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

Maine Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 7 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Med Surg (Charge RN experience)and Emergency Department care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Emergency Department and Hospice/Palliative Care while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Healthcare billing
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Collecting vitals
  • Foley catheters
  • Precepting
  • EMR / EHR
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Acute care expertise
  • Physical assessments
  • Managing deadlines
  • Procedure preparations
  • Medication Administration
  • Removing sutures
  • Critical care
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Personal care needs
  • Administering immunizations
  • Medication distribution
  • Patient Assessments
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Performing EKGs
  • IV setup
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Gastrostomy buttons experience
  • Chest pain management
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
Work History
08/2018 to Current Registered Nurse Lake Charles Memorial Hospital | Lake Charles, LA,
  • Registered Nurse in critical access hospital Emergency Department. Worked as the only RN on nights, in conjunction with a physician and a tech.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
06/2013 to 08/2018 Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Valley Presbyterian Hospital | Van Nuys, CA,
  • Med Surg RN; transferred to Emergency Department; then full time Charge RN position on Med Surg.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
06/1998 to 05/2013 Unit Secretary/CNA Northern Light EMMC | City, STATE,
  • Completed skilled administrative work to support all office staff and operational requirements.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Maintained rapport with all unit staff, including physicians, nurse and other healthcare personnel.
  • Monitored inventory levels and advised management of need for replenishment.
  • Provided information for patient admissions and discharges to foster timely processing.
  • Executed administrative duties to facilitate unit tasks and meet team goals.
  • Processed lab paperwork and requests according to physicians' orders.
  • Managed incoming calls and directed to appropriate department.
  • Transcribed doctors' medication orders, lab test requests and care plans.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering [Type] treatments and evaluating patient needs.
Education
Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Husson University, Bangor, ME GPA:

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School Attended
  • Husson University
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Unit Secretary/CNA
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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