Top Senior Registered Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Registered Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Registered Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.6% of Senior Registered Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Registered Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Worked direct patient care in Oncology Department including chemotherapy administration and data abstraction for Cancer Database.
  • Communicate and coordinate with ancillary staff to establish continuity of patient care.
  • Maintained full responsibility for direct patient care procedures during labor process.
  • Conducted general consultations, emergencies and outpatient care.
  • Used critical thinking skills to determine patient care priorities and consult with primary care doctor as needed for acutely ill patients.
  • Team Leader on SQUAD, a group of elected staff that regularly evaluates ways to improve patient care and work satisfaction.
  • Registered Nurse Pediatric Endocrinology * Educated patient and families about their Endocrine disorder * Provided patient care in a clinical setting.
  • Provided direct patient care in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit for various surgical patient populations, in a critical care setting.
  • Provided direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation).
  • Managed day-to-day patient care operations for Medical-Surgical Ward of this ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certified facility.
  • Operated hospital computer system for all aspects of patient care from admission to discharge from the Ward.
  • Act as a liaison between patients and doctors to provide the optimal level of patient care.
  • Make daily assignments and supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and Health Services Technicians in direct patient care.
  • Focus on continuity of patient care by initiating post discharge follow up calls based on acuity.
  • Recognized by the Nurse Manager and the VP of Patient Care Services for exceptional everyday work.
  • Experience in development, implementation, monitored and evaluate quality Improvement for all patient care areas.
  • Experience in selecting, disciplining and evaluation of the Employees assigned to all patient care areas.
  • Utilized the nursing precast ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care.
  • Review current nursing practice within the organization in order to evaluate and improve patient care.
  • Assign and verify completion of duties while providing patient care oversight and clinical support.

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2. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Selected for leadership and management effectiveness with assignment as Charge Nurse.
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse position at Central Florida Reception Center.
  • Assumed the responsibilities as a charge nurse, made assignments, while maintaining cohesiveness and preceptor of students when needed.
  • Followed a Charge Nurse Mentor for 85 hours in the various aspects of patient care provided in the Emergency Department.
  • Served as preceptor for new nursing staff and collaborated with interdisciplinary team and charge nurses to continually improve patient services.
  • Charge Nurse -Recipient of the Excellence in Thoracic Nursing Award in 2012 -Unit Wound Care Specialist -Preceptor/Unit Educator
  • Performed as Charge Nurse on most shifts and was proficient in automated documentation and PIC systems.
  • Relied on for leading team and performing as Relief Charge Nurse in high workload Emergency Department.
  • Acted as charge nurse for both surgical intensive care unit and surgical progressive care unit.
  • Served as Charge Nurse, a Certified Breastfeeding Educator, and a New Parent Educator.
  • Supervised and delegated tasks as charge nurse to staff working with me in patient care.
  • Charge Nurse Duties performed for a twenty-six bed unit monitoring nursing and support staff.
  • Performed Charge Nurse duties including patient assignments, shift meetings between units, etc.
  • Charge nurse, Code nurse, Transplant and Transport team member and Preceptor.
  • Assisted staff and maintained a safe environment in a charge nurse capacity.
  • Charge nurse, implementing new assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Served as charge nurse with responsibilities for the entire staff and patients.
  • Worked as a charge nurse on an orthopedic and acute rehabilitation unit.
  • Assumed Charge Nurse responsibilities and served as preceptor for new staff.
  • Worked as relief charge nurse for the cardiac intensive care unit.

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3. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Developed time management, and relationship building skills, while demonstrating self-motivation in meeting with leaders and managers across the organization.
  • Administer intravenous medications, blood and blood products, oral medications, injections and monitor patients for effectiveness of medications administered.
  • Assure safe environment for residents, via positive interaction, redirection, behavior monitoring safety alarms, and environment inspection.
  • Developed and implemented new hire orientation to streamline training process resulting in a comprehensive process improving patient care and productivity.
  • Work collaboratively with care management leadership to establish departmental processes and goals that support managed care utilization management strategies.
  • Maintained expertise in multiple sclerosis through continuous education to ensure the patient receives exceptional customer service and accurate information.
  • Collaborated with physicians to develop new procedures to improve out-patient flow for invasive and non-invasive procedures through department scheduling.
  • Evaluated care provided for patient outcome by demonstrating ability to measure effectiveness of care provided and documents same.
  • Performed physical assessments, administered medications, assisted with activities and therapies related to psychiatric and medical treatments.
  • Recognized emergencies and took appropriate action providing clinical guidance, direction and coordination of activities for staff.
  • Identify continuing education needs and participate in educational activities necessary to maintain and enhance professional practice.
  • Performed a comprehensive range of clinical assessments in various senior centers and independent senior apartment buildings.
  • Collaborated with various interdisciplinary team members to ensure effective delivery of quality health care initiatives.
  • Administered chemotherapeutic agents to patients and monitored for positive outcomes while managing adverse reactions.
  • Initial provider of NRP-specified resuscitation at vaginal deliveries and first-assist resuscitator at cesarean deliveries.
  • Perform accurate, comprehensive, and timely screenings/evaluations of possible inpatient rehab candidates.
  • Established a unit-based Recognition Committee and participated as a Unit Council committee representative.
  • Worked collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team and received mentoring from a nurse preceptor.
  • Educate client on preventative measurements; administer medications as directed by provider.
  • Administered medication and performed various medical treatments for complete comprehensive patient care.

