Registered Nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Assertive, proactive and qualified Registered Nurse specializing in acute adult and pediatric behavioral health care. Knowledgeable and professional in all aspects of patient care delegated with a transparent patient advocacy demeanor. Shared collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to create treatment plans focused on helping patients to recover and manage complex mental disorders. Skillful in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Displayed work history in triage and health care coordination in fast-paced environments placing emphasis on patient safety to promote safe clinical practice. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle challenging patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful mindset and exceptional customer service.

  • Developed excellent acute and chronic nursing skills in adult/pediatric settings
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Coordinating referrals
  • RN physical assessments, audiology/optometry screenings
  • Electronic health record management, phlebotomy, medication administration: oral, injection, IV, rectal, topical
  • Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making skills and SBAR communication
  • Clinical leadership and supervision of clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Experience with specialized populations including: conduct disorder, adult and juvenile justice, substance abuse, eating disorders, ASD, ODD, ADHD, RAD, BPD, Schizoaffective disorder, IDD, Human trafficking/sexual trauma, intensive suicidal/homicidal ideation, self-injurious behaviors Type I & II diabetes, HIV, Epilepsy, Blood/clotting disorders, respiratory and cardiac complications
  • Ability to assess and interpret age specific behaviors
  • Professional demeanor and punctuality
Registered Nurse, 12/2015 to Current
Beth Israel Lahey HealthLynn, MA,
  • Case management and interdisciplinary team collaboration from admission to discharge
  • Perform admission and discharge physical and psychological assessment screenings
  • Conducted continuing patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information
  • Evaluation of immunization records and administration as needed per order and recommendation
  • Provide assessment of medication regime, effectiveness, and patient education
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient goals to promote health and safety
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Chart audits and knowledge of all standard operating protocols
  • Interpreting lab results and reporting per protocol
  • Medication administration and management, consult scheduling/follow-up
  • Completing Suicide Risk Assessments and determination of precautionary levels during collaboration with physician
  • Develop and conduct weekly client centered health education groups
  • Perform face-to-face post-restraint assessment and provide debriefing and conduct body/skin assessments as needed
  • Frequent monitoring of psychotropic medication therapeutic levels and following lab protocols
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Used facility EMR system to document medication administration, update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes
  • Responsible for initiating prior authorization, JV220, 201, and 302 proceedings
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction
Registered Nurse, 10/2017 to 10/2018
Beth Israel Lahey HealthTewksbury, MA,
  • Medication administration, taking and transcribing orders.
  • Performed RN admission physicals within scope of practice
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms
  • Taking vital signs, doing a complete assessment and documenting findings on dispensary care of all patients housed in the medical unit and/or mental health unit
  • Implementing treatment care plans which promote maintain and restore the well-being of patients
  • Maintaining accurate records of all controlled substances, narcotics, and sharps in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
  • Conducting sick call and provide provisional diagnosis and treatment for selected illnesses and injuries
  • Observing, reporting, and documenting symptoms, reactions and progress of patients and participates in the formulation of the plan of nursing care
  • Provided health counseling to patients
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
Certified Nursing Assistant, 07/2008 to 05/2015
WesleyFederal Way, WA,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate and reported to RN
  • Assured safety of all clients and following treatment plans as indicated per specific clientele
  • Documenting and reporting of client’s nutritional, behavioral, and level of dependence status
  • Providing compassion and care to all levels of cognitive development.
  • Monitor and report any physiological/psychological changes to nurse supervisor.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care, provided input to develop patient care plans and evaluations
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures: G-tube, Catheter, and Colostomy care
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2017
University of Louisiana At Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2015
Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA

Pennsylvania Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse License Number: RN675035, Expires: 10/31/2022

Florida Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse License Number: RN9450479, Expires: 07/31/2022

CPR/AED/BLS, Expires: 10/31/2021

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School Attended

  • University of Louisiana At Lafayette
  • Montgomery County Community College

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


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