registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary
To apply to the MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program at the Catholic University of America Registered nurse with 15 years of clinical experience, providing proficient care using the nursing process to treat a diverse range of patients with complex illnesses, acute and chronic. Excellent organization, decision-making, and leadership skills. Awarded Distinguished Nurse by peers in 2002.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [year to present] Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification [year to present] TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course
Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Professional Experience
08/2006 to Present
Registered Nurse Crossover Health Jeffersonville, ,
  • Provide competent and safe nursing care within a level 1 trauma center with a 35 bed capacity Provide all facets of nursing care for emergency and trauma patients as part of an interdisciplinary team Perform triage, initial, and ongoing assessments of assigned patients while documenting nursing assessments, interventions, and evaluations of patient response in a timely manner Administer medications and treatments as ordered by the physician in accordance with policy and procedure including the titration of critical care drugs for therapeutic effect and monitoring side effects Prioritize nursing care including the physical and psychological needs of patients and delegate tasks to support staff Identify patient problems and report significant findings to physician Perform Charge Nurse duties, supervising a staff of 16-21 nurses and technicians Precept newly hired nursing staff Maintain patient flow through the ED including discharges and inpatient admits Act as a member of the emergency response team for patient and visitors in designated areas of the hospital in collaboration with other ED staff and physicians.
10/2004 to 08/2006
Clinical Manager The Mentor Network Fosston, ,
  • Supervised the delivery of patient care on a 24-hour basis for a 34 bed medical/surgical unit Prepared and readjusted scheduling of personnel based on clinical demands Ensured staff competencies were maintained and updated in collaboration with the department head Assisted in developing and representing in-service education with staff in conjunction with the clinical specialist Prepared staff for Joint Commission audits Assisted with hiring, initiating disciplinary action and termination of unit personnel as delegated by the department head in accordance with hospital policy Monitored and maintained a record of time and attendance and prepared payroll Assisted the department head in the planning and implementation of unit goals Performed charge audits and made necessary adjustments through nursing education Monitored and assisted in the preparation of department budget in conjunction with the department head Assumed unit, clinical, and administrative responsibilities in the absence of the department head through communication with upper administrative personnel Effectively resolved patient complaints and employee disputes utilizing service recovery and conflict resolution skills Implemented performance improvements to ensure patient safety and improvement in patient satisfaction scores.
08/2000 to 10/2004
Clinical Nurse New London Hospital New London, ,
  • Assumed the role of resource nurse for the unit, supervising unit personnel in collaboration with the clinical manager and department head Delivered competent nursing care to patients with a wide range of needs Performed initial patient admission and implemented plan of care, documenting accordingly Assessed and monitored patient vital signs, lab results, and documented progress notes and nursing assessments on flow sheets Informed physicians or nurse practitioners of significant abnormal findings Medicated patients, while watching for adverse side effects, and took appropriate action in accordance with hospital protocol Entered patient acuity classification into Quadramed system to monitor for productivity Trained new staff through direct observation, teaching, and evaluation Participated in unit-based educational programs and in-services Provided nursing care in hospital float pool, working in various medical/surgical and cardiac units.
Education and Training
Expected in 5/2005 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Maryland - Baltimore, MD
Expected in 5/2000 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
University of the District of Columbia - , Washington DC
Work History

Emergency Department ,
  • 2/2013 American Heart Association Expires: 2/2015 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 01/2017 American Heart Association Expires: 1/2019 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 6/2015 Emergency Nurses Association Expires: 6/2019 Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Licensure: District of Columbia: RN961921 Virginia: 0001243678 Maryland:.
a level 1, administrative, budget, conflict resolution, critical care, delivery, educational programs, hiring, notes, nursing, patient care, patient flow, patient safety, payroll, personnel, progress, scheduling, supervising, teaching, trauma, plan of care, triage, vital signs

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland
  • University of the District of Columbia

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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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