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4. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Assess and assist in emergency situations requiring infant resuscitation and intervention.
  • Assisted the physician during emergency situations.
  • Responded quickly and with expert judgment in emergency situations, ensured quality of care met or exceeded established standards.
  • Coordinate care for optimal patient outcome, plan for potential emergency situations, and unexpected outcomes.
  • Facilitate patient flow in the ER, and emergency situations Provide assessment and reassessment of patients.
  • Assess for need of medical treatment in emergency situations.

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5. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised and directed other unlicensed and licensed health care personnel.
  • Work as integral part of health care team in order to begin and maintain progression in patients' critical rehabilitation.
  • Assess resident needs; interact with interdisciplinary health care providers and families to assure timely treatment and care.
  • Performed standard nursing procedures, assisted health care team, educated clients, and maintained written records.
  • Collaborated and communicated critical and timely care findings among health care team members, patient and family.
  • Assisted in the assessment and safe repatriation of KP patient into the designated core health care facilities.
  • Checked on health department school requirements like immunizations and coordinate with students' health care needs.
  • Provided health care checks by utilizing the nursing process for inmates in a prison setting.
  • Pass medications, write and implement acute health care plans, schedule consumers appointments.
  • Directed and coordinated health care in the clinic and inmate housing areas of FSP.
  • Coordinate prenatal health care programs.
  • State of Florida after only 5 months of employment contracted out all the nursing services to Corizon Health Care.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Communicated with various members of the health care team to coordinate patients needs and progress towards set goals.

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6. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provide acute nursing care on a 14 bed cardiac surgery ICU unit to post-op cardiac surgery patients.
  • Served as a Capstone Nurse Preceptor for senior nursing students throughout their Capstone practicum.
  • Direct the neonatal ethics group, which educates the NICU on possible ethical situations.
  • Rotated to Level II NICU to manage care of premature and critically ill neonates
  • Work on a general Pediatric floor and float to the PICU and NICU.
  • Provide comprehensive nursing care to patients in a Level II NICU.
  • Assisted facility when needed in ICU, OB and Renal units.
  • Staff nurse caring for infants in their Level II-III NICU.
  • Cared for ICU-overflow patients when appropriate beds were unavailable.
  • Care for premature newborn infants in hospital NICU.
  • Care for critically ill patients in the ICU.
  • Participate in orientation of new ICU staff.
  • Direct patient care in Level II NICU.
  • Coordinate patient care 6 bed ICU.
  • Served as ICU element leader.
  • Monitored adult and pediatric patients from ICU or Emergency room during interventional procedures.
  • Travel and monitor patients in transport to Cath Lab and ICU, and monitor patients for changes in status.
  • Worked with other state educators in creating power point and curriculums to provide education to employees throughout state facilities.
  • Cared for neonates in Level 2 NICU* Delivery Stork team with Neonatologist at C/sections and emergency deliveries
  • Worked as charge/floor nurse in Neuro ICU, Surgical ICU, and CCU.

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7. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Code team member, triage, managed a team of 5 patients and 3 providers.
  • Applied knowledge and assessment skills in the management of patients via telephone triage.
  • Educate and triage for acute and chronic medical issues to medical practitioner.
  • Coordinate OB Ultrasounds, schedule follow-up appointments and triage patient flow.
  • Administer medications, head-to-toe assessments, & emergency triage.
  • Maintain sound judgment with assessment skills and triage abilities.
  • Provided triage and emergency care to all patients
  • Floated between Main ER, Fast Track, Triage, and ER 23 hr obs.
  • Triaged patients obtaining vital signs, medical history, allergies, chronic health problems, and drug use.
  • Experience in nursing triage of and sorting of patients to the appropriate clinical speciality, for prompt intervention.
  • Triaged infants to Special Care Nursery, resuscitation, stabilization, and delivery of care.
  • 24-bed emergency department performing all nursing duties, including triage.
  • Triaged calls and reported directly to the appropriate physician.
  • Handle all complaints, directing findings to appropiate manager.Triage all doctor's messages and dispense as indicated.
  • Triaged inmates to assess what their healthcare needs were during sick call.

