Top Registered Nurse Med/Surg Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Registered Nurse Med/Surg. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Registered Nurse Med/Surg resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.5% of Registered Nurse Med/Surg resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Registered Nurse Med/Surg actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Registered Nurse Med/Surg 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 Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Performed efficiently in emergency patient care situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.
  • Collaborated with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient delivery of patient care and achievement of desired patient outcomes.
  • Established patient care goals, administered medications, and assessed patient condition through shift while communicating with physicians accordingly.
  • Carry out prescribed medical treatment/procedures, work closely with physicians and other multidisciplinary staff to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Communicate effectively with multidisciplinary team to facilitate, coordinate, execute, and evaluate patient care and treatment.
  • Collaborate with physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy to provide excellent patient care and rehabilitation.
  • Provided quality patient care through consistent standards of nursing practice in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health team.
  • Managed patient care and assessment using age-specific assessment, communication, and knowledge of physical/mental capabilities.
  • Adhered to National Patient Safety Goals and utilized evidence-based practice while administering patient care.
  • Skilled in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care.
  • Provided primary patient care; administered chemotherapy; assigned ancillary personnel to patient care
  • Created and implemented pharmacology and medical in-services related to patient care topics.
  • Provide direct patient care including nursing assessment, medical management and documentation.
  • Maintained accurate patient care documentation in electronic health record system Connect Care.
  • Reported patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician on a continuous basis.
  • Determined patient care priorities and organized work load efficiently and effectively.
  • Direct implementation of patient care plans and education per facility policy.
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge and judgment necessary for high quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated leadership by involving other disciplines in improving patient care.
  • Coordinate patient care and safety with physicians and ancillary departments.

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2. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Charge nurse responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients on medical/surgical unit.
  • Performed charge nurse responsibilities on rotating schedule with co-workers.
  • Charge nurse responsibilities on medical-surgical floor.
  • Performed charge nurse responsibilities as needed
  • Charge nurse responsibilities include communication with the MD's and house supervisor, room assignments, and management of floor staff.
  • Assume the role of Charge Nurse periodically; delegate responsibilities, assign patients and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations
  • Function as a charge nurse for a 42-bed floor performing coaching of staff, auditing and gathering data for Core Measures.
  • Reported changes in patient condition promptly to Charge Nurse, physician, rapid response team, and code team as necessary.
  • Charge nurse, preceptor for new hires, Patient Safe Handling Committee member, and Patient Nurse Communication Committee member.
  • Fulfilled role of charge nurse with responsibility to lead multiple RN's, LPN's, and patient care team.
  • Assist with departmental needs such as charge nurse, orienting new hires, and being flexible to meet departmental needs.
  • Experience in step-down unit, orthopedic unit, delegation, time management, and team leader as charge nurse.
  • Served as relief charge nurse and as a preceptor of both nursing students and new employees on the unit.
  • Performed as charge nurse in a 15-bed unit, while also caring for a one or two patient assignment.
  • Assumed a leadership role and duties as charge nurse as well as acted as preceptor to new nursing staff.
  • Charge Nurse, which included the delegation of tasks and duties to Licensed Practical Nurse and ancillary staff.
  • Managed patient assignments and staffing, assisted other staff, and addressed patient complaints in charge nurse role.
  • Functioned as Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse on 34 bed unit with average daily census of 24 patients.
  • Charge Nurse on night tour of duty responsible for coordinating care of patients on a 36-bed unit.
  • Assist Nurse Manager with scheduling and supervising of the unit Nurses under the designation of Charge Nurse.

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3. Medical Surgical Unit

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Here's how Medical Surgical Unit is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provide care for patients in Medical Surgical Units Medication administration Educational Programs for patients Post Op care
  • Fulfilled responsibilities associated with the general floors of the Medical Surgical units.
  • Provided clerical support on a medical surgical unit.
  • Managed patient assignment on medical surgical Units.
  • Served in the position of Charge Nurse on 11-7 shift on a Medical Surgical Unit for 3 years.
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as nurse on a medical surgical unit.
  • Serve as RN primarily on post-surgical unit, while working on other medical surgical units as needed.
  • Delivered care to patients on a 40-bed cardiac medical surgical unit using the nursing process.
  • Worked via Staffing Agency on Medical Surgical Unit performing many of the skills listed above.
  • Provide direct nursing care on a medical surgical unit for primarily adult and geriatric patients.
  • Provided primary nursing care to patients on Medical Surgical Unit in acute care hospital.
  • Registered Nurse on Medical Surgical Unit in Community Hospital, caring for all patients.
  • Staff Nurse one year of Medical Surgical Unit and in six months charge nurse.
  • Staff RN medical surgical unit with care of patients with wide range of.
  • Delivered care to a diverse adult population in a 38-bed medical surgical unit.
  • Involved in hiring process of applicants for Emergency Department and Medical Surgical unit.
  • Expedited to charge nurse of 40 bed medical surgical unit within 8 months.
  • Performed a comprehensive range of clinical functions in the 36-bed Medical Surgical unit.
  • Worked as Staff Nurse, and Team Leader on Medical Surgical Unit.
  • Provided care to adults on a 42 bed Progressive Care/Medical Surgical Unit.

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4. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Collaborated with inter-disciplinary team including physicians and case management to provide patient and family with patient-centered care to address any concerns.
  • Interacted with other departments and hospital personnel guaranteeing physician orders were followed through in an appropriate turn-around time.
  • Maintain clinical competency and increases clinical knowledge by attending in-services and reading journals within nursing field.
  • Identify learning needs of staff and recommends educational experiences to Nursing Management and Nursing Education.
  • Facilitated education for patients and families, staff and community through effective learning principals.
  • Assessed patient and family learning needs and provided and documented education.
  • Travel Float RN on Orthopedics/Human Motion Institute/Medical Surgical/Adult observation.
  • Returned to bedside after Education Specialist position was downsized.
  • Identify patient/family learning needs and implements appropriate measures.
  • Chaired our Unit Practice Council and was a member of the Nursing Shared Governance committee and Quality of Work Life Committee.
  • Experienced and learned how to calmly handle various critical care situations such as panic lab values and patients with declining conditions.
  • Assessed learning deficits of patients, family members, and caregivers and provided education as time allowed on my shift.
  • Provided culturally sensitive care to patients of Asian, Middle Eastern, African, African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian decent.
  • Focused quality care on geriatric population while shadowed licensed RN Administered PO, SQ, IM, and IV medications
  • Earned responsibility of charge nurse 3 months after hire and preceptor of new graduate nurses 6 months after hire.
  • Planed holistic care to enhance, modify and support the health patterns of client systems in various environmental contexts.
  • Served as a Preceptor to RN students, and devoted personal time to serving as a mentor and coach.
  • Function as a clinical charge nurse to manage unit staffing concerns and communicates needs to unit leaderships team.
  • Provide RN planning and care based on the nursing process for patients in a long-term acute care setting.
  • Delegated orders to and supervised LPN's/MA's; as well as, other RN's while charge nurse.

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5. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Coordinated and delivered patient care utilizing clinical competencies and evidence based practices in adherence to nursing processes in a Med-Surg/Telemetry setting.
  • Rotated among various clinical specialties including telemetry, medical-surgical, orthopedics, emergency room, geriatrics, rehabilitation, and psychiatry.
  • Receive and assess patients, collect patient information and medical status, and document findings in a 40-bed medical/surgical-telemetry unit.
  • Performed nursing care for medical and surgical patients on a 40-bed unit, including patients requiring telemetry monitoring and ventilators.
  • Care of medical and post-operative patients including telemetry monitoring, admission database creation, discharge instructions, patient education.
  • Total beds: 255 Provided nursing care to post-operative medical patients some requiring telemetry monitoring.
  • Provide excellent care to telemetry and medical surgical patients in high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Monitor telemetry patients with medical or cardiac conditions, float to different telemetry units.
  • Provided direct nursing care on a demanding medical-surgical telemetry unit in acute care hospital.
  • Managed 24-hour/7 day operation for 40-bed Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, oncology and Pediatric unit.
  • Monitored and interpreted cardiac rhythms of patents on telemetry and intervened as necessary.
  • Monitor cardiac telemetry and respond collaboratively with medical staff to emergency code situations.
  • Worked with a variety of medical conditions on medical-surgical floor with telemetry beds.
  • Delivered high standards of care to medical-surgical and telemetry patients of various diagnoses.
  • Dedicated registered nurse (RN) with specialty experience medical-surgical trauma telemetry nursing.
  • Maintained competency in telemetry and participated in rapid response and code situations.
  • Provided a high standard of direct patient-centered care to 5-7 medical/telemetry patients.
  • Analyze telemetry and observational assessment data to form sound nursing diagnosis.
  • Interpret telemetry monitoring strips by identifying normal and fatal cardiac rhythms.
  • Direct patient care of both monitored telemetry and ventilator assisted patients.

