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rn emergency department resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Organized, knowledgeable, compassionate,

driven Registered Nurse with 9 years of experience caring for patients within Emergency and Med-surg setting. 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.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education and Training
Meridian Community College Meridian, MS Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Cambridge Health Alliance - RN, Emergency Department
Everett, MA, 06/2014 - Current
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • 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.
  • Managed complete processing of patients from initial admission to discharge.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Instructed patients and caregivers or friends on proper care of injuries after treatment, educating on proper medication use, dressing changes and signs of complications.
  • 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.
  • Cared for patients, giving special attention to newborn and geriatric patients with age-specific needs and risks.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • 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.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Amita Health - RN Supervisor
Foley, AL, 06/2013 - 04/2017
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments, and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement, and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise, and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management, and medication self-management.
  • 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.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce symptom or condition re-emergence.
  • Performed nursing rounds to complete scheduled tasks and interact with patients.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
North Monterey County Unified - School Nurse
Moss Landing, CA, 02/2016 - 09/2016
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties.
  • Evaluated students with health concerns or injuries to develop plan of care or provide reference to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • 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.
  • Interacted effectively by email, phone and in person with students, parents and staff members.
  • Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Meridian Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Emergency Department
  • RN Supervisor
  • School Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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