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8. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Worked 13-hour shifts in an Emergency/Level 3 Trauma Department 2-3 times per week under the guidance of a preceptor.
  • Participate on the Burn Trauma ICU ensuring positive patient outcomes and striving to meet National Patient Safety goals.
  • Performed direct dialysis nursing care both out patient and acute dialysis center in LEVEL I trauma center.
  • Provided assessment and care for level II trauma patient, acute chest pain, medical emergencies.
  • Retrieve patient records for inclusion into the Acoustic Clinical Module from the DoD Trauma Registry.
  • Supervised the daily emergency nursing operations of the Air Forces only Level I Trauma Facility.
  • Varied trauma presentations include motor vehicle accidents, falls, stabbings and gunshot wounds.
  • Provide critical nursing care at Level II Trauma Center which includes a Stroke Center.
  • Performed monthly audits of Trauma, Medical, Cardiac and Pediatric nursing documentation.
  • Provided leadership and management to Level 1 Regional Trauma center during assigned shift.
  • Work on Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury rehabilitation unit in Rusk Institute.
  • Coordinate, delegate and provide care of patients in emergency/trauma setting.
  • POP application & provide MULTIPLE TRAUMA management.11.
  • Level 1 Trauma Center with 400 beds.
  • Cross-trained in caring for complex critical care patients, including neurosurgery, trauma and cardiothoracic patients, including open heart patients.
  • Key Accomplishments: * Completed Preceptor Course for orientation of new nurses and Trauma Certification.
  • Employed 2005 to Present Bristol, Tennessee Worked in Level II trauma center as RN.
  • Selected Contributions: Aided with intubations, central line placements, pharmacology, trauma, and Broselow scale.

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9. Level II

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Here's how Level II is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Level II duties including all therapies short of necessitating mechanical ventilator support.
  • Credentialed to a level II Nurse who is considered an experienced clinician that is competent to care for complex patients.
  • Provided skilled nursing care for acutely and chronically ill neonates within a Level III referral facility.
  • Crossed trained to labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care unit level III.
  • Staff Coordination, Development and Implementation of Level II SCN for Hospital Opening.
  • Care for Level II and III Neonates as early as 23 weeks gestation.
  • Provided mentoring to the staff in the new developed Level II Nursery.
  • Cared for Level II infants with Oxygen requirements up to 40%.
  • Provided direct Patient care in Level II and Level III Nursery.
  • Level II Registered Nurse for a 17 bed outpatient procedure floor.
  • Assisted with protocol development for the Level II Nursery

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10. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Direct & indirect supervisory responsibility for 3-5 administrative staff members.
  • Supervised two staff members in addition to clinical responsibilities.
  • Served as a charge nurse, preceptor for new staff members and University of Pennsylvania nursing students.
  • Trained two staff members within 6 months after loss of two members of a four-person team.
  • Assume rotating charge nurse role, supervising and supporting up to 10 staff members per shift.
  • Act as a mentor and preceptor for new staff members.
  • Trained new staff members on quality control measures.

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11. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Developed individualized treatment plans to efficiently and effectively utilizes resources.
  • Formulated treatment plans, Provided direct patient care and discharge teaching of patients and families.
  • Liaised between patients, nurses, and physicians to assure adequate treatment plans.
  • Administer medication orders, treatment plans.
  • Interfaced with Medical Directors and Advisors on the development of care management treatment plans, assists in problem solving with providers.
  • Facilitated member care transition through the healthcare continuum and refers treatment plans/plan of care to clinical reviewers as required.
  • Assessed and developed treatment plans for patients with psychiatric diagnosis and worked in a team environment.
  • Liased between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

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12. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Perform basic nursing care of patients in the Ambulatory Surgery Care Unit and Emergency Room.
  • Helped in transition and changes the time of merge Main OR and outpatient surgery department.
  • Attended deliveries of 24-40+ week infants, including fetal surgery patients.
  • Review and analyze patient data to expedite safe and timely surgery.
  • Perform Minor surgery with Physician's order.
  • General Anesthesia Recovery Cardiac-Vascular Surgery Care Unit/Open Heart Surgery Recovery.
  • Provided care for CABG surgery, AVR/MVR, thoracotomy, VATS procedure, and general surgery patients and families.
  • Assist Physician in surgery which includes passing instruments, cautery, and simple suturing.
  • Care of patients post open heart surgery and post cath lab procedures.
  • Care of critically ill patients pre- and post- cardiac surgery.

