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recovery room registered nurse resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic healthcare professional eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of patient/customer care and training in multiple healthcare settings. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in modern patient care.

Skills
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Medication Administration
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Test Interpretations
Work History
Recovery Room Registered Nurse, 05/1989 to 09/1991
Pacific Medical CentersEugene, OR,
  • Educated patients about post-operative instructions for medication administration, infection complications and preventive health measures.
  • Conducted thorough post-operative patient assessments to determine patient condition and readiness for discharge.
  • Obtained and administered medications or intravenous solutions to patients to decrease pain levels and replace lost fluids.


  • Monitored patient vitals, alertness, breathing and pain levels to notify assigned physician of observed complications.
  • Coordinated and consulted with healthcare team members to implement, plan and assess patient care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
Blood Bank RN, 03/1988 to 09/1991
Stanford Blood BankCity, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
Pre-op and Post-op Nurse Anesthesia, 10/1983 to 02/1988
Michael Reese Hospital & Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Responded to distress and adverse indications to prevent emergent conditions and stabilize patients.
  • Administered medications and IV fluids to monitor reactions, side effects and adverse effects.
  • Utilized Fowler's, supine, Sim's or prone positions to position patients for operations, maintaining patients' airways and circulation through procedure and preventing nerve damage.
  • Monitored blood pressure and heart rate of patients with cardiac issues and high cholesterol to detect irregular heartbeats and hypertension.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for [Type] rehabilitation unit.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • 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.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
Quality Assurance Coordinator Anesthesia, 08/1983 to 02/1988
Michael Reese Hospital & Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Drafted reports on quality verification activity outcomes, presenting findings to decision-makers and recommending response efforts.
  • Evaluated accuracy of existing quality assurance measurement techniques, implementing improvements to increase efficacy and reduce errors.
  • Completed deviation forms and recorded findings of inspection process, collaborating with quality team members and department managers to implement procedural remedies.
  • Identified and designed [Type] training curricula, prioritizing historical feedback findings to shape future educational efforts.
  • Drafted and reviewed quality assurance policies and procedures, improving customer feedback metrics by [Number]%.
  • Developed educational materials used to train staff on QA standards.
  • Provided regular updates to team leadership on quality metrics by communicating consistency problems or production deficiencies.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1980
Evanston Hospital School of Nursing /Northwestwern - Evanston, IL,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Evanston Hospital School of Nursing /Northwestwern

Job Titles Held:

  • Recovery Room Registered Nurse
  • Blood Bank RN
  • Pre-op and Post-op Nurse Anesthesia
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator Anesthesia

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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