Registered Nurse Emergency Department Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Triaging
  • Precepting
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Multitasking ability
  • Documentation
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Care
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Patient Assessments
  • Staff education and training
  • Vision screenings
  • Performing EKGs
Work History
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 03/2017 to Current
Adventist Health Nw Glendale, CA,
  • Provide emergency medical care to an average of 12 patients per shift with various illnesses,within a 60-bed emergency department.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Assessed vital signs, collected detailed patient history and noted other signs of patient health to make rapid, informed decisions regarding next steps in patient care.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Precepted new emergency room nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Medication administration through oral route, sublingual route, rectal route, nasal route, osseous route, subcutaneous route, pulmonary/inhalation route, vaginal route, intramuscular route, intravenous route, moderate sedation, conscious sedation.
  • IV insertion and obtaining lab specimens, accessing implanted vascular port devices, intraosseous access, accessing preexisting central venous catheters, assisting with external jugular venous access, subclavian venous access, and internal jugular venous access.
  • Assist with digital block, burn care, suture removal, staple removal, pressure wound prevention and care, wound cleansing and irrigation, application of dressing, skin adhesion, assist with incision and drainage, splinting, sling application, heat therapy, knee, finger, shoulder immobilization, heat/cold therapy, ambulation aids and patient teaching, sling application, air splints, ring removal, spinal immobilization.
  • Assisting with rapid sequence intubation, laryngeal mask airway, oral endotracheal intubation and extubation, cardiac defibrillation, synchronized cardioversion, external defibrillation, transcutaneous pacing, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, lumbar punctures in adult and pediatric patients, pelvic and rectal exams.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2016 to 03/2017
Acadia Healthcare Vancouver, WA,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed on average 20 patients care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 04/2014 to 07/2016
Acadia Healthcare Wesley Chapel, FL,
  • Cared for and treated approximately 8 patients per shift and preformed various tasks.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
Phlebotomist Technician, 10/2008 to 07/2014
Biolife Henderson, NV,
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection on average for 25 patients per shift.
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2016
Galen College Of Nursing - Louisville, KY
Licensed Practical Nurse: Practical Nursing, Expected in 04/2014
Galen College Of Nursing - Louisville, KY
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ENPC - Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
  • TNCC - Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • NIHSS -Apex Innovations NIH Stroke Scale certification

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School Attended
  • Galen College Of Nursing
  • Galen College Of Nursing
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Phlebotomist Technician
  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse