Registered Nurse Addictions Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Versatile Registered Nurse with over [Number] years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in [Type] units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Versatile [Type] Specialist with results-driven and focused approach to completing work. Skilled leader, planner and problem-solver with 35-year career in Addictions nursing. Known for excellent attention to detail and great work ethic.

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 35 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Hardworking staff nurse, charge nurse, well-versed in primary care. Treats patients of all ages and specializes in delivering effective quality nursing care. Performs in stressful and crisis situations and interprets and applies policies and procedures with good judgment.

  • Schematics interpretation
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Patient monitoring
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Family and patient support
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Seizure management
  • Taking vitals
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Emotional awareness
  • Patient relations
  • Patient Management
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Proficient in [Software]
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Community advocate
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Patient care planning
  • Medical assessment
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Documenting vitals
  • Patient discharging
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient Care
  • Electronic Health Records Management
Education and Training
Curry College Milton, MA Expected in 05/1983 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Catherine Laboure School of Nursing Dorchester, MA Expected in : Anatomy And Chemistry - GPA :
Aquila’s Jr College of Business Milton , MA Expected in 1970 Associate of Science : Business - GPA :
Sagora - Registered Nurse, Addictions Specialist
New Braunfels, TX, 05/1988 - 11/2021
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Listened to clients' needs and assisted with identifying and securing appropriate services.
Catholic Health Initiative - Teacher/teacher Aide
Little Falls, MN, 09/1983 - 09/1984
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups of special needs teenagers.
  • Supervised children on field trips to maintain safety and foster cultural learning experiences for emotionally challenged teens.
Sea Crest Hotel - Dining Room Manager
City, STATE, 02/1973 - 09/1980
  • Maintained presence on dining room floor and assisted team to support efficiency of service.
  • Scheduled front of house staff to open, close and work dining room floor daily.
  • Fielded complaints from customers and corrected issues with both front of house and kitchen staff.
  • Acted as liaison between head of kitchen staff and front of house to update staff on menu updates, special requests and canceled items.
  • Reported staff performance, inventory, overall dining room needs and special events information to Food and Beverage Director.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
Lawrence J Murphy MD - Medical Technician
City, STATE, 09/1968 - 01/1970
  • Documented and updated patient data on electronic medical charts, maintaining accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Provided excellent patient support and care to patients and families.
  • Adhered to all safety and infection control precautions and regulations.
  • Applied HIPAA privacy and security regulations while handling patient information.
  • Reviewed account information to confirm patient and insurance information is accurate and complete.
  • Coordinated communications between patients, billing personnel and insurance carriers.
  • Submitted and accurately processed insurance claims with related medical code verifications and assessments.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Curry College
  • Catherine Laboure School of Nursing
  • Aquila’s Jr College of Business

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Addictions Specialist
  • Teacher/teacher Aide
  • Dining Room Manager
  • Medical Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science

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