travel nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary of Qualifications
  • Highly motivated and skilled Registered Nurse since 2015, with 8 years of acute care experience in various critical care settings in Medical, Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care Units at Level 1-4 Trauma centers.
  • Traveling nurse for 6 years (24 contracts) across 4 states (AZ, CA, MA, SC). Facilities vary from size (24 to 814 beds) and acuity (Trauma Level 1 to 4).
  • Comfortable in fast paced emergency situations, capable of working well under pressure while remaining calm. Flexible, quick learner who adapts easily to new situations, and continually strives to expand professional knowledge and responsibilities.
  • Innovative problem solver, successful in managing time, prioritizing task, exercising sound judgement, and improving the safety and quality of patient care.
  • Effective communicator who easily relates well to people from all cultures and socioeconomic conditions as well as successfully builds and maintains positive rapport with patients, families, staff, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Creates a positive work environment and promotes teamwork by serving as resource role and mentor regarding clinical patient care issues and decision making skills.
Skills And Competencies
  • Massive blood transfusion protocols
  • Hypothermia therapy
  • External ventricular drain
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • ABG/lab value interpretation
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Chest tube management
  • Cardiac rhythm strip interpretation
  • Temporary & permanent pacemakers
  • In depth knowledge of IV therapy
  • Chest pain management
  • Brain death protocols with organ procurement process
  • Non-invasive/invasive hemodynamic monitoring (ie.Vigeleo, EV1000)
  • Balloon Pump Therapy
  • CRRT (NextStage)
  • Roto-prone therapy
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient-family focus centered care
  • Extensive wound care therapy
  • Patient/family advocate
Work History
Travel Nurse, 06/2017 - Current
Advanced Correctional Health Atchison, KS,
  • Performed RN duties for critically ill trauma, orthopedic, vascular, oral, maxillofacial, surgical oncological, neurosurgery, urology, post-operative patients, and medical/surgical ICU patients (ETOH, DKA, etc).
  • Provided trauma specific patient care such as stabilizing critical patients, performing mass transfusion and fluid resuscitation, titrating intravenous critical drips by interpretation of non-invasive and invasive hemodynamic monitoring values, ACLS, assist providers with chest tube, line insertions, and life saving bedside procedures, wound care, brain death protocols while working w/ organ procurement specialist, RSI, and following protocols to prevent VAP, CAUTI, and CLABSI.
  • Provided care for surgical, medical, trauma, and neuro ICU patients such as monitoring, heparin & TPA administration/titrating, vasopressor management, and associated assessments and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated leaderships skills such as responding as an member of critical care response team to emergencies for entire hospital inpatient settings, assumed role as an reliable resource to nurses on the unit.
Medical ICU Registered Nurse, 06/2016 - 06/2017
Dch Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Responsible for treating 1-2 critically ill patients presenting with conditions such as sepsis, shock, MODS, DIC, ARDS, GI bleeds, DKA, ARF, MI, CVA, CHF, COPD,renal and liver failure, and complex comorbidities.
  • Followed HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Utilized ventilators, monitors and infusion pumps following manufactures' guidelines.
  • Ensured implementation and maintenance of protocols were followed in compliance with evidence based nursing practice standards and patient care outcomes, as well as maintaining regulatory standards of core measures.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent, and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
Trauma-Neuro ICU RN, 08/2014 - 04/2015
St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center -Trauma Level 1 City, STATE,
  • Resuscitated and provided patient centered care for critically injured trauma patients, performed assessments, monitored and identified changes in patient conditions/status to provide appropriate interventions that promoted healing.
  • Obtained and interpreted patient health data to initiate, implement, and revise plan of care to meet patient, physician and family needs by using excellent communication skills and developing trusting relationships.
  • Coordinating patient care with in-house multidisciplinary teams and outside agencies such as for organ donation by developing good rapport with all members.
  • Participated in daily multidisciplinary trauma patient rounds by presenting all pertinent data of my 1-2 assigned trauma patients to trauma team members while encouraging patient/family participation during rounds to coordinate care with other disciplines.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2015
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
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  • Elected to Vice President for National Student Nursing Association in 2010 for Palm Beach State College.
Bachelor of Science: Exercise Physiology, Expected in 12/2011
The University of Tampa - Tampa, FL
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  • Thesis: Independent Study on Skeletal Muscle Physiology an indepth research and analysis of Skeletal Muscle Physiology; covering skeletal muscle structure, function, adaptability, damage and repair, abnormalities, injuries, and therapeutic interventions.
  • Research Projects and Presentations:

Cannata, M., Miller, A., Bergman, C., Alcantara, Z. Wilson, J.M. (2011) The Effects of various warm up implements and rest period lengths on batting acceleration, force, and velocity in the hitting zone. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

Miller, A., Cannata, M., Bergman, C., Alcantara, Z. Wilson, J.M. (2011) Differences among swing kinetics, kinematics, and end point fatigue between 5 varying normal and weighted bat conditions. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

Bergman, C., Miller A., Cannata, M. Alcantara, Z. Wilson, J.M. (2011) The relationship between rise time using electromyography in the triceps and bating velocity. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

Duncan, N., Miller A., Cannata, M., Wilson, J.M., (2011) The relationship between forearm grip strength, peak forearm activation and batting velocity amongst college NCAA athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

Alcantara, Z., Cannata, M., Miller, A., Wilson, J.M., (2011) Changes in peak velocity following 4 different warm up implements. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

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School Attended

  • Palm Beach State College
  • The University of Tampa

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel Nurse
  • Medical ICU Registered Nurse
  • Trauma-Neuro ICU RN


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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