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rn staff nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Experienced resourceful registered nurse of 41 years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. 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.

Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication, immunizations and infection control.

Skills
  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • Medication, Phlebotomy and IV administration
  • Charting and documentation
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Medical records and documentation
  • Data collection and management
  • Safety-conscious
  • Infection control
  • Safety protocols
  • Reliable transportation
Education and Training
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA Expected in : Phlebotomy/IV Therapy - GPA :
  • Completed professional development in IV insertion, IV therapy and phlebotomy.
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA Expected in 05/1984 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg, IL Expected in 06/1979 Practical Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
University Of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Expected in : Bioterriorism Preparation/CalOSHA Requirement - GPA :
  • Completed professional development in awareness and prevention of bio-terriorism and CalOSHA requirements.
  • Conducted line investigations on communicable diseases.
  • Collaborated with State and county offices on prevention of bio-terriorism, and emergency preparation.
  • CalOSHA requirements for respirators and disaster management.
  • Collaterated with hospital, County Public Health and state agencies to maintain and update facility requirements.
Experience
Touro - RN Staff Nurse
Kenner, LA, 06/2019 - Current
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Preformed phlebotomy services, drawing blood specimens and processing them for transport to contracted laboratory.
  • Administered SAR Covid-19 PCR testing.
  • Provided and monitored wound care.
Sutter Health - RN Supervisor
Capitola, CA, 07/2007 - 08/2016
  • Supervise employee health clinic, preform all pre-employment hiring physical requirements, monitor all employee/ patient injuries and return to work status.
  • Monitored infection control and critical incidents and made changes and improvements to processes where necessary.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and medical staff on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Partnered with organizational and unit leaders to devise QA/QI initiatives, continuously improving delivery of care, patient outcomes and overall services.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected clinical demands.
  • Immunized patients against influenza, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and MMR to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within Atascadero State Hospital.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Met training objectives by instructing nursing staff in clinical skills, infection control and organizational procedures.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, safety and infection control.
  • Boosted clinical accountability and reduced discrepancies by coordinating with other stakeholders to develop and roll out new flow sheet and forms for new hires and current employees
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients/ employees in clinic.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Updated physicians on employee and pre-employment test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Supervised staff of 10 full-time, part-time and on-call nurses and FNP's, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
St. Joseph Health - Staff Nurse
Fortuna, CA, 01/1986 - 06/2007
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered oral and intramuscular medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, lab results, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of psychotic symptoms.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians / psychiatrist/ psychologists/ social workers provided support during incarceration.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Facilitated patient groups on healthy living, relapse prevention and medication awareness.
Elderwood - Staff Registered Nurse
Alplaus, NY, 04/1985 - 03/1986
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cuesta College
  • Cuesta College
  • Carl Sandburg College
  • University Of Southern California

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Supervisor
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science
  • Practical Nursing
  • Some College (No Degree)

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