Top Staff Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Staff Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Staff Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 22.0% of Staff Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Staff Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Staff 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 Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided patient care and direct supervision of technicians, medication and treatment administration in compliance with state and federal agency regulations.
  • Implement, evaluate and provide comprehensive patient care in the post-operative phase of recovery for all inpatient/outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Administered direct patient care as prescribed by physician and treatment team including medical management and assessment of patients.
  • Managed all aspects of patient care, from initial assessments to administering medications to identifying/resolving acute problems.
  • Provided direct patient care, prepared/administered oral, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular medications.
  • Supervised direct patient care provided by nurse aides, implemented job assignments and reprimanded insubordination.
  • Provide patient care, medication administration and subsequent monitoring of effects and adverse reactions.
  • Provide patient care in designated clinical areas including critical care designated beds.
  • Offered direct patient care to orthopedic patients in a rehabilitation facility.
  • Performed direct patient care including assessments, medication administration and documentation.
  • Provided information to physicians and ancillary departments to facilitate patient care.
  • Experienced in electronic documentation of patient care and medications administered.
  • Implement patient care plans, administer medications and intravenous solutions.
  • Prioritized patient care based upon acuity level and resource availability.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary rounds to foster holistic patient care.
  • Identified patient needs and astutely determined priority of patient care
  • Encourage cooperation and increase communication to improve patient care.
  • Utilize evidence-based practice while performing daily patient care.
  • Provide comprehensive patient care to oncology and respiratory patients
  • Communicated with inter-disciplinary team to coordinate patient care.

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2. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Function effectively as the charge nurse when delegated this responsibility.
  • Administered chemotherapy and performed charge nurse duties as assigned.
  • Served as relief charge nurse for neurosurgery division
  • Charge nurse and supervised paraprofessional nursing personnel.
  • Rotate as charge nurse in coordinating patient care, delegating assignments to nurses and ancillary staff and advocating for patient safety.
  • Charge nurse responsibilities such as supervise and monitor unit nursing staff, staffing, assignments, and patient requests and complaints.
  • Worked as charge nurse and team leader in busy level III Neonatal ICU, to assign and coordinate nurses patient care.
  • Charge nurse on evening shift caring for up to 48 residents, supervising staff of up to 2 other R.N.
  • Served as charge nurse on various shifts supervising a total of two to four civilian and military personnel per shift.
  • Collaborated with physician, charge nurse, patient and family to establish plan of care based on patient's need.
  • Direct patient care in critical care environment, served as charge nurse when needed, resource nurse for new nurses.
  • Charge Nurse- Supervised 8 employees- responsible for clients in the Independent Living, Asst, Living and the Health Center.
  • Charge nurse and floating to other floors, computer superuser/trainer for McKesson ClinDoc and clinical coach for new hires.
  • Served as charge nurse supervised and provide orientation to new physicians, nursing students, and ancillary support personnel.
  • Served as charge nurse on a 16 bed critical care unit with a 10 bed outpatient post procedure unit.
  • Direct care of surgical patients; staff orientation, charge nurse responsibilities and staff development and development committee member.
  • Acted as unit leader in the charge nurse role ensuring the needs of patients and staff are met.
  • Communicate changes in patients' clinical condition with Physicians, Charge Nurse, and rest of nursing staff.
  • Acted as Charge Nurse, initiated protocol orders, and communicated with security staff to solve emergent situations.
  • Alternate charge nurse: facilitate flow in multiple units; make staffing decisions, and problem solve issues.

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3. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Earned commendation from various supervisors by formulating a lesson plan that addressed and strengthened empathy.
  • Burn care involved the utilization of various types of invasive/noninvasive monitoring and life support equipment.
  • Transferred to the Care Management Department with primary responsibility as RN care coordinator.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with internal and external customers.
  • Assisted primary labor nurse with care of newborn immediately following delivery.
  • Maintained ongoing collaboration with fellow educators to continuously promote improved learning.
  • Provide patient/family education concerning diseases, medications, and treatments.
  • Involved in creating diagnosis-based educational packets for Maternal/Child Health.
  • Cross-trained in Mother-Baby unit and newborn nursery unit.
  • Established newborn sucking reflex during breastfeeding.
  • Shared Governance Quality Council member.
  • Charge nurse on a 24 bed cardiac step-down unit overseeing four RN's, two CNA's, and one secretary.
  • Perform assessment, intake triage information, collaborate daily with CRNP/MD for daily rounds or clarifications of orders assist and lead staff
  • Collaborated with medical and ancillary staff to review and update care plans as well as address patient related problems and concerns.
  • Worked as a staff RN on an orthopedic unit taking care of patients with hip, leg, and back surgeries.
  • Talk to the dialysis patient and/or his family, explain the dialysis procedure, answer their questions and address any concerns.
  • Learned to scrub into cases and can first scrub a small amount of them and can second scrub many cases.
  • Corresponded with hospital labs to ensure all ordered tests were drawn, completed, and results returned to our facility.
  • Provide care for mother and baby through the prenatal, labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum and newborn periods.
  • Acted as charge RN in a 42 bed surgical floor, promoted effective teamwork resulting in exemplary patient care.

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4. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Performed assessments and monitored care of 4-5 patients in cardiovascular intervention unit, prepared patients for surgery, and performed post-operative care
  • Documented and charged all OR supplies/machines/anesthetic and regulated drugs used by the patient during surgery for proper billing.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and endoscopy procedures including initiating intravenous lines, physical assessments and administering medications.
  • Directed nursing and administrative activities for Urology, General Surgery and Vascular specialties in Main Operating Room.
  • Worked independently as a direct supervisor of Same Day Surgery Pre-Operative Hospital Corpsmen and Health Technicians.
  • Monitored and assessed patients post surgery, intervening if any complications, notifying appropriate medical staff.
  • Participate in extensive post-op care with multiple problems including cardiac intervention and open heart surgery.
  • Manage patients who need constant telemetry monitoring and those requiring telemetry monitoring following surgery.
  • Provided exceptional patient care to adults after open heart surgery and other cardiovascular patients.
  • Participated in preoperative testing and assessment to evaluate patients for appropriateness for outpatient surgery.
  • Collaborated, educated, developed and implemented the UW Outpatient Functional Sinus Surgery program.
  • Provided immediate post anesthesia care to patients in a general surgery recovery area.
  • Provision of professional nursing services to patient population undergoing head and neck surgery.
  • Implemented cardiac rehabilitation guidelines following open heart surgery and other cardiac conditions.
  • Provided post-anesthesia care to patients in an eleven operating room surgery department.
  • Administered primary patient care on a 35 bed neurosurgery/orthopedics unit.
  • Provide nursing care to complex postoperative patients immediately following surgery.
  • Provided direct nursing care to neurology and neurosurgery patients.
  • Monitored patients with high-risk conditions including post-operative fetal surgery.
  • Provided primary patient care for open-heart surgery recovery patients.

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5. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Served as intermediary between difficult staff and surgeon relationships by encouraging open dialogue with administration and staff representatives.
  • Provided acute care for post-ICU patients primarily facilitating ventilator weaning and specified nursing procedures.
  • Provided patient care in a NeuroNeuro ICU department Facilitated hospital customer service communication class
  • Assisted with educating students performing their Practicum on our unit
  • Charge nurse responsibilities for 15 bed general medical-surgical ICU
  • Registered Nurse Cardiovascular ICU and Medical Surgical ICU
  • Attended the critical care class to be trained to perform as a critical care nurse in the and worked in the SICU
  • Worked in an Adult Medical/Surgical ICU taking care of critically ill patients that need life support ventilator and close nursing supervision.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients in the ER, OB, Medical Surgical unit, ICU and Long Term Care.
  • Staff nurse on an 11 bed surgical ICU, provided primary care to level 1 critically ill patients from various services.
  • Provided care for the pediatric population in the general pediatric unit and floated to the PICU based on patient census.
  • Organized and administered individualized age specific professional care to patients within the PICU in support and delivery of care.
  • Staff Nurse, frequently being pulled from ICU to the Medical-Surgical floors, and to the Emergency Room.
  • Performed a pivotal role in marketing and communication of the opening of the NICU and Women's Center.
  • Total clinical hours completed in Practicum of Primary Care of the Adult and Aged: 676.4 hours.
  • Provide support for family members who are adjusting to a difficult and severe change within their family.
  • Managed patients with ventricular assist devices, including those used for destination therapy and bridge to transplant.
  • Worked 2 years on a medical floor and ICU at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
  • Direct patient care in medical/surgical unit, ICU, ER, float nurse and critical response team.
  • Possess knowledge of all code situations and lead staff in policy/procedures related to that particular code.

