registered nurse emergency department resume example with 16 years of experience

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Results-driven change agent with career-long record of health care, product representation/sales, nursing, and clinical specialty success for leading institutions. Proven talent for aligning health-care with established health-care providers to achieve maximum, positive patient impacts and outcomes. Growth in nursing expertise focused on patient advocacy, best practices, evidence based outcomes, adherence to hospital and organizational policy and procedure, clinical support, problem resolution, cross-functional team leadership and patient management. Exceptionally dedicated professional with keen empathetic, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as time management, OR/ER programs and procedures, hospice and specialty departments expertise.

  • Technical Proficiencies: Microsoft Office Suite, IBEX, EMR, Epic Systems, Excel, Brightree, Unity/SharePoint, Cerner, Kinnser/Wellsky.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 09/2021 - 12/2022
Central Florida Health Centeralized Tallahassee, FL,
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Evaluated intensive care 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.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records as part of patient intake process.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
Assistant Director of Nursing, 07/2019 - 04/2021
Concorde Career Institute Dallas, TX,
  • Hospice Case Management
  • Communicate with family, staff, and providers regarding all facets of patient care and management
  • Management and coordination of staffing
  • Determine staffing needs related to education; provide staffing education
  • Management and coordination of staffing
  • Management and coordination of psychological, podiatry, pharmacy, weights, and dietary systems
  • Connecting and collaboration with staff and medical director regarding assessment of patient condition.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Management and provider of wound care and skin assessments.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
Perioperative Registered Nurse, 06/2018 - 11/2018
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Erlanger, KY,
  • Delivered key information to patients and caregivers to prepare for operations, side effects and expected recovery process.
  • Organized, implemented and appraised perioperative nursing care for each patient throughout entire surgery experience.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
Perioperative Registered Nurse, 09/2017 - 04/2018
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Covington, KY,
  • Same as above
Clinical Registered Nurse, 04/2016 - 12/2017
University Of Massachusetts Amherst, MA,
  • Carried out comprehensive care focused on patient needs and meeting care goals with risk assessment.
  • Deliver engaging and comprehensive health education by focusing on counseling in lifestyle management and prevention of chronic disease.
  • Analyzed, collected and recorded patient health data.
  • Led group and individual health coaching for patients.
  • Assessed healthcare needs of patients by conducting health evaluations.
  • Followed up on diagnostic tests to verify completion and obtain results for treatment planning.
Employee Health Nurse, 01/2015 - 08/2015
Kindred Healthcare Alpena, MI,
  • PRN Emergency call tending to employee injuries, triage, treat and follow-up for reevaluation with MD office or
  • Complied with workplace safety policies and procedures to protect patients' well-being.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • ER per protocol
  • Performed hearing, vision, drug and alcohol screening
  • Scheduled and coordinated 1200 employee annual testing.
Home Health Registered Nurse, 01/2015 - 03/2015
Doylestown Hospital Doylestown, PA,
  • Assisting in home care process of assessment, diagnosis, plan/outcome, implementation, and re-evaluation with basic needs such as bathing and dressing, as well as more specialized care, such as wound care, medication management and IV therapy
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team for holistic approach
  • Worked with patients and family-education.
  • Notified physicians of changes in patients' conditions.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Provided home health aide care providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
Caris Healthcare Ringgold, GA,
  • Charted successful course of development in sales, clinical education and support, and product promotion while competing against lower priced pumps with comprehensive hospital contracts
  • Generated sales, elevated nursing productivity, increased hospital revenue while decreasing length of stay and improving patient satisfaction by promoting best practice products
  • Rehabilitated difficult hospital systems with forward thinking and integrating education for better patient care
  • Served as key contributor in educating physicians, nurses, nursing support staff and patients in regards to products and safety
  • Aligned objectives and bridged communications with resistant administration, navigating and overcoming a lack of funding as well as behavioral, logistical and procedural changes of medical staff
  • Implemented new users and programs for trauma and cardiothoracic cases
  • Strengthened current user rate within general surgery, OB / GYN, urology, and plastic surgery programs by utilizing evidence-based results to educate and overcome resistance
  • Resolved disputes with insurance companies with documented cases of better patient satisfaction scores, decreased pain scores as well as decreased use of narcotic and anti-emetic rescue drugs
  • Showcased long term advantages to offset and overcome opposition due to budgetary concerns from physicians and administrations.
  • Escalated product issues and concerns to supervisors for immediate intervention to maintain customer satisfaction.
Travel Registered Nurse, 01/2011 - 07/2011
Central Florida Health Centeralized Orlando, FL,
  • See previous ED experience
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 11/2002 - 02/2011
  • Oversaw patient care with high-level patient acuity and census in the Emergency Room/Level One Trauma Center
  • Garnered experience, expanding level of expert patient care through use of best practices in wide range of medical specialties, including Critical Care, Trauma, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Cardiothoracic, Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonology, and Internal Medicine.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2011
University of South Carolina - Upstate,
Status -
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2001
Greenville Technical College - Greenville, SC,
Status -
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2021-2023
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2021-2023
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, South Carolina 2001-2022

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School Attended

  • University of South Carolina
  • Greenville Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Registered Nurse
  • Employee Health Nurse
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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