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Registered Nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Knowledgeable Registered Nurse with over 3 years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care. Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Catheters
  • Diabetes management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Infectious disease control
  • Seizure management
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Long-Term Care
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Medication administration expert
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • OR and ER experience
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Documenting vitals
  • SBAR communication
  • Vascular care understanding
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Mobility assistance
Education and Training
Marshfield High School Marshfield, MA Expected in 06/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Regis College Weston, MA Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
Signature Healthcare Brockton School of Nursing Brockton, MA, Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Fisher College Boston, MA Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • ACLS Certification
Experience
Genesis Health Group - Registered Nurse
Clinton, IA, 11/2019 - Current
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
Genesis Health Group - Registered Nurse
Eldridge, IA, 06/2018 - 06/2020
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
Vca Antech, Inc. - ER Technician
Morris Plains, NJ, 04/2009 - 05/2018
  • Monitored diagnostic medical equipment to measure and observe various aspects of patient's health.
  • Took patients' vital signs, collected medical specimens and updated information in patient charts.
  • Collected blood and urine samples for lab analysis to diagnose disease or screen for health problems.
  • Safely transferred patients to wheelchair or stretchers for transportation to other departments.
  • Monitored patients' condition and reported changes in status or acuity to nurses.
  • Applied and educated patients on orthopedic devices like crutch walking.
  • Coordinated with nurses to assess and prepare patients for tests and medical procedures.
  • Took blood pressure measurements and reported to nurse or physician if above or below normal levels.
Samaritan Health System - Certified Nursing Assistant
Watertown, NY, 02/2007 - 02/2011
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to transport patients.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Marshfield High School
  • Regis College
  • Signature Healthcare Brockton School of Nursing
  • Fisher College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • ER Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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