Top Nurse Extern Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Nurse Extern. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Nurse Extern resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.4% of Nurse Extern resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Nurse Extern actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Nurse Extern resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Performed basic nursing procedures and assisted with patient care at Veterans Administration Hospital and Whispering Pines Nursing Home Facility.
  • Provide high-quality patient care as a nursing assistant within acute-care and rehabilitation in a nursing-home settings.
  • Work effectively with an interdisciplinary team to provide quality patient care and promote continuity of care.
  • Researched medications, calculated correct dosages, performed direct patient care, and completed appropriate documentation.
  • Provided direct patient care and performed nurse-related skills under the direct supervision of a nursing preceptor
  • Developed basic patient care competency and organizational skills in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Managed supplies and restocked any inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Practiced principles necessary to maintain a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
  • Worked cooperatively with nurses and medical professionals to provide quality patient care.
  • Accomplished ability for time management skills allowing for outstanding patient care.
  • Developed organizational skills in the management of multiple patient care assignments.
  • Documented patient care including safety and medication compliance in electronic record.
  • Provide patient care under supervision of certified registered nurse preceptor.
  • Delivered direct patient care to high acuity cardiovascular pediatric patients.
  • Checked patient temperature and vitals and accurately documented patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care to those in acute/emergent situations.
  • Prioritized and managed activities related to patient care.
  • Assessed patients and implemented individualized patient care.
  • Demonstrate effective patient care documentation.
  • Provided care for patients on neurology floor - Maintained patient records/ computerized charting - Worked with other disciplines to coordinate patient care

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2. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Worked with the Chemotherapy Nurse to monitor patient's vital signs during chemotherapy administration.
  • Performed and charted requested vital signs while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
  • Performed and recorded vital signs; Monitored and recorded intake/output of patients.
  • Obtained vital signs and assisted patients with post-operative ambulation.
  • Documented intake/output and vital signs for charting purposes.
  • Monitored vital signs and performed blood glucose monitoring.
  • Administered patients prescribed medications and obtained vital signs.
  • Collected vital signs and completed physical assessments.
  • Monitor vital signs and intake/output.
  • Observed, measured, and recorded food and liquid intake & output and vital signs, and reported changes to nurses.
  • Documented neonate's vital signs, intake, and any other pertinent information on hospital's computer system (Epic).
  • Take and record vital signs to include temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake-output measurements
  • Obtained vital signs and assisted nursing staff in the care of all patients, including bathing, changing, and feeding.
  • Provided patient care including vital signs monitoring, wound care, blood draws, and assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Performed vital signs on patients while they exercised on equipment and reported any unusual changes in pulse or oxygen levels.
  • Experienced nursing practices including patient care, IV placement, catheter placement, dressing changes, and monitoring vital signs.
  • Performed assessments, obtained vital signs, assisted physicians and nurses in procedures, transported patients to tests and procedures.
  • Obtained objective patient data such as height, weight, head circumference, input / output and vital signs.
  • Monitored; patient status, vital signs, neurological status, laboratory values, blood gasses, ventilated patients.
  • Documented electronically and via paper charting nursing progress notes, assessment notes, vital signs and intake and outtake.

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3. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Served as a clinical resource for staff and participated in interdisciplinary team to provide safe and effective patient-centered care.
  • Performed complex and confidential secretarial duties relating to student or personnel issues; maintains confidential and sensitive information.
  • Gathered and processed quantitative data from numerous participants that was ultimately used in a Skilled Nursing analysis.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate care to patients and their family in accordance with Hospital policies and procedure.
  • Evaluated patient responses to interventions and effectively communicate observations and patient needs to the Registered Nurse.
  • Used critical thinking skills and cultural awareness to provide personalized care to a diverse patient population.
  • Collaborated with health care team developing and implementing individual plans of care and patient education.
  • Worked cooperatively with unit secretaries to execute various tasks and activities for their department.
  • Followed aseptic procedures, provided care in accordance with universal precautions and hospital protocol.
  • Administered medication and activities of daily living as delegated by the Registered Nurse.
  • Motivated patients to attain maximum independence and self-care with activities of everyday living.
  • Provided skilled nursing care, assistant-living, post-acute and rehabilitation care.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and their families through effective communication.
  • Performed all nursing duties with supervision except invasive procedures and medications.
  • Consulted impact of selected health alterations on individuals and families.
  • Implemented play and occupational therapies to children and adults respectively.
  • Treated high quality livestock as emergency and hospitalized patients.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team for successful individual patient outcome.
  • Performed clinical and administrative tasks according to hospital policies.
  • Developed unit improvement project for IV drip medication safety.

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4. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Blood pressure reading every Wednesday with assisted of a community registered nurse.
  • Performed basic procedures such as taking blood pressure, checking blood glucose levels, and helping people with their health issues.
  • Complete routine assessments, such as blood pressure, pulse, breathing, temperature, and input and output of fluids.
  • Measure and record patients'vital signs, such as weight, height, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Recorded blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, height and weight; measures and recorded intake and output.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Assisted the nursing staff with clinical tasks including blood pressure reading and checking temperatures and other general nursing duties.
  • Assisted patients with house hold tasks and transfers from seat to seat - Took patients heart rate and blood pressure
  • Assist in OB office with nursing duties such as blood pressure, weight, questionnaires, urine dipstick testing.
  • Collected and charted blood pressure, temperature, and blood-oxygen levels of patients during 40 hours of clinical work.
  • Perform and report clinical observations of a patient's temperature, pulse, respiration rate and blood pressure.
  • Monitored heart rate, temperature, blood pressure and pulse, and report abnormalities to the Nurse.
  • Weigh patients and take their blood pressure and other vital signs; take patient medical history.
  • File students medical information, Take students blood pressure, Help nurses give students their medication,
  • Obtained temperature, pulse, blood pressure, weight and respiration of residence of nursing facility.
  • Take blood pressure, hand out medications, help with bathing and clothing, take blood glucose
  • Checked blood pressure and updated patients charts * Assisted with applying casts and other in office tasks
  • Obtained vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse and respiration, manually and with equipment.
  • Provide skin care to infants: take temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.
  • Admit cardiac patients post-op and monitor heart rhythms, blood pressures and respiratory rates for trends.

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5. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Developed additional education regarding medication administration and special procedures.
  • Performed medication administration and documentation.
  • Assessed patient health needs, medication administration, documentation, collaborated effectively with interdisciplinary team to carry out doctor's orders.
  • Shadow to adult medical-surgical nurse staff- head-to-toe assessment, assist with medication administration, computer charting with co-signor, and telemetry monitoring
  • Recorded input and output measurements, performed medication administration, orally and IV: subcutaneously, intramuscular, and sub-dermal.
  • Spearheaded daily clinical operations, including medication administration, laboratory testing, charting, triage and recording individual vital signs.
  • Perform general nursing responsibilities, including assessment, medication administration, admission/discharges, plan of care development and patient/family teaching.
  • Developed skills such as assessments, patient education, interdisciplinary communication, medication administration, skin care and dressing changes.
  • Showed above-average aptitude regarding patient assessment, documentation, medication administration, patient transport and discharge, and hand-off communication.
  • Participated in various nursing duties including medication administration, monitoring milieu activities, and assisting in group therapy activities.
  • Participated in assessments, vital signs, bedside procedures, critical thinking, supervised medication administration and charting.
  • Provided nursing care including medication administration to brain injury clients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Utilized an electronic medication administration record to administer oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications.
  • Enhanced clinical assessment and nursing skills, including medication administration, hourly assessments, and interventions.
  • Entered patient medication orders into an electronic medication administration record in the Point Click Care system
  • Collaborated with Nursing Director at safe houses ensuring accurate medication administration and maintenance of MAR.
  • Assisted nurses with medication administration and assisted in situations of extreme emergencies for patients.
  • Participated in various procedures, medication administration, physical therapy, and other treatments.
  • Performed Vitals, Medication administration, and collaborate patient care with other health professionals.
  • Completed training in team building, management of assault behaviors and psychotropic-medication administration.

