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

Compassionate, knowledgeable and hardworking Registered Nurse with four in a half years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care in PCU, cardiac telemetry and medsurg units. Demonstrates the ability to foster relationships and coordinate with other healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Cerner, Epic and Meditech documentation
  • Chest tube and woundvac management
  • Heart rhythm interpretation and monitoring
  • NG tube insertion and removal
  • Tracheostomy care and management
  • IV insertion/ lab specimen draws and/or collections
  • Foley catheter and fecal management system insertion, removal and management
  • Central line sterile dressing changes
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking
  • ACLS, BLS, NIHSS certifications
Experience
08/2022 to 02/2023 PCU/Medsurg/Telemetry Registered Nurse Banner University Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Admit, discharge and transferred patients (according to proper level of care)
  • Prioritize nursing care and tasks based upon patient acuity; reviewed nursing orders
  • Assessed patients and documented nursing care and patient response to treatment in EHR system.
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs, fluid intake/output and changes in signs and symptoms.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status and Identified irregular readings.
  • Notify MD of critical lab values, abnormal assessments and changes in patient condition in a timely manner.
  • Prepared patients for pre-op procedures
  • Monitored and assessed patients post procedure transferred from PACU recovery to unit
  • Performed 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Administered blood and blood products
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications and monitored for adverse side effects.
  • Initiate and titrate IV drips (heparin, insulin, argatroban, antidysrhythmics)
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders and diseases.
  • Replaced electrolytes via P.O and/or intravenous
  • Performed laboratory diagnostic testing via central line and/or bodily fluids
  • Inserted nasogastric tubes
  • Administered parenteral and enteral feedings
  • Insert/discontinued peripheral access
  • Assess/maintain/discontinued central lines
  • Followed PPE specifications and guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
  • Educated patients/caregivers regarding health conditions, care and medications in a easy comprehendible manner
  • Advocated for patient needs with the interdisciplinary team and implemented outline treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, evaluate patient care plans and prevent return hospitalizations.
  • Performed rounds on patients q2 hrs basis checking on patients' well-being.
  • Activated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement as needed
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Performed postmortem care
07/2022 to 08/2022 Medsurg/Telemetry Nurse Eastside Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Admit, transfer and discharge patients
  • Prioritize nursing care and tasks, reviewed nursing orders
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs, fluid intake/output and changes in signs and symptoms.
  • Monitor/identified regular and irregular telemetry readings, notified physician of irregularities and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Initiate /titrated oxygen according to patient oxygen needs and demand
  • Notify MD of critical lab values, abnormal assessments and changes in patient condition.
  • Performed 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Administered blood and blood products
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications and monitored for adverse side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders and diseases.
  • Administer and titrated IV drips- only heparin on medsurg
  • Replaced electrolytes via P.O and/or intravenous
  • Performed laboratory diagnostic testing via central line and/or bodily fluids
  • Administered parenteral and enteral feedings
  • Insert/discontinued peripheral access
  • Assess/maintain/discontinued central lines
  • Followed PPE specifications and guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
  • Educated patients/caregivers regarding health conditions, care and medications in a easy comprehendible manner
  • Advocated for patient needs with the interdisciplinary team and implemented outline treatment plans.
  • Documented nursing care and patient response to treatment in EHR system.
  • Coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, evaluate patient care plans and prevent return hospitalizations.
  • Performed rounds on patients q2 hrs basis checking on patients' well-being.
  • Activated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement as needed
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Provided postmortem care
01/2022 to 04/2022 Travel Nurse- COVID/Medsurg/Telemetry Cone Health System | City, STATE,
  • Admit, transfer and discharge patients
  • Prioritize nursing care and tasks, reviewed nursing orders
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs, fluid intake/output and changes in signs and symptoms.
  • Monitor/identified regular and irregular telemetry readings, notified physician of irregularities and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Initiate /titrated oxygen according to patient oxygen needs and demand
  • Notify MD of critical lab values, abnormal assessments and changes in patient condition.
  • Performed 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Administered blood and blood products
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications and monitored for adverse side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders and diseases.
  • Administer and titrated IV drips- only heparin on medsurg
  • Replaced electrolytes via P.O and/or intravenous
  • Performed laboratory diagnostic testing via central line and/or bodily fluids
  • Administered parenteral and enteral feedings
  • Insert/discontinued peripheral access
  • Assess/maintain/discontinued central lines
  • Followed PPE specifications and guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
  • Educated patients/caregivers regarding health conditions, care and medications in a easy comprehendible manner
  • Advocated for patient needs with the interdisciplinary team and implemented outline treatment plans.
  • Documented nursing care and patient response to treatment in EHR system.
  • Coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, evaluate patient care plans and prevent return hospitalizations.
