Registered Practical Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Expert Nurse with 19 years of experience performing professional nursing work of considerable difficulty, including the care of clients as outlined by physicians and nurse managers and the objectives and policies of the institution.

·  Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing conditions and implementing      

   appropriate intervention.

·  Great ability to manage, organize and resolve the problems.

·  Well developed diagnostic and critical thinking skills

·  Ability to work in a flexible schedule and ready to relocate

·  Sound knowledge of Medical and surgical equipment

·  Excellent communication skills both in oral and writing

·  Self-motivated, team player, quick learner, multiskilled and competent and


  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Acute care expertise
  • Preceptor
  • High level of autonomy
  • Fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • Patient positioning competency
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Problem resolution capability
Work History
02/2013 to 2016 registered practical nurse New London Hospital | New London, NH,

Experience in various surgical procedures like Orthopedic(Total Joint, Trauma), Spine, Robotic Procedure, Thoracic, Urology, Gynaec, E.N.T., Plastic, and General

Act quickly in emergency situations to ensure a high quality patient care outcome

08/2010 to 06/2012 clinical nurse Ascension Health | Thompson's Station, TN,
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Administered IV infusions  
  • Experience in ultrasound guided procedures like Nerve blocks, Radiofrequency Ablations, Adhesiolysis and Epidural injections
2003 to 03/2010 registered staff nurse Ascension Health | Thorp, WI,

Experience in Trauma surgery

Responsible for taking care of all necessary Equipment in the Operating Room

Assisted more than 3000 Total joint, Spine and Trauma surgeries -     Implemented and ensured safe environment to patient, family, and staff by working Compliance with hospital policies, Health and Safety Regulation

Coordinated with core team member to ensure consistent patient care

08/2001 to 2003 registered staff nurse Virtua Health, Inc. | Sewell, NJ,
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Community health education for disease prevention and cure.
  • Participated in School Health Program, Vaccination Camp and Health Checkup Camp.
2000 to 07/2001 cardiac cath lab registered nurse Ascension Health | Three Rivers, MI,
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Monitored patient for any cardiac rhythm changes, implementing timely interventions to obtain best outcome for the patient.
  • Experience in Cathlab procedures such as angiography, angioplasty, balloon mitral and pulmonary valvuloplasty, IABP insertion, pacemaker implantation.
11/1997 to 2000 registered staff nurse Jivraj Mehta Hospital | City, STATE, Experience in Orthopedic, Neuro, Onco Procedures, Spinal, Thoracic, Vascular, General, E.N.T., Urology and Plastic surgeries
Expected in 1997 Associate of Science | Nursing School of Nursing, , GPA:

    CNOR   -2017

    Perioperative Nursing - 2013

    OSLT, George Brown College      -2012

    Medication Administration          -2012

    Physical Health Assessment (HCPT)    - 2011 

    IV therapy and phlebotomy                     - 2011

    ACLS (Sunnybrook Health Sciences)    - 2010

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Job Titles Held:
  • registered practical nurse
  • clinical nurse
  • registered staff nurse
  • registered staff nurse
  • cardiac cath lab registered nurse
  • registered staff nurse
  • Associate of Science