rn staff resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Knowledgeable and compassionate Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care. Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Highly skilled Registered Nurse with qualifications in Neurology, ICU, ER, Med/Surgical, Pediatirics, NICU, L&D, and OB.

Skills & Abilities
  • ACLS, BLS, NRP Certified
  • Detailed oriented with strong communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Medical screening
  • Sterilization techniques mastery
  • Setting appointments
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Intake and discharge
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Administering medicines
  • SBAR communication
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Follow-up calls
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Team supervision
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Medical assessment
  • Neonatal and maternity specialist
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Cesarean section preparation
  • Hearing screenings
  • Patient Management
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Documenting vitals
  • Newborn education
  • Patient discharging
  • Birth coaching
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Infant CPR certified
Education and Training
Lane Community College Eugene, OR Expected in 06/2005 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 04/2012 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Bryanlgh Medical Center - RN Staff
Grand Island, NE, 11/2011 - Current
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
Health Alliance Of Hudson Valley - RN L&D Staff
Fishkill, NY, 06/2005 - 09/2011
  • L&D being primary department also worked, Post Partum, NICU, Neurology.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Reviewed and tracked progress of mothers in labor, interpreted fetal heart monitor and informed delivering physician of status.
  • Assessed and documented physical condition of mothers and babies and assisted doctors in identifying and treating preeclampsia.
  • Cared for pregnant women expecting imminent birth and for babies immediately after birth in hospitals and health clinics.
  • Monitored condition of newborns and directed postpartum care with special focus on premature babies and babies with abnormalities.
  • Coordinated overall patient care with specialists, physicians and other departments and supervised ancillary staff.
  • Briefed next-shift nurses thoroughly on condition, status and needs of mother and newborn.
  • Guided expectant mothers through stages of pregnancy via prenatal nursing care at health clinic in coordination with obstetrician.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
Centura Health - LPN
Lakewood, CO, 05/2004 - 06/2005
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment 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.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
McKenzie Willamette Medical Center - OB-Tech
City, STATE, 10/1997 - 06/2004
  • Supported functions for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, including setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatuses.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Started pt foley catheters, draw labs, performed newborns first bath, assisted with deliveries, removed foley catheters, removed IV's.
  • Assisted with technical treatments and entered information within patient records and charts.
  • Tracked and managed inventory for exam rooms and maintained vaccine and expiration logs.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Implemented inventory tracking system to maintain product accessibility and lower equipment cost.
  • Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, hearing tests.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.

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School Attended

  • Lane Community College
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff
  • RN L&D Staff
  • LPN
  • OB-Tech


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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