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registered nurse emergency department resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and well-qualified Emergency RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Brings 16+ year record in field. Compassionate with many years of understanding hospital functions. Skilled at developing comprehensive post-treatment plans with patients and doctors for quality healthcare. Committed to patient education and advocacy.

Skills
  • Medical Screening
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Medication Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Critical Care
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • IV and Venipuncture Certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Patient Discharging
  • Seizure Management
Experience
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 01/2012 to Current
Dean HealthDurand, IL,
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Followed clinicians throughout shift in high-volume, busy environments.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
Registered Nurse, 03/2008 to 01/2012
State Of North CarolinaNewton, NC,
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Phlebotomy Technician, 03/2004 to 03/2008
B.F. Saul Company HospitalitySterling, VA,
  • Centrifuged blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Promoted blood specimen integrity for laboratory testing using accurate selection of collection tubes and correct technique.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Located veins suitable for puncture to draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2007 to Gateway Community And Technical College - Edgewood, Ky,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2012 to present.
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 2012 to present.
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gateway Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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