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6. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided care for diverse groups of medical/post surgical/telemetry monitored patients to include pediatric, adult, and geriatric population.
  • Monitored patient's cardiac status on telemetry monitors, notified cardiology team of any changes and implemented appropriate treatments.
  • Provide professional nursing care of patient populations that include medical/surgical, telemetry, critical care and psychiatric populations.
  • Assessed patient status including cardiac status via telemetry monitoring, thorough history taking, and physical assessments.
  • Provide direct patient care, administer medications and monitor patients' progress in a telemetry/respiratory/step down unit.
  • Traveled to various hospitals in Tulsa and coordinated the care of patients on medical/surgical/telemetry/critical care units.
  • Staff nurse relief for Charlotte area hospitals; provided acute care to medical/surgical and telemetry patient populations
  • Performed admissions, put charts together, administered medications, monitored telemetry and transferred to floors.
  • Shine 9 Performed primary nursing care for medical/Surgical unit with telemetry and overflow from other departments.
  • Provide competent care for multiple Medical/Surgical patients who require continuous oxygen monitoring and continuous telemetry monitoring.
  • Direct Referral Clinic: Patient triage, telemetry, primary care of multidisciplinary populations.
  • Reviewed all potential admission patients for appropriate diagnosis for Telemetry/Intermediate according to admission criteria.
  • Conduct diagnostic testing and perform cardiac and respiratory functioning assessments with telemetry monitoring.
  • Provision of nursing care to telemetry and medical/surgical patients on 24-bed telemetry unit.
  • Cared for patients needed telemetry monitoring and those with artificial respiratory support systems.
  • Provide nursing support on hospital Medical/Surgical Floor in post-op and telemetry areas.
  • Provide quality care to patients on chronic Ventilators that need telemetry monitoring.
  • Coordinate total nursing care for patients on a busy medical/surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Analyzed, interpreted and monitored patients with cardiac disease requiring telemetry.
  • Monitored continuous telemetry, prepared patients for medical tests and procedures.

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7. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Utilized extensive nursing experience during triage, critical care management and administration of life-saving medications.
  • Provided emergency care when necessary, triage incoming clients and referred to appropriate department/physicians.
  • Collaborate with medical professionals to triage and perform emergency services.
  • Performed telephone triage and advised patients appropriately.
  • Assume triage responsibilities and relief charge responsibilities.
  • Coordinated the flow of each patient from arrival to triage for evaluation, admission, delivery, then over to postpartum.
  • Oversee the operation of the department to include provider and nursing flow, triage, emergency staffing, and various audits.
  • Perform patient Telephone Triage and Case Management with the referrals to the appropriate health care professional and / or agencies.
  • Assist provider with triage and minor procedures, answer sick calls, provide nursing education on various chronic care diseases.
  • Provided triage, intervention, health teaching, dispensing of medications, immunizations, TB testing and injections of allergens.
  • Transitioned from Staff Nurse to Charge Nurse; Duties included Triage, direct patient care, coordinating transfer/admission of patients
  • Based on protocols implemented by medical providers, answer triage phone calls and advise patients in health care needs.
  • Provided triage and assessment of members or others acting on member's behalf who request non-routine behavioral health care.
  • Developed leadership skills as an observation (triage) nurse, stabilization nurse at high-risk deliveries and charge nurse.
  • Functioned as a Triage Nurse for patients from newborn to seniors across entire body systems, including psychiatric needs.
  • Completed emergency nursing role with proper assessment, triage, care, and discharge for patients of all ages.
  • Assisted with overflow management in the holding room, in addition to triage, code management and trauma.
  • Performed initial patient assessments, also known as triage, to determine the appropriate level of Psychiatric care.
  • Performed assessments, triage, and initiated treatments while working closely with ER doctors and fellow staff nurses.
  • Rotated throughout the ED as needed including triage, trauma, fast track, and clinical decision unit.

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8. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Oversee care and treatment for patients undergoing various plastic surgery procedures regarding correction of trauma-related injuries, cosmetic imperfections and genetic influences
  • Cared for elderly population with acute and chronic health problems and residents requiring rehabilitation and recovery from severe traumatic injuries.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols of critically ill and trauma patients.
  • Provided customer service focused patient-centered care to in this Level 1 Trauma/Tertiary care center.
  • Provided direct care to high acuity trauma patients who required continuous cardiac monitoring.
  • Provided direct patient care on a renal/liver transplant unit and surgical-trauma step-down unit.
  • Stabilized critically ill patients in preparation for transfer to appropriate trauma facility.
  • Participated in all emergent code situations arising with trauma and emergent patients.
  • Practiced floor nursing to orthopedic/trauma/spine and medical overflow patients.
  • Participated in numerous emergency surgical and/or trauma related procedures.
  • Assessed traumas and provided immediate intervention to stabilize patients.
  • Implemented protocols for managing trauma and critically ill patients
  • Care of Neurological, Medical-Surgical and trauma patients.
  • Floated between Post Trauma and Hematology/Oncology Units/Palliative Care.
  • Managed all trauma and emergency cases
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification.
  • Responded to an assault case, identified a potential traumatic brain injury, and spearheaded the response team's urgent actions.
  • Managed care for acutely ill patients in a hospital setting including triage of patients to level 1 trauma centers when appropriate.
  • Provided direct care to general, traumatic brain injury/ trauma, Stroke/CVA, Orthopedic, patient populations over the age span.
  • Assessed, planned and implemented all aspects of care to patients with cancer, medical and surgical illnesses, and trauma.

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9. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Performed physical examinations by taking vital signs, checking neurological reflexes, examining breasts, or performing pelvic examinations.
  • Prepared each patient for attending physician by obtaining vital information regarding symptoms and checking vital signs regularly.
  • Completed patient assessments; monitored vital signs and administered medications via IV as directed by Physicians.
  • Administer medication adhering to protocol; monitor vital signs and patient response; modify treatment accordingly.
  • Initiated patient contact by gathering history, vital signs and updating/reconciling medications.
  • Provided frequent patient evaluations including monitoring vital signs and perform essential procedures.
  • Monitored patient vital signs and evaluated outcomes of medical interventions.
  • Monitored vital signs, provided respiratory and ventilator management.
  • Monitor patients vital signs, adapting readily to changing situations
  • Monitor vital signs, supervised and administered patient medications.
  • Monitored dialysis patient vital signs and evaluated resulting data.
  • Monitor record and communicate vital signs as necessary.
  • Collected laboratory specimens and vital signs.
  • Monitored health status via physical assessments, vital signs, interpretation of lab values, heart monitors, and diagnostic testing.
  • Prepare and give injections and enemas, insert Foley catheter and perform wound treatment as ordered and also take vital signs.
  • Performed physical assessments, initiated IV's, monitored vital signs and cardiac rhythms, administered medications as prescribed by physicians.
  • Recorded and maintained nursing notes, treatment sheets, vital signs sheets, seizure records, and I&O sheets.
  • Collect vital signs, give medications, change diapers and linens, and when needed act as charge nurse and preceptor.
  • Provide bedside nursing care to patient including administration of medications, monitor and record vital signs, and wound care.
  • Assess vital signs, pain scores and interventions as per protocol; respond with confidence to rapidly changing patient conditions.

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10. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Work collaboratively with other multidisciplinary health care members to ensure that admission and discharge planning proceed smoothly and effectively.
  • Accomplished in outcome-based care models to promote rapid patient independence in Medicare, Medicaid and managed health care environments.
  • Planned and initiated patient/family teaching, provided essential information to promote active involvement in the health care process.
  • Participated in patient/family teaching and provided leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team.
  • Collaborated effectively with an interdisciplinary team of medical and health care professionals to improve patient outcomes.
  • Participated in discharge planning in collaboration with other health care providers and community services.
  • Provide innovative teaching focused on long-term rehabilitative and health care maintenance goals.
  • Collaborated with other health care professionals to develop protocols for taping report.
  • Collaborated with an interdisciplinary team of medical and health care professionals.
  • Educate patients/families on health care needs and medical-surgical procedures.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary health care team and supervision of staff
  • Implemented individualized treatment as directed by health care provider.
  • Educate patient/family on preventative health care measure.
  • Communicated with appropriate health care professional.
  • Planned and initiated patient and family teaching, promoting active patient involvement in health care process using a patient centered approach.
  • Perceived by other health care workers approachable when assisting in the achievement of established goals and objectives for improving clinical outcomes.
  • Collaborated nursing care with other health care team such as physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, social workers, etc.
  • Facilitate collaboration with patient, family and other members of the health care team, for instituting effective plan of care.
  • Assisted outside health care workers such as hospice nurses with care of our patients and notified hospice of decreases health status.
  • Provide nursing care to patients scheduled for treatment of illness, minor surgical procedures preventive health care and post operative care.

