registered nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic bilingual speaking Registered Nurse with over 2+ years experience in clinical setting proving nursing care to diverse population as an effective advocate for patients and their related care


Registered Nurse BLS American Heart Association American Nurses Association EKG Pain management Obtain a Position as a Registered Nurse State of Pennsylvania Registered Nurse Certified National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale Bachelors of Nursing (B.S.N.)-Registered Nurse Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (A.A.S.)-Registered Nurse

Skill Highlights
  • Team player, able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment, excellent time management skills, active organization skills, and good analytical skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional member of the American Nurses Association and Nurses Service Organization
  • Detailed understanding of MS Office and electronic medical record management
  • Community involvement to raise funds for charitable causes (ex. National Alliance on Mental Illness-NAMI) Walk for Mental Health Support
  • Fluent in three languages
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, 01/1 to 01/1
Surgery PartnersVan Nuys, CA,
  • Acute Rehabilitation Center/Medical-Surgical Staff Nurse
  • Utilize and prioritize the nursing process to assess patient's needs, implement interventions, and evaluate outcomes related to nursing care
  • Assess and evaluate patient's rehabilitative condition which are recovering from Cerebrovascular Accidents, Orthopedic surgeries, Cardiac surgeries, Brain injuries, and Motor vehicle accidents; recorded changes on status; execute immediate and appropriate action; and inform physician for further consultation
  • Administer medication via all routes, read laboratory results, perform EKG, effectively able to perform Blood Transfusions, Foley insertion and maintenance care, Central Venous Catheter care, Heparin Drip, PCA pump management, change wound Vac dressing and maintenance care, Tracheostomy care, Ostomy Care, Phlebotomy, and Intravenous therapy
  • Document accurately on patient's status
  • Deliver continuity of care by providing clear patient discharge instructions and provide ongoing patient education regarding the disease process, medications, and follow-up care
  • Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative to plan the clinical outcome
  • Able to assist in Rapid Response
  • Collaborate and coordinate with interdisciplinary team (Physicians, residents, medical students, nursing staff, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy) to maintain constant communication to ensure alignment of patient needs
  • Proficient in Functional Independent Measures (FIM) scoring system
  • Assume the role of a charge nurse periodically; delegate responsibilities, staff assignment, ensure compliance with current St. Luke's policies, procedures, and regulations Cardiac-Surgical Unit
  • Assess patient cardiac needs
  • Able to assist in Rapid Response Team and Code Blue
  • Able to Initiate, Maintain, and Titrate Cardiac related Drips (ex. Amiodarone, Cardizem, Nitroglycerin, Heparin, and Insulin)
  • Able to provide pre-op and post-op care for open heart surgical patients; Able to provide care for chest tubes and epicardial wires
  • Able to monitor telemetry rhythm and interpret rhythm
Registered Nurse - Per Diem, 12/2012 to Current
Amedisys Home Health ServicesSaint Louis, MO,
  • Work independently to provide on-call immediate symptom management relief for terminally ill patients (ex. Pain management).
  • Constant communicate with physicians, families, facility staff, and pharmacy regarding patient's status
  • Implement physician's plan of care, and establish a nursing care plan via the nursing process
  • Participate and supervise interdisciplinary hospice team consistent of large committees
  • Provide education and compassionate emotional support to patient's and family members
  • Knowledge of 2014 Pennsylvania Medicare and Medicaid regulations to refer patients/families to other appropriate hospice disciplines and utilize community resources
  • Be a patient's advocate, team player, maintain strict confidentiality, and maintain current and diligent documentation records.
  • Assess physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs for patient and families, Provide ongoing full body physical assessment, assess and treat multiple stage wounds, provide ostomy care, and foley catheter insertion and care.
Registered Nurse - Per Diem, 11/2012 to Current
Amedisys Home Health ServicesShreveport, LA,
  • Respond to emergency and trauma calls and make appropriate immediate decisions and provide treatment
  • Perform full body physical assessment using the nursing process
  • Collaborate with PCP, review lab results and notify physicians
  • Supervise medical technicians and LPN's
  • Respond to patients' medical and emotional needs
  • Maintain accurate documentation Critical Care Experience -Student Nurse
  • Assisted with Code Blue. 12-lead EKG placement and monitor cardiac rhythm
  • Responsible for PCA monitoring, advanced neurological assessment, and tracheostomy care and suctioning. Observed intubation and assisted with cardioversion and bronchoscopy.
  • Assisted with blood transfusion and hemodialysis, performed central line care, administered feeding via G-tube, and cared for post-op knee and hip patients.
  • Assessed children from ages six months to 18 years providing care for various types of childhood diseases (RSV, asthma, chicken pox, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Disease, etc.). Provided oxygen therapy. Comforted parents, and taught them discharge care for their children.
Education and Training
Bachelors: Registered Nurse, Expected in to Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA June 2014 Bachelors of Nursing (B.S.N.)-Registered Nurse Honors and Activities: GPA: 3.8; Dean's list
Associate in Applied Science: Registered Nurse, Expected in to Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA
Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (A.A.S.)-Registered Nurse August 2012 Honors and Activities: GPA: 3.8; Dean's list; graduated with highest honors - summa cum laude Member of Phi Theta Kappa (honor society)
  • GPA: 3.8; Dean's list
  • GPA: 3.8; Dean's list; graduated with highest honors - summa cum laude
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa (honor society)
Professional Affiliations
Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -BLS (American Heart Association)
Cardiac, Catheter, Documentation, Ekg, Pca, Principal Component Analysis, Registered Nurse, Therapy, Critical Care, Medicaid, Medicare, Pain Management, Pharmacy, Team Player, Mental Health, Ms Office, Organization Skills, Time Management, Laboratory, Maintenance, Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy, A.a.s., Associate

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School Attended

  • Drexel University
  • Montgomery County Community College

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse - Per Diem
  • Registered Nurse - Per Diem


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