rn staff nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Compassionate Staff Registered Nurse with 27 years of clinical nursing experience. Dedicated to providing high-quality patient care with focus on safety and using evidence-based practices to improve treatment outcomes. Skilled in quickly building connections with patients to build trust and rapport in stressful situations.

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education and Training
Lutheran Medical Center School of Nursing St Louis, MO Expected in 06/1994 Diploma : Register Nurse - GPA :
Belleville Area Collage Belleville, IL Expected in : Nursing Education - GPA :
  • Completed prerequisite for nursing from September 1991-1992.
Dupage Medical Group - RN Staff Nurse
Bloomingdale, IL, 07/1994 - Current
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, 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.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
Ecmc - Emergency Room Technician
Buffalo, NY, 09/1985 - 07/1994
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Asked patients questions regarding ingestion or intake of over-the-counter medications, prescriptions and illicit drugs.
  • Took patients' vital signs, collected medical specimens and updated information in patient charts.
  • Stocked and replenished patient care areas with appropriate supplies.
  • Monitored patients' condition and reported changes in status or acuity to nurses.
  • Safely transferred patients to wheelchair or stretchers for transportation to other departments.
  • Coordinated with nurses to assess and prepare patients for tests and medical procedures.
  • Took blood pressure measurements and reported to nurse or physician if above or below normal levels.
  • Applied and educated patients on orthopedic devices like crutch walking.
  • Conducted patient assessments under supervision of staff nurses and physicians.
  • Helped nursing staff provide quality, competent patient care for diverse emergencies.
  • Worked alongside doctors and nurses to provide supplies, instruments and equipment for procedures.
  • Monitored patients for signs of distress or decompensation and alerted staff of emergency situations.
  • Took patient assessments, including blood pressure and temperature and documented information.
  • Developed exemplary care abilities from comforting and assisting families and patients in emergency room.
  • Assisted with CPR and airway clearing procedures during emergencies.
  • Assisted with fitting patients for casts, crutches and other medical devices.
Ohio Health - Paramedic
Kenton, OH, 03/1984 - 08/1992
  • Adhered to protocols and procedures to maintain safety of patients and paramedic crew.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Administered CPR and other life-saving techniques on patients in cardiac arrest.
  • Treated patients suffering from heart attacks, strokes, and motor vehicle accident injuries.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Responded quickly to medical emergencies to promote best possible health outcomes.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Assessed scene on arrival to identify potential safety issues and hazards affecting first responders.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Managed care in field and in-transit, including performing standard testing and administering necessary medication.
  • Explained each step of treatment to conscious patients to reduce fear and invoke calm.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Obtained details regarding patient by questioning family members and bystanders.
  • Loaded patients into ambulances in preparation for transport to nearest medical center.
  • Cleaned wounds and applied gauze and bandages to prevent infection.
  • Saved lives by administering medications, monitoring cardiac output and performing emergency intubations.
  • Documented care provided to patients into reports for submission to supervisor.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.

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School Attended

  • Lutheran Medical Center School of Nursing
  • Belleville Area Collage

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Emergency Room Technician
  • Paramedic


  • Diploma

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