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registered nurse the heart institute cardiology clinic resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in PICU and Cardiology with both pediatric and adult patients. Seeking position with a dynamic company in the Nashville, TN area.

Licenses

Ohio Board of Nursing - License number: 388722

In the process of obtaining TN and KY license

CPR certified through American Heart Association


Skill Highlights
  • Pediatric exams competency
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Computerized charting
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Clinical training
  • Patient/family focused
  • Abides by infection control standards
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Relationship and team building
  • Staff training and development
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Culturally aware
  • Maintains strict confidentiality
  • ICD-9 coding
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good written communication
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse - The Heart Institute (Cardiology Clinic), 08/2013 to Current
Providence St. Joseph's HealthHermosillo, CA,
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with a variety of congenital heart defects.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained clinic flow.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Orient new staff to clinic.
  • Acquired insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by the attending physician.
  • Served as Cardiology representative for hospital wide Flu Collaborative 2014-2105.
Registered Nurse - PICU, 01/2013 to 08/2013
University Of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA,
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses in an intensive care setting.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management for 1-2 patients in an intensive care setting.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients and/or families to unit.
  • Provided palliative care ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 1-2 high acuity patients per shift.
Health Unit Coordinator - PICU, 04/2008 to 01/2013
Corizon HealthKing Hill, ID,
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Maintained patients privacy.
  • Ensured confidentiality of patient health information.
  • Partnered with team of registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physicians, and PCA’s to achieve overall well being of all patients and their families.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines.
  • Organize, update and maintained patient charts.
  • Served as a liaison between nurses and physicians.
  • Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies.
  • Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.
Medical Assistant, 07/2004 to 07/2005
The Allergy And Asthma CenterCity, STATE,
  • Assisted during physical examinations.
  • Maintained treatment rooms.
  • Mixing of allergy serums.
  • Performed allergy skin testing.
  • Administer allergy injections.
  • Assisted MD treating patients with severe allergic reactions.
  • Obtained vital signs.
  • Assisted patients performing pulmonary function tests.
  • Called in patient prescriptions to pharmacy.
  • Phone triage.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
Education and Training
: Nursing, Expected in 12/2012
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College - Cincinnati, OH
GPA:

ADN

Bachelor of Science: Bachelors of Nursing, Expected in
Western Governors University - ,
GPA:

Online RN to BSN program - currently enrolled

Interests
Volunteer at Madison Avenue Christian Church to feed the homeless. Co-chair of Mission Team at First Baptist Church Cold Spring (volunteer position)
Skills
  • Patient-focused care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Detail-oriented

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School Attended

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse - The Heart Institute (Cardiology Clinic)
  • Registered Nurse - PICU
  • Health Unit Coordinator - PICU
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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