Top Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.3% of Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Nurse 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 jobs:
  • Participated in direct patient care-gave treatments to patients, prepared surgical instruments, assisted in operations and provided post -operational care.
  • Coordinate scheduling notices of patient care planning conference and assure communication of outcomes/problems to the responsible staff, patient/or responsible party.
  • Provided patient care including assessments, medication administration, emergency care, documentation of health, and communication with staff and physicians
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Managed patient care with an average 6 patients a shift including assessments documentation medication and interventions.
  • Delegate tasks to the patient care technicians as well as administer medications and execute necessary interventions.
  • Serve as the clinical Integrative Medicine resource specialist within an interdisciplinary patient care service team.
  • Conducted direct patient care on adult psychiatry, chemical dependency and child acute/residential units.
  • Initiated development of effective relationships with the appropriate admissions and patient care resources persons.
  • Prioritized patient care and delegated assignments to ancillary staff during shift.
  • Provide accurate documentation of patient care and status using computer charting
  • Carry out direct patient care with medication administration.
  • Interact with multiple in-house departments regarding patient care/procedures.
  • Provided primary patient care of emergency patients.
  • Develop innovative strategies in patient care activities.
  • Processed paperwork regarding patient care.
  • Monitored patient care and provide information to physicians and families regarding the patient's progress and diagnosis of treatments being provided.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment such as dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, douches, and massages.
  • Work on an acute inpatient rehabilitation unit providing total patient care under the guidance of an experienced preceptor on the unit.
  • Developed patient care knowledge in a teamwork of three physicians and two nurse practitioners while utilizing clinical skills and pharmacology.

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2. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Observed patients post-operative recovery progress through ongoing assessment including checking vital signs and supervising operative sites for bleeding.
  • Performed basic physical assessment, obtained vital signs and administered medication with supervision of Clinical Instructor.
  • Collect and interpret clinical data including vital signs, laboratory results and response to medical intervention.
  • Manage patient vital signs and airway while recovering from anesthetics given during surgical procedures.
  • Conducted medically necessary intravenous therapy and blood withdrawals and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Evaluated patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency interventions needed.
  • Administered conscious sedation and monitored patient vital signs during the procedure.
  • Observed patients' conditions, measured/recorded food/liquid intake/output, vital signs.
  • Monitored vital signs, progress and recovery/rehabilitation.
  • Skilled in checking the vital signs, collecting laboratory specimens, updating patient history and reporting any changes to the doctor.
  • Provided routine care such as assessing patients' vital signs, administering medications, and providing wound care and dressing changes.
  • Changed bedding, bathed and changed patients clothing, obtained vital signs, fed patients and provided comfort measures to veterans.
  • Monitored vital signs, blood glucose, PT/INR, mobility, cardiopulmonary status, etc, and reported back to physician.
  • Perform routine duties including but not limited to: * Monitor Vital signs, intake/output, grooming and hygiene needs.
  • Record vital signs and medical background documentation, perform electrocardiograms and lab work, and claims input for client insurance.
  • Care of critically ill newborns; monitoring vital signs and reporting changes, giving IV fluids and medications as ordered,
  • Work with groups of patients in nursing homes taking vital signs, passing ice and turning them every two hours.
  • Retrieved and monitored patients temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect variations from normal levels.
  • Assess patient, Monitor and Record Vital Signs, Record height and weight, Coordinates with other medical professionals.
  • Monitored four patients' daily, updating information, vital signs, cardiac rhythms, and progress of treatment.

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3. Emergency Care

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Here's how Emergency Care is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provided safe effective care to the inmate population -Administered comprehensive care to both inpatient and outpatient clients -Administered Emergency care as needed
  • Participated in training and emergency preparedness activities including management of natural disaster emergencies, pandemic planning and WMD emergency care.
  • Provided emergency care/teleconferencing; medication refills; inmate/staff TB testing; SHU physical assessments; next-day visit preparation.
  • Participated in emergency trauma program and handled all aspects of the emergency care delivery.
  • Worked within multidisciplinary team to provide emergency care and treatment to patients and family.
  • Provide cardiac monitoring and emergency care for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation patients.
  • Provide acute emergency care and critical care inter facility transports.
  • Facilitated emergency care for trauma, abdominal emergency, shock.
  • Provided skilled nursing in prison infirmary and emergency care.
  • Maintained emergency care and performed yearly emergency code preparation.
  • Perform crisis intervention and medical emergency care.
  • Administered medications, treatments and emergency care.
  • Participated and directed emergency care.
  • Implement procedures for emergency care, first aid and administration of emergency medication in accordance with student's individual health plans.
  • Assist the physician during emergency care for the patients and also give first aid for the patients until the physician come.
  • Provide professional and skilled nursing to incarcerated offenders in a clinical setting for acute, chronic and emergency care as indicated.
  • Experience in team leading, triage, trauma, sexual assault exams, psychiatric patient care, and general emergency care.
  • Have working knowledge of post operative recovery, critical care units, emergency care center, Medical surgical and pediatric units.
  • Coordinated care of critically ill patients for transport across country as well as patients needing emergency care on accident scenes.
  • Traveled between multiple school sites to provide direct first aid, daily and emergency care to students and school personnel.

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4. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Staff nurse for maximum security facility performing triage assessments and emergency treatment for large incarcerated population.
  • Developed orthopedic protocols used in the evaluation of orthopedic patients in telephone triage unit.
  • Completed bowel prep patient education literature and Nurse Tech telephone triage orientation.
  • Performed telephonic triage advice and education using established and scientific based protocols.
  • Perform triage via telephone when patients/pharmacy/medical offices call in needing help
  • Record information for triage regarding placement into the facility.
  • Registered Nurse * RN Emergency Room - Triage, Assessments, Follow-up with ER MD Treatments, Discharge and/or Admit Patients.
  • Provide triage, nursing care, and evaluation to campers and staff for a variety of chronic and acute disease processes.
  • Mix and administer chemotherapy; triage; patient teaching before and during chemotherapy; special interest in safe-handling of hazardous materials.
  • Conducted yearly health screenings, reviewed childhood immunizations, and triage daily sick call of students and follow up with parents/guardians.
  • Perform triage on patients and manage the flow of the Emergency Department based on the medical necessity of the patients.
  • Supported nurse on how to triage a patient by using there triage navigator to do all documentation for the patient.
  • Perform many activities such as triage patients, draw blood, take vital signs, call in refills and call
  • Manage all phases: starting with telephone triage, set up timing, arrange appropriate crew and specialty equipment.
  • Performed telephone triage and general health information to a high volume of community and Rockford Memorial Hospital callers.
  • Assisted with phone triage for patients that missed appointments, had questions, or needed refills on medications.
  • Nurse preceptor that is assigned to charge RN, triage (phone) RN or electronic refill RN.
  • Led training for new hire nurses to the phone triage call center for monthly hires between 2-12 nurses.
  • Well trained with computerized charting, phone triage calls, and prior authorizations for medications and procedures.
  • Provided triage care for patients, also provided patient teaching and worked as a team and independently.

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5. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provided individualized holistic health care services to adults with extensive medical problems including but not limited to psychiatric and dual diagnosis
  • Organize interns, present evidence-based perinatal program to health care providers effectively improving the referral process.
  • Reviewed and requested appropriate clinical information from providers to support medical necessity for health care.
  • Follow patients through hospitalization and follow up in ambulatory and community health care settings.
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with team members for continuity of patient health care.
  • Provide patient education and effectively communicate relevant health care information to the patient.
  • Home health care- providing critical care to child- including connection to mechanical ventilator
  • Audited charts for compliance with Medicare/Medicaid regulation compliance of Home Health Care Agencies
  • Provide health care for developmentally disabled and physically handicapped children.
  • Communicate with patients/family/health care team for efficient care coordination.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other health care professionals.
  • Utilized interdisciplinary health care team members.
  • Provided a safe therapeutic care in a knowledgeable, skillful and continuous manner involving all members of the health care team.
  • Educate and teach the patient or care partner about the techniques to maintain the health care by using the home therapies.
  • Established plans of care to maintain optimal health care within the home environment, helping to prevent and decrease hospital admissions.
  • Educated health care professionals, students, staff, volunteers, and other individuals involved with the university on immunization requirements.
  • Work in conjunction with other health care professionals and various specialists to determine the best treatment plan for each individual patient.
  • Recruit, orient, assign, staff, patients, families, physicians, health care providers, and the community.
  • Perform and complete pt assessment laboratory studies and care planning in correctional facilities, home health care and primary care environments.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, and implement a plan of care for clients.

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6. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Developed and endorsed customer service skill in relationships with internal and external customers; radiated strong and at ease professional relationship.
  • Maintained and prepared necessary guidelines and documenting for auditing by State and Federal governments for funding and medication compliance.
  • Provided specialized forensic examination and care for victims of sexual assault in emergency rooms throughout southeastern Massachusetts.
  • Complete a comprehensive screening /assessment and utilizing clinical expertise to evaluate the members need for alternative services.
  • Promoted learning environment for all team members and maintained standards of efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Furnished professional oncology nursing care to patients in accordance with medical practices and standards.
  • Collaborated with internal teams and external site personnel to ensure cohesive working relationships.
  • Performed maternal-fetal monitoring, gained knowledge of interpreting strips and monitored labor induction.
  • Coordinate compliance while interpreting regulations mandated by local, state and national governments.
  • Identified potential patient problems, alerted RN and anticipated orders for interventions.
  • Assist with newborn stabilization after delivery and surgical postpartum patients.
  • Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others.
  • Assist attorneys organizing and interpreting medical issues and records.
  • Administered outpatient chronic dialysis treatments; alternating charge nurse.
  • Participate in clinical instruction for internal and external groups.
  • Provided resuscitation and care for newborns immediately after delivery.
  • Experienced in multiple dressing and alternative compression treatments.
  • Communicated with physicians concerning issues with patients.
  • Shared Governance Quality council representative.
  • Respond effectively to member/patient concerns.

