registered nurse resume example with 20+ 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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Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Dedicated RN accustomed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach.

Detail-oriented Medical Assistant with extensive experience performing medical clerical duties and patient screenings in a busy clinical setting.

  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Samples collection
  • Patient triaging
Registered Nurse, 09/2019 to Current
Kindred HealthcareLos Angeles, CA,
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing miocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
RN Staff Nurse, 03/2014 to 08/2019
Southcoast Health SystemProvidence, RI,
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Provided training and supervision to ten Licensed Nurses - and fifteen Certified Nursing Assistants. on the Medical Unit that I Managed.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to 55 patients on the unit that I Managed.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and monitoring.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
Director of Nursing Education, 05/2008 to 06/2014
Concorde Career InstituteKansas City, MO,
  • Developed and supervised staff by providing orientation, training, support and direction.
  • Managed tasks to reach community census goals through outreach, inside sales, lead generation and lead conversion.
  • Directed training improvements to reduce knowledge gaps and eliminate workforce performance inefficiencies.
  • Estimated materials and labor requirements to complete jobs within budgetary and timeline requirements.
  • Implemented successful strategies for employee management, occupancy and revenue growth, expense control and quality of services.
  • Conducted monthly clinical training and organized activity for staff to advance quality of life for resident.
  • Improved staff morale by optimizing workload to sustain work-life balance.
  • Determined performance goals for each department and provided feedback on methods for reaching milestones.
  • Recruited, trained and managed volunteers.
  • Participated in community infection control program in accordance with company policy and state regulations.
  • Trained multi-level employees for RN, LPN and CNA'S as well as other health care positions.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 02/1992 to 04/2014
DavitaMaryville, TN,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists, and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to thirty patients per day.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2009
T.A. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham, AL
  • Documentation - Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures.
Additional Information

Good time management skills , willing to learn new information related to the rapid changes in Medical Care.

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School Attended

  • T.A. Lawson State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Director of Nursing Education
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Associate of Science

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