postpartum registered nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Knowledgeable and compassionate Bachelor's Degree Registered Nurse that is diligent about meeting patients’ needs while providing holistic patient care. Focused on patient safety and promoting satisfaction within the healthcare system. Utilizes critical thinking skills, decision making, and knowledge to ensure positive outcomes are being achieved. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Team-oriented and adaptable to a changing environment.

  • Prioritization
  • Multitasking
  • Concise communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership
  • Coordination
  • Decision-making
  • Creative problem solving
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to establish rapport with individuals
  • Thorough when documenting and educating
  • Understands how to navigate electronic medical record
Postpartum Registered Nurse, 7/5/2022 to Current
HcaShawnee, KS,
  • Responded to emergency situations regarding both mothers and babies with speed, expertise, and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support, and life-saving interventions
  • Performed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administering to patients
  • Provided parents/families with compassion during situations of high anxiety, while offering insight on care being administered
  • Used effective education/communication skills to speak with parents regarding daily baby care and care of mothers in the postpartum period
  • Delivered a thorough high quality of care to an average of 6-8 patients during each shift
  • Bathed, fed, and assessed newborn infants
  • Assessed postpartum mothers
  • Performed vitals signs on mothers and infants
  • Demonstrated best angles and positioning to support and enable women to successfully breastfeed their newborn
  • Educated and promoted breast pumping for mothers whose infants were being cared for in the NICU
  • Performed infant serum bilirubin levels, newborn screen tests, infant and mother CBC/BMP labs, infant CCHD tests, infant and mother blood glucose tests, etc.
  • Placed peripheral IV's in mothers during the postpartum period
  • Placed foley catheters and performed straight catheterization in postpartum mothers while utilizing sterile technique
  • Placed an NGT in an infant
  • Adequately cared for neonatal abstinence syndrome infants, while also focusing on involving the mother/family in the infants active hands-on care
  • Initiated and maintained infant jaundice phototherapy treatment, while promoting bonding/breastfeeding/rooming in
  • Stabilized postpartum mothers experiencing a postpartum hemorrhage, requiring transfer to a higher level of care
  • Provided excellent customer service and attentive care to patients and their families
  • Maintained updated knowledge through continuing education and advanced training
  • Precisely documented patient care in a professional and thorough manner within the patients medical chart
  • Performed patient admissions, discharges, and transfers
  • Performed housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and free of clutter
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies
  • Delivered holistic patient care based on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs
Medical Surgical Patient Support Assistant, 05/2021 to 06/2022
Hilton WorldwideSacramento, CA,
  • Delivered patient care to the pediatric/neonatal/adult population on the Med Surg/Pediatric unit
  • Obtained patient vital signs/glucose checks and reported results to registered nurses to identify changes from prior measurements
  • Responded to patient alarms and call light signals to assist patient with needs and to ensure safety
  • Promoted patient satisfaction and sense of well-being by assisting with ADLs
  • Supported healthy patient skin with regulated skin integrity checks and frequent repositioning
  • Assisted the registered nurse with patient admissions, discharges, and transfers
  • Performed housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and free of clutter
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies
  • Delivered holistic patient care based on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs
  • Documented patient care in a thorough manner in EPIC
Waitress, 07/2018 to 05/2021
Rocky Creek Veterinary HospitalGreer, SC,
  • Welcomed guests with a personable attitude and smile, while maintaining professionalism
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness while implementing proper sanitation
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served and bring additional items as needed
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess, address, and prioritize customer needs
  • Addressed concerns quickly to improve service and sought out higher services if needed for guests
  • Collaborated with the team by utilizing communication and teamwork to ensure a quality workplace
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks, and collected payments from customers
  • Restocked items as needed throughout the shift and after the shift to ensure that adequate resources were available for the next shift and guests
  • Operated computer to input orders, split bills, and calculate totals
Kennel Assistant, 12/2014 to 07/2019
All Creatures Veterinary Clinic And LodgeCity, STATE,
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, including maintaining visible pet identification and checking tags to minimize care errors
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards
  • Collaborated with the veterinary healthcare team to ensure each animal and owner's needs were being addressed appropriately
  • Bathed animals to ensure cleanliness and wellbeing
  • Collected and documented animal information such as physical condition, food intake and output, medication administration, and behavior during boarding periods
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming, and daily care services
  • Sanitized and cleaned to provide a sterile/clean environment to prevent the spread of illnesses
  • Promoted optimal health by feeding and supplying water to every animal on a regular schedule
  • Restocked animal care supplies to ensure resources were always available
  • Administered medications to animals by identifying the animal's identification and medication administration record
  • Performed opening and closing duties thoroughly to ensure a smooth shift
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2022 to Ashland University - Ashland, Ohio

GPA: 3.25, Dean's List Honoree- Spring Semester 2020 Hilda E. Bretzlaff Scholarship Recipient, Medical Mutual of, Ashland University Scholarship Recipient University Corporate Hospital Scholarship Recipient, ICARE Recipient

Activities and Honors

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Member- Served on the Executive Committee- Fall Semester 2020, Emerging Greek Leaders Summit Facilitator- Fall Semester 2019


Basic Life Support Certification, ODH Hearing Screening, ODH Vision Screening Children’s Test, Advanced Stroke Life Support Certification, Neonatal Resuscitation Certification.


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School Attended

  • Ashland University

Job Titles Held:

  • Postpartum Registered Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Patient Support Assistant
  • Waitress
  • Kennel Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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