registered nurse contractor resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with over 3 years of nursing experience providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
  • Accurate EMR Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Clinical Experience
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Utilization Management
  • Patient Care Plans
  • Discharge Planning Coordination
  • Drug Utilization Review
  • Physician Consultations
Work History
Registered Nurse (Contractor), 03/2022 - Current
Veterans Health Administration , , Lauderhill, FL
  • Conducted all activities related to screening patients for COVID-19 in a fast-paced environment, averaging 50 patients daily.
  • Evaluated medical guidelines and insurance benefit coverage to determine appropriateness of services.
  • Completed patient registration in EPIC electronic health record (EHR), data entry, insurance verification, point of care testing, specimen collection/processing, notification of patient's results, and education and counseling of patient's plan of care based on test results.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
RN-Patient Care II (Bariatric/Med-Surg/Telemetry), 03/2020 - 07/2021
Memorial Hospital West , , Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Cared for bariatric surgery, cardiac heart failure renal failure, and diabetic 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.
  • Used Epic software to document patient's plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis, expected patient outcomes, and discharge planning.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
  • Collaborated daily with a 7-person interdisciplinary team to achieve optimum patient care, boosting patient satisfaction scores above 93%.
  • Coordinated post-discharge/outpatient care for patients with the unit's case manager and social worker, ensuring completion of documents and insurance verification for benefits coverage, and referral for state assistance for under/uninsured.
Supervisory Medical Support Assistant, 12/2011 - 07/2015
Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center , , North Chicago, IL
  • 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 and electronic health records.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Monitored the Veterans Affairs Telephone Advice Clinic (TAC line) and directed calls to TAC nurses for nursing support.
  • Supervised the FHCC's appointment scheduling center. Called an average of 300 patients per week for reminders of clinical appointments and changes to existing appointments.
  • 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.
  • Member of the clinical template utilization review. Adjusted physician's schedules and reviewed productivity at the end of the month to maximize clinical utilization and physician productivity.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Followed appropriate procedures to minimize patient's exposure to radiation
Senior Military Instructor, 04/2008 - 11/2011
US Navy Hospital Corps School , , Great Lakes, IL
  • 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, and wound care.
  • Training Site Faculty - facilitated the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course to staff instructors and over 3,000 students annually.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
Status -
  • Dean's List Spring & Fall 2015-2019,
  • Summa Cum Laude graduate
  • 3.859 GPA
Associate of Arts: Health Administration, Expected in 12/2010
Coastline Community College - Fountain Valley, CA
Status -
  • 3.67 GPA

American Heart Association BLS Certified - Exp: 06/2023

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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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