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13. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Prepared patients for Doctors clinic, obtain vital signs, labs, pertinent test results.
  • Charted, recorded daily progress reports, intake output, and vital signs
  • Measured, assessed, and recorded vital signs.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Experience in successful blood withdrawals, Measured temperature, blood pressure, pulse and other vital signs of patient.
  • Monitor vital signs, prepare patients for cardiac catherization pre- and post-procedure as well as treat pre- and post-procedure CABG patients.

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14. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provided acute care nursing services to adults on a fast-paced, medical/surgical/telemetry unit in a major, metropolitan, teaching hospital.
  • Certified to perform nursing skills such as: AWHONN-certified fetal monitoring, telemetry monitoring, chemotherapy infusion, neonatal resuscitation
  • Performed registered nursing functions in; telemetry, cardiac, medical/surgical, post anesthesia, same day surgery.
  • Completed the pulmonary care, GI care, critical care, telemetry, and alcohol withdrawal courses.
  • Provided care to medical and surgical telemetry patients in a nursing role.
  • Staff RN for ICU, Telemetry, and Maternal/Newborn Service line.
  • Increased unit productivity for a 40 and a 17-bed medical/telemetry unit.
  • Experience with interpreting telemetry strips, working with arterial lines, ventilators, tracheotomies, and working with titrating various drips.
  • Experience with telemetry, phlebotomy and IV therapy.

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15. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Delegated appropriately to, and supervised LPN'S and CNA'S.
  • Direct, supervise and monitor LPNs in medication and treatment administration.
  • Provided feedback on senior LPN and HST performance.
  • Charge, direct care, resource for LPN's and Mental Health Techs.
  • License Practical Nurse (LPN) Worked under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse as an LPN
  • Provide supervision and work with LPNs and CMAs for patient care.

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16. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Review of member complaints including review of medical records, provider contacts and verification of information.
  • Utilized telephonic information, medical records and / or faxed medical information for medical review.
  • Reviewed prospective, concurrent and retrospective medical records of denied services for medical necessity.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • 90024Assisted in obtaining and verifying medical records for a Breast Cancer Study.
  • Maintained participant's medical records and provided updates to their physicians.

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17. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Implemented quality assurance and practiced infection control based on unit policies.
  • Implemented policies/procedures for effective infection control program.
  • Adhered to Hospital policies and procedures Maintained a safe environment, ensuring correct procedures are maintained in accordance with infection control.
  • Provided clinical guidance for assigned personnel in activities directed towards standards of patient care, safety and infection control.
  • Provide individualized resident centered care, personal service plans, infection control, and develop safe practice policies.
  • Followed ACLS protocols and procedures for direct patient care, patient safety, and infection control.
  • Managed departmental functions, Infection Control Committee agendas, annual departmental reports, objectives and plan.
  • Researched no-socomial infections while raising awareness of hand washing and infection control policy.
  • Function as Infection Control Coordinator and Employee Health Nurse.Supervise staff LPN's and provide administrative support to Director of Nursing.

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18. Primary Care Services

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Here's how Primary Care Services is used in Senior Registered Nurse 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.
  • Direct and Coordinate the planning, development, and the delivery of primary care services including maintenance of electronic health records.
  • Provide primary care services in a collaborative environment for frail and elderly patients in a long-term care setting.
  • Provided primary care services to long term care resident in a rehab facility.
  • Provide primary care services during transport on various fixed wing aircraft.

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19. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Initiated/participated in codes including CPR, oxygen administration and starting IV's.
  • Worked PRN for the Nursery and Level 2 NICU * Certified in BLS, CPR, NRP
  • Delivered patient/family education in CPR, crisis intervention and physiological warning signs; assisted with discharge planning and community resource coordination
  • Participated in emergency situations of non-responsive individuals by administering drugs, initiating CPR and documenting appropriate actions according to response guidelines.
  • Responded to codes, administering CPR and oxygen, monitoring vitals and preparing medications in anticipation of physician orders.
  • Initiated/assisted with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency procedures, to include receiving ambulance and giving report.

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20. Disease Process

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Here's how Disease Process is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provided patient education of disease process and medications.
  • Assist patients in navigating the health care system; patient education on health optimization, medications, disease processes.
  • Worked on the pediatric floor caring for and assessing pediatric patients with a variety of disease processes.
  • Participated in Community events for education on a variety of topics and disease process and wellness programs.
  • Assessed Implemented Care Plans Status post Heart Caths, and patients with multiple Disease process with the Heart.
  • Provided patient and family education pertaining to disease process, including teaching methods aimed at decreasing anxiety related to hospitalization.

