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

Dedicated, hard-working and reliable RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering a 40 year record in field and looking for challenging, long-term position. Flexible in hours.

Skills
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Management
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Family and patient support
Experience
08/1985 to Current Registered Nurse Rogers Memorial Hospital | Bellevue, WA,
  • Utilized computerized charting
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Reviewed and tracked progress of mothers in labor, interpreted fetal heart monitor and informed delivering physician of status.
  • Prepared and sanitized delivery rooms and instruments and prepared patients physically and emotionally for delivery.
  • Assisted physicians in delivery of babies and supported and encouraged mothers during childbirth.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Explained and demonstrated after-birth care to parents of newborns, answered questions and addressed concerns. Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Briefed next-shift nurses thoroughly on condition, status and needs of mother and newborn.
  • Discharged mothers and babies after patiently guiding parents through at-home care and follow-up medical care.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Trained and mentored other staff members in obstetrics nursing and care.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
09/1983 to 07/1985 Registered Nurse Rogers Memorial Hospital | Appleton, WI,
  • Reviewed patient chart information before visit, ordered necessary tests, escorted patient to examination room, obtained vital signs and conducted interview to update records.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Educated patients in regards to office policies, medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Organized patient and physician activities for practitioner office with warmth, professionalism and confidentiality and drove clear and complete communication among team.
  • Responded to routine patient inquiries, assessed patient needs, conferred with physician regarding care plan and assisted physician with sensitive components of examinations.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Ordered and stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Removed casts and instructed patient in exercises
06/1981 to 08/1983 Registered Nurse Rogers Memorial Hospital | Madison, WI,
  • Collaborated with orthopedics treatment team, including physical and occupational therapists, case managers and physicians during treatment, examination and testing.
  • Treated injuries and illnesses affecting muscles and bones, developed individualized health care plans and educated patients and families about self-care and available support systems.
  • Delivered array of direct nursing care services such as cleaning and dressing wounds and coordinated discharge planning for patients with fractures, arthritis and osteoporosis.
  • Documented patient histories, conditions, treatments, changes and responses and used critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Instructed patient and family on proper use and care of bandages, braces, splints and prostheses and verified patient and family readiness before discharge.
  • Handled patient care for up to 8 postoperative patients with help of care partner and created detailed patient records and hand-off reports for oncoming nurses and social workers.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1981 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Felician University, Lodi, NJ GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Neonatal resuscitation (NRP) certification

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School Attended
  • Felician University
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  • Registered Nurse
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Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science