registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Nurse with 2 years of diverse experience in direct patient care on a Medical-Surgical nursing floor that specializes in a wide range of surgical patients. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing post-op patient needs for up to 7 patients. Prior experience includes 1 year experience as a nursing assistant in the Emergency Department.

  • Initiating and Maintaining IV Therapy
  • Management and Use of Central Venous Catheters
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Medication Administration
  • NG Tube, PEG Tube and Ostomy Management
  • Pre-Op and Post-Op care of surgical patients of many types.
  • Management of Wound Vacs, JP drains, and Hemovacs
  • Sterile Insertion and Management of Urinary Catheters
  • Titration and Management of Continuous Bladder Irrigation Therapy
  • Wound Care and Dressing Changes
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2019 to 07/2021
Ardent Health ServicesAthens, TX,
  • Organized and managed care of up to 6 surgical patients undergoing a wide range of surgeries.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Managed patient pain relief by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitored and responded to reactions and documented findings.
  • Utilized mobility devices including wheelchairs, slide sheets, Sara Steady, Sara Plus, Maxi mover, Hover mat and Hover Jack equipment to transfer patients to and from chairs and beds following all safety procedures to avoid injuries.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
Emergency Department Clinical Assistant, 06/2018 to 08/2019
Cleveland ClinicKipton, OH,
  • Performed EKG’s on all patients in the ED and delivered them to the physician for review within a timely manner.
  • Provided high quality CPR to patients in cardiac arrest.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as answering all phone calls coming through the ED, paging consulting and admitting physicians, activating STEMI and Stroke/RACE alert paging and obtaining old records from EMR or from other healthcare facilities.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels
  • Collected urine and stool specimens and sent to lab for testing.
  • Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs and stretchers.
  • Wiped down and cleaned patient rooms and equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient to reduce instances of infection.
  • Kept all rooms adequately stocked with all needed equipment.
Patient Registration Representative, 03/2012 to 06/2018
St Luke’s HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Visited patients' rooms to collect insurance and financial information required for registrations.
  • Distributed informational materials to patients, including necessary forms and important brochures covering hospital procedures and rules.
  • Verified and explained financial responsibilities to patients as well as payment options and potential collection procedures imposed upon patients and other responsible parties.
  • Obtained consent signatures and payments from patients and scanned identification and insurance cards and consent forms into EMR.
  • Provided lunch break relief to the triage greeter and the hospital operator.
Associate Of Applied Science: Registered Nursing , Expected in 05/2019
Owens Community College - Perrysburg, OH
  • Current RN license in the state of Ohio, RN.465377

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School Attended

  • Owens Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Emergency Department Clinical Assistant
  • Patient Registration Representative


  • Associate Of Applied Science

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