Registered Nurse Resume Sample

Cara J. Bosteder
1234 Cornerstone Drive
Dallas, TX 75000
Home: 214-555-5555
Cell: 214-555-5556

Provide outstanding nursing care working directly with patients administering medication, providing routine treatment, and handling day-to-day analysis and intervention.

Bachelor of Science degree – Nursing
University of Texas - Austin, Texas
May 1992

Work Experience:
Registered Nurse, Sawyer-Grange Emergency Care – Denton, TX
Record patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, medication changes. Confer with physician and develop the preliminary plan of treatment based on physician’s orders and initial patient assessment. Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing numerous healthcare professionals in various fields. Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician. Implement patient care plan, in conjunction with patient and family, to assist them in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems.
September 2001 – present

Registered Nurse, Richardson Medical Center – Richardson, TX
Documented patient care services by charting in-patient and department records. Assessed patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action. Reported patient care/condition/progress to patient’s physician on a continuous basis. Administered on-going care and case management for each patient, providing necessary follow-up. Facilitated prompt disposition of physician orders including lab results, treatments, reports, diagnostic tests, and administration of medications. Assured pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms were obtained prior to administration of therapies. Instructed patients and their families in treatment procedures. Assisted individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain their health.
March 1996 – September 2001

Nursing Assistant, Richardson Medical Center – Richardson, TX
Provided hands-on care in accordance with Charge Nurse and physician orders. Initiated a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by physician including patient and family instruction. Revised plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation. Established a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families. Maintained nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders and verifying receipt of supplies. Analyzed any changes in a patient’s condition. Identified symptoms and severity while alerting the physician and Charge Nurse promptly. Maintained a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information. Provided a safe and clean working environment.
May 1992 – March 1996

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