registered nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Compassionate, hardworking, and service-oriented Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in my current department while driving innovation. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and Hospital/Healogics policies and procedures. Collaborate well with multidisciplinary team to maintain top-notch healthcare practices and maintaining our clinic to be awarded Center of Distinction. Perform in stressful and crisis situations by interpreting policies with good judgement. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patient. Committed to enhancing quality of care, safety, and patient outcomes. Ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • SBAR communication
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • iHeal
  • Healogics iLearn/HUB
  • EPIC (Superuser-trained department when switching EMR's)
  • SCM
  • Centricity
  • PFM
  • Athena
  • Teletracking
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft office
11/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,
  • Conducted wound assessments, classified wounds using staging system, and reviewed electronic health system records to evaluate patient history, medications and other relevant medical information.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate insurance prior authorizations, faster charge processing, and accuracy of demographics to ensure the patients would receive supplies in a timely manner.
  • Assisted physician in developing care plans, choosing types of dressings, ordering/scheduling tests, and relaying the results.
  • Helped clinical nurse manager train 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.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality, patient outcomes, and found cheaper alternatives for department.
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Educated patients and family members with various wounds on weekly debridements, cleaning, offloading, and dressing wounds along with identifying signs of infection.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with physicians, hospital staff, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist other nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Reviewed patients with providers such as how many weeks in treatment, the wound healing response percentage, any outliers, potential labs or imaging that needs scheduling and potential HBO patients.
  • Worked with Home health agencies on providing the best care for patients by sending updated orders after every office visit.
  • Completed forms and updated paper chart after every visit - Superbill, Level of care, complex/palliative form, Case Management guide, Care Plan, Home Health orders, Supply company orders, and Authorizations for Skin substitutes and negative pressure wound therapy.
  • Reviewed accuracy of charting of all nurse roles to support the providers documentation.
03/2016 to 11/2020
Unit Coordinator Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. North Adams, MA,
  • Managed physicians calendars and scheduled wound care, nurse visit, and hyperbaric appointments along with transportation for patients.
  • Maintained and ordered unit supplies and equipment for medical staff and patient care needs.
  • Backed up department staff by cleaning rooms and rooming patients.
  • Addressed, documented, and responded to incoming and outgoing medical record requests as the departments medical record custodian according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Oversaw collection of admission, billing and processing documents to meet organizational expectations.
  • Scanned home health orders, supply company orders, medical records, and attached wound images in iHeal and hospital EMR
  • Assisted program director in reconciling charges and discharging patients at the end of the month.
  • Entered Facility and professional charges into the appropriate system.
  • Obtained prior authorizations for insurances.
  • Worked with management team to improve workflows and eliminate unnecessary tasks.
  • Scheduled meetings for Providers, program director, and clinical nurse manger with drug representatives and other hospital staff.
  • Managed work requests, new orders, and pricing changes while coordinating logistics to verify delivery dates.
05/2013 to 03/2016
General Manager Rapha Miami, FL,
  • Built and maintained loyal, long-term customer relationships with customers, management, and employees through hands-on leadership
  • Designed sales and service strategies to improve revenue and retention.
  • Managed shrink processes and inventory levels for corrective action planning to save costs.
  • Complied with company policies and government regulations to prevent and detect rule violations and protect organization from fines and lawsuits.
  • Developed employee handbook, detailed job descriptions and workflow plans to formalize operational systems and procedures.
  • Maximized time and manpower by consolidating data, payroll and accounting programs into centralized system.
  • Tracked monthly sales to generate reports for business development planning.
  • Facilitated monthly workshops to share best practices to optimize productivity and to provide customers with knowledge of latest trends.
  • Staged merchandise and stocked sales floor to stimulate impulse sales.
  • Improved profitability by executing daily, weekly and monthly floor plan changes.
  • Organized and updated schedules to optimize coverage for expected customer demands.
  • Conducted job interviews, led employee performance evaluations and rewarded top performers to attract and retain quality personnel.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/2020 to to
Associate of Science: Associates Degree of Nursing
Holmes Community College - Goodman, MS
Expected in 05/2015 to to
Associate of Arts:
Itawamba Community College - Fulton, MS

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School Attended

  • Holmes Community College
  • Itawamba Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Unit Coordinator
  • General Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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