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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 20 years of experience in 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.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
Work History
06/2003 to Current Registered Nurse Crozer-Keystone Health System | Woodlyn, PA,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 25-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 25-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients
  • Supervised 15-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients
03/2002 to 06/2003 Registered Nurse Crozer-Keystone Health System | Chester, PA,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
11/2000 to 03/2002 Registered Nurse, Night Supervisor Providence Extended Care Center | City, STATE,

I was responsible for coordination and management of resident care activities, unit operations and nursing on the eleven to seven shift. Responsibilities included coordinating administrative and clinical activities of the eleven to seven shift, delegating responsibilities to staff, serving as resource to staff in clinical and managerial decision making and ensuring the safety and quality of care for one hundred and sixty residents.

Education
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Nursing Science Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Quinsigamond Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Night Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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