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

I have been a Registered Nurse for over 16 years, offering compassionate and high-quality patient care in both medical/surgical and critical care environments. I am a team player and enjoy collaborating with coworkers and interdisciplinary team members to optimize patient care. I am a problem-solver and enjoy a challenge. Caring for people in their most vulnerable and joyous times a privilege that I am honored to be part of.

Skills
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Personal Care Needs
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • Disease Management
  • Patient Bathing
  • Telemetry
  • Critical Care
  • Health Education
  • Quality Improvement Activities
  • Emotional Support
  • Medication Management
Work History
09/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse, ICU Atrium Health Fayetteville, NC,
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in the critical care setting
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
09/2009 to 05/2015
Registered Nurse, ICU Atrium Health Lenoir, NC,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in surgical critical care units.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Counseled patients and families on treatments and care options, including discharge and home care instructions.
08/2006 to 05/2009
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Medstar Health Dundalk, MD,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
Education
Expected in 12/2020
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Denver College of Nursing - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Expected in 04/2006
Associate of Science: Nursing
Denver College of Nursing - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Expected in 04/2004
Certificate Degree: Practical Nursing
Denver College of Nursing - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Recognized for offering compassionate and skilled care that "went above and beyond" by patient family members
  • Received a Daisy Award at St. Lukes Medical Center
Affiliations
  • Board member of Healthy Moms Healthy Births
  • Volunteer nurse at Healthcare for the Homeless, 12th St. Clinic
Certifications
  • Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH) certified
  • BLS-Basic Life Support certified
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certified

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School Attended
  • Denver College of Nursing
  • Denver College of Nursing
  • Denver College of Nursing
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate Degree

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