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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • Acute care expertise
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Plans and implements the nursing process and the quality of care to patients requiring nursing care
  • Chronic disease management
  • Medication Administration
  • Preventative health
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Collecting vitals
  • Holter Monitor
  • Cardiac terminology
  • Supervision
  • Process improvement
  • Prevention strategies
  • Team management
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • NIHSS
Work History
08/2009 to 05/2020 School Nurse Leona Group Llc | Melvindale, MI,
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern, including dental and vaccines.
  • Performed health screening for students and faculty by conducting vision and hearing evaluations.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
02/2009 to Current Registered Nurse Veterans Administration | Lexington, KY,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 6 patients each day in high-volume cardiology/neurology setting.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC software with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Relief charge nurse for 10 years.
  • Scheduled work assignments and teams.
08/2007 to 02/2009 Certified Nursing Assistant Columbine Health Systems | Fort Collins, CO,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN informed of changes.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
08/2006 to 08/2007 Certified Nursing Assistant Columbine Health Systems | Windsor, CO,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Participated in fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN’s informed of changes.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
Education
Expected in 12/2008 Associate Degree in Nursing | Nursing Lewis And Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL GPA:
Expected in 05/2016 Bachelor’s Of Science In Nursing | Nursing Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO GPA:
Certifications

BLS

ACLS

NIHSS

Preceptor

EPIC Super User

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School Attended

  • Lewis And Clark Community College
  • Saint Louis University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor’s Of Science In Nursing

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