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

Compassionate Critical Care Nurse with 2+ years of nursing experience in Medical/Surgical, Step-Down Unit ,and Critical Care settings. Strong crisis management and triage skills to assess and attend to needs of multiple patients. Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to deliver exceptional quality of care. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with multiple disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to diverse patient populations.

Skills
  • Microsoft word
  • Safety
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Emotional awareness
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Administering medicines
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Diabetes management
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Family and patient support
  • Seizure management
  • Ventilator care
  • Catheters
  • Intake and discharge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • SBAR communication
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Catheters
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • IV and venipuncture
  • Patient discharging
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Patient advising
Experience
01/2019 to Current RN, Critical Care Northern Arizona Healthcare | Show Low, AZ,
  • Direct patient care {hygiene care, vial signs, Blood sugars, Give patients medication} Take and enter doctor orders Admit and discharge patients Charting on patients Assist MD’s in sterile and no sterile procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Treated patients with broad range of diagnoses ranging from sepsis, renal failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
02/2018 to 12/2018 Nurse Technician Amg Integrated Healthcare Management | Zachary, LA,
  • Direct patient care {hygiene care, vial signs, Blood sugars, Give patients medication} Take and enter doctor orders Admit and discharge patients Charting on patients Specialized in post Heart surgery patients.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
12/2014 to 02/2018 RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International | Helena, MT,
  • Assist the nurses with patient care {take and record vital signs, bathing and personal care of patients} Check patients blood sugars and report back to nurse Help ensure patient safety Southeast Health RN Seventh Floor ( Cardiac Care & Neuro care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Delivered care to 3-7 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Supported patients through recovery from procedures such as bypass, angioplasty and pacemaker surgery.
Education and Training
Expected in 2020 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Western Governors University, , GPA:

Skills Hygiene care on patient, Insertion of Foley, NG tube, OG tube, Foley, care of a trach and ventilated patient. Proper use of CBG machine, Management of Critical IV medications, Paragon charting, Microsoft word. Current ACLS, BLS , RN license

Expected in 2018 Associate of Science | Nursing Wallace Community College, Dothan, AL, GPA:
Activities and Honors
References
References Joni Eubanks – Charge Nurse/ Supervising Nurse 334-791-4120 Bea Smith - Charge Nurse/ Supervising Nurse 334-805-3062 Tracey Glass- CCU Director 334-793-8820 Jenny West – CCU Nurse co-worker 334-400-7871
Refernces
Beass- CCU Director 334-793-8820

Jenny West – CCU Nurse co-worBea 334-400-7871

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School Attended
  • Western Governors University
  • Wallace Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • RN, Critical Care
  • Nurse Technician
  • RN Floor Nurse
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science