  • Performed rounds on patients q2 hrs basis checking on patients' well-being.
  • Activated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement as needed
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Provided postmortem care
09/2021 to 12/2021 Travel Nurse- COVID/PCU/Telemetry Registered Nurse Prisma Health Richland Columbia | City, STATE,
  • Admit, transfer and discharge patients
    Prioritize nursing care and tasks, reviewed nursing orders
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs, fluid intake/output and changes in signs and symptoms.
    Initiate /titrated oxygen according to patient oxygen needs and demand Notify MD of critical lab values, abnormal assessments and changes in patient condition.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status and identified irregular telemetry readings, performed 12 lead EKGs
    Performed 5 rights of medication administration.
    Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications and monitored for adverse side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders and diseases. Administer and titrated IV drips (heparin, argatroban, insulin, antidysrhythmics, PCA, ketamine)
  • Replaced electrolytes
    Performed blood and blood product transfusions
  • Performed laboratory diagnostic testing via peripheral stick, central line and/or bodily fluids
    Administered parenteral and enteral feedings
    Insert/discontinued peripheral access
  • Assess/maintain/discontinued central lines
    Followed PPE specifications and guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
    Educated patients/caregivers regarding health conditions, care and medications in a easy comprehendible manner
03/2021 to 08/2021 Travel Nurse, PCU/Medsurg/COVID-19 Unit RN Company Name | City, State,
  • Admit and discharge patients
  • Prioritized nursing tasks, assignments and review nursing orders
  • Assessed and monitored patient conditions, vital signs, recovery progress, behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Followed PPE specifications and disposed of contaminated materials, following strict safety guidelines while providing care to COVID-19 patients.
  • Initiate and titrate oxygen according to patient oxygen needs.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status and report abnormal and rhythm changes to physician
  • Performed 12 lead EKGs
  • Performed 5 rights to patient medication administration
  • Administered medications and monitored for side effects, replaced electrolytes, perform 5 rights to patient medication administration before
  • Administer and titrate IV drips (heparin, argatroban, insulin antidysrhythmics, PCA)
  • Administered parenteral and enteral feedings
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions
  • Performed laboratory diagnostic testing via peripheral stick, central line and/or bodily fluids
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds and answering questions.
  • Educated patients/caregivers regarding health conditions, care and medications in a easy comprehendible manner
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Initiated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Provided postmortem care
12/2020 to 02/2021 Travel Nurse, COVID-19 Emergency Response/ PCU RN Company Name | City, State,
  • Admit and discharge COVID-19 patients
  • Followed PPE specifications and disposed of contaminated materials during downing and doffing
  • Correlate patient assessments based upon patient acuity to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Administer medications and breathing treatments per facility protocol
  • Initiate and titrate oxygen according to patient oxygen needs.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status and report abnormal and rhythm changes to physician
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals (physician, respiratory therapist, dietician, OT/PT) to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Provided patient education to patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, medication self-management/ administration/side effects and signs and symptoms to report.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Initiated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Provided postmortem care
01/2018 to 11/2021 Registered Nurse, PCU, Cardiac Telemetry Company Name | City, State,
  • Admit and discharge patients
  • Conducted patient assessments and coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, and carry out interventions and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored and managed chest tubes, JP/penrose drains and document output
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Monitored and interpreted patients heart rhythm for changes and documented per protocol and report abnormal findings to physician
  • Perform 12 lead EKGs and dressing changes
  • Start and titrate IV drips (heparin, insulin, argatroban, antidysrhythmics)
  • Document patient intake/outputs
  • Perform glucose test
  • Collect lab specimens
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results and report critical values to physician
  • Replace patients electrolytes per protocol
  • Administered TPN and lipids
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions
  • Performed sterile dressing changes for PICC lines and other centrally inserted lines
  • Manage woundvac machines
  • Manage PCA pumps
  • Provide care to LVAD patients (heartmate and heartware)
  • Educate patient on their disease process and medication regimen
  • Advocate for patients
  • Administered palliative care
  • Initiate patient careplans and document appropiately
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Initiated the rapid response team according to nursing judgement
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to patients code status
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Charge nurse
  • Provided postmortem care
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2017 Bachelor of Science | Nursing South University , Columbia, SC, GPA:
Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma | Swansea High School, Swansea, SC, GPA:

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School Attended

  • South University
  • Swansea High School

Job Titles Held:

  • PCU/Medsurg/Telemetry Registered Nurse
  • Medsurg/Telemetry Nurse
  • Travel Nurse- COVID/Medsurg/Telemetry
  • Travel Nurse- COVID/PCU/Telemetry Registered Nurse
  • Travel Nurse, PCU/Medsurg/COVID-19 Unit RN
  • Travel Nurse, COVID-19 Emergency Response/ PCU RN
  • Registered Nurse, PCU, Cardiac Telemetry

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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