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registered nurse definitive observation unit resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Compassionate and highly competent Registered Nurse with 25 years of clinical nursing experience. Dedicated to providing high-quality patient care with focus on safety and using evidence-based practices to improve treatment outcomes. Skilled in quickly building connections with patients to build trust and rapport in stressful situations.

Skills
  • Critical care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator care
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Bi-lingual in English and Tagalog
  • Stroke, Diabetes, Alcohol withdrawal management
  • Peripheral , Central Line and Arterial line management
  • dependability
  • effective communication
  • open mindedness
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Organization
  • Willingness to learn
  • Empathy
Education and Training
Walden University , MN Expected in 01/2020 Master of Science : Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - GPA :
Virgen Milagrosa University , Expected in 01/1993 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse License - expires May 2023
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - expires September 2023
  • Basic Life Support - expires September 2023
  • EKG expires 2023
Experience
Kaiser Permanente - Registered Nurse, Definitive Observation Unit
City, STATE, 05/2008 - Current
  • Performs tasks of reviewing data from special equipment to track patient’s blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate and other vital signs.
  • Educate patients and their families on disease prevention, healthy diet and exercise, and lifestyle changes.
  • Provided patient care and prepared patient for stress test, echocardiogram, cardioversion lumbar puncture, bone marrow biopsy, angiogram, and stent placement.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
Western Medical Center - Definitive Observation Unit /Relief Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 05/2001 - 05/2010
  • Assess patient’s conditions and nursing requirements in areas of cardiac.
  • Develop, implement, and communicate individualized nursing care plans and reports pertinent to the observation and patient reactions.
  • Responsible for administering prescribed medications and perform treatment of patient as prescribed by physician.
  • Perform tasks of monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting data on blood pressure, heart rate and physical distress.
  • Develop treatment plans of patients and supervise the work of nursing staff.
  • Ensure that the service meets the expected goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Responsible for the close monitoring of patient’s pre and post operative open heart, MI screening, cardiac and diagnostic procedures.
  • Responsible for the pre and post operative kidney transplant.
  • Provided patient care and prepare patient for stress test, echocardiogram, cardioversion lumbar puncture, bone marrow biopsy, angiogram, and stent placement.
  • To achieve the optimum patient care worked with cardiologist, internist , surgeons and other disciplines.
  • Monitor various drainage devices, chest tubes, Jackson prats, pacer wires, Heimlich valve, and continuous bladder irrigation.
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center - Transitional Care Unit Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 05/2005
  • Responsible for the supervision of 24 bed capacity unit, and supervision of patient care assistant , license vocational nurse and new employees.
  • Assign accounts of patient, patient care, unit operation and staff care to the team members.
  • Maintained a calm, caring and positive environment throughout the shift time.
  • Handles the queries and problems of the patient and families.
  • Resolve the queries and troubleshoot the problems.
  • Perform tasks of evaluating the effectiveness of the nursing process.
  • Educate patients and their families on disease prevention, medication and changes on lifestyle.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Responsible for administering prescribed medications and perform treatment of patients as prescribed by the physician.
  • Assessment of patient on admission and carrying out orders.
  • Medication administration as prescribed by the physician.
  • Follow up on Physician’s orders and recommendation and collaborating with other treatment team members.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Virgen Milagrosa University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Definitive Observation Unit
  • Definitive Observation Unit /Relief Charge Nurse
  • Transitional Care Unit Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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