registered nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Experienced Registered nurse bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented with more than seven 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.

  • Patient monitoring
  • IV drug therapy management
  • SBAR communication
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Diabetes management
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • member of hospital wound care team
  • Charge nurse for medical-surgical unit with 56 beds
09/2016 to Current Registered Nurse County Of El Paso Tx | El Paso, TX,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • 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.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 56-bed medical-surgical unit.
10/2015 to 04/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse State Of Ohio | Wayne County, OH,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to thirty patients.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
05/2013 to 10/2015 Licensed Practical Nurse State Of Ohio | Williams County, OH,
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
04/2007 to 05/2013 Licensed Practical Nurse State Of Ohio | Franklin County, OH,

Admitting new residents

Assisting physician with round of patients rooms

assigning and delegating duties to non-licensed nursing staff.

Performing resident care and supervising other nursing staff

Verifying patients are taking the correct dosage of medications

Give feeding through a nasogastric or gastrostomy tube

Care for patients with Tracheostomy tube

Education and Training
Expected in 12/2022 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Chamberlain University, Downers Grove, IL GPA:
Expected in 10/2015 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Breckenridge School of Nursing, Salem, VA, GPA:
Expected in 03/2005 to to Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing | Nursing Health Management, Inc Regency School, Washington DC, GPA:
Activities and Honors

National Technical Honor Society Member

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • Breckenridge School of Nursing
  • Health Management, Inc Regency School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing

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