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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Notifying family members
  • Chronic disease management
  • Charting and documentation
  • Transcribing orders
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Precepting
  • Triaging
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Education Administration
  • Glucose Testing
  • Intramuscular Injections
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 01/2022 - Current
Texas Health Resources Stephenville, TX,
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
Registered Nurse, 09/2014 - 01/2022
Henry Ford Hospital Southgate, MI,
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Ordered lab tests and interpreted test results and maintained patient records.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to evaluate patient data and determine patient care plans.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider as needed.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 09/2014 - 09/2020
Bayada Home Health Care Mehoopany, PA,
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Provided immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and pursue optimal care.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout the care process.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Assisted with diagnostics and treatment by ordering timely laboratory tests and specialist consultations.
  • Input medical histories, symptoms, and vital statistics as part of the intake process.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Triaged patient issues to maximize efficiency.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2011 - 08/2014
Bayada Home Health Care Middleburg, FL, United States
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Performed numerous functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease CERTIFICATIONS.
  • BLS.
  • Management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Provided immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and pursue optimal care.
  • Collaborated with multiple Registered Nurses to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management, and wound management.
  • Managed patient care by closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
  • Triaged patient issues to maximize efficiency.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges by having to do full admission into a nursing home.
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns, and medically-relevant symptoms.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Input medical histories, symptoms and vital statistics as part of the intake process.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Minimized infection risk for patients and healthcare team members with thorough cleaning and sanitizing of rooms, equipment and devices.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1992
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Tremper High School - Kenosha, WI
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License Practical Nursing: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 10/2010
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Gateway Technical College - Kenosha, WI,
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2020
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Herzing University - Kenosha, Wisconsin,
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Certifications
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - August 2020 License Number 256357-30
  • Triage Training - December 2020
  • BLS for Healthcare Training - November 2023
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - August 2020 License number 256357-30
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tremper High School
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Herzing University

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • License Practical Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science

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