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

Versatile Registered Nurse with over 20+ years of experience as a full-time flex Nurse delivering high-quality care to patients in meg surg. PCU step down, ED holding nurse, pacu nurse, Endoscopy pre and postop recovery, Asu unit and Interventional Radiology dept. proficient in monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary team to optimize patient care. I am experienced in taking care of patients and providing fast accurate assessments while continuing to help patient have best outcome of treatment prescribed by doctor. I am currently in college to continue grow as a nurse.

Skills

.Bcls certified

  • Medical Screening
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Home Visits
  • Gastroenteral Nutrition Education
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Gastrostomy Tube Care
  • IV and Venipuncture Certified
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Certification
  • Immunization Skills
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Patient Discharging
  • Patient Care
Experience
10/2000 to Current Registered Nurse Ada County - Idaho | Boise, ID,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages, and documented patient conditions.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular, and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
10/2002 to 10/2003 Certified Nursing Assistant Vanguard Healthcare Services | Ashland, MS,
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas, and nursing stations.
  • Looked for physical, emotional, and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
04/1989 to 12/2002 Certified Nursing Assistant Vanguard Healthcare Services | Ripley, WV,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas, and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors, and case managers.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
04/2001 to 04/2002 Certified Nursing Assistant Vanguard Healthcare Services | Jackson, MS,
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions, and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals when necessary.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2002 to to Associate of Applied Science | Register Nurse Florida State College At Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Florida State College At Jacksonville

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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