Livecareer-Resume

Registered Nurse Medical Surgical Unit Resume Example

Love this resume?

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:
Summary

I am a caring, hardworking Pediatric Registered Nurse with over 40 yrs of

of Pediatric experience. My experience here at ACH has been in the PICU for a number of years then moving on to the Special Staffing Team were I gained more experience in working in the Heart Center, Burn Unit , NICU, ER and the Med-Surg. areas. I have worked in the Progressive Care Unit for the last few years. I am a very flexible RN and have worked all shifts to help accomadate staffing

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Bi-lingual in English and [language]
  • Ventilator care
  • Mobility assistance
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Documenting vitals
  • Critical care
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Patient Care
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • SBAR communication
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Nursing Plan Development
Experience
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/1995 to Current
Emory Healthcare Stone Mountain, GA,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Promoted safe and calm environment for complex patients by keeping services, supplies and necessary equipment on hand.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Confirmed proper functioning of life support equipment such as ventilators and feeding tubes.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
Critical Care Registered Nurse Traveler, 10/1992 to 08/1995
Hca Gainesville, FL,
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.v
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
Registered Nurse Pediatric ICU, 01/1973 to 09/1992
University Of California Irvine City, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • 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.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Documented all therapies, including [Type] and [Type] to keep patient charts up-to-date.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: , Expected in 05/1975
to
Regents Univ. of New York - New York, NY,
GPA:

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:

68Fair

Resume Strength

  • Personalization
  • Target Job

Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Regents Univ. of New York
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse Traveler
  • Registered Nurse Pediatric ICU
Degrees
  • Associate of Science