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11. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Perform routine procedures in accordance with established standard operating procedures for CNA education.
  • Directed multiple CNA responsibilities, Restocked medications and performed quality controls.
  • Managed CNA's and therapeutic support staff in the delivery of care to 30 residents in a specialized lock down unit.
  • Direct 3-5 CNA during shift coordinating their care, medications, treatments, and any other needs during the midnight shift.
  • Communicated with physicians, nurses, CNA's, coworkers, interdisciplinary team members and families regarding resident's clinical condition.
  • Provided Nursing care on floor and Emergency room to patients across the life span and delegating care to LVN and CNA.
  • Direct patient care, including, but not limited to: passing medications, wound care & supervision of CNA's.
  • Supervised, trained and delegated job responsibilities to a team of CNA's and Nurses with various levels of education.
  • Supervised and evaluated staff CNA's performance to ensure compliance with facility care standards and patient care policies and procedures.
  • Administer medications, medicare charting, blood sugar checks, over see CNA's and help them care for residents.
  • Provided excellent rapport with residents and families as well as delegation to CNA's specific to residents care plan.
  • Fulfilled the role of charge nurse to supervise 2/3RN's, a CNA and unit secretary on night shift.
  • Worked together with other nurses, CNA's, families, and physicians to provide quality care.
  • Administer medications and perform treatments, chart, communicate with doctors for patients, supervise CNA's.
  • Scheduled patients to each nursing team, and supervised patient care provided by nurses and CNA's.
  • Provided direction and supervision to CNA's, delegated duties effectively, and completed staff performance evaluation.
  • Participate in assigning duties and ensured the delivery of appropriate clinical care by the CNA staff.
  • Delegate assignments appropriately to CNA's byway of knowing which staff can capably handle which patients.
  • Worked closely with the Director of Resident Services managing and supervising CMA'S and CNA'S.
  • Care for 5-7 patients daily, often doing primary nursing care, sometimes with one CNA.

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12. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Conducted one-on-one meetings with individual staff members to discuss any personnel issues and provide resolutions to avoid escalation.
  • Maintain up-to-date computerized patient records and communicated relevant information to physicians, staff members and other agencies.
  • Be responsible for establishing, contributing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all staff members.
  • Document successfully and demonstrate proficient in communication between client, family and staff members.
  • Facilitated improvements in communications between staff members and enhanced reporting system.
  • Review staff members charting for appropriate documentation and education on findings.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills with staff members of various disciplines.
  • Supervised professional and ancillary staff members.
  • Accomplished liaison between the VA and MAMC staff members, with difficult patients, in the delivery of their nursing care.
  • Provide leadership and support to the staff of L &D. Mentor new staff members, accurately staff for oncoming shifts.
  • Charge nurse, oversee staffing, coordinating and assisting in the needs of the unit, patients and fellow staff members.
  • Achieved status of Clinical Nurse I and then II providing education to staff members to improve nursing care of our patients.
  • Charge RN: Coordinate staff members to ensure the flow of the patients and complete necessary paperwork for the company.
  • Functioned as a liaison for the department, with multiple opportunities to address and resolve conflicts successfully between staff members.
  • Served as Charge Nurse with direct responsibility for supervising six to eight military and civilian staff members during assigned shifts.
  • Swing shift Charge Nurse responsible for two halls with up to 36 patients as well as directing CAN staff members.
  • Dispensed medications, performed wound care, bowel care, catheter care and catheter changes, supervised CNA staff members.
  • Developed training schedule for over 100 staff members, with 97% education completion prior to deployment of bedside monitors.
  • Instructed and supervised the proper carrying out of all duties and Patient Rights by those staff members assigned to me.
  • Work as a charge nurse in a team of 6 staff members caring for 40 patients post-op and for rehabilitation.

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13. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Participated in developing and implementing individualized treatment plans with varied disciplines to modify behaviors resulting in improved life coping skills.
  • Monitored laboratory results, intake and output, actively participated in the development and implementation of patient treatment plans.
  • Gathered and documented patient data; formulated nursing diagnoses/treatment plans for patients of all ages undergoing endoscopic procedures.
  • Communicated treatment plans to school nurses and case managers, utilizing appropriate releases and protocols to ensure confidentiality.
  • Provide patient/family education regarding medical and mental health conditions, self-monitoring skills, medications and treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded medical information, and applied variety of treatment plans/programs for various conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery and minimize pain, infections and complications.
  • Worked collaboratively with doctors in determining and developing individual care/treatment plans within a recovery framework.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients upon admission and updating care plans throughout hospitalization.
  • Participated in developing individualized treatment plans as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment plan.
  • Work collaboratively with doctors for efficient patient management and delivery of optimal treatment plans.
  • Attended team meetings; utilized a multidisciplinary approach to developing and modifying treatment plans.
  • Monitored patient reactions to treatment plans and medication, carefully documenting individual progress.
  • Consulted and coordinated with interdisciplinary team members to develop and maintain treatment plans.
  • Communicated between patients and physicians to ensure patient understanding of treatment plans.
  • Supervised psychiatric technicians, administered medications, developed recovery friendly treatment plans.
  • Established detailed treatment plans and facilitated consistent interventions among all providers.
  • Participated in the development of multidisciplinary treatment plans for individual patients.
  • Provided patient education specific to terminal illness and oncology treatment plans.

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14. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Operated highly specialized equipment such as ventilators and invasive monitors while also assisting in bedside surgical procedures and conscious sedation.
  • Provide acute care for the post-operative patient recovering from anesthesia encompassing ambulatory surgical procedures, invasive and extensive surgeries.
  • Provided individual and family patient education concerning prescribed medications, surgical procedures, outcomes and obtained informed consents.
  • Adhere to standard policies and procedures for safely administrating ordered medications - Scrub/assist during general surgical procedures.
  • Worked as staff nurse for hospital offering nursing services to orthopedic patients undergoing surgical and non-surgical procedures.
  • Managed the post-operative recovery of patients receiving multiple surgical procedures including coronary artery bypass surgery.
  • Job duties: managing care for patients experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical procedures.
  • Assisted senior medical practitioners in surgical procedures that include fitting and removal of immobilization devices.
  • Performed all required preoperative assessment and testing related to surgical procedures and patient specific requirements.
  • Provide care for anesthetized patients following surgical procedures/ ambulatory in the operating room.
  • Prepare patients for surgical procedures, recover patient after vaginal and cesarean delivery.
  • Prepared patients for surgical procedures and managed care of post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Provide detailed appropriate preoperative teaching and monitoring for patients scheduled for surgical procedures.
  • Provided care for adult and pediatric patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures
  • Educate patients and family members on specific surgical procedures and post-surgical care.
  • Provided immediate post-anesthesia care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Evaluated and gathered equipment for procedures, educated patients on surgical procedures.
  • Coordinated care for outpatient procedures requiring conscious sedation and minor surgical procedures.
  • Performed patient teaching regarding surgical procedures and expected course of events.
  • Mentored new staff on surgical procedures in neurosurgery and vascular surgery.

