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Nurses have a lot of responsibilities, including providing patient care, carrying out doctors' orders, administering medications, supervising the use of medical equipment, and acting as an intermediary between patients and their families and physicians. Responsibilities shown on example resumes of Nurses include counseling the patient and family about the patient's condition and care, and assessing, managing and administering care to older adults. Nurses' resumes normally reflect either a bachelor's or master's degree, along with extensive education and experience.

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1

Charge Nurse

Provided primary care nursing to the patients utilizing the nursing process for the skilled rehabilitation unit

  • Regularly made rounds to assess patient's pain level and any changes in patient's health status
  • Performed daily documentation, including nursing care, patient education, patient assessments, care planning, ADL status, and behavior monitoring in accordance with Medicare guidelines
  • Administered tube feedings and medications, including IV medications and narcotics in accordance with physician orders
  • Performed 24 hour chart checks, completed weekly and monthly assessments, attended weekly training seminars, and provided direction and assistance to LPNs and CNAs when necessary
  • Communicated with patients, families, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure continuity of care
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Health Sciences And Humanities
2

Emergency Department Registered Nurse

Responsible for the implementation of safe, therapeutic, and efficient nursing care as defined within my scope of practice while providing patient care within this 34 bed emergency department.

  • Administered all medications ordered by the medical provider to include IV fluid and drug therapy.
  • Performed extensive venipuncture, obtained lab specimens, and initiated patient hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Performed general nursing care from time of admission into the emergency department to discharge to include patient/family teaching and discharge instructions.
  • As triage nurse, completed initial assessment assigning acuity level via the 5 level Emergency Severity Index, implemented appropriate protocols currently in place, and assigned patients to either the main emergency department or to express care based on acuity level.
  • Delegated responsibilities to unlicensed nursing personnel as defined within their scope of practice and assisted with training as required.
  • Performed Charge Nurse duties as assigned ensuring smooth and efficient patient flow throughout the emergency department and the express care.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Nursing
Aerospace Medicine Specialist
3

Nurse Manager

24 hour responsibility for supervising the overall functions of a 30+ bed Level I Nursery

  • Managed and maintained a low turnover rate of over 30 employees; initiated flexible staffing of the unit
  • Prepared and managed budgets and inventory control
  • Assisted with the planning and moving from a 30 bed nursery to the newly-constructed 38 bed nursery
  • Helped develop the Lactation Consultant Department and assisted in interviewing and hiring personnel
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
4

Licensed Practical Nurse

Geriatrics Wound Care Bladder Catheterizations Bladder Scans Finger Stick Glucose Testing Phlebotomy IV Therapy Tube Feedings Blood Pressure Monitoring Inputs and Outputs CHCS CPRS

  • Prepared and administered prescribed medications and treatments. Observed patients for untoward side effects or change of condition. Promptly and accurately documented changes and reported to appropriate channels.
  • Observed, identified and responded appropriately to patients' needs. Used sound judgment when selecting interventions.
  • Established good working relations with peers, residents and residents' family members in order to promote and foster a healthy environment.
  • Recognized and responded to potential emergent situations.
  • Conducted patient and family teaching as appropriate to promote independence.
  • Worked independently with minimal supervision while accomplishing the day's tasks diligently and in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Voc
Nursing Certificate
Education
5

Licensed Practical Nurse Internship

Provided daily resident care in accordance with the nursing procedures manual and as instructed by Charge Nurse RN/LPN.

  • Cooperated with various resident services when providing nursing services to ensure that the resident's total plan of care is maintained.
  • Provided for assigned residents' activities of daily living including personal hygiene, elimination, comfort and safety, ambulation, and nutrition/hydration.
  • Assisted with the care of the dying resident and provides post-mortem care as instructed.
  • Assisted with the application of nursing treatments as required.
  • Created and maintained an atmosphere of warmth and personal interest, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Nurse Extern to Registered Nurse

Provided direct care for patients with various disease processes, including pneumonia, COPD, CHF, suicide ideation, substance abuse, and cancer.

  • Conducted on-going physical and psychosocial patient assessments. Recognized abnormalities and/or instabilities and promptly initiate appropriate intervention.
  • Educated patients and families on illness and injuries, medication/treatment programs, and dietary needs.
  • Provided support to patients and families, demonstrating professionalism, compassion, and commitment.
  • Managed infectious complications associated with immune compromised patients.
  • Served as preceptor for new graduate nurses and/or newly hired nurses.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nursing
7

Licensed Vocational Nurse/case Manager

Licensed Vocational Nurse/Case Manager

  • Worked individually with Psychiatric, Cancer, and HIV clients, helped coordinated medical care
  • Worked with clients according to care plans, interventions and goals set up by team members
  • Performed home visits and calls; provided assistance with transportation
  • Maintained caseload of 63-83 clients and worked with them on a daily basis
  • Trained to work on Exym Computer system inputting ICD-9 codes
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Voc
Nursing
8

Charge Nurse

Managed nursing staff of 10 including scheduling and all personnel issues.

  • Reported to senior management on staff's progress to ensure continuous communication and detailed understanding of nurses' functions.
  • Assured safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Provided patient care in complete accordance with a specific plan of care.
  • Created thorough documentation of the nursing process to assist in training sessions.
  • Communicated directly with patient, families and multi-disciplinary team members to ensure continuous care of patient was understood by all parties.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
BA
Psychology
9

Staff Registered Nurse Radiology

Administered moderate sedation to clients receiving Interventional Radiology procedures

  • Monitored clients respiratory and cardiac status of clients receiving moderate sedation and assisted them to awaken with minimal difficulty
  • Excellent knowledge of moderate sedation medications
  • Provided discharge education to clients and family members
  • Performed supervisory responsibilities as assigned
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
10

Staff Nurse CCSR

Provided professional care to patients in Behavioral Health, telemetry, acute stroke, and ICU units.

  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients' physical condition, administered approved medications and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards
  • Supervised and assessed vital changes in patient's condition by monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results
  • Documented and recorded patients' health status and nursing care
  • Participated in inter-disciplinary nursing team meetings to improve policies/procedures and to ensure adherence to safety procedures
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job

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