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registered nurse pediatrics resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Illinois State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 8 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Pediatric & Maternity care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Pediatrics while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Phone Triage Nurse
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Documenting vitals
  • Taking vitals
  • Acute care
  • Epic EHR Management
  • VFC compliance
  • Sick visit procedures
  • BLS Certified
Experience
08/2013 to Current Registered Nurse, Pediatrics Stcharles | Nampa, ID,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral & intramuscular to patients and monitored responses.
  • Tracked patients' vitals to reach optimal care targets.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, clinic policies and standards of care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
06/2013 to 08/2013 Registered Nurse, Surgery Baptist Health South Florida | Davie, FL,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Gathered current medical information and reviewed histories to gather details for surgeons.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
08/2007 to 06/2013 Certified Nursing Technician Memorial Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Managed medical stock and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patients.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted over 10 patients with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning G-tube, J-tube and regular catheter insertion.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Charted patient blood pressures, temperatures, blood sugar levels and vitals, using PowerChart.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 Associate Degreen Nursing | Nursing Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL, GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 High School Diploma | Illini Central High School, Mason City, IL, GPA:
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Illini Central High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pediatrics
  • Registered Nurse, Surgery
  • Certified Nursing Technician

Degrees

  • Associate Degreen Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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