staff registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 9+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to cardiac-telemetry patients. Knowledgeable about EKG and cardiac procedure requirements and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting standards of care set forth by Kentucky board of nursing. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs.

Skilled nursing professional, team oriented, experienced in care of seriously ill patients. Has a passion and commitment to providing the highest quality of medical care. Compassionate and empathetic advocate for patients and families. Skillfully assess health status, develop diagnoses and manage care for patients with acute and chronic concerns. Experienced in structured and unstructured environments, smoothly coordinating multiple activities and competing priorities.

  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Treatment Planning
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control
  • Managed Care
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Telemetry
  • Emotional Support
  • Medication Management
Work History
Staff Registered Nurse, 01/2011 - 11/2020
Department Of Veterans Affairs Santa Maria, CA,
  • Liaised with patients following cardiothoracic surgical procedures, providing support and education on post-surgical care.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Changed dressings, cleaned wounds and monitored vital signs of up to 5 patients concurrently with focus on quality care.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation and cardio rehabilitation training.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Certified Pharmacy Technician, 02/2003 - 07/2005
Wal-Mart Harrisonville, MO,
  • Coordinated verification and filling of more than 50 daily prescriptions in high-volume public pharmacy environment.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
Certified Pharmacy Technician, 03/1998 - 08/2002
Wal-Mart Harvey, LA,
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Assisted in preparation, distribution, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Communicated with prescribers to verify medication dosages, refill authorizations and patient information.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Restocked automated medication dispensing equipment.
  • Communicated directly with doctors offices via telephone, fax, and email.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
Dispersing Clerk , 04/1992 - 01/1996
US Navy City, STATE,
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Kept physical files and digitized records organized for easy updating and retrieval by authorized team members.
  • Interacted with customers professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Supported financial operations by managing tax drawers and researching variances.
  • Delivered expert clerical support by efficiently handling wide range of routine and special requirements.
  • Received Navy achievement medal for organizing and establishing accountability for paper work between personal and accounting departments.
  • Advanced to supervisor of payroll department.
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2011
Owensboro Community And Technical College - Owensboro, KY
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2022
Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN
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-Basic Life Saving

-Advanced Life Saving -American Heart Association

-ECG- telemetry

-NIHSS Stroke

-Basic First Aid

-Pharmacy technician



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School Attended

  • Owensboro Community And Technical College
  • Indiana Wesleyan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Dispersing Clerk


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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