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primary care nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Driven nursing professional, with over 20 years experience in primary care and licensed in the state of Alaska. Compassionate, caring and comfortable working with people of all backgrounds. Capable of assisting with surgical procedures, administration of medication and updating electronic health records. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Procedure preparations Chronic disease management Call triaging Well visit procedures Administering immunizations Intravenous therapy Oxygen saturation standards Strong clinical judgment Performing EKGs Data entry Removing sutures Collecting vitals Medication administration Employee evaluation

Skills
  • Vital signs
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Performing EKGs
  • Procedure preparations
  • Call triaging
  • Removing sutures
  • Otoscope use
  • Administering immunizations
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Data Entry
  • Collecting vitals
  • EMR / EHR
  • Women's health exams
  • Acute care expertise
  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventative health
  • Health screening
  • Well visit procedures
  • Supply restocking
  • HIPAA education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Staff supervision
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • IV setup
  • Vaccine administration
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Physical assessments
Education
University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK Expected in 05/1999 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Western Career College Sacramento, CA Expected in 1988 Diploma : Medical Assisting - GPA : GPA: 4.0
Chugiak High School Chugiak, AK Expected in 1985 High School Diploma : - GPA : Elected Captain of Track Team, GPA: 3.4
University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK, Expected in 1999 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA : GPA: 3.6
Work History
Trinity Health Corporation - Primary Care Nurse
Bourbon, IN, 09/2019 - 03/2020
  • Evaluated and assessed phone calls from facilities, physician offices, hospitals and patients to handle urgent issues and prioritize care
  • Handled patient pharmacy needs by phoning in prescriptions to patients' preferred pharmacies
  • Encouraged health-promoting behaviors to improve patient health and reverse disease, including diet, exercise, pain management alternatives and smoking cessation
  • Resupplied offices and examination rooms, labeled drawers and ordered new stock
  • Educated patients on use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters
  • Used Athena to maintain patient medical records, accurately recording vital statistics, medical histories, vital statistics and test results
  • Administered immunizations to patients to prevent disease, including influenza, hepatitis A and B, measles and shingles immunizations
  • Called patients to share lab results and discuss physician orders
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
Trinity Health Corporation - Primary Care Nurse
Britt, IA, 08/1999 - 08/2019
  • Called patients to share lab results and discuss physician orders
  • Prepared procedure trays, sterile fields and supplies
  • Educated patients about the use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters
  • Organized and administered immunizations to patients
  • Resupplied offices and examination rooms, labeled drawers and ordered new stock
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Provided leadership to 15-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician's orders and treatment plan
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Updated patient charts using Centricity and Athena, including adding new and existing medications, to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Informed patients and answered questions about health condition management and general health information
Monarch Casino Black Hawk - Bank Teller
Black Hawk, CO, 06/1990 - 01/1993
  • Upheld strict financial controls by keeping funds secure and accurately transferring monies.
  • Completed highly accurate, high-volume money counts via both manual and machine-driven approaches.
  • Reconciled cash drawer and resolved discrepancies.
  • Logged cashier's checks and other transactions to maintain accuracy of account records.
  • Provided customer records on demand, including account statements and copies of checks.
  • Counted and packaged currency and coins.
Ascension Health - Certified Medical Assistant
Weldon Spring, MO, 08/1988 - 03/1990
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 15 patients every day
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted
Additional Information
  • Assisted in the training of new nurses and CMA's in medical office procedures. Trained staff on new EMR system (Centricity and Athena). Nursing Supervision Supervised ancillary staff of 12 nurses. Assisted in hiring new nursing staff. Including calling, scheduling and interviewing applicants A I Worked as a nursing supervisor for 6 years.

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School Attended

  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Western Career College
  • Chugiak High School
  • University of Alaska Anchorage

Job Titles Held:

  • Primary Care Nurse
  • Primary Care Nurse
  • Bank Teller
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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