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7. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Communicated review outcomes to doctors and surgery schedulers and liaised closely with them to ensure utilization of network providers.
  • Communicated and interacted with all disciplines of medical staff to provide quality care for patients during recovery from surgery.
  • General and Vascular Surgery Nurse Practitioner providing inpatient and outpatient services for a wide, diverse patient population.
  • Determined if patient was an appropriate candidate for the scheduled surgery or procedure by following facility criteria.
  • Assist with interdisciplinary planning alongside of case management and doctors to evaluate patient's progress after surgery.
  • Coordinate and provide care for patients in an Outpatient Procedure/Surgery setting including eye surgery and endoscopy.
  • Provided patient education and family teaching in medication, diet, exercise and activity after surgery.
  • Assisted veterinarian during exams and surgeries; monitored the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Coordinated patient care from administration to discharge from specialized surgery to acute medical needs.
  • Received and recovered post-surgery patients in accordance to the department of surgery protocols.
  • Observe patient and actualize nursing interventions to expedite healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Educated patient/family on procedure and post-operative care and updated families during surgery.
  • Provided clinical and administrative support for private plastic & reconstructive surgery practice.
  • Managed outpatient clinic including general medicine, general surgery, and orthopedics.
  • Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and monitored vitals, wound drainage postoperative.
  • Reviewed past medical history and performed medication reconciliation prior to surgery.
  • Provided Post-operative care and treatments at facility for plastic surgery patients.
  • Managed, Organized, and Scheduled surgery for neurosurgery providers.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.

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8. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Gather, review, and form professional statement/opinion regarding medical records, case documentation/interviews, and medical/ billing/nursing standards of practice.
  • Review medical records for accuracy of payment through verification of coding and billing as determined by clinical information and appropriate guidelines.
  • Reviewed medical records to identify medical concerns and report to medical providers for identified medical needs to provide continuity of care.
  • Reviewed client electronic medical records and extracted pertinent clinical information and identify a valid admission order from the medical record.
  • Write Medicare set-aside allocations including cost projections, reviewing all medical records, pharmaceutical and payment records and legal documents.
  • Administer medication, documents medical records, supervise practical nurses, neonatal comprehensive assessment/estimate of needs and operating room coordination
  • Write information in medical records or provide narrative summaries to communicate patient information to other health care providers.
  • Collect pertinent member information that pertains to specific measure from member medical records, immunization registries, documents.
  • Conducted coding verification audits to ensure consistency between medical records documentation and diagnostic related group billed charges.
  • Provided feedback regarding errors and made final determination for compliance and initiated pursuits for additional medical records.
  • Monitored, recorded and communicated patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems medical records systems.
  • Utilized electronic medical records and information systems to peak capacity to provide superior patient care documentation.
  • Organized and evaluated medical records for completeness and accuracy of Patients' data and treatment information.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of medical records based on the standards of practice and current organization policies.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs and symptoms, maintain medical records, and administered/delivered medications.
  • Review medical records for quality initiatives according to treatment guidelines for the Veteran Affairs Hospitals.
  • Maintained electronic medical records of patients and made referrals to appropriate disciplines as identified.
  • Guaranteed accuracy and completeness of the medical records and verified orders for corresponding diagnoses.
  • Functioned as HEDIS nurse and performed medical record analysis using electronic medical records.
  • Educated provider and office staff about medical records and clinical standard guidelines.

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9. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provided weekly counseling for juvenile clients with behavioral deficiencies also advised clients on independent living and social skills training.
  • Enabled independent living for a spinal cord injury/paralyzed Vietnam Veteran.
  • Transition the disabled into independent living within the community.
  • Monitor the health and well-being of residents in VPG's assisted living, memory care, and independent living communities.
  • Provided support for patients families in all facets of independent living and adaptation to illness.
  • Responded to emergencies and other needs within the nursing facility and the independent living community.
  • Provide skilled nursing home care visits in patient's homes and assisted/independent living facilities.
  • Evaluate all potential new residents for independent living.
  • Provide treatment care when necessary.Respond to and handle emergency calls for assisted and independent living residents.
  • Answer emergency calls from independent living and documentation .
  • Home Health Aide Assisted independent living at private resident's homes

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10. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Educated male youth at the detention center on sexually transmitted disease prevention and monthly testicular self -examination.
  • Provided care to the newborn immediately following delivery until transferred to NICU or Mother/Baby unit
  • Conducted auricular acupuncture therapy and educated patients on alternative comfort measures.
  • Organize and collate files, certify necessary requirements for matriculation.
  • Presented research during a Psychiatric Core Curriculum Competency Seminar.
  • Developed educational and curriculum materials for RN scrub class.
  • Handled difficult situations involving residents or family members.
  • Provide exceptional care under difficult circumstances.
  • Coordinated all Sex Education Curriculum.
  • Prepare teaching curriculum and testing environment for the staff, and ensure all the training programs are approved by the DSHS.
  • Advise students regarding their academic performances whether to improve or maintain their grades during consultations on program curricula and career decisions.
  • Serve as charge nurse, making bed assignments, assisting with difficult patients, Medical Emergency Team (MET) member.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients for urgent care and chronic disease management with particular attention paid to disease mitigation and prevention.
  • Care of patients in a ten bed ICU/CCU specializing in cardiac, thoracic surgery, pulmonary and surgical trauma.
  • Worked as a staff nurse in a level2 NICU, well Newborn Nursery, and Mother/Baby for 12 years.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of the role by gathering patient data and tracking the return to ICU and patient deterioration rate.
  • Completed rapid assessment of patients outside of the ICU who are rapidly declining and attempts to stabilize the patient.
  • Completed 120 hours of RN supervised practicum providing nursing care to patients with both acute and chronic health issues.
  • Received a 5 star Quality Rating across the board in the Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire territory.
  • Worked as an NICU nurse performing all duties related to caring for critically ill infants and premature babies.

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11. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Performed initial interviews and psychological and physical assessments to assist clinical staff in development of treatment plans and strategies.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Skilled in coordinating and communicating with doctors for efficient patient management and optimal delivery of treatment plans.
  • Completed admission evaluations, reported and documented findings and executed treatment plans according to physician's orders.
  • Case management: Performed medical evaluation of newly admitted patients and accessed patients for medical treatment plans.
  • Assisted with formulating comprehensive individualized treatment plans for patients with dual-diagnoses with a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Reviewed members understanding of treatment plans and medications from their doctor including answering any questions.
  • Directed patient assessments to determine additional procedures and treatment plans while collaborating with physicians.
  • Devised treatment plans tailored to each resident's individual physical and psychological needs.
  • Developed treatment plans and oversaw patient case management to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Provided quality Audits and implemented nursing care according to medical treatment plans
  • Participated in multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings to develop treatment plans for patients
  • Assessed detoxification staging, implemented medical orders and treatment plans accordingly.
  • Participated in development of nursing care plans and multidisciplinary treatment plans.
  • Consult and collaborate with attending anesthesiologist to implement appropriate treatment plans.
  • Participated in treatment plans for patients with different medical conditions.
  • Administered prescribed medications in accordance with individualized patient treatment plans.
  • Prepared personalized treatment plans and presented to clients for authorization.
  • Initiated and maintained multidisciplinary treatment plans, revising per protocol.
  • Administer medication and assist with regulating patient treatment plans.

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12. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised CNA's assisted with turning bathing also glucose monitoring and medication distribution to all residents in facility.
  • Delivered comprehensive geriatric nursing care; supervised team of CNA's; completed essential assessments and necessary documentation
  • Communicated with physicians, nurses, CNA's, interdisciplinary team members, and families regularly regarding resident's clinical condition.
  • Work as a member of a team with other nurses, doctors, CNA's to provide quality care to patients.
  • Assign MHS/CNA to do 1:1, Line of Sight and every 15 minutes rounds depends on their behavior and needs.
  • Collaborated with D&S Diversified Technologies to become official CNA testing site for Tennessee College of Applied Technology.
  • Worked 12 hour shifts and managed all CNA's to ensure proper resident care and completion of daily tasks.
  • Provided a weekly skin report and skin assessments to management and educated CNA's on prevention of pressure sores.
  • Collaborate with physicians, PT's, HUC's, and CNA's for timely and effective discharge.
  • Provided daily nursing care, and coordinated CNA care to elderly and rehabilitation patients for 27-36 patient unit.
  • Staffed to various nursing homes and substance abuse rehabilitation centers as a CNA providing high quality patient care.
  • Provided assessment & documentation for Medicare A resident care Supervised CNA's providing care to residents Provided wound care
  • Started working as CNA in 1984, later moved to Kansas City in 1989 worked at nursing.
  • Assist charge nurse, communicate any changes in resident's condition and provide leadership to CNA staff.
  • Administer medications, change patients' dressings, obtain doctor's orders, and supervise CNA's.
  • Provided instruction when necessary to CNA staff, making sure to deliver high quality of nursing care.
  • Experience as a Medication Nurse, Wound Care Nurse, CNA Instructor, and Currently Restorative Nurse.
  • Report abnormal findings to MD's, Wound Care, Supervise CNA's during monthly supervised visits.
  • Direct patient care, managing and supervising small staff of CNA's, and care plans.
  • Rotated on call staffing CNA Home health aide in the field before promoted into the office.

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13. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provide skilled palliative nursing care and comfort to in-patient hospice residents and operational direction to one certified nursing assistant.
  • Conduct initial assessment and evaluation to qualify patient appropriateness to election of hospice benefit according to Medicare guidelines.
  • Coordinated initiation of hospice services including equipment, symptom management, collaboration with physicians and interdisciplinary team members.
  • Performed information visits with individuals and families seeking answers regarding what hospice services entail.
  • Provide daily documentation including Hospice, Physical therapy and Occupational therapy progress notes.
  • Worked closely with interdisciplinary team to provide effective and quality hospice care.
  • Evaluated patients for hospice appropriateness and obtained orders according to condition.
  • Used accepted hospice assessment scales to verify eligibility for hospice benefits.
  • Evaluated potential clients for Hospice admission, performed physical assessments.
  • Assessed referrals for hospice appropriateness and initiated the admission process.
  • Performed assessment of patients to facilitate admission into hospice care.
  • Promoted Capitol Hospice services to the professional community i.e.
  • Initiated individualized interdisciplinary plan of care for hospice services.
  • Achieved and maintained hospice and palliative care certification.
  • Assessed & completed admission documentation for hospice patients.
  • Determine eligibility by presenting to Hospice Medical Director.
  • Determined appropriateness of patients for hospice care.
  • Assess referred patients for hospice qualification.
  • Performed admissions to Hospice company.
  • Maintain patients on ventilators; administer blood, hospice patients and families when appropriate, and assist with wound care plans.

