rn staff nurse resume example with 18+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

I have been a Mother Baby Nurse for 9 years. I am currently utilized in many ways in our department. I am able to multitask, taking care of moms and babies. I am a cross trained transition and lactation nurse. I also work in our well baby nursery. I am comfortable being pulled to different departments and work well with other departments within the hospital. I have worked our COVID unit, I have been pulled to NICU to care for growers and feeders when NICU was understaffed. I have worked on our HRU Unit taking care of higher risk postpartum moms on Magnesium Sulfate, Postpartum Preeclampsia, moms needing blood transfusions, and possible sepsis. I am comfortable and knowledgeable taking care of newborn re-admits for jaundice requiring phototherapy. I work quickly and efficiently, assisting the units with rapid responses, in getting the patient stabalized and ready for transfer to NICU, HRU, or AICU. I am an excellent float nurse, assists the units with patients who require more one on one care. As a mother baby nurse we have a nurse patient ratio of 1:8. I am also a member of the Patient Educational Council, and we meet monthly to discuss changes needed to current policies and procedures. I currently stand on our CNO council. We meet monthly with our CNO to discuss nursing needs and issues that may need to be addressed or discussed further. Compassionate and highly competent Staff Registered Nurse with 11 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. Dedicated with more than 10 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. Competent and caring, offering 9 years coordinating and carrying out patient care in high-volume hospital environments. Demonstrated ability to perform with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care. Resourceful in caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge and nursing care techniques and methods for moms and babies. Compassionate and accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency. Hardworking and well-versed in primary care. Treats patients of all Maternal (12-50) and Newborn (Birth- 7 days) ages and specializes in delivering effective quality nursing care. Performs in stressful and crisis situations and interprets and applies policies and procedures with good judgment.

Dedicated with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management. Knowledgeable Registered Nurse with 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. Hardworking and reliable, with strong ability in multitasking. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • CPR and NRP Certified
  • Insert and maintain IV on mom and baby
  • Administer oral, IM, IV medications to mom and babies
  • Attend deliveries and recover babies for first hours of life (Transition Nurse), providing newborn care
  • Comfortable and knowledgeable taking care of newborns in respiratory distress, monitoring their condition and reporting changes accordingly to physicians.
  • Perform Postpartum Care for moms
  • Administer and maintain babies under phototherapy
  • Perform circumcision care and education
  • Provide breastfeeding support and education
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Point-Click-Care EMR
  • Charting and documentation
  • Dispensing medication
  • Taking vital signs
  • Wound care
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Diabetes management, monitor glucose for IDM, LGA, SGA, and late preterm babies.
Education and Training
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
Louisiana Technical College -Plaquemine, LA Plaquemine, LA Expected in 12/2008 : Nursing - GPA :
  • Ranked in Top 5 of my class
Excelsior College Albany, NY Expected in 10/2010 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
University Louisiana Lafayette Lafayette, LA Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Dupage Medical Group - RN Staff Nurse
Oak Park, IL, 07/2011 - Current
  • 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.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • 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.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
Kaiser Permanente - RN, Emergency Department
West Nottingham, MD, 01/2011 - 07/2011
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
Center For Sleep Apnea & Tmj - LPN
Colusa, CA, 04/2009 - 07/2011
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
American Advanced Management, Inc - Nursing Assistant
City, State, 08/2004 - 04/2009
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.

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School Attended

  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Louisiana Technical College -Plaquemine, LA
  • Excelsior College
  • University Louisiana Lafayette

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • LPN
  • Nursing Assistant


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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