registered nurse resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 3 years of exclusively in critical care environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment. Extensive understanding of cardiac surgery patients.

  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventative health
  • IV setup
  • Patient discharge
  • Removing sutures
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Direct patient care
  • Physical assessments
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Epic Electronic Medical Record Systems use
  • Critical care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) management
  • Lumbar drain management
  • Impella management
  • Intra Arterial Balloon Pump management
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) management
Work History
Registered Nurse, 04/2018 to Current
Adventist Health NwArnold, CA,
  • 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
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as coronary artery bypass graft
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Participation in unit performance improvement (PI) projects
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Supervised and managed functions for unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
Nursing Assistant, 09/2016 to 04/2018
Rochester General Health SystemSodus, NY,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically-relevant symptoms
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage
  • Employed mobility devices and equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep registered nurses informed of changes
  • Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs, stretchers or moveable beds
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
Mechanic, 02/2004 to 09/2016
Landry'sTroy, MI,
  • Installation of products on commercial and residential properties.
  • Train and mentor new hires.
  • Conduct estimates for job leads.
  • Inventory management of supplies.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2019 to SUNY College At Brockport - Brockport, NY
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2017 to Suffolk County Community College - Selden, NY
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2003 to North Babylon High School - North Babylon, NY
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Registered Nurse in New York, License number 745029
  • BLS certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Cardiac Surgery Unit Advanced Life Support (CSU-ALS) Certification

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School Attended

  • SUNY College At Brockport
  • Suffolk County Community College
  • North Babylon High School

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Mechanic


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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