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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Qualified [State] Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced delivering high-quality care to patients in medical and surgical care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in EHR while driving innovation. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) 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. Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Patient-oriented Nurse with [Number] years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision, and [Type] department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing [Type] patient needs and [Number] [Job title]s daily assignments. Offering [Area of certification] expertise with [Area of expertise] specialty. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Medication Administration
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Decision Making
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Care Coordination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Direct Patient Care
Education
Portland Community College Portland, OR Expected in 06/2007 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Previous certifications: TNCC,TCAR, ACLS, MSRN, Wound Care Associate
Accomplishments
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Implementation - Assisted in implementation of new tracking system that resulted in improved patient care.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.Successfully provided quality care to [number of] patients in [type of] environment.
Work History
Ambulnz - Registered Nurse
Fresno, CA, 10/2019 - 12/2021

Private in home care for medically fragile infant.

Gritman Medical Center - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Moscow, ID, 07/2007 - 01/2021
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • 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.
  • Monitored hemodynamic variances to identify signs of life-threatening complications.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Utilized EPIC and CERNER to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed patient pain relief and sedation by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures and monitored chest tubes.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Ambulnz - Registered Nurse
Jersey City, NJ, 01/2018 - 06/2020
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • 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.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
Connecticut Children's Medical Center - Registered Nurse, Float Pool
Hartford, CT, 01/2012 - 06/2020
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Monitored hemodynamic variances to identify signs of life-threatening complications.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Utilized EPIC and CERNER to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed patient pain relief and sedation by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
Additional Information

I am a highly skilled and competent nurse who is excellent at working in a team environment and as a independent primary nurse.

I have had the fortunate experience of always working in a level one trauma center with a diverse patient population.

I possess excellent communication skills to patients, families, and the collaborative care team.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Portland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Float Pool

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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