registered nurse rn resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Dedicated, skilled RN with 10 years healthcare experience in geriatric care at Jewish Home of San Francisco. Recognized by peers and patients for competent and compassionate care. Awarded "Best Employee of the Month" (February 2010).Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.
Professional Experience
11/2010 to Current Registered Nurse RN Promedica Senior Care | Novi, MI,
  • Charge nurse in a 44 bed unit.
  • Acts as a clinical resource person for LVNs and CNAs.
  • Directed and supervised less skilled nursing or healthcare personnel to ensure that patient needs are met.
  • Provided direct patient care with dignity and respect.
  • Meticulous administration of medications and treatments.
  • Responsible for every shift reporting of patient's condition, changes, issues and concern to incoming and outcoming shifts.
  • Applied best practices in the nursing process and maintain high standards of care with full adherence to patient's rights and privacy.
  • Assumed delegated responsibilities for the day to day management and supervision of the unit in the absence of the unit manager.
  • Assumed unit manager responsibilities as assigned.
  • Keeping track records of the patient's medication, appointments etc.
  • Handled the queries and problems of the patient and their families and resolve them.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained the changes in the unit regarding prioritization and delegation.
  • Managed and monitored special or invasive equipment and devices such as colostomy, catheter, gastrointestinal/JT tubes, peripheral and central IV lines.
  • Assessed/monitored, record and report symptoms and changes in patient's conditions.
  • Collaborate with team members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families.
  • Documented data relating to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, patient response, or treatment changes.
  • Managed complex and potentially serious medical problems such as infections, wound care, IV therapy, and bedridden patients.
  • Assisted in the rehabilitative therapy of patient after hospitalization for injury or illness.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Obtained and recorded patients' vital statistics (temperature, PR,RR,B/P, height and weight) Skillfully performed suture removals for post ORIF patients.
09/2005 to 01/2010 Licensed Vocational Nurse San Ysidro Health Center | El Cajon, CA,
  • Responsible for a 44 bed unit with patients' of diverse medical needs.
  • Provided compassionate care.
  • Collected labs specimens as ordered by the physician (urine, stools, wound, sputum).
  • Assisted with clerical tasks such as daily/monthly reports and patient record processing.
  • Answered the telephone and give appropriate information.
  • Supervised the activities of nursing assistants and participates in the provision of resident care as the need arises.
  • Assisted with vaccine and pharmacy inventory control.
  • Arranged dated supplies in order of expiration.
  • Replenished supplies in work area.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients/residents that needs from minimal to total assistance with their activities of daily living.
  • Obtained and record vital signs, heights and weights to assist with patient screening as needed.
  • Performed assigned responsible patient care, utilizing specialized knowledge in the techniques, methods, procedures, and equipment required in support of the professional staff.
  • Observed, recorded and reported unusual conditions or behaviors to Registered Nurse and Nurse Supervisor on duty or Unit manager.
  • Conscientious administration of medications, vaccines, treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  • Performed various nursing procedures including urinary catheterizations, enemas, GT/JT feeding, post mortem care, suction and oxygen administration , urine collection and stool collection for Guiac testing , neurological and vital signs monitoring.
2005 to 07/2005 Certified Nursing Assistant Careone | Somerset, NJ,
  • Assist with patient's assessment and care planning.Check and record vital signs. Measure height and weight. Measure intake and output. Report and record observations of patient's conditions.
  • Assisted patients in meeting nutrition and elimination needs.Check and pass food trays. Feed patients. Provide fresh drinking water and nourishments. Assist with bed pans, urinals and commodes. Empty urine collection bags. Assist with colostomy care. Observe feces and urine. Monitor intake and output.
  • Assisted patients with mobility.Turn and position patients. Provide range of motion exercises. Transfer patients to wheelchair/stretcher. Assist with ambulation..
  • Assisted patients with personal hygiene and grooming.Bathe patients. Provide nail and hair care. Give oral hygiene. Provide denture care. Shave patients. Assist with dressing and undressing.
  • Assisted with patient comfort and anxiety relief.Protect patient privacy and maintain confidentiality. Keep call signal within patient's reach. Answer call signal promptly. Provide orientation to the room or unit and to other visitors and patients. Assist patients with communication. Protect personal possessions. Provide diversional activities. Give backrubs. Prepare hot & cold applications .
  • Assist in promoting patient safety and environmental cleanliness.
Education and Training
Expected in 2001 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing (BSN) Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical, , GPA:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)-2005 Jewish Home for the Aged, San Francisco, CA

Additional Information

Best employee of the month ( February 2010)


Registered Nurse (California) # 787329 ISSUE DATE: 10/29/10 EXP DATE: 04/30/16

Licensed Vocational Nurse (California) #216238 ISSUE DATE: 08/08/05 EXP DATE: 04/30/11

American Heart Association (#AB334360-HCP) ISSUE DATE: 10/16/13 EXP DATE: 10/16/15

  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Strong medical ethic. Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Intravenous therapy management (Saline lock, Heplock and PICC line)
  • Computerized charting (HMX/Vision)
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Infection control standards expertise
  • Enthusiastic caregiver with great bedside manner
  • Advanced problem-solving
  • Great organizational skills

Bi-lingual in English, Tagalog and basic Russian language

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School Attended

  • Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse RN
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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