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21. Medical Care

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Here's how Medical Care is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provide medical care to incarcerated adult males in clinic/urgent care setting as well as emergency response to medical situations.
  • Review of medical history and current medical care for those entering the Department of Corrections.
  • Staff RN responsible for medical care to residents at Hillside Children Center.
  • Provide medical care and treatment to client as ordered by physician.
  • Managed medical care of 20 resident patients with chronic conditions.
  • Collaborated with all providers, attorneys and healthcare staff through the continuum of medical care and the claims process.
  • Monitored clinical program designs, implenentations, to support choice in consumer medical care.

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22. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Employed as HHA performing medication passing, catheter and colostomy care, and all other CNA functions
  • Supervised the duties of CNA's and Med Tech's.
  • Precepted staff CNAs in areas of patient care, policies, and procedures with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Supervised CNA's assisted with turning bathing also glucose monitoring and medication distribution to all residents in facility.
  • Delivered comprehensive geriatric nursing care; supervised team of CNA's; completed essential assessments and necessary documentation
  • Performed interviews of nursing staff, conducted disciplinary actions, assisted with nursing and CNA in-service/education.

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23. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Screen candidates for eligibility for admittance to Hospice program.
  • Coordinated with doctors, clinics, home health agencies and hospice to develop care plans for residents.
  • Assess appropriateness of Admission to our Hospice team.
  • Surveyed Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Hospitals, Hospice, Homes for Developmentally Disabled, etc.
  • Provide on-callHospice nursing no less than one week monthly.
  • Work closely with a diverse patient population that include AIDS/HIV and economical disadvantaged patients within a hospice and medical facility setting.

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24. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Analyzed monitor rhythms, performed 12-lead EKG, and monitoring CRRT for dialysis treatment.
  • Provided IV therapy, lab draws, and EKG's, C-spine stabilization.
  • Performed EKG testing for Doctors.
  • Administered IV medications, IM and SQ injections, EKG's, wound care.
  • Monitored EKG, respiratory, and oxygen levels via telemetry and oversaw delivery of pharmacologic agents.
  • Monitored EKG and hemodynamic status; IV therapy.
  • Performed assessments, medication administration, daily patient teaching, phlebotomy, IV insertion, EKG's, assisted with A.D.L.
  • administer IV infusion, nebulization treatments, EKG, vital sign screening, etc.)

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25. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Directed staff in following standard operating procedures to ensure integrity of blood products.
  • Administer various intravenous medications- monoclonal antibodies, antibiotics, blood products, non-oncology chemotherapeutic agents, endocrine testing and subcutaneous infusions.
  • Employed in an outpatient infusion center with responsibilities including the administration of chemotherapy and blood products to multiple complex patients.
  • Administer chemotherapy, biological therapy and blood products, closely monitoring patient condition before, during and post infusion.
  • Administered many types of intravenous and specialty medications including blood products, long term antibiotic therapy and chemotherapy agents.
  • Post anesthesia care for high risk mothers Including administering blood products and medications following general and regional anesthesia

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26. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Staff RN Pediatrics, Level 2 and Newborn Nursery Weekend Program.
  • Charge Nurse Med./Surg., Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Labor/delivery, Charge Nurse/Hospital Supervisor, Head Nurse, Emergency Dept.
  • Experience in homecare nursing, case management, IV therapy, wound care, oncology and pediatrics.
  • Float to Pediatrics and PICU when NICU censes is low.
  • Specialized in Medical-Surgical Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics Renal/Urology.
  • Staffed several areas including internal medicine, ophthalmology, psychiatry, pulmonary, dermatology, family practice and pediatrics.

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27. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Determined safety and effectiveness of services provided under alternative care services, authorized medical entitlement and identified alternative services and resources.
  • Developed internal guidelines and in-services for staff; wrote educational articles and/or letters for external customers.
  • Provided leadership and appropriate learning environment for registered nursing assistant and other nursing staff.
  • Facilitate the resolution of issues and concerns associated with resident/patient care including family issues.
  • Summarized essential medical information for medical director, consultants and other external review.
  • Performed comprehensive maternal and neonatal assessments during labor and in the postpartum period.
  • Assist with staffing activities, departmental meetings, budget accountability and internal procedures.
  • Provide educational programs streaming live to remote locations via Internet technology.
  • Point of contact for internal and external operational discrepancy resolutions.
  • Initiated patient education on various orthopedic procedures and burn care.
  • Administer newborn medications intramuscular Vitamin K and eye ointment.
  • Participate in professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Learn and utilize knowledge of complicated technology/equipment.
  • Worked in the Labor and delivery Unit attending deliveries of newborns and applying NRP as necessary to stabilize infant's condition.
  • Functioned in the role of RN under supervision of RN preceptor to provide comprehensive care to couplets and their families.
  • Demonstrated leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.
  • Planned services during their stay and coordinate care, services, and supplies for their return to their homes.
  • Worked one-on-one with RN to provide patient care to vascular and cardiac patients for a total of 140 hours.
  • Served as a breastfeeding advocate, addressed breast feeding concerns, and referred to a Lactation Consultant when needed.
  • Provided newborn care to infants in a level II nursery, which included attending deliveries and stabilizing the newborn.

