psychiatric nurse resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

  • Diabetes management
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Intake and discharge
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Relationship building
  • Organization
  • Collaboration
  • Clerical
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Unit administration
  • Wound Management
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • RN Case Management
  • Seizure management
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Disease Diagnosis and Management
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Patient Health Education
  • Unit Management and Leadership
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Nurse Education and Mentorship
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
Psychiatric Nurse, 08/2019 to Current
County Of SacramentoSacramento, CA,
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Discussed non-medical techniques such as yoga and meditation to help patients alleviate depression and anxiety.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Collaborated with treatment and service providers using interprofessional interdisciplinary team approach for continuity of care.
Child Caretaker, 08/2017 to 07/2019
Breckenridge Grand VacationsBreckenridge, CO,
  • Instructed children in health and personal habits involving eating, resting and hygiene habits.
  • Made nutritious snacks and meals for the client's child.
  • Sanitized toys and tables to maintain clean, safe environment.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Used positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Recorded behavior, food and medication dispensing information.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Maintained safe, healthy and comfortable childcare environment.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Planned and implemented age-appropriate activities and lessons
  • Assisted children with social, emotional and behavioral development.
  • Organized supplies and instructional materials to maintain tidy classroom.
  • Observed and monitored children to identify developmental strengths and target enrichment activities.
Massage Therapist, 08/2005 to 08/2017
Massage Envy SpaCity, STATE,
  • Gave clients individualized suggestions for stretching, strengthening, postural and relaxation techniques.
  • Performed therapeutic pregnancy, sports, deep tissue and Swedish massage on clients.
  • Formulated targeted massage plans based on individuals' physical condition, histories and current concerns.
  • Protected clients from contagious diseases or allergic reactions by fully cleaning equipment between massage appointments.
  • Used hot stone massage to relieve deep pressure, pain and buildup of toxins.
  • Brought in high volume of referrals from satisfied massage clients and consistently exceeded quotas.
  • Helped clients tackle different types of stress by releasing knotted muscles with advanced massage techniques.
  • Drove sales by recommending additional massage services and related products.
  • Developed deep understanding of specialized massage techniques by attending regular professional development courses.
  • Increased sales by providing exceptional service and maintaining positive and energetic attitude.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized work environment.
  • Maintained patient records, tracking rehabilitation goals and progress
  • Developed treatment plans, taking into consideration clients' rehabilitation goals, preferred treatment methods and appointment frequency.
  • Communicated with clients to learn about physical condition and symptoms.
  • Employed trigger point therapy to relieve specified areas of pain or dysfunction.
  • Analyzed client's medical histories to identify potential root causes of ailments.
  • Addressed injuries, trauma and stress using myofascial release.
  • Examined clients to identify imbalances and sources of painful or tense areas.
  • Applied massage on soft body tissue to relieve discomfort and facilitate healing in injuries.
  • Utilized cross-fiber friction techniques to facilitate strong, flexible repair in site-specific muscle and connective tissue injuries.
  • Guided clients through PNF stretches to target nerve receptors and extent muscle length.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Nursing Science: Nursing, Expected in 07/2022 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree [All Semesters 2021-2022]
  • Honor Roll [All Semesters 2021-2022]
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2013 to Galen College of Nursing - Louisville, KY
  • 3.75 GPA
  • Honor Roll
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • President's List Honoree
  • Student of the Month
  • Peer Tutor
Licensed Practical Nursing: Licensed Practical Nursing, Expected in 05/2011 to Spencerian College of Nursing - Louisville, KY,
NCTMB: Massage Therapy, Expected in 08/2005 to Florida Academy of Massage And Skin Care - Fort Myers, FL,

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Galen College of Nursing
  • Spencerian College of Nursing
  • Florida Academy of Massage And Skin Care

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Child Caretaker
  • Massage Therapist


  • Bachelor of Nursing Science
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nursing

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