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travel registered nurse resume example with 5 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

I am a compassionate nurse with 3 years of nursing experience on an neurotelemetry unit. I am adapt to taking care of intermediate level patients and quickly responding to sudden changes in heart rhythms or changes neurological status. Taking on a challenge is something I thrive on. I have experience in working as charge and precepting and am described as someone who collaborates well with others and enjoys being a team player. Currently I am very interested in cardiac patients. My new focus is to take care of intensive care patients, aquire more experience, and gain more education.

Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Medication Administration
  • Blood Draw and IV Administration
  • Patient Examination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
Experience
Travel Registered Nurse, 10/2021 to Current
Kaiser PermanenteLivermore, CA,
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Treated and monitored wounds; especially daily dressing changes for chest tubes.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
Registered Nurse, 06/2018 to 10/2021
Children's Hospital Of Orange CountyLaguna Hills, CA,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Delivered care to 4-5 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Acted as Chare nurse and oversaw staffing assignments, working with supervisors, and managing patient conflicts on the unit
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Monitored vital signs and neurological status every four hour hours or more frequently if ordered, obtained lab draws, and inserted peripheral IVs.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including stroke, seizure disorders and encephalopathy.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications intravenously and titrated drips such carizem and amiodarone.
Patient Care Technician, 06/2017 to 06/2018
Jackson Health SystemMiami, FL,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Obtained lab work.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
Biology Tutor, 08/2017 to 05/2018
Longwood UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Helped students with subject knowledge as well as general abilities in learning, studying and retaining information.
  • Worked with pupils to identify learning style and select appropriate teaching methods.
  • Communicated with professors about expected reading material.
Education and Training
: Biochemistry, Expected in to Christopher Newport University - Newport News, VA
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2018 to Longwood University - Farmville, VA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Certification
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School Attended

  • Christopher Newport University
  • Longwood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Biology Tutor

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

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