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staff registered nurse labor and delivery resume example with 17+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Florida State & New York State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 14 years of experience delivering high-quality care to women in high risk Labor & Delivery units.

Certifications
  • Basic Cardiac Life (BLS) Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life (ACLS) Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
  • Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics
  • Certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Experience
08/2021 to Current Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Memorial Regional | City, STATE,
  • Care for pregnant women in labor and for babies immediately after birth.
  • Review and track progress of mothers in labor, interpret fetal heart monitor and inform delivering physician of status.
  • Perform vaginal examinations and cervical checks as needed to monitor labor progress.
  • Assist doctors in identifying and treating preeclampsia.
  • Closely Monitor blood pressures and administer Magnesium sulfate and antihypertensives for treatment of preeclampsia.
  • Monitor blood glucose by performing accuchecks and administer insulin per sliding scales for diabetic mothers in labor.
  • Monitor blood glucose by performing heelsticks in newborns.
  • Administer oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitor patient reactions.
  • Circulate in Operating room during cesarean sections, hysterectomies & bilateral tubal ligations.
  • Provide Care and observation of high risk preterm mothers both singleton and multiparous pregnancies.
  • Administration of pain medications and blood transfusions.
  • Caring for Covid patients in isolation and maintaining infection control.
  • Caring for patients during Preterm or Full-term miscarriage and assisting physician in delivery process.
  • Able to provide post-mortem care of neonates, infants and provide family support.
  • Respond to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approach to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
05/2008 to 07/2021 Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery NYP Alexandra Cohen Hospital For Women & Newborns | City, STATE,

Worked as a staff nurse in multiple roles included the role of charge nurse, triage nurse, labor & delivery nurse, scrub & circulating nurse in the OR, PACU and baby nurse.

  • Assisted in transition of entire labor delivery department in New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center to a brand new facility across from the main hospital now known as Alexandra Cohen Women & Children's hospital.
  • Facilitated care of pregnant patients who present in Preterm or Full-term labor.
  • Review, track and documented progress of mothers in labor, interpret fetal heart monitor and inform delivering physician of status.
  • Management of patients in pain using IV and epidural PCA methods
  • Triage patients presenting to labor and delivery with any complaints such as: bleeding, signs and symptoms of labor/pain, decreased fetal movement, and rupture of membranes.
  • Facilitate communication between patients and doctor at all times by being a patient advocate.
  • Placement of IV lines and phlebotomy.
  • Acting as a Scrub RN and Circulating RN in operating room cases.
  • Assist in cesarean during scrub with tubal ligation's, D&C’s. and STAT cases.
  • Oriented new nursing staff to the floor as a preceptor and evaluated progress.
  • Worked with anesthesia to ensure adequate pain management of laboring patients on the labor floor or in the operating room.
  • Care for patients postpartum after vaginal and cesarean birth.
  • Post-partum assessment of vital signs, fundal checks, bleeding, and pain management.
  • Assessment of Urine output, IV fluids, checking lab values, and bleeding risk.
  • Experience in high risk OB patients: Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, pregnancy with multiple gestations, bleeding disorders, and Preterm or Full-term miscarriage.
  • Able to provide post-mortem care of neonates, infants and provide family support.
  • Management of Pre-eclampsia using medications such Magnesium Sulfate, Labetalol and Hydralazine.
  • Management of Preterm Labor with Magnesium sulfate, nifedipine and/or Betamethasone.
  • Administration of Blood transfusions and activation of massive transfusion protocols as needed.
  • Contacting social work in patients who are at risk of depression and/or for teenage pregnancies.
  • Educate mothers on newborn care, breastfeeding and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Charge Nurse Duties: responsible for staff in the delegation of patient assignments, staffing the unit, organizing operating room, recovery room, & triage, ensuring scheduled cases and inductions get admitted on time and consulting with antepartum.
  • Work effectively as a team leader managing other nurses on the floor, communicating with physicians and supervisors as well as the NICU team.
  • Familiarity of utilization of team huddles and going up chain of command to adhere to patient safety protocols.
08/2005 to 05/2008 Oncology Staff Registered Nurse Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center | City, STATE,

Worked as a Staff nurse on the Neurology/Neurosurgery/Orthopedic/Pain and Palliative Care floor with oncology patients.

  • Responsible for providing direct patient care as assigned for medical and surgical patients recovering from craniotomies, laminectomies, brain biopsies, and orthopedic surgeries.
  • Acting as a patient and family advocate by contacting appropriate departments and staff to assist in answering questions, educating about disease process, medications, and procedures and providing emotional support.
  • Collaborated with a multidisciplinary teams in Neurology, Pain, and Orthopedics.
  • Management hemodynamically unstable cancer patients.
  • Performing wound care and dressing changes.
  • Monitoring vital signs and laboratory results.
  • Medication transcription, administration and education.
  • Administered Chemotherapy infusions in patients receiving Methotrexate & Rituximab.
  • Maintaining strict intake and output, monitoring urine pH every 6 hours and administering antiemetics as ordered.
  • Provided patients with information on range of subjects, not limited to side effects from chemotherapy and benefits of proper nutrition during treatment.
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for cancer patients receiving treatment.
  • Providing comfort care to end stage dying and DNR patients, creating a peaceful and respectful environment, providing support to families involved.
  • Monitoring postoperative patients after neurovascular procedures Maya reservoir & VP shunts.
  • Post mortem care and family support.
  • Initiating referrals to appropriate departments of patient care such as Nutrition, Social Work, Case Manager, PT/OT, wound care RN, patient representatives.
  • Charge nurse, managed admissions and discharges and organize staffing of the floor.
  • Orienting new staff to the floor, assessing their progress, and troubleshooting problems.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2018 to to Master of Science | Nursing Education Walden University, , GPA:
Expected in 05/2005 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing New York University, New York, NY, GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success Walden University Chapter - Sigma Alpha Pi

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • New York University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Oncology Staff Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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