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

Hardworking, driven nursing professional bringing 4+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to acute and chronic patients. Knowledgeable about LTAC and acute care requirements and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Compassionate, caring and comfortable working with people of all backgrounds. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical skills.

Skills
  • Chronic disease management
  • Wound Care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient evaluation
  • Critical care
  • Patient privacy
  • Disease prevention and intervention specialist
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Family education
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Neurology awareness
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Infection control measures
  • Confidentiality
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Precepting
  • Quality assurance
  • Organizational Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership
  • Troubleshooting
  • Energetic
  • Planning and Decision Making
Work History
09/2016 to Current Registered Nurse Klamath County Oregon | Klamath Falls, OR,
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Cared for patients in 12-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives
  • 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
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress
09/2015 to 09/2016 Registered Nurse Klamath County Oregon | Klamath Falls, OR,
  • Delivered outstanding care to medically complex patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Assisted with ventilator weaning
  • Copley wound care given daily with extensive wound care experience
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress
05/2015 to 08/2015 Registered Nurse Klamath County Oregon | Klamath Falls, OR,
  • Delivered outstanding care to over 30 patients with various diagnoses
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • 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
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management
  • Performed extensive wound care to patients
Education
Expected in 12/2014 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL GPA:

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School Attended
  • Kishwaukee College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science