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6. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Assisted with ADL's, medications, blood transfusions, chemotherapy infusions, education, admissions, discharges, and charting.
  • Provided general nursing care to patients, such as assistance with ADL's, ambulation, transport, and one-to-one observation.
  • Perform duties of a nursing assistant including but not limited to bathing, and helping patients with ADL's.
  • Worked alongside Nursing Assistant obtaining vital signs, blood glucose levels, ECG's, and assisting with ADL's
  • Assisted with ADL's and scheduled care including: dressing, feeding, bathing, rehabilitation, and restoration.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL's) such as meals, bathing and dressing.
  • Provided assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) to the elderly in a community living environment
  • Maintained patient care and assisted with ADL's including bathing, linen changes, meals, and ambulation/ROM.
  • Monitored and recorded patients' vital signs while assisting patients with ADL's, ROM exercises as needed.
  • Participated in a variety of areas of patient care (ADL, VS, I/O, charting)!
  • Assisted residents by performing ADL's, met nutritional needs of client, and provided appropriate hygiene measures.
  • Obtained and reported vital signs -Assisted with patient care and ADL's -Followed direct orders from doctors and nurses
  • Insured that payroll procedures and documentation wore completed according to company policies and submit before the deadline.
  • Assisted patients and nurses as necessary with ADL, vital signs, and patient plan of care.
  • Assisted adult patients in a Vascular Surgery setting with ADL's and obtained vital signs as indicated.
  • Provide ADL services, such as Bathing, Grooming, Dressing and Undressing; Feeding and Toileting
  • Assist patients with daily ADL's, fed patients, helped patients with activity and washing.
  • Administered medications, performed ADL's for patients, maintained relations with families updating them regularly.
  • Assisted patients with all aspects of their ADL's including bathing, feeding, and dressing.
  • Chart Intake and Output, Vital Signs, Activity and ADL's in HED computer system.

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7. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with clinical and support staff to provide personal care and safety to patients under the supervision of licensed personnel.
  • Provided personal care, obtained vital signs, and assisted with rehabilitate/restorative care of senior residents
  • Practice mastery of administering personal care of patients.
  • Worked under the supervision of an RN to provide medical treatment and personal care services to patients in the emergency department.
  • Worked alongside a certified nursing assistant and registered nurse to provide quality personal care to those who were in hospice care.
  • Help patients with personal care, grooming, bathing, dressing, toileting, hair care, and skin care.
  • Accounted for the direct personal care of patients including dressing, bathing, feeding, oral hygiene, and elimination.
  • Assisted patients with personal care and comfort such as oral hygiene, grooming, feeding, dressing and positioning.
  • Worked in Alzheimer's unit at a Rehab Facility Nursing home assisting patients with daily personal care and activities.
  • Provided direct personal care to fifteen patients including dressing, bathing, feeding, oral hygiene, and elimination.
  • Perform specific nursing duties in providing for the personal care and comfort for patients ranging from infants to geriatric.
  • Monitored vital signs, assisted patients with personal care needs and generally assisted nursing staff with various non-skilled tasks.
  • Provide personal care services for patient, such as making beds giving baths and assisting with lifting and positioning.
  • Assisted patients on a 36-bed medical surgical unit in meeting personal care needs while promoting independence and maintaining dignity.
  • Assisted patients with ambulation, personal care activities and serve as one-to-one observer for suicide and safety precautions.
  • Worked with a Certified Nursing Assistant to provide personal care for patients by responding to patients' needs.
  • Assisted patients with elimination needs, provided ADL services including bathing, oral hygiene, and personal care.
  • Provide for or assists clients with activities of daily living including bathing, turning, and personal care.
  • Perform personal care tasks such as bathing, eating, dressing, toileting and shaving residents.
  • Performed personal care functions for the elderly including bathing, skin care, toileting and grooming.

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8. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Perform technical procedures such as blood glucose monitoring, specimen collections, starting IV's, and EKG's as appropriate.
  • Show complete competence in many areas including insertion of catheters, Tracheotomy care, vital signs, and EKG's.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living, obtained vital signs and assessments, and performed 12 lead EKG's.
  • Computerized chart documentation, maintain flow sheets, inputs & outputs, 12 lead EKG, and answering phone calls.
  • Assisted staff with peripheral IV push medications, PICC lines, A-Ports, PO medications, and obtaining EKG's.
  • Apply splints, dressings and ice pack as appropriate; prepare instruments/trays, insert catheters and perform EKG.
  • Handled equipment such as EKG machines, patient monitors, IV pumps, Foley catheter kits, etc.
  • Worked under the supervision of Registered Nurses to obtain vital signs, obtain EKG, transport patients.
  • Assessed patients and input digital histories to providers prior to each appointment, often including EKG strips.
  • Assisted clients perform activities of daily living, general patient care, conducted EKG's as needed.
  • Removed IV's from patients and assisted with EKG - Recorded glucose levels with the finger sticks.
  • Recorded EKG, vital signs, height and weight, and mini-mental exam of patients upon admission.
  • Collected vital signs, performed blood sugar checks, and placed twelve lead EKG's.
  • Performed EKG's, insertion and removal of Foley catheters, and removal of IVs.
  • Perform treatments, patient education, and EKG's under the supervision of Registered Nurses.
  • Perform vital signs, blood glucose, EKG and blood draws for laboratory orders.
  • Performed EKG's and entered patient's information in the hospital's computer system.
  • Assisted registered nurses with procedures, performed EKG's, obtained vital signs.
  • Performed 12 leak EKG's and put them in designated patient charts.
  • Documented patients care, maintained and worked with monitors including EKG's.

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9. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Educated and supported mothers during breastfeeding; recognized and demonstrated multicultural sensitivity in developing rapport with patients and families.
  • Keep family members updated during complicated procedures and ensure a controlled environment in difficult cases demonstrating poise and professionalism.
  • Position included 6 month rotations in Neonatal ICU and Medical/Surgical Oncology along with several educational activities.
  • Specialized in working with difficult populations including: drug & alcohol dependents and developmentally disabled residents.
  • Use Multicultural Understanding Critical Thinking to Improve Communications and Professional Relationships across the campus.
  • Maintained chemotherapy administration competency and administered chemotherapy in the ICU and APCU areas.
  • Obtained meticulous organization skills, including flow sheet charting and documentation.
  • Analyzed QuadraMed Information Technology client support for nursing practicum experiences.
  • Demonstrated nursing techniques learned in clinical practicum setting.
  • Consulted with other professionals regarding difficult situations.
  • Provided total care to multicultural patients.
  • Specialized in neurological ICU patients.
  • Consisted of shadowing and learning from nurses on different units (Pediatric, Surgical, Geriatric, Medical, ICU).
  • Developed and executed personal health curricula, provided career counseling, and mentoring to homeless and in transition youth and adults.
  • Worked one on one with a nurse preceptor to provide total patient care for 1-2 patients in a Quaternary Referral Medical ICU
  • Worked with a Registered Nurse to learn the responsibilities and skills needed to work in an Intensive Care Units (NICU)
  • Managed patients with ventilators, sedation drips, insulin drips, central lines, chest tubes, and external ventricular drains.
  • Assist primary nurse to provide care for med/surge and ICU patients: obtain vitals, blood sugar and provide patient care.
  • Observed, and participated in many stressful situations when patients were declining and needed to be sent to the ICU.
  • Participated in ICU internship during BSN program to enhance clinical skills with a focus on cardiac and surgical ICU patients.

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10. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Gained experience in various hospital services, including Pulmonary, Neurology, Telemetry, Cardiac Step-Down, Medical/Surgical/Urology, and Orthopedics.
  • Worked alongside a registered nurse preceptor to deliver quality, evidenced-based patient care on a cardiac step-down/telemetry specialty unit.
  • Preformed nursing duties from patient care to documentation underneath supervision of a preceptor on a Step Down Surgical/Telemetry floor
  • Provided exceptional care to patients of different ages within labor and delivery, medical/surgery, and telemetry.
  • Trained with a licensed RN by performing all skills excluding administering medications in a cardiac/telemetry setting
  • Assisted registered nurses in providing patient care to patients on a medical/telemetry unit.
  • Floated to different units including telemetry, medical/surgical, and progressive care units.
  • Performed telemetry monitoring, post-operative open-heart patient care and critical nursing skills.
  • Utilized critical thinking and anticipated patient needs through EKG and telemetry monitoring.
  • Provided primary nursing care on an intermediate cardiac telemetry unit.
  • Worked in High dependency telemetry unit caring for post-operative patients.
  • Monitored telemetry equipment and analyzed the telemetry strips.
  • Worked on a telemetry/med-surgery/phase 1 chemo unit.
  • Reviewed telemetry monitors and documented cardiac rhythms.
  • Worked as CNA/Telemetry Specialist on cardiology floor.
  • Monitored telemetry patients and patients on ventilators
  • Provided primary care to telemetry patients.
  • Practiced telemetry analysis and interpretation.
  • Performed nursing assessments on multiple patients on a Cardiac Telemetry floor in a hospital, and provided other patient care duties.
  • Assisted nurses in the following units: Telemetry, Neurology, Medical/ Surgical, Oncology, Orthopedics and Observation Care Center

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11. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Contributed and created materials for treatment activities to the occupational therapy department to increase independence in daily living activities.
  • Provided care-giving services to geriatric patients in residential facility and assisted residents with daily living activities.
  • Transfer immobile residents using mechanical lift to assist with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients with providing physical support to help perform daily living activities as toileting, bathing, dressing and ambulating.
  • Assist patients with daily living activities, such as eating, monitoring food intake, and using the restroom.
  • Aided patients with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and feeding.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities such as feeding, walking, and range of motions.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, shaving, and feeding.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities (Bathe, Fed, Clothed, Vital Signs)
  • Assisted in daily living activities, took vitals, provided support with ambulation and positioning.
  • Help with daily living activities such as getting ready to going to the bathroom.
  • Provided routine care to the patients such as their active daily living activities.
  • Assist patient with hygiene, daily living activities and mobility as needed.
  • Assisted with daily living activities including bathing, dressing and feedings.
  • Assisted with daily living activities and interact with patients.
  • Assisted 13 patients per shift with daily living activities.
  • Checked patient vital signs and reported results to RN's * Groomed and fed patients (provided Daily Living Activities)
  • Assist residents with daily living activities (i.e.
  • Demonstrate appropriate work ethics * Be aware of and practice all safety rules * Assist patients in daily living activities
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities such as personal hygiene, grooming, and dressing patients .

