rehabilitation registered nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Compassionate multi experienced Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace, dignity, and efficiency.

  • Listening with outstanding Compassion
  • Patient record auditing
  • Care plan management
  • Patient assessments
  • Performance management
  • Staff training
  • Patient care management
  • Duty delegation
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Intake and discharge
  • Advanced Wound Care
Education and Training
Bryan College Of Health Sciences Lincoln, NE Expected in 2001 Nursing College Diploma - Registered Nurse : Nursing Education - GPA :

Honored by receiving the "Most Professional and Compassionate bedside manner award", of my 2001 graduating class.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln, NE Expected in 1998 Nursing College Prerequisites : Nursing Science - GPA :
Providence Health & Services - Rehabilitation Registered Nurse
Hood River, OR, 01/2020 - 04/2021
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to post hospitalization patients in rehabilitation department.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Provided supervision to multiple staff members in rehabilitation unit.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses. Managed central, and PICC lines.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Cared for patients recovering from surgical procedures and provided personalized daily assistance.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
Wellpath - Charge Registered Nurse
Unadilla, GA, 08/2014 - 12/2019
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on Skilled Nursing Home policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staff implementation of physician's orders.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Actualized interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, G-tubes and Dialysis tubing and supplies Acquire and process blood, sputum, urine, and fecal samples for diagnostic testing.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording all cardiac rhythm data for analysis.
  • Led patient care team and served as Nurse in Charge of health center.
  • Liaised with various stakeholders, including physicians and ER staff, to reduce critical minutes between admission and treatment, effectively boosting positive patient outcomes.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings, including home care, rehabilitation or self-care.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Maintained patient (and family) dignity with compassion for patient's moving towards and during end of life.
  • Identifying specific needs of each individual patient to maintain dignity.
Pruitthealth - RN Case Manager
Cordele, GA, 07/2013 - 08/2014
  • Optimized program resource utilization to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Participated in on-call rotations, delivering daily continuous quality care to patients.
  • Coordinated with vendors and suppliers and negotiated medical equipment and supply prices.
  • Conducted 30 - 45 minute in home evaluations to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Lowered costs while improving care quality by coordinating services and collaborating with dedicated healthcare team.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Incorporated appropriate nursing methods to create individualized care plans.
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Administered medications and treatment plans in accordance with physician orders.
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning, including integrating services for patients requiring home care, home infusion and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Collaborated with physicians, updated treatment plans, and provided plan of care to patients and families.
  • Coordinated home care, home infusion, and durable medical equipment.
  • Updated and maintained discharge plan of care with physician, members of healthcare team, patients, and families.
  • Developed appropriate care plans for at-risk individuals and high-risk families.
  • Maintained adequate patient home supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Informed patients and families of treatment options and at-home care strategies to reduce unnecessary burden on hospital resources.
  • Developed patient care plans, including overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
Wellpath - Charge Registered Nurse
Waupaca, WI, 02/2011 - 07/2013
  • (Previously stated)

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School Attended

  • Bryan College Of Health Sciences
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Rehabilitation Registered Nurse
  • Charge Registered Nurse
  • RN Case Manager
  • Charge Registered Nurse


  • Nursing College Diploma - Registered Nurse
  • Nursing College Prerequisites

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