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

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.

Skills
  • Intake and discharge
  • Diabetes management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Ventilator care
  • Work ethic
  • Team building
  • Planning
  • Leadership
  • Customer service
Experience
03/2020 to Current
RN PCU Nurse Ascension (System Office) Menomonee Falls, WI,
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
03/2009 to 01/2020
RN Neuro Allina Health Systems Coon Rapids, MN,
  • Initiated action to reduce or correct risk in response to emergent data visualized on assessment tools and clinical observation.
  • Informed treating team of subtle changes indicative of derangement of cerebral hemodynamics, intervening appropriately.
  • Executed oral care, endotracheal suctioning, repositioning and chest physiotherapy for critically ill patients.
  • Performed therapeutic nursing care interventions for patients with neurosurgical and neurological injuries, including stroke, brain hemorrhage, trauma and tumors.
  • Monitored critical patient safety utilizing validated assessment tools such as continuous infusions, patency of intravenous lines and central lines.
  • Coordinated care for critical issues such as cerebral edema and intracranial pressure, hemodynamic instability and spinal injuries.
  • Resuscitated and stabilized patients with complex cerebral injuries and disorders.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
12/2004 to 06/2006
RN, Medical-Surgical Allina Health Systems Shakopee, MN,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
10/2003 to 12/2004
RN, Medical-Surgical MGM Mission Medical College And Hospital City, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2003
Associate of Science: General Nursing And Midwifery
MGM's Florence Nightingale School of Nursing - Maharashtra, India,
GPA:
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Certifications
  • ACLS and BLS certification

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School Attended
  • MGM's Florence Nightingale School of Nursing
  • Grand Canyon University
Job Titles Held:
  • RN PCU Nurse
  • RN Neuro
  • RN, Medical-Surgical
  • RN, Medical-Surgical
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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