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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced professional focused on meeting or exceeding objectives seeking PMHNP position. Offers advanced training and knowledge of industry best practices. Recognized for leadership, planning abilities and clear, direct communication style.

Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 11/2019 to Current
Memorialcare Health SystemLaguna Woods, CA,

Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.

  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.

Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.

  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Progressive Care Registered Nurse, 06/2018 to 11/2019
Providence Health & ServicesSanta Rosa, CA,
  • Residency Program (1 yr program) Completion
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Performed routine wound care and dressing changes on schedule
  • Met with patients to discuss and distribute information on health maintenance and disease prevention
  • Performed Physical Assessment
  • Established Therapeutic Rapport with Patient
  • Came up with treatment plans and communicated with patients about options, medications, and self-management
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse, 05/2016 to 06/2018
FraserSaint Cloud, MN,
  • Managed patient care from 22-30 patients by closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments, and assisted with procedures
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs, and preferences up to 30 patients
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in point click care to keep team members informed of changing conditions
Licensed Practical Nurse, 07/2014 to 05/2016
GRACE HEALTH CARE, JACARANDA MANORCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated among interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs, and performed catheterizations
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs, and preferences for up to 30 patients
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Implemented de-escalated techniques during moments of psychiatric patients irritation and aggressive behaviors
Education
Master of Science: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRATITIONER , Expected in 08/2022 to Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:
  • Honor Roll 2021-2022
Bachelor of Science: NURSING, Expected in 10/2019 to Galen College of Nursing - Louisville, KY
GPA:
  • Dean's List 2018- 2019
  • Honoree of Bachelor Science in Nursing
Associate of Science: Nursing , Expected in 09/2017 to Galen College of Nursing - Louisville, KY
GPA:
Practical Nursing Program (LPN): Nursing , Expected in 01/2013 to Pasco Hernando State College - New Port Richey, FL,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI training) May 2020.
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification May 2020
  • BSN Leadership course- Nominated for the Resiliency Leadership Award
  • Accomplishments: Nominated for Daisy Award - First year as Registered Nurse. Student Nurse Preceptor. Completed Charge Nurse Education Course.
  • Appreciation and Acknowledgement - Thank you notes from patients and nursing students.
Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • American Psychiatric Nurse Association
Skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Decision-Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventive health
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Collecting vitals

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Galen College of Nursing
  • Galen College of Nursing
  • Pasco Hernando State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Progressive Care Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Practical Nursing Program (LPN)

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