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14. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Float throughout hospital, providing nursing care on medical, surgical, telemetry, pulmonary-ventilator, rehabilitation, and intensive care units
  • Fulfilled vital role within various departments including outpatient surgery, telemetry, medical/surgery and gynecology/postpartum for this community hospital.
  • Experience registered nurse working in various clinical settings to include emergency room, medical surgical units and telemetry.
  • Provided comprehensive care to a diverse population of patients requiring cardiac monitoring on telemetry unit and ICU.
  • Worked on various units including postpartum, pediatrics, medical-surgical, geriatrics, orthopedics and telemetry.
  • Provided telemetry monitoring and care for patients with acute respiratory illnesses and vented patient care.
  • Cared for acutely ill patients in medical-surgical unit, Telemetry unit and cardiopulmonary unit.
  • Provided patient care and procedural sedation as a member of the medical-surgical/telemetry Float Pool.
  • Direct and guide patient/family teaching while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry.
  • Provided direct patient care appropriate to Nursing Unit assigned: Medical/Surgical/ICU/and Telemetry unit.
  • Assigned to different hospitals and units including Medical Surgical and Telemetry.
  • Registered Nurse: Medical/surgical and telemetry staff relief for Denver Metro hospitals
  • Utilize advanced telemetry monitoring and interpretation at a 4:1 nurse/patient ratio.
  • Monitor and evaluate patients with heparin drip and medical telemetry monitoring.
  • Assigned to telemetry, medical-surgical unit, transitional and emergency care.
  • Post Surgical Cardiac telemetry unit * Specialized training in Cardiac and Ventilators
  • Interpret assessment/diagnostic data including labs, ventilator alarms and telemetry.
  • Direct patient care in Chicago area hospitals in Medical Surgical/Telemetry/Post-operative care
  • Head Nurse of Medical/Surgical Unit * LPN Medical/Surgical and Telemetry units
  • Implement nursing care to patients on Medical/Surgical and Telemetry units.

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15. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Demonstrated initiative and a commitment to quality patient care by independently completing an advanced EKG interpretation class.
  • Monitored and interpreted patient EKG's during rehabilitation to ensure patient safety.
  • Provide examinations, laboratory services, 12-lead EKG's, drug & DNA testing, and cognitive evaluations for insurance providers.
  • Administer medication to inmates, start/administer IV medication, IM injections, CPR, EKG, assist provider with minor outpatient procedures
  • Monitored EKG, fed and bathed patients; Provided care for clients with post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar and anxiety disorders.
  • Provide nursing care services in areas of vital signs, EKG, catheters, feeding tubes, IV and central lines.
  • Direct patient care, blood draws, EKG's, IV initiation, transition into direct Nursing care after nursing license.
  • Relied on during medical codes to obtain bloods, EKG's, vitals, and blood sugars in an acute setting.
  • Prioritized patient care of a 26 bed unit, assisted in code and rapid response situations, and monitored EKG strips
  • Performed EKG's, CPR, Triage after fights or sickness and determine if need to be seen by doctors.
  • Worked with patient on mechanical ventilation, central lines, drips, chest tubes, basic arrhythmia and EKG monitoring
  • Managed nursing treatments including IV, wound care, EKG, and feeding pumps, for patients through discharge.
  • Assist clinic PA in pt assessments, clinic procedures, EKG's, and translation from English to Spanish.
  • Develop systems and forms to document concerns and milestones, admissions, discharges, lab work and EKG's.
  • Greet patients, take vitals, draw blood, EKG's, glucose, urine and pulmonary function tests.
  • Job description included but not limited to IV insertion, EKG monitoring, wound care, patient education.
  • Entered blood test and EKG orders for patients into the hospital computer system for review by upper management.
  • Obtain EKG's prior to patient's operation in an expedient, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Position patients for each specific intervention, monitor vital signs such as BP, EKG, SaO2.
  • Perform EKG, wound care and monitoring and stabilization of vital signs according to physician's direction.

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16. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Participate in ongoing and mandatory clinical/professional educational activities.
  • Educate families/caregivers on current medications/procedures.
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively plan treatment plan for the patient.
  • Report to health facility within 45 minutes of law enforcement or patient arrival to conduct timely forensic examination.
  • Managed acute phases of mental illness (administration of psychotropic medications and evaluating their effectiveness).
  • Collaborated with Pharmaceutical Representatives, Research Coordinators and Clinical Trial Developers for best practice implementation.
  • Conduct behavioral or clinical assessments to identify individual member knowledge, skills and behavioral needs.
  • Worked closely with allied personnel to provide rehabilitative interventions to the nursing home patients.
  • Coordinate quality improvement initiatives to reduce the rate of hospital acquired pressure ulcers.
  • Developed leadership skills that positively impact the clinical practice environment and patient outcomes.
  • Provide administrative and technical/system support for utilization and quality management activity as appropriate.
  • Resolved conflicts with caregivers which enhanced patient's emotional and physical comfort.
  • Developed individualized care plans and emergency plans for students with medical issues.
  • Prioritize time effectively for busy sub-acute facility to ensure best care practices.
  • Reported pertinent abnormal changes and implemented orders as received by physicians.
  • Coordinate effective communication systems with parents and other responsible parties.
  • Participated in department performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Facilitate the identification of patient/primary care giver/family needs and goals.
  • Received medication orders and proper documentation placed inside patient charts.
  • Maintained current certifications and licenses required for active flight duty.

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17. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Focused on positive patient outcome, collaborated with staff members and documented/reviewed comprehensive care plans.
  • Assist Physicians and other staff members during delivery including cesarean deliveries.
  • Implemented and coordinated with staff members about education program.
  • Credited with successfully orienting numerous staff members.
  • Staff Nurse psychiatric unit: worked as lead nurse at a PRTF level 5 treatment facility responsible for five staff members.
  • Coordinated care of 15 patients and led a team of 2 staff members, providing formal and informal education for patient/family.
  • Background Summary: I have demonstrated leadership skills from training staff members effectively, and helping staff in my down time.
  • Worked in conjunction with an RN and NP to provide care to over 700 campers aged 4-15 and staff members.
  • Managed three to five support staff members (resident aides) and assisted with all aspects of ADL care.
  • Work closely with providers and other staff members, professional and non-professional and also ancillary staff within the clinic.
  • Served as a team leader with the responsibility for delegating patient-care assignments and other duties to 4-8 staff members.
  • Prepare schedule for following day and collaborate with other staff members to determine needs for procedures to be performed.
  • Managed medical care for over one-hundred residents in Assisted and Residential Living, and supervised 12 staff members.
  • Thank you for your time and possible opportunity to be one of your staff members in the future.
  • Nurse Manager of inpatient Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency and Pediatric Units with the responsibility for 45 staff members.
  • Provide and educate nursing leadership and all staff members related to advance wound healing techniques and preventative activities.
  • Collaborated with counselors, clients, and other staff members to help clients set and obtain mile stones.
  • Managed on site health program and provided care for pediatric campers as well as adult staff members.
  • Administered medications as well as provided first aid to campers, counselors, and senior staff members.
  • Assisted other staff members with patient care working as an integral part of the critical care team.

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18. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Performed focused assessments, administered medications through central lines and performed central line dressing changes, tube feeding and medication administration.
  • Followed physician's orders and performed G-tube feedings, medication administration, maintained airways of tracheotomy patients and oxygen therapy.
  • Performed assessments, medication administration, treatments and documentation of all care in accordance with Hospice guidelines.
  • Certificate of completion in Medication Administration and Observed Skills Assessment from Health Counseling Services.
  • Assume responsibilities of medical triage, medication administration, camper and counselor education.
  • Provided patient education regarding lab results, dietary imbalances, and medication administration.
  • Handled medication administration, diagnosis of illnesses and emergency situations for 200-500 campers.
  • Educated patients and family members on disease processes, medication administration and treatments.
  • Verified accuracy of medication administration practices through frequent checks on each patient.
  • Assist with surgical procedures, laboratory testing, restraint and medication administration.
  • Provided medication administration training & supervision for non-licensed direct care staff.
  • Supervised two health assistants in medication administration and health administrative tasks.
  • Experienced in take-down, seclusion/restraint procedures, and emergency medication administration/documentation.
  • End & beginning of month medication review of charts/orders/medication administration records.
  • Developed skills required for proper intravenous placement and intravenous medication administration.
  • Called for telephone orders, then transcribed into medication administration record.
  • Planned, organized, and implemented medication administration for campers.
  • Notate and update physician orders on patient medication administration records.
  • Performed medication administration and treatments according to doctors' orders.
  • Assisted with medication administration under the supervision of a delegating RN

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19. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Administered influenza immunizations, administered wellness testing including cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure screenings
  • Provided education and screenings for high Blood Pressure and Cholesterol awareness.
  • Provide essential health related services including the monitoring of vital signs such as pulse, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, rubbing with alcohol, or massaging.
  • Assessed and documented blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, BMI, height, and weight measurements of adult clients.
  • Checked all vitals sign including blood pressure, temperature (rectally & orally) blood/oxygen level, and heart rate.
  • Monitor patients blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature (vital signs) and any behavioral changes in patients.
  • Work closely with doctors and heart specialists to control patients' blood pressures, blood sugars and prevent heart failure.
  • Monitored patients, conducted wound care, monitored blood pressure, and administered medications through IV, IM and SC.
  • Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
  • Record patients' vitals including blood pressure, temperature and pulse in patients' logbooks, on a periodic basis5.
  • Provide close monitoring of patient's physical pain, blood pressure, blood-oxygen level, electrocardiogram, and heart rate.
  • Monitor patients during and after dialysis treatment for drastic changes in blood pressure, cramping, consciousness and other ailments.
  • Started and maintained blood pressure clinic, to include teaching, taking blood pressure, and follow up when necessary.
  • Supported Head Nurse in monitoring patients' progress and checked their vital signs such as temperature or blood pressure.
  • Counseled patients on lab work, blood pressure, and BMI in ways to improve or maintain their numbers.
  • Assessed breathing, comfort levels, dressings, monitored blood pressure, administered medications, and total patient care.
  • Perform basic diagnostic procedures, such as blood pressure screening, breast cancer screening, or communicative disease screening.
  • Assess and record vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate, and body temperature.
  • Conducted home visits and blood pressure screenings, and coordinated referrals and resources for residents of public housing facilities.

