registered nurse pediatrics resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

A compassionate and knowledgeable registered nurse with a 14 year progressive career history in direct patient care. Experience in building rapport and delivering excellent nursing care to patients across all lifespans. A loyal mission partner that is a team player and easy to work with. An active desire to achieve my professional goal of serving my community as a Nurse Practitioner.

Work History
05/2019 to Current Registered Nurse, Pediatrics Interim Home Healthcare Company | Hardinsburg, IN,
  • Adheres to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Cultivates rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
  • Help young patients feel comfortable with procedures and immunizations.
  • Enters diagnosis codes for well-child checks in EPIC
  • Discusses development stage of child with caregivers.
  • Educates on age appropriate anticipatory guidance.
  • Uses EPIC to schedule appointments for office visits and procedures.
  • Prepares and administers medications.
  • Calls and faxes pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Directs patients to exam rooms, asks questions and prepares patient for physician.
  • Prepares patients for suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Assists with collecting and processing specimens.
  • Explains procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Collects and documents patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Obtains client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
06/2018 to 05/2019 Registered Nurse, Multi Specialty PRN Float Pool Hca | Cottonwood Heights, UT,
  • Maintained a flexible schedule to fill in where needed at primary care and pediatric offices.
  • Maintained flexibility and an open mind to different offices routines and different providers preferences.
  • Performed EKGs and collected specimens per primary care providers orders.
  • Obtained history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
09/2011 to 06/2018 Registered Nurse, Open Heart Surgery OSF Saint Francis Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Managed daily OR scheduling as a rotating charge nurse.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care as a rotating charge nurse.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols as a preceptor.
  • Interacted smoothly with patients and family, updated on patient status throughout surgery.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Cared for patients' wounds and changed dressings.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
05/2010 to 09/2011 Lab Technician, Blood Bank OSF Saint Francis Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Delivered blood products to patient care units/procedural areas
  • Determined patient blood typing at bedside and in lab
  • Verified blood products with registered nurse at bedside
  • Performed duties during emergent trauma situations
  • Required knowledge of communicating with all age groups
  • Utilized EPIC to review transfusion orders
  • Trained new lab technician staff
  • Collected blood samples with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques.
07/2007 to 05/2010 Surgical Support Specialist OSF Saint Francis Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Transported pre-op and post-op patients throughout OSF hospital
  • Responsible for teardown and cleaning of operating rooms between surgical cases
  • Provided assistance to peri-operative nursing staff (empty drains, run labs, position patients, calm pediatric patients)
  • Transported specimens to the lab
  • Preventative Health
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • EMR / EHR
  • Precepting
  • Triaging
  • Collecting vitals
  • Well visit checks
  • Patient Care
  • Vaccine administration
  • Emotional support
Expected in 12/2021 Master of Science | Advanced Practice Nurse Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL GPA:

Current standing GPA: 4.00

Expected in 05/2011 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL GPA:
Expected in 05/2009 Associates of Arts And Science | Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma | Morton High School, Morton, IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
  • Illinois Central College
  • Morton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pediatrics
  • Registered Nurse, Multi Specialty PRN Float Pool
  • Registered Nurse, Open Heart Surgery
  • Lab Technician, Blood Bank
  • Surgical Support Specialist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Arts And Science
  • High School Diploma

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