registered nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Focused and responsive Long-Term Acute Care Registered Nurse skilled at overseeing day-to-day resident care. Handles emergencies expertly to stabilize patients and meet care requirements. Offers strengths in treatment planning and medication administration. I demonstrate 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. Dedicated Registered Nurse with over 3 years of expertise as an LPN in treating patients with respiratory and integumentary conditions. As an LPN with three years of experience on an LTACH unit, our protocol allowed us to have more responsibilities than other LPN's in our facility. I have experience in trach care and maintenance, peg tube placement and maintenance, ventilator controls and patient response, colostomies and urostomies, and NG tube placement and maintenance. We were allowed to hang IV fluids/antibiotics and change midline dressings. I also have extensive wound care experience and Woundvac experience. (Stage 1- Unstageable) Worked as a trauma registered nurse at the Level 1 Trauma hospital in Mobile,Al. Worked the step down unit overseeing multiple patients with various trauma injuries.

  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Ventilator care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Critical thinking
  • Nasogastric Tube placement and care
  • Communication
  • Good work ethic
  • Team management
  • Diabetes management
  • Patient monitoring
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Documenting vitals
  • Taking vitals
  • Epic EHR Management
  • SBAR communication
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Gastro-enteral nutrition
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Samples collection
  • Assisting physicians
Registered Nurse, 07/2022 - Current
Ambulnz Englewood, CO,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • 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.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Registered Nurse: Stepdown Trauma , 11/2022 - 03/2023
Prohealth Care Sussex, WI,
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Instructed patient and family on proper use and care of bandages, braces, splints and prostheses and verified patient and family readiness before discharge.
  • Taught patients how to use devices, care for wounds and prevent complications with proper care.
  • Assessed patient’s neurovascular status post surgery.
  • Experience in traction,ORIFs, and care of multiple fractures, and woundvacs.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2020 - 07/2022
Providence Health & Services Everett, WA,
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
CNA, Float Pool, 07/2016 - 07/2020
Mobile Infirmary 5 Mobile Infirmary Cir City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Supported non-ambulatory residents in range of motion exercises.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2022
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Perkinston, MS
Status -
  • Registered Nurse
Certification: Practical Nursing, Expected in 08/2020
Reid State Technical College - Atmore, AL,
Status -
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Associate of Applied Science: , Expected in 08/2019
Bishop State Community College - Mobile, AL
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2016
Leflore High School - Mobile, AL
Status -
  • CNA License

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School Attended

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
  • Reid State Technical College
  • Bishop State Community College
  • Leflore High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse: Stepdown Trauma
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • CNA, Float Pool


  • Associate of Science
  • Certification
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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