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20. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Developed and implemented infection control policies including: mandatory immunization requirements, medication management, and infection control and quarantine procedures.
  • Complete educational programs and in-services to remain current on nursing practices, infection control practices and worker/patient safety.
  • Participate in the facility infection control program for monitoring communicable and/or infectious disease among residents and staff.
  • Establish and supervise quality improvement activities, infection control, risk management activities and patient concerns.
  • Collaborated with physicians, educational assistants, infection control and other departments to review patient cases.
  • Administer flu shots skillfully and appropriately in varied environmental conditions while following infection control procedures.
  • Monitored monthly infection control rates and reported statistics and data to the Quality/Leadership meeting monthly.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and infection control activities.
  • Developed education materials and present in-service training on Medication Side Effects and Infection Control.
  • Monitored infection control and 100% compliance to safety regulations ensuring zero incidences.
  • Performed quality assurance assessments on documentation, wound care and infection control protocol.
  • Performed documentation as required and tracked and ordered labs and infection control manual.
  • Developed Standard Operating Procedures regarding the management of medications and infection control.
  • Maintained infection control and safety policies/practices with patient care and equipment disinfection/operation.
  • Facilitated strategic planning and implementation of infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility wide health and safety.
  • Performed infection control environmental rounds, surveillance, and improvement projects.
  • Designed & implemented teaching strategies * Reviewed infection control with home infusions
  • Monitored and tracked communicable diseases and reported on infection control concerns.
  • Prevent communicable diseases by implementing proper infection control with team members.

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21. Diabetes

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Here's how Diabetes is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Administered pain medication as ordered as well as other medications to address specific medical conditions such as hypertension and diabetes.
  • Educated patients and/or family regarding procedure and management of health related to end stage renal disease including hypertension and diabetes.
  • Provided pediatric diabetes education including medications, nutrition Communicated with all camp staff to ensure the safety of campers
  • Perform daily clinics monitoring individuals with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension or respiratory conditions.
  • Facilitated all discharges with medication reconciliation, and diabetes/cardiac/heart failure education.
  • Center National Certification Board for Certified Diabetes Educator 05/03/2013 Diabetes Educator
  • Check diabetes glucose level before administering insulin.
  • Advised patients of the effects of hypertension and diabetes and there role in causing ESRD and the dangers of fluid overload.
  • Provided nursing care to Diabetic children attending the one week American Diabetes Association sponsored camp held at the Louisiana Lions Camp.
  • Managed care for expectant mothers with wide variety of diagnosis such as diabetes and preterm labor, in collaboration with MFN.
  • Worked as an independent contractor completing disease management assessments for a variety of diseases including asthma, CAD, and diabetes.
  • Completed consultations for other primary care providers (MD, PA, NP) for diabetes management and women's health.
  • Manage care for patients with a variety of diagnoses such as preterm labor, gestational diabetes and pregnancy induced hypertension.
  • Managed care for all injured and ill students, including chronic illnesses in patients such as diabetes and seizure disorders.
  • Assessed and treated clients for various illness-COPD, diabetes, hypertension, lab work drawn for STD's, etc.
  • Provided education, coaching and support to adult Anthem members with CAD, CHF, COPD, asthma and diabetes.
  • Participate at the Annual Diabetes Expo located at the Johnson City Mall, & provide cholesterol screenings to community members.
  • Med administration, Diabetes care, G-button care, First Aid and any other duties needed directed by RN.
  • Developed wellness programs for residents such as diabetes education, managing your weight and the importance of staying active.
  • Offer specialized education opportunities for students and parents on topics like ADHD, asthma, diabetes, or obesity.

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22. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Worked for large hematology/oncology practice administering chemotherapy.
  • Provided comprehensive nursing services to patients in various units that included Oncology/Hospice, Vascular Surgery, and Neurology.
  • Provided nursing care to women with gynecologic diagnoses, medical oncology patients and general surgery patients.
  • Administer chemotherapy, Mix Chemotherapy medications; Keep up with current hematology and oncology standards.
  • Worked in the following offices*Summit Oncology*Franklin County ENT*Cumberland Valley Infectious Disease*Cumberland Valley Family Practice*Valley Medical
  • Staff Nurse on the Medical-Surgical/Oncology Unit administering medications and treatments and monitoring patient status.
  • Provide nursing care to children with oncology related diagnosis and also hematological disorders.
  • Worked with a preceptor in the medical hematology/oncology unit & vascular access service.
  • Provided inpatient care for general medical patients and bone marrow transplant /oncology patients.
  • Administered Chemotherapy and provided care for all types of oncology and hematology cases.
  • Administer chemotherapy, blood product, and electrolyte therapy to oncology patients.
  • Followed established oncology protocols to maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Learned general oncology principles and understanding of an array of chemotherapeutic agents.
  • General staff nursing on medical/surgical, oncology and coronary step down units.
  • Provide infusion services to patients diagnosed with Hematology and Oncology diseases.
  • Performed all aspects of nursing care related to a medical-surgical/oncology unit.
  • Provided exceptional level of care to critically ill pediatric oncology patients.
  • Provided direct patient care on general/oncology pediatric unit, and Intermediary NICU
  • Cared for oncology patients and assisted with chemotherapy administration.
  • Worked in Radiation Oncology clinic assessing incoming cancer patients.

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23. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised patent s LPN/CNA, Reconciled patient medications with documentation.
  • Supervised four LPNS including scheduling responsibility and quality assurance.
  • Assisted with RN/LPN orientations and conducted documentation support.
  • Managed daily operations of primary care patient flow by delegating appropriate tasks to LPN's, MA's and clerical staff.
  • Supervised CNA s and other LPN trainees to effectively carry out specialized nursing care in addition to basic nursing procedures.
  • Provide the full range of clinical procedures, patient education and the administration of prescription medication appropriate for an LPN.
  • Receive and follow physician orders within realm of practice for an LPN and within the standards of home health practice.
  • Serve as licensed practical nurse (LPN) for elementary, middle, and high school students and staff.
  • Provided monthly infusion education to new employees, taught quarterly LPN Infusion certification classes and RN nursing foundations classes.
  • Assessed LPN documentation, audited charts, orders, treatments and dressing changes, presented in-services monthly and PRN.
  • Worked underneath RN supervisor; Supervised LVN's/LPN's ; nursing assistants and effectively prioritized assignments and daily tasks
  • Worked under the guidance of a preceptor as an RN graduate nurse until passed LPN state boards.
  • Work in cooperation with non-licensed team members, which consist of LPN's and a nursing technician.
  • Reported accurately to oncoming shift LPN's regarding change in patient's status and follow-up needs.
  • Managed provision of 24-hour nursing care including hiring, scheduling, evaluating, and supervising LPNs.
  • Reported noted changes in general physical and/or mental conditions of patient or client to RN/LPN supervisor.
  • Earned 2009 LPN Excellence Award for exemplary performance and honored with 2010 Caring & Spirit Award.
  • Observed LPN's and other RN's for competences with medications, documentation, and treatments.
  • Provide Clinical Supervision to LPN's, CNA's, and non-licensed personnel as assigned.
  • Provided nursing care safely within the scope of practice for LPN.2003 Obtained Colorado LPN License

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24. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Collaborate with MDS Coordinator and Interdisciplinary team to accurately complete the MDS according to Federal and State regulations.
  • Recommended additional MDS training with a focus on consistent wound care documentation based on findings of quality improvement audit
  • Presented in-service training on MDS documentation to nursing staff and other interdisciplinary team members.
  • Performed chart/documentation audits for case mix/MDS and state/federal compliance.
  • Provided detailed and accurate documentation including MDS assessments.
  • Monitor training and implementation for accurate MDS assessments.
  • Complete documentation per regulations and standards including MDS.
  • Monitored to ensure Restorative programs assessed, initiated, and properly coded on the MDS as appropriate to enable increases reimbursement.
  • Participate in daily and weekly Clinical Meetings with Unit Managers, DON, ADON, Dietary, MDS and Therapy Department.
  • Correct and ensures completion of final MDS and submits patient assessment data to the appropriate State and Federal government agencies.
  • Provided MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator with baseline assessment data; stayed well ahead of rapidly unfolding situations.
  • Job responsibilities: Completes assessments, Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS) and care plans for all residents assigned.
  • Coordinate the RAI process assuring the timeliness, and completeness of the MDS, RAPS, and Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  • Preformed all MDS duties for MDS data collection, entry, and submission as an RN for long term care.
  • Completed Medicare charting, filling out and calling in DMA-6's to the state, quarterly / annual MDS's.
  • Assess each resident's chart and submitted the best 3652 and MDS possible for the maximum reimbursement for each resident.
  • Train Registered Nurses on how to perform the duties of MDS Coordinator; act as MDS Coordinator when necessary.
  • Provided education on nursing assessments the correct way to assess the patient, and MDS's and care plans.
  • Collect all data for past 3 months on resident and enter into MDS 3.0 for submission to state.
  • Scheduled and completed OBRA and PPS Assessments for residents when MDS positions vacant or with heavy case load.

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25. Primary Care Services

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Here's how Primary Care Services is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provided primary care services to long term care resident in a rehab facility.
  • Provide primary care services during transport on various fixed wing aircraft.
  • Engaged in collaborative care with MDs and six-member midwifery team that provided primary care services in OB-GYN clinics.
  • Provided primary care services for infants and children in an acute care unit specializing in airway/pulmonary complications.
  • Deliver continuity-based primary care services low-income patients.
  • Managed patient flow and provided primary care services to over 38,000 Active Duty soldiers and their family members.

