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

Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Worked on a general floor medical/ surgical unit with attention to orthopedic patients, Gastrointestinal department as a technician and as a registered nurse, and Post Anesthesia Care Unit.

Skills
  • ACLS/ BLS Certified (Expires 8/2023)
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medication Administration
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Anesthetics Administration
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Routine Examinations
Education
Washburn University of Topeka Topeka, KS Expected in 05/2000 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - Registered Nurse
Schnecksville, PA, 10/2021 - Current
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Recorded and measured patients' weight, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - Registered Nurse
Temple, PA, 10/2007 - 01/2009
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - Registered Nurse
Bloomsburg, PA, 07/2001 - 08/2006
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - Registered Nurse
Kingston, NY, 06/2000 - 07/2001
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
Hrl - Technician GI Lab
Calabasas, CA, 12/1996 - 06/2000
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assisted nursing staff with respiratory, cardiopulmonary and physical therapies.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Collected laboratory specimens, dropped off at laboratories and picked up test results.
  • Lifted or assisted others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, surgical tables or stretchers.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition at all times to safeguard health information.
  • Provided physical support to patients through diverse types of mobility assistance.

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School Attended
  • Washburn University of Topeka
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Technician GI Lab
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science