registered nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Background

Consummate Registered Nurse with dynamic background committed to quality and compassionate care of patients across settings ranging from adult / geriatric rehabilitation to skilled and transitional units. Expert at examining, diagnosing, and treating patients of all ages with acute illnesses, injuries, and/or exacerbations of chronic disease. Applies evidenced-based practices as well as continuous research and education to enhance patient safety, experience, and overall wellness. Motivational trainer and leader focused on establishing top-performing nursing units within fast-paced environments. Dedicated to timeliness, accuracy, effective allocation of talents / resources, and regulatory compliance.

Skill Highlights
  • Patient Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Care Plans & Interventions
  • Routine Diagnostic Procedures
  • Patient & Family Care/Relations
  • Treatment Plans
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Learning & Development
  • Urgent Care Settings
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Evidence-Based Testing
  • Prescribing Medications
  • Patient Charts
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Team Leadership & Training
  • Patient & Family Education/Advocacy
  • Regulatory Compliance
Professional Experience
02/2012 to Current
Registered Nurse Beaumont Hospitals Van Buren Township, MI,

Train and direct talented team of up to five registered nurses, four licensed practical nurses, and six certified nursing assistants dedicated to continuous delivery of quality care, support, and education to 36-50 patients (subacute, acute, LTAC/ICU).

Key Contributions:

  • Ensure performance excellence by completing daily rounds on nursing department, overseeing adherence to policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Allocate staff in alignment with patient care needs and budget restrictions.
  • Support employees, addressing inquiries and concerns via email, phone, and in-person.
  • Oversee proper administration of oral, intramuscular, and IV medications to patients; monitor responses for adverse reactions.
  • Deliver direct nursing care during staff shortages.
  • Administer and supervise blood product transfusions.
  • Manage care of patients with organ transplants, LVADs, drains, and Zoll life vests.
  • Handle complex wound, ostomy, and continence care functions.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
02/2012 to 10/2019
Registered Nurse Beaumont Hospitals Berkley, MI,

Treated patients with broad range of acute, chronic, and life-threatening diagnoses - including catastrophic traumatic injuries.

Key Contributions:

  • Managed CVCs, PIVs, vasoactive drugs / titration, therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation, and chest tubes.
  • Monitored and cared for patients with organ transplants, chest tubes, and trachs as well as complex wounds, ostomy, and continence needs.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordered/interpreted diagnostic tests and labs, and notified MD of abnormal/critical results.
  • Administered blood transfusion products and monitored patient responses.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
01/2016 to 05/2017
Registered Nurse Beaumont Hospitals Detroit, MI,

Cared for patients with wide array of medical issues, including pulmonary, cardiology, and infectious diseases.

Key Contributions:

  • Improved care outcomes with proactive education, communication, and guidance of patients and family members.
  • Evaluated and prepared patients for procedures.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary teams to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
04/2014 to 11/2014
Registered Nurse Beaumont Hospitals Grosse Pointe Farms, MI,

Delivered quality care to patients - covering arterial lines, CVCs / PIV, vasoactive drug administration and titration, thrombolytic therapy, and dysrhythmia interpretation.

Key Contributions:

  • Liaised with and educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management, and medication self-management.
  • Evaluated complications and coordinated treatment of intensive care patients.
  • Managed enteral and parenteral nutrition.
  • Performed complex wound, ostomy, and continence care as well as chest tube monitoring / care, trach care, ventilator monitoring, and CPAP / BiPAP assistance.
  • Administered blood / blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions.
Expected in 12/2019
Master of Arts: Family Primary Care
Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN ,
Expected in 06/2013
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN,
Expected in 06/2010
Diploma in Nursing Practice: Registered Nurse
Huron School of Nursing - East Cleveland, OH,
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (2021-2026)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (2021-2023)
  • AHA ACLS (2021-2023)
  • Registered Nurse (2021-2023)
  • AHA BLS (2020-2022)
  • Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Certification (2021)
  • Basic Life Support for Provider, American Heart Association (2020)
  • Rehabilitation Nursing Certification (2018)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (2008-2012)
  • State Tested Nurses Assistant (1993-2012)
  • Sigma Theta Tau (2018-2020)
  • Ohio Nurses Association (2015-2020)
  • American Nurses Association (2015-2020)

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School Attended

  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Huron School of Nursing

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma in Nursing Practice

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