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

Attentive School Nurse with 4 years of experience providing medical care and consultation in educational settings. Dedicated to providing thorough health evaluations for students and faculty. Highly organized professional possessing in-depth knowledge of contemporary topics such as behavioral care, trauma care and infection control protocols.

Obstetrics Nurse with 2 years of monitoring women and infants. Conducts post-childbirth coaching for new mothers on breastfeeding, infant care, sleep techniques and safe handling of infants. Monitored and cared for women during labor performing dilation checks, monitoring mother and infant heart rates and recognizing emergency situations. Adept at providing individualized care and family education. Committed to making labor and delivery as painless and efficient as possible for mothers, babies and doctors.

Skills
  • Staff Supervision
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Triaging
  • Gastrostomy Buttons Experience
  • Preventative Health
  • Newborn care
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Postpartum Counseling
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Infant Vitals Monitoring
Work History
08/2016 to Current School Registered Nurse Leake & Watts Services Inc | Bronx, NY,

Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions.

  • Oversaw health services for school of 950 students and faculty.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Delivered oral medications and intramuscular injections to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Provided medical consultations to other school personnel to promote well-coordinated school health and safety efforts.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern, including trauma team education and management of medically fragile students.
  • Performed health screening for students and faculty by conducting Hearing, Vision, Scoliosis and Acanthosis Nigricans evaluations.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including g-tube feedings and urinary bladder catherizations procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts using Health Office Anywhere Software with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses
  • Delivered medications via oral and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to campus, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and Health Service Professional Development workshops.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications.
01/2014 to 10/2016 Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Memorial Hermann Healthcare System | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs. At times caring for and well balancing 2 labor patients at a time.
  • Assisted doctors in monitoring baby and mother health during labor. A
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Took records of birthdates and times, baby weights, lengths, head circumferences and APGAR scores.
  • Counseled families and patients through postpartum issues.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
07/2003 to 08/2009 Bank Teller Supervisor Amegy Bank Of Texas | City, STATE,
  • Taught bank teller's effective customer service techniques, boosting client satisfaction rates.
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize business success.
  • Directed group of 6 tellers while handling daily and complex requirements.
  • Used incentive strategies to promote exceptional customer service and create positive environment for employees and clients.
  • Maintained professional demeanor by staying calm when addressing unhappy or angry customers.
  • Used expertise, customer service skills and analytical nature to resolve customer concerns and promote loyalty.
  • Enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated to other team members.
  • Effectively supervised staff of 6 personnel by implementing company policies, protocols, work rules and disciplinary action.
  • Evaluated employee performance on annual basis and conveyed constructive feedback to improve skills.
Education
Expected in 08/2013 Bachelor of Science | Nursing University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX GPA:
Affiliations

- National Association of School Nurses

- Texas School Nurse Association: on the board as part of the nomination committee.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

Job Titles Held:

  • School Registered Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Bank Teller Supervisor

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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