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12. Medical-Surgical

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Here's how Medical-Surgical is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Used professional judgment and operated independently under the supervision of a Registered Nurse on the Medical-Surgical Unit of Lonesome Pine Hospital.
  • Provided basic nursing care for five patients on a medical-surgical unit under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse/Mentor.
  • General duty nurse under supervision of a registered nurse responsible for attending patients on the medical-surgical ward.
  • Provided administrative support to the Director of Nursing and Nursing Manager for the Medical-Surgical and Telemetry floor.
  • Provide comprehensive nursing care independently & with minimal supervision in medical-surgical & maternal nursing areas.
  • Worked on the supervision of a Registered Nurse to administer care to pediatrics Medical-Surgical population.
  • Provided care to patients on an adult Medical-Surgical Telemetry unit under the supervision of Registered Nurses
  • Performed registered nursing duties in the medical-surgical setting under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Registered Nurse Intern on a medical-surgical unit specializing in chemotherapy and liver transplantation.
  • Collaborated with RN for patient care using general nursing skills on the medical-surgical/oncology unit
  • Provided nursing care for medical-surgical patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Gained experience in patient care in medical-surgical, orthopedic and GYN surgical units
  • Work one-on-one with a nurse preceptor on an adult medical-surgical and telemetry unit
  • Experience with a variety of medical-surgical health alterations utilizing clinical skills.
  • Graduate school internship with a medical-surgical, gerontology clinical nurse specialist.
  • Delivered quality and holistic patient care on obstetric and medical-surgical units.
  • Assisted nurses with nursing care of medical-surgical and critically ill patients
  • Observed and monitored critically ill patients on the medical-surgical unit.
  • Tutor current nursing students in Medical-Surgical Nursing and Pharmacology.
  • Interned on a medical-surgical unit and an oncology unit.

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13. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Perform nursing assessments, documentation, partnering with charge nurse for administration of medications, assessments, documentation and clinical interventions.
  • Communicated with charge nurse regarding patient behaviors
  • Charge nurse duties including; review staffing, deescalate patient/family member complaints, manage admissions, and supervise fellow staff members.
  • Recorded and monitored patients' vitals, intake, and output levels and reported abnormal results to charge nurse on duty.
  • Served as charge nurse, responsible for a regular check of physician's orders, code carts, and staffing reports.
  • Participated in the clinical pathways and worked with the utilization review RN as both as team leader and charge nurse.
  • Provide basic nursing care to residents in the supervision of a Charge nurse or RN while following correct protocol.
  • Assist the unit secretary and charge nurse with paperwork, answering phones and answering patient needs, as needed.
  • Managed 37-bed floor as a charge nurse and coordinated care with physicians, interns, nurses and patients.
  • Worked directly with the Charge Nurse to ensure that patients were monitored and all vitals were properly documented.
  • Perform ROM and vital signs; note any unusual changes on flow sheet and alert Charge Nurse.
  • Performed patient care for acute and chronic patients under the supervision of the RN and/or charge nurse.
  • Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse in the MICU/CCU with wide range of duties, served on hospital code team.
  • Obtain patient vital signs and reports any abnormalities to the patient's nurse and/or Charge Nurse/Team Leader.
  • Monitored patients progression and digression under RN supervision and reported any changes to the charge nurse.
  • Identify resident problems and concerns and report them immediately to a charge nurse or licensed nurse.
  • Charge Nurse responsibilities including organization of bed placement, service recovery, and support to staff.
  • Charge Nurse- lead team of six to eight nurses in caring for patients and families.
  • Charted vital signs, weight, intake and output, and reported information to charge nurse
  • Performed thorough patient assessments as evidenced by documentation and feedback to the Charge Nurse.

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14. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided therapeutic care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse assessing patients planning/performing interventions and involved in treatments including medications.
  • Rotated in different hospital departments and performed nursing duties under the direct supervision and guidance of qualified and experienced registered nurses
  • Performed RN-related training/skills on a dialysis/palliative care unit under the direct supervision of nursing staff and nursing instructors.
  • Practiced Registered nursing under direct supervision of a mentor RN in the Monticello hospital emergency department.
  • Provide patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed registered nurse on a hematology/oncology unit.
  • Assigned and performed nursing responsibilities under the direct supervision of a Critical Care Registered Nurse.
  • Performed same duties as registered nurse but under direct supervision of licensed registered nurse
  • Administered medications through various routes under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Performed other duties as necessary under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Provided care to diverse medical/surgical/oncology population under direct supervision of registered nurses
  • Provided oncology nursing care under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provided nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents.
  • Worked under direct supervision of Registered Nurses.
  • Provided care for patients on the Post-Anesthesia unit, under the direct supervision of a registered nurse using the nursing process.
  • Worked one-on-one with a registered nurse preceptor to observe and provide patient care under direct supervision in a pediatric emergency room.
  • Provided with the opportunity to work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in a 402-bed acute care hospital.
  • Performed nursing care to patients under the direct supervision of an RN - Participated in two 5-week rotations including E.R.
  • Cared for patients with chronic illnesses, cognitive impairments and physical disabilities, under direct supervision of a nurse.
  • Provided therapeutic care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, assessing patients, planning and performing interventions.
  • Assist with the basic needs management of the patient under the general and direct supervision of a nurse 2.

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15. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Completed necessary hours to attain CNA/GNA certifications according to Regulations.
  • Trained at Heritage Manor and on 3 East at STPH as a CNA, took vital signs and performed patient care.
  • Help RN's* CNA work (made beds, fed and walked patients when needed, bathed/showered patients)* Admission/Discharges* Charting
  • Assisted the CNA with dressing, mouth care, bathing and transferring of residents, and feeding of residents.
  • Excelled as an intern working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) under direction of a mentor nurse.
  • Interned as a student CNA assisting residents in changing, feeding, bathing, transferring, and ambulating.
  • Performed all duties of the assigned CNA/PCA, as well as assisted nurses under proper scope of practice.
  • Performed CNA tasks, and collaborate with nursing care team to provide care for patients of all ages.
  • Assisted other CNA's with helping the patients take a walk, feeding them breakfast and lunch.
  • Helped CNA with care of residents and helped nurses with feeding, dressing and personal changing of residents
  • Gained diverse professional CNA experience while working in a skilled nursing facility with adult and elderly patients.
  • Observe different areas of nursing, while assisting nurses under the scope of practice of a CNA
  • Documented ADL's, assisted residents with daily cares, feeding and general CNA duties.
  • Performed tasks and responsibilities as required by a Nurse's Assistant while completing CNA requirements.
  • Learned the basics of assessing patient vital signs under the supervision of a licensed CNA.
  • Performed basic CNA skills such as vital signs, changing linens, providing patient safety.
  • Developed strong leadership and communication silks while supervising CNA's and working with other nurses
  • Performed CNA tasks (feeding, ambulating, toileting, bathing, etc.)
  • Loved the people and made me enjoy wanting to become a CNA even more.
  • Shadow a RN while I was in nursing school and performed CNA duties.

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16. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Performed initial assessments on patients in outpatient oncology clinic; recording vital signs, significant medical history and chief complaints.
  • Included long term care facility, Medical/Surgery unit, psychiatric unit, oncology/ neurology units and maternity/pediatric units.
  • Revised care plans involving genetic canceling, chemotherapy, and radiation oncology.
  • Created a presentation and handout to educate oncology patients about infection prevention.
  • Participate in intensive didactic and clinical training program in oncology nursing.
  • Cared for adult patients in the medical surgical/oncology unit.
  • Completed the 10-week program on the pediatric general/hematology/oncology unit.
  • Provided direct-patient care to oncology and hospice patients.
  • Provided complete nursing care to oncology patients
  • Worked on an oncology unit and became familiar with providing palliative and comfort measures to patients with end stage cancer.
  • Assisted preceptor in providing quality nursing care to med-surge & oncology patients & expanded knowledge of general nursing skills.
  • Created a pilot study providing massage therapy as an adjunct pain intervention for post-operative head and neck oncology patients.
  • Provided bedside care, treatment and clinical documentation for patients on cardiac, oncology, and medical/surgical floors.
  • Assist RN in the care of medical/ surgical oncology patients- documentation, drain care, and wound care.
  • Prioritized care for as many as 10 patients per shift with hematology/oncology diagnoses at all stages of disease.
  • Utilized nursing role as a student in the care of patients in a 32-bed Oncology Unit.
  • Learned about different nursing roles (ex: ED, Surgery, Oncology) through shadowing.
  • Worked on an oncology unit 40 hr/wk at various shifts as required by the nurse manager.
  • Work with Professional Nurses to increase knowledge and competence in the care of complex oncology patients.
  • Assisted a registered nurse in her daily activities included in patient care on the Oncology floor.

