registered nurse medical surgical unit resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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BSN: Nursing, Expected in 12/2022
FIU ( Florida International University) - Miami, Florida,
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
Mercy Hospital College of Nursing - Miami, Florida,
High School Diploma: General Studies, Expected in 06/2009
Christopher Columbus High School - Miami, Florida,
Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Recipient of 2 Pineapple Awards from Baptist Hospital for outstanding dedication to patient care.
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Acute Illness
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilization
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
  • Blood Product Transfusion
  • Electronic Charting
  • Ostomy Care
  • Ng Tube
  • First Aid
  • EMR Systems
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2021 to Current
United Surgical Partners InternationalWest Palm Beach, FL,
  • Monitor patients' responses and report any unusual findings to nurse supervisor
  • Work 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.
  • Arrange surgeries with surgical team, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Effectively prioritize assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Confer with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collaborate with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Document vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus; to include ostomy care.
  • Update patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Administer medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Test and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Inform patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Provided Total Patient Care including G-Tube, Tracheostomy Care, and Straight Cath
CVS In-Store Vaccination Team Member , 01/2021 to 03/2022
Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School DistrictWhite Bear Lake, MN,
  • Responsible for dilution of COVID-19 vaccine, processing patients through there EMR system and administration of vaccine
  • Responsible for preservation and temperature control of vaccine which includes dry ice and monitoring of specific temperature range
  • Responsible for administering Influenza vaccines and documenting patients through EMR system
  • Administered vaccinations via intramuscular injection and completed proper documentation.
  • Completed screening questions with patients following CDC guidelines.
  • Wore face mask, eye protection, medical gloves, and PPE.
  • Managed situations in compliance with legal requirements and with minimal risk to patient and institution.
School Nurse-Per Diem, 01/2018 to 01/2020
EDU Health CareCity, STATE,
  • Provided one-to-one nursing care for multiple pediatric diagnoses to include Diabetes, Seizure Disorder without Diastat, G-Tube, Autism, and Cerebral Palsy
  • Oversaw health services for assigned students Pre-K through 12th grades within 40 public schools in Miami-Dade County
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to School Nurse Supervisor
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security of student
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
Licensed School Nurse, 01/2017 to 01/2018
Integrity Health ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Primary nurse for students with diagnoses of Diabetes and Seizure Disorders
  • Attended to general student population for incidental injuries, or illnesses
  • Performed daily medication administration/supervision
  • Administered and monitored P.R.N Medications,
  • Created, and developed Medical Administrative Records
  • Obtained parental authorizations for medication administration
  • Performed diabetic teaching, monitored Insulin administration
  • Developed and implemented ]Individualized Seizure Prevention Protocol that was effective in decreasing frequency of Absent Seizures from 1:week to 1:month
  • Assisted with health screenings
  • Oversaw health services for school of 2500 students and faculty
  • BCLS -Basic Cardiac Life Support Certified
  • Multi-State Registered Nurse, R.N. Licensure

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • FIU ( Florida International University)
  • Mercy Hospital College of Nursing
  • Christopher Columbus High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • CVS In-Store Vaccination Team Member
  • School Nurse-Per Diem
  • Licensed School Nurse


  • BSN
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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