Registered Nurse resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven 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.


Member of the Oncology Nursing Government Council at Garnet Hospital

*Member of the Resource Committee Counsel at Garnet Hospital

*Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor’s Society since 2016

*Awarded the Dyson Foundation Scholarship 2015-2016

*Awarded the Susan Drake Scholarship in 2017-2018

*Maintained a 3.92 GPA at Empire State College in Undergraduate BSN program from 2014-2016

*Maintained 3.93 GPA at Empire State College in Graduate Nursing Education program from 2016-2018

*Elected as Secretary of the Nursing Club at SUNY Orange in 2012-2013

*Nursing Student Peer tutor at SUNY Orange from 2012-2013

*Studies classical vocal and piano training

*Volunteer at The Rock Church in Candler in rock kids and serve on worship team as vocalist

  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Care Coordination
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Student Precepting
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
Work History
04/2021 to Current
Registered Nurse United Surgical Partners International Albuquerque, NM,
  • 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.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • 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.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
03/2021 to Current
Clinical Instructor Louisiana State University Healthcare Network: New Orleans Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Implemented new educational techniques to boost student comprehension while reducing learning time.
  • Led daily operations by providing laboratory instruction, student advisement and industry best practices.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Collaborated with lead instructors to implement best practices to enhance student learning.
  • Assessed student knowledge levels and abilities with detailed assessments.
  • Oversaw laboratory and clinical environments to help students advance knowledge and abilities.
  • Prepared training materials and instructional strategies to track student progress, accurately report skills and conduct competency assessments.
  • Delivered information and valuable instructions to students during clinical rotations.
  • Created training materials and implemented instructional strategies to track student progress, ascertain skills and development and perform staff assessments.
  • Coached underperforming students to help meet clinical objectives
  • Liaised with medical and nursing personnel to evaluate and improve teaching and nursing practices.
  • Identified and assigned appropriate activities and projects to enhance student learning.
  • Developed and created clinical assignments to assess student skills.
  • Maintained student attendance records and grades using Canvas, and Moodle.
  • Prepared and administered weekly examinations to test student skills.
  • Monitored progress of each student and provided formal evaluation upon completion of clinical placements.
04/2019 to 03/2021
Oncology Staff Nurse Liberty Hospital Kansas City, MO,
  • Completed chemotherapy administration as dictated by physician's instructions on each patient's chart.
  • Recorded all patient discussions and transactions in charts for future reference.
  • Assessed patients during course of treatment to identify concerning reactions.
  • Cultivated warm and compassionate atmosphere for patients receiving chemotherapy, wound care and [Treatment] in infusion treatment facility.
  • Counseled patients and provided listening ear and emotional support.
  • Educated patients on such topics as nutrition, medication side effects and proper skin treatments after radiation.
  • Protected patients from harm by following precise hospital security requirements.
  • Administered chemotherapy, pain medications and other medicines based on physician orders and patient requirements.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
Expected in 12/2018
Master of Science: Nursing Education
SUNY Empire State College - Saratoga Springs, NY
Expected in 05/2016
Bachelor's in Nursing: Nursing Science
SUNY Empire State College - Saratoga Springs, NY
Expected in 05/2013
Associate's : Nursing
Orange County Community College - Middletown, NY

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School Attended

  • SUNY Empire State College
  • SUNY Empire State College
  • Orange County Community College

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Oncology Staff Nurse


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor's in Nursing
  • Associate's

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