registered nurse swat nurse resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Ambitious Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.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.

Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Critical care
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Neurological monitoring
  • Thermoregulation
  • Metabolic function monitoring
  • Therapy management
  • Invasive and non-invasive vital signs
  • Hemodynamics monitoring
  • Organ donor procedures
  • Advanced Life Support
  • ECG
  • Respiratory maintenance
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Renal function management
  • Specialization ICU expert
  • OSHA safety expert
  • Sanitation
  • Evaluations
  • Family advocacy
  • IV setup
  • HIPAA education
  • Patient Management
  • Allergy Management
  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Patient Care
  • Organization and Planning
  • Infection Control
  • Treatment Planning
  • Postoperative Care
  • Patient and family education
  • Critical care nursing
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Removing sutures
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventive health
  • Medication Administration
  • Health screening
  • Physical assessments
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • PJessical nutrition
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Care Plan Development
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Foley catheters
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Disease specialization
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Critical care
  • Chest pain management
  • Infection control measures
  • Staff supervision
  • Vaccine administration
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Patient discharge
Work History
Registered Nurse/ Swat Nurse , 07/2017 to Current
Adventist Health SystemLake Placid, FL,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.

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Critical Care ICU Registered Nurse Lead, 07/2017 to Current
Capri CommunitiesWaukesha, WI,
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Delivered top-notch care exceeding department, hospital and Joint Commission standards.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Completed diagnostic tests and patient assessments to evaluate treatment progress.
  • Assisted patients initially and every Timeframe to maintain current understanding of conditions and presentations.
  • Counseled patients and families on treatments, care options and discharge instructions.
  • Documented work in System and updated patients' charts with orders and observations.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to Type patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Triaged patients and delegated treatment needs to qualified staff and specialized departments.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in Type critical care units.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
Nurse Manager, 07/2017 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsMiddleton, WI,
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Engaged and participated in consults, patient care plan development and patient monitoring.
  • Reviewed department performance and adjusted coverage to compensate for changing conditions.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Worked at least Number hours per month as floor nurse to maintain clinical proficiency.
  • Managed Number nurses and nursing activities in Number-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Evaluated skills of nursing personnel and verified staff certifications for validity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Delivered expert case management, milieu management, medication administration and emergency intervention.
  • Conducted patient assessments and developed treatment plans.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Fostered improvement in staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
Clinical Nurse Leader, 05/2004 to Current
Anne Carlsen Center For ChildrenJamestown, ND,
  • Oversaw admissions and discharges and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment, expected outcomes and discharge instructions, serving as advisory resource to patients and families to facilitate recovery.
  • Evaluated nursing staff's performance and developed education programs and professional development opportunities to improve individual and team competencies, clinical knowledge and delivery of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians and interdisciplinary teams to devise and manage individualized plans of care.
  • Advocated for patients' physical, psychosocial, developmental, spiritual and emotional needs during planning.
  • Manage Number nurses across Number-bed Type unit.
  • Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel.
  • Fostered improvement in staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
  • Documented all aspects of care following facility and Medicare standards, creating accurate patient records of all interactions and interventions to sustain continuity of care.
  • Facilitated family support groups, psycho-education and coaching sessions.
  • Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services.
  • Counseled families to improve communication.
  • Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks.
  • Cared for up to Number patients during night shift and through ventilator management.
  • Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper wound care to achieve unit and facility goals.
  • Supported patient self-advocacy within family relationships and during treatment plans.
  • Directed day-to-day nursing and operational functions for Number-bed nursing rehabilitative facility, ensuring exceptional delivery of care when developing well-rounded nursing teams.
  • Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses and Type staff.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Conducted rounds with physicians, advising physicians on patients' conditions and assisting in coordinating diagnostic testing and follow up appointments to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Performed head-to-toe physical assessments, prioritizing treatment and delegating assignments to maintain patient flows.
  • Responded to behavioral and medical crises codes.
  • Supervised team of Number nurses and Number clinical nursing assistants.
  • Coordinated departmental operations according to administrative, legal and medical guidelines.
  • Sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance.
  • Provided comprehensive care to patients in rehabilitative unit.