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17. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Developed and evaluated treatment plans for a diverse patient population and accurately evaluated outcomes adjusting formulated plan of care as necessary.
  • Coordinated with physicians regarding implementation of medication and treatment plans Instructed patients regarding preventive care and health management.
  • Created comprehensive treatment plans for patients with incorporation of individual therapy, group therapy, and medication management.
  • Implemented appropriate treatment plans and follow-up care for episodic and chronic illness management.
  • Diagnosed and established treatment plans based upon thorough clinical assessments.
  • Performed physical assessments and established diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Completed documentation and implemented treatment plans for patients.
  • Participated in development and implementation of treatment plans through assessments such as the BDI, MMSE, AIMS, and GDS.
  • Promoted and maintained safe therapeutic environment, educated patients and families on medical condition, treatment plans, and proper care.
  • Facilitate patient care, education, execute diagnoses, design treatment plans, and provide follow-up care.
  • Implemented a variety of individualized treatment plans for clients to increase their independence in daily living skills.
  • Completed chart reviews, evaluated and created treatment plans in collaboration with clients and their families.
  • Liaised between patients and health care team to ensure patients comprehension of the treatment plans.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic tests to create comprehensive treatment plans including plans for follow-up care.
  • Watched nursing staff gathered information from families and patients to help develop treatment plans.
  • Gained basic nursing knowledge, from medications to nursing interventions to treatment plans.
  • Collect patient s information and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors.
  • Apply evidence-based treatment plans and follow-up care for acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Complete full assessment, history taking, and development of treatment plans.
  • Gathered information from caregivers and nurses about patient condition and treatment plans.

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18. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Developed treatment plans according to evidence-based medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics under the direct supervision of a pediatrician.
  • Assisted the nurses in pediatrics, and adult care units with vital signs, visual acuity, hearing testing and photocopying.
  • Assessed, diagnosed, treated and educated on childhood illnesses of pediatrics patient ranging from birth to 18 years of age.
  • Rotated through 4 different wards: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgical, and the Victims of Sexual Violence Unit.
  • Schedule Rotations in Med-surgical, Neurological, Intensive care, Behavioral health, ER, Labor & Delivery, Pediatrics.
  • Completed over 800 clinical hours in Medical/Surgical, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Mental health, and Community health rotations.
  • Floated to several floors, including the following: general rehab, orthopedic, pediatrics, and brain injury.
  • Interned in several departments (Surgery, Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Family Care Practice).
  • Provided care to diverse patients of different age (pediatrics to elderly) with multiple health problems.
  • Performed daily life skills while in pediatrics, including feeding, changing, and bathing.
  • Provided optimum health care not only to Pediatrics but a wide-ranging demographic of patients.
  • Direct patient care under preceptor in general pediatrics ages newborn-21 years of age.
  • Worked in the emergency room, pediatrics, surgery and labor and delivery.
  • Assess and monitor 4 to 6 patients (Adults and Pediatrics).
  • Adapted well to floating throughout the hospital including pediatrics, and ICU.
  • Rotated through Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and OB/GYN
  • Worked alongside RN on pediatrics and NICU
  • Worked on 5East Inpatient Unit, with patient populations including Hematology, Rheumatology and General Pediatrics.
  • Completed clinical phases under direct supervision of physicians in Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, and Family Practice.
  • General Pediatrics Responsible for total care of up to 5 patients under a mentor nurse's supervision

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19. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Researched universal precautions concerning infection control with other interns; submitted proposal to Board of Nursing who implemented the suggestion.
  • Monitored health and safety compliance and strict infection control protocols and ensured proper infection prevention procedures within the unit.
  • Used scheduling software, participated in hazardous situation seminar, and assembled Infection Control notebooks.
  • Developed strong working knowledge of proper procedures for infection control and contaminated waste disposal.
  • Follow isolation precautions and infection control procedures according to hospital policy.
  • Followed all hospital protocols, regulations and infection control procedures.
  • Practiced safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
  • Followed standard precautions and infection control precautions.
  • Followed universal precautions and infection control policies.
  • Utilized patient safety and infection control protocols
  • Comply with facility infection control policies.
  • Practiced fall precautions and infection control
  • Adhered to hospital-mandated infection control guidelines
  • Demonstrate Universal Precaution and Infection Control Procedures; by using the appropriate gown, gloves and hands washing as per policy.
  • Performed infection control activities to include observation of the surgical team during procedures, taking corrective action to maintain sterile technique.
  • Provided all six principles of care (Safety, Independence, Privacy, Dignity, Infection Control & Communication).
  • Handled medication administration, dressing changes, IVs, infection control, and many other aspects of nursing care.
  • Attended required internship courses such as Infection Control, Patient Satisfaction, and Clinical Charting with Sunrise System Manager.
  • Utilized skills such as time management, organization, proper infection control, and critical thinking were often used.
  • Promoted infection control such as hand washing, using clean disposable gloves and using sterile technique when needed.

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20. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Learned professional documentation in EPIC electronic medical record, assisted in passing medication, participated fully in patient plan of care.
  • Worked on maternity and Gerontology/Psychiatric Unit * Document vital signs * Recorded patient information * Documented case information * Monitored clients behavior
  • Consult with specified personnel concerning necessary precautions to be taken to prevent possible contamination and infection.
  • Performed psychiatric evaluations and diagnoses for adolescent and adult patients under RNCS Preceptor & Psychiatrist Supervision.
  • Worked independently as a nurse intern Provided total care to patients Successfully completed all assigned tasks
  • Provided psychiatric evaluation and performed mental health status exams for patients with acute safety concerns.
  • Provided practice-nursing assistance, assessment and implementation of care in maternal-child floor & nursery.
  • Practiced excellent patient assessment and care in fast-paced and well monitored learning environment.
  • Learned how to prepare and administer oral, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications.
  • Developed a Six Sigma project on patient awareness of internal pharmacy services.
  • Communicated with professional staff regarding pertinent observations concerning conditions of patients.
  • Developed individualized plan of care for clients and teaching materials regarding newborn
  • Administered medications and treatments according to hospital policy under RN supervision.
  • Accepted under highly competitive circumstances for this optional summer internship.
  • Learned importance of non-verbals in communication especially in dementia patients.
  • Collaborate with physician and/or RN to assure patient/family education.
  • Supported staff and learned department routines for morning admission
  • Practiced California State Safety Standards and Privacy Policies.
  • Completed Internship in Critical Coronary Care.
  • Administered medications under RN supervision.

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21. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided personal care to telemetry patients, including, drawing blood, taking vital signs, and monitoring blood glucose levels.
  • Skilled at starting IV's, drawing blood and monitoring/documenting patient's cardiac rhythm and vitals.
  • Trained and educated on drawing blood, performing EKG's, foley catheter placement, bladder scans, and transporting patients.
  • Performed other patient care tasks such as ambulation, tracheostomy care, drawing blood and wound care.
  • Assisted licensed staff by drawing blood, inserting and foley catheters.
  • Experienced with the pediatric population especially with calculation of medication and fluid resuscitation, drawing blood and initiating IV access.

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22. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Complete bed baths Oral/Auxiliary/Rectal Temps.
  • Assisted with showers, bed baths, linen changes, ambulation, feeding patients while in hospital setting.
  • Bed baths, and oral care for patients /Assisted patients with meals vital signs/Aided nurse in lifting patients
  • Assisted nursing assistants in monitoring vital signs, provided bed baths and ambulated patients as needed.
  • Perform wound care, bed baths, and colostomy care and ambulate the patients.
  • Provided patients' personal hygiene: bed baths, shaves, showers, etc.
  • Assisted CNA's with bed baths and showers for assigned residents.
  • Performed partial and full bed baths, assisted patients with nutrition.
  • Assisted with bed baths, and performed oral care.
  • Administer bed baths and ensured cleanliness of patient.
  • Performed bed baths and assisted with feedings.
  • Assisted in partial bed baths and showers.
  • Give bed baths and dress patients.
  • Provided bed baths and showers.
  • Completed hands on clinical training which included performing safe perineal care, taking accurate vitals, bed baths and fracture pans.
  • Assist with feeding, bed baths/showering, restorative care and any other care the patients need for their daily living.
  • Provided bed baths; assistance with showers, dressing, feeding residents Assisted with transfers, lifting, ambulation.
  • Performed bed baths and showers, oral care, head-to-toe care, changed linens, and provided peri-care.
  • Experience with electronic documenting, bed baths, foley catheter care, and vital signs.
  • Prepared and administered nebulizer treatments, preformed brief changes and bed baths to clients.