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26. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Communicate abnormal diagnostic results to physicians and enter physician orders Accomplishments Completed Stroke certification Completed FIM scoring certification for Rehabilitation patients.
  • Implemented physician orders within a timely fashion and assisted physicians with vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections and surgical procedures as needed.
  • Administer medications, chemotherapy, and treatments in the hospital ambulatory, outpatient infusion center per physician orders.
  • Admitted patients to facility; assessed patients to identify physical and psycho-social needs, verified initial physician orders.
  • Monitor and audit resident medication and treatment program; ensure accurate transcribing and implementation of physician orders.
  • Performed patient care according to facility Policy and Procedures following Physician orders coordinating duties with R.N.
  • Supervised and coordinated the recovery of patients in accordance with hospital policies and physician orders.
  • Coordinate daily physician visits for residents, including processing new physician orders and prescriptions.
  • Performed nurse to nurse evaluations for compromised referrals for medical clearance and physician orders.
  • Transcribed physician orders, administered medications, performed treatments according to policy and procedure.
  • Ensured all physician orders were accurately transcribed and entered into the Medical Information system.
  • Assisted with medication and treatment administration and ensure medications are administered per physician orders.
  • Monitored and assessed patients; implemented physician orders in a time-sensitive, efficient manner.
  • Administered medications, transfused blood products and followed other physician orders as required.
  • Verify physician orders Notify physicians of patient with adverse reaction to medication.
  • Implemented physician orders and assisted physician during examination, treatment and procedures.
  • Perform treatments according to physician orders and in accordance with facility policy.
  • Deliver prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessments.
  • Ensured to carry out physician orders and implemented basic nursing interventions.
  • Follow standing physician orders according to hospital protocol for infusion treatment.

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27. Medical Care

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Here's how Medical Care is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients' physical condition, and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Developed open/positive communications with physicians to clarify orders, plan of care and/or medical care concerns related to patient safety.
  • Registered nurse responsible for providing inpatient psychiatric and medical care while maintaining a safe therapeutic environment per physician order.
  • Contacted medical provider and injured parties on claims involving medical treatment and /or disability to coordinate appropriate medical care.
  • Experienced in providing critical medical care and specialized treatment to patients that are either critically injured or severely ill.
  • Provided as-needed medical care for approximately 90 children and additional staff at summer camp and administered daily medication.
  • Provide physical assessments and emergency medical care as needed for mentally handicapped/developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Managed medical care of adults with developmental disabilities and secondary medical diagnoses.
  • Provided high-quality medical care and performed a wide variety of medical functions.
  • Administer emergency treatment for injuries/illnesses; arrange medical care if necessary.
  • Provide medical care to ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients with various diagnoses.
  • Deliver appropriate medical care based on physical trauma and psychological needs.
  • Provided general medical care and treatment to inmate population.
  • Arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Conduct assessments of incoming population and coordinate medical care.
  • Floated to different practices providing quality medical care.
  • Participated in team approach medical care of patients
  • Provided specialized knowledge of medical care.
  • Provided medical care to patients, created and maintained assessments, first aid, and would care to residents and patients.
  • Evaluate, coordinate and deliver medical care provided to patients during all phases off transport in the International and Domestic setting.

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28. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Established and organized an office to facilitate providing PICC and procedural sedation services.
  • Place PICC lines utilizing ultrasound technology on hospitalized patients.
  • Established best practice and protocols in the insertion, care and maintenance of PICCLINES and central lines in the entire facility.
  • Managed infusion therapy, utilizing PICC lines, central lines, peripheral IV, and monitoring lab values pertinent to treatment.
  • Initiated and maintained IV lines, peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines, and central line port catheters.
  • Functioned autonomously as a member of a dedicated PICC line team servicing adults and children in a trauma based facility.
  • Job Duties: perform assessments, vital signs, administer medications via g-tube: PICC and central line under R.N.
  • Explain procedure to patient and family, answering any question they may have prior to placing the PICC line.
  • Assist with nurse educators in developing education plan for PICC maintenance at annual skills fair and ongoing educational needs.
  • Assess patient's upper extremities via ultrasound to determine if patient is a candidate for PICC line procedure.
  • Order and review chest radiography and clear PICC line for use if PICC line is in proper placement.
  • Accessed PIV's, Port-a-Caths, PICC lines and Hickman Catheters; drew blood and performed I-Stat testing.
  • Cared for trauma patients on ventilators, PICC and central lines, wound care, various IV drips.
  • Assist in orientation of new nurses, instructing in PICC line, PCA pump management, and complications.
  • Initiate, monitor, and discontinue intravenous transfusions such as peripheral lines, PICC, and Port lines.
  • Maintained Peripherally Intravenous Central Catheters (PICC lines) by performing dressing changes weekly and as needed.
  • Monitor routine patient's (FSBS) levels and perform routine PICC flushes and IV site care.
  • Provided education, training and mentored other nurses to become certified in all aspects of PICC's.
  • Called to the PICU and Pediatric units at times to place a PICC line in their babies.
  • Travel to surrounding nursing homes and rehab facilities to insert and provide care for PICC lines.

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29. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Monitored patients and reported changes/CPR Certified.
  • Received my CPR instructor certification.
  • Experience in critical care of preterm newborns, monitoring vital signs, administering IV fluids, medications and CPR if needed.
  • Traveled to companies to perform physicals, drug screens and teach CPR, First Aid and Blood borne pathogens.
  • Respond to life-saving situations by performing first aid and CPR, in accordance to standard nursing protocols for treatment9.
  • Staff educator for CPR, Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) and the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP).
  • Render emergency medical care as needed, including IV insertions, wound dressings, CPR and ECG.
  • Instructed Basic Life Support classes for Polk County employees as certified American Heart Association CPR instructor.
  • Initiated CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and responded to emergency situations.
  • Called on in emergencies to provide CPR or operate defibrillators to restart patients' hearts.
  • Staff training for CPR, Blood Borne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and First Aid.
  • Hold classes for employees in heat related injuries, and American Red Cross CPR.
  • Obtained Certification from the American Red Cross to train Certified Nursing Attendants and CPR.
  • Perform specialized, life saving treatments such as CPR, advanced cardiac life support.
  • Perform health inspections and Instructor to camp staff for CPR and first aide training.
  • Prepared and entered data, referenced veterans results into CPRS for documentation and compliance.
  • Facilitate and assist with training for CPR/AED, First Aid and blood borne Pathogens.
  • Instructed parents of patients and family members on proper discharge care and CPR.
  • Organized multiple education opportunity for the community- insurance, first aid, CPR.
  • Performed CPR, suctioning and use of crash cart on a monthly basis.

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30. Health Education

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Here's how Health Education is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Case Manage HIV/TB adult population including health education and medication administration as well as ensuring patients compliance with treatment regime.
  • Facilitated education in the school and community regarding disease prevention, injury prevention, and general health education.
  • Greet patients* Patient teaching/health education* Automatic and manual blood pressure readings* BMI readings* Full Lipid Panel Cholesterol/Glucose
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients experiencing drug withdrawal and facilitated transfer to appropriate facility.
  • Provided health education to patients on medication administration and actively responded to their questions and concerns.
  • Promote health education throughout the School community and education on using effective preventative health measures.
  • Communicated medical information and provided health education and discharge instructions to patients and families.
  • Greet patients* Patient teaching/health education* Automatic and manual blood pressure readings* Flu shot administration
  • Developed and implemented health education on topics such as Hypertension management and Stroke.
  • Developed and implemented health education discussion and demonstration on dental care for children.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients including postoperative eye care instructions.
  • Collaborate with nursing ministry team to develop and conduct health education programming.
  • Develop and implement health education curriculum for the elementary school age population.
  • Provided necessary health education training for diabetic patients and their parents.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients and family members.
  • Educated patients and families regarding health education and disease prevention.
  • Provide routine medical care and medical/health education as needed.
  • Promote health education teaching effective preventative health measures.
  • Acquired safety, medicinal and health education as needed
  • Provided health education and nutritional counseling to patients.

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31. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Staffed several areas including internal medicine, ophthalmology, psychiatry, pulmonary, dermatology, family practice and pediatrics.
  • Case manager pediatric/oncology Experience from high risk newborns, pediatrics, adolescents and postpartum Certified in Bio/Chemotherapy
  • Rotated within these hospital areas: Medical Surgical, Pediatrics and occasionally Intensive Care
  • Provide nursing care to patients on multiple inpatient floors to include Medical-Surgical and Pediatrics based off the needs of the hospital.
  • Trained on Medical-Surgical Floor, Pediatrics, One Day Surgery, and OR while responsible for patient care and documentation preparation.
  • Advise given in all clinical areas including Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Internal Medicine, and Emergency Medicine.
  • General Pediatrics Responsible for the care of children 0-18 Years with a wide range of disease Entities and/or surgical procedures.
  • Serve in charge nurse role on night shift, supervising Labor and Delivery, Level 2 nursery, and Pediatrics.
  • Provided telephone triage advice for adults and pediatrics to Grady Health System patients and caller across the state of Georgia.
  • Handle discharge planning, assessments at hospital 3 days/ week 3-6 home visits weekly (Geriatrics to Pediatrics).
  • Registered NurseWorking as agency nurse, on an as-needed basis, in PCU and Pediatrics/Well Baby Nursery/NICU clinical areas.
  • Circulated and occasional scrubbed adult male/female and pediatrics procedures that required a shorter recovery time (out patient).
  • Administered anesthetics in numerous specialties, including plastic, GYN, general, pediatrics and orthopedics surgeries.
  • Performed cross functional nursing duties within the medical/surgical, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and intensive care units.
  • Provided phone triage and education to Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and OB/GYN clients, using my clinical expertise
  • Provide patient care on various units including OB / GYN, Pediatrics, Orthopedics Rehabilitation, Med-Surg nursing
  • Provided Phase I and II recovery nursing care to pediatrics and adults in the post-operative environment.
  • Level III nursery worker, education for Mothers on breastfeeding, Pediatrics, routine newborn care,
  • Experience in care of the acutely ill patient from pediatrics, medical surgery, and ICU.
  • Give the first treatment to every patient including adults, pediatrics, cardiac and trauma patient.

