registered nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Versatile Nurse with over 10 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Psych, Med Surg and PCU units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Nurse with more than 10 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Compassionate Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Skilled at developing comprehensive post-treatment plans with patients and doctors for quality healthcare. Committed to patient education and advocacy.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Medication Administration
  • Unit Administration
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Medical Screening
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Documenting Vitals
  • Culturally-Sensitive Care
  • Body Mechanics Knowledge
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Strong Medical Ethic
  • Colostomy Care Familiarity
  • Patient Education and Counseling
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilator Care
  • Community Advocate
  • IV Drug Therapy Management
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Medical Assessment
  • Disease Management Programs
  • Patient Relations
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • SBAR Communication
  • Immunization Skills
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Infectious Disease Control
  • Diagnostic Tools Experience
  • Patient Discharging
  • Gastrostomy Tube Care
  • Follow-Up Calls
  • Family and Patient Support
  • Health and Wellness Expertise
  • Patient Care
  • Nursing Staff Leadership
  • Emotional Awareness
Registered Nurse, 06/2022 to Current
Job CorpsCrystal Springs, MS,
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
Charge Registered Nurse, 05/2022 to Current
Armor Correctional Health ServicesCraigsville, VA,
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 06/2016 to 09/2022
BiolifeMadison, WI,
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 09/2021 to 06/2022
Common GroundNew York, NY,
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Served as lead clinician for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with prescribing professionals to get patients necessary medications.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2022 to Collin College - McKinney, TX,
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2021 to Collin Community College - McKinney, TX,
Associate of Science: Nursing ( LVN), Expected in 06/2012 to Dallas Nursing Institute - Dallas, TX

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School Attended

  • Collin College
  • Collin Community College
  • Dallas Nursing Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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