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23. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided direct resident care including nursing/clinical care, personal, nutritional and restorative care in the skilled nursing operations.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all resident care information to assure protection of rights and privacy.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with physicians concerning resident care.
  • Performed daily resident care including personal hygiene.
  • Provide nursing care under the supervision of RN/LPN in line with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the creation of and implementation of individualized resident care plans.
  • Provided Nursing care is accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assisted nurses in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Provided quality nursingcare in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Provided quality nursing care inaccordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Recorded and communicated observations to supervisor Resident Care - bathed, groomed, dressed, assisted with ambulation and feeding.
  • Job Description: Provided nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Provided direct resident care including personal/ nutritional Maintained documentation of resident's ADL's Maintained a clean and safe work/resident environment
  • Assisted with residents' ADLs Dressed and undressed patients with paraplegia Performed bed, bath and other resident care

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24. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Rotated and observed nursing practices in different departments, including oncology, gynecology, neurology, and neonatal.
  • Exhibited responsibility by taking the initiative to select learning experiences in clinical setting that helped enhance development.
  • Provided patient education especially for patients with chronic disease, used motivational interviewing and health coaching.
  • Provided well-child care including immunizations, anticipatory guidance, and health promotion education to pediatric population.
  • Managed all administrative duties including preparing efficient operations of building and collection of revenue.
  • Developed nursing skills such as assessments, patient education, and interdisciplinary communication.
  • Communicated with physicians and other pertinent medical personnel accordingly regarding orders and treatments.
  • Provided patients and families educations pertaining to the particular conditions and wellness programs.
  • Provided education to patients regarding care of incisions and activities after surgery.
  • Practiced assessments, documentation, and preparing surgical suites for upcoming procedures.
  • Explained discharge recommendations regarding activity levels, medications, and disease processes.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and critical thinking in organizing and prioritizing care safely.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate care to patients in a long-term care facility.
  • Provided patient-family centered care and observed and contributed to physician and nursing rounds
  • Participated in therapeutic communication Contributes to the nursing care plan for patient.
  • Provided excellent nursing care to a 21-bed pediatric/adult medical surgical unit.
  • Developed a comfortable environment strategy for patients stay utilizing survey analysis.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams in conducting periodic reviews on patient evaluation.
  • Facilitated patient bonding with neonate immediately after the birth process.
  • Assisted in setting mutually agreed upon realistic individual patient goals.

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25. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Interacted with long-term care residents and their families while providing physical and emotional support
  • Provide emotional support for patients and families including patient and family education.
  • Provide behavioral and emotional support, companionship, and supervision of patients
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision to patients with various psychiatric issues.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support, companionship for patients and families.
  • Provided encouragement, emotional support with cleanliness, and professionalism.
  • Provided education and emotional support to patients and families.
  • Helped patients understand physical condition and provided emotional support.
  • Provided physical and emotional support to mothers during Labor.
  • Reinforced information and provided emotional support to family members.
  • Communicated with patients to provide social and emotional support.
  • Provided physical and emotional support to patients.
  • Demonstrated emotional support to others.
  • Operate in teamwork environment offering emotional support to clients and their families while educating them in medical topics.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support to patients and families and offered custom teaching tools to patients.
  • Worked closely with multidisciplinary team and patient's family to provide care and emotional support.
  • Provided education and emotional support to clients and their families during the recovery process.
  • Ensured safety, interacted with clients and families providing physical and emotional support.
  • Provide encouragement and emotional support through my listening skills to all patients.
  • Provided emotional support and assisted with quality of life for client.

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26. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Respond to Code situations, Perform CPR when necessary, adapting to difficult situations and making decision quickly with confidence.
  • Performed EKG's; CPR, suture preparation; wound dressings; Foley care & insertion; stocked supplies.
  • Completed an intensive nursing class including certification in Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED.
  • Maintained Medical Record Book * Assisted children with injuries * CPR, MAR, and First Aid Training
  • Assisted in lifesaving measures including CPR, taking urine samples, putting in orders for physicians.
  • Completed 50 hrs Clinical service demonstrated proficiency in CPR, measure and recorded vitals.
  • Perform CPR during a code and assist Charge Nurse with multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Performed CPR in Emergency Department to patient suffering from cardiac arrest
  • Assisted with CPR in trauma patients in the Emergency Department.
  • Respond to code blue and perform CPR if required.
  • Performed CPR, cardiac monitoring and life support measures.
  • Completed training and received certifications in CPR and ACLS.
  • Developed Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) technique 5.
  • Learned CPR and emergency first aid training.
  • Certified CPR/FA and Blood borne Pathogen.
  • Performed CPR on cardiac arrest patients.
  • Participated in CPR as necessary.
  • Assisted with CPR/ BLS training.
  • Performed vital signs/laboratory testing and EKGs.CPR certified.
  • Cared for post-op patients including pain management, wound care and complications Maintained CPR and BLS requirements

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27. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Charted vitals including blood pressure, temperature, and blood sugar levels and inputted information into electronic medical records
  • Performed initial assessments and maintained medical records through completion of reports and patient care documentation.
  • Maintained employee files for workers compensation and medical records in accordance with all governmental regulation.
  • Utilized SigmaCare database system to input and update resident's electronic medical records.
  • Shadowed medical records specialist to acquire knowledge of medical records processing system.
  • Managed patient profiles while documenting approved changes to medical records.
  • Maintained and updated patient medical records and payment information.
  • Completed paperwork on individual patient's including daily progress notes, admissions, and discharge paperwork via electronic medical records.
  • Enter Medical Records into the EMR; Verify patient's payments and insurance, as well as collect signatures.
  • Worked in all areas of the nursing home (Admissions, Medical Records, Dietary, etc.)
  • Put patients' medical records away in their numerical order in the Medical Records Office.
  • Responded to telephone inquiries, pulled medical records and delivered samples to the lab.
  • Assumed role of transferring paper charts onto electronic medical records during down-time.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality (ex: patients' medical records) Academic Affiliations
  • Maintained the integrity of patient's medical records, data entry.
  • Reviewed medical records for incoming clients and prepared weekly care plans.
  • Interpreted medical records for input and output of data.
  • Pulled charts and filed paperwork in Medical Records department.
  • Update the medical records for provider's review.
  • File patients' medical records.

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28. Hoyer

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Here's how Hoyer is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Participated in Hoyer lift operation.
  • Trained and capable of utilizing the Hoyer and stand-up lift in accordance with resident transfer status.
  • Provided socialization for bedridden residents; recorded vital signs; assisted with transfers using Hoyer Lift.
  • Assist in feeding, ambulation and transfer from bed to wheel chair using a Hoyer lift.
  • Utilized Hoyer lifts and easy lift to transfer patients form wheelchair to bed.
  • Managed wheelchair transfers and operation of Hoyer lift in addition to transporting patients.
  • Assist residents in ambulating, transfer residents to wheelchair using Hoyer lift.
  • Transfer patients using gait belts, side boards, and hoyer lifts.
  • Utilized transfer belts in transferring residents and hoyer lift equipment.
  • Operated Hoyer Lift and maintained safe and clean environment.
  • Operated Hoyer lift and transfer belts to ambulate residents.
  • Transferred total lift residents using a Hoyer lift.
  • Assisted in transports with and without a Hoyer.
  • Experienced with Hoyer and Stand Up Lift.
  • Ambulated residents utilizing Hoyer Lift and wheelchair.
  • Worked Hoyer lifts and belts to ambulate residents
  • Utilized a Hoyer lift on patients.
  • Operated Hoyer Lift to transport clients.
  • Used hoyer lifts to help clients in and out of bed and to the commode.
  • Experience using hoyer, stand up lift, and Gait Belt.

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29. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Maintained patient hygiene by changing briefs, applying fresh bed linens, shaving, and bathing.
  • Change bed linens as often as necessary and kept patients' rooms clean and safe.
  • Entertained, conversed, bathe, changed bed linens washed and cleaned for patients.
  • Cleaned residence rooms by changing bed linens and emptied and cleaned urinals and bedpans.
  • Ambulated, transferred, turned and positioned residents and changed bed linens when necessary.
  • Fed, groomed, bathed, dressed patients and changed bed linens.
  • Change bed linens, run errands, direct visitors and answer telephone.
  • Cleaned and sanitized patients rooms, bathrooms Changed bed linens
  • Provided clean bed linens to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Changed bed linens and cleaned patient's quarters.
  • Replaced bed linens and arranged bedding.
  • Supervised Clinical Experience - All Nursing Assistant Programs Changed bed linens, assisted with patient's bath, feeding and dressing.
  • Assist head nurses operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care in Change bed linens or make beds.
  • Change bed linens, clean and sanitize patient areas, collect specimens, and record vitalsigns.
  • Change bed linens, ran errands,directed visitors and answered telephone.

