registered nurse resume example with 8+ 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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Professional Summary

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment. California Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 4 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Surgical and intensive care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in ritical care while driving innovation.

  • Excel in IV insertion
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical assessments
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Time management
  • Critical thinki
  • Critical thinking
  • Medical terminology
  • Medication administration
  • Patient care
  • Time management
  • Trauma
  • Vital signs
  • Wound care
  • Family advocacy
  • Patient-focused care
Work History
Registered Nurse, 09/2018 to Current
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare HospitalBakersfield, CA,
  • Performs RN duties for critically ill cardiac, cardio-thoracic, vascular, oncology, plastics, and neurological/neurosurgical patients
  • Experience in Level II trauma center care, caring for critically injured trauma patients, including motor vehicle collisions, falls, gunshot wounds, neurological insults, among others
  • Resuscitate and stabilize patients, manage IV drips and titration, art line, CVP, ventilators, wound care, medications and other appropriate nursing services
  • Working for a comprehensive stroke center with considerable experience in caring for patients with neurological conditions in all stages of recovery
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
Licensed Vocational Nurse/ Registered Nurse, 07/2013 to 09/2018
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan SocietyOmaha, NE,
  • Patient care for a broad variety of patients with complex medical problems for a wide range of outpatient procedures, pre-operative assessment, reviewing blood work and history and physicals, IV placement, vital signs, surgery site preparation
  • Post-operative care, recovery, vital sign monitoring, patient teaching, medication administration, post discharge education
  • Intraoperative care for a variety of outpatient procedures, played an integral part in the development and certification of surgery center prior to opening by, creating forms, building anesthesia/medication carts, and setting up different areas
  • Also assisted in Joint Commission and CMS certification
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 10/2012 to 07/2013
Quad/Graphics, Inc.Wurtsboro, NY,
  • Pre-operative assessment, IV placement, blood withdrawal, vital signs, surgery site preparation
  • Recovery, post-operative care
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms
Medical Office, 06/2012 to 10/2012
Dr. Machicado And Dr. DesaiCity, STATE,
  • Back office work, vital signs, blood drawing, administered injections, blood glucose testing, urine and stool testing, and EKG tests
  • Conducted capsule studies, provided patient counseling on medication, Ordered laboratory and diagnostic tests per doctors orders, aided in scheduling and cancelling appointments
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms
Associate of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 12/2017 to Moorpark College - Moorpark, CA,

Completed 120 hours of preceptorship at Los Robles Hospital on the Progressive Care Unit Licensed Vocational Nursing

  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 2011 to Moorpark College - Moorpark, CA
Licensed Vocational Nurse: , Expected in 04/2011 to Charter College - Lancaster - Santa Clarita, CA,
  • Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) trained Summary Registered Nurse working in Critical Care units
  • Skilled in providing enthusiastic, compassionate, culturally competent quality care for patients requiring the highest acuity of care
  • Excels in recognizing the signs of decompensation coupled with the ability to act quickly and appropriately
  • Assess patients condition, monitor and safeguard quality of care delivered, act as an advocate for the patient and their family, support the family by providing education, and monitor hemodynamics closely in an effort to change the treatment when necessary
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification through the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association Acute Stroke certification through the American Heart Association ECG certification Fire Safety certification,

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School Attended

  • Moorpark College
  • Moorpark College
  • Charter College - Lancaster

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse/ Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Medical Office


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

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