registered nurse emergency department resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven 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.

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Decision Making
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Process Implementation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Time Management
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Care Coordination
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Risk Management
  • Employee Supervision
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • First Aid
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Codes Compliance
  • Problem Resolution
  • Disaster Site Triaging
  • Emergency Readiness
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Anesthetics Administration
  • Prescription Drug Recommendations
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Medicare Compliance
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Test Interpretations
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • Routine Examinations
Work History
07/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Rochester General Health System Lyons, NY,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • 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.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Facilitated scheduling in identified areas for ancillary testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Exceeded department-specific productivity standards, collection targets, quality audit scores for accuracy productivity and collection standards for registrations and insurance verifications.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
08/2018 to 07/2021
Student Nurse Common Spirit Grass Valley, CA,
  • Collaborated with nurse preceptors and other medical staff to achieve quality patient outcome goals.
  • Transported patients between unit rooms and scanning locations for diverse procedures.
  • Delivered exceptional care to patients by helping with mobility and daily living requirements.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Cared for each patient according to care plan and physicians' instructions.
  • Monitored each patient to meet appropriate care and document status changes.
  • Changed out and monitored bandages, catheters and IVs.
  • Worked alongside experienced nursing professionals to learn new procedures.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Completed medical facility experience while under supervision of qualified staff.
  • Coordinated meal and snack deliveries, assisted with feeding and charted intake for review.
  • Researched different diagnoses to become familiar with presentation and treatment protocols.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Helped coordinate work of unit volunteers.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered close patient care, checked vital signs and monitored telemetry.
  • Built rapport with patients and members of patients' support systems.
  • Assisted patients with personal hygiene requirements and monitored conditions to update nursing staff.
  • Completed skilled phlebotomy tasks to obtain needed biological specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Helped physicians complete procedures such as lumbar punctures by supporting patients and organizing necessary supplies.
09/2018 to 08/2020
Patient Care Associate Phoenix Home Care And Hospice Overland Park, KS,
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Collaborated with patients, families and physicians to provide emotional support and answer any questions regarding patient medical care.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Performed patient mobility services by turning, lifting, moving and repositioning patients.
  • Upheld confidentiality requirements and regulatory compliance guidelines.
  • Updated documentation and reports detailing patient activities, care actions and hospital determinations.
Expected in 07/2021 to to
Bachelor Of Applied Science: Nursing
San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, TX
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Associate Degree In Nursing: Nursing
San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, TX
Expected in 07/2018 to to
Associate Of Applied Science:
San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, TX
  • PALS
  • TNCC
  • ACLS
  • BLS

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School Attended

  • San Jacinto College District
  • San Jacinto College District
  • San Jacinto College District

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Student Nurse
  • Patient Care Associate


  • Bachelor Of Applied Science
  • Associate Degree In Nursing
  • Associate Of Applied Science

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