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18 Sylvan Forest Dr,
Spring, Texas 77381
Cell: 713-377-3638 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Professionally trained RN with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care
for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Enthusiastic, compassionate RN with excellent
people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency.
SKILLS: Palliative care awareness, Preceptor Hospice and palliative care experience. Patient
evaluation/intervention. Problem resolution capability Hospice philosophy understanding. Safe
NG tube insertion and removal. Feeding assistance aptness. Tracheotomy care, Foley catheter
insertion/removal familiarity. Chest pain management. Patient/family focused. Professional
bedside manner. Dedicated hospice care provider. Thorough physical assessments. Patient
positioning competency. Insulin medication assistance. Proper catheter insertion/removal.
Patient and family advocacy.
01/08/2015-Current: Registered Nurse
Ultra Staff Medical Staffing-Houston, TX
Medical staffing agency: Assigned to Bethesda Lutheran Communities.
02/18/2015-09/13/2015-Registered Nurse/Case Manager
Bethesda Lutheran Communities-Cypress, TX
Trained to provide an array of services for IDD, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease individuals
that include homes, health wellness care, day programs, employment supports, faith supports,
camps and educational supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Believe support begins with the individual. Make a difference in the lives of individuals to
receive support by being an active and involved part of the individual’s everyday lives. Knowing
the individual’s interests and their passions to help them meet their goals. Helping each
individual make choices, set goals and enrich their lives so they can live in the home they choose
and access the supports they desire. Help them realize a greater sense of independence and a
closer connection to their community.
06/2014 to 12/2014-Registered Nurse II-TMC
TIRR-Memorial Hermann Hospital – The Woodlands, TX
Observe patients during admission and during their stay for safety, change in condition, before
and after medication administration, before and after procedures and listen to patient and
answer their concerns.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the
different life cycles.
Delivered appropriate care to patients, at a competent level, according to the RN skills inventory
and the age and needs of the patients served.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Chronic patient care
in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to
monitoring for patients. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge. Liaised between patients and
physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family
members on proper discharge care. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Followed infection control
procedures. Monitored fluid intake and output levels. Provided all daily living tasks to enhance
quality of life for elderly patients. Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and
transferring. Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia,
Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory
specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
06/2005 to 04/2014-Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
Nexus Specialty Hospital – Shenandoah, Texas
Oversee patient care initiatives for post-operative patients through discharge by monitoring
acute conditions and developing patient care plans to include assessments, evaluations, and
nursing diagnoses. Bridge communication gaps between patients and physicians to ensure
patient comprehension of treatment plans. Ensure financial objectives were met by monitoring
unit budget and instructing patients and family members on proper discharge care. Drive
implementation of patient management plans and monitor acute conditions to provide
necessary health education training for patients. Track patient reactions to drugs and carefully
document progress of individuals participating in clinical trials for research purposes. Act as
patient advocate, implementing total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10
high acuity patients per shift. Direct staff development and training initiatives to produce
outstanding healthcare teams and ensure HIPAA compliance. Provide diagnoses and treat
patients with chronic and acute health problems (MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia as
well as stroke, head trauma, coma, and intracranial hematomas. Conduct behavioral/emotional
support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Participated in unit based
Quality Assurance Program by assisting patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD
and asthma. Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
08/1998 to 05/2005 Charge Nurse/LVN
Regent Care Center – The Woodlands, Texas
Managed daily activities of 12 nurses and assisted with case management including ordering
medications and labs as well as admission/discharge operations. Ensured HIPAA compliance
throughout nursing department, often recognized for maintaining optimal safety, respect and
dignity of residents. Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to
pharmacies. Developed and produced all office flyer notifications for important policy changes,
office news and events. Provided patient education, assisting with treatments for strokes, head
traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas as well as various medical conditions including
Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Pagets disease. Provided diagnoses
and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems including MI, arrhythmias, asthma,
COPD, and pneumonia. Conducted patient interviews to obtain medical information and
accurately measure vital signs, weight and height. Assisted physicians with examination and
treatment of patients, utilizing instruments and performing injections and suture removal.
Facilitated accurate lab test results by collecting and preparing blood, tissue and other
laboratory specimens. Ensured a clean environment by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and
disposing of contaminated supplies in a proper manner. Partnered with doctors and registered
nurses to develop care plans for patients. Assisted residents with daily living activities such as
bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring and planned activities including games, crafts,
cooking, music, and reading. Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally
Led regular meetings with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all
08/2010 Associates Degree: Nursing
Excelsior College - Albany, New York Nursing
Accomplished Registered Nurse with 17+ years’ experience driving optimal patient care in
nursing homes, hospice, hospital, and medical office environments. Lead staff to ensure
regulatory compliance and quality assurance as well as meet operational budget constraints as a
charge nurse. Collaborate with physicians to develop treatment plans and provide post-
discharge education to patients and their families. Possess current Registered Nursing license.
Skill Highlights Clinical expertise Treatment plan development Diagnostic tools experience
Patient relations Healthcare billing Team leadership.
Associate's Degree License # 790461