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6. Administer Medications

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Here's how Administer Medications is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Learned IV insertion to care fir ventilator dependent patients, administer medications and chemotherapy agents, and cardiac interpretation.
  • Performed physical assessments, provided treatments, administer medications/insulin/IV fluids, blood transfusions and monitored recovery process.
  • Administer medications and treatment as prescribed by a physician or according to established Policies and protocols.
  • Administer medications as prescribed and according to client facility policy, procedures and/or protocols.
  • Administer medications and hang drips and perform clinical procedures utilizing non-invasive monitoring equipment.
  • Perform physical assessments, administer medications/IV fluids, and monitor recovery process.
  • Performed physical assessments, administer medications, initiate and maintain IV therapy.
  • Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
  • Required to administer medications, Chemotherapy, and inhalant respiratory medications.
  • Administer medications; prepare equipment and assist during examinations and treatment.
  • Perform head-to-toe assessments and administer medications for a diverse patient population.
  • Assess patient's physical condition and administer medications as ordered.
  • Administer medications according to standard of practice and manufacture recommendations.
  • Administer medications effectively using the 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Administer medications and infusions in a timely and responsible manner.
  • Administer medications adhering to the 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Administer medications and treatments according to hospital policy.
  • Administer medications using age-appropriate and weight based guidelines.
  • Perform physical assessments and administer medications and fluids.
  • Administer medications safely according to nursing policy.

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7. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Implemented a process-driven, patient-oriented philosophy that embodied leadership, individual responsibility, and continuous improvement of health care outcomes.
  • Maintain cooperative relationship among health care team by communicating information; responding to requests; participating in ICT problem-solving methods.
  • Initiated and facilitated interdisciplinary team conferences to arrange for coordination of health care services and eliminate duplication of services.
  • Facilitate care and recovery through personalized education to patient and family regarding health care and discharge.
  • Worked collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams in constructing treatment plan for patients.
  • Collaborated with other health care professionals to implement interventions to improve patient outcomes.
  • Collaborated with other health care professionals and coordinated ancillary staff.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Coordinated patient care by assessing daily needs and working cooperatively with other members of the health care team to meet patient needs
  • Educate patients and families on health care needs, conditions, and treatment and facilitate active involvement with plan of care.
  • Work as applicable with other health care providers in team setting to share information on ways to improve on patients condition.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, families and health care team in person and via the telephone regarding care of patient.
  • Provided education to families and patients regarding health care needs, home care, conditions, options, and discharge planning.
  • Collaborate with other members of the inter-professional health care team in order to give the highest level of patient care.
  • Delegated appropriately and coordinated duties of multiple therapies, goal planning and discharge planning with the health care team members.
  • Collaborated with members of the health care team to meet the complex health care needs of both patients and families.
  • Care of medically complex patients, supervise nursing assistants, and collaborate with other members of the health care team.
  • Delivered safe and effective care and interacted with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.
  • Act as liaison for patient, physician, family members, and other members of the health care team.
  • Worked with health care team to monitor critical patients leading to improved outcomes, and decreased length of stay.

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8. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Skilled in communicating and collaborating with interdisciplinary team for efficient patient care management and optimal delivery of patient centered treatment plans.
  • Facilitated interdisciplinary communications and maintained patient advocacy position on numerous occasions to optimize patient well-being, comfort and treatment plans.
  • Provide care for residents by initiating treatment plans, encouraging independence in activities of daily living and medication administration.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment plans during and after hospitalization to promote successful recovery
  • Worked with interdisciplinary team members during initial patient assessments and treatment plans.
  • Specialized in admission assessments developing treatment plans and discharge planning.
  • Collaborated and participated with Physicians to develop treatment plans.
  • Supported appropriate treatment plans and maintained detailed records.
  • Formulated master treatment plans for specific deviations.
  • Coordinated patient care and rendered professional nursing care in accordance with physician's treatment plans and standards of evidence based practice/care.
  • Evaluate, assess, prepare and implement treatment plans for sick or injured patients providing the highest level of patient care.
  • Worked closely with interdisciplinary teams of physicians, case managers, and social workers for treatment plans and discharge planning.
  • Evaluate, assess, prepare and implement treatment plans ill or injured patients on a Medical Surgical Unit.
  • Collaborated with appropriate doctors and therapist with respect to treatment plans to improvise current medications and therapies.
  • Assisted with the development of treatment plans for transitioning individuals from a facility to a community setting.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and record patient medical treatment plans using the Millennium Mobile System.
  • Assess, assist and educate patients and their families on their health conditions and treatment plans.
  • Provide total care of the residents by initiating treatment plans and administering medications as scheduled.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by changes in physical or mental condition.
  • Assessed patient needs and partnered with physicians and nurses in implementing treatment plans.

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9. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical/dental/surgical procedures.
  • Provided acute care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, encompassing ambulatory surgical procedures, invasive and extensive surgeries and traumas.
  • Provided dressing changes, ulcer measurement, application of medication, assisted physician with minor surgical procedures.
  • Administered medications, assessed and monitored patients with continual ongoing patient teaching regarding surgical procedures.
  • Observe patients and actualize nursing interventions to expedite healing and recovery after surgical procedures.
  • Prepare patient and collected important information prior to any surgical procedures.
  • Provide skilled nursing care to patients undergoing medical surgical procedures.
  • Assess and monitor patient status post-orthopedic surgical procedures.
  • Started IVs and administered sedatives for surgical procedures.
  • Provided bedside patient care immediately following surgical procedures.
  • Gained greater knowledge of medical/surgical procedures.
  • Assisted with orthopedic and surgical procedures
  • Recover patients from surgical procedures.
  • Circulated in various surgical procedures.
  • Provided patients with post operative acute care for recovering from traumas, surgical procedures, anesthesia etc.
  • Prepared patients for bedside procedures as well as surgery with a vast array of surgical procedures.
  • Utilize care plans in caring for medical- surgical patients recovering from major and minor surgical procedures.
  • Provided post-operative care for cardiovascular surgeries (CABG's, Valvular) and general surgical procedures.
  • Cared for patients from infancy through adulthood with diverse medical diagnoses and surgical procedures.
  • Assist doctors with surgical procedures; performed minor procedures and in-depth dressing changes.

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10. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Prepared patients for surgeries and procedures and provided post-operative cares including monitoring vital signs, pain management and education.
  • Obtained and recorded patient data/vital signs, monitored health equipment and readings according to facility policies.
  • Performed accurate assessments and frequent patient monitoring, including vital signs and pain management.
  • Provide frequent patient evaluations including monitoring vital signs and perform essential procedures.
  • Obtained patient medical history and vital signs; participated in physical examinations.
  • Performed physical assessments, including obtaining vital signs and monitoring intake/output.
  • Completed detailed documentation of patient care/status changes/ vital signs.
  • Administered medications and taking vital signs.
  • Record patient information including vital signs.
  • Monitored vital signs and respiratory status.
  • Administered medication, monitored vital signs.
  • Observe and chart patient's condition/vital signs, administer IV fluids and medication as well as infusing blood and blood components.
  • Monitor Vital signs reporting values outside of parameters as well as changes in patient's condition or behavior to MD.
  • Display strong clinical skills with taking vital signs; obtain blood samples from venous access, PICC and central lines.
  • Educate and perform wound care, vital signs, oxygen therapy, and discharge instructions to patients and family members.
  • Deliver intravenous infusions, administer oxygen, monitor blood sugar levels and vital signs, and conduct wound dressing changes.
  • Observed the patient for signs of shock and abnormalities in his vital signs as he comes out of the anesthesia.
  • Prepare patients for surgery ensuring that all lab tests, vital signs, and assessments were all within normal limits.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms, medical information, vital signs, and changes in patient's conditions.
  • Performed blood draws, blood transfusions, and IV starts; assessed and monitored vital signs; and more.

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11. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Administered medications and procedures per physician orders; provided patient education on health promotion, disease management, and medications.
  • Received, documented and implemented physician orders in accordance with policies and procedures of facility.
  • Follow physician orders and document information regarding care and treatments provided to patients.
  • Verify and implement physician orders, review medication administration and complete nursing diagnosis.
  • Interpret and coordinate the implementation of physician orders and administer medication as prescribed.
  • Delivered prescribed medical treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessment.
  • Reviewed all physician orders in EHR for accuracy and clinical effectiveness.
  • Assess patients and implement physician orders and nursing interventions accordingly.
  • Implement interventions according to physician orders and specific lab findings.
  • Carried out physician orders, administer oral and intravenous medications.
  • Monitor effectiveness of Physician orders and regularly communicate progress.
  • Assisted physicians with procedures and followed physician orders.
  • Implemented physician orders accurately within appropriate time frames.
  • Receive and transcribe/enter physician orders within established policies.
  • Followed Physician orders and maintained accurate documentation.
  • Carry out physician orders and medicine administration.
  • Reviewed and transcribed physician orders.
  • Reviewed and implement physician orders.
  • Delivered medications and treatments, per physician orders, guaranteeing the 5 R's, while documenting response and evaluating effectiveness.
  • Administered oral, g-tube, and IV medications per physician orders as well as any ordered treatments or dressing changes.