  • Initiated care plan and actualized appropriate interventions and treatment.
  • Developed adolescent program targeting process groups and family education.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Won Type Award makes connections with patients.
Leadership Team Member, 05/2004 to Current
SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties.
  • Facilitated training for associates through daily coaching and regular performance appraisals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of company mission and goals and mentored employees in reaching objectives aligned with company core values.
  • Adhered to rigorous standards for customer service, merchandising and operational safety.
  • Molded team and embraced change to adapt within dynamic market.
  • Assisted Job title with new hire processing and existing training programs.
  • Initiated timely response to emails, voicemails and written correspondence.
  • Built strong relationships with customers through positive attitude and attentive response.
  • Verified confidential budget reports remained up-to-date for Job title.
  • Assisted Type offices with business development and customer service.
  • Positioned as go-to person for up to Number staff members, troubleshooting complex administrative and training issues promptly.
  • Coordinated weekly meetings for internal and external groups.
  • Enabled revenue generation by pursuing partnerships, sourcing funding and capitalizing on market opportunities.
  • Established clear and competitive goals, growth roadmaps and strategic business plans.
  • Managed and organized internal communication to hold staff accountable to priorities.
  • Researched, proposed and implemented vendor agreements to decrease costs and improve services.
  • Implemented company policies, technical procedures and standards for preserving integrity and security of data, reports and access.
  • Organized due diligence in preparation for sale of business unit.
  • Earned company exceptional ratings and testimonials from clients and industry organizations.
  • Generated and developed leads, using Type technique, networking and Type system to acquire new clients.
  • Reviewed and approved individual division budgets, fiscal reports, proposed activities and staffing level impacting department budget.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Assessed Type performance and adjusted operations to attain objectives.
  • Directed staff and managed annual capital budget.
  • Cultivated and strengthened lasting client relationships using Skill and Skill.
  • Developed business plan and raised $AmountM in first round of venture funding.
  • Evaluated expenses and set appropriate budget levels.
  • Worked with Job title to create prototypes of new designs and training materials.
  • Provided administrative support to principal in areas of calendar management, domestic and international travel arrangements and reconciliation of personal bank accounts.
  • Planned, managed and directed daily board operations to increase revenue and reduce costs through P&L analysis.
  • Partnered with managers to identify and capitalize on sales trends and brand initiatives.
  • Modeled exceptional customer service and mentored associates on direct link between revenue growth and customer loyalty.
Nurse Technician, 05/2004 to 06/2017
SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Comforted anxious patients before procedures and listened to concerns, offering support and compassion.
  • Performed venipuncture and administered vaccinations for patients between ages of Number and Number.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Coordinated with appropriate administrative staff to address clinical, operational and financial questions.
  • Supported patients across various hospitals with both physical and emotional needs.
  • Assisted patients with basic care needs.
  • Restocked supplies in front office and in patient exam rooms to stay in line with expected patient levels.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Equipped patients with assistance required for basic care.
  • Utilized effective communication and active listening skills when interacting with physicians, nursing staff and patients.
  • Assisted with patients, supported physical and emotional needs across multiple sites and locations.
  • Facilitated activities such as reading, writing and games to provide entertainment and engagement.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Reviewed physician's calendar and scheduled patient appointments by telephone and in-person.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Engaged others with variety of activities such as reading, writing and games for entertainment purposes.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Helped over Number patients per day, both psychologically and emotionally to facilitate quick recovery.
  • Worked with Job Titles and related staff to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Provided personal hygiene assistance, giving baths and performing dress changes for patients.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Assisted patients with mobility by providing physical support and pushing wheelchairs.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.

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  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Aided patients with personal hygiene by giving baths, dressing and assisting in feeding.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Interviewed patients to current symptoms and medical histories.
  • Maintained stringent hygiene standards of unit with disinfection and consistent restock of all equipment.
  • Interpreted Type and Type results.
  • Corresponded with appropriate doctors to report any changes occurring in patients' health.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Provided prompt and accurate services such as CPR and first aid during emergencies.
  • Prepared and maintained records of patient progress and services performed to report changes in patient condition.
Associate Degree In Nursing: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2017 to Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing - Geneva, NY
Bachelor Of Science: Nursing , Expected in 08/2021 to Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT

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School Attended

  • Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse/ Swat Nurse
  • Critical Care ICU Registered Nurse Lead
  • Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Leadership Team Member
  • Nurse Technician


  • Associate Degree In Nursing
  • Bachelor Of Science

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