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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Versatile Registered Nurse with over 14 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Liver Transplant and Geriatric units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes. caring, hardworking and team-working.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Wound care
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • SBAR communication
  • Electronic Health Records Training
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Patient Care
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Taking vitals
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Patient discharging
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
Experience
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2007 - Current
Ardent Health Services Pocatello, ID,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
Epic Credentialed Trainer, 10/2012 - 04/2013
Gw Medical Faculty Associates Silver Spring, MD,
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Documented training activities and changes to analyze program effectiveness.
  • Administered course content, schedules and attendance utilizing learning management system (LMS).
  • Leveraged simulations, team exercises and group discussions to increase training program engagement.
  • Performing practice exams, exercise documents and interactive videos of training content on paperless charting and print materials to nursing employees.
Registered Nurse, Geriatric/Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2007 - 10/2012
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Verified that elderly patients felt welcomed in compassionate care setting by employing well-honed listening and communication skills.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Spoke with geriatric patients and caregivers, asking questions to determine illnesses, conditions and current medications.
  • Evaluated patients suffering from both chronic conditions like arthritis or acute conditions such as injuries related to falls.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Discussed benefits of proper nutrition and side effects from medication with patients.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 26-bed medical-surgical unit.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 12/2013
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University of Phoenix - Torrance, CA,
GPA:
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2006
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Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Los Angeles, CA
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Epic Credentialed Trainer
  • Registered Nurse, Geriatric/Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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