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

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Attention to Detail
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Care Coordination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • First Aid
  • Routine Examinations
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
Work History
06/2011 to Current
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Veterans Administration Detroit, MI,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • 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.
  • Explained discharge instructions and arranged or confirmed transportation for patients not admitted to hospital.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Prepared, administered and documented medications, including pills, injections and intravenous infusions on physician orders.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Followed facility policies, OSHA safety rules and HIPAA regulations to maintain legal compliance.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
02/2021 to 06/2021
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Medstar Health Beltsville, MD,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
03/2009 to 02/2011
Registered Nurse Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Lake Charles, LA,
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
09/1999 to 12/2008
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Medstar Health Arlington, VA,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Education
Expected in
No Degree: Certified Surgical Technologist
Lutheran College of Health Professions - Fort Wayne, IN,
GPA:
Expected in 09/1999
Associate of Science: Nursing
University of St. Francis - Fort Wayne, IN,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Lutheran College of Health Professions
  • University of St. Francis
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Degrees
  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science

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