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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Registered Nurse bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing 21-year record of success in nursing .

Skills
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Patient assessments
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Acute care expertise
  • Chronic disease management
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Collecting vitals
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • EMR / EHR

  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Medical Histories and Assessments
  • Critical Thinking
  • Honest and Ethical
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Pulmonary Assessments
  • Shock Symptom Identification
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Pain Management
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Fluid Intake and Output Monitoring
  • Decision Making
  • Medical Equipment Setup
  • Blood Transfusion Administration
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Care Coordination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Treatment Plan Creation and Revision
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Emergency Interventions
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Emotional Support
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Task and Work Prioritization
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Needs Assessment
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Problem Solving
  • Test Interpretations
Work History
03/2011 to Current Registered Nurse, ICU Genesis Health Group | Davenport, IA,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including [Cardiac surgery] and bedside procedures
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
08/2015 to 08/2016 Travel Registered Nurse Davita | Cape Fear, NC,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
02/2004 to 02/2011 Emergency Room Registered Nurse Mission Health System, Inc | Franklin, NC,
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care
  • Oversaw and managed 15 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Cared for patients in 28-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
03/2000 to 01/2007 Emergency Room Registered Nurse Mission Health System, Inc | Marion, NC,
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Oversaw and managed 25 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Cared for patients in 55-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
Education
Expected in 2005 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Univeristy of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
Expected in 1998 Associate of Science | Nursing Marion University, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
Expected in 1983 Dipolma | Medical Assisting Professional Careers Institute, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
Expected in 1983 High School Diploma | Yorktown High School, Yorktown, IN GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Univeristy of Indianapolis
  • Marion University
  • Professional Careers Institute
  • Yorktown High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Dipolma
  • High School Diploma