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registered nurse same day surgery resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
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. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Patient Examination
  • Admissions Screening
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Operational Procedures
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Abdominal Surgery
Work History
10/2019 to Current Registered Nurse, Same Day Surgery Emory Healthcare | Hapeville, GA,
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
02/2016 to 09/2019 Obstetrics Registered Nurse Adventist Health Nw | Kansas City, MO,
  • Monitored labs, examined ultrasounds and informed mothers on what to expect in stages of pregnancy.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Assessed infant health directly after birth using APGAR and monitored health for specified amount of time for any changes in status.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Performed vital signs checks and administered vaccinations to infants following birth.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
09/2008 to 12/2015 RN Central Maine Medical Center | Fryeburg, ME,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
Education
Expected in 08/2021 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Rogers State University, Claremore, OK GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rogers State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Same Day Surgery
  • Obstetrics Registered Nurse
  • RN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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