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12. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Collaborated and communicated with interdisciplinary team to provide holistic, evidence-based, and quality care for adult and oncology patients.
  • Served as a member of interdisciplinary teams in providing excellent care to patients focused on oncology patients.
  • Evaluated and treated patients with Respiratory, Cardiology, Surgical, Hematology/Oncology, and Gastrointestinal illnesses.
  • Delivered high-quality, time management-oriented care for preoperative, postoperative, oncology, and medical-surgical patients.
  • Performed responsibilities of a staff nurse in an oncology inpatient setting as a Chemotherapy Certified nurse.
  • Experience working with orthopedic / neurological, oncology, general medicine and surgery patients.
  • Planned, implemented and evaluated nursing care for Oncology patients receiving high dose chemotherapy.
  • Provide direct nursing care to patients and their families on a 28-bed medical/telemetry/oncology unit.
  • Displayed expert clinical skills in managing the critical care of all medical/surgical oncology patients.
  • Provided care for medical/surgical and oncology patients undergoing or recovering from treatment and/or surgery.
  • Delivered quality nursing care on an adult medical-surgical unit with emphasis on oncology.
  • Administered chemotherapy and various IV infusions; provided care specific for oncology patients.
  • Gained some telemetry experience as a floater to the hospital's telemetry/oncology unit.
  • Administered chemotherapy to oncology patients as an APHON Certified Chemotherapy Administration Nurse.
  • Monitored oncology laboratory work and administered injections per physician order and protocol.
  • Performed as a full-time floor nurse on a busy medical-surgical/oncology unit.
  • Cared for diverse population from post-op to renal failure to oncology patients
  • Cared for Oncology patients and administered chemo therapy as ordered.
  • Provided medication management to assigned patients on the Oncology unit.
  • Provide care to primarily Medical Surgical -Oncology adolescents to geriatric.

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13. Disease Process

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Here's how Disease Process is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Coordinate and implement quality patient care through an interdisciplinary team while utilizing knowledge of disease process and physical assessment.
  • Educated patients on interventions provided, disease process and management techniques, discharge planning and medication regiments.
  • Provided individualized patient and family education customized to patient disease process and treatment.
  • Perform patient assessment and evaluations of body systems and pathological disease process.
  • Provided patient education regarding disease processes, procedures and therapeutic regimens.
  • Educated patients and family members about disease processes and medications.
  • Educate patient/family regarding disease process and ongoing discharge teaching.
  • Provide education to patients about illness/disease processes and prevention.
  • Educated adults and families regarding disease process and management.
  • Educate patient/family about disease process/plan of care.
  • Interact and communicate with patients of all ages and diverse backgrounds regarding teaching of treatment, medications, and disease processes.
  • Teach patient and family members to include disease process, treatments, medications, self-care, and plan of care.
  • Educate patients and family members on disease process, disease prevention, healthy lifestyle changes along with questions and concerns.
  • Provided patient & family education related to illness, disease processes, hospitalization, treatment options, & discharge planning.
  • Act as patient educator regarding medications, treatments, procedures, self-care, and disease process/management throughout their stay.
  • Provided patient education about disease processes, medications, nursing interventions, and other aspects of relevant patient care.
  • Provided patient/family education on a variety of topics: long-term care, disease process, medication therapy, etc.
  • Delivered integrated care to a wide array of individuals ailing form an array of illnesses and disease processes.
  • Provide patient and family education on disease, disease process, end-of-life process, medication and therapy regimens.
  • Dispense medications and treatments per doctor's orders and educate patients and families regarding diagnosis and disease processes.

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14. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Maintained material safety data sheets per OSHA guidelines for chemicals and hazardous material stored and used in agriculture business.
  • Performed total patient assessments on diverse patient populations transferred from ICU or directly admitted.
  • Manage and care for medical-surgical ICU patients including neurology and plastic surgery patients.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary conferences regarding particularly complex patients, and discharge planning.
  • Evolved to resource clinician for difficult vascular access insertions and troubleshooting.
  • Managed difficult and complex patient situations with positive outcomes.
  • Developed and taught curriculum for annual ventilator competency course.
  • Reassigned cases if enumerators were having difficulty completing.
  • Assessed and coordinated nursing care needs for all types of ICU patients in an environment that provided one on one care.
  • Cross-trained and actively working in all units including ER, ICU, Senior Behavior Health Unit and Nursing House Supervision.
  • Assisted in Newborn Intensive Care Nursery (NICU) performing high acuity assessments, and care of premature newborns.
  • Collaborate with nursing staff to foster a team that assists with difficult situations involving both patients and their families.
  • Floated to L&D Recovery, E.R., ICU, & other Medical- Surgical areas as needed.
  • Floated between ICU and M/S floors with a 5:1 patient to nursing assignment outside of acute care setting.
  • Monitored post-ICU patients, including those with tracheotomies, before their ultimate transfer to the general ward.
  • Provide stabilization for difficult suture procedures such as tongue and chin lacerations with or without conscious sedation.
  • Specialized in inserting IV therapy hubs in patients with difficult veins, utilizing a Doppler when needed.
  • Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical ICU, East Harry Campus * Provide exemplary total care to critical patients.
  • Manage complete care for 5-6 patients on the medical surgical unit or 2-3 patients in ICU step-down.
  • Transferred to ICU in beginning of 2011, and was trained to manage critical ill patients.

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15. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Assisted in planning, supervising and instructing RN, LPN's, CNA's, Nursing Students, and other disciplines.
  • Provide primary care for 6-8 patients * Administered medication and assisted with planning of patient care * Supervise LPNs and Nurse aides
  • Serve as Team Leader of the nursing care team providing daily direction and guidance of LPNs and other nursing staff.
  • Charge Nurse, Medical/Surgical/Oncology Floor Provided primary nursing care and supervised 1-2 LPNs and 3-4 nurses aides.
  • Delegated patient care assignments, evaluated and verified validity of clinical findings and documentation for the LPN.
  • Follow plan of care and dictate care of patients in teaming with RNS and LPNs.
  • Experience as primary care nurse and team lead responsible for overseeing nurses aides and LPNs.
  • Supervised and coordinated the care of the LPN's and Nursing technicians on the unit.
  • Delegate to and supervise LPNs, Student Nurses, Nursing Assistants, and Unit Secretaries.
  • Provided primary care to 10 patients on day shift, supervising LPN or aide.
  • Started all IVs and gave IV medications for all LPNs working with the unit.
  • Provided supervision to LPNs, nurses aides, unit clerk in the team.
  • Supervised LPN and CNA and served as a preceptor/mentor to first-year nursing students.
  • Supervised LPN's while providing patient care to post surgical and medical patients.
  • Delegate to LPN's, CNA's and educate residents and their families.
  • Assume responsibility for the clinical supervision of LPNs and non-licensed personnel 8.
  • Provided primary nursing for medical/surgical floor & worked in RN/LPN Team Nursing.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and leadership to LPN staff of unit.
  • Oversee and delegate responsibilities to certified nurse aides and LPN's.
  • Function as a team leader for the LPNs and nursing assistants.

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16. Pain Management

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Here's how Pain Management is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Educated patients and families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures, and therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management techniques.
  • Educated patients on their disease processes and surgical procedures and other aspects of therapeutic regimes, including chemotherapy and pain management.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on disease process and management of disease; medical/surgical procedures; mediation and pain management.
  • Organized pain management control in coordination with the pain management and complementary and integrative therapy teams.
  • Educated patients and caregivers regarding disease processes, medication and pain management techniques.
  • Reevaluated analgesic medication regimen with pain management team for the orthopedic population.
  • Assist with post-operative care, maintaining proper pain management and rehabilitation.
  • Managed patient's pain using pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
  • Managed bowel and bladder retraining programs and provided pain management.
  • Completed institutional training in pain management and hospice.
  • Provide medication administration that includes effective pain management.
  • Initiated universal pain protocol for inpatient pain management.
  • Assisted physicians with pain management procedures.
  • Carry out admission orders, work closely with the MD to assure the best care and pain management of each patient.
  • Prepare patients for surgery as well as post-op patients, pain management, IV therapies, wound vacs, etc.
  • Educated patients/families in areas of prevention, medication, and pain management, wound care, nutrition, and rehabilitation.
  • Played a key role in pain management, medication distribution, and patient safety as well as patient comfort.
  • Documented all elements of nursing including assessment, treatments, medications, care needs, and pain management.
  • Educated patients and their families on broad aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication and pain management technique.
  • Educated patients and families in areas of disease process, prevention, medication, and pain management techniques

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17. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Prepared patients for procedures, including drawing blood, starting IV lines and removing central lines.
  • Worked at the lab drawing blood as well as alongside a phlebotomist team performing IV insertions.
  • Experienced with the pediatric population especially with calculation of medication and fluid resuscitation, drawing blood and initiating IV access.
  • Administer oral, intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous medications, Setting up IV infusion and withdrawing blood for investigations.
  • Administered medications, managed intravenous lines, drawing blood, communicate with physician and observed patient conditions.
  • Have experience with TLC and PICC lines drawing blood from these and flushing as well as monitoring and dressing changes.

