pediatric nurse practitioner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with two years of planning and implementing pediatric nursing care. Accommodating and kind professional certified in pediatrics. Expertise in evaluating patient care outcomes, analyzing and interpreting patient histories and instructing parents on preventive health measures.

  • Disease Prevention Education
  • Patient Records Maintenance
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Test Results Interpretation
  • Health Care Evaluation
  • Medication Prescribing
  • Standards of Care
  • Drug Regimen Counseling
  • Specialist Referrals
  • Patient Health Information Access
  • Physical Examinations
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Parent Counseling
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Diagnostic Interventions
  • Acute and Chronic Health Issues
Work History
09/2020 to Current
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Mee Memorial Hospital King City, CA,
  • Provided anticipatory guidance to pediatric patients and families concerning areas such as vaccine administration, developmental milestones and nutrition and hygiene practices.
  • Diagnosed and responded to illnesses and physical conditions through prescription of medication and health counseling and education.
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing proactive communication with parents and children.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Identified common pediatric and adolescent illnesses to plan and implement interventions and management.
  • Formulated plans of care to optimize child's health potential and minimize physical and psychological complications.
  • Evaluated response of patients to interventions by reviewing clinical outcomes, goals met and patient and family satisfaction.
  • Established and implemented developmental screening initiatives to detect delays in young children.
  • Evaluated child's response to treatment through phone calls and follow up visits.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Explained medications and side effects to patients, family members and caregivers, and thoroughly reviewed physician-ordered tests.
  • Recorded patient medical history, applicable test results and vitals into medical records.
11/2012 to 09/2020
NICU RN Catholic Health Initiative Lisbon, ND,
  • Assessed, evaluated and cared for neonate and pediatric patients.
  • Communicated with family members and loved ones to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options.
  • Administered medications and fluids and checked vital signs on critically ill newborns.
  • Provided high level of quality care for each and every patient in 8-bed neonatal ICU unit.
  • Followed policies, procedures and hospital regulations for protocol compliance and patient safety.
  • Crafted tailored nursing care plan for each patient and evaluated it daily for effectiveness.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
03/2001 to 08/2012
Registered Nurse Level 3, NICU St. Francis Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Master of Science: Nursing
Northwestern State University - Natchitoches, LA,
Expected in 12/2014 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Northwestern State University of Louisiana - Natchitoches, LA
Expected in 02/2001 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Louisiana Tech University - Ruston, LA,

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School Attended

  • Northwestern State University
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Tech University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse Level 3, NICU


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

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