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Registered Nurse Cn Iii resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and flexible RN with 24 years of experience. Proven strengths in an inpatient, outpatient, and home care setting. Now seeking to further demonstrate excellent technical and communication skills in a team environment supportive of continued clinical and professional growth. I have demonstrated the ability to assimilate quickly to new challenges, successfully priorities demands in a fast paced setting, and have a positive attitude with a willingness to go beyond required expectations

Skills
  • Strong assessment skills and clinical judgement
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Specialized care for Spine Patients
  • Competent in screening for opiate use/abuse in peri-operative patients
  • Intramuscular injections for pain management
  • Precept new hires and educate staff
  • The Joint Commision Champion for Spine Center
  • Flu ambassador
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Nursing assignments
  • Staff leadership
Education and Training
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 03/2022 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Brockton Hospital School of Nursing Brockton, MA, Expected in 05/1998 Diploma of Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
North Adams State College Noth Adams, Ma, Expected in 05/1996 Bachelor of Arts : Biology/Sports Medicine - GPA :
Certifications
  • Pain Management- 12/2013 expires 12/2023
Experience
Veterans Health Administration - Registered Nurse CN III
Willow Street, PA, 07/2011 - Current
  • Collaborates with management teams in order to implement and evaluate test of change in our clinic.
  • Received and investigated complaints from families, patients and clinical staff, devising solutions to multifaceted challenges.
  • Conducted personnel interviewing and assisted with hiring new staff.
  • Assisted with on boarding new traveling nurses to ensure they are properly prepared to work efficiently in our clinic
  • Responsible for clinical staff daily schedules ensuring we are properly staffed.
  • Responsible for the daily requests from doctors to either add on a clinic day or cancel a day, ensuring room availability and proper staffing to support the clinic
  • Attended facility education workshops and programs.
  • Precepted our new hire nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Precepted staff to the charge nurse role
  • Provided strong leadership and guidance to nurses.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with residents, physicians, hospital staff, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist outpatient nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Administered injections and wound care according to needs.
Veterans Health Administration - Registered Nurse, Endoscopy
Wilmington, NC, 06/2010 - 06/2011
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital - Registered Nurse, Endoscopy
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 06/2011
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
Cross Country Travel Corps - Traveling Nurse
City, STATE, 07/2000 - 07/2009
  • 9 years of experience working in a fast paced continually changing environment, with adverse population of staff and patients.
  • Strong ability to adapt to change to deliver quality patient care in a variety of settings
  • As a staff RN recognized for being a competent clinician, strong leader with communication skills that lead me to assume charge RN.
Accomplishments
  • Educational speaker at the Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders 2018
  • SAFETY STAR Recipient

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
  • North Adams State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse CN III
  • Registered Nurse, Endoscopy
  • Registered Nurse, Endoscopy
  • Traveling Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Arts

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