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30. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Perform urinary catheter care, enema administration and assisting with patient ambulation.
  • Provided patient care, catheter care, vital signs, input and output of fluids, assist Registered Nurses with special tasks
  • Provide additional assistance to the health care team, including catheter placement, catheter care, IV insertion and management.
  • Provided assessments, monitoring and evaluate care for cardiac patients including post cardiac catheter care with supervision of registered nurse.
  • Provided comfort care to elderly residents, including transferring, ambulation, recording I&O, and catheter care.
  • Assisted clients with ADL's including bathing, changing, dressing, hygiene, feeding catheter care and transporting.
  • Cared for residents on oxygen therapy, Foley catheter care, cared for Alzheimer's patients, etc.
  • Assisted with urinary catheter care, colostomy care, and JP drain care.
  • Assist with insertion of Foley catheter, and performed Foley catheter care.
  • Care for Patients with oxygen, colostomy, wheelchair, catheter care
  • Directed skilled nursing procedures including catheter care, peripheral intravenous therapy, and venipunctures.
  • Performed urinary catheter care, enema administration, reparation of sitz baths, applying compresses, and assisting with patient ambulation.
  • Assisted in foley catheter care, ambulation of orthopedic patients, and 1 to 1 observation of suicide patients.
  • Preformed arterial and central line dressing changes, mouth care, tracheotomy care, and foley catheter care.
  • Performed Foley catheter care, wound care dressing/ changes &feed patients assist with comfort/ safety measures.
  • Administered medications via oral, NG and IV routes, injections, and foley catheter care.
  • Performed catheter care and perineal care on female patients.
  • Worked with patients giving catheter care and perinatal care Patient Ambulation Other duties as assigned
  • Assist patients with basic living needs supplementary for bedridden patients patient feeding responsibilities catheter care; toileting of patients basic hygiene Etc

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31. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Interacted with patients, gave complete physical care, performed all vital signs and charted/tallied all IV fluid intake and outputs.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs, height, weight, measured and recorded fluid intake and outputs of patients.
  • Measured and recorded vital signs, documented food and fluid intake, as well as urinary output.
  • Experience and comprehension in providing daily care, assessments, total fluid intake calculations and feedings.
  • Observed and documented vital signs, food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Measured and recorded vital signs, blood glucose levels, and fluid intake and output.
  • Served meals, assisted patients with feeding, and recorded food and fluid intake.
  • Recorded and charted patients food intake, fluid intake, and bowel movements.
  • Obtained vital signs and monitored fluid intake and output levels for 15+ patients.
  • Administered care to patients: feeding and documenting food / fluid intake.
  • Set up meal trays, observed and documented food/fluid intake during meals.
  • Obtained weight and fluid intake/output assessments for client with Ewing Sarcoma.
  • Recorded and took down food and fluid intake and output.
  • Maintained food and fluid intake and output of patients.
  • Set up meal tray and document food/ fluid intake.
  • Fed patients and monitored fluid intake and outflow.
  • Recorded food/fluid intake and output.
  • Document fluid intake and output Assist residents is attaining and maintaining functional independence
  • Assisted with ADLs, patients with ambulation and crutch walking, and with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Observed residents condition, while monitoring and recording vitals, food Consumption, fluid intake / output.

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32. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Cared for patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia; interacting with them alone and while family members were present.
  • Treated range of conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes, cancer, and pulmonary diseases.
  • Planned, implemented, and evaluated care based on residents needs in a long term care/Alzheimer's unit
  • Provided compassionate care to different patients suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and paralysis.
  • Offered support and guidance to family members and clients dealing with Alzheimer s and dementia.
  • Implemented total patient care to seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia at an elderly home.
  • Worked with Alzheimer's and Dementia patient's, Friendly's Restaurant, West Haven CT
  • Experienced with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes and Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted residents in Hospice, Long-Term Care, Rehab, Alzheimer's and Dementia Units.
  • Assisted residents in assisting living, long term care, and Alzheimer and dementia unit.
  • Received hands-on instruction and practice in the Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, and Hospice units
  • Performed and assist with ADL's while caring for residents in the Alzheimer's unit
  • Helped patients and families to cope with Alzheimer disease, Diabetes, and Seizures.
  • Coordinate and carry out weekly activities with Alzheimer's and physically disabled patients.
  • Traveled to different conferences and participated in Alzheimer's and Dementia Training.
  • Worked with residents who have diseases including diabetes, Alzheimer and dementia.
  • Assist patients with Dementia and Alzheimer with activities of daily living.
  • Experience in Hospice, Long Term Care, and Alzheimer's
  • Assisted Alzheimer patients with feeding, dressing and ambulation.
  • Cared for patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

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33. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Attended all the ill-patients and performed duties such as feeding, bathing, oral care and shaving of the patients.
  • Assist patients with routine physical needs to include bathing, oral care, nutritional needs and others as directed.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living including bathing, oral care, elimination, and ambulation.
  • Provide total care including hair, nail and oral care in addition to bathing.
  • Performed ADL assigned, including bathing, toileting, feeding and oral care.
  • Provided and performed oral care, hair care, and nail care.
  • Assisted patients with oral care, grooming, dressing, and bath.
  • Provided patient hygiene, oral care, bathing and indwelling catheter care.
  • Provided for patient hygiene, oral care, and bathing.
  • Provided detailed oral care while insuring the cleanest results.
  • Assisted several residents with activities of daily living, which included bathing, feeding, transferring, and oral care.
  • Assisted with ADLs, provided peri-care, change briefs and provide oral care.
  • Fed patients Bathed patients Dressed and groomed patients Cleaned patients rooms Performed oral care for patients

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34. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Checked placement and residual prior to peg tube feedings, cleaned and changed peg tube dressings.
  • Perform treatments and procedure such as dressing changes, blood glucose testing and tube feedings.
  • Administered PEG tube feedings, tracheotomy care/suctioning, wound dressing, blood glucose monitoring.
  • Learned how to properly take care of patients with Foley bags and tube feedings.
  • Monitored blood sugar, skin integrity, tube feedings, and IV therapies.
  • Perform activities of patient nutrition including feeding orally or tube feedings.
  • Assisted in the Administration of Bolus Tube Feedings
  • Administered G-tube feedings via a syringe pump.
  • Assisted with Gastric/Nasal Gastric tube feedings.
  • Administer and flush gastric tube feedings.
  • Performed nasogastrictube insertion and syringe/pump tube feedings.
  • Assess clients vitals signs, tracheostomy care including suctioning, monitored clients on vent machines, colostomy care and tube feedings.
  • Administered Catheters, G-tube feedings/medications, tracheostomy care, patient assessments and care planning.
  • Experience with patient transfers, catheterizations, tube feedings, tracheotomy and wound care.
  • Complete patient assessments Perform: Patient Care, Treatments, Charting, Catheters, Tube Feedings, Ostomy Care, Discharge Instructions
  • Acquire technical nursing skills; tracheostomy care, suctioning, urinary catheterization, tube feedings and oxygen ventilation.
  • Answer Call Lights Effectively Provide Adequate Nursing Care Administer G-Tube Feedings and Medications

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35. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Performed services for the patient such as; bathing basin less bath procedures, oral hygiene, and care for hair.
  • Performed basic hygiene services for patients such as bathing, oral hygiene, care of hair, and oral feeding.
  • Assure residents are given adequate assistance with personal and oral hygiene needs following facility's policies and procedures.
  • Assist Patients daily care such as feeding patients, give oral hygiene, bath, and making bed.
  • Provided patient care including bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, feeding, and changing bed linens.
  • Assist patients with baths, toileting, dressing, undressing, oral hygiene and personal hygiene.
  • Assisted with oral hygiene, toiletting, and other types of incontinence care.

