Registered Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Objective: Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history of over 17 years in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability 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.

  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Medication Administration
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Care Coordination
Work History
Registered Nurse, 02/2011 to Current
Cityblock Plymouth, MA,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 08/2009 to 02/2011
Eye Specialty Group Southaven, MS,
  • Provide assignments for on coming shift depending on acuity of patient and nursing skills.
  • Assist in conscious sedation procedures.
  • Collaborate care with members of medical team.
  • Interact and involve family with care of patient including bedside teaching.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families dealing with illness and surgery.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
Charge nurse, 06/2006 to 07/2009
Cityblock Suffolk, MA,
  • Registered nurse.
  • Manage bed assignments for 36 bed unit of pediatric surgical and medical patients.
  • Assist with admissions and discharges of patients in timely manner.
  • First contact for staff nurses.
  • Provide clear and understandable education for patients and families.
  • Round with medical team to address concerns.
  • Organized education for staff with medical code cart and facilitated mock codes.
  • Liaison between upper management and staff nurses.
  • Delegate multiple duties to improve movement of floor.
  • Coordinate multiple disciplinary care of patients and family.
Registered nurse, 08/2004 to 04/2006
University Of North Carolina Children’s Hospital City, STATE,
  • Care of 24 bed post surgical unit, including neurosurgery, ENT, orthopedics, plastics, transplants and other pediatric surgeries.
  • Mentoring of new graduate nurses to facilitate care following policy and procedures as well as helping to organize time management.
  • Skin and wound care resource for staff.
  • Patient advocate.
  • Collaboration with medical staff, medical therapies, social work and other disciplines to complete patent care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
Associate Degree: Nursing, Expected in 05/2004
Davidson County Community College - Thomasville, NC
Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies, Expected in 05/2001
University of North Carolina At Wilmington - Wilmington, NC
  • PALS
  • TNCC
  • ACLS
  • NRCP
  • BLS

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School Attended
  • Davidson County Community College
  • University of North Carolina At Wilmington
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
  • Charge nurse
  • Registered nurse
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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