Registered Nurse Medical Surgical Unit Resume Example

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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with progressive career history in patient care fast-paced environments. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Continuously exhibiting a commitment to serving and provide a holistic approach to the community, while maintaining optimal patient outcomes to all individuals. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Work History
02/2020 to Current Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Medstar Health | Northwest Washington, DC,
  • Provides healthy environment for healing through emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Established personal rapport with patients and family members to identify needs and desire outcomes
  • Manages 6 patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Precepted new residency nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices
  • Educates patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques
07/2018 to Current Floor LVN and RN -PRN Ihealth Labs | Sunnyvale, CA,
  • Coordinated and collaborated with various multidisciplinary teams to coordinate care and promote patient safety and health
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient
  • Managed 2 nurses and 3 nurse aides in skilled unit facility handling needs of skilled rehab patients
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
02/2016 to 08/2016 Clinical Assistant Common Spirit | Lenox, IA,
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients
  • Promoted patient socialization, self-care and development by recognizing and using patient strengths to motivate patient
  • Documented vital signs to inform nurses and physicians of any changes in patient status
  • Maintained and organized patient rooms and communal spaces to minimize environmental and safety hazards
  • Delivered compassionate care and clear communication in handling issues to 16:1 nurse aide ratio
07/2007 to 08/2009 Patient Service Representative Austin Diagnostic Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Secured patient information and confidential medical records in compliance with HIPAA privacy rule standards to protect patient's privacy
  • Performed patient scheduling and registration functions to serve as initial contact point for all OB/GYN clinics within 5 clinics
  • Obtained patient's insurance information and determined eligibility for benefits for specific services rendered
  • Collected and entered patient demographic and insurance data into computer database to establish patient's medical record
  • Operated switchboard; handled calls in timely and appropriate manner
Expected in 08/2019 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Cisco Junior College, Cisco, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2019 Associate of Arts | General Studies Cisco Junior College, Cisco, TX, GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 Certificate | Vocational Nursing Cisco Junior College, Cisco, TX, GPA:
Expected in 04/2017 Certificate | Nurse Aide Cisco Junior College, Cisco, TX GPA:
Expected in 09/2008 Associate of Arts | Medical Assisting Allied Health Careers Institute, Austin, TX, GPA:
  • Registered Nurse (Compacted)], Texas Board of Nursing - Expiration: 11/30/2022
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (Compacted), Texas Board of Nursing - Expiration: 11/30/2022
  • Basic Life Support Certification , American Heart Association - Expiration: 12/31/2022
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support , American Heart Association - Expiration: 07/30/2021
  • Certified Nurse Aide, Texas DADS - Expired: 06/24/2019
  • Overdose Prevention & Naloxone Responder, Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative -05/22/2019
  • Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Basic v 1.0 , American College of Surgeons - 05/02/2018
Clinical Experience

Completed my Capstone In Labor and Delivery for the last sixteen weeks of clinical rotation at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Gaining experience in triaging incoming expecting mothers with prenatal issues and concerns. Providing hands on care to laboring mothers and their partner, while understanding the process of labor. Obtained awareness in the possibility for drastic changes and how to adapt to them to provide the safest outcome for the mother and infant.

  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Strong clinical judgment

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School Attended
  • Cisco Junior College
  • Cisco Junior College
  • Cisco Junior College
  • Cisco Junior College
  • Allied Health Careers Institute
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Floor LVN and RN -PRN
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Patient Service Representative
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Associate of Arts

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