To Whom It May Concern: Enclosed is a copy of my resume for your consideration. I am seeking to obtain a Registered Nurse or related position with a hospital or organization that will utilize my education, experience, and accomplishments. As my resume indicates, I have a background of experience and formal education in critical care nursing, respiratory, renal, and cardiac care. I am also experienced with adult & pediatric phone triage, immunizations, patient education, hypertension, diets, & exercise programs, infusion and implementing policies & procedures. I have also listed my education, training, and achievements. My work ethic, professional experience, leadership abilities, interpersonal skills, flexibility and willingness to be a team player give me the ability to be a valuable asset to your organization. I trust this letter of introduction and resume will provide you with adequate information for evaluating my qualifications as a member of your professional team. I am a registered Nurse dedicated and focused on patient wellbeing. I have a holistic approach and would value the opportunity of learning from the medical professionals in your organization. License #203401 RN, Multi-State SC. Trauma Nursing, Emergency Nursing and Rapid Response Team. Offering a background of formal education and many years of experience in professional nursing, assessments, health care provision, social services, drug abuse monitoring, personnel supervision, EKG administration, records & files, inventory control, quality assurance, safety & sanitation, and implementing policies & procedures. Strengths include excellent organization, time management, leadership, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. Highly motivated, self-starter, with team player abilities. Consistently receive outstanding performance evaluation on all positions held. Able to easily establish, and maintain effective business & customer relationship. Basic computer skill. Trained to use a paperless system.
12/2010 to 10/2014
RNCarolinas Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
Cared for critically ill patients, assisted with placements of chest tubes and wound VACs, monitored arterial and central lines; served as preceptor for students.
Cared for GI bleeds, open-heart, neurovascular, and head trauma pre- and post-operative patients; monitored pleurovac drainage, ran labs and Swan-Ganz catheter readings; floated to Cath Lab and ER as needed.
Placement of nasogastric & Dobhoff feeding tubes, and Foley catheters.
Critical Care thinking skills, ECG interpretation, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Critical Care Equipment Knowledge, Advanced Assessment Skills.
Preform conscious sedation of patients undergoing procedures, pull sheaths after cardiac catheterization, vascular monitoring, as well as interventional radiology work Perform office administration duties.
Secures a health and developmental history from the patient, and records findings.
Maintains current clinical records to insure data is entered in the appropriately and is legible.
Knowledge of chronic health problems, such as hypertension and diabetes.
Recognizes common signs of complications associated with chronic diseases.
08/2009 to Current
RNCarolina Specialty Hospital
Caring for patients with acute and chronic illnesses, CHF, MI, trauma, respiratory failure.
Promote health and assisting patients and families in coping with illness.
Monitoring telemetry and 12 lead EKG, Ventilator and tracheostomy care.
Suctioning, evaluating patient oxygen saturation.
Monitoring Labs and hemodynamic.
Administering blood and monitoring life-threatening conditions.
12/2007 to 07/2009
RNSelect Specialty Hospital – Atlanta, GA
Provide patient care and treatment in medical office environment.
Prepare and assist with patient examination, including recording and developing electrocardiograms.
Administer injections & medications, dress wounds & incisions.
Perform office administration duties, maintain a safe sterile environment.
Dealing with infections that are not responding to multiple drugs.
Dressing changes and monitor status and condition of PICC lines.
Always implementing universal precautions.
Antibiotic IV therapy Starting IV's for hydration.
07/2006 to 12/2007
RNGrady Memorial Hospital – Atlanta, GA
Evaluate and assess patient condition in trauma situations including motor vehicle accidents and gunshot/stab wounds.
Cared for GI bleeds, open-heart, neurovascular, and head trauma pre- and post-operative patients.
Carry out prescribed medical treatments/procedures, initiate catheters/ IV's, and work closely with physicians and other healthcare staff to ensure optimal patient care.
Monitor and chart patient's condition/vital signs, administer IV fluids/medications, and transport patients to Radiology department, Operating Room, or ICU.
Communicate with family to apprise them of patient's condition and answer questions.
Evaluating neurological status.
Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science: Registered Nurse Jacksonville State University - Birmingham, AL
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse North Georgia College & State University - Dahlonega, GA
Licensed Practical Nurse: LPN Rochester School of Practical Nursing - Rochester, NY