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18. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Administered oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications, including antibiotics and blood products.
  • Render professional nursing care including administering medications, starting intravenous fluids and blood products.
  • Managed symptoms of disease and chemotherapy, and administered antibiotics and blood products.
  • Administered various chemotherapeutic medications, blood and blood products.
  • Administered chemotherapy and blood products to pediatric patients.
  • Administered medications and blood products safely and effectively.
  • Administer Chemo-therapy agents, antibiotics and blood products.
  • Managed care for 5-7 patients per shift administering medications, chemotherapy, blood products, and carryout various clinical duties at bedside
  • Administer prescribed medication, blood products, start intravenous fluids, and note times and amounts on/in patients' electronic charts.
  • Administer IV medications, administer blood products, and assess and monitor patients for any signs and symptoms of changes.
  • Initiate and maintain IV therapy, blood products administration and monitoring, medication administration and supervision of CNA's.
  • Started, maintained, and discontinued intravenous lines for administration of fluids, blood products, and medications.
  • Assisted with central line insertion, hang blood products, monitor transfusion reactions, and obtain intravenous access.
  • Administered blood and other blood products.> Prepared chemotherapy drugs and administered them to cancer patients.
  • Administered blood and blood products, monitored patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Administered medications such as IV antibiotics, blood products, and other treatments per MD order.
  • Blood and blood products administration, administered PO, IV, IM, SQ medications.
  • Administered blood products: whole blood, RBC, plasma, platelets, etc.
  • Administered blood and blood products, oral, Intramuscular, IV and subcutaneous medications.
  • Administer peritoneal dialysis, blood products, IV fluids and medications per hospital policy.

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19. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provided clinical leadership for other staff members and participate in orientation of new personnel.
  • Developed and monitored orientation schedules for new staff members and preceptors.
  • Participated in quality improvement evaluations for other staff members.
  • Supervised ancillary staff members and delegated patient assignments.
  • Acted as charge nurse for roughly 75% of shifts, overseeing an additional 5-6 staff members, and managing beds.
  • Monitored and maintained patient charts - Assisted in admittance and discharge of patients - Assisted in the orientation of new staff members
  • Team member willing to provide assistance to my peers at any time and have no difficulty working with any staff members.
  • Fulfilled the role of charge nurse as needed, delegated staff nurse duties and functioned as role model to staff members.
  • Charge Nurse for a team of 3-4 assistant staff; Provide, training and education to new staff members.
  • Work closely with providers and other staff members, professional and non-professional and also ancillary staff within the hospital.
  • Provided oversight for clinical staff and guidance of patient care activities to nurses and other staff members.
  • Offered support to patients, caregivers and other staff members to promote a healthy, healing environment.
  • Communicate with physicians regarding patient care and act as an advocate between family and staff members.
  • Charge RN with responsibility for supervision of RN, LPN, and CNA staff members.
  • Assessed, evaluated and directed nursing care for 2-4 paraprofessional staff members during each shift.
  • Contribute to the smooth functioning of the unit by offering help to other staff members.
  • Served as a resource for patients and staff members; preceptor for new graduates.
  • Supervised 2-6 staff members per shift and assisted in on-the-job coaching and skill building.
  • Maintain a clean environment for patients, visitors and staff members to ensure safety.
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to staff members of my team to perform excellence and efficiency.

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20. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Represented management in CNA union contract bargaining.
  • Job responsibilities included assisting staff nurses with patient care, treatments, and CNA supervision as a new grad RN.
  • Delivered total patient care in a hospital setting that does not employ CNA's or nurse techs.
  • Delegate responsibilities to CNA's, assign patients and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Worked on Medical surgical floor providing nursing care and coordination with LVN/CNA team with MD coordination.
  • Supervised CNA's on my shift, which included rotating between day and night shift.
  • Provided direct patient care in a team nursing approach with CNA's and LVN's.
  • General oversight of certified nurse assistant's (CNA) activities related to assigned patients.
  • Supervised patient care provided by assigned CNA, PT, ST and Care Manager.
  • Provide supervision of CNA Team assigned to provide direct and indirect patient care.
  • Managed care of CNA's, daily assignment and schedule and staffed unit.
  • Oversee licensed nurses and CNAS to insure safety of the patients.
  • Supervised ability of CNA to follow through with delegated tasks.
  • Supervised assignments and delegated nursing tasks to CNA staff.
  • Developed an educational program for CNA's for unit.
  • Delegated tasks to CNA/CCT as per their abilities.
  • Oversee CNA's and delegate appropriate tasks.
  • Direct and supervise CNA's.
  • Team leader RN, responsible for an LVN, CNA and 10 med surge patients.
  • Assist and delegate duties to LVN and CNA.

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21. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Received PICC line certification during employment.
  • Care of patients with NG-Tube, PICC line, IV sites, wounds and other medical apparatuses according to policy.
  • Dressed and cared for wounds, refreshed PICC line/chest tube dressings, and inserted NGT tubes.
  • Maintain care for peg tubes, colostomy bags, PICC lines, and peripheral IV's.
  • Checked and keenly observed IV sites/lines, PICC lines, surgical wounds, and urinary catheters.
  • Performed sterile dressing changes on open wounds, PICC lines, chest tube sites etc.
  • Initiate and maintain IV access as well as maintain central lines such as PICC lines.
  • Managed IV sites/lines, PICC lines, surgical wounds, and urinary catheters.
  • Completed IV and PICC therapy as well as admits and discharges.
  • Undertake tasks associated with IV, PICC and central line management.
  • Received training in wound vac, PICC line and wound care.
  • Maintained and utilized PICC lines and central lines.
  • Utilize PICC / central lines per protocol.
  • Inserted IV's, NG Tube, Foley Catheters, accessed Ports and PICC Lines.
  • Worked with PEG- tubes, wound vacs, PICC/ Central lines and ports.
  • Removed sutures, PICC lines, central lines and JP drains.
  • Change dressings on PICC, Port and Central lines.
  • Experience in patient care: post-mortem, IV Insertion, medication administration including drips, PICC lines.
  • Managed PICC lines, chem ports, chest tubes and urinary catheter irrigations.
  • Performed venipunctures, inserted and maintained peripheral IV sites and PICC lines.

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22. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Worked with doctors to confirm, identify, and treat patient infections and administered appropriate antibiotic therapy accordingly.
  • Utilized critical thinking and communication skills while working as part of a multidisciplinary team in various environmental contexts.
  • Coordinated with physicians, surgeons, and other medical professionals in developing and delivering effective treatment plans.
  • Practice strong interpersonal and communication skills; collaborate with interdisciplinary team for optimal delivery of patient care.
  • Travel Assignment * Responsible for providing daily assessments, monitoring laboratory data and administering medications.
  • Monitored and promptly treated post -operative patients while assessing and anticipating any clinical changes.
  • Participated in finding resolutions for variances from client goals and ensuring implementation of solutions.
  • Monitored, recorded and communicated patient condition as appropriate, utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Provide individualized teaching and education to patients on their various treatment and diagnosis.
  • Assessed individual conditions and needs, notifying attending physician of questionable clinical changes.
  • Supported Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department and monitored these patients during their rehabilitation sessions.
  • Worked closely with the inpatient team to identify discharge-planning issues upon admission.
  • General nursing care of patient after surgical procedures requiring post-surgical inpatient care.
  • Performed and documented nursing assessments, patient teaching, and medication administration.
  • Maintained critical thinking skills essential to providing competent and dignified patient care.
  • Addressed health patterns of diverse clients in providing outcome-oriented comprehensive nursing care.
  • Mastered a combination of medical/ clinical/ nursing knowledge and administrative abilities.
  • Skilled at assessment, teaching, pharmacology, prioritization and organization.
  • Coordinated the nursing and interdisciplinary team for daily patient care assignments.
  • Perform Medical/Surgical nursing skills on unit specializing in renal/diabetic dysfunction.

