Registered Nurse Pacu Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Skilled at improving processes, maximizing team productivity and reducing costs to achieve sustainable nursing home operations. Familiar with employee motivation and retention strategies, resident relations and accreditation requirements.

  • Intravenous therapy
  • Managing deadlines
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient Management
  • Care Plan Development
  • Direct Patient Care
  • OSHA safety expert
  • HIPAA education
Work History
Registered Nurse, PACU, 04/2020 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsColumbus, OH,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
Registered Nurse Case Manager, 07/2017 to Current
Vitas HealthcareSaint Augustine, FL,
    • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs
    • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed
    • Educated patients and loved ones about different treatment options and outside care approaches, reducing burden on hospital resources
    • Consulted with clinicians to devise and manage effective ongoing care plans for at-risk patients
    • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
    • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
    • Participated in patient and family planning process, as well as provided instructions and addressed question and concerns
    • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods
    • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance and changes
    • Prepared clinical notes and updates for review by primary physician
    • Directed appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing processes and protocols
    • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
    • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required
    • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes
    • Examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses, injuries and current medications
    • Coordinated rehabilitative and preventive nursing processes and procedures
    • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
    • Followed all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians
    • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
    • Created patient assessments and plans for individual home care needs
    • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns
    • Coordinated with interdisciplinary professionals to develop plans of care, administer tests and monitor patient status
    • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes
Registered Nurse, 01/2017 to 07/2017
Beaumont HospitalsWarren, MI,
    • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
    • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
    • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
    • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
    • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
    • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
    • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
    • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
    • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
    • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
    • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management
    • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
    • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
Registered Nurse, 05/2016 to 01/2017
Beaumont HospitalsBeverly Hills, MI,
    • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
    • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
    • Interacted with child welfare personnel and social workers in cases involving concerns about overall well-being.
    • Aided in designing healthcare plans for pediatric patients based on individual medical needs and living situations.
    • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.
    • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 08/2013 to 04/2016
Erickson LivingFairfax, VA,
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, and other daily living activities
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing
  • Cared for over 40 patients each day with quality-driven support
  • Collaborated with several other nursing staff and therapist to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2016
Clarendon College - Pampa, TX
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • BLS- Basic Life Support

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School Attended
  • Clarendon College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, PACU
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Associate Degree in Nursing