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15. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Performed typical LPN responsibilities including observing, reporting and documenting patient activities.
  • Served as Discharge Planner for Medical/Surgical units LPN Unit Manager
  • Home Care Provided home care services through an agency as an LPN and started doing home visits as a RN.
  • Provided skilled nursing care to 20-30 clients on post-acute rehab unit, supervision of LPN and CNA staff; Medicare/Medicaid documentation
  • Supervised home Aides, LPN's and coordinated with other professional staff op ensure that optimal goals were timely.
  • Supervised LPN staff and ensured the safe delivery of patient care in the detoxification unit (40 beds).
  • Fulfilled role of charge nurse, supervising LPN, Medical assistant, and /or second RN on 11p-7a shift.
  • Complete and ensure LPN and CNA documentation of care and services rendered according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Charge Nurse- on weekends on occasion- Covering Skilled unit with, 2LPNs, 9 CNA and 60 Residents.
  • Coordinate and evaluated care delivered by dialysis technicians and certified and licensed LPN's working under my direction.
  • Delegate tasks as appropriate for RN, LPN and PCT (patient care technician) scopes of practice.
  • Oversee and direct delegation of functions of LPN's, CNA's, Monitor technicians and unit clerks.
  • Supervised and trained a staff of medical assistants, RN's, LPN's, students and residents.
  • Delegate portions of care to LPN's and Nursing Assistants in accordance with patient needs and personnel capabilities.
  • Participated in primary care nursing in conjunction with LPN's, an approach known as Modular Care.
  • Handled post-surgical and trauma cases at intermediate level, utilizing assistance of LPN's and CNA's.
  • Complete physicals with TB tests on all inmates, and assist LPN with delivery of patient care.
  • Assumed Night charge responsibilities on the medical-surgical unit, involving supervision of LPN's and nursing assistants.
  • Supervised patient care administered by RN's, LPN's and nursing aides as the charge nurse.
  • Performed patient assessment and education, developed care plans, managed staff LPNs, and shift charge.

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16. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided direct patient care medical/surgical/oncology/urology unit
  • Registered nurse on Oncology/Pulmonary Unit accountable for direct patient care and monitoring of care provided by other professional and ancillary personnel.
  • Cared for post-op and post-transplant management patients with various acute exacerbated cardiac, respiratory, metabolic, hematology and oncology-related illnesses.
  • Provided care for cardiac step down/telemetry, general medical/surgical, orthopedic and oncology patients during the journey to achieve Magnet status.
  • Provided coverage for weekend clinic at the Midtown office for administration of chemotherapy and symptom management of oncology patients.
  • Collaborate with a dynamic multidisciplinary oncology team in counseling patients and significant others on advanced directives and treatment choices.
  • Experience on Surgical, Medical, Telemetry and Oncology floors with certification in Telemetry monitoring and chemotherapy mixing/administration.
  • Direct patient care in a hospital environment with a focus on hematology/ oncology and medical surgical care patients.
  • Worked closely with adult oncology and hematology patients, directing chemotherapy treatments, both orally and intravenously.
  • Provided care for progressive care/telemetry, general medical/surgical and women's surgical, pediatric and oncology patients.
  • Administered nursing care to medical, surgical, oncology and hematology population in an inpatient setting.
  • Provided services in various units, which include Oncology, Neurological Medical, Renal-Metabolic and Medical-Respiratory.
  • Communicated with nurses and medical oncologist to provide professional nursing care in the oncology clinic.
  • Research Coordinator for Supportive Oncology Systems prospective study involving 115 subjects utilizing hand-held technology systems.
  • Administered chemotherapy infusions to inpatient oncology patients, while simultaneously managing four other complex patients.
  • Provide direct patient care to medicine and oncology patients, including administration of chemotherapy.
  • Float nurse for pediatric medical/surgical, hematology/oncology, psychiatric, and neonatal patients.
  • Involved directly and supervised direct patient care for internal medicine and oncology inpatients.
  • Provided skilled nursing care to general, hematology/oncology, and adolescent patients.
  • Maintained current knowledge of oncology nursing through participation in ongoing educational opportunities.

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17. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer medications safely as per physician orders and protocols per hospital policy and state regulatory systems.
  • Performed psychiatric assessments, closely monitoring patients, following physician orders, administering medication, and responding to emergency situations.
  • Transcribed and reviewed physician orders and assured that necessary arrangements are made with other patient care departments as ordered.
  • Performed procedures accurately, completely and safely according to established policy and procedure and physician orders.
  • Verified physician orders, ensured medication reconciliation and educated patient and family members of care changes.
  • Experienced working with medical professionals providing patient care recommendations and receiving and processing physician orders.
  • Administered Moderate sedation as per physician orders and monitor patients for complications and/or desired effects.
  • Directed quality control programs and implemented strategic care decisions which were based upon physician orders.
  • Provided daily autonomic assessments of mental behaviors, initiating, and implementing physician orders.
  • Medicated patients according to physician orders via oral/intramuscular/subcutaneous and intravenous routes and reassessed efficacy.
  • Administer cardiac drips, heparin and other anticoagulants according to physician orders and protocol.
  • Administered medications following plan of care and physician orders and applied necessary nursing interventions.
  • Administer medications and perform treatments per physician orders, document accurately and thoroughly.
  • Supervised patient activity, dispensed medication, performed medical treatments per physician orders.
  • Provided health care services to Taylor University students independently with standing physician orders.
  • Perform patient assessments, administer medications, and ensure implementation of physician orders.
  • Checked order accuracy and proper implementation of physician orders for assigned patients.
  • Administered medications/treatments based on physician orders Assisted with client in-house group sessions.
  • Execute physician orders, monitor patients recovering from mac and general anesthesia.
  • Reported any changes in patient condition or physician orders to facility supervisor.

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18. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Performed clinical procedures utilizing various invasive/non-invasive medical monitoring equipment.
  • Provided individualized care to patients through initial focused assessments, planning alongside physicians, and necessary rapid or emergent interventions.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and other health care professionals to ensure patient specific care from admission to discharge.
  • Utilize skills in diplomacy, tact, and problem solving to effectively diffuse potentially explosive situations among patients
  • Promoted positive work environment and team approach to nursing by collaborations with hospital support and ancillary personnel.
  • Administer medications, fluid therapy or appropriate treatments per physician orders, Document activity appropriately patient file.
  • Develop individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnosis with focus on improved patient outcomes.
  • Used relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with regulations and standards.
  • Maintain positive collaboration with Labor and Delivery Unit in the facilitation of patient placement and transfer.
  • Communicated effectively with all interdisciplinary team members, families and visitors to provide quality patient outcomes.
  • Provide post-operative care for patients after pulmonary vein isolation procedure for atrial fibrillation/flutter undergoing general anesthesia.
  • Trained in Epileptic Patients Monitoring and care including providing support during seizure and post seizure activity.
  • Administered both medication and treatments ensuring adherence to individual care plans and facility policy and procedure.
  • Delivered infants and provided prenatal and postpartum care and treatment under obstetrician's supervision.
  • Administered routine and emergency medication while communicating with individual physicians, and interdisciplinary team.
  • Supervised the delivery of quality nursing care to a culturally diverse long-term patient population.
  • Participate in cardiovascular department process improvement, medical rounds and specific initiatives.
  • Assist in data collection for performance improvement initiatives and research projects.
  • Worked efficiently and effectively in spite of everyday stress and interruptions.
  • Observed patient's responses to care; Provided interactive patient/family education.

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19. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Mastered clinical skills including intravenous therapy, EKG interpretations, wound care, airway management, and medication administration
  • Provide emergency medical assistance; maintain therapeutic milieu; administer medications/vaccinations; perform EKG's.
  • Perform basic EKG interpretation and intervene when necessary.
  • Skilled in EKG monitoring and intravenous medication therapy.
  • Learned telemetry/EKG interpretation during this training.
  • Arranged transportation for medical appointments, performed EKG's, pacemaker checks using telephonic device, wellness rounds with physician/nurse practitioner.
  • Care included cardiac monitoring of telemetry patients, and interpretation of basic and advanced 12-lead EKG's, and laboratory interpretations.
  • Promote health and support patients and families in coping with illnesses, skilled bedside monitoring, 12-lead EKG, and ventilators.
  • Managed ventilator dependent patients, chest tubes, EKG monitoring, IV drips, wound care, and external pacemaker monitoring.
  • Care consisted of application of vents, drips, and EKG monitoring, IV antibiotics, and related charge nurse duties.
  • Included was updating immunizations, doing EKG, referrals to specialty Nursing areas and to Primary MD for Medical referrals.
  • Assess patients' clinical conditions utilizing invasive and non-invasive monitoring equipment including CVP, EKG, SPO2, and A-line.
  • Perform preventive, therapeutic, and emergency nursing care procedures, such as telemetry monitoring and 12 lead EKG interpretation.
  • Reviewed patients' charts, ensured paperwork were completed, and EKG and other diagnostic tests completed and in chart.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, wound vac, EKG machine and feeding tubes.
  • Tracked & monitored vital signs, fluid intake & output, administered 12-Lead EKG, used bladder scanner.
  • Skilled in 12-lead EKG, cardiac monitoring, cardiac medications, and assisting with orthopedic and suturing procedures.
  • Skilled in bedside monitoring and invasive monitoring, 12-lead EKG, high frequency oscillating ventilator and Servo-I ventilator.
  • Monitored EKG and cardiac lab studies, conferred with emergency room physicians on treatments, admissions and discharges.
  • Staff Nurse responsible for patient care including assessment and charting, EKG interpretations and assisting in Medical/Surgical procedures.

