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

Dedicated and compassionate registered nurse with 4 years nursing experience, including at a level 1 trauma hospital. Adept at developing care plans and coordinating patient care through interdisciplinary collaboration. Successful at delivering high-quality care to advance recovery goals and improve overall health. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle high-stress situations. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Team-oriented with clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Professional Skills
  • Flexibility and adaptation
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management
  • Care coordination
  • Quick learner
  • Clear communication
  • Customer and personal services
  • Patient advocacy
  • Evidence-based approach
  • HIPAA Compliance
Work Experience
10/2017 to Current
Registered Nurse, Trauma/General Surgery Bayhealth Smyrna, DE,
  • 33 bed unit serving trauma, general surgery, and vascular surgery.
  • Provide nursing care consistent with professional practice standards, hospital policies and procedures, the Nurse Practice Act, and Federal and State regulations.
  • Manage care from admission to discharge, including obtain health history, patient assessments, care planning, education and discharge support.
  • Work with interdisciplinary care team to develop and implement individualized strategies to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Collaborate with Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists in applying orthopedic appliances along with enhancing proper mobility techniques.
  • Administer medications via oral, IV, IM and subcutaneous injections, including vaccinations, and monitor responses.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and report changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior, and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Insert, monitor, document and provide education on treatment interventions including: peripheral IV, nasogastric tube, foley catheter, fistula appliances, and ostomies.
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions, and intravenous transfusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions.
  • Perform bladder scans and EKGs, and collect lab specimens. Interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Monitor, clean, and perform dressing changes to wounds as ordered. Alert physicians of wound changes and offer recommendations as needed.
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes.
  • Create holistic care by identifying all possible needs of patients and families, and offer resources for assistance.
  • Educate patients and family members of proper wound management, review discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Precept student nurses and orient newly graduated nurses, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures, safety protocols, and nursing best practices.
06/2016 to 06/2017
Nurse Technician, Trauma Surgery ICU Harborview Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Assist RNs in providing direct patient care, such as turns, log rolls, peri care, blood glucose checks, and wound care.
  • Monitor, track, and convey important patient information to RNs.
  • Manage JP and hemovac drains, chest tubes, NG tubes, foley catheters, rectal tubes, tracheotomies, and wound care under direct supervision of RNs.
  • Ensure optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Answer phones and triage, manage patient boards.
01/2013 to 10/2013
Care Manager Aegis Of Bellevue City, STATE,
  • Provide care to senior citizens living in an assisted living and memory care community.
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living by helping with ambulation, turns, repositioning, toileting, grooming, showering, and baths.
  • Provide care for residents with colostomy bags and foley catheters.
  • Report observations of resident changes to nurse in charge.
  • Measure and record vital signs such as blood pressure, respiration, temperature, and pulse rate.
  • Interact with residents, family members and interdisciplinary team on care issues.
  • Provide an environment that enhances the psychological well-being of residents.
  • Document actions by completing all required forms, reports, logs, and records.
Education
Expected in 09/2017
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Seattle University - Seattle, WA,
GPA:
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Member of Tau Sigma Honor Society
  • Class Rank: Summa Cum Laude, Cumulative GPA 3.95
  • Dean's List and President's List
Expected in 06/2004
Bachelor of Arts: Economics
University of Washington - Seattle, WA,
GPA:
  • Minor in Communications
  • Dean's List
Certifications
  • RN, BSN
  • BLS certified
  • DNET certified (Diabetes Nurse Expert)
  • TNCC certified (Trauma Nursing Core Course)
  • Daisy Award Recipient

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School Attended
  • Seattle University
  • University of Washington
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Trauma/General Surgery
  • Nurse Technician, Trauma Surgery ICU
  • Care Manager
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts