Registered Nurse Telemetry Medical Surgical Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Ambitious Board Certified 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.

  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Admitting/Discharging
  • Setting Up Referrals
Work History
06/2013 to Current
Registered Nurse , Telemetry/Medical Surgical Brookdale Senior Living Russellville, AR,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • 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.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
02/2012 to 05/2013
Tracking Registered Nurse Alivio Medical Center City, STATE,

· Identify abnormal vs. normal pap results

· Consult with Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner as needed

· Inform patient of abnormal pap results, treatment plan within timely manner

· Audit charts monthly for tracking

· Assist in scheduling colposcopy appointments, educate patient regarding colposcopy

· Retrieve pertinent information from Health Pro System

· Inform patient of +STI result, transmission of disease and treatment plan

· Notify Chicago Department of Public Health of diagnosis and treatment

· Develop and implement efficient tracking system for STI & Paps

· Oversee patient flow during clinic session to promote optimal delivery of services

· Assist with urgent triage patient

· Return phone messages/phone triage

· Supervise medical assistants

· Serve as resource for medical assistants

· Assist patients in applying for pharmaceutical patient assistant programs/ request refills as needed

· Perform other duties as designated by supervisor

10/2011 to 05/2012
Home Health Registered Nurse AmeriChoice Home Health/Aspen Home Health Care City, STATE,
  • Traveled to patients' homes on daily basis to assess health conditions and provide superior level of nursing care.
  • Provided physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management to home health patients.
  • Advised and coached patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Informed physicians of any changes to patients' health or concerns observed during home visits.
  • Contacted MD immediately when issues arose with at-home patients in effort to find effective resolutions.
  • Trained, guided, supported and supervised home health aide care providers.
  • Scheduled appointments and transported patients to medical facilities using personal transportation.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
Expected in 05/2010
Bachelor of Science: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
West Suburban College of Nursing - Oak Park, IL,
Expected in 05/2007
Associate of Arts: General Studies
Richard Daley College - Chicago, IL,
Expected in 05/2003
Medical Assistant Degree :
Olympia College - Skokie, IL,
Expected in 05/2001
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts Courses
University of Illinois At Chicago - Chicago, IL
Expected in 05/2000
High School Diploma:
Bogan High School - Chicago,IL,

RN License

CPR Certified

BLS Certified

ACLS Certified

Native or Bilingual
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended
  • West Suburban College of Nursing
  • Richard Daley College
  • Olympia College
  • University of Illinois At Chicago
  • Bogan High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse , Telemetry/Medical Surgical
  • Tracking Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Medical Assistant Degree
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma