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registered nurse acute dialysis resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Dialysis Nurse with over 10 years' expertise in providing acute nursing services. Hardworking Dialysis Nurse assesses, plans, develops, implements and evaluates nursing programs, departments and clinical areas. Enthusiastic and driven with desire to provide high level of compassion in patient care to improve overall outcomes. Excellent supervisory abilities with experience working in hospital-based and outpatient settings.

Accomplishments
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Achieved 100% by completing medication scanning with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements. Successfully provided quality care to acute & acute on chronic patients in pandemic environment & resulting in Patient Advocate for dialysis unit at St. Vincent Hospital
Skills
  • Patient Rapport
  • Maintaining Patient Safety Standards
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Infection Control Protocols
  • Patient Health Information Access
  • Operational Procedures
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Operational Standards
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Blood Product Transfusion
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
Work History
Registered Nurse, Acute Dialysis, 01/2020 - Current
Henry Ford Hospital Commerce, MI,
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Registered Nurse, 05/2019 - 09/2019
Interim Home Healthcare Company Newcomerstown, OH,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
Registered Nurse, 01/2008 - 04/2019
Interim Home Healthcare Company Northridge, OH,
  • 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.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 09/2007
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University of The West Indies - Jamaica, W.I.,
GPA:
Status -
  • Upper Second Class Honors
  • Elected to Liaison Officer for student nurses
  • President of Circle K


Certifications
  • RN License - Ohio, Jamaica
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • BLS - Basic Life Support (CPR & AED)
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School Attended

  • University of The West Indies

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Acute Dialysis
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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