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36. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided assistance to medical staff and patients including observing and documenting conditions as well as monitoring and recording vitals.
  • Report observations of patients to medical staff and supervisors to ensure professional assessment
  • Worked full-time with medical staff to assist patients with radiology, nutrition, vital measurements, and mobility procedures.
  • Assisted medical staff with patient intakes, vitals, heights, weights, and documenting basic patient information.
  • Assisted medical staff in providing patient care including bathing, feeding, and activities of daily living.
  • Observed a vaginal birth delivery performed by the medical staff on the Labor and Delivery unit.
  • Interact daily with a variety of personnel including physicians, other medical staff, and patients.
  • Perform duties in care of patients in nursing home under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Provided supportive staffing services to medical staff leaders in fulfilling the responsibilities of their units.
  • Worked closely with residents of the nursing home under the supervision of the medical staff.
  • Provide hands-on care and perform routine tasks under the supervision of nurses and medical staff.
  • Collaborated with physicians and medical staff to ensure timely and thorough courses of care.
  • Provided necessary support, supplies and assistance to medical staff and patients.
  • Monitor consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Observed changes in patient condition and reported changes to appropriate medical staff.
  • Maintain constant communication with patient, medical staff and family members.
  • Observed the medical staff perform a cesarean delivery in the O.R.
  • Collaborated with medical staff in assisting through various therapies.
  • Increased communication skills with other medical staff and patients.
  • Trained on proper communication to medical staff.

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37. Clinical Hours

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Here's how Clinical Hours is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided direct patient care under supervision of a preceptor following facility and university policies for 156 clinical hours.
  • Completed 45 clinical hours in Medical/Surgical Unit
  • Interned 80 hands-on clinical hours; vital signs, physical assessment, MAR database, & reception skills
  • Conducted 135 clinical hours under the supervision of a nurse preceptor on an adult stroke floor.
  • Buffalo, New York Successfully completed over 600 clinical hours in a variety of outpatient settings.
  • Shadowed 80 clinical hours; observed vaccinations, assessments, phone triage, & lab cultures
  • Completed 360 clinical hours at a medical unit under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Completed over 320 advanced nursing clinical hours * Provided patient care on medical nursing units
  • Worked three 12 hour shifts a week for a total of 174 clinical hours.
  • Completed 120 clinical hours under the supervision of an experienced RN preceptor.
  • Worked a total of 750 clinical hours in a rural setting.
  • Performed 16 clinical hours; received excellent ratings from staff and instructor
  • Shadowed a Certified Nurse for 48 clinical hours.
  • Completed 90 clinical hours/ 90 lab hours.
  • Completed 90 clinical hours in Geriatrics
  • Completed an eight week nursing assistant certification course and 96 clinical hours on the Jane Brown 3N floor unit.
  • Performed hand written and physical skills test as well ascompletion of required clinical hours.
  • Collected 140.5 clinical hours while on work base at seabree KY
  • Experience with charting and order entry Express Health Clinic Preceptor: Michelle Currier, FNP-BC 120 clinical hours completed.

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38. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Required excellent crisis intervention skills, therapeutic communication, and assessment skills.
  • Maintained safety, crisis prevention, and crisis intervention certifications.
  • Provide education on nutrition, medication needs, and crisis intervention.
  • Provided brief crisis intervention and triage in an emergency room setting.
  • Rotated to OP, PHP, Crisis Intervention, Home & School, & Substance Abuse Programs

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39. Pacu

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Here's how Pacu is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Monitored the patient recovery progress under the direction of a registered nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
  • Shadowed doctors, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nurse assistants in the Inpatient, OR/PACU, and ER units.
  • Worked in conjunction with an RN preceptor in the PACU environment providing quality care for the post anesthesia patient
  • Worked in the PACU, Pre-Op, and various other nursing units as needed before and during nursing school
  • Job shadowed nurses in Maternal/Child and PACU and performed tasks of the nurses' role with preceptor supervision.
  • Nominated to create the PACU: Gold Standard for Charting document for new hires into the PACU.
  • Performed nursing aide skills on multiple floors including Medical/Surgical, PACU, ICU, and Maternity.
  • Completed 80 hours of unpaid hands-on clinical experience in the PACU under the supervision of an RN
  • Completed 130 hours of Clinical Experience in the Operating Room and PACU with a CNOR preceptor.
  • Worked 8-12 shifts with Registered Nurses in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
  • Fulfilled all RN responsibilities under peer nurse supervision in Preoperative, PACU, and OR areas
  • Admitted endoscopy patients, then monitored them alongside RN during procedure and PACU.
  • Interacted with PACU and ICU team members during patient assessment and transfer.
  • Assisted with the recovery process in the PACU utilizing the nursing process.
  • Provided nursing care in the main PACU setting post orthopedic surgery.
  • Total Patient Care related to Pre-Op, PACU and Post-OpProcedures.
  • Shadowed RN's and CRNA's in the OR, PACU, NICU, and ER.
  • Rotated through OR, PACU, Same day surgery, and GI lab
  • Provide care as a CNA within a 28-bed PACU.
  • Assessed patients' vital signs in the PACU.

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40. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Provided physical and emotional support in various situations including labor and delivery, surgical procedures, and diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted with preparation of patients before shoulder and elbow surgical procedures and monitoring after procedures on short stay unit
  • Provided specialized care for critically ill patients recovering from medical conditions, surgical procedures, and traumatic injury.
  • Gained thorough knowledge of sterile technique to assist Surgical Technicians during surgical procedures.
  • Assisted physicians in the outpatient surgical unit during surgical procedures.
  • Scheduled surgical procedures and anesthesiology for all BMH Hospital.
  • Performed Time out procedures before initiation of surgical procedures.
  • Circulated and scrubbed for various surgical procedures.
  • Assist physicians and nurses with medical/surgical procedures.
  • Prepared operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Attended surgical procedures in the operation theater such as hernia surgery, gall bladder removal, etc.
  • Assured that the proper supplies, equipment and instrumentation were available and working for surgical procedures.
  • Provided effective and efficient patient care before and after a variety of surgical procedures.
  • Observed diagnostic and surgical procedures for the benefit of enhancing my nursing knowledge.
  • Assist Registered Nurse in preparing patients for medical and surgical procedures.
  • Performed patient care assistance for patients before and during surgical procedures.
  • Assist anesthesia during surgical procedures and perform scrub as needed.
  • Assisted medical personnel with surgical procedures in the unit.
  • Scrubbed and assisted in numerous services for surgical procedures.
  • Assisted surgeons with surgical site closure during surgical procedures.

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41. Medical Procedures

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Here's how Medical Procedures is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Performed emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Provided education to patients and family members on medical procedures and preventative measures.
  • Performed medical procedures and treatment.
  • Performed basic medical procedures, including taking blood pressures, pulse, temperatures, specimens and giving whirlpools.
  • View and assist when necessary in medical procedures, as well as observe surgeries once a week.
  • Performed basic medical procedures such as; blood pressure, pulse, temperatures, and specimens.
  • Perfected time management skills, Assisted nursing staff with medical procedures and basic patient care.
  • Shadow staff during medical procedures in order to enhance understanding of the nursing practice.
  • Assisted with bathing, feeding, emotional and physical support, and bedside medical procedures
  • Educated clients about medications, medical procedures, hospital policy, and discharge.
  • Assisted MD, PA, and RN with bedside surgical and medical procedures.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
  • Assist staff nurses and various medical teams with patient care and medical procedures.
  • Researched patients' diagnoses and/or medical procedures to expand skills and knowledge.
  • Stored and set up medical equipment; assisted with some medical procedures.
  • Assist nurses and physicians with invasive and non- invasive medical procedures.
  • Assisted the Staff Nurse with routine to complex medical procedures.
  • Assist the primary care provider with medical procedures.
  • Assist RN with medical procedures as needed.
  • Help with some medical procedures.

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42. IM

low Demand
Here's how IM is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Assisted in providing holistic care by promoting independence through therapeutic communication, education, and discharge planning for optimum patient outcomes.
  • Support patients with physical limitations during physical, psychological and emotional readjustment and promotes patients optimal level of independent functioning.
  • Provided care for post-surgical and post-invasive procedure patients, critically ill cardiac patients, and immediate post-operative open heart patients.
  • Assessed patients, implemented and intervened under the supervision of a registered nurse in the Emergency Department of University Hospital
  • Provide comprehensive history and physical examinations, diagnosis and management of chronic, acute primary and urgent care complaints.
  • Monitored patient service documentation for completeness and timeliness; advised appropriate staff of missing and overdue documents.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement, and evaluate individual care plans and outcomes.
  • Respond appropriately to clinic emergencies by immediately seeking physician assistance and providing supportive nursing interventions.
  • Performed general therapeutic exercises with the geriatric population with emphasis on maintaining or improving function.
  • Provide elbow support to physicians, and other medical professionals regarding implementation of electronic charting.
  • Identified and implemented management plans and interventions for common pediatric illnesses and conducted well-child visits
  • Assessed patients, implemented nursing interventions under preceptor supervision, evaluated plan of care.
  • Communicated directly with international/ regional staff and leaders to ensure timely receipt of documents.
  • Protected and promoted resident rights and maintained resident privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Communicated effectively with health care professionals to enhance the patient experience and improve outcomes
  • Managed treatment regimens and provided education and support to patients and family members.
  • Delivered pediatric primary care to uninsured and Medicaid patients in a community clinic setting
  • Organize camper medical regimen intake and implement medication and nutritional regimens for campers.
  • Support patient recovery procedures as in physical therapy and mental stimulation and rehabilitation.
  • Provided primary care to adult patients under supervision of Internal Medicine physician.

