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registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

I have been working in the surgery assessment center at Anmed since 2007. I perform preops for surgery. They are done by phone and face to face. Prior to that I work in radiation therapy for 6 years one year in the cancer clinic and on the oncology unit.

I also worked in hospice home care, home health and in the newborn nursery and cardiac step down unit.

Dedicated and well-qualified RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 29+ year record in field and looking for challenging, long-term position.

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 27 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Skills
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Medical Screening
  • Unit Administration
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Strong Medical Ethic
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Flow Sheet Charting
  • Intake and Discharge
  • OR and ER Experience
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Home Visits
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient Examination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
Experience
07/2001 to Current Registered Nurse Aspirus | Merrill, WI,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
04/1998 to 01/2000 Registered Nurse Aspirus | Phillips, WI,
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
04/1996 to 03/1998 Registered Nurse Aspirus | Stanley, WI,
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
08/1993 to 04/1996 Staff RN Umass Memorial Health Care | Barre, MA,
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Performed nursing rounds to complete scheduled tasks and interact with patients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce symptom or condition re-emergence.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1995 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Tri County Technology Center, , GPA:
Expected in 08/1993 to to Licensed Practical Nurse | Nursing Tri County Technical School, Anderson, SC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Tri County Technology Center
  • Tri County Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Staff RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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