registered nurse i resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Care Coordination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
06/2020 to Current Registered Nurse I Atrium Health | Lenoir, NC,
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
08/2017 to 05/2020 Clinical Instructor University Of Nebraska Medical Center | Omaha, NE,
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
  • Provided students with hands-on demonstrations and managed clinical logs, medication administration, dressing changes and meal preparation.
  • Delegated patient assignments to students based on individual learning needs and patient assessments.
  • Optimized learning plans by quantifying student progress through test administration.
  • Held clinical simulation projects and provided each student with individual feedback.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs, utilizing wide variety of teaching aids and leveraging motivational and implementation strategies.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Initiated new learning methods to ensure total student comprehension while maximizing learning time.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques, hands-on activities and laboratory curriculum.
04/2014 to 06/2017 Registered Nurse Case Manager Mercy Health | Irvine, KY,
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning and integrated services for patients requiring home care, home infusion and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Updated and maintained discharge plan of care with physician, members of healthcare team, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Participated in on-call rotations, delivering daily continuous quality care to patients.
  • Developed patient care plans, overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Incorporated appropriate nursing methods to create individualized care plans.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Administered medications and treatment plans in accordance with physician orders.
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
06/2005 to 01/2014 Licensed Practical Nurse Adventist Healthcare | Laurel, MD,
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nursing South Suburban College, South Holland, IL, GPA:
Expected in to to | Licensed Practical Nurse Kennedy King College, Chicago,IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • South Suburban College
  • Kennedy King College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse I
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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