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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 2 years of experience

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

Compassionate Registered Nurse offering comprehensive patient care. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Willing to learn new knowledge and skills in providing evidence based-practice nursing care.

Skills
  • Physical Assessment
  • Confidentiality
  • Patient Privacy
  • Patient and family Advocacy
  • Infection control measures
  • Intravenous therapy
  • IV setup
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Foley Catheter insertion
  • Patient Education
  • Breastfeeding education
  • Fluent in English and Tagalog
  • Point Click Care Software use
  • CPSI Software use
  • Microsoft (Word, Excel) Software use
Work History
04/2020 to Current Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Community Health System | Jefferson City, TN,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed patient pain relief and sedation by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
01/2020 to 04/2020 Registered Nurse Corizon Health, Inc. | Lexington, KY,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
04/2019 to 12/2019 Certified Nursing Assistant Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. | North Richland Hills, TX,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Nurses informed of changes.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
Education
Expected in 09/2019 to to | Obstetrics Unitek College - Fremont, Fremont, CA, GPA:

Completion Subject for Internationally Graduate RN required for NCLEX-RN

Expected in 05/2018 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines, GPA:
  • Thesis: End-of-Life Planning Among Older Filipinos
  • Research Presenter, 1st International Nursing Education Practice and Research Conference
Expected in 03/2012 to to High School Diploma | College Of The Holy Spirit Of Tarlac, Tarlac City, Philippines, GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), January 2019 - January 2021
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), March 2019 - February 2022

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School Attended

  • Unitek College - Fremont
  • Saint Louis University
  • College Of The Holy Spirit Of Tarlac

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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