registered nurse resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Registered Nurse
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Conscientious Operating Room Staff Nurse offering 6 years of experience in healthcare. Known for excellent bedside manner and efficient communication with colleagues. Knowledgeable in standard medical diagnoses and OR equipment. Enthusiastic Operating Room Nurse with a gentle personality and the drive to give exemplary care to patients of all ages. Poised professional, proudly offering more than 2 years of expertise in assisting surgeons with procedures, which include general orthopedic, free flaps, mandibular-temporal, and general trauma surgeries. Highly and skillfully trained and worked in a Level-I trauma center


  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Asepsis Standards
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Surgical Counts
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Patient Positioning
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Pre and Post-Procedure Inventories
  • Critical Thinking
  • Infection Prevention
  • Patient Charting
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • General Surgery
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Emergency Response
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Case Reviews
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilization
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Plastic Surgery
Work History
01/2022 to Current
Registered Nurse Christus Health Lindale, TX,
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on management and lifestyle options as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic, testing, and the available and approved vaccines.
  • Led successful team and was in charge of full statewide travel/mobile clinics which comprised of LPNs, CNAs, and other administrative and ancillary staff.
  • Trained new nurses and supervised the entire team on the mobile COVID-19 surge testing and vaccine mobile clinic on proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Carefully calibrated and administered CDC approved Covid-19 vaccines and boosters to all qualified candidates.
  • Administered medications via IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and vaccines and carefully documented findings.
02/2020 to Current
Restaurant Owner/Operator Department Of Veterans Affairs Knoxville, IA,
  • Managed payroll, daily deposits and cost controls.
  • Set employee schedules, delegated work and monitored food quality and service performance.
  • Recruited, hired and trained talented staff to fill vacancies.
  • Supervised daily activities of restaurant and eight (8) employees.
  • Sourced vendors, negotiated contracts and managed efficient deliveries of high-quality supplies.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Spearheaded menu and staff development through detailed training and facilitation of staff meetings.
  • Identified team weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and reduce waste.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Handled escalated customer concerns with speed and knowledgeable support to achieve optimal satisfaction and maintain long-term loyalty.
  • Handled money, balanced tills, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits, maintaining100% accuracy.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
03/2018 to 05/2020
Registered Nurse, Operating Room Southwestern Medical Ctr Llc Lawton, OK,
  • Assisted surgeons with cutting of tissue, clamping and suturing during operational procedures.
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures.
  • Performed preoperative assessments on patients and evaluated overall health.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
04/2016 to 01/2018
Nurse Extern Charleston Area Medical Center Health System Inc. City, STATE,
  • Practiced patient care by taking vital signs and providing wound care for patients.
  • Maintained continuity of care by communicating changes in patient condition with physicians, family members and other care team members.
  • Supported nursing staff by identifying and reporting changes in patient condition, evaluating safety concerns and assisting with pre-procedure and post-procedure treatment.
  • Applied clean dressings, slings, stockings and support bandages to protect patient wounds and prevent infections.
  • Utilized wheelchairs and hospital beds to transfer patients from room to X-ray or lab.
  • Assessed patients and assisted in devising treatment methods designed to reduce pain and discomfort.
  • Recorded vital signs and intake and output of over 3 patients per hour, documenting information Cerner.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Chamberlain University - Downers Grove, IL
Expected in 12/2017 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
University of Charleston - Charleston, WV
Expected in 05/2008 to to
Bachelor of Science: Digital Communications And Multimedia
University of Charleston - Charleston, WV
Expected in 05/2008 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Public Affairs And Public Policy Analysis
University of Charleston - Charleston, WV

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • University of Charleston
  • University of Charleston
  • University of Charleston

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Restaurant Owner/Operator
  • Registered Nurse, Operating Room
  • Nurse Extern


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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