registered nurse resume example with 15+ 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

Caring Registered Nurse with skills and experience providing compassionate care for 7 years in medical surgical oncology unit, looking for a RN opportunity in post anesthesia care unit.


New York State Registered Nurse License 567811-1 , Active

American Heart Association, BCLS, ACLS, Current

Medical - Surgical Certification, in progress

Basic Critical Care Certificate, April 5, 2011

Skill Highlights
  • Telemetry and EKG
  • IV Therapy and Insertion
  • Basic Critical Care Course
  • Central Line Maintenance
  • Lab Values and Diagnostic interpretation
  • Safe Medication Administration
  • Fistula and Ostomy Management
  • Wound Care and Vac Therapy
  • Comfort Care
  • Chest tube, NGT, PEG, G-Tubes, Stent and JP Drain Care
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, 01/2006 to Current
ThedacareAppleton, WI,

Perform Charge duties on rotation which include but not limited to collaborating with co-workers in patient care, fairly make RN assignment based on evaluation of staffing requirements and report to Nursing Supervisor floor acuity and staffing.

Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 6-7 high acuity medical, Surgical and oncology patients per shift.

Administer blood, plasma and platelet transfusion and IV therapy, manage epidural, PCA pumps and Insulin drips as per hospital protocol.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.

Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.

Active team member in primary care nursing. Following patient from admission through discharge.

Educate patients and families in areas of prevention, medication, pain management, use of devices, pre and postoperative procedures and test, management of diseases, wounds, drains and stomas.

Proficiently use a computer based chart entry system for research and documentation.

Provide care in accordance with hospital policy and JCAHO standards.

Serve as patient advocate to ensure patient's medical and emotional needs are met.

Tested glucose and administered injections base on value and sliding scale.

Interview patients to obtain medical history and physical.

Organized, updated and maintained patient charts.

Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2006
College of New Rochelle - New Rochelle, NY

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School Attended

  • College of New Rochelle

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  • Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science

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