rn ltac resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Experienced acute care RN seeking to provide quality, compassionate care for clients in the home care setting.



American Heart Association: Healthcare Provider BLS - 3/31/18

American Heart Association: ACLS - 9/30/18
Nursing Experience
RN-LTAC, 01/2016 to Current
Fairview Health ServicesHugo, MN,
  • Provide nursing care to patients with ongoing/acute medical conditions such as: Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injuries, Acute Respiratory Failure, Complex Wound Care, Organ Transplants, and Complex ENT surgery.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to develop an individualized plan of care.
  • Work closely with physicians to communicate changes in assessment findings, abnormal labs/diagnostics, and patient/family concerns.
  • Perform/document detailed physical assessments, report abnormal findings, implement and coordinate appropriate interventions.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with and provide guidance to PCA/LPN in relation to coordination of patient care.
  • Evaluate health education needs of patients and provided necessary training and instruction.
  • Instruct patients and family members on proper discharge care. This includes medications, diagnosis, and health maintenance.
RN Charge Nurse Rehab Unit, 10/2014 to 01/2016
Tri-County Extended Care CenterCity, STATE,
  • Performed and documented admission assessments.
  • Collaborated/communicated closely with Physician, Nurses, and family members to develop an individualized plan of care for clients.
  • Obtained IV access/administered IV medications and monitored for side effects. 
  • Assisted Nurses with medication administration as needed.
  • Communicated with family members to help resolve any problems or concerns.
  • Assisted Physician with rounds by providing pertinent assessment/lab data.
LPN/Float pool: Med/Surgical, Telemetry, Oncology, Ortho-Neuro, 06/1999 to 06/2013
Mercy Hospital FairfieldCity, STATE,
  • Provided quality nursing care to a wide variety of acute/chronically ill adults in the hospital setting.
  • Participated/completed multiple skill building programs offered by hospital including but not limited to: IV therapy certification, Telemetry/EKG certification, EPIC training, and LIFT training. 
  • As part of the hospital float pool, I had the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of acute care settings including the following: telemetry/step-down, cancer care, med/surg, and rehabilitation. 
  • Spent approximately ten years on an Ortho/Neuro/Med-surgical floor. Gained extensive experience in the care of a wide variety of post-surgical patients. Monitored/maintained within scope of practice: IV infusions, PCA pumps, epidural infusions, Murphy drips, chest tubes, and other various surgical drains and appliances. 
  • Participated and contributed to maintenance/improvement of unit/hospital quality assurance goals and interventions including: SCIP, fall prevention, and prevention of UTI's. 
  • Participated and contributed to maintenance/improvement of unit/hospital customer satisfaction ratings (Press/Ganey). 
  • Participated in/contributed to the unit's evidence based practice journal club. 
  • Served as preceptor for LPN students and new employees.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 2014 to Hondros College of Nursing - West Chester, OH
  • Clinical rotations in the following hospitals: Bethesda North Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Fort-Hamilton Hughes Hospital.
  • Preceptorship at Bethesda North Hospital in Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
  • Recipient of Nurse Scholar Award which recognizes outstanding clinical and academic performance.
  • Recipient of Nightingale Award which recognizes excellence in teamwork, professional attitude, and working toward the good of the class and school.
Practical Nursing Diploma: LPN, Expected in 1995 to Career Development Center - Newport News, VA
  • Clinical Rotations at the following sites: Williamsburg General Hospital, Childrens Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Hampton General Hospital, and Riverside Hospital.

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School Attended

  • Hondros College of Nursing
  • Career Development Center

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Charge Nurse Rehab Unit
  • LPN/Float pool: Med/Surgical, Telemetry, Oncology, Ortho-Neuro


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Practical Nursing Diploma

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