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registered nurse emergency department resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dynamic Registered Nurse bringing 8 years treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and effective tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Skills
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Emergency Care and Procedures
  • Trauma
  • Pre/post-op procedures
  • IVs and Intravenous therapy
  • Admission and Discharge
  • Full Direct Patient Care
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Procedure preparations
  • Medication Administration
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient Safety
  • Lead Preceptor
  • Leadership
  • HIPAA
Work History
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 04/2013 to Current
University Health Care SystemGrovetown, GA,
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as bowel resection, cholecystectomy, appendectomy and laparotomy.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Precepted new nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Led successful 21-person team comprised of RNs, ED techs and ancillary staff.
Registered Nurse, Post-Surigal Unit, 04/2012 to 08/2013
Mercy Memorial Hospital SystemCity, STATE,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Educated patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Contributed to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, prevention and pain management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 7 patients daily.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Student Nurse Extern, Labor and Delivery, 07/2011 to 03/2012
Mercy Memorial Hospital SystemCity, STATE,

Administered patient care under direct supervision of a RN:

  • Maintained comfort and safety of each patient through careful monitoring and knowledge application.
  • Administered close patient care, including checking vital signs.
  • Collaborated with nurse preceptors and other medical staff to achieve quality patient outcome goals.
  • Delivered exceptional care to 6 patients daily by helping with mobility and daily living requirements.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2015 to University of Michigan - Flint, MI,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2011 to Wayne County Community College District - Detroit, MI
GPA:
Affiliations
  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • Co-chairman, Emergency Unit council
Certifications
  • Basic Cardiac Life support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Trauma Nursing Critical Care (TNCC)
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Care (ENPC)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
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School Attended

  • University of Michigan
  • Wayne County Community College District

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Post-Surigal Unit
  • Student Nurse Extern, Labor and Delivery

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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