registered nurse resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration
  • Collecting vitals
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Acute care expertise
  • Operating room preparations
  • Pain assessment
  • Medical terminology
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Venipuncture
  • Sterile Procedures and Techniques
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Safety
  • Critical Care
  • Emotional Support
  • Health Education
Work History
02/2014 to Current Registered Nurse Mercy Health | Petersburg, VA,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients in Surgey and ER units, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and skilled technicians.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • 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.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
11/2012 to 02/2014 CNA Pruitthealth | Bamberg, SC,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
06/2011 to 11/2012 Frozen Dairy Associate Giant Eagle | East Cleveland, OH,
  • Monitored refrigeration, freezer and cooling areas for proper functioning and reported issues to supervisor.
  • Stayed current on available products, store promotions and customer service policies to better serve shoppers.
  • Checked product shelves to review for proper price labels and handled price changes when requested by management.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
  • Handled daily customer service aspects, including maintaining positive and ongoing relationships with external customers and freight partners.
01/2010 to 06/2011 Restaurant Hostess Omni Hotels | Louisville, KY,
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Maintained highly loyal clientele by delivering unparalleled service at every stage of restaurant dining experience.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Assessed large restaurant and lounge according to state and federal cleanliness standards.
  • Collected information from arriving customers to seat groups or place them on waitlist.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and menu information.
Expected in 05/2011 to to | Payson High School, Payson, IL, GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 to to Bachelor Of Science In Nursing | Nursing Quincy University/Blessing Rieman, Quincy, IL GPA:
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • TCRN - Trauma Certified Registered Nurse
  • ACLS-Advanced Life Support

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School Attended

  • Payson High School
  • Quincy University/Blessing Rieman

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • CNA
  • Frozen Dairy Associate
  • Restaurant Hostess


  • Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

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