Registered Nurse resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Arizona and Michigan State Registered Nurse with over two years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in acute care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in nursing while driving innovation. Compassionate Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Committed to patient education and advocacy. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and patient outcomes through evidence based practice.

  • Medical assessment
  • Patient monitoring
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Patient Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Seizure management
  • Patient relations
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Diabetes management
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Family and patient support
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Emotional awareness
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Unit administration
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Registered Nurse, 09/2019 to Current
Veterans Health AdministrationAbilene, TX,
  • Assess patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
  • Formulate plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input.
  • Implement plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team.
  • Document assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record.
  • Provide care based on the best evidence available.
  • Multi-Service Line Nursing, caring for patients in multiple settings including Medical Surgical and Progressive Care units.
  • Charge Nurse: managing administrative side of floor nursing including bed management, patient placement, customer service, and emergency/ code situations.
  • 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.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
Registered Nurse/ Behavioral Health Tech II, 01/2015 to 09/2019
Danbury Health SystemsBrewster, NY,
  • Provide basic care to patients including technical monitoring, taking vital signs and physical care.
  • Review and participates in implementation of the patient treatment plan.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe, orderly & therapeutic environment.
  • Maintain patient safety and protect patient rights through observation and reporting patient behaviors, communications, interactions and physical status.
  • Assists in the admission, discharge and transfer process of patients and completing required documentation in the patient medical record.
Patient Service Technician, 09/2007 to 10/2010
Laboratory Corporation Of AmericaCity, STATE,
  • Enter data for laboratory testing services.
  • Draw and process specimens properly for testing at the laboratory.
  • Maintain/run in-office laboratory inside a client’s private practice.
  • Maintain customer relations between the client and Lab Corp.
  • Decreased error rates and improved testing quality.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2020
Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
Associates of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
Gateway Community College - Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 12/2014
Arizona State University - Glendale, AZ
Associate of the Arts: General Education, Expected in 05/2012
Rio Salado College - Phoenix, AZ

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School Attended

  • Arizona State University
  • Gateway Community College
  • Arizona State University
  • Rio Salado College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/ Behavioral Health Tech II
  • Patient Service Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of the Arts

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