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staff registered nurse resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Pennsylvania State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 17 years experience of delivering high-quality care to patients in the hospital setting, in the home, and in the outpatient/family medicine/PCP office setting. Driven nursing professional that is compassionate and caring with excellent communication skills. Experienced in chronic disease management, health maintenance, preventitive management, and chronic care management. Highly effective at educating and counseling patients and family's on diagnoses and self-management. Strong desire to focus on preventative care and health education. Proven leadership skills that enhance patient outcomes and guide nursing teams toward the achievement of patient care goals. Committed to providing individualized care and excellent leadership. Successful at working closely with doctors and in building relationships with patients and their family. Offering exemplary organizational ability and a history of effective communication with patients, families and healthcare providers alike. Offering a proven history of successfully advocating for patients and working with practitioners. Proven leader effective at working well with and guiding co-workers toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving wide-spread healthcare system initiatives. Hardworking nursing professional well-versed in primary care. Adept at working with people of all ages. Compassionate clinical nurse adept at providing comprehensive patient care and education with a talent for leading by example. Able to handle the medical and personal needs of patients with a focused and compassionate mentality. Proficient in documentation and compliance. Smoothly blends hands-on skills with advanced clinical background. Successful at working with all levels of healthcare providers, physicians and administrators to address patient needs.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgement skills
  • Patient and family education
  • Organization and planning
  • Coordinating care and triaging phone calls
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Building trust and rapport
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Care planning
Education and Training
Saint Francis University Loretto, PA Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Midland Care Connection - Staff Registered Nurse
Kansas City, KS, 06/2001 - 08/2010
  • Delivered direct care to 4-6 patients per day on a 29 bed unit, including stabilizing patients, identifying treatment options, and administering oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitoring responses.
  • Covered the LPN working on the same section of the unit, providing direct patient care for treatments that were outside of the LPN's scope of practice.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs monitoring and recording patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Trained new RN hires to meet patient service goals, standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Oversaw nursing operations as a charge nurse supervising all staff on a 29-bed unit, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care while managing and providing leadership.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines as part of the policy and procedure committee that met once a month.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
Day Kimball Hospital - Registered Nurse Case Manager
Dayville, CT, 09/2010 - 09/2011
  • Conducted patient assessments to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
Management & Training Corporation - Registered Nurse
Chicago, IL, 10/2011 - Current
  • Strong leader for co-workers
  • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions
  • Collaborated with outside resources and agencies to provider patients with further treatment and recovery options
  • Assessed patient conditions and got them treatment quickly.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians to relay patient needs.
  • Conducted patient assessments to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
Activities and Honors

Received the Florence Nightingale Award while working at Lewistown Hospital.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Saint Francis University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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