registered nurse inpatient psychiatric gs10 resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
I am a Registered Nurse, currently working at CRDAMC in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit. I also have RN experience in Med/Surg, CCU, OB/GYN, TCU/ICU and Emergency Department.  I have over 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse and one year as a Psychiatric Student Nurse Tech with the Inpatient Psychiatric ward. I also have my ACLS certification. With this experience and varied levels of responsibility in my former positions, I feel I would be an asset to CRDAMC Behavioral Health Division as a Case Manager. I pride myself in quality patient care and patient confidentiality. I am professional, efficient and I believe in always portraying a positive and cheerful appearance. I take my employment and education seriously and enjoy a challenge.  I have excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. My experience will allow me to apply not only professional nursing services, but also to be understanding and empathetic of the emotional needs of an Army Family.
  • Patient/family focused
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Psychiatric Nursing Skills
  • ACLS Certified
  • High level of autonomy
Central Texas College Killeen, TX Expected in 2008 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • GPA: 3.48
Austin School of Massage Killeen, TX Expected in 12 2008 Certificate : Massage Therapy - GPA : GPA: 3.44
Pensacola Junior College Milton, FL Expected in attended 2005 Pre-Nursing : - GPA :
  • President's List, 4.0 GPA
Barton County Community College Ft. Riley, KS Expected in attended 2002 Pre-Nursing : - GPA :
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA Expected in attended 1989-1990 General Studies : - GPA : President's List
  • Registered Nurse in Texas (TX Lic# 764054), license expires July 2015
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - expires January 2016
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals - expires January 2015
Work History
Dungarvin, Inc. - Registered Nurse Inpatient Psychiatric (GS10)
Vacaville, CA, 01/2011 - Current
  • Providing patient care to inpatient psychiatric patients including Mental Status Evaluations, monitor and evaluate psychiatry patients by obtaining vital signs, 12-Lead EKG placements, 1:1 Sessions, lead Behavioral Health Nursing Group Sessions, conduct Health and Welfare checks, monitor Special Watch patients and chart data, escort psychiatry patients within the hospital.
  • Responsible for psychiatric admissions, discharges, and computer patient charting, utilizing Essentris, and Nursing plan of care development for psychiatric patients.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
Invenergy - Registered Nurse - TCU/ICU
Chenoa, IL, 08/2010 - 01/2011
  • Responsible for patient care, assessment and education of patients, including but not limited to, chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia, post-cardiac catheter patients, patients on continuous cardiac monitors, tube feed patients, Central lines, multiple IV medications, pacemakers, BIPAP and other O2 delivery systems.
  • Equipment includes, computer charting, PYXIS medication dispensory, Braun IV pumps, Kangaroo Feeding pumps, Patient Controlled Analgesic (PCA) pumps, micropak cardiac monitors, Accucheck Glucometers among other miscellaneous equipment.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with
Ferguson - Registered Nurse
Bartlett, TN, 01/2009 - 08/2010
  • Med/Surg, CCU, OB/GYN and Emergency Department Nurse
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 2-6 patients per shift.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center - Student Nurse Tech Inpatient Psychiatric
City, STATE, 2008 - 2009
  • Assist RNs and LVNs in providing patient care to inpatient psychiatric patients including obtaining vital signs, assist RN/LVN in 12-Lead EKG placements.
  • 1:1 Sessions, lead Behavioral Health Group Sessions, conduct Health and Welfare checks, monitor Special Watch patients and chart data, escort patients within the hospital, psychiatric admissions, discharges, and computer patient charting.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Mystik Moments Massage Therapy - Licensed Massage Therapist - Owner
City, STATE, 11/2005 - 06/2009
  • Provide Assessment of client's pain level and issues.
  • Provide relaxation and deep tissue massage therapy to clients.
  • Maintain clients' records and appointment schedule.
Clear Channel Communications - Administrative Assistant
City, STATE, 11/2000 - 04/2001
  • Assist and set up travel, meeting and accommodation reservations for Regional Manager for ND/SD Clear Channel Radio Stations and National Sales Manager, and assist Accounting Department.
  • Screen calls and answer overflow calls for General Manager.
  • Write national sales orders, type correspondence and send via email, mail, fax.
North American Research Group - Office Manager/Personnel
City, STATE, 08/1998 - 11/2000
  • Hired quality employees, terminate inefficient employees, write and run employment advertisements.
  • Managed 50-60 person staff.
  • Payroll, Accounts Receivable/Payable, Insurance Administration.
ELC Community School District - Special Education Secretary
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 04/1998
  • Tracked tuition in and out special education students, deal closely with multiple Iowa school districts.
  • Generate Quarterly and Annual Reports for funding for all district students.
  • Schedule and prepare correspondence for evaluation meetings.
Precision Dental Laboratories - Secretary/Administrative Assistant
City, STATE, 10/1996 - 03/1997
  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Collections, Word Processing.
  • Handle incoming calls from clients/area dental offices.
  • Process incoming cases, package outgoing cases.
Maintenance Engineering - Receptionist/Office Assistant
City, STATE, 05/1992 - 10/1996
  • Answer 6-line AT&T switchboard, distribute calls to appropriate departments.
  • Assist Human Reasources with applicants and insurance; assist accounting department, and prepare word processing for various departments.
  • Assist with company activities planning.
  • Documentation
    • Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Patient Care
    • Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.
    • Successfully provided quality care to 3-8 patients in an inpatient psychiatric environment.
  • Texas Nurses Association (TNA) Member
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Member
Miscellaneous skills include: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Preparing advertisements, email, fax, Human Resources, Insurance Administration, Payroll, Switchboard operation, Word Processing, preparing Annual Reports
Additional Information
  • I work on a rotating schedule. If not on the schedule, I am available to interview immediately and if on the schedule, within four working days.

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School Attended

  • Central Texas College
  • Austin School of Massage
  • Pensacola Junior College
  • Barton County Community College
  • University of Northern Iowa

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Inpatient Psychiatric (GS10)
  • Registered Nurse - TCU/ICU
  • Registered Nurse
  • Student Nurse Tech Inpatient Psychiatric
  • Licensed Massage Therapist - Owner
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager/Personnel
  • Special Education Secretary
  • Secretary/Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist/Office Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Nursing
  • General Studies

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