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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA XXX05 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Florida State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 23 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in intermediate and progressive care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in nurses' and patients' education while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Electronic charting
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient Care
  • Organization and planning
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in Florida
  • Sound medical ethics
  • Direct patient care
  • Precepting and Staff Development
  • Patient education
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Telemetry and Advanced Cardiac Care
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Care
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Patient advocacy
  • Patient Management
  • Staff performance evaluations
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • STROKE certification
  • Discharge planning
Experience
09/2003 to Current Registered Nurse Crossing Rivers Health | Prairie Du Chien, WI,
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skincare, and adherence to core measures.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction, and safety.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions, and transfers.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance the continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
03/1996 to 08/2003 Registered Nurse Crossing Rivers Health | Prairie Du Chien, WI,
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
06/1990 to 03/1994 Operating Room Technician Akron Children's Hospital | Alliance, OH,
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Set up equipment, tools, and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment, and instruments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at the beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Master of Science | Nursing Education Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 04/2019 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
  • Dean's List Honoree 2019
Expected in 03/1996 to to Certificate of Completion | Nursing University Hospital School of Nursing, Kingston, Jamaica, GPA:
Expected in 04/2000 to to Certificate of Completion | Nursing University Hospital School of Nursing, Kingston, Jamaica, GPA:

Certification in Critical Care Nursing

Accomplishments
  • Charge Nurse for Cardiac Step-down unit at Manatee Memorial hospital (2005- current)
  • Chair of the Unit Practice Council on the Cardiac Step-down Unit at Manatee Memorial Hospital (2019-current)
  • Participate in the revision of patient care documentation (2019)
  • Member of the Nurse and Pharmacy Council at Manatee Memorial Hospital (2018 - current)
  • Fall Champion for Cardiac Step-down at Manatee Memorial Hospital (2020)
  • Participate in the planning of the Nurses' Week celebration (2020)

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • University Hospital School of Nursing
  • University Hospital School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Operating Room Technician

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate of Completion

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