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23. PCA

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Here's how PCA is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Managed a variety of medical devices including central lines, wound V.A.C., catheters, PCA pumps, arterial sheaths.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed/carried out post-op orders, orient patients to unit.
  • Monitored poet-op vials, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and oriented patients to the unit.
  • Worked with stroke and patients various brain injuries assisting with pain control with use of PCA pump.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, and reviewed and implemented post-op orders.
  • Performed assessments, provided intravenous therapy, complex wound care, and pain management with PCA.
  • Perform physical assessments, administer medications, insert IV's, program and monitor PCA pumps.
  • Care and management of ports, central lines, PCA pumps, and epidural catheters.
  • Educated patients and families on Pain management techniques, medications, and PCA's.
  • Double signing for insulin, heparin and PCA medications or change in dosage.
  • Specialized in pain management (including PCA, CADD and epidural pumps).
  • Initiate and monitor high risk medication IV drug therapy, PCA pump.
  • Stump wrapping for new amputations, fresh colostomy care, PCA pumps.
  • Provided pain management, including education in the use of PCA pumps.
  • Monitor PCA and epidurals for pain management for post operative patients.
  • Facilitated pain management with the prescribed medications and PCA pump.
  • Experience with PCA and epidural pain control systems.
  • Monitored post-op vitals set up PCA, fluids.
  • Care for two patients with wound Vac, JP drain, PCA Pump, buck traction.
  • Use of PCA, Epidurals.

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24. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provided nursing support on the hospital Medical Surgical floor while performing head-to-toe assessments and administering medications for diverse patient population.
  • Worked cooperatively with an interdisciplinary team in assessing patient needs, coordinating care and implementing treatment under demanding conditions.
  • Established excellent communication skills, educated patient and families on conditions, treatment procedures and conducted effective patient teaching.
  • Maintained direct responsibility for providing comprehensive and quality nursing care including assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Detail oriented individual who exemplifies professionalism and an ability to manage multiple projects at any given moment.
  • Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.
  • Focused on medical/surgical and neurological patients with intensive care medications, medical devices and equipment.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plan of 30-35patients/unit and collaborated effectively with interdisciplinary team.
  • Managed patient care, patient and family education, and multidisciplinary collaborative patient care.
  • Reacted effectively in emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision-making that helped saved patient lives.
  • Provided in-depth patient teaching and education, lifestyle modifications and prospective health planning.
  • Applied clinical judgment while calmly and effectively responding to emergencies and/or crisis situations.
  • Implemented doctor's orders and performed postoperative assessments with appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to prepare and administer individualized nursing plans.
  • Administered direct nursing care to patients with acute illnesses including post-operative patients.
  • Participated in staff development activities for unit and Department of Nursing personnel.
  • Performed physical assessments, administered medications, IV fluids and monitor recovery.
  • Worked cooperatively and effectively with management and physicians throughout the hospital environment.
  • Give compassionate care to critical patients suffering from injuries or debilitating conditions.
  • Counseled patients and family members regarding advanced directives and end-of-life decisions.

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25. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Implemented patient care in accordance with facility standards and implemented infection control techniques in all patient interactions.
  • Apply evidence-based practice and infection control concepts when delivering patient care.
  • Completed discharge planning and educated patient on infection control procedures.
  • Individualized treatment plans, implemented safety and infection control measures.
  • Followed all hospital protocol, regulations and infection control policies.
  • Monitored and insured all infection control procedures were followed.
  • Revised Infection Control Operating Instruction to include smallpox vaccination.
  • Observed and maintained infection control and isolation technique.
  • Directed & coordinated infection control protocols.
  • Served on the Unit Council to address infection control issues and assist with the implementation of new policies and procedures.
  • Review patient status and maintain liaison with physicians, infection control, maintain clinical records, monitor wound care.
  • Serve on Infection Control Council, reducing hospital-acquired infections and intervening in breaches of infection control procedures and practices.
  • Rotated as Charge Nurse and Preceptor, and served as an educational resource on infection control and other issues
  • Demonstrate working practices that include adherence to Infection Control standards and the safe use and operation of equipment.
  • Initiated action to protect patient rights and/or preferences; adhere to HIPAA, Safety and Infection Control guidelines.
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment in compliance with rules and regulations as well as infection control policies.
  • Care included wound care, medication administration, IV's, infection control, and more.
  • Completed admissions, discharges, administrative work, rapid response, infection control and testing.
  • Executed proper infection control techniques as well as promoting patient and staff safety.
  • Maintain compliance with infection control protocol and company, state and federal regulations.

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26. Bed Unit

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Here's how Bed Unit is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provide holistic nursing care to patients directly in an acute hospital setting on a Medical/Surgical/Pediatric/Swing Bed unit.
  • Provide direct patient care with an interdisciplinary team on a medical-surgical telemetry 31 bed unit.
  • Staff and coordinated quality care for the Chronic Critically Ill and medically complex patients on a 29 to 40 bed unit.
  • Served as charge nurse for 18 bed unit - Selected to serve as a preceptor for new hires and nursing students
  • Evaluated floor assignment for 25-bed unit providing care to orthopedics, neurology, urology and other general surgeries and admissions.
  • Administered patient care as directed by Physician, 21 bed unit* Administered patient care, treatments and medication* Discharge planning* Admissions
  • Provided assessment, intervention, education and documentation for up to 10 patients per shift on this 40 bed unit.
  • Provide bedside care, treatment and documentation for patients on a 24 bed unit with 6:1 patient- nurse ratio.
  • Provided professional, patient-centered nursing care for 5-6 critically ill patients with varied diagnoses on a busy 22-bed unit.
  • Provided primary care for patients with a history of cancer on a 36 bed unit with 20 monitored beds.
  • Charge Nurse/ Preceptor for 20 bed unit, and Rapid Response Nurse serving a highly diversified cultured patient load.
  • Utilized critical thinking skills to resolve problems in this 48-bed unit with a 1:8 nurse to patient ratio.
  • Float assists and educates floor nurses, at times assumes charge for one half the 40 bed unit.
  • Offered direct patient care to surgery, geriatric and acutely ill patients within a 26 bed unit.
  • Provided direct quality patient care on a busy 40 bed unit to patients with complex veteran needs.
  • Fulfilled role of relief charge on 47 bed unit; responsible for scheduling and coordinating staff assignments.
  • Produced detailed and accurate reports for the hospital on a 48-bed unit and nurse/patient ratio of 1:5.
  • Provided direct care for patients with cardiovascular, neurological and respiratory issues in a 14 bed unit.
  • Worked a 30 bed unit that monitor patients continuously for potential changes in their medical status.
  • Cared for a full load of six to seven high-acuity patients on a 21 bed unit.

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27. Medical Conditions

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Here's how Medical Conditions is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provided quality nursing care to adult patients experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical procedures in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Provided education to patients regarding various medical conditions, medications, procedures, preventative health measures, and discharge information.
  • Managed care for ages 18 through geriatric with a variety of medical conditions including post-operative surgical and orthopedic patients.
  • Provided care to adult patients experiencing a variety of medical conditions and post-operative patients * Strengthened clinical nursing skills
  • Provided direct medical care of adults experiencing general medical conditions and/or having undergone general surgical procedures.
  • Delivered comprehensive nursing care to patients with variety of chronic and acute medical conditions.
  • Promoted general health by providing treatment for and education about various medical conditions.
  • Provide direct quality care to patients including daily monitoring evaluating of medical conditions.
  • Provided high quality care to patients presenting diverse medical conditions.
  • Managed patients with Chronic medical conditions.
  • Provided care for up to 7 adult and/or elderly patients with general medical conditions and patients recovering from general surgical procedures.
  • Treat and educate patients about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
  • Served as primary RN in medical/surgical & infectious disease units, caring for patients with a wide range of medical conditions.
  • Provide nursing care for the adult population with acute and chronic medical conditions including hospice and end of life care.
  • Direct Care of patients with acute and chronic severe medical conditions, injury, illness or recovery after surgery.
  • Provide nursing care for patients with abdominal, urological, orthopedic, and various other surgeries and medical conditions.
  • Assessed, planned, and evaluated patient care needs with respect to diagnosed medical conditions and related disorders.
  • Provide acute care for patients with a wide range of surgical and medical conditions in a geriatric community.
  • Total care of seven to nine patients with general medical conditions and post care of surgical patients.
  • Gained a vast amount of experience working with a large variety of patients with various medical conditions.

