registered nurse contractor resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven 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.

  • Medical Data Entry
  • Clinical Data Review
  • Accurate Documentation Review
  • Technical Support
  • Knowledge Of Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge Of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Knowledge of Medical Diagnoses
  • Staff Training Facilitator
  • Organizational Structure
  • Detail Oriented
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Expected in 05/2019 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Dean's List Spring & Fall 2015-2019,
  • Summa Cum Laude graduate
  • 3.859 GPA
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Arts : Health Care Management - GPA :
  • 3.67 GPA

BLS Certified - Exp: 06/2023

Work History
Veterans Health Administration - Registered Nurse (Contractor)
Jefferson Barracks, MO, Lauderhill, FL 03/2022 - Current
  • Conducted all activities related to screening patients for COVID-19 in a fast-paced environment, averaging 50 patients daily.
  • Completed patient registration in EPIC electronic health record (EHR), data entry, insurance verification, point of care test specimen collection/processing, records verification, and data review.
  • Notified patients of test results, educated and counseled patients about the plan of care based on test results.
  • Protected personal health information
    (PHI) in accordance with CVS Health policies and HIPAA.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, safety protocols, data entry, and specimen collection.
Memorial Hospital West - RN-Patient Care II (Bariatric/Med-Surg/Telemetry)
City, STATE, Pembroke Pines, FL 03/2020 - 07/2021
  • Cared for bariatric surgery and cardiac patients in a 42-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens, and pain management techniques.
  • Managed daily caseload of 6 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy, and wound care.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications, and accurately documented in patient's electronic health records by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Used Epic software to document patient's treatment, and plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnoses, and expected patient outcomes.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collaborated daily with a 7-person health care team to achieve optimum patient care, boosting patient satisfaction scores above 93%.
  • Coordinated outpatient care for patients requiring post-discharge care with the unit's case managers, ensuring the completion of required insurance and referral forms.
Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center - Supervisory Medical Support Assistant
City, STATE, North Chicago, IL 12/2011 - 07/2015
  • Supervised and trained 6 Dept. of Defense (DoD) contractors and 6 Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) employees in the use of VA and DoD scheduling systems (AHLTA/CHCS) and electronic health records (VISTA/CPRS).
  • Reviewed electronic health records before scheduling Primary Care and Specialty appointments in order to inform providers of patients' needs (i.e. labs, imaging, medication reconciliation) and remind patients of yearly Primary Care visits and Specialty Clinics follow-ups.
  • Monitored the FHCC's call center, and scheduled appointments for an average of 300 patients weekly.
  • Member of the Process Improvement Team at the FHCC, streamlined the appointment scheduling process for veterans and their beneficiaries, reducing the call wait times from 4 minutes to 45 seconds.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on departmental procedures, electronic health records utilization and review, and FHCC policies on safeguarding PHI.
US Navy Hospital Corps School - Senior Military Instructor
City, STATE, Great Lakes, IL 04/2008 - 11/2011
  • Created and developed lesson plans to meet students' academic needs.
  • Modified lessons and curriculum to accommodate diverse learners by using strategies such as peer-assisted learning and group work.
  • Developed and implemented classroom routines to address varying student needs.
  • Instructed and evaluated the laboratory curriculum including venipunture, intravenous catheter insertion, C-spine immobilization, spine board loading and transport, splinting musculoskeletal injuries, wound care, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, and electronic health records management.
  • Training Site Faculty - facilitated the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course to staff instructors and over 3,000 students annually.
English :
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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Coastline Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse (Contractor)
  • RN-Patient Care II (Bariatric/Med-Surg/Telemetry)
  • Supervisory Medical Support Assistant
  • Senior Military Instructor


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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