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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Accomplished Registered Nurse with 12 years of expertise in emergency services, patient care and team leadership spending the last 5 years as a House Supervisor. Passionate for driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients with and without medical insurance coverage. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and efficiency. Dedicated also to all staff their needs and safety.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Electronic charting
  • OR and ER experience
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Patient education and counseling
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Family and patient support
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Patient advocacy
  • Patient discharging
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Patient education
  • Seizure management
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Ventilator care
  • Team supervision
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Medication administration expert
  • Patient care planning
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • SBAR communication
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Documenting vitals
  • Life-sustaining machines
Experience
01/2015 to 11/2020 Registered Nurse, House Supervisor Stcharles | La Pine, OR,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to 130-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Supervised 40-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Leveraged nursing skills to provide relief assistance to IMC and ICU departments.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Cared for more than 6 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 40-bed tele unit.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 30-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology, and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Coordinated care for up to 130 patients per shift in busy acute care setting.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for staff of 50+ in 130-bed facility, providing personnel with guidance and patients with high-quality care.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 2 to 4 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of 50 on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Delivered care to 132 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomoies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
04/2010 to 01/2015 Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Valley Presbyterian Hospital | Van Nuys, CA,
01/2008 to 01/2010 Registered Nurse, Tele Northwell Health | Woodbury, NY,
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2007 Associate of Science | Associates in Nursing Mohave Community College, Kingman, AZ GPA:
Certifications
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course
  • ACLS-adult cardiopulmonary life support
  • FEMA
References

Brandy Cummins, RN

tele, team lead

928-486-4294

brandy.cummins@lpnt.net

Alicia Vogan

House Supervisor

480-528-3915

alicia.vigan@lpnt.net

Joanne Yolla

House Supervisor

928-230-8604

joanne.yolla@lpnt.net

Cindie Doyal

House Supervisor, Director

928-208-7226

cindie.doyal@lpnt.net

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School Attended
  • Mohave Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, House Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Tele
Degrees
  • Associate of Science

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