staff nurse resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Dedicated and well-qualified RN, offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration, and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive, and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Brings a 20+ year record in the field.

  • Intake and Discharge
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Care Coordination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Wound Care
Education and Training
University of Northeastern Philippines Iriga City, Philippines, Expected in 06/1992 Bachelor of Science : Bachelor of Science in Nursing - GPA :
  • California Board of Registered Nurse
  • Certified BLS for health care provider AHA
  • Certified ACLS for health care provider AHA
  • Certified PALS for health care provider AHA
Beth Israel Lahey Health - Staff Nurse
Arlington, MA, 02/2016 - Current
  • Performed patient assessments, education, and counseling on a diverse patient population transferred from ER/trauma, ICU, direct admission, and post-OP units of the hospital.
  • Utilized strong nursing judgments and critical thinking skills to identify and implement nursing interventions related to the medical, psychosocial, emotional, and pain demands of patients while assisting other team members.
  • Facilitated patient recovery processes by coordinating discharge planning in collaboration with physicians, case managers, social workers, nutritionists, PT/OT therapists, and outside vendors for home infusion therapy, and wound dressing changes.
  • Performed admissions and or discharges orthopedic assessment, CPM placement, anticoagulant protocol, blood transfusions, medication administration, and IV therapy.
  • Performs hourly rounding, ensuring patient safety and recovery.
  • Provide close monitoring of acute and chronic diseases for arrhythmia, MI screening, NIHSS assessment, anticoagulant therapy, and pre/post cardiac diagnostic procedure.
  • Perform cardiac and respiratory assessments and identify abnormalities and report to a physician, documenting all patient data concisely in the EPIC and carrying out treatments.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
Beth Israel Lahey Health - Staff Nurse
Lowell, MA, 03/2014 - 02/2016
  • Care for LTAC and TELE patients utilizing the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrates skills and handling emergency and life-threatening situations and participating in code blue.
  • Identify problems, potential problems, abnormal lab results, and change of condition act properly, and refer to physician accordingly.
  • Insert foley catheters, NGT, IV lines, care of a patient with chest tubes, PICC LINE, nephrostomy tube, and wound vac.
  • Performed head-to-toe daily assessments to assigned patients and wound care.
  • Administer missions and monitor patients on TPN, peg tube feeding, critical medication and drip, IV, antibiotics, blood products, and PCA according to hospital policy.
  • Collaborate with other members of the health team.
  • Performs care of patients with ventilator and basic ventilator management.
  • Display customer service attitude toward patients, visitors, and other staff members.
  • Ensure patient comfort and safety at all times.
  • Provide teachings for patients and families with respect to religion and cultural beliefs.
Beth Israel Lahey Health - Staff Nurse
Lynnfield, MA, 05/1997 - 06/2004
  • Cheer for crappy ill pediatric patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Assess patients, administer medication, monitor life-support equipment, prepare and set up ventilators, and care for central lines and other invasive lines for monitoring.
  • Monitor patient, vital signs, respond immediately to a life-threatening situation, remain calm and focused during resuscitation, and administer PALS medications.
  • Prepare for and assist physicians during intubation, chest tube insertion, ventricular tapping, lumbar puncture, central line insertion, cut down, blood exchange, and peritoneal dialysis.
  • Insert IV lines, set up IV infusions, administer drips, TPN, and other parenteral medication, and transfuse medication.
  • Operate equipment including the ABG machine, glucometer, defibrillator, cardiac monitor, ECG machine, ventilator, suction machine, portable BP apparatus, nebulizer, infusion pump, feeding pump, and doppler.
  • Insert urinary catheters, rectal tubes, and NG tubes, and administer tube feedings and gastric lavage.
  • Perform venipuncture for labs and collect specimens including tracheal aspirate, CSF, urine, stool, swab, and blood.
  • Providing support for patients and families and respecting their religion, beliefs, and cultural differences.
Beth Israel Lahey Health - Staff Nurse
Wakefield, MA, 08/1993 - 05/1996
  • Caracal surgical patient with the application of the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Provide direct patient care, vital signs, glucose monitoring, hygiene care, ambulation, wound care, medication, and blood administration.
  • Document patient's care, perform an ongoing assessment and update plans of care.
  • Assisting in surgery and medical procedures.
  • Insert outlines, urinary catheter tears, and NG tubes.

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School Attended

  • University of Northeastern Philippines

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  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science

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