registered nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Knowledgeable Registered Nurse with over 7 years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care. Work well with people of all ages and specialized in helping medical and surgical patients. Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively to patients, staff and family members. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response.

  • BLS/ACLS certified
  • Family and patient support
  • Diabetes management
  • Patient assessments
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Infection control
  • Electronic/paper charting
  • Culturally-sensitive care
Education and Training
Weber State University Ogden, UT Expected in 12/2011 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Weber State University Ogden, UT Expected in 12/2006 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Terros, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Nogales, AZ, 04/2018 - 05/2019
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and document files.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Participated in continuing education program to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Kaiser Permanente - Home Health Nurse
Bonita, CA, 07/2017 - 03/2018
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
Thedacare - Agency Registered Nurse
Peds Appleton, WI, 10/2016 - 04/2018
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, level-headed approach to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Explained medical conditions and illnesses in easy-to-understand terminology to inform and educate patients.
Moab Regional Hospital - Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2012 - 05/2016
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Collaborated daily with physicians and health care team to achieve optimum patient care.
  • Initiated interpersonal good relationships to co workers and family members.
  • Charge Nurse on rotation.
  • Provided direct nursing care to all age groups and served a broad range of general nursing care in areas of vital signs, catheters, feeding, drawing blood, dressing, and intravenous access.

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School Attended

  • Weber State University
  • Weber State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Agency Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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