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

Experienced Registered Nurse with strong clinical and people skills. ResponsibleRegistered Nurse with excellent communication skills demonstrated by five years of experience in healthcare. Motivated self-starter with the willingness to take on new tasks. Ability to maintain a positive working environment that uplifts patients and co-workers. Develops rapport with patients, family, staff and physicians. Proven record of reliability and responsibility.


Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 11/18/15

Skill Highlights
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Flow sheet charting
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Professional Experience
2014 to Current Registered Nurse Holy Redeemer Health System | Warminster, PA,
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing care. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
2013 to 2014 Registered Nurse Holy Redeemer Health System | Meadwobrook, PA,
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
2010 to 2012 Registered Nurse Homecall Of Stillwater Inc | Stillwater, OK,
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team. Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines. Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Tested glucose and administered injections.
2009 to 2010 Licensed Practical Nurse The Village At Germantown | Germantown, TN,
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
Education and Training
Expected in 2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing University of Iowa, Iowa City IA-Bachelors of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa GPA:
Expected in 11 2010 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Indian Hills Community College, Iowa City, IA GPA:
Expected in 5 2005 to to | General Education Ottumwa High School, Ottumwa, IA GPA:
General Education
Skills
  • Staff training/motivation/development
  • BLS Certification
  • IV therapy
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
Additional Information
  • Serve on organizational committees

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School Attended

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City IA-Bachelors of Nursing
  • Indian Hills Community College
  • Ottumwa High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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