registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Nursing Assignments
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Software
  • Pain Prevention
Work History
02/2008 to Current
Registered Nurse Medical College Of Wisconsin Wausau, WI,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
06/1998 to 01/2004
Consultant Informatica New Jersey, NJ,
  • Delivered outstanding service to clients to maintain and extend relationship for future business opportunities.
  • Supported clients with business analysis, documentation and data modeling.
  • Authored detailed work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines.
  • Maximized customer retention by resolving issues quickly.
  • Completed orders and organized product deliveries to meet customer timetables.
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Created detailed sales presentations to communicate product features and market data.
  • Conducted on-site product demonstrations to highlight features, answer customer questions and redirect concerns toward positive aspects.
  • Responded to telephone and in-person requests for information.
09/1993 to 06/1995
Law Enforcement Officer G4s Victoria, TX,
  • Patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Answered emergency calls for help from citizens and business owners.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Booked suspects into custody by processing mug shots and fingerprints.
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to wide range of criminal issues.
06/1991 to 09/1993
Legal Secretary Travis County Austin, TX,
  • Prepared legal correspondence and wrote professional letters for legal assistants and attorneys.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations.
Expected in to to
High School Diploma:
Forest Hills High School - Forest Hills, NY
Expected in 01/2019 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Queensborough Community College of The City University of New York - Oakland Gardens, NY

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School Attended

  • Forest Hills High School
  • Queensborough Community College of The City University of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Consultant
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Legal Secretary


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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