Registered Nurse Resume
This recently credentialed nurse had a 10-year career in funeral work and wanted a school nurse job. The writer minimized funeral experience and created a summary relevant to school nursing.
Sample Registered Nurse Resume
Offering a gentle disposition combined with strong diagnostic skills.
Physical Assessments-Safety & Public Health-Healthcare Documentation
Registered Nurse, January 2005-Present. Syosset Community Hospital, Syosset, NY
- In a 40-bed medical-surgical unit, care for patients with a variety of medical conditions, including preand postoperative status.
- Conduct physical assessments, including evaluation of heart and lung functioning.
- Provide complete wound care and manage medicine administration through all modalities: oral, central line, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and peg-tube routes.
- Attend to psychiatric patients temporarily placed on the unit. Assess cognitive/psychological states and implement detoxification protocols.
- Instruct family members on proper adjunctive support, including preventive care and medicine administration.
- Maintain accurate patient records in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
- Collaborate with physicians to assist in treatment plans.
Registered Nurse (per diem), April 2005-Present. Maria Regina Infirmary, Brentwood, NY
- Through physical and mental assessments, provide healthcare support to the residents of this convent.
- Evaluate environment for safety and comfort issues. Suggest and implement strategies for accident prevention.
- Handle medical crises with accountability for determining the proper course of action. Evaluate injuries and other medical issues and contact physicians or coordinate transfers to hospitals as warranted.
- Document all interventions and noteworthy events.
Nurse-in-Training Fieldwork, 2002-2004. St. John's Hospital, Huntington Hospital, Northport Veterans' Psychiatric Hospital, Syosset Community Hospital, and Nassau Community College Health Clinic.
- Participated in comprehensive clinical rotations, including the pediatrics unit at Syosset Community Hospital. Under supervision, evaluated children with the following conditions: asthma, dehydration, preand postop tonsillectomy, appendicitis, and hernia. Administered medicines PO and IM.
Funeral Director, 1991-2001. Sunset Funeral Chapels, Deer Park, NY
- Coordinated all funeral plans for grieving families.
- Provided compassionate support, interacting with family members in an empathic, caring way.
- Conceptualized and completed several initiatives, including a reorganization of the office files and a child-friendly area within the chapel.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Associate in Applied Science, Nursing (2004). Nassau County Community College, Garden City, NY
Associate in Applied Science (1990). SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY
Certificate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, current