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registered nurse emergency department resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Versatile Registered Nurse with over 35 total years (4 in Pulmonary Rehab and 31 in Emergency Nursing) of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Emergency and Pulmonary Rehab units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Unit Administration
  • Medical Screening
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Care Coordination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Certified Rapid Triage Nurse
Education and Training
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA Expected in 05/2014 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated magna cum laude
West Penn School Of Nursing Pittsburgh, Expected in 05/1988 : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Southwest General Health Center - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Brunswick, OH, 01/2011 - Current
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Monitored implementation of care plans for entire unit.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
Southwest General Health Center - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Strongsville, OH, 06/2002 - 12/2010
  • Evaluated 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.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
Southwest General Health Center - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Middleburg Heights, OH, 06/1988 - 06/2002
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated 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.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
Accomplishments
  • Patient Education - Educated patients about medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Nursing Supervision - Supervised ancillary staff of 10 on-call nurses.
  • Patient Care - Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.
  • Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Nursing Staff Educator
  • Steady Charge Nurse since 1988
  • Certified Rapid Triage Nurse by Pittsburgh Emergency Services
Activities and Honors
  • Emergency Nurses Association Member
  • Crucial Conversation Certified Instructor
  • Member of Bio-Hazard Team

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • West Penn School Of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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