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28. Medicaid

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Here's how Medicaid is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Recognized patient discharge planning needs including Meals on Wheels, temporary skilled care nursing facility, social work evaluation for Medicaid.
  • Manage Pregnancy Test clinic, facilitating early access to prenatal care and entry into pregnancy Medicaid.
  • Provided Utilization Review and Case Management services for State Sponsored Medicaid HMO product.
  • Experience in Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance managed care programs.
  • Required understanding of Medicare/Medicaid and commercial payer requirements including documentation requirements.
  • Completed Medicaid/Medicare certifications and re-certifications.

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29. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Acquired experience in health assessment, medication administration, effective pain management, time management and prioritization.
  • Certified through Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center as an Electronic Medication Administration Records system super-user.
  • Acquired a variety of skills, including nursing assessments, documentation and medication administration.
  • Initiate baseline intravenous access for emergency access and patient fluid and medication administration
  • Assisted the Physician in surgical procedures * Educated patients on medication administration.
  • Develop and instruct medication administration courses to home provides.
  • Provided direct care to patients including monitoring, recording, admitting, discharging, and medication administration.
  • Direct patient care, nurse-patient ratio 1:3, daily medication administration, dressing changes and wound care
  • Provided care to a group of patients, including medication administration and other treatment procedures.
  • Instructed the OPWDD Medication Administration Course to Direct Care Staff.
  • Instruct & supervise school staff in medication administration.
  • Experience with enteral feedings, medication administration, IV fluid therapy and providing complete patient care.

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30. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Care and management of Intravenous lines, PICC/Central lines, chest tube, ventilators, medications and associated equipment.
  • Assisted with insertion of central lines, and inserted PICC lines.
  • Assisted in lab blood draws from IV, CVC, and PICC lines.
  • Med Administration*Treatments*Delegation*Assessments*Medicare Charting*Diabetes Management*Pumps/IV Med Administration*Wound Care*Catheter Insertion and Care*Blood Draws*PICC Line Care*Order Processing*Charting using Matrix System
  • Involved in patient classification Attend and stabilize high-risk neonates at delivery Perform PICC insertions Perform Neonatal Transport
  • Established and organized an office to facilitate providing PICC and procedural sedation services.

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31. BLS

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Here's how BLS is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • 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
  • Administer medications; apply appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring devices using BLS and ACLS protocols.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures, such as BLS for condition stabilization.
  • Maintain unit deployment readiness by ensuring current unit BLS certifications.
  • Maintained certification as BLS instructor and Lactation Counselor.

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32. Acls

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Here's how Acls is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provide stabilization, Resuscitation and other life support measures in cases of arrests in line with ACLS, BLS.2.
  • Demonstrated effective response to crises situations and prevented patient deterioration by early intervention and use of ACLS protocols.
  • Provided assessment and interventions in emergent situations, including cardiac and respiratory arrest, and followed ACLS protocols.
  • Provided clinical intervention based on cardiac rhythms utilizing ACLS protocol, performed Peritoneal Dialysis on ESRD patients.
  • Maintained all competencies including ACLS certifications to care for medically complex patients requiring coronary care.
  • Provided compassionate, competent care within vascular-surgical step-down unit with telemetry and mechanical ventilation monitoring requiring ACLS certification.

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33. Care Coordinator

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Here's how Care Coordinator is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinated discharge planning in collaboration with the medical team, care coordinator, social work, and physical and occupational therapy.
  • Review any department spending and approve requisitions for supplies that are completed by my resident care coordinator.
  • Supervised RN's, LPN's, Resident care coordinators, medication techs and caregivers.
  • Care Coordinator Butler Memorial Hospital - Butler, PA R.N.
  • Compiled written and oral reports/recommendations to the Care Coordinator, Administrator, and Corporate Compliance officer as necessary/required.
  • Interviewed, oriented, supervised and evaluated Pediatric Care Coordinators.