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28. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Initiated and maintained intravenous therapy and operated 12-lead EKG.
  • Received specialized training in EKG interpretation and telemetry.
  • Managed respiratory ventilator, EKG equipment, intravenous and oral medication, intravenous pump machine, and blood products transfusion.
  • Certified in using defibrillator, EKG machine, reading EKG strips, proficient in manipulating IV pumps and glucose stabilizer.
  • Participated in patient-focused care activities such as administering respiratory treatments, tube feeding, performing 12-lead EKG's.
  • Analyzed and interpreted vital signs, EKG/telemetry readings and critical lab values for efficient cardiac and pulmonary care.
  • Perform and interpret rhythm strips, EKG's, labs and overall well being of patients.
  • Monitored, interpreted telemetry strips, EKG's, monitored chest tubes, drainage systems.
  • Performed EKG's, blood transfusions, IV infusions, IV insertions, NG insertions.
  • Administered pharmacological agents, obtained EKG's, initiated IV, and oxygen therapy.
  • Assessed EKG monitoring and communicated any significant changes to care provider and nursing team.
  • Make appropriate interventions by reading and interpreting telemetry strips and EKG's.
  • Read EKG strips, prepared nursing care plans, administered medications.
  • Monitor of lab, x-ray, and EKG reporting abnormal results.
  • Performed 12 lead EKG, read and interpret monitor strip.
  • Experience in EKG/Telemetry, IV therapy, and blood transfusions.
  • Placed telemetry unit on patients, with 5 lead EKG.
  • Monitor EKG strips and report any abnormalities to the physician.
  • Monitored EKG changes and notified physicians of clinical changes.
  • Interpret EKG rhythms and report changes to the physician.

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29. TPN

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Here's how TPN is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Distributed medications including IV fluids and medication, TPN, narcotics and blood products and properly documented the side effects.
  • Provide medications, IV medications, TPN, blood products, and other treatments and therapies.
  • Administered TPN, oral medications, blood products, peritoneal dialysis, and intravenous medications.
  • Administer blood products, IV antibiotics, IV fluids, TPN, and other medications.
  • Administered blood products, IV heparin Drip, TPN nutrition, narcotics etc.
  • Monitored Heparin drips, administered TPN, Peg Tube and NG feedings.
  • Maintained proper patient nutritional status with tube feeding and TPN procedures.
  • Blood transfusion; TPN management; intervenes push; narcotic medication management
  • Started IVs, TPN, blood transfusions, and intravenous medications.
  • Administer TPN/PPN and verify standard orders against solution prior to infusion.
  • Staff nurse specializing in IV and TPN therapies.
  • Provide basic nutritional intervention, including TPN.
  • Experience with Heparin protocol and TPN.
  • Administered blood, TPN and lipids.
  • Administered nutrition via NGT/PEG/TPN routes.
  • Administered NG tube, GT feeding, TPN.
  • Administered medications, IV, TPN, Blood products, CBI, Nebulizer, PEG feedings as per orders.
  • Maintained and utilized central lines for TPN, antibiotics, titrated drips, and blood draws.
  • Blood sugar monitoring, urinary catherizations, wound care, TPN, IV management.
  • Care for Patients on vent, Patients with Tracheostomy, tube feeding, TPN

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30. Acls

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Here's how Acls is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Maintain BLS, ACLS and education to maintain accurate nursing skills to always provide my patients with the best care possible.
  • Total patient nursing care, following established protocols* Participates in patient and family teaching* BLS/ACLS certified* TNCC, ENPC
  • Certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and educated in other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Maintained all necessary certifications and licenses including ACLS, BLS, ENPC, PALS and TNCC.
  • Responded to cardiac arrest or codes according to BLS and ACLS protocols.
  • Adhered to ACLS protocols as a member of hospital-wide code team.
  • Maintained ACLS certification in order to provide appropriate cardiac care.
  • Performed emergency medical interventions, such as BLS and ACLS.
  • Received critical care training in 2000 along with ACLS Certification.
  • Maintained ACLS certification, PALS certifications, BLS certifications...
  • Maintained education in ACLS and critical care.
  • Obtained ACLS and Certified ICU training.
  • Maintained BLS and ACLS standards of care
  • Obtained ACLS and PEARS certification.
  • Obtained BLS, PALS, ACLS
  • FIlled in as shift charge as necessary, obtained ACLS at this time due to working with Cardiac Telemetry Patients.
  • Code Blue Team member, assisted with ACLS drills and performed drill critiques 4.
  • Provide and manage care of hemodynamically unstable patients using ACLS protocol when needed.
  • Charge Nurse, Parkdale Care and Rehab, present.COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCE ACLS Certification, American Heart Association, Price, Utah.
  • Care for four to six patients daily Floating to other units as needed BLS and ACLS certified

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31. Copd

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Here's how Copd is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Managed an average of eight patients per shift, including COPD, cardiac, ventilator, geriatric and CHF patients.
  • Care was provided to high acuity individuals with respiratory conditions such as pneumonia and COPD.
  • Cared for HTN, COPD, Sickle Cell, CVA and trauma cases as presented on the unit.
  • Provided care for acutely ill patients with Asthma, COPD, Diabetes Mellitus, Renal Failure, Dehydration, and Sepsis.
  • Care of 4-7 patients in acute/chronic illness, including stroke, MI, COPD, cellulitis, sepsis.
  • Manage complex life support patients related to trauma, sepsis, stroke, COPD, and cardiac failure.
  • Provide care to patients with chronic respiratory disease such as chronic pneumonia, COPD, and chronic tracheostomies.
  • Implemented the Nursing process to care for numerous different patients with diagnoses ranging from lymphoma to COPD.
  • Cared for chronic conditions such as arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Experience with: DKA, Overdose, Renal Failure, CHF, MI, Stroke, COPD, Respiratory Distress
  • Assessed COPD, CHF, heart arrhythmia patients.

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32. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Prioritize daily responsibilities for up to 6 patients and implement appropriate nursing interventions for individualized, goal-oriented care.
  • Demonstrated excellent assessment, critical thinking, and delegation skills to ensure patient safety and quality improvement.
  • Possessed strong assessment and critical thinking skills, implemented timely nursing interventions with follow through evaluation.
  • Coordinated interdisciplinary care to improve patient satisfaction and safely shorten recovery time and length of stay.
  • Attended to psychiatric patients temporarily placed on unit, assessing cognitive/psychological states and implement detoxification protocols.
  • Performed varied professional nursing duties with primary emphasis on professional nursing care for hospital patients.
  • Implemented clinical patient nursing for adult and pediatric patients demonstrating attention to quality and detail.
  • Collaborate with physician and other health members in coordinating and implementing procedures and treatments.
  • Audited electronic and paper health records for medical necessity and corrected claims as necessary.
  • Participated in the development and implementation of credentialing skills performance criteria for unit staff.
  • Collaborated with all members of interdisciplinary team to ensure optimal patient care was provided.
  • Provide primary care to patients requiring hospitalization through use of critical assessment skills.
  • Provide compassion to patients and family members ensuring optimal levels of comfort and privacy
  • Interview patient to gain pertinent information regarding their medical history and medication regimen.
  • Evaluated staffing requirements including floor assignments and implementation of evidence based practice.
  • Documented and demonstrated accurate and timely medication administration to all patients.
  • Floated to progressive/acute care units regularly for staffing needs and overtime.
  • Provided superior documentation and implementation of Patient Education and Care Plans.
  • Perform timely assessments, distributing medications, patient teaching and documentation.
  • Provided complete primary nursing care for surgical and medical oncology patients.

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33. Primary Care Services

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Here's how Primary Care Services is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • 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.
  • Provide primary care services in a collaborative environment for frail and elderly patients in a long-term care setting.
  • Invited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to present a lecture regarding best practices for contracting for primary care services.
  • Worked with Nurse Practitioner serving community patients with primary care services.
  • Provide primary care services for HIV/AIDS patients.

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34. Discharge Instructions

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Here's how Discharge Instructions is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Obtained consent for procedures and provided preoperative and postoperative care instruction including discharge instructions.
  • Documented effectively nursing assessments, treatments, medications and discharge instructions.
  • Document assessments, treatments, and medication administration and discharge instructions.
  • Discharge instructions and follow-up care including community resources available.
  • Provide patient and family education and discharge instructions.
  • Conducted patient admissions and provided discharge instructions.
  • Provide patient education & explain discharge instructions
  • Provide patient education including: treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, discharge instructions and physician instructions.
  • Documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, patient follow-up care.
  • Educated patient and patient's family members on discharge instructions and follow up care.NON-MEDICAL WORK HISTORY
  • Provide patient education on medication, treatment, current medical issues, and discharge instructions.
  • Prepare patients for discharge and provide thorough discharge instructions based on MD orders.
  • Presented oral and written discharge instructions and education to patient and family members.
  • Assessed patient treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
  • Educated patients and families regarding procedures, medications, and discharge instructions.
  • Provided post-operative and discharge instructions to patients and their families.
  • Provided discharge instructions to include lots of education.
  • Provided discharge instructions and resources for follow-up.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care, carefully reviewing discharge instructions, medications, and follow up appointments.
  • Initiated pre-typed discharge instructions, reducing nursing time.