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20. Pain Management

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Here's how Pain Management is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Executed pain management and detoxification procedures for patients under the supervision of the Medical doctor and other medical support staff.
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit including assessment of respiratory status, neurological status, pain management and generalized well-being of patient.
  • Served as Hospice RN, visiting patients with terminal illnesses requiring extensive pain management/palliative care, clinical/emotional support.
  • Assisted physicians with pain management, educated patients on health improvement, medications and overall health management.
  • Conducted educational in-services to staff on pain management for geriatric patients and use of oxygen delivery devices.
  • Administered medication orally and intravenously, including conscious sedation, pain management, and blood transfusion.
  • Educated patients on various surgical procedures including corresponding pain management, medications, and self-care instructions.
  • Provided post-operative care to orthopedic patients with a focus on safety and pain management techniques.
  • Included management of conscious sedation patient during pain management procedures as well as post-procedural recovery.
  • Assessed pain management and changes in status, applying appropriate intervention with notification protocol.
  • Handled crisis care including pain management, terminal agitation, and acute respiratory distress.
  • Educated patients regarding clinical procedures, medication, post-operative care, and pain management.
  • Provided patient education focused on pain management, medications and recognition of complications.
  • Pain management advocacy and assessment related to chemotherapy side effects and disease processes.
  • Provided patient teaching on the therapeutic use of pharmacological and alternative pain management.
  • Assisted Anesthesiologists in conducting pain management to spinal/ epidural and blood patch.
  • Managed patients' pain, by continually re-evaluating pain management regimens.
  • Assisted anesthesiologist in performing pain management injections including operating the C-arm.
  • Implement pain management plan to geriatric oncology and rehabilitation client.
  • Performed total infusion chemotherapy, antibiotic and pain management therapies.

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21. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided medical-surgical nursing care which included medication administration, supplemental nourishment, skin/wound care, oxygen therapy and IV infusion therapy.
  • Performed general nursing responsibilities, including assessments medication administration, admissions and discharges, plan of care development and patient/family education.
  • Documented medication administration and outcomes; ensured all processes were carried out in compliance with established hospital guidelines and industry regulations.
  • Trained new staff and residents on clinical operations, intervention, medication administration and emergency situations required by company policy.
  • Preformed competent and dignified patient assessment, safe oral and intravenous medication administration and clinical procedures as directed.
  • Participate in discharge planning including teaching family members and patients wound care and medication administration process after discharge.
  • Experienced at peripheral IV insertions and maintaining site, central line management, medication administration and dosage calculations.
  • Manage pain level to ensure optimum comfort in patients through pain medication administration or through non-medical pain relief measures
  • Monitored their overall performance, medication administration and interaction with clients having a wide range of disorders.
  • Documented medication administration in computer system, as well as admission profile and completion of physician orders.
  • Provided total patient care including medication administration in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Charge nurse responsibilities (chart review, staffing) Night shift patient monitoring Blood glucose monitoring Medication administration
  • General duties included medication administration, treatments, intravenous management, blood transfusions, chemotherapy and charting.
  • Fast Track and Emergency Room responsibilities included patient care assessments, treatments, medication administration and education.
  • Performed various methods of medication administration, dressing changes, data interpretation and analysis, and assessment.
  • Team nursing, medication administration, patient/family education, IV's, monitoring and ventilation responsibilities.
  • Skilled nursing care including medication administration, wound care, assessment and documentation, respiratory care.
  • Monitored patient's reactions to rehabilitation as well as direct nursing care, medication administration.
  • Conferred with various pharmacies on prescribed medications and conferred with primary physicians with medication administration.
  • Educate patients and families members on appropriate after-discharge care, including medication administration and treatments.

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22. Acls

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Here's how Acls is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Maintained ACLS Instructor status implemented and initiated regularly scheduled mock codes.
  • Performed therapeutic nursing interventions: PAL protocol ACLS protocol Trauma Injury
  • Certified in Basic Coronary Care/Telemetry and ACLS.
  • Intervened in life-threatening situations utilizing ACLS protocols.
  • Maintained ongoing educational and ACLS certification.
  • Practice requirements included BCLS/ACLS certifications.
  • Assisted in the orientation of newly assigned ICU personnel, Received certification as ACLS Provider and Certified as an ACLS Instructor.
  • Stabilize patients in crisis using BLS, PALS and ACLS protocols, including motor vehicle accidents, gunshot and stab wounds.
  • Administrated various cardiac intravenous drips and providing emergent cardiac care according to Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) guidelines.
  • Obtained ACLS, EKG interpretation, and IV initiation certification, during this time, which has since expired.
  • Stabilized patients using ACLS and BLS protocols and transferred patients for higher level of care according to EMTALA regulations.
  • Manage patients through collaboration with team, assessment, ACLS protocols, evaluate physiological or psych-social needs, IV therapy
  • Performed therapeutic nursing interventions: As ordered by the trauma surgeon consistent with: Trauma injury ACLS protocol PAL protocol
  • Respond to Codes: code blue following standards of ACLS, code stroke, code sepsis and rapid response.
  • Developed skills related to ACLS/PALS, including triage, maintenance of ventilator patients and assisting physicians in procedures.
  • Utilized clinical skills to identify changes in patient status and functioned independently according to ACLS and hospital standards.
  • Set up and calibration of a disposable transducer system, use of external defibrillators and ACLS algorithm.
  • Provide educational programs such as ACLS, critical care classes, IV training, and telemetry training.
  • Nominated to complete the EP ACLS instructor certification, and will attend the next available class.
  • Team Leader, BLS, ACLS, PALS, Adult Dependent Abuse certification, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

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23. Primary Care Services

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Here's how Primary Care Services is used in Staff 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.
  • Provided primary care services to long term care resident in a rehab facility.
  • Provide primary care services during transport on various fixed wing aircraft.
  • Invited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to present a lecture regarding best practices for contracting for primary care services.

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24. Pacu

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Here's how Pacu is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Utilized previous PACU experience for inpatient setting and ambulatory surgical patients with additional experience in Endoscopy and ENT, including pediatric ages
  • Developed a preliminary flow sheet focused on improving communication between PACU and Ambulatory Surgery Nurses
  • Facilitated Phase II recovery of surgical patients on Same Day Surgery Unit and Phase I recovery of surgical patients in PACU.
  • Recovered adult and pediatric patients from open heart surgery and various surgical procedures in the Cardiovascular Special Care Unit and PACU.
  • Recovered patients from general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, MAC, and blocks post-surgical procedures in the PACU and post-angioplasty unit.
  • Rotated to Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) with basic monitoring devices providing patients' immediate post-op monitoring and care.
  • Worked in PACU PRN supporting five outpatient clinical and an eight suite operating room averaging 350 surgical cases per month.
  • Worked at USC Trauma Center as an ED nurse and at Moreno Valley Hospital in PACU for over 1 year.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients in a variety of settings with an emphasis in critical care and PACU settings.
  • Meet and exceed established guidelines and requirements for PACU care, including length of stay goal of 60-90 minutes.
  • Prepared patients for C-sections, cared for newborns in OR, acted as PACU nurse recovering patients s/p C-sections.
  • Perform direct patient care to patients recovering from surgical procedures as a Registered Nurse in a 12 bed PACU.
  • Worked in a variety of staff position in Medical/ Surgical, ICU/CCU, Telemetry, OR, PACU, ED
  • Charge nurse of the second shift of a 5 room surgical department (including PACU and Sterile Processing).
  • Managed and further helped stabilize elective and urgent care surgical patients in their post-operative/post PACU admission to the floor.
  • Chair of PACU quality assurance program - identified and evaluated problems; reported to the house CQI council.
  • Selected as Preceptor for the PACU Department and coordinated in-service education and JCAHO compliance training for the PACU.
  • Provided comprehensive nursing care to infants and small children on pediatric floor, PACU and labor room.
  • Provided continuing educational program for ICU, PACU, OR, ER and other special procedure units.
  • Assisted in constructing forms and processes within the hospital such as patient flow through the PACU.

