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registered nurse labor and delivery antepartum resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced, high risk environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Pride in patient advocacy!

Skills
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Assessment
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Care Coordination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Treatment Recommendations
Work History
06/2013 to Current
Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Antepartum Kaiser Permanente City, STATE,
  • Managed care from triage to admission to discharge on high risk labor unit that averaged 350 deliveries per month. 6 bed triage, 10 LDR's, 3 operating rooms, 3 bed PACU, 6 bed antepartum unit.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Conducted examinations to determine fetal station, cervical dilation and effacement.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying changes in health status of mother and fetus on high- risk, high volume labor and antepartum unit.
  • Acted as Relief Charge Nurse as needed
  • Telephone triage for OB patients within the county.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence.
  • Assisted mothers in establishing breastfeeding relationships with infants with proper latching demonstrations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored labs, examined ultrasounds and informed mothers on what to expect in stages of pregnancy and labor.
  • Scheduled follow-up visits and instructed care for new mothers for weeks immediately following childbirth.
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Performed vital signs checks and administered vaccinations to infants following birth.
  • Assessed infant health directly after birth using APGAR and monitored health for specified amount of time for any changes in status.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically ill patients.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from patients to determine needs and prioritize care and reduce unnecessary in person triage visits.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments as relief charge nurse.
01/2011 to 05/2013
Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum Loma Linda University Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Opened new hospital, assisted in policy development, and workflow for new unit.
  • Experienced in natural labor, RN deliveries, Circulating for cesarean sections, triage, and all Labor related procedures in a community hospital setting.
  • Precept new staff and act as Relief Charge
  • Communicate with all members of multi-disciplinary team.
  • Educated new parents on how to properly care for infants by instructing parents on bottle feeding, bathing, circumcision care and breastfeeding.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Administered epidural and patient-controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
01/2009 to 09/2010
Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas City, STATE,
  • Delivered high level of quality care and customer service to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission in a 10 bed LDR, 2 OR, 14 bed PP unit in a small community hospital.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Administered epidural and patient controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Experienced in natural labor, RN deliveries, Circulating for cesarean sections, triage, and all Labor related procedures.
06/2006 to 12/2008
Unit Secretary, High Risk Antepartum & Post Partum Loma Linda University Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Supported staff and operational requirements with administrative tasks.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for staff and patient needs.
  • Maintained rapport with physicians, nurses and other healthcare personnel.
  • Processed lab paperwork and requests according to physicians' orders.
  • Monitored inventory levels and ordered supplies as needed.
  • Performed routine and accurate chart checks.
  • Trained new staff. Established reputation as resource.
  • Transcribed doctors' medication orders, lab test requests and care plans.
Education
Expected in 10/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Chamberlain University - Downers Grove, IL
GPA:

Honor roll

Expected in 12/2008 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Riverside City College - Riverside, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • Riverside City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Antepartum
  • Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum
  • Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum
  • Unit Secretary, High Risk Antepartum & Post Partum

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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