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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

[Location] State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over [Number] years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in [Type] and [Type] care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in [Area of expertise] while driving innovation.

Compassionate [Job Title] 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.

Credentialed [Job Title] offering [Number] years of experience providing compassionate care in [Type] environment.

Industrious [Type] Nurse with expertise in [Area of expertise] and exceptional [Skill] skills. Motivated to administer thorough and compassionate care in [Type] settings. Communicate effectively with patients, families and colleagues alike.

Cares for [Type] patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in [State]. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs. Top skills in communication, medication administration and wound care.

Conscientious [Type] Nurse offering [Number] years of experience providing comprehensive care in [Type] settings. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Excellent record of adherence to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices.

Skills
  • Treating [Condition]
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Licensed [State] driver
  • General housekeeping
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • [Type] compliance
  • Taking vitals
  • Patient Care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Family and patient support
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Medication administration expert
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Infectious disease control
  • Patient care planning
  • Ventilator care
  • Urology specialist
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • ACLS instructor
  • Postpartum care
  • Cerner
  • [Type] birthing method
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • McKesson
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • [Equipment] repairs
  • Catheters
  • [Type] coordinating
  • Committed to pediatric nursing
  • Critical care
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Hearing screenings
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Dermatology training
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Triaging
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Certification
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Neonatal ICU procedures
  • Wound care specialist
  • VFC compliance
  • Birth coaching
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • OR and ER experience
  • Immunization skills
  • Home visits
  • Neonatal and maternity specialist
  • [Facility] functions expert
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
Experience
12/2014 to 04/2017 Staff LPN Southeastern Health | Lumberton, NC,
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
10/2012 to 12/2014 LPN, Private Duty Res-Care, Inc. | New Albany, IN,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with [Software].
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Interacted with patients through activities such as [Type] to boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Supported effective care for managed home care patients by observing health status and monitoring conditions.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to [Job title] and documenting information in files.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including [Type] and [Type] and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under direction of physician.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Assisted patients with such tasks as [Task] and [Task] to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
02/1998 to 02/2012 Staff LPN Southeastern Health | Lumberton, NC,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Consistently maintained core measures, patient satisfaction and HCAPs above [Number]%.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/1990 to to | Lpn T H HARRIS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, OPELOUDAS, LA. GPA:
Expected in 11/1990 to to GED | T H HARRIS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, OPELOUSAS, LA. GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in [Subject]
  • Completed professional development in [Subject]
Expected in 11/1970 to to | Cosmetology La School Of Cosmetology, OPELOUSAS, LA. GPA:

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School Attended

  • T H HARRIS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
  • T H HARRIS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
  • La School Of Cosmetology

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff LPN
  • LPN, Private Duty
  • Staff LPN

Degrees

  • GED

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