Nurse

Nurse
Resume examples

Resume Examples Objectives and summaries
Nurse
Nurse
Resume examples
Resume Examples Objectives and summaries

Certified nursing assistant

Senior

Optimized patient care by creating a safe, hygienic, and high-quality hospital environment; continually worked to accelerate patient recovery by minimizing infections. Offered health education to patients and families and coordinated with other departments such as social services, recreational and group therapists. Worked in all medical units including Neuro, CVCU, CVPCU, ICU, Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery, Oncology, Observation, Post-op, Pre-op, Rehab, Orthopedic, Med Surg, and PACU.

  • Answered and clarified patient’s concerns making sure that doctors’ orders are followed on time.
  • Ensured a safe and secured environment for patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Embarked into the innovation planning committee; crafted a directory for float staff, introduced colorful scrubs day, created reports, and bulletin boards.
  • Contributed productively to scheduled and non-scheduled changes, emergencies, and stressful environments.
  • Obtained health history, maintained detailed records, and provided patient/ family education tailored towards individual needs.
  • Created informational handouts and designed patient laboratory status letters.

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Certified nursing assistant

Experienced

Performed routine tasks including grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, serving meals, feeding patients, ambulating, and positioning patients as well as providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. Counseled patients regarding pre-op, post-op, and follow-up instructions.

  • Supported clinical operations by providing administrative assistance to physicians and providing direct patient care.
  • Interviewed patients to acquire medical histories, conducted test and diagnostic procedures, recorded information on patient's charts and within an electronic database.
  • Prepared forms, reports, and correspondence with accuracy and speed to ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and HIPAA standards.
  • Optimized work-place practices and procedures, with the focused goal of improving approaches in productivity, quality, and customer service.
  • Commended for excellent multi-tasking abilities and prioritizing daily patient care.

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Certified nursing assistant

Entry level

Provided direct care to patients with long- and short-term treatment by carefully observing day-to-day patients’ health and wellness including overall patient health, recovery, and reactions to treatment.

  • Updated patient records to reflect new information and report any changes or potential health issues to doctors and nurses.
  • Effectively communicate with patients, doctors, and patient representatives while adhering to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Maintained patient confidentiality while allowing the flow of health information needed to provide and promote high-quality health care.
  • Liaised between healthcare providers and patients regarding insurance claims and payments, Insurance benefits verification, Insurance coverage, and Explanation of Benefits(EOB), payment processing, respond to denials and outstanding claims.

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Registrered nurse

Senior

Managed 35 clients; performed first aid, immunizations and assisted in convalescence and rehabilitation. Optimized patient care by providing rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery; minimized pain, discomfort, infections, and complications. Assigned job duties to the nursing staff.

  • Provided care for clients with various forms of mental illness, ensures maintenance of therapeutic milieu and communication.
  • Developed Health Assessment Questionnaire to help the patient indicate the health conditions before physician appointments and allow the physician to document treatments and recommendations.
  • Supervised and directed Certified Nursing Assistants who provided patient care.
  • Administered treatments and provided medications as well as conducted medication education for discharge planning with patients and their families.
  • Facilitated role as charge nurse by supporting other nurses in their job requirements to achieve their daily goals.

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Registrered nurse

Experienced

Provided care for clients with various forms of mental illness, ensures maintenance of therapeutic milieu and communication. Intervened in crises for out-of-control patients according to established treatment plans.

  • Maintained safety for suicidal and homicidal patients and care of chemical-dependent clients such as monitoring withdrawal symptoms.
  • Offered care for patients with diabetes, renal failure, COPD, CHF, cardiac disease, hypertension, gastric bypass, and other gastric problems; in addition to patients with emphysema, and post-surgical patients.
  • Performed discharge planning and discharge teaching to ensure effective continued care.
  • Answered and clarified doctor’s orders, making sure that orders are followed through and carried out promptly while resolving patients’ problems.
  • Provided education and preventative health measures over the phone.
  • Helped members with chronic diseases or conditions to set behavior change goals and empowered the members to improve their health status to live healthier lives.

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Registrered nurse

Entry level

Utilized clinical pathways and nursing process to care for geriatric or rehabilitative patients in a long-term care facility that also provides acute care plus physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Administered medication, initiate treatment plans for chronically ill patients, and provide support to staff, patients, and their families.

  • Assisted in diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures: biopsies, wound care, allergy patch testing.
  • Advised LPN’s and CNA’s in providing quality care for patients.
  • Provided bedside procedures to patients: central line insertion, a-lines, Swan-Ganz catheter, chest tube insertion, removal of sutures and staples.
  • Expertise in providing care for hemodynamically unstable patients with titration medication drips, Levophed, dopamine, insulin, amiodarone, dobutamine, and epinephrine.
  • Maintained sedation levels per medical protocol for patients utilizing propofol, Versed, Ativan, and Precedex.

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Licensed practical nurse

Senior

Provided care to patients performing various general tasks, including pain management, physical assessments, and medication administration. Coordinated with physicians and other medical professionals to coordinate treatment and care plans including administering medication and IV medications.

  • Provided home-healthcare services to pediatric, adult, and elderly patients diagnosed with chronic/terminal conditions, convalescing from surgical procedures, or recovering from serious illnesses and injuries.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery; minimize pain, discomfort, infections, and complications; and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assessed, monitored, and documented patient progress, symptoms, and vital signs on each visit.
  • Educated clients and their families on the safe treatment of injuries, illnesses, and conditions.
  • Assisted RNs and MDs with treatments, therapies, and interventions to improve mobility, social/cognitive skills, respiratory functions, and cardiovascular health.

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Licensed practical nurse

Entry level

Provided comprehensive health care to patients suffering from behavioral problems and mental health disorders. Worked with children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health conditions, conduct tests, and communicate diagnostic results to their families.

  • Prepared discharge care plans, physical and mental assessments, wound care, diabetic monitoring, and insulin administration.
  • Performed foley catheter insertion, nasogastric tube insertion, gastric tube feeding, and monitoring. Collected laboratory specimens, oxy-meter monitoring, O2 administration, and meal monitoring.
  • Leverage best performance and best practices to optimize clinical operations to build long-lasting relationships with patients.
  • Established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. Ensure adherence with CDC health and safety guidelines for PPE and hand wash.
  • Coordinated with RN for patient treatment and care plans including administering medication and Accu-Chek blood glucose test. Monitored patients for change in condition, or behavior and document vital signs.

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