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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in many acute care environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Chronic Disease MJessicagement
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative Health
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Shared Governance
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Patient Care
  • Teaching
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • Treatment Planning
  • Telemetry
  • Quality Improvement Activities
Work History
08/2017 to Current Registered Nurse Dekalb Health | Auburn, IN,
  • Practiced at following institutions: Georgetown Memorial Hospital Tidelands in Georgetown SC; Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio TX; Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio TX; Memorial Medical Center in Springfield IL; Del Dol Medical Center in El Paso TX; Good Samaritan Hospital and Rehab Center in Puyallup WA; OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in UrbJessica IL; Carle Foundation Hospital in UrbJessica IL; Rehab Institute of Michigan in Detroit MI.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and mJessicaged care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and mJessicage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
09/2008 to 07/2017 Registered Nurse Dekalb Health | Huntington, IN,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and mJessicaged care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • MJessicaged patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain mJessicagement.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
09/1999 to 09/2008 Registered Nurse Dekalb Health | Kendallville, IN,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and mJessicaged care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while mJessicaging rapidly changing conditions.
Education
Expected in 12/2001 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Lewis University, Romeoville, IL GPA:
Expected in 06/1999 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lewis University
  • Oakton Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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