registered nurse pcu resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced in Nursing Sciences for 10 years and licensed in Puerto Rico and Florida with strong clinical and people skills. Fluent in Spanish-English. Professionally trained with experience and excellent communication skills ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Trauma and Emergency Department as my expertise area, serving to a diverse population with different acute critical care conditions. Professionally trained to care for patients of different cultures and backgrounds.

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Acute care expertise
  • High level of autonomy
  • Culturally competent care 
  • Patient/family focused
  • Venipuncture/blood draw expert
  • Chest pain management expert 
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal expertise.
  • Qualified critical care nurse
  • Women's health exams
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Precepting
  • Pre- and post-surgical care
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Clinical judgment
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Safe NG tube insertion and removal
  • Patient and family advocacy
Work History
Registered Nurse PCU, 05/2017 to Current
AdventhealthMilbrook, NC,
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Initiated audit process to evaluate thoroughness of documentation and maintenance of facility standards.
  • Closely collaborated with management team to make necessary improvements and satisfy resident needs.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Effectively managed clinical oversight for 30-bed unit.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to ensure client satisfaction and compliance with set standards.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, Arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Created and maintained computerized record management systems to record and process data and generate reports.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Specialized in the nursing care of patients with chemical dependency.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Registered Nurse Emergency Department, 08/2009 to 04/2017
Atlantic Health SystemHackettstown, NJ,
  • Properly treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, Asthma, COPD, GSW, Stroke, TIA\'s, Pneumonia, Pneumothorax, Stabbing Wounds, DKA\'s, Overdose, Multiple Traumas.ect.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness.
  • Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
  • Examined patients and dispensed contraceptives and other medications as needed.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute and trauma conditions.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to The emergency department.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses, Monitored fluid intake and output level on dialysis patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson\'s, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer\'s.
Secretary and Nursing Assistant, 01/2007 to 07/2009
Medical OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Medical Office Dr.
  • Texidor - San Lorenzo, P.R.
  • Sourced and ordered office equipment and supplies.
  • Maintained appropriate filing of personal and professional documentation.
  • Created new physical and computer-based files.
  • Adhered to all facility, company and legal guidelines.
  • Reviewed charts and flag incomplete or inaccurate information.
  • Received and processed medical records requests.
  • Obtained patient releases for dissemination of information.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.
  • Provided patient education.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification. : , Expected in 2018 to American Heart Association - ,
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Sciences, Expected in 2010 to Columbia Central University - Caguas, P.R.
: Associate of Science: Nursing Sciences, Expected in 2008 to Columbia Central University - Caguas, PR
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2004 to Jose Campeche High School - San Lorenzo, P.R.
Fluent in Spanish and English.

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School Attended

  • American Heart Association
  • Columbia Central University
  • Columbia Central University
  • Jose Campeche High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse PCU
  • Registered Nurse Emergency Department
  • Secretary and Nursing Assistant


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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