registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with 1 years of experience as an RN and 4 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse offering comprehensive patient care in office settings and medical/ surgical environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Personal Care Needs
  • EMR / EHR
  • Precepting
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2020 to Current
Ardent Health ServicesJacksonville, TX,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 5-6 patients daily.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures, including setting up and monitoring chest tubes.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Managed patient pain relief and sedation by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 04/2020 to Current
Marathon HealthLawrence, KS,
  • Managed patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Used aseptic techniques, to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Provided high level of individualized care to adult patients across multiple medical specialties.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2017 to 04/2020
Marathon HealthLexington, SC,
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
Licensed Practical Nurse/Surgical Nurse, 10/2016 to 08/2017
Dermatology Associates Of Tallahassee. Armand B. Cognetta, JrCity, STATE,
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques.
  • Assisted surgeons with Mohs surgical technique by providing proper medical instruments.
  • Maintained sterile surgical environment and secured confidential data to protect patients' health and privacy.
  • Created warm, supportive atmosphere to keep patients feeling safe and comfortable immediately before and after surgery.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Registered Nurse Degree (ADN): Nursing , Expected in 08/2020
North Florida College - Madison, FL,
Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing , Expected in 10/2016
Lively Technical Center - Tallahassee, FL
Associate of Arts: , Expected in 10/2015
Tallahassee Community College - Tallahassee, FL,
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Basic Life Support

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School Attended

  • North Florida College
  • Lively Technical Center
  • Tallahassee Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/Surgical Nurse


  • Registered Nurse Degree (ADN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate of Arts

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