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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Hardworking Nurse with 8 years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Admissions and Discharges
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Staff Supervision
  • Preventative Health
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Gastrostomy Buttons Experience
Work History
09/2020 to 03/2021 Registered Nurse Hendrick Medical Center | Brownwood, TX,

USA Health University Hospital- Travel RN (Critical Care Unit)

  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Cared for patients in a 10-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
07/2016 to 09/2020 Registered Nurse Hendrick Medical Center | Early, TX,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Cared for patients in a 16-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
04/2014 to 08/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse The Palms Of Sebring | Sebring, FL,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics and performed catheterizations.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Performed evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Performed functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
Education
Expected in 05/2016 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL GPA:
Expected in 12/2013 to to Certification | Licensed Practical Nursing Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Shelton State Community College
  • Shelton State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Certification

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