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rn charge nurse ortho neuro trauma resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Qualified Oklahoma Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced in delivering high-quality care to patients in medical settings. Proven leader when working to unite and guide nursing teams toward achieving care goals, improving patient satisfaction and adapting to continuous health system changes. Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Adaptable medical professional demonstrating expertise and knowledge through 30 years in healthcare roles, and 6 years as a Registered Nurse. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Qualified Oklahoma Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced in delivering high-quality care to patients in medical settings. Proven leader when working to unite and guide nursing teams toward achieving care goals, improving patient satisfaction and adapting to continuous health system changes.

Skills
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Electronic health records
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Attention to Detail
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Examination
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Care Coordination
Education
Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK Expected in 01/2012 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Charles Page High School Sand Springs, OK Expected in 05/1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements by climbing the clinical ladder while providing quality care.
  • Supervision - Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.Successfully provided quality care to a unit of 22 patients in hospital environment.
Work History
Kvc Health Systems - RN Charge Nurse Ortho/neuro/trauma
Morehead, KY, 04/2022 - Current
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
Ascension (System Office) - Registered Nurse
Tulsa, OK, 03/2017 - Current
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
Ascension (System Office) - Certified Medical Assistant
Waco, TX, 04/2006 - 08/2011
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
Saint Francis Healthcare System - Certified Medical Assistant
City, STATE, 02/1987 - 05/1994
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Learned new skills and applied to daily tasks to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Monitored vital signs
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Assisted physician

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School Attended

  • Tulsa Community College
  • Charles Page High School

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Charge Nurse Ortho/neuro/trauma
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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