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34. Bed Unit

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Here's how Bed Unit is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Time management and working with other medical professionals to deliver complete care in a 32 bed unit.
  • Managed 44 bed unit with successful employee and patient satisfaction scores while maintaining productivity goals.
  • Provide primary nursing care to medical and surgical patients requiring telemetry monitoring on a 10-bed unit.
  • Performed professional nursing assignments for a sixty-bed unit.
  • Charge nurse responsibilities including supervision of 14 bed unit
  • Registered Nurse on Medical/Surgical/AIDS-35 bed unit.

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35. Medical Necessity

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Here's how Medical Necessity is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Assessed medical necessity of Sleep study procedures and applied company medical policies and guidelines.
  • Reviewed claims for medical necessity, pricing, appropriateness of setting and utilization.
  • Work with medical directors in interpreting appropriateness of care and accurate medical necessity.
  • Conducted reviews of cases for medical necessity for both inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Review claims and assist with payment adjustments as appropriate, assessing medical necessity.
  • Review for medical necessity for skilled nursing facilities, acute rehab and LTACH.
  • Conducted appeals on denied claims based on medical necessity with high success rate.
  • Conducted pre-certification of procedures for Medical Necessity.
  • Monitored patient's progression in their plan of care and performed stay reviews to ensure patients were meeting medical necessity.

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36. HIV

low Demand
Here's how HIV is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Managed the state Aids Drug Assistance Program for the district as well as monitoring HIV positive individuals medication administration.
  • Provided clinical support and training to staff and students on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDs.
  • Staff nurse caring for medical/surgical, diabetic and HIV/AIDS patients

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37. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Administer medications PO, IV, and lab draws per physician orders.
  • Administer medications and treatments and carry out physician orders.
  • Reviewed physician orders for compliance/medical necessity prior testing/procedures ensuring documentation met criteria for appropriateness/medical necessity.
  • Communicate abnormal diagnostic results to physicians and enter physician orders Accomplishments Completed Stroke certification Completed FIM scoring certification for Rehabilitation patients.
  • Implemented physician orders within a timely fashion and assisted physicians with vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections and surgical procedures as needed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer medications safely as per physician orders and protocols per hospital policy and state regulatory systems.

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38. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Included management aspects of initial go-live, and switch-up from the old EMR to paper to Power Orders.
  • Instilled confidence and positive attitude toward new EMR documentation with minimal disruption of workflows.
  • Elbow support for new Cerner EMR system.
  • Provided project leadership for facility implementations of clinical EMR to ensure accuracy of data abstraction for quality core measures.
  • Commended for EMR accuracy, effective team collaboration, patient relations and consistent delivery of empathetic care.
  • Conduct patient interviews via clinic face-to-face encounters and/or telephonic contacts documenting interventions and outcomes in PCP EMR.

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39. NRP

low Demand
Here's how NRP is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Stabilize neonates, feed and monitor as needed lab, IV skills used and NRP.

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40. Social Workers

low Demand
Here's how Social Workers is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Work along side with doctors, social workers and program director in updating needs of clients.
  • Coordinated high quality patient centered care with interdisciplinary team of psychiatrist, psychologist, social workers and psychiatric technicians.
  • Coordinated in-services with social workers, physical therapists to increase awareness of services in hospital and surrounding North County hospitals.
  • Collaborate closely with interdisciplinary teams including physicians, respiratory therapist, pharmacist, social workers and child life specialist.
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, certified counselors, and social workers.
  • Facilitate communication between patients, physicians, social workers & others to expedite timely diagnostic services.

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41. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provide medication management and reporting to physician of condition deviation.
  • Educated patients about psychiatric illness and medication management.
  • Labor, Delivery, Postpartum, Recovery and Newborn Care Utilizing nursing process and medication management
  • Provided individual and group education related to medication management, symptom monitoring smoking cessation and healthy lifestyles to promote wellness.
  • Developed medication management system including collection, storage and administration of medications for weekly and respite campers child through adult.
  • Provide patient education to include nursing and medication management of acute and chronic conditions according to physician and pharmacy guidelines.

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42. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Maintain awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
  • Educated patients and families in community resources, assessing their understanding and ability to arrange follow-up services post-discharge.
  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of community resources and network services for target population.
  • Counseled/educated family & residents on Mental Health, community resources.
  • Established working relationships with referral sources and community resources.
  • Provided educational support and community resources for members.

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43. STD

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Here's how STD is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Assisted the adult population with LTC/ALF placement, financial assistance, FMLA, STD, LTD and workmens' compensation.

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44. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Audited unit Care Plans to ensure compliance and provide feedback to staff and nursing leadership to identify areas for improvement.
  • Interpreted standards, company policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with external regulatory authorities and ensured proper clinical associate documentation.
  • Coordinated development and revision of policies and procedures for area of practice to ensure compliance with professional and regulatory standard.
  • Supervised day-to-day nursing activities of the facility to ensure compliance with facility policies, and state/federal guidelines.
  • Monitored assigned cases to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Great Lakes Caring policy and procedures.
  • Developed a department based Quality Improvement Plan to ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory standards.

