registered nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Dedicated Registered Nurse with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering high quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Diabetes management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Ventilator care
  • Emotional awareness
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Patient discharging
  • SBAR communication
  • Patient care planning
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Intake and discharge
  • Community advocate
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Patient Management
  • Medical assessment
  • Resource Allocation
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Staff Development and Precepting
05/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Henry Ford Hospital Grosse Pointe Farms, MI,
  • On Intermediate Care/ICU step down cardiac unit.
  • Care of patients with a multitude of issues requiring a higher level of care than medical surgical floor.
  • Focus on specific cardiac medications and medication drips.
  • ACLS Certified.
  • Telemetry strip interpretation along with Dysthymia certification.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Completed initial and comprehensive evaluations to determine initial care requirements.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
07/2019 to 05/2020
Team Leader LPN Homewood Retirement Centers Everett, PA,
  • Elected transfer from Frederick Campus to Williamsport Campus.
  • Experience/Skills as described below.
06/2018 to 09/2019
LPN MDS Coordinator Amita Health Wichita, KS,
  • For Skilled Clients in the acute rehabilitation center.
  • Knowledge of Medicare guidelines and policies.
  • Coordination of patient care in collaboration with intradepartmental personnel including Therapy, Social Work, Hospice, Transportation and Dieticians.
  • Quality Measures experience.
  • Detailed patient centered care plan initiation and updates.
  • Opening and completion of all appropriate assessments within CMS guidelines.
  • Admission and Discharge formation.
  • Evaluation of residents nursing needs and thus preparing for home health after discharge.
  • Lead Care plan conferences that included resident, family and disciplinary team.
  • Daily Medicare assessment meetings.
  • ADL and MDS required documentation education to all staff.
  • PDPM awareness and continued education received for preparation for the October 2019 implementation.
  • Attended AANAC MDS certification class in October of 2018.
03/2007 to 07/2018
House Supervisor. Licensed Practical Nurse Homewood Retirement Centers City, STATE,
  • Supervise entire 60 bed Skilled Health Care Center along with 60 bed Dementia /Memory impaired unit.
  • 120-bed total.
  • 5 years LPN Supervisory experience.
  • Ensuring quality of work for all nursing staff in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
  • Ensured adequate staffing that meets both state and federal guideline for continuous care, and assisting with staff recruitment if needed.
  • Chosen to be a member of the Transition Committee, which is a part of the Quality Assurance Team.
  • Preceptor to new nursing employees (GNA and LPN).
  • PRN Unit Manager and Relief unit manager duties.
  • Expertise in End of Life Care.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care protocol experience.
  • Phlebotomy experience.
  • IV certified with experience in both peripheral and PICC lines.
  • Skilled (sub acute) experience.
  • Independently maintained safe and effective whole person quality care to various residents with different acuity levels and co-morbidities.
  • Experience with Admission and Discharge planning and executing.
  • Member of the in house Wound Care Team and Skin Integrity Committee.
  • Experience with various types of extensive wounds and treatments.
  • Ample Alzheimer’s/Dementia training and experience.
  • Post-Surgical Care and Rehab of multiple conditions.
  • G-Tube experience along with proper accurate assessment.
  • Family and resident counseling and education.
  • Communication, organizational, leadership and teamwork skills are optimum.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2021 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Western Governor’s University - ,
Expected in 2020 to to
Registered Nurse ADN Program (LPN to RN transition):
Hagerstown Community College - ,
Expected in 2010 to to
Licensed Practical Nursing Program:
Hagerstown Community College - ,
Expected in 2008 to to
: Nursing and Human Services combined
Frederick Community College - ,
64+ Prerequisite credits
Expected in 2002 to to
High School Diploma:
Frederick High School - ,
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, License number R243194
  • Licensed Practical Nurse from 2010 to 2020

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School Attended

  • Western Governor’s University
  • Hagerstown Community College
  • Hagerstown Community College
  • Frederick Community College
  • Frederick High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Team Leader LPN
  • LPN MDS Coordinator
  • House Supervisor. Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Registered Nurse ADN Program (LPN to RN transition)
  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program
  • High School Diploma

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