registered nurse trauma neuro surgical intensive resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Compassionate and hardworking Registered Nurse with 5 months of experience delivering individualized, comprehensive care to high acuity patients in intensive care unit as well as a progressive career history in providing direct and indirect patient care in a variety of healthcare settings.

Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Work well with diverse patient populations and foster trusting relationships to improve patient outcomes. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced high-pressure environments. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families, through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Ready for new opportunity to apply and continue developing nursing skills in _______ setting.

  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Procedural assistance
  • Specimen collection and preparation
  • Proper Foley catheter insertion/removal/maintenance
  • Initiate and manage IV access
  • Medication administration (IV, IM, SQ, oral, topical, rectal, and inhalant)
  • Blood administration
  • Post-mortem care
  • Perform EKGs, bladder scans, and doppler pulse checks
  • Knowledge of medical equipment (patients vitals monitoring system, train of four, BIS monitor, Liko lift equipment, camino, EVD system, pupillometer, rapid infuser, continuous renal replacement therapy NxStage machine, Zoll defibrillator, mechanical ventilators, and ENvizion's ENvue electromagnetic feeding pump placement system)
  • Electronic health record (Sunrise; intermediate, Cerner; beginner, Epic; beginner)
  • Knowledge OSHA safety regulations
  • HIPAA compliance
Work History
Registered Nurse, Trauma Neuro Surgical Intensive , 01/2020 - 05/2020
Cancer Care Northwest Coeur D Alene, ID,
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams (i.e. providers, pharmacists, therapists, radiology technicians, Indiana donor network, social workers, and case managers) to quickly assess patients, develop and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating providers on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed patients recovering from surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management, including setting up PCAs.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies (i.e. dialysis, leech, hypo and hyperthermia therapies) and procedures (i.e. ventriculostomy, camino bolt placement, central line insertions, chest tube placements, bronchoscopies, and intubations).
Patient Care Administrative Tech, Trauma Neuro Sur, 01/2013 - 01/2020
Center For Specialized Services Saint Louis, MO,
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency for a 24 bed intensive care unit.
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, and all hospital staff to deliver high level of customer service and patient satisfaction.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails, restraints, and equipment.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain optimal supply level for expected and potential patient care needs.
  • Organized medical charts for patients by assembling new admission documents and maintaining patient medical records, consent forms, and patient labels.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to the unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and deescalate situations.
  • Maintained, sanitized and cleaned equipment and instruments appropriately to meet protocol.
  • Worked alongside the leadership team to develop an orientation booklet of resources, flow sheets, report sheets, and log forms to improve communication, documentation, and accountability while also creating a standardized process to optimize patient care.
  • Precepted over 16 new patient care administrative techs, providing guidance on unit functions, individual roles, hospital and unit policies and procedures.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine situations to evaluate patients needs and deliver care in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshooting electronic medical and office equipment to maintain optimal workflow and patient care.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of organizations functions that are essential to providing safe, high quality care.
Health Information Specialist, 12/2009 - 01/2013
St. Vincent Medical Group (formerly The Care Group City, STATE,
  • Maintained accuracy, completeness and security for medical records and health information.
  • Sorted, scanned and converted paper charts into digital files and uploaded to EMR system to keep clinical records maintained in accordance with guidelines.
  • Accurately pulled and prepared patient records for upcoming as well as add-on appointments and procedures for a 15 physician practice both onsite and remote offices.
  • Communicated effectively with staff, patients and insurance companies by email, telephone, fax, and standard postal services to fulfill medical record requests by scheduled deadline.
  • Kept accurate and detailed log of all requests for medical information and records.
  • Reviewed charts and flagged incomplete or inaccurate information for physician review.
Medical Administrative Assistant, 04/2007 - 12/2009
The Care Group, LLC City, STATE,
  • Managed master calendar and scheduled appointments for providers based on techinician availability.
  • Prepared and organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Coordinated front office duties, including customer service, answering multi-telephone line, patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Communicated with patients regarding payments on outstanding accounts.
  • Conducted insurance verification and obtained preauthorizations to prepare for upcoming patient appointments.
  • Received, recorded and addressed incoming and outgoing communication via telephone and fax.
  • Scheduled patient appointments, prepared and posted reminder letters by mail in addition to making reminder calls to confirm and go over special instructions for specific tests to deliver exceptional customer experience.
  • Managed and maintained inventory of office supplies and ordered supplies as needed.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2019
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN
Status -
  • Dean's List [Fall 2014, 2016, and 2019)

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School Attended

  • Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Trauma Neuro Surgical Intensive
  • Patient Care Administrative Tech, Trauma Neuro Sur
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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