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Recovery Room Registered Nurse resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Passionate nursing professional with over fifteen years of experience in PACU and Pediatric Nursing offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths, compassion and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Preventative health
  • Flexibility and Accountability
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Advanced ICU skills
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • BLS/PALS certified
Education
Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA, Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Work History
Pacific Medical Centers - Recovery Room Registered Nurse
Carson, CA, 08/2020 - Current
  • Provided bedside care and treatment for patients in Pediatric/Surgical units.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
Texas Health Resources - Pediatric Registered Nurse
Farmers Branch, TX, 07/2020 - Current
  • Worked directly with Infection Control on the Covid-Bioresponse team during the Pandemic Crisis to facilitate proper PPE standards and policies were carried out throughout the entire institution.
  • Flex nurse who has specialized training in the SDU, Transport, ICU, NICU and medical-surgical units.
  • Provided bedside care and treatment for patients in Pediatric/Surgical units.
  • Identified common pediatric and adolescent illnesses to plan and implement interventions and management.
  • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.
  • Provided educational support to patients and families to inform them of procedures.
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and yearly skills workshops.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
Pacific Medical Centers - Recovery Room Registered Nurse
Chatsworth, CA, 05/2001 - 07/2012
  • Monitored patient vitals, alertness, breathing and pain levels to notify assigned physician of observed complications.
  • Obtained and administered medications or intravenous solutions to patients to decrease pain levels and replace lost fluids.
  • Conducted thorough post-operative patient assessments to determine patient condition and readiness for discharge.
  • Educated patients about post-operative instructions, including medication administration, infection complications and preventative health measures.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Holy Family University

Job Titles Held:

  • Recovery Room Registered Nurse
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Recovery Room Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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