staff nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with pleasant personality and a tenacity that knows no restrictions. Experience in coordinating care, advocating for Veterans, resourceful, proactive, able to make appropriate decisions for high-quality and cost-effective care. Willingness to learn and expand scope of practice as a Registered Nurse.

  • Patient Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Policy Implementation
  • Organization/Communication
  • Leadership
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
Staff Nurse, 09/2020 to Current
Lenoir Memorial HospitalKinston, NC,
  • Assess medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Keep meticulous charting notes regarding patient assessments and medications, later transferring information into records management system.
  • Work within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Evaluate cardio-respiratory systems for deviations, providing appropriate treatment as necessary.
  • Educate patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction.
RN Care Manager, 02/2018 to 09/2020
Community Care, IncRacine, WI,
  • Provided coordinated, comprehensive, and patient centered care to an assigned panel of patients, utilizing Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model.
  • Assessed learning needs of patients and develop post-discharge planning and continuity of care with patient, family and health care team.
  • Conducted health screening and physical assessment during scheduled and unscheduled visits.
  • Triaged patients with acute/chronic illnesses manage or transfer to emergency department /various specialties as needed.
  • Educated patients/family on effective disease prevention, health promotion and management of chronic diseases through follow-up visits and discharge calls.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality and privacy rights in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary team (Physician, Psychologist, Medical Assistant, Nutritionist, Social Worker) to ensure high quality care.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated the appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Participating member of result driven clinic teams charged with improving patient quality care measures including; diabetes, Chronic Heart Failure hypertension, COPD & Colonoscopy screening.
  • Provided weekly Telehealth wellness care via video to ensure Veterans continued access to nursing care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating their care preferences to practitioners, ensuring interventions met their goals for treatment and identifying insurance coverage.
  • Recommended modifications based on patients' response to treatment.
Staff Nurse, 11/2008 to 01/2018
Lenoir Memorial HospitalKinston, NC,
  • Coordinated nursing care and oversees nursing care for patients on CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) program.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to ensure high quality nursing care.
  • Charge Nurse overseeing NA, PCA, LPN and RN's and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Cared for variety of patients including ventilator, dialysis, pre/post-op, and those on palliative care.
  • Anticipated patients' needs and determined scopes treatment plans and the need for updates.
  • Responsible for training student nurses, new hires, providing guidance and mentorship teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health and deliver high quality care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, wound care, ostomy care, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Coordinated with outgoing and incoming charge nurses.
  • Assessed the physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Identified the learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Recommended modifications based on patients' response to treatment.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
  • Participated in weekly patient case conferences, to educate staff and facilitate good communication.
  • Provided case management services, counseling, education and life-skills training to patients and family.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Participated in weekly/monthly discharge planning meetings with interdisciplinary team disseminate information to staff.
Nursing Supervisor/ Nursing Care Coordinator, 04/2017 to 07/2017
Silvercrest Center For Nursing And RehabilitationCity, STATE,
  • Met nursing operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; productivity, quality, and customer service standards; resolving problems and identifying system improvements.
  • Assured quality of care by interpreting facility and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state practice act requirements.
  • Provided information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.
  • Coordinated nursing department activities to ensure availability of appropriate clinical and support staff for resident care.
  • Achieved high staff morale through effective communication, prompt problem resolution, proactive supervisory practices and facilitating a proactive work environment.
  • Investigated and reported all incidents per facility policies.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
Master of Science: Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Expected in 2016
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2008
Dominican College of Blauvelt - Orangeburg, NY ,
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts, Expected in 2006
College Of Mount Saint Vincent - Bronx, NY

Registered Professional Nurse, 2008-present

American Heart Association Health Care Provider, BLS-current , ACLS

Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, CRRN-current

PRI- certified

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Dominican College of Blauvelt
  • College Of Mount Saint Vincent

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse
  • RN Care Manager
  • Staff Nurse
  • Nursing Supervisor/ Nursing Care Coordinator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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