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registered nurse care coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Accomplishments
  • Supervision - Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Training - Trained team of staff nurses in medical office procedures to ensure consistent quality of care.
  • Patient Transfer - Safely lifted up to 80 pounds and pushed 300 pounds on wheels.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Implementation - Assisted in implementation of new tracking system that resulted in improved patient care.
Skills
  • Preventive health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Relationship building
  • Call triaging
  • Patient counseling
  • At-risk patient care
  • Medical office administration
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Family Education
  • Data Collection
  • Family advocacy
  • Health screening
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Patient evaluation
Work History
01/2013 to Current Registered Nurse Care Coordinator Beaumont Hospitals | Madison Heights, MI,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
08/2009 to 01/2013 Registered Nurse, PCU Community Health System | Poplar Bluff, MO,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
01/1999 to 08/2009 Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse Adventist Healthcare | Laurel, MD,
  • Administered medications and fluids and checked vital signs
  • Communicated with family members and loved ones to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options.
  • Followed policies, procedures and hospital regulations for protocol compliance and patient safety.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Changed dressings, cleaned wounds and monitored vital signs of up to 6 patients concurrently with focus on quality care.
Education
Expected in 11/1998 to to Associate of Science | Nursing TROY UNIVERSITY , Montgomery, AL, GPA:
Expected in 11/1990 to to LPN | NURSING CLASSES - LPN H. Councill Trenholm State Community College, Montgomery, AL GPA:
Expected in 08/1975 to to GED | Lee High School, Montgomery, AL GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse (RN), Alabama Board of Nursing - 1-089275
  • Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor
  • Healthcare Provider (CPR)/First Aid (Adult/Child/Infant)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • TROY UNIVERSITY
  • H. Councill Trenholm State Community College
  • Lee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Care Coordinator
  • Registered Nurse, PCU
  • Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • LPN
  • GED

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