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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over [Number] years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in [Type] environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Hardworking nursing professional bringing [Number]+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to [Type] patients. Knowledgeable about [Type] and [Type] requirements and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • KanTime Software
  • Triaging
  • Shared Governance
Work History
05/2014 to Current Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Veterans Health Administration | Kerrville, TX,
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Utilized [Software] and [Software] to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as [Type] and [Type].
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, PACU and recovery, dialysis, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services.
  • Administered [Type] testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and [Action].
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures, including setting up and monitoring chest tubes, [Type] and [Type].
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Led successful [Number]-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Precepted new dialysis nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices.
03/2014 to 05/2015 Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse Northwest Hospital | N., WA,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of [Type] patients in challenging [Type] environment.
  • Updated patient charts using [Software] with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Managed [Number] nurses and nursing activities in [Number]-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Led successful [Number]-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to [Number] patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including [Type] and [Type] procedures.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including [Type] and [Type] to keep patient charts updated.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
05/2012 to 03/2014 Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse Northwest Hospital | Of, WA,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Identified [Type] and [Type] conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of [Type] patients in challenging [Type] environment.
  • Updated patient charts using [Software] with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Managed [Number] nurses and nursing activities in [Number]-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to [Number] patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Led successful [Number]-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including [Type] and [Type] procedures.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including [Type] and [Type] to keep patient charts updated.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • 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.
  • Directed nursing activities for [Number] departments at [Number]-bed hospital with [Number]+ employees, providing guidance to nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for [Type] rehabilitation unit.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over [Number] patients daily.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Cared for patients in [Number]-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Administered [Type] testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and [Action].
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
Education
Expected in 05/2014 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Science | Nursing Paul D Camp Community College, Franklin, VA GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 Certified Nurses Aide | Nursing Pruden Center For Industry, Windsor, VA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2005 High School Diploma | Miami Springs Senior High School, Miami Springs, FL GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed [Job Title] - [Timeframe]
  • Certified [Job Title], [Company Name] - [Timeframe]
  • [Area of certification], [Company Name] - [Timeframe]
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Timeframe]

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Paul D Camp Community College
  • Pruden Center For Industry
  • Miami Springs Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certified Nurses Aide
  • High School Diploma

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