registered nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Maryland and Pennsylvania State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 13 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in behavioral health, home health and med-surg care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in behavioral health, home health and med-surg units while driving innovation.

  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Strong medical ethic
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Home visits
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Documenting vitals
  • Diabetes management
  • SBAR communication
  • Follow-up calls
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Patient discharging
  • Patient Management
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Community advocate
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medical assessment
  • Patient care planning
  • Taking vitals
  • Ventilator care
  • Seizure management
  • Emotional awareness
  • Family and patient support
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient Care
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Critical care
  • IV and venipuncture certified
Education and Training
Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, MD Expected in 06/2008 Licensed : Nursing - GPA :
Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, MD Expected in 12/2018 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 09/2021 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Certified IV therapy 2008 to current
Terros, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Kingman, AZ, 07/2020 - Current
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
Christiana Care Health System - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Woodstown, NJ, 03/2017 - 07/2020
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
Qtc Management, Inc. - Licensed Practical Nurse
Lawton, OK, 06/2014 - 05/2017

Provided nursing care in an inpatient psychiatric hospital setting.

  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to psychiatric patients.

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School Attended

  • Allegany College of Maryland
  • Allegany College of Maryland
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Licensed
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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