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

Dedicated and Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 19 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in Medical and Surgical environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Well organized and forward thinking in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Patient and family advocacy: I am keen on ensuring that my patient and family are kept up to date with the plan and coordinate care with other providers in the team.
  • Preventative health: I reiterate on health habits that prevent recurrence or emergence of a medical condition.
  • I am have refined my knowledge and practice in procedures like Intravenous placement and administration, wound , ostomy and tracheostomy care.
  • I am able to detect changes in patient's condition and implement the necessary interventions. Proper taking of vital signs.
  • My ACLS and First Aid ability is current , thanks to regular training.
  • I can navigate the EMR smoothly. Thanks to in-house training, Cerner EMR is an invaluable tool.
Education
University of Eastern Africa, Baraton Kenya, Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with BSc Nursing in August, 2014
Kenya Medical Training College, Kisumu Kenya, Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated in August 1999 , With an Associate Degree in Nursing
Kisii High School, Kisii Kenya, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Received Diploma in December 1994
Lavington Primary School, Nairobi Kenya, Expected in GED : - GPA :

Graduated with a Certificate of Primary Education in December 1990

Work History
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital - Registered Nurse
Los Angeles, CA, 09/2019 - Current
  • Cared for patients in 44-bed unit, providing direct care to six patients at a time, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients. This unit specializes in treating Orthopedic, Neurology and Neurosurgery. Other general Medical-surgical patients are also admitted here.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over six patients daily.
  • Delegating appropriate tasks to Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as Total Hip Replacement, ORIF , Laparoscopic surgery,Endarterectomy and various types of Biopsy.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Changed out gastrostomy,ileostomy and colostomy buttons and urinary catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Carried out IV insertion,tracheostomy care, chest tube management, respiratory care( spirometry, Oxygen administration, CPAP, BIPAP) , Lumbar spinal drain care, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy care, J.P drain care, Biliary drain care, Bladder irrigation, Gastric suctioning, NGT feeding.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and in-house workshops.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital - Registered Nurse
Compton, CA, 10/2013 - 05/2018
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed caseload of 7 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital - Registered Nurse
Los Angeles, CA, 04/2013 - 09/2013
  • Managed caseload of 6 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 6 patients daily.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital - Registered Nurse
Compton, CA, 08/2001 - 03/2013
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 7 patients daily.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Cared for patients in 60-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital - Registered Nurse
Los Angeles, CA, 01/2000 - 07/2001
Affiliations

- National Nurses' Association of Kenya

- East African Wildlife Society

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School Attended
  • University of Eastern Africa, Baraton
  • Kenya Medical Training College, Kisumu
  • Kisii High School, Kisii
  • Lavington Primary School, Nairobi
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • GED

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