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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Versatile Registered Nurse with over 45 years of clinical experience delivering high-quality care to patients. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Furthermore bring clinical adjunct faculty experience with excellent peer and student evaluations regarding knowledge and teaching

Skills
  • Advanced Cardiac Lofe Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Cardiac Monitoring; Charge Nurse; Preceptor; Unit Based Education; Clinical Instructor
  • Teaching experience: Clinical adjunct professor having taught LVN to RN transition; 1st;3rd and 4th semester Adult Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Unit based Education: orientation; preceptor and skills training
  • Grief and Bereavement Educator
Experience
06/1982 to 07/2022 Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse IV, PACU Kaiser Foundation Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patient condition, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Evaluate patients and effectively communicate with physicians and health care team to provide support during surgical procedures.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and side effects and documented patient responses to treatment.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions. Provided patients and family health education focusing on self management, preventions do wellness.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide health care team with important patient care information.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical record.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegation.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Transported patients to and from rooms and prepared for treatments according to individual specifications.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Obtained and followed physician recommendations for both inpatient and outpatient care depending on diagnosed recovery process.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
08/2004 to 05/2019 Clinical Adjunct Professor American River College | City, STATE,
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  • Provided students with hands-on demonstrations and managed clinical logs, medication administration, dressing changes and meal preparation.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Delegated patient assignments to students based on individual learning needs and patient assessments.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by supervising students during medication administration.
  • Initiated new learning methods to ensure total student comprehension while maximizing learning time.
  • Relayed feedback on clinical settings' effectiveness in enabling students reach course and program goals.
  • Communicated students' individual and group performance to lead faculty.
  • Devised educational presentations to creatively communicate coursework objectives.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs, utilizing wide variety of teaching aids and leveraging motivational and implementation strategies.
  • Improved nursing programs through collaboration with department heads, faculty and staff.
08/2012 to 05/2013 Clinical Adjunct Professor Samuel Merritt University | City, STATE,
  • Assessed students' knowledge and skills through assignments and exams.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Delegated patient assignments to students based on individual learning needs and
  • Provided each student with individual feedback.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by supervising students during medication administration.
  • Initiated new learning methods to ensure total student comprehension while maximizing learning time.
  • Relayed feedback on clinical settings' effectiveness in enabling students reach course and program goals.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques, hands-on activities and laboratory curriculum.
  • Communicated students' individual and group performance to lead faculty.
  • Devised educational presentations to creatively communicate coursework objectives.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs, utilizing wide variety of teaching aids.
  • Improved nursing programs through collaboration with faculty and staff.
06/1977 to 08/1979 RN Staff Nurse ICU, ER United States Public Health Service | City, STATE,
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Answered patient questions for further information.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce symptom or condition re-emergence.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2008 Master of Science | Nursing And Education University of Phoenix, Sacramento , CA, GPA:
Expected in 01/1980 | Biblical Studies, Pastoral And Leadership Training Calvary Chapel Bible School , Twin Peaks, CA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1975 Bachelor of Science | Nursing San Diego State University, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in | Nursing Cypress College, Cypress, CA GPA:
Expected in | General Education Classes Mess College, San Diego, CA, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Calvary Chapel Bible School
  • San Diego State University
  • Cypress College
  • Mess College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse IV, PACU
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor
  • RN Staff Nurse ICU, ER

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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