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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Skilled at developing comprehensive post-treatment plans with patients and doctors for quality healthcare. Committed to patient education and advocacy.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient discharging
  • Medical assessment
  • Documenting vitals
  • Patient care planning
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Patient Care
  • Emotional awareness
  • Family and patient support
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Patient Management
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Taking vitals
  • Patient education and counseling
Experience
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2007 to 09/2010
Pacific Medical CentersVan Nuys, CA,
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Registered Nurse, Medical Rehab , 09/2005 to 07/2007
Medical College Of WisconsinGreen Bay, WI,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Registered Nurse, 03/2005 to 06/2005
Pacific Medical CentersBattle Ground, WA,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 06/2002 to 03/2005
CAMC General HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Promoted safe and calm environment for complex patients by keeping services, supplies and necessary equipment on hand.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Represented health care facility in professional community organizations, maintaining high level of professionalism.
  • Specialized in nursing care for patients requiring continuous and comprehensive observation and acute trauma patients with multitudes of injuries.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2002 to St Mary’s School of Nursing - Huntington, WV,
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School Attended

  • St Mary’s School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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