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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 7 years of surgical, emergency and step-down experience combined. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with chronic and acute disorders. Able to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Skilled at correctly assessing when to escalate patient care needs. Calm under pressure and able to provide quick, responsive participation during crisis situations.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medication administration
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Administering medicines
  • Catheters
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • NIHSS certification
  • Intake and output monitoring
  • Managing personal care
  • General housekeeping
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Patient advising
  • Treatment of chronic and acute conditions
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • NG tube placement
  • Patient Care
  • Immunization skills
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • SBAR communication
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Diabetes management
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Patient education and counseling
  • PCU experience
  • ER experience
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Taking vitals
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Policy and protocol compliance
  • Inserting and managing PIV
  • Blood and blood product transfusion
  • Wound Care
  • Chest tube Management
  • Flexi-seal insertion and management
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Follow-up calls
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Emotional awareness
  • Documenting vitals
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Admission
  • Patient discharging
  • Monitoring and pulling Arterial Sheaths
  • Caring for patients pre and post Cardiac Catheterization
  • Caring for patients pre and post angiogram and atherectomy
  • Patient Management
  • Patient care planning
  • Using Omnicell medication system
  • Using PYXIS medication system
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Seizure management
  • EKG completion and interpretation
Experience
08/2022 to Current Registered Nurse Res-Care, Inc. | Lafayette, TN,
  • Oversaw treatment room preparation of supplies and medical equipment.
  • Assessed patient conditions, recorded physical findings and explained prognosis.
  • Performed exams and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Recommended medication, physical therapy or related therapeutic procedures to manage diagnosed conditions.
  • Identified and facilitated patient referrals to address complex medical issues.
  • Educated patients regarding treatment medications and side effects.
  • Developed patient health care plans for physician evaluation.
  • Followed established policies related to performance improvement, attendance, safety and environmental and infection-control guidelines.
  • Safeguarded patient privacy through stringent adherence to HIPAA requirements.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered local, inhalation or intravenous anesthetics to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
04/2022 to 07/2022 Registered Nurse Res-Care, Inc. | Lakeport, CA,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Regulated medications and treatments according to physician orders.
  • Interviewed patients and families to assess needs and risk categories to develop and implement appropriate plans of care.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Observed, evaluated, recorded and reported symptoms, reactions and progress of residents.
  • Collaborated with physical and occupational therapists and physicians to develop exercise plans tailored to patient's specific needs.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Administered injections and IV therapy and placed IV catheters.
  • Conducted physical examinations to make tentative diagnosis and treat patients en route to hospitals or disaster site triage centers.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Instructed patients on disease, treatment and care plan to enhance quality of life and promote positive attitude.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
01/2022 to 04/2022 Registered Nurse Res-Care, Inc. | Lawton, OK,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
06/2021 to 12/2021 Registered Nurse Res-Care, Inc. | Liberty, MO,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular, and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to paint care on a 32 bed PCU unit.
  • Delivered care to 3-4 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals, and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Managed central and PICC lines.
  • Monitored patients on Bi-Pap on Hi-flow and made adjustments as ordered.
02/2021 to 05/2021 Registered Nurse Company Name | City, State,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Documented nursing encounters using SOAP form of charting.
  • Assisted in planning individual treatment programs in consultation with Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, and other staff using established knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary personnel to create, implement and manage patient care plans suiting individual needs and preferences.
  • Utilized EPIC EMR to document all patient interventions, such as evaluations, care plans and observations.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Delivered individualized care to post-operative patients by monitoring pain levels, checking vital signs and explaining next steps to recovery.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Evaluated patients recovering from interventional radiology procedures and coming out of anesthesia.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Utilized effective communication skills to educate patients and family members on side effects from both surgery and anesthesia.
  • Monitored patient pain levels and administered medication to diminish patient discomfort.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Administered medications and documented adverse reactions to maintain patient safety.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Employed nursing best practices and clinical judgment to continuously evaluate patients' progress and employed intervention to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Completed direct patient care tests to determine current conditions, responses and needs.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Supported physicians completing patient examinations and procedures.
  • Delivered care to 3 patients at a time, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Utilized PYXIS for medication
06/2019 to 02/2021 Registered Nurse Company Name | City, State,
  • 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.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 3 to 5 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Completed patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Administered medications for HIV-positive patients.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 24-bed Cardiac Step-down unit with emphasis STEMI, NSTEMI. Afib RVR, post CABG, post Thoracotomy, Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, DKA, and Strokes.
09/2014 to 05/2019 Registered Nurse Company Name | City, State,
  • 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.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Assessed patients in active alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Completed patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered care to 6 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Administered medications for HIV-positive patients.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Maintained personal compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 32-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients and Emergency Department.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
Education and Training
Expected in 02/2022 Bachelors in Nursing | Nursing Aspen University, Denver, CO GPA:
Expected in 06/2014 Associates Degree in Nursing | Nursing Antigua And Barbuda School Of Nursing, Antigua And Barbuda, GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2022
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2022
  • NHS Certified 2022

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School Attended
  • Aspen University
  • Antigua And Barbuda School Of Nursing
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • Associates Degree in Nursing