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

Hardworking, compassionate Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Electronic charting
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Patient monitoring
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Mobility assistance
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Immunization skills
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient relations
  • Patient Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Medication administration expert
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Patient care planning
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Intake and discharge
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Patient advising
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Organization and planning
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Medical assessment
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Catheters
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Administering medicines
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Seizure management
  • Emotional awareness
  • SBAR communication
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Direct patient care
  • Patient education
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Diabetes management
  • Infectious disease control
  • Disease management programs
  • IV drug therapy management
Experience
Registered Nurse, 05/2019 to Current
Lake Charles Memorial HospitalLake Charles, LA,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Coordinated care for up to 7 patients per shift in busy Neurology/MedSurg/Telemetry setting.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 6 to 7 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered care to 7 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
Relief Charge Nurse, 05/2019 to Current
Saint Francis Hospital-ParkCity, STATE,
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Coordinated care for up to 7 patients per shift in busy Neurology/MedSurg/Telemetry setting.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to 7 patients in Neurology/MedSurg/Telemetry department.
  • Supervised 42-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
Registered Nurse Preceptor, 05/2019 to Current
Saint Francis Hospital-ParkCity, STATE,
  • Consulted with patients, collected histories and vitals, ordered labs and interpreted test results.
  • Met with more than 7 patients every shift to assess conditions and make care decisions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Responded to diverse emergency situations with quick and knowledgeable support to address injuries and illnesses.
  • Provided multi-system care to critically-ill Neurology/MedSurg/Telemetry patients.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2015
University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
GPA:
  • Minor in Spanish
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2018
Southwest Tennessee Community College - Memphis, TN
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2010
Collierville High School - Collierville, TN
GPA:

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School Attended
  • University of Mississippi
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • Collierville High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Relief Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Preceptor
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma