registered nurse medical surgical resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Nurse with 9 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Offering expertise with Medical-Surgical, Home Health, Orthopedic, Psychiatric specialties, and Student/Novice Nurse Instruction.

  • Student Precepting
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Effective Communication
  • Time Management
  • Leadership Skills
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 08/2022 Master of Science : Advanced Practice Nurse - GPA :

Relevant Coursework: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Baptist College of Health Science Memphis, Expected in 04/2013 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - License # 193373
  • BLS - American Heart Association - CPR
  • Certified Orders, EPIC

Work History
Allina Health Systems - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical
Edina, MN, 01/2018 - Current
  • Coordinate and provide care utilizing the critical thinking framework on an orthopedic/med-surg unit
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Charge nurse on a 38-bed unit
  • Managed care of patients including fractured limbs, isolation protocols, infections, tracheostomies, colostomies, cancer, immune deficiencies, diabetes, heart disease, psychiatric needs, etc
  • Performed emergent procedures such as BLS
  • Trained novice nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital - Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Anaheim, CA, 12/2021 - 09/2022
  • Management of the nursing operations at a partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient psychiatric program facility
  • Completed wellness checks; evaluated medication compliance; administration of onsite Spravato treatments; maintenance of drug screening, vitals, and other tasks pertaining to nursing
  • Completed initial nursing assessments and participated in coordination of care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Walden University - Advanced Practice Clinical Student
City, STATE, 08/2020 - 08/2022
  • Acquired advanced knowledge and clinical skills in psychiatric mental health diagnosis and treatment including prescriptive practice of psychotropic medications; individual/group/family psychotherapy; crisis intervention; case management and consultation
  • Participated in 360 hours of diagnosis and treatment
  • Participated in 120 hours of psychotherapy.
Baptist Memorial Hospital- Corporate - Clinical Nursing Informatics Analyst
City, STATE, 07/2016 - 02/2019
  • Performed system analysis, documentation, testing, implementation and user support for platform transitions of EPIC, the electronic medical record, for Baptist Hospital facility
  • Investigated and addressed system issues to enhance usability and improve functionality.
  • Validated results and performed quality assurance to assess accuracy of data.
  • Oversaw installation of software programs and hardware systems to meet requirements. Participated in completion EPIC system upgrades and six hospital facility go-lives.
  • Boosted end-user experiences by delivering superior customer service and issue resolution.
  • Acquired and maintained in-depth clinical/application knowledge and experience to maintain EPIC certification requirements

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Baptist College of Health Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Clinical Student
  • Clinical Nursing Informatics Analyst


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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