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Registered Nurse

Philadelphia, PA

your.email@example.com
111-222-3333
www.your-website.com

Summary

Highly motivated Registered Nurse, seeking the position of Staff Nurse in an organization where I can make extensive use of my professional experience, based on best practice care models, supported by evidence-based principles to achieve the goals of the institution.

Work Experience

Registered Nurse

Medical Surgical, Long Term Acute Care, Kindred Hospital,

Feb 2012Current

Handle responsibilities of implementing and directing care by using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual Telemetry patients
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic telemetry and progressive care environment; including IV drips, Dobbhoff insertions, chest tube care and monitoring.
  • Responsible for administering prescribed medications and perform treatment of patients as prescribed by physicians.
  • Assess patient health status and lab values, report changes to physicians.
  • Provide care for patients on high-acuity ventilator unit.
  • Administer medications, complete wound treatments, monitor tube feedings, maintain catheters, IV/central lines, perform trach suctioning, obtain specimens for lab analysis, process new admissions, and maintain accurate charting.
  • Educate patients and family members on disease prevention, and healthy lifestyle changes.

Registered Nurse, Supervisor

Sterling Rehab and Health Care ,

Feb 2012Current

Responsible for providing supervision of patient care to new employees, LPNs, and RNs.
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate staffing is provided to ensure patient safety.
  • Schedule, coordinate, integrate, and observe nursing, non-nursing, and patient services to provide optimal quality patient care and services
  • Ensure that the nursing care and clerical services are carried out as directed and in accordance with physician's instructions
  • Educate patients and family members on disease prevention, healthy lifestyle changes.
  • Assess patient health status and lab values, report changes to physicians.
  • Properly execute new physician orders.
  • Develop and delegate assignments to RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.
  • Interact with patients and families regarding questions and/or concerns.

Registered Nurse

Medical Surgical Kidney and Liver Transplant Unit, Carolina Medical Center,

Jun 2010Feb 2012

Assess patients' individual needs and give the best quality care for productive outcomes
  • Monitor surgical sites for bleeding, infection, dehiscence, and healing
  • Telemetry monitoring
  • Initiates and discontinues patients peritoneal dialysis treatment
  • Pain management by means of oral, IV, IM, PCA and Epidural pumps
  • Monitor and discontinue IV, Central Venous Catheter, and PICC
  • Consistently initiates patient teaching of Chronic Disease management
  • Perform charge nurse duties and preceptor for students and new employees

Registered Nurse

Elwyn, Inc,

Jun 2009Jun 2010

Unity Villa
  • Conduct physical assessments on residents upon admission and throughout residential stay.
  • Supervisor Staff and conduct on call duties
  • Prepare and administer medication as ordered by the PCP and psych doctors.
  • Review monthly MAR from the pharmacy and make corrections as necessary.
  • Administer and document immunizations as ordered following receipt of authorization consent by family/resident
  • Refer residents to physicians when assessment indicated further medical evaluation.
  • Consistently initiates and updates teaching plan
  • Evaluate and document the effectiveness of nursing intervention

Education

Bachelor of Science

Chamberlain College of Nursing,

20102011

Associates in Nursing

Community College of Philadelphia,

20072009

Arts and Technology

Brandywine Campus,

20042005

Associate in Early Childhood Education

Community College of Philadelphia,

19992002

Skills

ACLS, BLS

Additional Information

Core Competencies:
  • Familiar with the working principles and procedures of health care organizations
  • Possess extensive knowledge of Microsoft Applications.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology and practices
  • Good communicator with excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with medical staff, patients, and the public
  • Sound knowledge of medical equipment.
  • Highly organized and has the ability to multi task
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