac conditions that included CHF, MI's, pre and post angioplasty, and post CABG.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.



08/2004 to 08/2005
Night Nursing Supervisor UConn Health Center City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Managed patient flow of new admissions to appropriate units.
  • Ensured proper staffing for each unit throughout the hospital.



07/2000 to 08/2004
Staff nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit UConn Health Center City, STATE,
  • Closely monitored patients with acute and chronic cardiac conditions.


07/1999 to 07/2000
Critical Care Float Nurse UConn Health Center City, STATE,
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of critical care patients.
  • Floated to ICU, med-surg, PACU, and oncology units.


09/1998 to 07/1999
Evening Home Care nurse McLean Home Care City, STATE,
  • Provided on-call care during the evening and night shift.
  • Opened new admissions to home care services.
  • Provided hospice care and support to patients and their family.
  • Delivered wound care; medication compliance and teaching; assessment and monitoring of patients; promoted safety in the home.


07/1993 to 09/1998
Staff Nurse/Surgical-Trauma ICU Hartford Hospital City, STATE,
  • Specialized in the nursing care of complex patients including post trauma, post surgery, post liver and kidney transplants, and post CABG.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.


07/1989 to 07/1993
Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit Hartford Hospital City, STATE,
  • Ensured close monitoring for patients with acute cardiac diagnoses that included MI's, PTCA, post op CABG, CHF, and pre-heart transplant surgery.


07/1988 to 07/1989
Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Closely monitored acute cardiac conditions and post surgery.


Education
Expected in 1988
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Wagner College - Staten Island, NY
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wagner College

Job Titles Held:

  • Outpatient Pulmonary Nurse
  • Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit
  • Night Nursing Supervisor
  • Staff nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit
  • Critical Care Float Nurse
  • Evening Home Care nurse
  • Staff Nurse/Surgical-Trauma ICU
  • Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down Unit
  • Staff Nurse/Cardiac Step Down

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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