registered nurse emergency department resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Michigan State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 5 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Emergency and Trauma care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Emergency Nursing and Education while driving innovation.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Medical screening
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Administering medicines
  • Patient care planning
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Seizure management
  • Diabetes management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Emotional awareness
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Updating computer records
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Treating all trauma patients
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • SBAR communication
  • Team supervision
  • Patient discharging
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Triaging
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Culturally-sensitive care
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 08/2015 - Current
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Tupelo, MS,
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Evaluated patients to determine need for transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Managed complete processing of patients, including initial admission, preliminary diagnosis, treatment, documentation and discharging.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
Home Health Aide, 09/2014 - 08/2015
The Mentor Network Lexington, KY,
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under direction of physician.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Monitored and reported clients' progress.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Furnished personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
Office Administration, 03/2011 - 08/2014
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Columbia Grain International Incorporated Elevator, MT,
  • Updated financial, customer and business records with accurate information each day, preventing data loss and keeping files current.
  • Handled requests-for-information, delegating tasks to appropriate employee to optimize customer service.
  • Maintained inventory in administrative building supply closet to prevent shortages of supplies.
  • Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout office.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Oversaw workforce management and staff scheduling to keep office operations smooth and efficient.
  • Tracked office stock and maintained inventory in neat and organized fashion.
  • Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to building.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Wrote reports and correspondence from dictation and handwritten notes to streamline operational planning.
  • Collected payments, issued receipts and updated accounts to reflect new balances.
  • Posted open positions on company and social media websites.
  • Filed and retrieved records to support business needs and boost team productivity.
  • Prepared presentations and proposals, assisted in bookkeeping and produced budget reports.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2004
Colon Jr./Sr. High School - Colon MI,
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Associate of Applied Science: General Studies, Expected in 08/2010
Kellogg Community College - Battle Creek, MI,
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Associate of Applied Science: Nursing Practice, Expected in 05/2015
Kellogg Community College - Battle Creek,
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Master of Science: Nursing Education, Expected in
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
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  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course Certification
  • ENPC - Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Certification
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Nationally Regestered Emergency Medical Technician - Expired

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School Attended

  • Colon Jr./Sr. High School
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Capella University

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  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Home Health Aide
  • Office Administration


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  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Master of Science

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