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32. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Identify safety/emergency situations and respond in accordance with procedures/policies
  • Complete patient assessments and evaluations, monitor recovery process and quickly address emergency situations, such as heart or respiratory cessation.
  • Provided nursing care in emergency situations, stabilizing patients before transferring to care facilities outside of the correctional facility.
  • Recognize emergency situations and assist with, or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations and followed through with documentation and notification of family/responsible party and physician.
  • Addressed emergency situations as necessary using syringes and catheters, administrate fluids and emergency drugs.
  • Administered seasonal flu vaccinations, preventing drug reactions, and responded to emergency situations.
  • Analyze emergency situations, assisting with facility organization of emergency response and treatment.
  • Stabilized residents in emergency situations and provided comfort to families in these situations.
  • Ensured working environment was safe and performed quickly in emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations as required and documented provided nursing care.
  • Administered medications as ordered for routine care and emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations using standard emergency protocols and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in Stressful and emergency situations.
  • Record and monitor vital signs react accordingly in emergency situations.
  • Assessed emergency situations and transported camper to appropriate site.
  • Directed teachers and less skilled personnel during emergency situations.
  • Supported transferring patients to hospital for emergency situations.
  • Responded quickly and effectively to all emergency situations.
  • Reacted and provided necessary assistance in emergency situations.

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33. Pain Management

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Here's how Pain Management is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Administered medication/pain management and parental nutrition administration.
  • Conducted preoperative interviews and assessments for patients undergoing surgical, non-invasive monitoring, pain management procedures, and IV therapies.
  • Educate patients and families on labor and delivery process and therapeutic regimens including medication and pain management techniques.
  • Educated patient on Health improvement; preventive care; administered medication, pain management and overall Health management.
  • Evaluate and coordinated patients for physical therapy, occupational therapy and pain management in nursing skill facility.
  • Perform the post-surgical evaluation and assessment for pain management of orthopedic patients and post-delivery C-section patients.
  • Led implementation of comprehensive controlled substances program using the University of Washington Pain Management guidelines.
  • Assessed and monitored patients after their surgical intervention ensuring that pain management was sufficient.
  • Developed Pain Management program for Jackson Hospital that met Joint Commission requirements.
  • Recovered surgical patients, and assisted with epidural and regional pain management.
  • Trained assisting anesthesiologists with pain management/nerve block procedures for surgery patients.
  • Promoted within Orthopedics Indianapolis to Pain Management Nurse/Assistant to Corporate Anesthesiologist.
  • Administered medications; educated patients/families on medications and pain management techniques.
  • Provided pain management and monitored epidurals and pain controlled analgesia.
  • Pain management education provided for the patient after surgery.
  • Administer conscious sedation to patients undergoing pain management procedures.
  • Administered immunizations for newborns and pain management for mothers.
  • Moderate sedation for pain management clinic and endoscopy.
  • Provided pain management for post surgical patients
  • Circulate in pain management procedures.

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34. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Help on floor when needed drawing blood, giving shots, assisting with procedures, etc.
  • Performed other duties as needed such as drawing blood, changing dressings, and installing IVs.
  • Measure vital signs, drawing blood samples/ IV, administration of medication and case documentation.
  • Prepared for surgeries, including placing catheters, drawing blood, running blood.
  • Monitor therapeutic levels of medications by drawing blood per Doctor's order.
  • Job duties: floor nurse at Northwest Correctional Facility worked units passing medications, giving injections, and drawing blood.
  • Gained skills performing intracutaneous and intramuscular injections, as well as drawing blood for analysis and preparing infusion drip pump.
  • Perform diagnostic tastings like drawing blood, giving injections and taking radiographs.
  • Gained experience in patient transfers, drawing blood, monitoring labs, wound care, parental enteral nutrition and tracheostomy care.
  • Ordered supplies Phlebotomy(drawing blood) Administered medications and vaccinations for inmates and other staff.

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35. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Administered advanced nursing care to patients with multiple diagnosis including, but not limited to patients with tracheotomy and mechanical ventilation.
  • Support Chief Nurse for Home and Community Based Services during absence including emergency management and action items timely completion.
  • Functioned in a team environment, however position required independent thinking, time management, and computer proficiency.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and timely documentation of patient services and participated in case management conferences.
  • Assisted patients in emotional support, setting limits, reviewed safety contracts and provided medication education.
  • Coordinated admission nursing services for patients including development and implementation of appropriate care plans and education.
  • Educated patients and their families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures and other therapeutic regimens.
  • Answer questions regarding discharge instructions and uses available resources to provide immediate service recovery.
  • Identify and document patient/family educational needs and implement education relevant to those needs.
  • Provide immunization injections, document health forms, provide information and education for immunizations
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Bipolar Disorder, Personality and Chemical Imbalances.
  • Plan and implement educational programs related to health and wellness to benefit parishioners.
  • Calculated appropriate dosages of chemotherapy regimens based on patient weight and labs.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating, and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
  • Managed corporate contracts to ensure organization's legal and financial risk minimal.
  • Reviewed immunization records and ensured compliance with State and Federal regulations.
  • Reviewed and implemented store-specific marketing research plans with respect visual merchandising.
  • Developed/implemented/maintained the changes in medical unit regarding responsibilities and work flow.
  • Perform preliminary exam in room with clients and obtain medical/vaccine history.
  • Perform primary and secondary observations and conduct drug and alcohol programs.

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36. Medicaid

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Here's how Medicaid is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Required understanding of Medicare/Medicaid and commercial payer requirements including documentation requirements.
  • Completed documents for state funded Medicaid programs, admission into community nursing and group home facilities and other community resources available.
  • Determined reimbursement rates on patients based on nursing assessments for both Medicare and Medicaid and negotiated insurance reimbursement.
  • Assessed patients referred for home health services for eligibility utilizing Medicare, Medicaid, and/or private insurance standards.
  • Review various outpatient services efficiently utilizing Medicaid guidelines and criteria to ensured cost effective and quality patient care.
  • Performed nursing intake assessments to determine the eligibility of individuals to obtain Medicaid Waiver state funded services.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and referred provider activity suspected of being fraudulent and/or abusive of Medicaid resources.
  • Ensured adherence to associated Medicare and Medicaid guidelines, and worked effectively within insurance company guidelines.
  • Participated in coordination efforts with assigned state's Medicaid Program to identify potential fraud and abuse.
  • Supplied information of patients to Medicare/Medicaid for payments of services provided through Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation.
  • Facilitated Individual Support plan integration and Medicaid waiver utilization in the community to prevent institutionalization.
  • Performed Assessments on Medicaid and Medicaid eligible individuals for services under Community Care Services.
  • Performed skilled nursing assessment to admit patients to rehab home health per medicare/medicaid guidelines.
  • Prepared and electronically transmitted timely reports to the National Medicare and Medicaid database.
  • Assess patients to determine appropriateness for hospice services using Medicare and Medicaid guidelines.
  • Case management of Medicaid/Medicare patients; formulating plans to improve expected outcomes.
  • Top performer (quality/efficiency) among Alaska Medicaid Waiver Qualification assessors.
  • Determine per Medicare/Medicaid guidelines if pt is appropriate for hospice services.
  • Explain any financial and medical eligibility requirements for Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Well-versed in MDS terminology, Medicare and Medicaid assessment schedule guidelines.

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37. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Recover patients after surgical procedures, document vital signs and educate patient and family members on discharge instructions and discharge medications.
  • Assist in the preparation and care of patients undergoing surgical procedures and oversees the maintenance/sterilization of operating supplies and equipment.
  • Provided acute care for post-operative patients recovering, encompassing ambulatory surgical procedures, invasive and extensive surgeries and traumas.
  • Assisted physicians during diagnostics, therapeutic, and surgical procedures by preparing necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Performed physical assessments and dressing changes on patients, as needed following hospitalization and surgical procedures.
  • Assist veterinarian with surgical procedures, dental cleanings, euthanasia, restraining animals and wellness examinations.
  • Prepared surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Assisted physicians with minor surgical procedures and provided conscious sedation to patients.
  • Ensured appropriate adherence to infection-control procedures, especially following surgical procedures.
  • Admitted, recovered and circulated for adult and pediatric surgical procedures.
  • Assist doctors with surgical procedures performed under local or general anesthesia.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, treatment, examination and surgical procedures.
  • Fast paced unit with patients having minimally invasive surgical procedures.
  • Assisted in surgical procedures, primarily facial plastics or reconstructive.
  • Assisted in after-hours cesarean procedures and minor surgical procedures.
  • Coordinate care for preoperative patients during various surgical procedures.
  • Assisted Pain Medicine/ Anesthesiologist Physician with surgical procedures.
  • Schedule evaluations with orthopedic doctors for surgical procedures.
  • Assisted Physicians with in-office surgical procedures and routine examinations
  • Performed outpatient office procedures and minor surgical procedures.

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38. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Commended for EMR accuracy, effective team collaboration, patient relations and consistent delivery of empathetic care.
  • Administered Allergy shots*Performed allergy skin testing*Documentation in paper charts as well as EMR
  • Gathered and documented patient information on an EMR program including a history of the present illness, labs, and prescriptions.
  • Job duties also include entering all data into EMR on the same day, calling in medications and supplies.
  • Work with adult and pediatrics Accomplishments My background and experience as a nurse Skills Used EMR, years of nursing
  • Assist doctors, draw injections, file x-rays, scan documents/enter patient chief complaint into EMR and answer phones.
  • Set up all patient schedules in compliance with physician approved orders for home health patients on EMR devices.
  • Assisted physician(s) with all aspects of EMR, including meaningful use compliance and time management.
  • Participated in projects for Meaningful Use, NextGen ACO, EMR Implementation Committee, and work groups.
  • Pain management, patient teaching, drain care, post-op call backs, charting using EMR format.
  • Assist nurses shoulder to shoulder with inputting clinical data into electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Roomed patients for the physicians, recorded patient past medical history and current vitals in EMR.
  • Gather the info they have answered on the portal and pull it in the EMR side.
  • 1/2012-4/2012Completed medical chart reviews in physician offices, hospitals and EMR sites for quality studies.
  • Documented assessments and interventions in electronic medical record (EMR) using paragon charting system.
  • Trained as a Super User/ point person for EPIC EMR on Labor and Delivery.
  • Trained and oversaw several employees designated to abstract charts into the new EMR system.
  • Performed physical assessment on three patients/shift and documented the data to the EMR.
  • Used Oasis based EMR for case management up to 20 patients a week.
  • Use of EMR, online ordering tools, and computerized daily task logs.

