staff nurse emergency department resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Fourteen years experience as an RN; primarily in the Emergency Department; of county, teaching hospitals and private facilities. Dedicated member of multidisciplinary health care teams and known for excellent clinical skills; patient advocacy; ability to remain calm under pressure and strong leadership skills. Additional areas of expertise include supervision of Emergency Department staff; scheduling, performance reviews, JCHAO and state audit compliance reviews.

Skill Highlights
  • Extensive ER experience
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Cultural awareness, diversity and sensitivity
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Knowledge of California Nursing Practice Act
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Diffusing Assaultive Behavior Training
  • Policy/procedure development

  • JCHAO/State audits and compliance
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)software Ibex,Epic
  • HAZMAT training level C
  • Specialize in assessing, intervening and stabilizing a variety of illnesses, trauma and psychiatric conditions
  • Effectively deal with patients in life-threatening situations and provide assessments quickly

Professional Experience
Staff Nurse Emergency Department, 06/2008 - 09/2011
Upmc Greensburg, PA,

JCHAO approved stroke center; proficient in NIHSS and standards for acute stroke. STEMI Receiving Center, Psychiatric Emergency Department and receiving center.

Travel Nurse Emergency Department, 05/2008 - 07/2008
Uchealth Steamboat Springs, CO,

Local travel assignment at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, Ca in the ED. Upon completion of assignment was offered a permanent full-time position by the facility.

Perioperative Nurse Ambulatory Surgery Center, 10/2007 - 02/2008
Catholic Health Initiative Sioux City, IA,

Ambulatory surgery center; perioperative nurse / OR circulating nurse, PACU nurse for general surgical procedures and specialties; urological, orthopedic, gynecological, vascular, plastics and ENT.

Endoscopy Nurse, 03/2007 - 08/2007
Upmc Kane, PA,

Pre-procedure intake, moderate sedation, procedural nursing and post-procedure discharge.

Charge Nurse/ Clinical Nurse/ Staff Nurse Emergency Department, 06/1999 - 02/2007
San Mateo Medical Center City, STATE,

Worked with culturally and socio-economically diverse patient population of varying ages. Annual performance evaluations, and assisted employees in goal setting. Counseled staff in disciplinary process. Responsible for shift supervision: patient care work assignments, monitor of care delivery, coordinate and triage admissions, discharges and transfers. Maintain established hospital and departmental safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Assist in the orientation / evaluation process. Assist in planning and controlling unit's budget. Responsible for staff schedules and time card review; ResQ system. Completes annual performance evaluations, and assists employees in goal setting. Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other disciplines, and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Served on variety of committees, part of team chosen to review EMR systems, request for purchase from board of supervisors and then implementation and training.

Staff Nurse Level I Trauma Center , 09/2001 - 04/2004
San Francisco General Hospital City, STATE,

Care of patients triage through discharge in a level 1 county trauma/emergency department.

Staff Nurse Emergency Department, 03/1999 - 06/1999
Sutter Memorial And Sutter General Hospital City, STATE,

Staff nurse Emergency Department.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification current
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) current
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 2012
  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course 2003
  • ENPC- Emergency Nurse Pediatric Core 2003
Education and Training
Associate of Science: , Expected in 1999
Napa Valley College - Napa, CA
Status -
  • Recipient of Bellow family academic grant 1997
Community Service
  • Domestic Violence advocate, participates in various focus groups with CORA (community overcoming relationship abuse) SMCO DA's office, SMCO Sheriffs, Probation and SMCO Police Departments.
  • Administrator/Moderator of national web based DV support forum.

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School Attended

  • Napa Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse Emergency Department
  • Travel Nurse Emergency Department
  • Perioperative Nurse Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Endoscopy Nurse
  • Charge Nurse/ Clinical Nurse/ Staff Nurse Emergency Department
  • Staff Nurse Level I Trauma Center
  • Staff Nurse Emergency Department


  • Associate of Science

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