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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Patient evaluations
  • Newborn care
  • High level of autonomy
Work History
08/2015 to Current Registered Nurse Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic | Spokane, WA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracClaire EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while worClaire with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Updated patient charts using Centricity and EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
01/2013 to 06/2015 LPN Clinical Instructor Adventist Health System | Chattanooga, TN,
  • Distributed course syllabus and communicated course standards and learning objectives to students.
  • Delivered individualized instruction on observation, assessment, decision-maClaire and patient health teaching.
  • Assigned students to patients based on students' learning objectives and patient needs.
  • Supervised students when administering medications to ensure patient safety.
  • Provided nursing skill demonstrations in lab setting, including medication administration, dressing changes, preparing meals and managing clinical logs.
  • Analyzed clinical settings' effectiveness in helping students achieve course and program outcomes.
  • Instructed students on how to perform head-to-toe assessments on patients and how to intervene in medical emergencies.
  • Conducted clinical simulations and provided feedback for each individual student.
  • Collaborated with fellow instructors to implement best practices to enhance student learning.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Evaluated students' competencies through written assignments and examinations.
  • Implemented instructional presentations to communicate coursework goals.
  • Defined and articulated learning outcomes, including measurements, performance metrics and changes to improve student learning.
08/2006 to 06/2015 Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery National Park Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Implemented effective strategies and care plans to improve patient outcomes and meet recovery objectives.
  • Guided and led staff RNs in acute care unit and coordinated, delegated tasks and managed many nurses and ancillary staff members.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Completed clinical tasks in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Trained numerous new nurses on hospital policies and procedures, patient care protocols, medical procedures and patient interventions.
  • Delegated and prioritized assignments and nursing tasks based on individual staff strengths and expertise.
  • Developed and advocated patient care plans.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Managed various medications and treatments, which included peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and intramuscular injections.
  • Performed real-time chart audits for all patients ensuring accuracy and completeness of information while capitalizing on opportunities for process improvement.
  • Collaborated with doctors and staff members to ensure quality care.
  • Provided quality patient care and maintenance of rooms to properly comply safety, health and organizational regulations and federal, state and local rules.
  • Educated patients and families on diagnosis, neurological conditions and processes, treatments and expected outcomes.
  • Directed patient care activities and provided guidance and training to RNs, LPNs and residential advisors during shift while delegating assignments and providing treatment.
  • Evaluated skills of all nursing personnel and verified staff certifications were valid and up-to-date.
  • Prioritized urgent and non-urgent patient needs calmly and effectively
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Strengthened unit care standards and policies with focus on patient safety and dignity.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care.
  • Oversaw and implemented Childbirth Education Class
Education
Expected in 05/2005 Associate of Science | Nursing Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TN GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in Arkansas
  • CPR certified
  • NRP Certified

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • LPN Clinical Instructor
  • Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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