registered nurse pain management resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 30 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Infant CPR Certified
  • Neonatal ICU Procedures
  • BAC Screen/Drug Screen Collection Ability
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Education and Counseling
  • Wound Care Specialist
  • Coordinating Referrals
  • Medical Assessment
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Nursing Staff Leadership
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
Education and Training
State University of New York At Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY, Expected in 05/1991 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Every Semester for 4 Years - Dean's List
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau, 1991
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1991-Present
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Wound Care Certified - 2019-Present
Geisinger - Registered Nurse, Pain Management
Curwensville, PA, 03/2022 - Current
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Benedictine Health System - RN Case Manager
Twin Cities (Support Center), MN, 04/2015 - 12/2022
  • Developed patient care plans, overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
  • Updated and maintained discharge plan of care with physician, members of healthcare team, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Incorporated appropriate nursing methods to create individualized care plans.
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning and integrated services for patients requiring home care, home infusion and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Administered medications and treatment plans in accordance with physician orders.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Participated in on-call rotations, delivering daily continuous quality care to patients.
  • Trained, guided and mentored home healthcare providers to ensure all objectives were met.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Coordinated with vendors and suppliers and negotiated medical equipment and supply prices.
Southcoast Health System - Wellness Director
Middletown, RI, 09/2008 - 02/2015
  • Met care coverage demands by setting effective schedules and delegating assignments.
  • Cultivated strong family support to maximize care outcomes for wellness approaches.
  • Established initial service plans in ECS and updated care strategies to flex with changing demands.
  • Enhanced care quality and increased patient protections by eliminating knowledge gaps and improving staff performance.
  • Oversaw wellness care teams to keep performance in compliance with safety standards and legal regulations.
  • Managed nursing and personal care services offered to 100 residents.
  • Built and established lasting relationships using encouragement and personal support.
  • Conducted needs assessments and surveys to determine interest in wellness and fitness programs, events and services.
  • Educated local community residents about available health and wellness resources.
  • Launched wellness plans to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity.
  • Selected and supervised event hosts and health, fitness and wellness practitioners.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Supervised and educated staff of LPNs and HHAs.
  • Managed 40 patient Memory Care Unit.
Southside Hospital - RN Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 05/1992 - 09/2006
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Performed nursing rounds to complete scheduled tasks and interact with patients.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Treated and monitored wounds using liquid skin, sutures and bandages.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Performed Antepartum Care. Performed and educated patients on Post Partum Care. Mother/baby Care.
  • Performed Care in Well baby Nursery.
  • Participated in High Risk Deliveries while working in Neonatal ICU.

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School Attended

  • State University of New York At Stony Brook

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pain Management
  • RN Case Manager
  • Wellness Director
  • RN Staff Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science

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