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Registered Nurse Cvou resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Registered Nurse offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Always willing to learn new things to further education and patient care.

Skills
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medication Administration
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
Education
Black River Technical College Pocahontas, AR Expected in 12/2014 Associate of Applied Science : Registered Nursing - GPA :
Kennett Vocational And Technical School Kennett, MO, Expected in 07/2010 LPN : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Arrythmia training class
Accomplishments
  • Vitals Testing - Measured patients weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
  • Patient Transfer - Safely lifted up to 80 pounds and pushed 300 pounds on wheels.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Intensive Care - Responsible for providing daily functions such as grooming, bathing, feeding and turning in bed.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Surgical Preparation - Assisted in patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
Work History
Archbold Medical Center - Registered Nurse CVOU
Camilla, GA, 12/2019 - Current
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration and catheter insertion.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating providers in any changes or concerns.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
Community Medical Centers - Registered Nurse
Clovis, CA, 06/2019 - 12/2019
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Assessed infant health directly after birth using APGAR and monitored health for specified amount of time for any changes in status.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Performed vital signs checks and administered vaccinations to infants following birth.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
Maricopa Integrated Health System - Wound Care Registered Nurse
Mesa, AZ, 01/2018 - 06/2019
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Applied and maintained wound vac treatment as well as tracking progress in wound healing progression.
  • Instructed patients and caregivers on how to clean and dress wounds and how to prevent infections.
  • Maintained comprehensive understanding of genitourinary, gastrointestinal and integumentary systems and provided treatment for wounds impacting them.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Assessed and treated draining of wounds and burns.
  • Treated and carefully tended to vascular and diabetic ulcers.
  • Provided post-surgery treatment and care for patients with ostomies. Educated family and patient on how to care for ostomy upon discharge.
  • Documented and examined patient recovery and reported progress to doctors for effective management.
  • Maintained impeccable hospital cleanliness and sanitation for most effective treatment of wounds.
  • Advised patients on proper nutrition and offered holistic solutions to severe conditions.
  • Offered emotional support to patients and family members experiencing trauma.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center - Registered Nurse, ICU
City, STATE, 12/2014 - 01/2018
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options..
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Monitored and educated diabetics on controlling glucose levels to optimize healing process as well ad administering insulin through IV drip and subcutaneously.
  • Provided enteral feedings through NG tube, PEG tube, and TPN.
  • Cared for patients through end of life, educated and cared for families through the process.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Black River Technical College
  • Kennett Vocational And Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse CVOU
  • Registered Nurse
  • Wound Care Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, ICU

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • LPN

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