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25. Disease Process

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Here's how Disease Process is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Educated patients on disease processes, medications, and medical/nursing interventions while establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with family members.
  • Case management of geriatric population rendering wound care, IVs, disease process/med/diet and procedure education to patients and caregivers
  • Participated in unit education opportunities, specific to critical care, advanced disease processes, and cardiac monitoring.
  • Researched clinical practice guidelines for disease processes and helped implement therapy regimens based off evidence based research.
  • Developed patient focused relationships and educated patient/family on their disease process and medication mechanism of actions.
  • Initial assessments and continuous evaluations of different disease processes of a patient alongside constant computer charting.
  • Provided patient education related to disease process, medications administered infusion procedures and side effects.
  • Provided patient and family members with education related to disease processes and treatment protocols.
  • Monitored the moderate acuity patient suffering from cardiovascular complications, or chronic disease processes.
  • Provided care that included instruction, compliance and physical assessment within individual disease processes.
  • Provide thorough patient education concerning care, disease process, and medication administration.
  • Educated patients regarding disease process, medication regimen and compliance as necessary.
  • Provide education to patients and families regarding disease process and/or condition.
  • Administered comprehensive care of long-term patients with acute and chronic disease processes
  • Demonstrated proficiency in patient/family teaching on numerous cardiac disease processes.
  • Provide patient and family education concerning disease process and management.
  • Provide inmate education regarding disease processes and medications.
  • Supervised and counseled patients on specific disease processes.
  • Educate patients/family regarding medications and disease process.
  • Performed patient education relating to disease process.

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26. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Involved in patient classification Attend and stabilize high-risk neonates at delivery Perform PICC insertions Perform Neonatal Transport
  • Administered IV/PICC line medications and performed accurate charting procedures.
  • Specialized in inserting Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) and in vascular access for patients requiring long-term infusion therapy.
  • Insert IV's, manage PICC, central lines and other vascular access sites; administer blood products and TPN.
  • Provided direct patient care to patients with PICC lines, NGT, PEG tube feeding and administered medications via IV.
  • Experienced with Infusion therapy via PICC line and peripheral line, Wound Vac, PEG tube, and Foley catheter.
  • Carry out treatments and other procedures required, administer medications, IV infusions, PICC line infusions and care.
  • Managed care of patients with PICC lines, PAC lines, A-Lines to better able to monitor their care.
  • Administered oral and intramuscular and subcutaneous medications, IV medications, IV push, PICC lines, and Port-A-Cath.
  • Inserted IV's on adult and pediatric services; towards end of tenure received training in PICC insertions.
  • Handle IV insertion and care, and blood drawings from peripheral PICC, central and portal catheter lines.
  • Provided wound care, PICC line and IV therapies, EKG monitoring and lab draws as needed.
  • Administer medications through various routes including PICC, TPN, GTUBE/J-TUBE, PO Admits and discharges residents.
  • Screened patients for bedside PICC line insertions; verified informed consents, discussed risks and options.
  • Administered medications via oral, IM, IV, SQ, PICC line and inhalation route.
  • Helped with bedside procedures including: spinal tap, PICC line insertion, chest tube insertion.
  • Assisted in the insertion of PICC lines, performed central line dressing changes and blood draws.
  • Performed wound care, PICC line care, pin care, and staple and suture removal.
  • Maintained PICC lines, initiated IV fluids, and medications in the patient's home setting.
  • Educated patients and families, attended intravenous in-service training on IV and PICC line management.

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27. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Selected to serve as an infection control coordinator- facilitated and organized meetings with ward managers to ensure infection control policy compliance.
  • Performed surgical site infection surveillance, writing and revising of infection control policies, new staff orientation, mandatory in-service administration.
  • Complied with regulatory requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices and other established practice standards, policies and procedures.
  • Provided quality nursing care by practicing infection control, providing medication at scheduled times, and using appropriate time-management skills.
  • Provide education to patients and families about disease management, infection control, diet and nutritional needs and medication administration.
  • Selected to serve as Infection Control Coordinator, maintaining tuberculosis and hepatitis standards and conducted screenings and preventive activities.
  • Follow and enforce established policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Implement facility policies which include understanding resident rights, confidentiality, infection control, safety and accident prevention.
  • Support and enforce infection control practices by practicing standard transmission precautions and consistent use of personal protective equipment.
  • Performed medication administration, infection control standard precautions, bone density exams, urinalysis culture and sensitivity exams.
  • Conduct Infection Control environmental audits and dressing change audits as directed and initiate corrective education/action with staff.
  • Conducted infection control and clinical practice monitoring on catheter patients to ensure adherence to clinical standards.
  • Participated on multiple interdisciplinary committees such as Customer Satisfaction, Nursing Documentation, and Infection Control.
  • Participated in evaluation of environmental safety standards on the nursing unit namely infection control, emergencies.
  • Educated patient/caregiver in management of disease process, health promotion activities, medications and infection control.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of infection control policies and utilized available resources and made referral to other departments.
  • Maintained a safe environment for patients by adhering to infection control requirements and safety regulations.
  • Participate in infection control plan, recording medications from pharmacy including emergency drugs as needed.
  • Contributed to unit education, infection control and process improvement on a consistent basis.
  • Monitored infection control and 100% compliance to safety regulations ensuring zero incidents.

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28. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Specialized in Medical-Surgical Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics Renal/Urology.
  • Head Nurse-Pediatrics Assistant Head Nurse-Pediatrics Nursing Operations Analyst Supplemental Staff in IV Therapy & Same Day Surgery
  • Provided quality nursing care to a wide variety of medical/surgical patients including geriatrics and pediatrics.
  • Provided care to the outpatient community clinics including Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Internal Medicine.
  • Ensured delivery of quality nursing care to numerous medical/surgical patients including geriatrics and pediatrics.
  • Assisted general surgery, gynecological surgery, internal medicine pediatrics and an orthopedics patients.
  • Assisted physicians with pediatric evaluations and immunizations in the clinics Pediatrics Department.
  • Supervised Health care provided to patients on Medical-Surgical, Pediatrics and Maternity Units
  • Performed duties on an inpatient rehabilitation unit specializing in pediatrics with head trauma
  • Worked extensively providing medical assistance in the Pediatrics and Medical/Surgical areas.
  • Direct patient care in pediatrics/OB-GYN/internal medicine departments.
  • Floated regularly to newborn nursery and pediatrics.
  • Developed computerized order sets for Pediatrics.
  • Contract, staff relief and shift work for facilities in specialty areas including behavioral Health, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Mother/Baby.
  • Worked as an RN providing bedside care, treatment and clinical documentation for patients in OBGYN, pediatrics and nursery floors.
  • Worked in multiple areas of the hospital including Medical, Surgical, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Nursery Telemetry and Home Care.
  • Received experience on medical-surgical unit, postpartum and normal newborn care, pediatrics, ER, detox, and cardiac care.
  • Float Staff Nurse for the Mother-Baby, Pediatrics, Special Care Nursery (Level 2), LDRP and Gynecology units.
  • Provided client care on a number of different units; including oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, neurology, and medical/surgical.
  • Performed primary care nursing for the following types of patients: oncology, pulmonary, adult critical care and general pediatrics.

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29. Bed Unit

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Here's how Bed Unit is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • 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.
  • Scheduled, coordinated and delivered patient care for pediatric to geriatric patients, including maternity nursing within a 150 bed units.
  • Assigned and directed 7 RN's and 2-3 patient care assistants to monitor and provide care on a 22 bed unit.
  • Gained experience as a staff nurse serving an adult psychiatric population on a 30-bed unit in an acute inpatient hospital setting.
  • Scheduled, coordinated, and delivered patient care to medical (w surgical overflow) patients within a 40 bed unit.
  • Oversee a 22 bed unit, follow up with other shifts to maintain level of care as ordered by physicians.
  • Serve as Charge Nurse on a sub-acute /rehabilitation unit providing total patient care on a 40 to 50 bed unit.
  • Assumed position of charge nurse on a rotating basis, for the coordination of care in an eight bed unit.
  • Maintain high quality care to short & long term patients in a skilled nursing facility on a 24 bed unit.
  • Implement patient care for up to 4 patients per section & 9 with an LVN on a 34-bed unit.
  • Acted as charge nurse on the Telemetry Unit; overseeing care of patients in a 28 monitored bed unit.
  • Provided direct care to patients while also supervising registered nurses and patient care technicians on a 30 bed unit.
  • Registered nurse on an oncology-hematology and medical/surgical 25-bed unit with 12 telemetry beds on 4B at The Miriam Hospital.
  • Provided care to both the young adult -geriatric patients in acute care or Rehab settings on a 20-bed unit.
  • Charged over 20 bed unit providing care to pediatric and Obstetrics/gynecology patients as well as medical and surgical patients.
  • Performed a comprehensive range of clinical functions on a 30 bed unit in a long term care facility.
  • Gained experience with Cardiac, Renal, Pulmonary, GI, and post-CABG patients on 30 bed unit.

