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Staff Nurse resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated Nurse with over 23 years' experience and devotion to optimal behavioral and medical support. Caring and hardworking with desire to positively impact patients and families with expert, compassionate care. Skilled in conducting assessments, supporting diagnostics and managing care of patients. Well-versed in handling needs in both highly-structured and unstructured environments while calmly coordinating simultaneous patient needs. Highly organized and proactive.

Skills
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Diabetes management
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Medication administration expert
Experience
Staff Nurse, 02/2017 - Current
Main Line Health, Inc. Westchester, PA,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
Licensed School Nurse, 07/2012 - 07/2019
Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District White Bear Lake, MN,
  • Evaluated students with health concerns or injuries to develop plan of care or provide reference to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered prescribed medications.
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting
Staff Nurse, 09/2009 - 05/2012
Main Line Health, Inc. Wynnewood, PA,
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Counseled patients and families to provide psychological, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Assisted physicians with focus studies in prenatal care.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
Staff Nurse, Mother-Baby Unit, 02/2003 - 02/2005
Providence St. Joseph's Health Irvine, CA,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Applied extensive nursing expertise in management of patient care elements from admission to discharge, delivering emergency interventions when needed.
  • Facilitated transition to at-home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Licensed Practical Nurse : Nurseing, Expected in 1996
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US Army Nursing School - San Mateo, CA,
GPA:

Obtained my Licensed Practical Nurse license in 1997 in Utah.

I also currently hold a LPN license in the states of Georgia and Colorado.

Combat Medic : Combat Medic, Expected in 1992
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US Army Combat Medic School - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1991
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Clovis High School - Clovis, CA
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • US Army Nursing School
  • US Army Combat Medic School
  • Clovis High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Licensed School Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse, Mother-Baby Unit

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Combat Medic
  • High School Diploma

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