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Registered Nurse Float Pool resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Compassionate registered nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong work ethic, vitals monitoring, medication administration and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in acute and long term care management with grace and efficiency. Fast learner who is easily adaptable to many different environments and scenarios. Used to floating from hall to hall and adapting very quickly. Positive, upbeat, and personable.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Managing personal care
  • Patient advising
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Diabetes management
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Patient Care
  • Updating computer records
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Mobility assistance
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Setting appointments
  • Community advocate
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Infectious disease control
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Medical assessment
  • Patient Management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Family and patient support
  • Follow-up calls
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Long-Term Care
  • Team supervision
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient discharging
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Intake and discharge
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Immunization skills
  • Catheters
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Wound care specialist
  • Disease management programs
Education and Training
Edison Community College Piqua, OH Expected in 12/2018 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Upper Valley Career Center Piqua, OH Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Applied Science : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Experience
Christiana Care Health System - Registered Nurse, Float Pool
Chadds Ford, PA, 03/2018 - Current
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
Corry Manor - STNA
Corry, PA, 08/2017 - 08/2018
  • Used clinical skills to conduct lab draws, assess vital signs, complete glucose evaluations and treat pre-and post-operation patients.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Explained various warnings, side effects and dosage requirements of medications.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to transport patients.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
Corry Manor - STNA
Corry, PA, 01/2014 - 03/2018
  • Used clinical skills to conduct lab draws, assess vital signs, complete glucose evaluations and treat pre-and post-operation patients.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to transport patients.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in [Number]-bed [Type] care facility.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
Deborah Heart And Lung Center - Phlebotomist
Toms River, NJ, 08/2015 - 03/2016
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Prepared patients for examination by properly draping patients, obtaining vital signs, verifying referrals and taking detailed health history.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Screened prospective donors by conducting interviews, obtaining medical histories and measuring vital signs.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Interviewed patients and analyzed and documented medical records to update and file documents.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Edison Community College
  • Upper Valley Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Float Pool
  • STNA
  • STNA
  • Phlebotomist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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