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30. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • 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.
  • Administer medications via oral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous routes including blood products and Magnesium Sulfate.
  • Administered blood and blood products, intravenous antibiotics, chemotherapy, immune globulin and other intravenous medications.
  • Administered intravenous fluids/medications, blood products, and prescribed oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications.
  • Performed wound-care and physical assessments; administered medications, blood products and inserted Foley Catheter.
  • Infused blood products according to physician parameters, also infused experimental doses of chemotherapy.
  • Administered chemotherapeutic agents and blood products on a routine basis Performed palliative care measures.
  • Developed and formulated patient/family plan of care, administered medications and blood products.
  • Worked in outpatient oncology clinic administering and mixing chemotherapy and administering blood products.
  • Administer oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous medications, chemotherapy and blood products.
  • Administered chemotherapeutic protocols and blood products, and provided end-of-life care.
  • Determined donor eligibility accurately to provide safe blood products for recipients.
  • Administered blood and blood products as mandated by institutional policy.
  • Administered chemotherapy and blood products, and assisted physician with procedures
  • Administer medications, blood products, chemotherapy and bio-therapeutic agents.
  • Administered anti-arrhythmic, pulmonary hypertension medication, and blood products.
  • Administered chemotherapy, blood products, and adjunct intravenous therapy.
  • Monitored post-op patients and initiated/monitored transfusion of blood products.
  • Administered chemotherapy agents and blood products per protocol.

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31. Conscious Sedation

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Here's how Conscious Sedation is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Administer conscious sedation to patients and aggressively monitor these patients for acute changes in cardiopulmonary, respiratory, and neurological systems.
  • Mentored new staff in procedure protocols Assisted with Endoscopy procedures Administered conscious sedation, including monitoring and recovery of patients G.I.
  • Performed conscious sedation techniques and monitoring using imaging guidance during biopsy, abscess drainage and tumor ablation procedures.
  • Performed as a Special Procedures Nurse for Radiology performing conscious sedation and assisted with various invasive procedures.
  • Adhered to standard policies and procedures for safely administrating ordered medication and monitoring patients receiving conscious sedation.
  • Pain management procedure circulation, including preparing trays, assisting in procedure and implementing conscious sedation.
  • Assessed patients, documented, prepared equipment for special procedures and administered/monitored conscious sedation as needed.
  • Perform and assist anesthesia with administration of conscious sedation and monitoring of general sedation cases.
  • Care also included intravenous medication management as well as bed side procedure under conscious sedation.
  • Leveraged excellent attention to detail in monitoring and caring for individuals during conscious sedation.
  • Prepared patients for emergency procedures followed through with care; including conscious sedation protocols.
  • Circulate in cardiac case; includes providing conscious sedation and administering cardiac medications.
  • Performed conscious sedation, computerized documentation, room circulation and procedure prep duties.
  • Moderate conscious sedation with anesthetic agents under the supervision of a Medical Provider.
  • Educated patients of expectations of endoscopic procedures and provided conscious sedation for procedure.
  • Administered conscious sedation and performed patient monitoring during invasive, vascular radiology procedures.
  • Performed intravenous conscious sedation for these procedures while working closely with attending physicians.
  • Assisted physician with urology procedures and management of conscious sedation of patient.
  • Management/provided care for patient receiving conscious sedation with knowledge of reversal agents.
  • Admitted, recovered and discharged patients after conscious sedation and general anesthesia.

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32. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Conduct on-site reviews in delegated hospitals of medical records to determine validity and justification of certification for admissions and stays.
  • Performed patient histories and physical examinations under physician supervision; evaluates results and monitors treatment plans and maintains medical records.
  • Maintained essential documentation and medical records in accordance with regulatory guidelines, including monthly summaries and daily shift reports.
  • Alerted supervisor about problem cases maintained accurate medical records provided health care education for both inmates and correctional staff.
  • Evaluated and initiated care when appropriate via physical examination, stated medical history, and medical records.
  • Maintained and reviewed timely and accurate documentation of medical records for proper documentation for compliance to JCAHO.
  • Assisted Clinical Manager with Anemia Management, Vaccination Management, and conducted monthly Medical Records Audits.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of medical treatments, documented nursing procedures, and maintained accurate medical records.
  • Completed medical records including auditing of accuracy for financial reimbursement from Medicaid/Medicare and private insurance.
  • Provided patient education and administered medications; completed accurate documentation and review of medical records.
  • Learned and used a variety of electronic information applications and software programs including electronic medical records
  • Maintained and provided record review for medical/insurance purposes and audited medical records/ medication charts.
  • Provided nurse coverage for medical/surgical/psychiatric units at Ellis Hospital Chart audits and medical records review
  • Facilitated and coordinated the implementation of an electronic medical records system throughout the hospital.
  • Assisted physicians, performing nursing assessments and documenting patient histories in electronic medical records.
  • Audited patient medical records daily to ensure completeness of documentation of treatment received.
  • Ensured accuracy and patient confidentiality by executing documentation and maintenance of medical records.
  • Maintained medical records, medication administration records and receiving and compiling all medications.
  • Maintained accurate and updated medical records in accordance to state requirements and policies.
  • Maintained continuity of nursing teams by accurate and complete documentation in medical records.

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33. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Delivered patient/family education in CPR, crisis intervention and physiological warning signs; assisted with discharge planning and community resource coordination
  • Initiated/assisted with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency procedures, to include receiving ambulance and giving report.
  • Performed CPR and administered emergency drugs during Codes correctly and effectively, when necessary.
  • Started pediatric program Crossed trained SVH Cancer Treatment Center Certified Lactation Consultant training CPR instructor
  • Provided educational teaching to new parents including assistance with CPR training and medication administration.
  • Assist during Cardiopulmonary resuscitation with CPR, medication administration and monitoring vital signs.
  • Delivered patient/family education in CPR, crisis intervention and physiological warning signs.
  • Participate in or initiates CPR and codes accurately and effectively.
  • Ensured staff maintained CPR certification by personally administering CPR instruction.
  • Participated in education/certification of CPR for employees.
  • Perform CPR accurately and effectively.
  • Perform CPR during cardiac/respiratory emergencies.
  • Reacted effectively in emergency situations, demonstrating sound decision making that helped save patients' lives (CPR and defibrillators).
  • Responded to emergent situations such as code blues and performed CPR along with pushing high-risk medications in accordance to ACLS protocol.
  • Started IV's, dressing changes, CPR, administering medications, monitoring vital signs, changes in patient's condition.
  • Initiated rapid response team with CPR in emergent situations with collaboration of 9-1-1 and the local police department per policy.
  • Train staff at group homes and the ICC; verify that CPR, annual physical exams other credentials are updated.
  • Respond to emergent situations such as CPR; disaster call in the unit in an appropriate and effective manner.
  • Provide discharge teaching to families regarding newborn care, administration of medications, infant safety, and CPR review.
  • Performed glucose monitoring, twenty-four hour medication record checks and certification, CPR training and readiness with annual evaluations.

