My desire to be an active and effective member of your organization motivates my writing to you. As a registered nurse with strong clinical experience supported by 18 years of experience in a medical laboratory environment, I now seek a role where I can put my practical skills to exceptional use in your open position as a registered nurse. I have a high level of motivation to continuously advance my professional skills and I ea- gerly look to utilize and challenge my abilities. In the past I've demonstrated an outstanding commitment to patient care and advocacy, with compas- sion and sensitivity throughout all areas of patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education. I've leveraged my outstanding customer service skills to work with both patients and their families to ensure the highest standards of comfort and care, while protecting patient rights and confidentiality. I have excellent back-office experience in documentation and patient records management. I'm also in the process of further honing my skills by pursuing a Masters of Nursing Degree. The following are some highlights of my achievements: Commended for outstanding skills in patient assessment and care in a clinical setting. Trained new hires on lab protocols. Contributed to gathering, tracking, and setup of lab specimens for testing. Ensured proper physician notification of critical results. Enforced alignment with HIPAA regulations. Enclosed you will find a resume which provides a comprehensive summary of my experience and achievements. Realizing that such a document cannot adequately communicate my desire and potential to make an effective contribution, I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you personally. In terms of salary requirements, I realize that flexibility is essential, and am therefore open to dis- cussing your company's salary range for an individual with my background. Very truly yours, UZMA RUIZ Resume REGISTERED NURSE Highly talented Registered Nurse in the process of completing a BSN and supported by over 18 years of lab experi- ence in a clinical setting. Commended for outstanding skills in patient diagnosis and care in a clinical setting, including working with patients and families to provide information and updates in a compassionate fashion. Committed to advo- cating for proper patient treatment, sensitivity, and confidentiality. Excellent track record of working with doctors and medical staff to develop effective treatment plans for a wide range of patients.
Pediatric Nurse01/2017 to Current
Provided care for medically fragile pediatric patients requiring short and longterm skilled nursing.
Routine skills performed include frequent oral, nasal, and tracheal suctioning; tracheotomy and GT changes; GT feedings and flushes; G-tube medication administration; documentation; com- municating significant findings and changes; accompanying patients to school/day programs and caring for them in that environment.
Tele Data Client Service Specialist01/2011 to 01/2012Allegis Group/ ADP
Handled customer service, client payroll, information distribution, and issue resolution.
Eliminated problems with W2s, money movement, tax, and reporting.
Managed back-office functions.
Received commendations for excellent performance.
Customer Service Representative/Lab Assistant01/1990 to 01/2008Laboratory Corporation of America
Delivered outstanding customer service and support for this leading medical laboratory and testing company.
Provided com- passionate and empathetic support to upset customers while maintaining regulatory compliance.
Boosted cus- tomer retention and satisfaction.
Trained new hires on lab protocols.
Contributed to gathering, tracking, and setup of lab specimens for testing.
Ensured proper physician notification of critical results.
Enforced alignment with HIPAA regulations.
Received multiple awards.
Attained OSHA certification.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing2017Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New JerseyNursing Achieved the high honor roll each semester; Dean's Academic List; won multiple academic scholarships.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing2015Raritan Valley Community CollegeNorth Branch, New JerseyNursing Achieved the high honor roll each semester; Dean's Academic List; won multiple academic scholarships.
Basic Life Support Certified (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified (PALS) IV Therapy Certified
Activities and Honors
Member, New Jersey State Nurse Association Member, American Nurse Association Volunteer, Somerset County Division of Consumer Protection Resume
Fluent in English, Urdu, and Hindi.
HIPAA regulations, regulatory compliance, Life Support, Medication Administration, Patient Advocacy, Clinical Care, Outpatient Care, Process Improvement, Therapy, Treatment Planning
Bachelor of Science : Nursing 2017 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing 2015 Basic Life Support Certified (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified (PALS) IV Therapy Certified
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