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43. Hipaa

low Demand
Here's how Hipaa is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Complied with HIPAA standards by maintaining patient confidentiality and ensuring accurate and timely flow of information.
  • Follow HIPAA regarding confidentiality of patients and visitors including computer user.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients on the unit.
  • Admitted new patients, created medical charts and filed medical documents according to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Protect patient's privacy by following HIPAA regulations and keeping records and information confidential.
  • Assisted nurses and health center staff with patients in accordance to HIPAA regulations.
  • Adhered to safety guidelines and complied with OSHA and HIPAA.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidentiality in accordance to HIPAA.
  • Adhered to privacy / HIPAA regulations.
  • Believe HIPAA is extremely important.
  • Shadowed Registered Nurse managing different cultural cases Complied with HIPAA standards in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Total Clinical Hours of 80 Complied with HIPAA standards in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Ensured adherence to highest OSHA, hygiene, and HIPAA standards and requirements.

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44. Bedridden Patients

low Demand
Here's how Bedridden Patients is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Practiced and learned how to re-position bedridden patients, along with assistance to prevent bedsores.
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients, including elderly patients suffering from dementia.
  • Repositioned bedridden patients as needed.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients with assistance, to prevent bedsores and foster patient comfort and anxiety relief.
  • Provided basic care for elderly, sick, or bedridden patients and assisted with ADL.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients to prevent breakdown of their skin.
  • Respond to patient emergency calls Record and report vitals Changed sides of bedridden patients to avoid bed sores

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45. Patient Rooms

low Demand
Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Evaluated patient rooms to ensure proper medical equipment was readily available.
  • Prepared meals in the dining halls, in patient rooms and fed dependent residents.
  • Cleaned and maintained equipment, patient rooms, and other areas as assigned.
  • Cleaned and sanitized patient rooms, bathrooms, or other patient areas.
  • Tidied patient rooms, family waiting areas, utility and nutrition rooms.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival after they attend meals.
  • Escorted patient visitors to and from the conference and patient rooms.
  • Prepare patient rooms for incoming post surgical patients or post discharge.
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment and set up patient rooms.
  • Set up all patient rooms and assisted in all patients transfers.
  • Assisted visitors in located patient rooms and other hospital departments.
  • Maintained sanitation, cleanliness, and organization in patient rooms.
  • Prepared patient rooms for admissions, discharge, or transfer.
  • Assisted in cleaning and straightening patient rooms as needed.
  • Transported patients safely to procedures and to inpatient rooms.
  • Restocked and cleaned patient rooms before and after surgery.
  • Prepared patient rooms for admissions and discharges.
  • Cleaned and sanitized patient rooms, bathrooms.
  • Prepared patient rooms before patients were admitted.
  • Blood draws, maintain clean patient rooms.

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46. Motion Exercises

low Demand
Here's how Motion Exercises is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Assisted residents with range-of-motion exercises, ambulation and transfers.
  • Helped patients programming goals and increase their independence, administered simple range of motion exercises and assisted with ADL's.
  • Help patients do therapeutic exercises, range of motion exercises, and assist residents to move independently in bed.
  • Assisted patients with Range Of Motion exercises, denture care, and bedpan and catheter drainage/care.
  • Performed vital signs and assisted with patient's mobility by providing range of motion exercises.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, range of motion exercises, feeding, and ambulation.
  • Assisted patient with required physical activities, such as ambulation and range of motion exercises
  • Perform Range of Motion Exercises, measured and recorded intake & output.
  • Maintained resident's mobility with range of motion exercises and ambulation.
  • Performed transfers, ambulation and range of motion exercises.
  • Ambulate residents; assist with range of motion exercises.
  • Created daily range and motion exercises for patients.
  • Assist physical therapist with range of motion exercises.
  • Provided range of motion exercises to patients.
  • Assisted patients with range of motion exercises.
  • Preform range of motion exercises.
  • Assisted residents with ADLs and simple range of motion exercises.
  • Provided patient caretaking services within 500 resident facility Completed range of motion exercises with patients
  • Assisted patients with feeding, hygiene, toileting and changing bed pans Completed range of motion exercises Monitored and recorded vital signs

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47. Clinical Staff

low Demand
Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Designed Excel Alert System after recognizing a need to identify clinical staff with expiring certifications.
  • Assisted clinical staff in collecting specimens (urine, stool or sputum), and educated patients on proper specimen collection.
  • Worked and communicated with clinical and non clinical staff to create an information catalog for hip.
  • Assisted clinical staffs with patient ambulation and patient transfers.
  • Supported the clinical staff in providing patient care.
  • Provided super-user support to all clinical staff.
  • Have held various positions within the company from entry levelclinical staff positions to middle management.

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48. LPN

low Demand
Here's how LPN is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Updated Charts (while under supervision of LPN I was assigned to assist) to reflect changes in patient conditions.
  • Qualified and use LPN skills such as immunizations, IVs, catheters, irrigation, and suture removal.
  • Provided and assisted in patient care as directed by RN, LPN, or other staff member.
  • Assisted in planning and administering therapy programs with the staff LPN to restore performance using specialized techniques.
  • Facilitate care for patients in an urgent care setting using the skills practiced by a LPN.
  • Assist and provide direct patient care in activities of daily living under the supervision of LPN/RN.
  • Assisted the LPN on site with emergency health forms, filing, and paper work.
  • Provided compassionate and effective care under the supervision of RN and LPN.
  • Provided direct patient care under supervisor of an LPN or RN.
  • Maintained provider schedules along with LPN, RN and MA staff.
  • Performed all aspects of nursing at the level of a LPN.
  • Observed changes in patient condition and communicated to the LPN.
  • Provided assistance when needed to the LPN's and supervisors.
  • Assisted RN/LPN/MD with patient care in Emergency Department.
  • Assisted RN/LPN/CNA in providing bedside patient care i.e.
  • Received Patients for LPN's.
  • Nurse Supervisor of LPN's, CNA's.
  • Assist the LPN in nursing procedures Carried out rounds in ward and monitored the progress of residents.
  • Assisted the LPN in nursing procedures Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles.
  • Completed a summer externship as an LPN including working 1 on 1 with an RN.

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49. Meal Trays

low Demand
Here's how Meal Trays is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Passed out and picked up meal trays.
  • Distribute meal trays to residents.
  • Provide ADL care for residents Assist with ambulating and transfering Serve meal trays Maintain resident rooms and work areas Charting

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50. Picc

low Demand
Here's how Picc is used in Nurse Extern jobs:
  • Assisted nursing staff with blood draws and central line care including PICC dressing changes.
  • Obtained my Certification in High Risk Neonatal Care and Certification in PICC line placement.
  • Perform sterile dressing changes, including wounds, central lines and PICC lines.
  • Perform PICC line dressing changes on patients.
  • Assisted with thoracentesis, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar puncture and, insertion of PICC line at bed side.
  • Provided trouble shooting and infection and protocol teaching with Picc, Mid and Peripheral IV's in a learning environment.
  • Experience with feeding administration through gastrostomy tubes and PICC lines.
  • Performed IV insertion and removal of picc lines.
  • Access PICC line, Port-a-Cath or venipuncture for lab draw or IV initiation.
  • Maintain Picc, Midlines and peripheral lines.
  • Worked with chemotherapeutic agents, PICC lines, G tubes, tracheostomies, blood draws, placed foleys catheters.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Nurse Extern

Patient Care23.7%
Vital Signs19.9%
IV7.8%
Blood Pressure5.8%
Medication Administration4.3%
ADL4.3%
Personal Care3.9%
EKG3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Nurse Extern

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
19.4%
19.4%
2
2
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
16.2%
16.2%
3
3
IV
IV
6.4%
6.4%
4
4
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
4.8%
4.8%
5
5
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
3.5%
3.5%
6
6
ADL
ADL
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Personal Care
Personal Care
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
EKG
EKG
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
ICU
ICU
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Telemetry
Telemetry
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Medical-Surgical
Medical-Surgical
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
2%
2%
14
14
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
CNA
CNA
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Oncology
Oncology
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
RN
RN
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Bed Baths
Bed Baths
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Resident Care
Resident Care
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
NG
NG
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
CPR
CPR
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Hoyer
Hoyer
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Clinical Hours
Clinical Hours
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Pacu
Pacu
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Medical Procedures
Medical Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
IM
IM
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Bedridden Patients
Bedridden Patients
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Motion Exercises
Motion Exercises
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
LPN
LPN
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Meal Trays
Meal Trays
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Picc
Picc
0.4%
0.4%

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