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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
  • Compassionate and hard working Registered Nurse with over 12 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in hospital and rehab environments. Work well with diverse patient populations and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.
Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Care
  • Palliative care
  • Oncology
  • Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Neurology
  • Documentation skills
  • Problem resolution
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Preventative Health
  • Trauma recovery
  • Collecting vitals
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Pain Management
  • Patient education
  • Disease Management
  • Sepsis Prevention and Treatment
  • Culturally-competent care
  • Organization
  • Data collection and analysis
Work History
03/2011 to 01/2012 Registered Nurse (Travel Nurse) Genesis Health Group | Bettendorf, IA,
  • Worked as Traveling Nurse for American Mobile Healthcare.
  • Cared for patients with Pneumonia, COPD, Cellulitis, Urinary Tract Infections, Renal Failure, TURP, Congestive Heart Failure, Dehydration, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), MRSA, VRE, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Sepsis, etc.
  • Performed frequent Blood Transfusions, Plasma Infusions, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Administration, and IV fluid administration
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Skilled in Enteral Feedings through G-Tubes or PEG Tubes
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered Pain Management for Post Operative Patients. This included Morphine and Dilaudid PCA's (Patient Controlled Analgesic Pump), Morphine Drips, IV Push of Opioids (Morphine, Dilaudid, and Valium
  • Highly skilled in Foley Catheter Insertion and removal. Comfortable with Straight Cath Procedures (intermittent removal of urine from bladder)
  • Worked with Cancer Patients on Chemotherapy Floor at University of Minnesota. Comfortable with administering Chemo Drugs and dealing with patients suffering from severe nausea and weakness
  • Skilled in dealing with post operative patients who've had Total Hip Replacements, Total Knee Replacements, Anterior/ Posterior Spine Fusions, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Fusions, and Cervical Spine Fusions
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Monitored and emptied Hemovac and JP Drains
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Skilled in Blood Glucose Monitoring, Drawing up and Administering Insulin, and using Insulin Drips
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Skilled in using EPIC and Excelion Computer Software Systems for Medical Charting
07/2005 to 04/2010 Registered Nurse Genesis Health Group | Silvis, IL,
  • Worked on the Med Surg Float Pool of the Hospital. Rotated to different areas of the hospital: Med Surg, Orthopedics, Trauma, Telemetry, Rehab, and Burn Unit
  • Skilled in dealing with post operative patients recovering from Cervical Spine Fusions, Anterior/ Posterior Spine Fusions, Thoracic Fusions, Lumber Fusions, Lumbar Drains, Total Hip Replacements, Total Knee Replacements, Above and Below the Knee Amputations
  • Performed Wound Dressing Changes, Wet to Dry Dressing Changes, Wound Debridement, Wound Packing (for deep wounds)
  • Highly skilled in Foley Catheter Insertions and Removals, Straight Cath Procedure for Intermittently removing urine from patients bladder
  • Worked with Patients suffering from VRE and MRSA in Isolation Rooms
  • Skilled in Blood Transfusions, Plasma Infusions, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), IV Fluid Infusions
  • Comfortable working with Central Lines, PICC Lines, and doing sterile dressing changes for these lines
  • Worked with Trauma Patients suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Strokes, Spinal Cord Injuries, Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVA), etc.
  • Floated to the Telemetry Unit where I cared for patients who've had Myocardial Infarctions, Sinus Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Angina, Arrhythmias, etc.
  • Skilled in using a variety of Blood Glucose Monitors for Diabetic Patients. Also, drawing up Insulin and using Insulin Drips
  • Performed Enteral Feedings through G-Tubes and PEG Tubes
  • Cared for Patients with a Pneumothorax and Chest Tubes
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Administered Morphine and Dilaudid through PCA Pumps (Patient Controlled Analgesics), Opioid Drips or through IV Push.
01/2001 to 06/2005 Registered Nurse (Travel Nurse) Nurses In Partnership | City, STATE,
  • Skilled in dealing with post operative patients recovering from Cervical Spine Fusions, Anterior/ Posterior Spine Fusions, Thoracic Fusions, Lumber Fusions, Lumbar Drains, Total Hip Replacements, Total Knee Replacements, Above and Below the Knee Amputations
  • Performed Wound Dressing Changes, Wet to Dry Dressing Changes, Wound Debridement, Wound Packing (for deep wounds)
  • Highly skilled in Foley Catheter Insertions and Removals, Straight Cath Procedure for Intermittently removing urine from patients bladder
  • Worked with Patients suffering from VRE and MRSA in Isolation Rooms
  • Skilled in Blood Transfusions, Plasma Infusions, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), IV Fluid Infusions
  • Comfortable working with Central Lines, PICC Lines, and doing sterile dressing changes for these lines
  • Worked with Trauma Patients suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Strokes, Spinal Cord Injuries, Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVA), etc.
  • Skilled in using variety of Blood Glucose Monitors for Diabetic Patients. Also, drawing up Insulin and using Insulin Drips
  • Performed Enteral Feedings through G-Tubes and PEG Tubes.
  • Cared for Patients with Pneumothorax and Chest Tubes
  • Administered Morphine and Dilaudid through PCA Pumps (Patient Controlled Analgesics), Opioid Drips or through IV Push.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
03/2002 to 08/2003 Registered Nurse Abbott Northwestern Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Worked on a Specialized Spine Unit at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Patient care for post op patients who've had Anterior/ Posterior Spine Fusions, Thoracic Fusions, lumbar Fusions, and Cervical Spine Fusions
  • Skilled in using Morphine and Dilaudid PCA's (Patient Controlled Analgesic Pumps), Morphine Drips, administering IV Push Opioids (Morphine, Dilaudid, and Valium)
  • Monitored Lumbar Drains to remove Cerebral Spinal Fluid after Spine Surgeries
  • Skilled in caring for patients with Pneumothorax and Chest Tubes
  • Insertion and Removal of NG Tubes
  • Administered frequent Blood Transfusions, Plasma Infusions, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), and IV fluid administration
  • Highly skilled in Foley Catheter Insertions and removal. Able to perform Straight Cath procedures for intermittently removal of urine from patients bladder
  • Skilled in caring for and using Central Lines and Picc Lines. Able to perform Sterile Dressing Changes on these sites
  • Monitored and emptied Hemovac and JP Drains after Spine Surgeries
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Skilled in Wound Dressing Changes, Wound Debridement, and Deep Wound Packing
  • Skilled in Blood Glucose Monitoring, drawing up and administering Insulin, and using Insulin Drips
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Education
Expected in 12/2000 Associate of Science | Nursing St. Catherine University , Minneapolis, MN, GPA:

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School Attended

  • St. Catherine University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse (Travel Nurse)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse (Travel Nurse)
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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