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registered nurse medical surgical unit covid resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Texas State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Medical, LTAC, and Telemetry care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Medical care while driving innovation. Presently serving in the Texas State Guard Medical Batalion.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Medication administration expert
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Documenting vitals
  • Culturally-sensitive care
Experience
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit / Covid, 07/2020 to 09/2020
Dupage Medical GroupOrland Park, IL,
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Confirmed proper functioning of life support equipment such as ventilators and feeding tubes.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
RN Staff Nurse, 03/2020 to 07/2020
Dupage Medical GroupItasca, IL,
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
RN Staff Nurse, 02/2014 to 12/2019
Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc.City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
LVN /RN Case Manager, 02/1996 to 09/2010
Everlasting Home Health CareCity, STATE,
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Administered general care to patients, including recording of temperature and blood pressure, wound dressing and diagnostic testing.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Provided training and supervision to 32-member staff in Home health unit.
  • Worked with DON and CEO to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
Education and Training
Certificate- LPN: Nursing Practice, Expected in 08/1990 to Army Academy of Health Sciences - Ft. Sam Houston, TX.,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing RN, Expected in 12/2007 to St. Philips College - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Practice, Expected in to UT ARLINGTON - Dallas, TX,
GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
  • Recipient of Governor's Meritorious Award, and Awards for Medical Service to the State of Texas
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Presently
  • ACLS Certified Presently
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School Attended

  • Army Academy of Health Sciences
  • St. Philips College
  • UT ARLINGTON

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit / Covid
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • LVN /RN Case Manager

Degrees

  • Certificate- LPN
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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