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peritioneal dialysis nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Registered Nurse for 17 years in which 11 of those years has been in dilaysis with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in Renal Disease and the different Modality Options for the Dialysis patient. Desires a challenging role as a Home Program Manager.

Skills
  • Operations management
  • Quick learner
  • Computer proficient
  • File/records maintenance
  • Time management skills
  • Positive learning process
  • Training and development
  • Results-oriented
  • Client-focused
  • West Virginia Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Hemodialysis treatment
  • Outpatient dialysis services
  • Dialysis treatments
  • Maintaining dialysis equipment
Experience
10/2016 to Current Peritioneal Dialysis Nurse Universal Health Services | Boise, ID,
  • Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.
  • Delivered an exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Initiated new programs 
  • Monitored patients labs, medications, treatments, and overall health 
  • Trained new patients on home modalities
  • Improved DQI at both facilities
  • Manage the PD home therapy at two clinics with approximately 35 combined patients
  • Provided training patient and family members in order to due treatments at home.
  • Documented and attended FHR
  • Advised and consulted with physicians in regards to patient care.
  • Documented assessments and POC on routine basis
  • Provided patient and family education on a monthly basis.
  • Identified issues and concerns and found ways to resolve.  
  • Continue to support the FA when needed
  • Provided teammate education on Home modalities.
  • Trained New RN teammates for PD program.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Ensured excellent care with a focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Completed clinical tasks while adhering to defined policies and procedures.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Created annual goals, objectives and budget and made recommendations to reduce costs.
  • Developed and implemented successful patient care plans.
  • Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Worked with nurses and other clinic staff to process patients and direct them to the appropriate departments. 
  • Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams.
  • Monitored patients with acute conditions.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
12/2015 to 10/2016 Charge Nurse Ace Hardware | Asheville, NC,
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Oversaw daily activities and continuous development of nursing teamates.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Ensured excellent care with a focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Identified areas in need of clinical improvement and implemented process changes to accommodate.
  • Completed clinical tasks while adhering to defined policies and procedures.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored patients with acute conditions.
  • Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Educated patients about their treatments.
  • Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for nursing services.
  • Verified and entered necessary information such as pain level, pain locations and pain management into the patient management system. 
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
  • Effectively served as an advisory resource by providing patient/family experience expertise.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm that they accurately and completely described care provided and patient responses.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Monitored staffing patterns and nursing care hours for efficiency and made changes when necessary.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Overseen patient care for a 16 station dilaysis center
  • Trained new nurses 
  • Followed up on patient care and treatments
  • Cared for patient during pre, during and post treatments
  • Documented in ChairSide Snappy and in Falcon
  • Assessed patient during treatments
  • interacted with patients, families and teammates on daily basis.
09/2009 to 12/2015 Facilities Supervisor American Senior Communities | Oakland City, IN,
  • Set appropriate maintenance schedules to maintain smooth building operations.
  • Oversaw inventory and equipment with an eye for both performance needs and cost controls.
  • Utilized advanced safety and codes knowledge, as well as strengths in project management and team leadership, to complete projects in an efficient manner.
  • Stayed up to date on latest information and trends in ESRD to maximize knowledge.
  • Developed and deepened relationships to form lasting and loyal partnerships.
  • Determined project schedules and maintained timeline with proactive adjustments to workflow.
  • Upheld quality standards by monitoring and correcting work.
  • Generated reports detailing project information and predictions.
  • Managed team of 9-30  professionals.
  • Recruited and mentored new teammates.
  • Completed weekly floor work to stay up to date on latest clinical practices and procedures.
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Kept a close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and job assignments.
  • Communicated individual and group performance to lead faculty.
  • Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of agency activities.
  • Organized and led weekly personnel meetings with 5 team members.
  • Evaluated accuracy and compliance of all documentation and reports.
  • Kept operations running smoothly and solved diverse problems by coordinating with customers, management and internal departments.
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm that they accurately and completely described care provided and patient responses.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Planned, organized, supervised and provided assignments for nursing, technical, office and biomedical staff. Managed an average of 6 employees each shift.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Supervised and evaluated the activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance and other personnel.
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
  • Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations in community activities.
  • Oversaw implementation of patient management plans.
  • Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
  • Administered, directed and coordinated the activities of the agency.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed all operations of the agency.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Monitored staffing patterns and nursing care hours for efficiency and made changes when necessary.
  • Developed and managed budget and revenue expectations while actively seeking ways to eliminate or reduce expenses.
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained 1-3 new staff annually.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Created system-wide communications about service excellence.
  • Conducted onsite visits to perform evaluations.
  • Trained 10 staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care.
  • Developed and implemented successful patient care plans.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Managed team of medical support personnel.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and address productivity standards, while adjusting for census, skill mix and sick calls.
  • Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines.
  • Analyzed facility activities and data to properly assess risk management and improve services.
  • Facilitated FHR for several clinics
  • Conducted CAT Audits
  • Provided teammate feed back in regards to annual evaluations
  • Conducted investigations and provided recommendations to mamagements
  • Served as a FA preceptor
  • Trained new FAs 
  • Interacted in the hiring process including interviewing and on boarding.
  • Managed Incenter, PD and HHD programs.
  • Monitored Quality Improvements with consistent increase in DQI.
  • Collaborated with ROD, fellow FA, CSS and Divisional Leads on rountine basis.  
  • Managed facilties during state audits. 
  • Monitored facility budgets. 


06/2006 to 01/2009 Nurse Manager Greenbrier Valley Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Kept a close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Completed weekly floor work to stay up to date on latest clinical practices and procedures.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and job assignments.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patients with acute conditions.
  • Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.
  • Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.
  • Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Established facility's annual budget and conducted monthly reviews to ensure finances were being properly allocated.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
  • Supervised 15 other practitioners and employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Analyzed facility activities and data to properly assess risk management and improve services.
  • Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of agency activities.
  • Worked with nurses and other clinic staff to process patients and direct them to the appropriate departments. 
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Reviewed and approved time cards for processing by payroll department.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
  • Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.
  • Effectively served as an advisory resource by providing patient/family experience expertise.
  • Conducted probationary and annual performance evaluations of all nursing staff.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Tracked and escalated compliance, care and quality issues.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm that they accurately and completely described care provided and patient responses.
  • Conducted onsite visits to perform evaluations.
  • Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for nursing services.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Evaluated accuracy and compliance of all documentation and reports.
  • Managed team of medical support personnel.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
Education and Training
Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Science | Registered Nurse Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV GPA:
Expected in 1998 Associate of Arts | Arts Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Mount Gay, WV GPA:
Activities and Honors

Village Paradise Award

Most Improved PD DQI 2017

2010 Quality Improvement Award from MARC for Improvement in AVF Rate

Preceptor



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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Shepherd University
  • Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Peritioneal Dialysis Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Facilities Supervisor
  • Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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