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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 22 years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skills
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Preventative Health
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2018 - Current
Pacific Medical Centers Central Point, OR,
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Monitored patients after surgical operations to evaluate patient care .
  • Managed caseload of 1-6 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Cared for patients in 25-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
Hospice Nurse, 09/2016 - Current
Department Of Veterans Affairs Superior, WI,
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plan for each hospice patient while following physician instructions.
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 02/2003 - 01/2019
Pacific Medical Centers Eagle Point, OR,
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to 4-7 patients daily.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in
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Charles Stewart Mott Community College - Flint, MI
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School Attended

  • Charles Stewart Mott Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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