registered nurse resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
     Highly dedicated and knowledgeable registered nurse for 11 years with a focus on pediatrics and neonates in a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Adept at functioning well in an extremely acute, high-stress and fast-paced working environment. Especially skilled at using strong assessment skills in providing complex medical and surgical treatment for patients and developing individual care plans. Additional expertise includes collaborating with a multidisciplinary team in identifying, coordinating, and providing immediate and compassionate care both medically and emotionally to critically ill patients and their families. 

Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, 06/2006 to Current
Open Systems HealthcareWashington, DC,
  • Care for infants who need advanced care, including respiratory support, diagnostic and imaging studies, and access to medical and surgical specialists.
  • Provides technologically advanced therapies and family centered care for infants from local, regional and international points of origin.  
  • Multitasking, prioritizing and implementing critical care  
  • Administer medications, perform complex procedures, work with complicated technology, and consult with an interdisciplinary healthcare team to coordinate all aspects of a patient’s care. 
  • Formulate nursing care plans and assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of treatments. 
  • Simultaneously serve as a floor stat resource nurse, providing assistance to all nurses and patients on the unit for specified shifts.  
  • Excellent familiarity with current professional nursing procedures principles and techniques
  • Exceptional skills in preparing maintaining and updating complete and concise medical reports and records
  • Obtained and evaluated medical histories to determine nursing patient care priorities.
  • Conducted admission transfer and discharged procedures and assisted other nursing staff with same as needed.
  • Properly administered all treatments and medications and implemented physician orders for all patients.
  • Collected and stored laboratory testing specimens with accurate labeling.
  • Incorporate therapeutic communication, culturally competent care, and encourage self-care in working with patients from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Working with both patients and families in the health education and promotion role as well as facilitate their informed decision making processes
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and professional working relationships with translators, social work and with Department of Child and Family Services.
Rehabilitation Assistant, 01/2003 to 01/2004
Capital HealthWest Windsor, NJ,
  • Inpatient care on a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation unit.
  • Populations included but not limited to multi system trauma, cardiac, spinal cord, brain injury, and orthopedic.
  • Individualized patient treatments, assist physical therapists with stretching and exercise programs.
  • Managed and supervised rehabilitation and exercise group programs.
  • Continuously monitored all vital signs and assisted patients physical rehabilitation needs to reach goals.
Rehabilitation Technician, 01/2000 to 01/2003
Cadia HealthcareWilmington, DE,
  • Direct patient care of all ages/outpatient orthopedic.
  • Assistance with patient treatment set-ups, exercises and patient motivation.
  • Secretarial work : answering busy multi-line phones, scheduling and filing patient charts.
  • Computer data entry including patient evaluations, insurance coverage of all types.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Dix Scholars Nursing Program, Expected in 2005 to Simmons College - Boston, MA
Registered Nurse
Bachelor of Science: Exercise Physiology, Expected in 2002 to University of Massachusetts - Lowell, MA
Minor in Nutrition
Exercise Physiologist
Board of Registration in Nursing :Registered Nurse in MA
American Heart Association (BLS )-current
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)-current
American College of Sports Medicine 2003
  • Taking & Recording Vitals, basic & advanced life support
  • Collecting blood and labs, medication administration
  • JCAHO/HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Medical Record
  • Patient Education, support and advocate
  • Reliable, committed, detail oriented

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School Attended

  • Simmons College
  • University of Massachusetts

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Rehabilitation Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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