registered nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Versatile Registered Nurse with over 38 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Cardiac stepdown, ICU, CCU, PACU, units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Opportunities to work as Charge nurse in hospital units of Cardiac step down and PACU supervising other clinical staff including other RN, LPNs and Nursing Assistants. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Patient Monitoring
  • Unit Administration
  • Medical Screening
  • Patient Examination
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Care Coordination
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Geriatric Treatment Knowledge
  • Patient Discharging
  • Body Mechanics Knowledge
  • Taking Vitals
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Coordinating Referrals
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Medical Assessment
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Care
  • Flow Sheet Charting
  • Patient Care
  • Seizure Management
  • Hearing Screenings
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • Follow-Up Calls
  • Infectious Disease Control
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Nursing Staff Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
Registered Nurse, Current to Current
Rogers Memorial HospitalWoodbury, MN,
  • Assess patient needs, prioritize treatment, maintain patient flows and assist physicians with invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assess education needs of patients/family members. Including medications, diagnostic procedures and treatment plans.
  • Telephone triage to assess patient/family needs, expectations and treatment plans. This includes medications reorder under Provider supervision. Triage of symptoms to determine individual plan of care for treatment.
  • Assist Providers with procedures including Botox for migraines, spasticity and tardive dyskinesias. Prepare and assist with Skin biopsies. Obtain specimens for genetic testing.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Clinic specialties include Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Seizure disorders, Migraine, Neuromuscular, Movement disorders, ALS clinic.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Assess and prepare patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
RN Staff Nurse, to
Kids Peace Mesabi AcademiesSouth Portland, ME,
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Worked with coumadin clinic to prepare patients for procedures and weekly monitoring.
  • Performed stress testing under Provider supervision to include treadmill stress testing, stress echocardiogram, nuclear stress testing and Dobutamine stress testing.
  • Perform EKG
  • Worked with electrophysiology providers to provide teaching for cardiac ablations pre and post procedure.
  • Provided education and teaching for families prior to cardiac catheterization, left and right heart catheterizations. Pre and post medication instructions.
RN Executive Physicals, 01/2006 to 10/2006
Mercy Hospital St. LouisCity, STATE,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • PRN position providing physical exams for Professional/Executive demographic
  • Exams included eye exams, pulmonary function evaluation, EKG, stress test and stress echocardiogram
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • ALS/CPR/Defib certification
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1983 to The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL
Additional Information
  • Experience at NorthShore Regional Medical Center using skills in EKG, Pre-post cardiac catheterization, post ICU 1985-1986- ACLS/CPR
  • Cardiac Stepdown-Progressive Care Unit using skills in EKG, Pre-post cardiac catheterization full time position. Charge Nurse of unit as needed per staffing issues
  • Move to full time position to Cardiology/Catheterization/Special Procedures 1986-1992- frequent on call for emergency procedures
  • Under Provider supervision - stress testing including Stress using treadmill, and bicycle- Dobutamine- Nuclear/Thallium stress test
  • Transition to part-time with call PACU. 1992-10/2002 ACLS/PALS/CPR- use of telemetry skills and recovery for procedures including Pediatric to Geriatric patient populations.
  • Surgical cases including from I and D to orthopaedics - neurological procedures, CABG , OB procedures under supervision of Providers, Surgeons and Anesthesia/CRNA.
  • NorthShore Psychiatric Hospital Chart Review- Part time 10/2002-12/2003. Chart audits under supervision of New Orleans 1984- Med/Surg, various areas including newborn nursery.
  • Hotel Dieu -1984- PRN staff nurse-Med/Surg various units
  • Baptist Princeton Birmingham, AL -Fulltime position 1/1984-11/1984. Cardiac stepdown unit- ALS/CPR telemetry- charge nurse PRN

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  • The University of Alabama

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  • Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Executive Physicals


  • Bachelor of Science

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