Registered Nurse Emergency Department Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated Trauma/Emergency nurse with over 10 years of expertise in treating patients with acute and chronic emergency conditions. Passionate and attentive with talents in patient care and education of patients and family members. Considered expert in Trauma /Emergency care. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with a progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced hospital ERs. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle unruly patients, dangerous situations and high-stress environments. Adept at developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication skills, respectful attitude and excellent customer service skills. Committed to maintaining confidentiality at all times. Devoted to inspiring, teaching and mentoring the next generation of nurses.

  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Intake and discharge
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient assessments
  • Patient Management
11/2010 to Current Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Highmark Inc. | North Warren, PA,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Held interviews with patients to hear concerns, gather health history and understand objectives.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Provided continuous assessment of patients in the Emergency Department from admission to discharge.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of incoming patients to the Emergency Room.
  • Led patient care team and served as Nurse in Charge of unit.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
08/2019 to 01/2020 Clinical Adjunct Professor New York City Technical College | City, STATE,
  • Assessed students' knowledge and skills through assignments and exams.
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by supervising students during medication administration.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques including hands-on and laboratory curriculum.
  • Relayed feedback on clinical settings' effectiveness in enabling students reach course and program goals.
  • Held individual student advisement and provided each student with individual feedback.
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2015 Master of Science | Nursing Science Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
  • Academic Excellence Recipient rewarded by Sigma Theta Tau in 2015.
  • Major in Nursing Leadership and Management.
Expected in 01/2010 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Long Island University - School of Nursing, Brooklyn, NY, GPA:
  • Minor in Psychology.
Expected in 01/1996 Associate of Science | Biology Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY GPA:
  • New York State R. N. License No: 627629; Issued: 03/23/2010; Expiration: 06/30/2023
  • Texas State R. N. License No. 1032731; Issued: 03/19/2021; Expiration: 7/31/2023
  • Basic Life Support; Expires 3/2023
  • Advanced Life Support; Expires 3/2023
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Expires 3/2023
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course; Expires 4/2024
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certified; Expires 4/2023

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Walden University
  • Long Island University - School of Nursing
  • Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science