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39. ADL

low Demand
Here's how ADL is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Completed required assessments and paperwork by deadlines.
  • Provide direct care and support to individuals served as needed, including ADL care, transportation, and facilitating community outings.
  • Assist the patients with ADL's, obtain Vital Signs, transport to and from different parts of the hospital.
  • JOB DUTIES; Assisting patent with ADL, monitoring blood sugars NIDD, B/P and any sighs symptoms discomfort.
  • Perform IV line insertion and infusion, including blood transfusion * Supervise nurse asides in helping patient with ADLS.
  • Assisted clients within their home assisting with ADL's, light housework, errands, toileting, etc.
  • Continue with patient's care after PT/OT/SP completed treatment, assisting with exercises to maintain currently ADL status.
  • Administer medications, wound care, assist with ADL'S, ROM Exercises, transportation to appointments,
  • Certified Nursing Assistant ADL's Safety Supervision Patient assessment Wheel chair assistance Nutrition / diet therapy / teaching
  • Assessed patient vital signs, assisted with ADL's, reported changes in patient conditions to RN.
  • Assisted patients with all activities of daily living (ADL's), on some level.
  • Coordinate activities of daily living (ADL's) for the direct care staff to execute.
  • Assist residents at different homes with ADL's such as bathing, feeding, and ambulating.
  • Gained invaluable experience and knowledge of nursing and work under pressure of deadlines and stressful conditions.
  • Prepare insurance claims for benefit reimbursement; ensuring full compliance with company requirements and deadlines.
  • Supervised unit staff and ensured adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and procedural requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate residents currently residing in facility for decline and/or progress in any ADL.
  • Lead the ABAP Enhancements and Interfaces to meet the deadlines in project plan.
  • Posted payments daily, meeting any deadlines required without error with exceptional prospects.
  • Educate all nursing staff on ADL charting, compute PASRR info upon admission.

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40. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Contracted nurse to administer intravenous and intramuscular experimental drugs to patients suffering from mild to severe Alzheimer's disease.
  • Delivered comprehensive geriatric nursing care in a forty-plus bed Dementia and Alzheimer's assisted living facility.
  • Provided nursing services in an assisted living facility with a Memory Care/Alzheimer unit
  • Coordinated medical care and medication for assisted living and Alzheimer residents.
  • Supervised Alzheimer participants and handicapped participants in an adult daycare setting.
  • Skilled patient care in geriatric units that include memory/Alzheimer/dementia population.
  • Work with patients with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, MRDD, quadriplegics, paraplegics, and psych patients.
  • Provided nursing care to seniors and Alzheimer s patients, this included a full range of activities for effective care.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Dementia, Autism, Cancer, Alzheimer's, CHF, Stroke, etc.
  • Provided coverage at the three SHC sites as well as the three Alzheimer's units as the need required.
  • Provided nursing care for up to 60 residents living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease within an Assisted Living environment
  • Appointed as an instructor and established an Alzheimer s /elder abuse course for the Ocean County Police Academy.
  • Provided care for 100+ resident facility as well as a 45 bed special unit (Alzheimer's).
  • Initiated plan for Dementia Training of Associates and obtained Certification in Alzheimer's Association Approved Dementia Cares Training.
  • Cared for residents who have multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, CHF, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Educate family on how to approach and different methods that can be used to direct Alzheimer patients.
  • Med pass and routine treatments to 50+ residents at this long-term and Alzheimer's care facility.
  • Assist patients with strokes, head traumas, dementia, Alzheimer's, and chronic diagnoses.
  • House supervisor for 120 bed long term care facility including a 10 bed Alzheimer's unit.
  • Provided care to patients with Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Cancer, and Alzheimer's.

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41. Acls

low Demand
Here's how Acls is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Officer in charge of unit Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training programs.
  • Acted as Outreach Coordinator, responsible for coordinating and teaching ACLS, PALS and TNCC classes to area nurses and providers.
  • Increased PALS certification of RN staff members by over 50%; revamped ACLS to improve satisfaction, decrease costs.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certified and responsible for responding to all Code Blues within the facility.
  • Certified in BLS, ACLS, NIHSS, assisted in numerous codes and Level 1 trauma.
  • Provide ACLS nursing duties to inpatients using standing orders for treatment to prevent further medical decline.
  • Provided emergency care using BLS and ACLS protocols in the event of medical emergencies.
  • Monitored patients for cardiac rhythm changes and implemented medication according to ACLS guidelines.
  • Administer colloids as needed, know and adhere to established algorithms with ACLS.
  • Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Florida and New York ACLS, BLS
  • Certified in Fetal Monitoring, certified breast feeding counselor, ACLS, NRP.
  • Obtained critical care training, BCLS &ACLS training &BCLS instructor.
  • Utilize ACLS protocols, transport orders and standing orders as needed.
  • Organized and taught ACLS classes to certify nurses and physicians.
  • Responded to adverse patient outcomes in accordance with ACLS guidelines.
  • Assist with ACLS as necessary (ACLS certified).
  • Implemented ACLS, PHTLS and PALS protocol when necessary.
  • Present certifications include BLS, ACLS, OCN.
  • Maintained CPR, ACLS, and PALS certification.
  • Direct emergency action using ACLS and BLS protocols.

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42. Emotional Support

low Demand
Here's how Emotional Support is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Provide emotional support to victim and educate them regarding their choices in reporting to local authorities and preventative medications.
  • Provide emotional support, reorient patients to their environment, maintained patient safety, and respect patient confidentiality
  • Provided important and specific medical information as well as emotional support to patient and family.
  • Provided emotional support and educated patients and families on end-of-life care.
  • Provided emotional support and strength through education, coaching and encouragement.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those who required it.
  • Collected forensic evidence, provided emotional support and patient advocacy.
  • Provide emotional support to family members of terminally ill patients.
  • Insured each patient received outstanding behavioral and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support and symptom management to hospice patients.
  • Conducted screening, administered medications, provided behavioral/emotional support.
  • Provided psychological and emotional support to patients and relatives.
  • Communicated with physicians and families and provided emotional support.
  • Assisted patients with mobility and provided emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to family and owners.
  • Provided extensive patient/family teaching and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support should this have been a fetal demise labor or should the labor become difficult or unforeseen difficulties arise.
  • Provide education and emotional support to pregnant and/or postpartum patients and their families on labor, pain, and newborn care.
  • Assisted patients and families with management of multiple chronic diagnoses, while providing emotional support for the terminally ill.
  • Provided care to patients in the home setting including emotional support to patients as well as their families.

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43. Medication Management

low Demand
Here's how Medication Management is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Developed medication management system including collection, storage and administration of medications for weekly and respite campers child through adult.
  • Program development including implementation of HIPAA protocols and medication management protocols in coordination with the state board of nursing.
  • Direct patient care specializing in substance abuse and addiction recovery with crisis intervention through clinical assessment and medication management strategies
  • Performed assessments, medication management/administration and supported other members of the team in implementing comprehensive person-centered care to consumers.
  • Conduct patient counseling, crisis intervention, medication management, milieu therapy, group therapy and critical incident debriefings
  • Provide medication management for agency clients which consist of symptom management and recognition of side effects.
  • Provide medication management and education to residents with mental health diagnoses and substance abuse histories.
  • Provided individual client consultations with a focus on wellness, medication management and patient education.
  • Assisted with Assistant Clinical Director's activities focusing on Medication Management while minimizing costs.
  • Performed medication management and education, wound care treatments, and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Provided direct resident services and medication management and supervision of resident care staff.
  • Assist elderly patients with medical appointments, medical procedure's and medication management.
  • Formulated treatment plans to include counseling, medication management and group therapy.
  • Provide medication management to patients in a pain management environment.
  • Provided educations on health and medication managements under professor's supervision
  • Educated patients and families on disease and medication management.
  • Conducted home visits and instituted individualized medication management.
  • Conduct patient medication management with pharmacies and parents.
  • Educate patients regarding disease and medication management.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication management.

