registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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A Registered Nurse Certified in NeoNatal Intensive Nursing offering fourtysix years of experience in nursing and healthcare. Expert in managing all aspects of patient care with proven leadership, delegation skills and mentoring abilities. Consistently achieve optimal patient outcomes. [Location] State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over [Number] years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in [Type] and [Type] care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in [Area of expertise] while driving innovation.


Critical care

  • Patient monitoring
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • IABP, Renal Replacement Therapy, Cardiac Lab Assistant specialist
  • Unit based educator

Multihospital educational corsortium consultant

BLS Instructor-Trainer

ACLS Instructor Trainer

AHA CO_Chair annual meetings

Registered Nurse, , 5/9/89 - Current
Community Medical Services Kalispell, MT,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
RN, 05/1979 - 06/1987
Community Medical Services Kent, OH,
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Initiated new learning methods to ensure total student comprehension while maximizing learning time.
  • Contributed subject matter expertise toward improving overall training program and skills displayed by student nurses.
  • Continuously improved course curricula, content and materials to maintain currency with changing demands and technological advancements.
  • Committed passionately to student development through hands-on training.
  • Participated in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned courses for continued development of nursing curriculum.
  • Evaluated students to identify knowledge gaps and conduct thorough assessments.
  • Procured knowledge of national and local trends in nursing practices to successfully integrate into learning activities.
RN, 09/1975 - 04/1979
Manchester Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Identified problems, assisted in data gathering, proposed solutions and participated in evaluation of quality assurance issues.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
Education and Training
Nursing Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 06/1975
Grace New Haven School Of Nursing - Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT,
Status -
Associate of Science: Science, Technology, And Society, Expected in 1977
Manchester Community College - Manchester, CT
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Preceptor to new nurses from 1990 through current date, currently concentrating on precepting new ECMO specialists

ECMO Specialist 1990 to current date

Assisted in the development of the ECMO Specialist training course, and taught a major portion of the didatic program

Assisted in the development of annual ECMO test utilizing game concepts to provide an intense evaluation and learning experience

Developed additional testing games ie ECMO pursuit, and ECMO Heads Up.

Developed simulation manikin utilized initially for low fidelity simulations

Developed with medical sim lab advanced simulation experiences for both training ECMO specialists and current specialists

Committee member that developed the IPOC flow sheet still currently in use

Developed and taught multiple educational classes ie ECMO for the pediatric nurse, ECMO for the new graduate, Pulmonary Hypertension and skin care.

Develped new policies such as, neonatal skin care, CAVH, CAVH with Dialysate and multiple others.

Activities and Honors

Member Acadamy of critical Care Nurses 1976-1088

CCRN certification

AACN New Hampshire ? of the year

BCLS instructor Trainer

ACLS Affiliate Facuilty

NRP certified

Member Academy of neonatal nurses

Certified in level III Neonatal icu nursing

initial one of 4 STABLE instructors

ECMO certification

Nominated for Employee of the

Recieved preceptor of the year award

Recieved a daisey nomination

Co authored the application for ECMO center of excellence initially and on two subsequent renewal applications, which were all approved

Community activity, Seminole County Dividend, voluenteer program. over 4000 hours served from 1994-

Revieved Seminole County Voluenteer of the year award

Recognized as a Fl;orida school voluenteer of the year

Brought the seminole county super scientist program to Idwilde Elementary and presented to all elementary classess hands on science experiments twice a year.

Provided math super star program to any class requesting the program

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School Attended

  • Grace New Haven School Of Nursing
  • Manchester Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse,
  • RN
  • RN


  • Nursing Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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