registered nurse rn resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated and dedicated recent graduate of an RN-BSN program seeks Registered Nurse position. Healthcare experience coupled with past business ownership/management offers a unique perspective.  Candidate desires to work with a company that will offer continued professional growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Sound clinical judgment skills
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient/family focused
  • Thorough Physical Assessment Skills
  • Knowledge of bedside nursing skills including, but not limited to: IV initiation and management, Foley catheter insertion/removal and irrigation, NG tube insertion/ removal and drainage management, Gastric/enteric tube feeds, Chest tube management, Wound Care, Cardiac monitoring, Sterile dressing changes, Ostomy care 
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Solid background in addiction and co-occurring disorders, as well as mental health
  • Proven Management Skills 
  • Proficient in Meditech and Avatar documentation software
Work History
08/2016 to Current Registered Nurse (RN) Accura Healthcare | Caledonia, MN,


  • Utilize previously learned knowledge and skills to deliver care in a busy med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from admission to discharge for upwards of 6 patients per shift
  • Collaborate with physicians and other team members to coordinate patient care: Obtain and deliver shift reports, conduct initial assessments, document assessments and ongoing notes, administer medications and manage IVs, monitor patient progress, provide patient education, develop and contribute to nursing care plans, and perform various procedures as needed
  • 3 East Team Member of the Month- June 2017- An award voted on by unit peers for outstanding efforts in team work and bedside care
04/2013 to 07/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse Kaplan Development Group Llc | Bedford, NH,


  • Provided patient care in an adult in-patient chemical dependence detox unit and served as relief float nurse to Operation Par Long Term Treatment Care Facility and PAR Adolescent Behavioral Health Center
  • Handled all aspects of nursing treatment for up to 30 patients per shift: administered medications, observed and monitored client behaviors and responses to treatment, screened and recorded client withdrawal information on CIWAS-AR, COWS, and CIWA-B flow sheets, conducted individualized assessments on new admits and completed admission documentation, counseled and educated patients about health issues and wellness, lead educational programs for clients on the following issues: HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Infection Control, and TB, connected clients with community service and resource programs, conducted annual TB screening for employees and TB screening on all new clients, performed chart audits and reviews, worked closely with program physicians  and practitioners to ensure safe and effective care
  • Participated in professional conferences and workshops to stay abreast of new and developing information in the mental health and substance abuse field
Current to Current Owner-Operator Of Several Businesses Shamrock Enterprises/Emerald Isle Interior Insulation | City, STATE,


  • Increased sales from $250,000.00 to more than $1,000,000.00 in Shamrock Enterprises, Inc. first year of business
  • Managed all daily aspects of the businesses: Employee recruitment and retention, safety programs, financial operations including budget preparations and market forecasts, sales and marketing efforts, job specifications and proposals
  • Served as qualifying agent and primary construction license holder for Shamrock Enterprises, Inc.
Expected in December 2017 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Fl. GPA:
Expected in December 2015 to to Associate of Science | Nursing St Petersburg College, St Petersburg, FL GPA:
  • L.P.N. to R.N. transitional nursing program

Expected in August 2014 to to Associate of Arts | St Petersburg College, St Petersburg, FL GPA:

Expected in to to Spanish and Marketing Major | University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC GPA:
  •  Completed approximately 70 hours coursework in General Studies, Spanish and Business

Licenses and Certifications
  • Florida RN License # RN 9428216
  • BLS for Healthcare Professionals (CPR and AED) Expires 11/17
  • Florida Assisted Living Administrators Core Training, FL Certification #120823748

2014-2017 Presidents List - St. Petersburg College 

2013-2015 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

2012-2013 Technical Honor Society

1985 - Founding member of P.A.L.S.S.- A non-profit organization for the care and treatment of AIDS patients. Served as treasurer and community spokesperson, handled all financial aspects of the organization, headed fundraising activities, and worked with the medical community to plan and conduct programs to educate volunteers, healthcare professionals and the general public. 

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School Attended

  • St. Petersburg College
  • St Petersburg College
  • St Petersburg College
  • University of South Carolina

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse
  • Owner-Operator Of Several Businesses


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Spanish and Marketing Major

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