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registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Student Precepting
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Diagnostic Software
Education
Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, IN Expected in 12/2011 Bachelor of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH Expected in 11/2007 Associate of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
  • Dean's List Fall,2005
  • Dean's List Fall,2007
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Clayton, OH Expected in 12/2003 Certificate of Licensed Practical Nursing : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Certifications

Basic Life Support Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification


Work History
Alliance Community Hospital - Clinical Instructor
, , Kettering, OH 01/2023 - Current
  • Implemented new educational techniques to boost student comprehension while reducing learning time.
  • Led daily operations by providing laboratory instruction, student advisement and industry best practices.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Implemented instructional presentations to communicate coursework goals.
  • Delivered individualized instruction on observation, assessment, decision-making and patient health teaching.
  • Instructed students on how to perform head-to-toe assessments on patients and how to intervene in medical emergencies.
  • Supervised students when administering medications to maintain patient safety.
  • Provided nursing skill demonstrations for medication administration, dressing changes, and clinical logs.
  • Distributed course syllabus and communicated course standards and learning objectives to students.
  • Analyzed clinical settings' effectiveness in helping students achieve course and program outcomes.
  • Incorporated instructional aids and motivational strategies to eradicate learning gaps.
Aveanna Healthcare - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
, , Kettering, OH 04/2022 - Current
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical presentation, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
, , 04/2020 - 03/2022
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Monitored hemodynamic variances to identify signs of life-threatening complications.
Dayton Children's - Registered Nurse, Advanced Care
, , 09/2012 - 04/2020
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Company Name - Registered Nurse, Advanced Care
, , 08/2008 - 08/2012
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Company Name - Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse
, , 06/2004 - 08/2008
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing proactive communication with parents and children.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Identified common pediatric and adolescent illnesses to plan and implement interventions and management.
  • Thrived in high volume atmosphere providing care ranging from wellness visits to illnesses, injuries, and life-threatening conditions.
  • Asked parents pre-determined questions based on age of child.
  • Helped young patients feel comfortable with procedures and immunizations.
  • Provided bedside care and treatment for patients in Pediatric/Surgical units.
  • Provided educational support to patients and families to inform them of procedures.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
Additional Information

I have continued to grow and learn as a nurse. Over the past year I have been an alternate team leader on a busy medical-surgical floor. It is my desire to continue to grow in leadership so I can continue to help and serve not only my patients but my co-workers as well. We are a team.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Miami Valley Career Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Advanced Care
  • Registered Nurse, Advanced Care
  • Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate of Licensed Practical Nursing

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