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rn diabetes educator resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Driven Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience caring for patients within hospital, clinic, and long term care settings. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Knowledgeable Health Educator focused on improving health in individuals and specific groups by using education and public awareness strategies. Effective teacher with strong communication and relationship building skills. Prepared to bring 30 years experience to a challenging new role with growth potential.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Long-Term Care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient care planning
  • Taking vitals
  • Disease management programs
  • OR and ER experience
  • Patient relations
  • Patient Management
  • VFC compliance
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Prenatal care
  • Resource Allocation
  • Immunization skills
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • Hearing screenings
  • Patient discharging
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Sick visit procedures
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Community advocate
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Documenting vitals
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Family and patient support
  • Follow-up calls
  • Diabetes management
  • Infectious disease control
  • Intake and discharge
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Patient Care
  • Medical assessment
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Mobility Assistance
Experience
02/2020 to Current RN, Diabetes Educator Northside Hospital | Macon, GA,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients about chronic illnesses and recently diagnosed conditions.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Structured comprehensive individual recovery plans to assist patients suffering from chronic illnesses and long-term disabilities.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large.
  • Supported clients and professional staff by routinely answering questions about diabetes and treatments.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of education services provided and learning outcomes.
  • Used standard checklists to assess individuals presenting with diabetes for co-morbidities, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Enhanced awareness of health resources and worked to connect individuals with programs.
08/2016 to 02/2020 Registered Nurse Hill Country Memorial Health System | Marble Falls, TX,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 39-bed medical-surgical unit.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
10/2010 to 08/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse The Vancouver Clinic | Vancouver, WA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to med-surg, oncology patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 39-bed hospital.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Coordinated schedules and set appointments by calling outpatients.
  • Used Meditech and LSS to document calls and schedule appointments.
  • Created new accounts and updated existing outpatient accounts with most current details.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Provided exceptional customer service through effective telephone communication and follow-ups.
  • Answered telephones and directed calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Processed payments and updated accounts to reflect balance changes.
  • Maintained customer records with timely and accurate database updates.
  • Made phone calls and sent emails to establish leads.
  • Provided clerical support to team members to improve office performance and enhance productivity.
  • Managed more than 50 incoming calls per day.
  • Contacted previous and potential clients to offer services and products to suit needs.
  • Managed large volumes of daily outgoing calls while adhering to predetermined quotas.
  • Implemented new recordkeeping and documenting systems to improve organization and traceability.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2016 to to Associate of Applied Science | Registered Nurse University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College, Rio Grande, OH GPA:
Expected in 06/2003 to to Certificate of Licensed Practical Nursing | Licensed Practical Nurse Washington State Community College, Marietta, OH, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College
  • Washington State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Diabetes Educator
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate of Licensed Practical Nursing

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