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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over ten years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in Urgent Care environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Care
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Preventative Health
Work History
10/2015 to Current Registered Nurse, Urgent Care Nationwide Children's Hospital | Mansfield, OH,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Updated patient charts using Docutap with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
01/2011 to 10/2015 Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Northwestern Medicine | South Elgin, IL,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
04/2000 to 12/2010 Certified Medical Assistant Cci Health & Wellness Services | Rockville, MD,
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Directed patients to examining rooms and coordinated transportation assistance as necessary.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.
  • Participated in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
Education
Expected in 09/2020 Bachelor of Science | Registered Nurse Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT GPA:
Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Science | Registered Nurse West Virginia State University, Institute, WV GPA:
Expected in 12/1999 Certificate | Certified Medical Assistant National Institute of Technology, Charleston, WV, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • West Virginia State University
  • National Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Urgent Care
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate

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