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

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. 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. 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
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Decision Making
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Examination
  • Needs Assessment
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Prescription Drug Recommendations
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Student Precepting
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Infection Control Procedures
Work History
02/2018 to Current Registered Nurse Florida Cancer Specialists, P.L. | Sebastian, FL,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
03/2016 to 01/2018 LPN Avera Health | Sibley, IA,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
07/2011 to 02/2016 Certified Nursing Assistant The Waters Senior Living | Saint Paul, MN,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
Education
Expected in 12/2017 Associate of Science | Nursing Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL GPA:
Expected in 12/2015 LPN | Nursing Emerald Coast Technical College, Defuniak Springs, FL GPA:

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School Attended
  • Northwest Florida State College
  • Emerald Coast Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • LPN
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • LPN

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