Registered Nurse Emergency Department Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Competent and caring Nursing professional offering twelve years of coordinating and carrying out patient care in urgent and high-volume patient settings. Demonstrates ability to perform with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments, and delegate tasks. Cares and provides treatment to patients of all ages and specializes in delivering effective quality nursing care. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care. Calm under pressure and skilled at providing quick, responsive participation during crisis situations.

  • Electronic charting
  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Patient discharging
  • Triaging
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient education
  • Documenting vitals
  • Seizure management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • IV specialist
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Patient advocacy
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Ventilator care
  • Bi-lingual in English and Swahili
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Diverse student populations
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Supervision
  • Process improvement
  • Organization
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Communications
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Follow-up calls
  • Catheters
  • Critical care
  • Infectious disease control
  • Nursing Plan Development
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 08/2008 to Current
Veterans AdministrationDallas, TX,
  • Star Employee of the Month, Excellent Customer Service Skills recognized for providing a culturally competent care to a Swahili Speaking family-April 2019
  • Star Employee of the Year-August 2019, Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Nominated for Daisy award -May 2019
  • Upheld patient safety standards by preventing unauthorized access or incorrect dosage administration.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits.
  • Cared for patients experiencing acute traumas, including cardiac arrests, strokes and gunshot wounds.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Diagnosed and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Made strategic decisions to better allocate resources.
  • Delivered adequate care through non-traditional medical methods, including email and video chat.
  • Supervise/ (charge nurse of the Emergency department) nurses in delivery of care.
Pediatric Registered Nurse, 12/2004 to 05/2008
South Carolina Job BoardClinton, SC,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to 26-bed acute care general pediatric, step down and pediatric Intensive care unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
Student Nurse/Nurse Assistant, 07/2001 to 12/2002
Mount Sinai Hospital ChicagoCity, STATE,
  • Supported physician work with physical assistance and supply coordination for diverse needs.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Supported personal hygiene needs of patients and monitored fluid input and output for permanent records.
  • Visited each patient at the start of the shift to make an introduction, ask about requirements and provide assistance.
  • Built rapport with patients' family members and support system.
  • Monitored and maintained catheters, IVs and bandages.
  • Operated under the direction of licensed nursing professionals and pursued opportunities for learning new skills.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, Expected in
North Park University - Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 09/2019
Olivet Nazarene University - Bourbonnais, IL
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2003
Malcolm X Community College - Chicago, IL,
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • CNA
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Registered Nurse in State of Illinois
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • NIH Level F

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School Attended
  • North Park University
  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • Malcolm X Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Student Nurse/Nurse Assistant
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science