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registered nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Dedicated nursing professional with more than 13 years of experience caring for patients in Med-Surg, Hospice, and Home Health settings. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Electronic charting
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Family and patient support
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Preparing for procedures
Education and Training
Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute Hudson, NC Expected in 2007 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources - Registered Nurse
Laurel, MS, 10/2015 - 04/2020
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources - Registered Nurse
Columbia, MS, 11/2007 - 12/2015
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Coordinated care for up to 6 patients per shift in busy med-surg/pediatric setting.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources - Registered Nurse
Purvis, MS, 04/2015 - 10/2015
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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