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registered nurse coronary care cardiac stepdown resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Board-Certified , Coronary Care/Stepdown Registered Nurse with over three years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Cardiac Step down and Telemetry care units. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced acute care setting.

Skills
  • Intravenous vasoactive therapy such as Amiodarone, Diltiazem, Nitroglyerin, Ibutilide, Insulin, Bumex, Lasix, Dopamine (non-titratable), Dobutamine (non-titratable), and Milrinone (non-titratable) and anticogulation intravenous therapy such as Heparin, Argatroban
  • Management of chronic diseases such as Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, COPD, Chronic Kidney Disease, and Stroke
  • Chest pain management
  • Medication distribution including Sotalol loading and Tikosyn loading
  • EMR / EHR Epic-2 years and Meditech-1 year
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Patient assessments
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Performing EKGs
  • Cardiac Rhythm analysis
  • Direct patient care
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Management of drains and tubes and including feeding pumps , nasogastric tubes, Dobhoffs, Gastric/Jejunoduodenal tubes used for enteral feeding, post surgical management drains and tubes including chest tubes
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Management, care and dressing changes of Central Venous Lines such as PICCs, Port-a-caths, Tunneled PICCs, Central Venous Dialysis Catheters and Midlines
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
Work History
Registered Nurse Coronary Care/Cardiac Stepdown , 07/2017 - 11/2018
Pacific Medical Centers Canby, OR,
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Provided exceptional care to four high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and monitoring status
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Delivery of care for patients on 36-bed Cardiac Stepdown Unit, providing direct care to up to four patients
Registered Nurse- Coronary Care Unit , 01/2019 - 10/2019
Medstar Health Annapolis, MD,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions in the setting of Acute myocardial infarctions, Dysrhythmias, and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as TAVRs, CABGs, pre/post heart catheterizations, and pre and post permanent pacemaker implantations
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivery of care for patients on 33-bed Cardiac Stepdown unit, providing direct care to up to 5 patients
Registered Nurse- Ortho/Trauma , 11/2019 - 01/2020
Mary Washington Healthcare-AMN Agency City, STATE,
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management for day one post-operative and pre-operative joint patients and Trauma patients
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives
  • Delivery of care for patients on 30-bed Orthopedic/Trauma unit, providing direct care to up to 6 patients
Registered Nurse-Med Surg Telemetry , 03/2020 - Current
Walnut Creek Kaiser Permanente-AMN Agency City, STATE,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Delivery of care for patients on 20-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to five patients
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2017
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Montana State University - Bozeman - Bozeman, MT
GPA:
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Certifications
  • ACLS 05/20
  • BLS 10/20

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School Attended

  • Montana State University - Bozeman

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Coronary Care/Cardiac Stepdown
  • Registered Nurse- Coronary Care Unit
  • Registered Nurse- Ortho/Trauma
  • Registered Nurse-Med Surg Telemetry

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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