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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with 3 years experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Documenting vitals
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Wound care specialist
  • Infectious disease control
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Disease management programs
  • Patient Management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Long-Term Care
  • Seizure management
  • Diabetes management
  • Taking vitals
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient care planning
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient Care
Experience
08/2020 to Current Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. | Payson, AZ,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • 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.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
07/2019 to 08/2020 Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. | Sahuarita, AZ,
  • 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.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • 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.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease. Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
07/2018 to 08/2019 Licensed Practical Nurse Qtc Management, Inc. | Louisville, KY,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2019 Bachelor of Science | Nursing University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM GPA:
Expected in 07/2018 Associate of Science | Nursing Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Compact State Registered Nurse, License number 53448
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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School Attended

  • University of New Mexico
  • Santa Fe Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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