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44. Personal Care

low Demand
Here's how Personal Care is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Worked within a medical/surgical population providing complete care ranging from personal cares to oral and intravenous medications.
  • Educated patients and their caretakers, evaluated effectiveness of prescribed therapies and supervised personal care attendants.
  • Communicated with residents and family with daily living needs, supervised personal care attendants.
  • Conducted assessments of Medicaid recipients for in-home personal care services funded by Medicaid.
  • Performed personal care as needed and supervised medication technicians.
  • Assist family/caregiver with providing personal care to patient.
  • Supervised nursing assistants and assigns personal care services.
  • Administer medications and daily personal care hygiene.
  • Helped residents with all aspects of their personal care as well as helping with any needs within my scope of practice.
  • Provide hands on personal care to residents when needed and was available to staff for support and problem solving when needed
  • Provided personal care, management of medication, implemented physical therapy and wound care monitoring while husband was at work.
  • Impressed management with personal career assessment documentation so much, format was implemented as a template for training other nurses.
  • Completed assessments, personal care, diaper changes, tube feedings, administered medications, managed IV lines and fluids.
  • Initiate the coordination of patient's personal care, delivery of durable medical equipment, medications, and medical supplies.
  • Provided and prescribed with medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent and handicapped persons.
  • Assess elderly clients in home, develop care plan for aide to provide personal care and assist with ADLS.
  • Worked as a team player with CNA's and Resident Attendants when asked for assistance in personal care tasks.
  • Document findings on appropriate assessment forms and determine appropriation of Personal Care Assistant (PCA) hours per member.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated home health aides, homemakers and personal care workers in patients' homes.
  • Assisted incapacity patients with all their personal cares Feeding tubes, such as bathing, showers, clothing

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45. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Received and processed telephone calls from Health Plan members requiring medical advice or general information.
  • Redirect telephone calls to the appropriate party using appropriate telephone etiquette.
  • Worked as primary nurse in a family practice office assisting physicians with patient care by rooming patients and handling phone calls.
  • Complete discharge phone calls to see if patients have any questions and to find out areas that could use improvement.
  • Started as receptionist in 2007 handling phone calls, scheduling appointments and surgeries, filing and other secretarial duties.
  • Assisted in passing medications; charting; answering phone calls; ordering medications and making rounds with physicians.
  • Refilled medications, administered immunizations, answered phone calls, assisted with procedures, and entered labs.
  • Take telephone calls and provide care for members by giving telephone advice in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Assisted with hospital rounds and fielding telephone calls from hospital staff and family regarding hospitalized patients.
  • Recorded client information* Prepped exam rooms* Routine Injections* Follow up phone calls* Client education for specific needs
  • Answered phone calls from Hospitals, Pharmacies and various facilities regarding patient's prescriptions and refills.
  • Worked at a call center answering incoming phone calls of members needing assistance with medical complications.
  • Coordinate faxes, refills and lab lines, and assist with answering phone calls from patients.
  • Provided benefit and network information to members through phone calls, email, and written correspondence.
  • Performed follow-up phone calls to ensure soldiers have attended appointments and what their outcomes are.
  • Completed assessment, phone calls, and paperwork regarding head injuries and other injuries.
  • Answered patient phone calls regarding symptoms, medication refills, test results and appointments.
  • Answered / transferred telephone calls and relayed messages to designated person in charge.
  • Assisted in answering incoming telephone calls, and forwarding messages to appropriate personnel.
  • Answer patient questions and concerns via phone calls, emails and in person.

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46. Test Cases

low Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Automated Unit test cases in Cruise control.
  • Involved in writing and implementation of the Test Plan, various Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Involved in creation of test cases and execution.
  • Involved in the test cases preparation, test data.

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47. TB

low Demand
Here's how TB is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Investigate public health threats including individual reports and clusters or outbreaks of infectious disease among individuals or communities.
  • Collaborated and communicated with epidemiologists on outbreak investigations so that all staff could cross-cover outbreak investigations.
  • Conduct of field surveys to monitor interventions executed and outbreak investigation from provincial to municipal/city level.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks and ensured all appropriate paperwork was completed.
  • Handle inbound/outbound informational and educational calls to patients regarding their disease and prescribed therapy.
  • Organize and facilitate immunizations for entire prison population for TB.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks.
  • Administered medications according to TB strategy.
  • Assisted in TB clinic, read and place TB skin test as needed and initiated contact investigation for potential new patients.
  • Provided Direct Observation Therapy (DOT) medicines for TB cases and provided refills for patients receiving prophylaxis (INH).
  • Educated the client about their condition, medications, treatments to improve condition, and ways to avoid further medical setbacks.
  • Take vital signs, answer phones, package medications, pass out medications, blood draws, administer TB test, etc
  • Dispensed medications to inmates, completed history & physicals, drew all labs including blood alcohol levels and TB skin tests.
  • Communicated via letter and phone with parents regarding care plans, medications, student injury, and possible communicable disease outbreak.
  • Provided information to city departments, community agencies and health professionals on HIV/AIDS & TB policy issues and policy development.
  • Experience with various communicable diseases such as TB, Hepatitis, STD's, HIV, Community Outbreaks, etc.
  • Administered and read TB skin test, sick call for the inmates and worked with the MD on clinic days.
  • Participated as a member of the 24/7 registered nurse team handling inbound and outbound calls to patients for pharmaceutical companies.
  • Ensured that high-risk clients were screened for latent TB infection and if results were positive, administered recommended TB therapy.
  • Review of information contained in donor files to ensure compliance with all applicable FDA and international regulations and AATB Standards.

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48. Disease Process

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Here's how Disease Process is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinated physician appointments, dispensed medications, monitored disease processes, provided comfort and performed household tasks.
  • Prepared, developed, and coordinated educational programs on early illness detection and disease processes.
  • Provide disease process/medication education, and support to patients of specialty pharmacy via telecommunication.
  • Provide educational management to patients and their families regarding disease processes and diagnostic tests.
  • Educate patients and caregivers on effectively managing disease processes and symptoms to report.
  • Furnished professional medical information on disease process, medication, and resources available.
  • Conduct a physical examination based on presenting health conditions and ongoing disease process.
  • Educate patients on disease processes, medications, procedures and medical/nursing interventions.
  • Complete teaching on disease process, medications and Medicare conditions of participation.
  • Provided education and support to family members and patients regarding disease process.
  • Advanced education and practice in neurological diagnoses and disease processes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific patient population and disease process.
  • Provided initial client teaching regarding disease process and medications.
  • Provide patient education on disease processes and medication therapy.
  • Provided education on disease processes and medication regime.
  • Provide outpatient infusions within various disease processes
  • Educate patient/family to disease process.
  • Implement a working knowledge of specific patient populations, and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affecting this group.
  • Provide comprehensive inpatient care for patients who have had an acute illness, injury, or exacerbation of a disease process.
  • Provided telephonic education to ensure that member is knowledgeable of disease process and recommended treatment, and compliant with medical regimen.

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49. Pacu

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Here's how Pacu is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Recover post-operative patients in Family Birthplace PACU.
  • Provided nursing care to patients undergoing a variety of procedures, including patients in PACU, SICU, MICU and Ambulatory.
  • Implemented patient assignments with the medical residents, PACU, ICU's, as well as the general patient floors.
  • Work as a circulating nurse in the operating room during a Cesarean-section delivery and complete PACU assessments and cares.
  • Monitored patients' status during surgery (circulated in operating room) and managed patients in PACU.
  • Scrub and Circulating Nurse during Surgeries and give proper care to patients after surgery in PACU
  • Mentored nurses and was responsible for transition of one PACU nurse to the operating room.
  • Audited and recorded all PACU medications and their dates of expiration on a weekly basis.
  • Managed patient care in the OR during a cesarean delivery and in PACU.
  • Arrange for appropriate post procedural care (discharge, ASU or PACU).
  • Assess patient needs prior to arrival to PACU, including patient safety.
  • Focus primarily in critical care areas: ED, PACU, ICU.
  • Direct patient care for medical surgical, PACU and Intensive Care Units.
  • Provided continuity of care for patients throughout cesarean section procedures and PACU.
  • Assigned to circulation of scheduled OR cases and PACU duties regularly.
  • Filled PACU needs for St. Anthony Central and North Hospitals.
  • Work other departments as assigned if Census was down in PACU/SICU
  • Cross-trained and worked as post-op recovery nurse in PACU.
  • Provide recovery nursing care for PACU patients post-surgery.
  • Educated other staff on PACU regulations and information.

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50. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Nurse jobs:
  • Create and regularly update database to properly account for infusion medication inventory and maintain accurate records of durable medical equipment inspections.
  • Experience working with Regulations as per established by Medicare/Medicaid with their guidelines for studies/laboratories/Durable Medical Equipment and Home Care.
  • Addressed urgent patient calls, called in prescriptions, authorized & verified insurance eligibility and ordered Durable Medical Equipment.
  • Collaborated with admission coordinator to complete, physician orders reconciliation and communication with pharmacy and obtaining medical equipment.
  • Keep a safe and clean working environment including maintenance of medical equipment and quality control of laboratory reagents.
  • Performed sterilization of medical equipment as well as medical examination and treatment rooms before and after patient use.
  • Performed safe and efficient operation of medical equipment while implementing care for critically ill patients.
  • Collaborated with outside agencies to ensure accurate delivery of medical equipment, supplies and medications.
  • Provided authorization of medical equipment and services to patient in accordance to Medicare criteria.
  • Dispensed durable medical equipment and medications under directions of clinic MD and written protocols.
  • Operated medical equipment, performed diagnostic testing and procedures plus administered medications and treatments.
  • Coordinated continuing care services for needs of durable medical equipment and covered benefits.
  • Maintain all supplies including immunizations, medications and durable medical equipment.
  • Maintained all medical equipment according to policy and procedures.
  • Performed maintain quality control testing of all medical equipment.
  • Maintained inventory of medical equipment for clients and institutions.
  • Stocked all medical equipment/supplies in patient delivery rooms.
  • Coordinate delivery and set-up of durable medical equipment.
  • Operated and maintained monitors of bio-medical equipment.
  • Established treatment plans and operated medical equipment.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Nurse

Patient Care27.7%
Vital Signs8.5%
Emergency Care7.8%
Triage5.6%
Health Care5.5%
RN5.1%
Surgery4.5%
Medical Records4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
20.3%
20.3%
2
2
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
6.2%
6.2%
3
3
Emergency Care
Emergency Care
5.7%
5.7%
4
4
Triage
Triage
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Health Care
Health Care
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
RN
RN
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Surgery
Surgery
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Medical Records
Medical Records
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Independent Living
Independent Living
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
ICU
ICU
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
CNA
CNA
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Hospice
Hospice
2%
2%
14
14
Telemetry
Telemetry
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
EKG
EKG
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
IV
IV
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Diabetes
Diabetes
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Oncology
Oncology
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
LPN
LPN
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
MDS
MDS
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Medical Care
Medical Care
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Picc
Picc
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
CPR
CPR
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Health Education
Health Education
1%
1%
31
31
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
1%
1%
32
32
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Pain Management
Pain Management
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
IM
IM
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Medicaid
Medicaid
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
EMR
EMR
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
ADL
ADL
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Acls
Acls
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Personal Care
Personal Care
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
TB
TB
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Disease Process
Disease Process
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Pacu
Pacu
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.6%
0.6%

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