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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Electronic charting
  • Patient care planning
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Psychiatric and mental health care
  • Medical assessment
  • Family and patient support
  • Administering medicines
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Care planning
Experience
03/2017 to Current Registered Nurse Medstar Research Institute | Silver Spring, MD,
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare teams to develop and adapt individualized treatment plans, consistently achieving patient care and recovery goals.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care to enhance long-term outcomes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented responses to stay on top of changes in patient conditions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Conducted invasive and non-invasive procedures, including insertion and management of central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Educated patients about health conditions and treatments, answering questions and providing take-home materials for further information.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
10/2015 to 03/2017 Licensed Practical Nurse Unity Hospice | Green Bay, WI,
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding to promote proper patient nutrition.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 30 patients per day.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
02/2016 to 03/2017 Licensed Practical Nurse Unity Hospice | Sturgeon Bay, WI,
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns such as adverse reactions with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Addressed patient care needs, including collecting vitals, dressing wounds and managing catheters.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
Education and Training
Expected in 2006 to to Certified Nursing Assistant | Cave City High School, Cave City, AR GPA:
Expected in 2006 to to GED | Ozarka College, Melbourne, AR GPA:
Expected in 2012 to to Associate of Science | Licensed Practial Nurse Ozarka College, Melbourne, AR GPA:
Expected in 2018 to to Bachelor of Science | Registered Nurse Ozarka College, Melbourne, AR GPA:

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School Attended

  • Cave City High School
  • Ozarka College
  • Ozarka College
  • Ozarka College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • GED
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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