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Registered Nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Compassionate, organized and competent registered nurse with over 20 years of experience in a non-profit, acute care hospital. Strong clinical and people skills, and ensuring high standards of care for a wide variety of culturally diverse patients admitted for various cardiac, vascular and radiology interventions procedures. Foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal, and Transradial
  • Chest Tubes: Closed drainage systems
  • Peripheral Intravenous insertion and maintenance
  • Blood and blood product administration
  • Medication administration
  • Computer documentation (Meditech, Cerner, Epic)


  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal
  • Venipuncture/blood draws

Education
Southern Adventist Hospital Collegedale, TN, Expected in 1999 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN Expected in 1997 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • ACLS, eCard Code 235401479756, expires 11/2024
  • BLS, eCard Code 215413478160, expires 6/2023
  • Registered Nurse in Tennessee, License number RN1XXX19, 04/30/2024
Work History
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Registered Nurse
, , Chattanooga, Tn 06/1999 - 01/2021
  • Bedside charting and computer documentation to ensure quality patient care, identify immediate and significant changes in patient's status
  • Obtain thorough and accurate assessments; incorporating the medical, mental, emotional and psychosocial aspects
  • Receive and implement physician\'s orders and provide the necessary interventions per hospital protocol
  • Include family members in patients plan of care, discharge instructions and evaluation of post hospital needs and concerns
  • Initiate patient care plans, update as needed and evaluate outcomes, based on interventions provided and the patient's ongoing post-hospital needs
  • Assess and interpret critical lab values, notify physician, and initiate interventions
  • Administer medications. Education provided in regards to new medications and their side effects
  • Provide pre and post procedure education for patient's scheduled for arteriograms, pacemakers/defibrillators, electrophysiology ablations, and various other cardiac/vascular procedures
  • Assess and interpret arrhythmias and provide the necessary interventions based on physician's orders and hospital protocol.
  • Acute patient care in cardiac recovery unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for patients per shift
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology, and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Step Down, RN
, , Emory Hospital Midtown Atlanta 01/2022 - Current
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Aureus Medical Group (Travel Nurse Co) - RN (PCU and Step Down)
, , 08/2020 - 10/2020
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Company Name - Registered Nurse
, , 03/2015 - 09/2015
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Removed venous and arterial sheaths, monitored and maintained radial vascular bands post Transradial cardiac cath
  • Assessments, implemenTed physicians orders
  • Educated Patient about discharge planning, medication, lifestyle changes, dietary changes, in an effort to improve overall health and prevent new cardiac events
  • Medication administration
  • Epic documentation
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southern Adventist Hospital
  • Southern Adventist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Step Down, RN
  • RN (PCU and Step Down)
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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