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35. BLS

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Here's how BLS is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Performed emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS).
  • Received certification in PALS and BLS.
  • Maintain a current BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  • Volunteered at Spectrum Neurosurgical doing patient vitals and observing different computer programs and patient teaching BLS CPR certification with American Heart Association
  • Received bonus for participation in professional development program by obtaining oncology certification and BLS instructor certification.
  • Registered Nurse on Medical-Surgical/Telemetry unity Skills: ACLS, BLS Certified 12 Lead EKG Interpretation Geriatrics-focused medical training

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36. Dialysis Treatment

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Here's how Dialysis Treatment is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provided diabetic management and coordination of dialysis treatment.
  • Educated and encouraged compliance of patients on in-center dialysis treatments and drug therapy, home medication therapy and dietary limitations.
  • Performed immediate intervention on common complication of dialysis treatment happened during and after dialysis session.
  • Provided initiation, monitoring and continuous assessment of patients during dialysis treatments.
  • Assess patients before and after dialysis treatments and accurately document findings.
  • Initiated, monitored and discontinued dialysis treatment to numerous patients.

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37. Medical Patients

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Here's how Medical Patients is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Administer chemotherapy, provide palliative care and provide nursing care for post-surgical and general medical patients.
  • Specialized in surgical patients including specialized spinal procedures but also medical patients.
  • Cared for medical patients including peritoneal dialysis.
  • Provided care to post surgical and medical patients in the in patient setting on a Medical Surgical Gastric Floor.
  • Manage care of medical patients with a variety of social issues including abuse, homelessness and HIV.
  • Provided patient care to post-operative and medical patients with conditions ranging from mild to acute.
  • Offered direct patient care to emergency, surgery and medical patients within a 200-bed hospital.
  • Perform bedside nursing duties for medical patients across a broad range of ages and diagnoses.
  • Educated a broad range of medical patients on their specific illness and surgical needs.
  • Provided bedside care for a variety of medical patients with respect and dignity.
  • Provide nursing care to a diverse population of both surgical and medical patients.
  • Provide direct patient car for post surgical patients and general medical patients.
  • Provided care to surgical floor patients, as well as medical patients.
  • Work as a staff nurse taking care of general medical patients.
  • Provided patient care to medical patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
  • Direct patient care to adult acute post-surgical and medical patients.
  • Care for various medical patients including end of life care.
  • Managed care for post-operative and medical patients through discharge.
  • Cared for post surgical and general medical patients.
  • Care for post-operative and medical patients.

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38. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Prepared patient chart notes and other required documentation using both electronic and paper medical records.
  • Maintained patient electronic medical records and provided care as indicated by condition and physician orders.
  • Provided direct nursing care and administered medication while maintaining patient medical records.
  • Documented patient information and assessment on electronic medical records.
  • Facilitated EPIC electronic medical records transition and nurse training.
  • Documented patients' information using electronic medical records.
  • Maintained patient electronic medical records.
  • Admit patients, ensure accurate medical records, assess and provide care for patients, communicate needs to on call doctor.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain accurate and detailed medical records.
  • Provided 24 hour medical records review to update patient care plans, to confirm physician order changes, and completeness.
  • Adhered wit protocols, norms, rules and regulations in order to maintain complete medical records.
  • Introduced to electronic medical records, and the opportunity to refresh and polish nursing skills.
  • Recorded patient's medical history, vital statistics, and test results in medical records.
  • Chart auditing in electronic medical records to ensure that hospital protocols are being followed.
  • Updated and managed patient electronic medical records adhering to HIPAA and JCAHO standards.
  • Document all orders, data and activities via electronic medical records system.
  • Perform review of inpatient hospital medical records for Core Measures Data Abstraction.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Documented nursing procedures, maintained medical records and client status.
  • Maintained medical records, including admission, transfers and discharge.

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39. GI

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Here's how GI is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Experienced in attending post-operative/surgical patients.
  • Provided all discharge teaching to patients and family caregivers and monitored patient's/caregiver's competency in self-care techniques.
  • Monitor patients closely during the post operative period for adverse reactions related to anesthesia or surgical procedures.
  • Cared for patients with acute and chronic conditions who require hospitalization for medical and/or surgical intervention.
  • Provided entire patient assessments including neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and genitourinary evaluations.
  • Administered and/or monitored therapeutic interventions, managed rapidly changing situations, and provided patient education.
  • Provided inpatient clinical care for patients with acute cardiac and general medical-surgical conditions.
  • Cared for patients on a 21-bed medical-surgical/oncology acute care unit in community hospital.
  • Provide excellent nursing care on a very busy, diversified medical/surgical unit.
  • Provided direct nursing care to acute medical/surgical patients and plastic surgery patients.
  • Establish a compassionate environment through emotional, psychological, and spiritual support.
  • Cared for post-operative Orthopedic surgery patients under the direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Provided assessments, post-operative care and skilled interventions for orthopedic/neurological patients.
  • Provide safe and compassionate care to patients on the Oncology/Medical-Surgical unit.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing critical situations and making care based decisions.
  • Provide Peritoneal Dialysis and Chemotherapy transfusions throughout each medical surgical floor.
  • Performed careful sterilization techniques and vigilant, extensive dressing changes.
  • Provided colostomy care and educated patients in managing colostomy appliances.
  • Provided holistic care for patients on seven specialized medical/surgical units.
  • Coordinated care for complicated surgical patients and medically fragile children.

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40. Meditech

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Here's how Meditech is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Recorded medical histories, admissions and discharges using MediTech computer system.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed reports as per requirements in MEDITECH.
  • Maintained charting and medical tracking of daily patient progress and assessments utilizing Meditech Computer System.
  • Document information on the patient record utilizing Meditech in accordance with charting guidelines.
  • Coordinate services, treatments and consultations using Meditech computer system.
  • Documented utilizing Meditech computer charting and maintained patient confidentiality.
  • Maintained patient records on computer using Meditech program.
  • Developed computer charting skills with Meditech EMR
  • Document all patient information via Meditech.
  • Utilized Meditech computer charting program.
  • Complete concurrent review in Meditech daily on insurance, non-funded & MediCal patients, every other day for Medicare patients.
  • Document all nursing care provided through Meditech system and implement changes in care as needed.
  • Scheduled to assist in new projects including Physician Order Entry in the Meditech system.
  • Trained as an End-User with the Colombia Patient Care System (Meditech).
  • Scheduled labs, surgery, x-rays as needed using Meditech computer systems.
  • Used Meditech, and Microsoft Excel for documentation.
  • Order processing, EMR and Meditech.
  • Use of Meditech documentation systems.
  • Utilized Meditech and Protouch computer systems Analyze data from the assessment to formulate and prioritize the plan of care.
  • Administer and document medication administration via Pyxis, Omnicell and Meditech.

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41. Hospital Policies

low Demand
Here's how Hospital Policies is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Admitted/discharged/transferred patients according to hospital policies
  • Deliver quality nursing care utilizing the approved Flowers Hospital Policies and Procedures.
  • Performed clinical tasks according to hospital policies.
  • Maintained and updated hospital policies.
  • Organize and provide individualized, professional patient care as directed by medical staff and per hospital policies to patients and families.
  • Observed strict compliance with the hospital policies and with Medicare criteria for appropriate placement of patients according to acuity.
  • Provided care for 8-10 patients; admitted and discharged patients and performed clinical tasks according to hospital policies.
  • Performed a variety of nursing skills in compliance with physician orders and established Hospital Policies and procedures.
  • Provide and document patient care based on the nursing process in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Provide nursing care as directed by medical staff in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Adapted to hospital policies and needs on a high volume unit experiencing hospital wide staff shortages.
  • Complied with hospital policies and procedures; nursing standards of practice and regulatory bodies.
  • Practiced in accordance with all regulatory, professional, legal and hospital policies.
  • Worked with regarding and conformed to hospital policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Obtained consent for treatment from patient/families in conjunction with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Adhered to JCAHO, state and local laws and hospital policies.
  • Provide quality nursing care in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Delivered patient care in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Performed clinical tasks according to hospital policies and nursing license.
  • Keep up with changes in hospital policies and new technologies.

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42. CHF

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Here's how CHF is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Managed multiple system disease cases including hypertension, CAD, CHF, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer.
  • Manage care for patients with various diagnoses such as CHF, Pneumonia, TIA/Stroke etc.
  • Managed care for adult patients with various diagnoses such as diabetes mellitus and CHF.
  • Care of acute/post MI, pre/post cath, CHF, PE, pulmonary chest drainage and other acute cardiac conditions.

