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psychiatric registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced RN

Attentive Psychiatric Staff Nurse composed and polished even in high-stress situations. Collaborative leader and team player willing to pitch in and assist with any task. Dedicated to coaching and training other health team personnel.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Decision-making
Experience
03/2021 to Current Psychiatric Registered Nurse Providence Health & Services | Santa Rosa, CA,
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • 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.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Collaborated with prescribing professionals to get patients necessary medications.
11/2015 to 02/2021 Behavioral Access Clinician Providence Health & Services | Seward, AK,
  • RN in Behavioral Access Center from 2015-2017 . ER assessment , treatments and dispositions . 2017-2021. RN on Psychiatric Unit .
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with prescribing professionals to get patients necessary medications.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Conducted independent risk assessment for self-directed violence, analyzing risk factors, protective factors, mental status and current triggers.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Created safe and supportive therapeutic milieu to promote recovery.
  • Administered medications, adhering to medication schedules and making adjustments commensurate with patients' condition and response.
01/2011 to 01/2013 Psychiatric Registered Nurse Onward Healthcare | Johnson City, NY,
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
08/2013 to 11/2015 Psychiatric Nurse Providence Health & Services | Valdez, AK,
  • Contacted insurance carriers to obtain authorizations, notifications and pre-certifications for patients.
  • Notified ordering providers of denied authorizations.
  • Coordinated support services and optimized communication between healthcare workers and patients.
  • Maintained up-to-date case records with case activity status.
  • Educated clients in navigating complex health care systems to prevent uncertainty and discontinuities of health care.
  • Collected data to represent symptom onset, presenting problem and medical diagnoses.
  • Communicated triage information to primary care team to discuss disposition.
  • Reviewed medical chart and requested appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Discussed medication options with patients and sent prescriptions to designated pharmacies.
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to facilitate patient care.
  • Reviewed medical chart to streamline appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
03/2010 to 06/2011 Psychiatric Registered Nurse Amita Health | Hendersonville, TN,
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
02/2005 to 06/2010 Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Life Care Centers Of America | Millcreek, UT,
  • Coordinated support services and optimized communication between healthcare workers and patients.
  • Maintained up-to-date case records with case activity status.
  • Educated clients in navigating complex health care systems to prevent uncertainty and discontinuities of health care.
  • Adhered to ethical principles and standards to protect clients' confidential information.
  • Monitored and kept meticulous records of patient treatment plans and response of patient to medication.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to improve care quality, reduce costs and gauge patient progress.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Collaborated with treatment and service providers using interprofessional interdisciplinary team approach for continuity of care.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
10/2005 to 02/2006 Registered Nurse Providence Health & Services | Tigard, OR,
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Asked open-ended questions and delivered high level of attention to reliably assess patients' conditions.
01/2001 to 07/2006 Psychiatric Registered Nurse Life Care Centers Of America | Osawatomie, KS,
  • Responded to routine patient inquiries, assessed patient needs, conferred with physician regarding care plan and assisted physician with sensitive components of examinations.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Collaborated with prescribing professionals to get patients necessary medications.
  • Collaborated with treatment and service providers using interprofessional interdisciplinary team approach for continuity of care.
10/2001 to 12/2001 Registered Nurse Providence Health & Services | Chewelah, WA,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
10/1998 to 10/2001 Psychiatric Registered Nurse Correctional Medical Services | City, STATE,
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1989 to to Associate Degree in Nursing | Lima Technical College , Lima, OH, GPA:
Expected in 05/1986 to to High School Diploma | Lima Senior High School, Lima, OH GPA:
Expected in to to | Ohio State University , Lima, OH, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lima Technical College
  • Lima Senior High School
  • Ohio State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Behavioral Access Clinician
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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