visiting registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with 9+ years of experience in various types of long-term, rehabilitation and home health care. Seeking and opportunity to leverage expertise in chronic disease management, pain management, geriatric/ psych and palliative care. Able to provide individualized care plans and help patients meet goals by delivering and coordinating effective patient care. Highly effective at educating and counseling patients and caregivers on diagnoses and self-management. Proven leadership skills that enhance patient outcomes and improve patient quality of life. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining care.

  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Care Coordination
  • Patient Examination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
Curry College Milton, MA Expected in 06/2014 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
  • Dean's List Spring 2014
Quincy High School Quincy, MA Expected in 06/2012 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
  • Graduated with 3.5 GPA.
  • Dean's List 2008 and 2009.
  • Graduate cum laude.
Maven Institute Brighton, MA, Expected in No Degree : Clinical Assisting - GPA :
San Fernando Technical Institute San Fernando, Expected in Associate of Arts : Accounting - GPA :
Work History
Amedisys Home Health Services - Visiting Registered Nurse
Hyannis, MA, 12/2018 - Current
  • Assisting patients with preparation of Masshealth application forms for Group Adult Foster Care programs - MDS.
  • Completing Nurse's notes for Admission, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 60 days, Post Hospital and Annual visits.
  • Reviewing Multidisciplinary Care Plan every 6 months and PRN.
  • Supervisory evaluation of Personal Health Care Personnel at every visit.
  • Updating Comprehensive Care Plan and Medication Sheet.
  • Performing Home Safety Assessment on patients residence.
  • Creating Emergency Evacuation Plan with patients.
  • Performing necessary patient assessment, vital signs and medication compliance checks.
Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. - Staff Nurse
North Adams, MA, 12/2012 - Current
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical presentation, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
Solaris Healthcare - Certified Nursing Assistant
Tampa, FL, 08/1997 - 06/2012
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Provided continual advocacy for patients welfare, rights and needs.
Additional Information

Known as a patient advocate and team player by my fellow nurses and associates. Believes in empowering patients by delivering health education and nursing care that enhances wellness and quality of life.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Curry College
  • Quincy High School
  • Maven Institute
  • San Fernando Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Visiting Registered Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree
  • Associate of Arts

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