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psychiatric registered nurse resume example with 12 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments. Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 8+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements. Analytical and strategic lpn with excellent problem-solving and time management skills. Organized, efficient and always willing to go extra mile to meet expectations. Dependable healthcare team member with sound judgment, excellent clinical abilities and smooth bedside manner. Track and chart vitals and other markers to help patients, support team treatment goals and boost outcomes. Exceptional approach in patient support. Committed professional with 8+ years of experience in clinical, home health and acute care environments. Team collaborator willing to adapt to new procedural and technical requirements with enthusiastic support. Expertise in vital signs monitoring and medication administration. Dedicated lpn possessing extraordinary work ethic and strong patient service record. Highly flexible scheduling availability. Strong proficiency in variety of medical procedures. Dedicated nursing professional delivers compassionate patient care to individuals in home settings. Proven talents in all areas . Proficient in cultivating positive relationships with patients and caregivers to implement patient care objectives. Analytical and strategic lpn with excellent problem-solving and time management skills. Organized, efficient and always willing to go extra mile to meet expectations.

Education
Medlife Institute Naples Florida, Expected in 08/2016 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Dean's List januaty 2015
Skills
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Team Building
  • Needs Assessment
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
Work History
University Of Washington - Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Seattle, WA, 07/2018 - Current
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Administered medication and treatments to patients to observe and record responses.
  • Monitored vital signs, nutritional intake and signs and symptoms of complications to report deviations to supervisor.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety.
  • Oversaw care of suicidal patients and acted swiftly to reduce risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • Monitored primary care needs for patients to coordinate access to appropriate providers.
  • Conducted therapy for mentally ill patients in group and individual settings to assist patients in achieving normalcy.
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications and altering treatment plans.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Provided direct quality care to patients by monitoring, recording and evaluating psychiatric conditions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Utilized multi-modal diagnostic tools to diagnose and treat 20 patients with memory difficulties and dementia
  • Utilized multi-modal diagnostic tools to diagnose and treat 20 patients with memory difficulties and dementia
  • Cared for patients in 103-beds unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Administered medications to 20 patients and monitored response to medications
Community Medical Centers - Registered Nurse Supervisor
Fresno, CA, 01/2018 - Current
  • Managed infection control and critical incidents and made procedural changes and improvements.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Managed infection control and critical incidents and made procedural changes and improvements
  • Managed care from admission to discharge
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
Integris Health - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Miami, OK, 01/2018 - 12/2018
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks
  • Managed care from admission to discharge
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
The Village At Germantown - Licensed Practical Nurse
Germantown, TN, 01/2010 - 01/2018
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in erma to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Cared for over 10 acute and chronic patients each day with quality-driven support
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients
Augustana Care Corporation - Certified Nursing Assistant
Capitol Heights, IA, 01/2005 - 12/2008
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Medlife Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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