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45. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Established therapeutic relationship and provided emotional support to patients and families during challenging moments during their hospital stay.
  • Provided caring environment and emotional support to families of infant patients.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's, along with their families.
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision.

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46. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Liaised with medical staff, allied health workers, pharmacists, pastoral care and administration staff.
  • Collaborated with medical staff notifying physician/health care providers about a patient's needs.
  • Develop care plan upon admission in coordination with the medical staff orders.
  • Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff and department heads by attending meetings and participating in facility review/accreditation requirements.
  • Facilitate effective communications between HCSO detention and medical staff on all required medical needs related to inmates.
  • Conducted formal performance appraisals and time off approval for 12 military medical technicians and civilian non-medical staff.

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47. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed data for provider billing and utilization and provided input to the data analysis area regarding areas of concern.
  • Facilitate accreditation by knowing, understanding, correctly interpreting, and accurately applying accrediting and regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Assist with the development of medical training curriculum based on customer needs and requirements by Education Services Management.
  • Processed registration, accurate claim reimbursement and for obtaining appropriate consents and authorizations for treatment in the hospital.
  • Accomplished nursing interventions and assessments for critically-ill patients, including ventilator-dependent, cardiac, and renal patients.
  • Coordinated the work of paraprofessional nursing staff with professional nursing functions to ensure an efficient working environment.
  • Acted as advocate for patient/families and as resourceful team along with hospital personnel leveraging strong interpersonal skill.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team including physicians, social workers, radiology, and chaplain services.
  • Implement assignments based on evaluation of effectively interviewing patients to obtain medical information accurately.
  • Delivered nursing consultation and training to integrated preschool staff and summer respite programs.
  • Assign nurse caseloads after reviewing referrals of children needing specialized case management services.
  • Operated under primary nursing model coordinating plan of care for cardiac population.
  • Oversee in monitoring narcotic supply ensuring compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Complete quarterly restorative nursing program assessments, modifications, and referrals.
  • Provide comprehensive care to children in acute inpatient psychiatric hospital setting.
  • Instructed prospective nursing students on program requirements in weekly seminars.
  • Developed Individual Health Plans and provided client specific medical training.
  • Complete clinical tasks according to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Provided nursing care including educating patients and families.
  • Developed nursing plan of care and documented appropriately.

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48. Cpap

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Here's how Cpap is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Provided ventilator/CPAP/respiratory management and performed nebulizer treatments.

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49. Pacu

low Demand
Here's how Pacu is used in Senior Registered Nurse jobs:
  • Discharge patients from phase II Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
  • Performed thorough assessments and post anesthetic care for all patients entering the PACU, servicing seven-operating theatres and the endoscopy suites.
  • Utilized previous PACU experience for inpatient setting and ambulatory surgical patients with additional experience in Endoscopy and ENT, including pediatric ages
  • Assisted as circulating RN in operating room for obstetrical procedures and provided patient care during surgical recovery in PACU
  • Developed a preliminary flow sheet focused on improving communication between PACU and Ambulatory Surgery Nurses
  • Monitored mothers throughout PACU recovery for both vaginal and cesarean section deliveries.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Registered Nurse

Patient Care26.5%
Charge Nurse9.6%
IV7.8%
Emergency Situations7.6%
Health Care5.5%
ICU4.8%
Triage4.4%
Trauma4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Registered Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
20.6%
20.6%
2
2
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
7.5%
7.5%
3
3
IV
IV
6.1%
6.1%
4
4
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
6%
6%
5
5
Health Care
Health Care
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
ICU
ICU
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Triage
Triage
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
Trauma
Trauma
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Level II
Level II
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Staff Members
Staff Members
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Surgery
Surgery
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Telemetry
Telemetry
2%
2%
15
15
LPN
LPN
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
CPR
CPR
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Disease Process
Disease Process
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Medical Care
Medical Care
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
CNA
CNA
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Hospice
Hospice
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
EKG
EKG
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Blood Products
Blood Products
1%
1%
26
26
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
1%
1%
27
27
RN
RN
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Medicaid
Medicaid
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Picc
Picc
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
BLS
BLS
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Acls
Acls
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Care Coordinator
Care Coordinator
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Bed Unit
Bed Unit
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Medical Necessity
Medical Necessity
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
HIV
HIV
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
EMR
EMR
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
NRP
NRP
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
STD
STD
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
NG
NG
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Cpap
Cpap
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Pacu
Pacu
0.5%
0.5%

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