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43. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Administered medications, IV infusions, TPN, blood products, PCA, and tube feedings per hospital protocol.
  • Manage patient care including IV therapy, wound care, tube feedings, pain management and education.
  • Provided nursing care, including wound care, IV therapy, and NG/PEG tube feedings.
  • Experience with wound care, TPN, tube feedings, tracheotomies, and heparin drips.
  • Administer tube feedings via NG-tubes, G-tubes, and J-tubes.
  • Peg tube feedings, tracheotomy tube management.
  • Manage tube feedings, TPN, chest tubes, and drains.
  • Directed skilled nursing procedures, including tube feedings, peripheral intravenous therapy, and venipunctures.
  • Assessed patients conditions, responded to medical emergencies appropriately, medication administration, IV placement, drains and peg tube feedings.
  • Provided care for patients with parenteral tube feedings and wound care for patients with pressure wounds ranging from stage 1-4...
  • Managed and provided care for patients with ventilators, tracheostomies, tube feedings, chest tubes and drains.
  • Complete preoperative and postoperative interventions, wound care, NGtubes, administer PEG tube feedings, and TPN.
  • Practiced daily care on patients with tracheostomies, tube feedings and advanced pressure ulcers.
  • Provide care for patients with trachs, tube feedings and wound care as ordered.
  • Administered Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) and tube feedings.
  • Perform tracheostomy care, tube feedings, and wound care.
  • Manage tube feedings and insert nasogastric tubes.
  • Apply direct skilled nursing procedures, including nasogastric insertions, tube feedings, blood transfusions, and venipunctures.
  • Charge Nurse, IV fluid and medication administration Tube feedings Wound care and administration of blood and blood products
  • Care and management of ostomy, tracheostomy, breathing treatments, and tube feedings.

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44. Clinical Changes

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Here's how Clinical Changes is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Assessed patient status and notified physicians of significant or critical clinical changes.
  • Assess patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes, interact with departments regarding patient care.
  • Utilized nursing assessment skills to verify patient status and notify physician of clinical changes as needed.
  • Act as patient advocate, assessing patient status and notifying appropriate physician for any clinical changes.
  • Act as a patient advocate; assess patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes.
  • Call to notify physicians about patient clinical changes and requests orders of patient care.
  • Monitor patient labs and any clinical changes in order to report observations to physician.
  • Monitor patient status and notify the charge nurse and physician of clinical changes.
  • Assess patients and notify physician of clinical changes.
  • Assessed patient status and notifed physicians of clinical changes.
  • Assess patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes Provides patient education related to pre and post-operative procedures.
  • Assessed patient status and updated surgeon and medical staff of clinical changes .

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45. Test Cases

low Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Automated Unit test cases in Cruise control.

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46. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Provided emotional support/education for patients and their families to elevate awareness and understanding of health and various illnesses.
  • Provided information regarding care/treatment/diagnostics and emotional support to patient and family throughout the length of stay.
  • Provided excellent education to patients and family while also providing compassionate emotional support.
  • Participate in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching/emotional support for patients and significant others.
  • Utilized therapeutic communication to provide emotional support to patients and families.
  • Provided educational and emotional support to family members
  • Advocated for patients' and families' needs, provided emotional support and/or education for patients and their families.
  • Created relationships with patients and their families by providing emotional support and motivation to enhance their overall well being.
  • Order entries, developing care plans, and discharge instructions Providing end-of-life emotional support to patients and families
  • Offered emotional support to families, and provided education with transplant and cancer patients.
  • Provided advice and emotional support to patients and patients' family members.
  • Listened to and comforted patients and families in need, emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to patient and family throughout the hospital stay.
  • Provide comfort care for DNR patients and emotional support to family/friends.
  • Offered emotional support and encouragement to patients and their families.
  • Provided physical and emotional support for patients and families.
  • Provided emotional support for patients' family members.
  • Provide emotional support for patients and their family members Nurse Residency Graduate; Nurse Practice Council President and Scheduling committee member.

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47. Ancillary Staff

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Here's how Ancillary Staff is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Care included medication administration, making assignments, collaboration with physicians and ancillary staff.
  • Provided nursing care to acutely ill patients while collaborating with physicians and ancillary staff.
  • Worked closely with physicians /documenting and implementing orders, supervision of ancillary staff.
  • Delegated, supervised and collaborated with ancillary staff in providing comprehensive care.
  • Interfaced with physicians, supervisory and ancillary staff regarding care.
  • Delegate responsibilities to ancillary staff.
  • Perform frequent evaluations and monitoring of these patients and notify physicians and ancillary staff of any change in patient's condition.
  • Worked with patients, families, physicians and ancillary staff to provide safe and effective care through a team approach.
  • Performed direct patient care, documented outcomes of care, interfaced with physician and ancillary staff.
  • Worked as a team with doctors, nurses and ancillary staff to care for patients.
  • Oversee and assist as necessary in patient care provided by nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Worked with family doctors and ancillary staff to provide the best possible patient care.
  • Communicate with physicians, ancillary staff and other disciplines regarding patient care and condition.
  • Co-led task force to improve nurse, technician, and ancillary staff hand-off processes.
  • Collaborated with physicians, ancillary staff and other nurses to provide quality care
  • Delegated supportive patient care task to ancillary staff as needed.
  • Worked with ancillary staff as necessary to accomplish patient care.
  • Rotated charge nurse duties and delegated tasks to ancillary staff.
  • Manage ancillary staff (1-3 nurse aids).
  • Monitor, supervise, and assist ancillary staff.

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48. Diagnostic Tests

low Demand
Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Recorded and maintained records of patient medical histories and symptoms, helped perform diagnostic tests and analyze results.
  • Obtain and maintain medical histories, administer medication, perform diagnostic tests, and observe patient outcomes.
  • Help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, and administer treatment and medications.
  • Establish core care plans for each patient, perform diagnostic tests, and treat medical emergencies.
  • Communicated changes in patient's clinical condition and critical lab results and diagnostic tests to Physician.
  • Order, evaluate, interpret diagnostic tests, as ECG's and laboratory tests.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines in order for patients' to attend diagnostic tests.
  • Assessed condition of patients, ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests as needed.
  • Ordered, performed and interpreted diagnostic tests and screening procedures.
  • Perform dressing changes, wound care, and diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted in the evaluation and interpretation of diagnostic tests.
  • Perform diagnostic tests on patients to assess their condition.
  • Assist physicians with performing diagnostic tests and analyze results.
  • Assist physicians in performing diagnostic tests and providing treatment.
  • Interpret laboratory and other diagnostic tests and their results.
  • Ordered labs and other diagnostic tests.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests.
  • Communicated with physicians on patient status, symptomatology, and results of diagnostic tests.
  • Communicated with physicians about changes in patients clinically, including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic tests and symptomatology.
  • Performed Spirometry testing, administered Nebulizer treatments, and scheduled procedures and various diagnostic tests.

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49. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Registered Nurse Med/Surg jobs:
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of doctors, physical therapists, social workers to plan and provide optimal and individualized patient care.
  • Implement discharge planning in collaboration with physicians, care managers, nutritionists, physical/occupational therapists, and social workers.
  • Collaborate with case managers and social workers to provide patients with information of various resources and services available to them.
  • Consult with physicians, social workers, PT/OT regarding plan of care for each patient.
  • Collaborated and coordinated care with team members including Social workers, Case management and Hospice.
  • Coordinated nursing care with specialists and physicians, other nurses, and social workers.
  • Played a key role on interdisciplinary team of Oncologists, social workers and Nutritionists.
  • Worked closely with therapies, case management, and social workers.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team including, but not limited to, physicians, nurses, social workers, and nursing assistants.
  • Collaborate with team members including MDs, RT, PT, Social Workers, Dietitians, Pastoral care etc.
  • Direct patient care of Medical-Surgical patients * Collaboration with physicians, therapists and social workers on patient care
  • Worked closely with physicians, dieticians, social workers, etc.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Registered Nurse Med/Surg

Patient Care29.6%
Charge Nurse8.4%
Medical Surgical Unit8%
RN7.4%
Telemetry6.2%
Administer Medications6%
Health Care4.1%
Treatment Plans3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Registered Nurse Med/Surg

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
23.5%
23.5%
2
2
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
6.7%
6.7%
3
3
Medical Surgical Unit
Medical Surgical Unit
6.4%
6.4%
4
4
RN
RN
5.9%
5.9%
5
5
Telemetry
Telemetry
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
Administer Medications
Administer Medications
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Health Care
Health Care
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Oncology
Oncology
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Disease Process
Disease Process
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
ICU
ICU
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
LPN
LPN
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Pain Management
Pain Management
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Blood Products
Blood Products
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
CNA
CNA
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Picc
Picc
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
NG
NG
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
PCA
PCA
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
IV
IV
1%
1%
25
25
Infection Control
Infection Control
1%
1%
26
26
Bed Unit
Bed Unit
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Medical Conditions
Medical Conditions
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
EKG
EKG
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
TPN
TPN
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Acls
Acls
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Copd
Copd
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
IM
IM
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Discharge Instructions
Discharge Instructions
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
BLS
BLS
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Dialysis Treatment
Dialysis Treatment
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Medical Patients
Medical Patients
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
GI
GI
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Meditech
Meditech
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Hospital Policies
Hospital Policies
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
CHF
CHF
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Clinical Changes
Clinical Changes
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Ancillary Staff
Ancillary Staff
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.4%
0.4%

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