staff rn ii resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
12 years nursing experience in Peri-operative, Medical Intensive Care, Telemetry and  Vascular Radiology. Maintains strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction and being strong advocate for  patients. Committed to providing excellent, compassionate care and teaching to patients.
License Registered Nurse (RN), State of North Carolina 2004- present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-present
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2015- present
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 2015- present
Skill Highlights
  • Vascular care understanding
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Trained in pre and post op care (adults and pediatrics)
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Moderate Sedation expertise
  • Excellent IV start skills
  • Trained in vent management
  •  EKG strip interpreter
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Excellent phlebotomy skills
Professional Experience
Staff RN II, 07/2013 to Current
Common SpiritMount Shasta, CA,
Monitored pre and post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Assisted patients with oxygen therapy in post-op. Managed caseload of variety of clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Provided necessary health education training/ discharge instructions.  Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, DM2, and asthma.
Staff RN II, 09/2012 to 07/2013
Common SpiritPapillion, NE,
Excellent vascular radiology staff nurse. Expertise in various vascular radiology procedures including embolization, angioplasty, stent placement, IVC, drug eluding beads, and thrombolysis.  Responsible for administering moderate sedation for patients receiving various invasive interventional radiological procedures under fluoroscopy. Duties include pain management, airway management, mentation management during such procedures; including points on a continuum per patient. Additional duties included starting IV's and initiating and maintaining monitoring of vital signs while under moderate sedation.
Lead Nurse, Third floor, Float Pool Nurse, 07/2011 to 02/2012
Dignity HealthRedwood City, CA,
Responsible for providing professional nursing care services for patients with medical and long-term psychiatric disorders. Utilized strong clinical care skills as well as psychosocial support to patents and families. Duties included managing patients with difficult and combative behaviors, learning NCI training, medication administration, assess clients thoroughly after incidents or accidents, ensuring participation in plan of care and coordinating care between medical doctors and psychiatrist. Additional duties included starting IV's and deescalating violent behavior directed toward self, staff, and other residents.
Staff Nurse (Agency), 2010 to 2011
Dignity HealthWoodland, CA,
Provide staffing assistance for on-site clinics within large manufacturing companies in NC. Duties included on-site drug testing, BAT testing, vision screenings/ exams, hearing screenings/ exams, pre-placement physicals, respirator physicals and office visits. Responsible for first aide in all facility accidents. Coordinated care with on-site ANP and MD.  Dispensed OTC medications per policy.
Staff Nurse, 2006 to 2010
Dignity HealthMesa, AZ,
Serve as charge nurse and preceptor. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Provided comprehensive care for patients with life threatening illnesses in medical ICU. Promoted health, education, and support to patients and families. Duties included bedside monitoring, 12-lead EKG expertise, experience with variety of ventilators and calculating various drips and titration parameters to achieve hemodynamic stability. Knowledgeable in responding to a medical arrest and following ACLS guidelines. Duties also included providing assistance to the physician for bedside procedures such as spinal taps, insertion of a central lines, and assist with the insertion of arterial lines. Coordinated with doctors and  registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with unit policies and procedures.
Staff Nurse, 2006 to 10/2006
Inova Mount Vernon HospitalCity, STATE,
Staff nurse for patients with life threatening illnesses in CCU or cardio/pulmonary unit. Duties included bedside monitoring, 12-lead EKG,  ventilator experience, and calculating/ maintaining various medication infusion drips to achieve hemodynamic stability. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Staff Nurse, 2004 to 2006
Lifecare Hospital Of North CarolinaCity, STATE,
Delivered a complete range of acute care services for long-term patients. Accurately obtained and documented patient history and medication lists, assessed individual conditions and needs, and prioritize patient care. Worked extensively with ventilators, arterial monitoring and triple lumen CVP monitoring. Prepared equipment and assisted physicians during patient examinations. Also worked extensively with wound care which including: staging wounds, providing a detail assessment of the wounds once exposed for cleaning/ treatment, assisted with bedside debridement, provided various treatments/dressings. Expertise in various wound vac's, pulse lavage and specialty beds.
Monitor Technician/ Registered Nurse, 2001 to 11/2004
Nash General HospitalCity, STATE,
Provided direct nursing care, medication, and blood administration to patients with mild congestive heart failure, acute chest pain, and gastrointestinal bleeds. Accurately obtained and documented patient history and medication lists, and assessed individual conditions and needs. Received extensive knowledge with reading EKG rhythm strips and analyzing difficult and rare cardiac conditions. Extensive knowledge of how to read and perform a 12-lead EKG's. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Education and Training
Associate Degree: Nursing, ADN, Expected in 2004 to Nash Community College - Rocky Mount, NC
Nursing, ADN
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in to University of North Carolina at Wilmington - ,
Currently enrolled since August 2015 in online RN-BSN program. Current GPA 3.89. Awarded Deans List 2015. Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.
Patient Care
  • Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.
  • Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Documented patient intake information.
Family Support
  • Educated families about procedures, treatment regimens, prevention and care.
  • Maintained compliance with regulatory standards designated on each unit .
  • Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, EPIC computerized charting, great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills
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School Attended

  • Nash Community College
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff RN II
  • Staff RN II
  • Lead Nurse, Third floor, Float Pool Nurse
  • Staff Nurse (Agency)
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Monitor Technician/ Registered Nurse


  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor of Science

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