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34. BLS

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Here's how BLS is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Maintain unit deployment readiness by ensuring current unit BLS certifications.
  • Maintained certification as BLS instructor and Lactation Counselor.
  • Maintained certification in BLS/ACLS throughout employment.
  • Burn unit, adults and pediatrics ABLS certified ENPC certified CPN certified Will take the test in 3 months for the PCCN
  • Certified as a progressive care nurse through AACN (PCCN), with capability in Red Cross Provider BLS and ACLS.
  • Insert IVs, collect needed lab specimens, apply hospital protocol and standing orders and utilize BLS/ACLS knowledge during code situations.
  • Participated in care for hospitalized individuals across the life span in Critical Access Hospital - BLS, ACLS, Certified mentor.
  • Worked as a Registered Nurse on a Specialty Care Transport Unit * Responded to emergency ALS or BLS calls when assigned
  • Maintained current required certifications including PR, AED, BLS, ACLS, NRP, and AWOHN fetal heart monitor.
  • Have OR scrub capabilities; BLS Instructor; Selected and participated in several Professional Nurse Development and unit specific programs.
  • Provided new and renewal BLS to employees, physicians, and community (Churches and The Houston Blind Society).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the safe administration of emergency drugs, equipment, and procedures according to BLS and NRP.
  • LICENSE & CERTIFICATION State of New Jersey, Active State of Connecticut, Active BLS certified through American Heart Association
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support.
  • Led community education programs (smoking cessation, stress management, childbirth education, BLS, Safe Sitter).
  • Ensured that training was up to date to all staff BLS, and ACLS and required yearly training.
  • Certified in ACLS and BLS, and proceeded to become an instructor in each of these disciplines.
  • Maintain continuing education requirements and licenses to include BLS, PALS, NRP, and ACLS.
  • License and Certification: BLS/ACLS RN License in New York State LPN license in New York State
  • Certified to teach CNA classes, BLS AHA CPR and train non-nursing staff to feed residents.

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35. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Implemented required care and extended assistance in the area of daily disorder/disease management through education and application of simplified coping mechanisms.
  • Evaluated the performance of staff both formally and informally including providing disciplinary action in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Collaborated with multiple interdisciplinary groups including Therapy, Chaplin, Social Work, community resources to improve patient outcomes.
  • Assessed and treated memory impaired residents Performed treatment to extensive types of wounds Interdisciplinary collaboration for resident plan of care
  • Coordinated and conducted rigorous monitoring of patients, checking and recording vitals and ensuring that patient comfort was optimized.
  • Integrated and applied pertinent aspects of the medical center's performance improvement program into professional practices.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures designed to improve operational efficiency.
  • Aided in the collection of patient outcome data for quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Recommended structural improvements to improve patient safety, which also resulted in better patient satisfaction.
  • Assisted in concurrent chart reviews and unit based improvement projects as delegated by management.
  • Monitored patients receiving chemotherapy and blood products and implemented orders pertaining to their care.
  • Trained and managed Dialysis Technicians and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Participated with development and implementation of department policies/procedures, and QA/QI activities.
  • Participated in departmental projects such as QI and other process improvement activities.
  • Developed audit tools to monitor quality benchmarks to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Participated in professional organizations and continuing education to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Implement physician's orders via computerized order entry and documented per policy.
  • Lead the implementation of behavior management programs and ensured consistent carry-through.
  • Assisted Nurse Manager with innovative ideas to reduce department overtime budget.
  • Participated in computer physician order entry implementation as a super user.

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36. Discharge Instructions

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Here's how Discharge Instructions is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Ensured appropriate recovery time post procedures and education of patient and family on discharge instructions to ensure patient safety post procedure.
  • Exhibited effective communication and interpersonal skills with patients, families and physicians during assessments, coordinating transfers and providing discharge instructions.
  • Performed admission assessments, medication reconciliations, discharge instructions and teaching, monitoring of patients, communicates and consults other departments.
  • Provide discharge instructions, verbal and written as needed while considering patient level of education and socioeconomic conditions.
  • Promoted health education for patients and family including discharge instructions, medications, and post-operative care.
  • Provided comprehensive patient and family education around procedures, medications, and discharge instructions.
  • Recovered and discharged patients once recovery was completed, and gave post procedure/discharge instructions.
  • Educate patient and care taker on discharge instructions ensuring understanding of post-operative care.
  • Monitored and assessed outpatient and post-op patients giving discharge instructions and patient teaching.
  • Provide extensive patient education and discharge instructions regarding chemotherapy and the transplant process.
  • Provided effective patient/family education based on individual learning needs and provided discharge instructions.
  • Assessed patient/family needs and provided education about various disease processes and discharge instructions.
  • Initiate patient education for inpatient populations and discharge instructions for outpatient surgery patients.
  • Educate patients about discharge instructions and community resources available upon discharge.
  • Educate Patients & families regarding diagnosis and disease processes/explaining discharge instructions.
  • Give patient and family discharge instructions and any necessary follow-up appointments.
  • Conveyed clear and concise discharge instructions necessary for optimal recovery.
  • Developed patient satisfaction surveys, and unit specific discharge instructions.
  • Initiated patient teaching including discharge instructions and cardiac risk modification.
  • Provided education to patients and family regarding prep instructions/discharge instructions.

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37. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Cared for adult women with varying degrees of developmental disability, secondary diagnoses included behavioral issues and early-onset Alzheimer's.
  • Supervised a 180 bed facility including residents in long-term care, sub-acute, rehabilitation and Alzheimer's/dementia units.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and supervision for patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Provided care to residents with complex diagnoses including Alzheimer's disease and cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia/Alzheimer's and their families.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support to patients and families with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted living facility for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
  • Supervised locked Alzheimer's Unit, and three geriatric units, formulating patient care assignments for LPN's and CNA's.
  • Coordinate and provide direct care to clients with developmental disabilities, Alzheimer as well as Adults and Adolescents with psychiatric diagnosis.
  • Facilitate care for a broad spectrum of psychiatric patients (ETOH, drug, suicide, Alzheimer's and dementia).
  • Direct patient care, providing medication pass, assessments, and health maintenance a secure resident environment for Alzheimer's facility.
  • Provided direct nursing care to sub-acute patients and long-term care residents, including those with Alzheimer's Disease and behavioral issues.
  • Provided training to new staff members as well as specialized Alzheimer in-service education meetings per DON request on a monthly basis.
  • Staffed the South Facility Alzheimer's unit when it opened in 1997 in addition to my work at the East facility.
  • Moved from LPN to RN with this organization, caring for the entertainment community in a 15 bed Alzheimer/Dementia unit.
  • Care for long-term patients at assisted living and nursing homes as well as Alzheimer units in the Chicago metropolitan area.
  • Created policies/procedures in compliance with Illinois State Regulations, establishing an Alzheimer's Unit and recognition as a 5-star facility.
  • Care for the needs of patients with Alzheimer's disease, Cancer, Post-op patients, Diabetic patients, etc.
  • Provided care for patients in the orthopedic rehab and assisted with patient in the Alzheimer's and dementia unit.
  • Provided care to patients with various health issues, ranging from Alzheimer's/Dementia, post-op, to patients on ventilators.

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38. GI

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Here's how GI is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Determine immediate deterioration of status of neurologically unstable patients that are deemed stable to Intermediate and Critical.
  • Care of post-surgical patients Proficient in diabetes teaching and management Patient and family health maintenance education
  • Communicate between multidisciplinary team and ensured the efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Utilize advance assessment skills to detect and aggressively intervene in rapidly changing patient conditions.
  • Provide care for patients with Orthopedic, medical/surgical and neurological conditions.
  • Direct stabilization and care of post surgery patients emerging from anesthesia.
  • Provision of professional nursing services to a general medical/surgical patient population.
  • Provision of professional nursing services to an orthopedic surgical patient population.
  • Assist in cleaning and processing of surgical instrumentation as necessary.
  • Supervised Medical/Surgical Unit nursing staff, including new employee orientation.
  • Provided care for the medically complicated and post-surgical adult patient.
  • Provided necessary health education and training for patients and caregivers.
  • Assisted doctors in examination, medical and surgical procedures.
  • Monitor patients with continuous bladder irrigation for urological patients.
  • Prepare induced patient for surgical procedure as appropriate.
  • Case management of oncology patients of specialty oncologist.
  • Provided primary Nursing care on medical/surgical unit.
  • Supervised 20 employees- Registered Nurses and Paramedics.
  • Staff nurse on a fast paced renal/oncology/medical/surgical unit
  • Provide nursing care for Medical/Surgical patients.

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39. Medical Care

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Here's how Medical Care is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided specialized nursing and medical care in 12-bed unit for anesthetized patients following surgical procedures in the operating room.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance, oversight, supervision and evaluation of consumers to guarantee regulatory compliance and quality medical care.
  • Provided medical care including changing dressings, collecting specimens, monitoring medication and medical equipment in use.
  • Staff nurse for rehab patients/medical patients admitted for medical care and rehabilitation in a hospital setting.
  • Provided skilled nursing care to patients undergoing orthopedic and neurological procedures, requiring in-patient medical care.
  • Provided comprehensive medical care and emotional support to patients with various psychiatric illnesses and cognitive impairments.
  • Provide continuity in medical care, including utilization management, transfer coordination and discharge planning.
  • Trained paramedics in an in-service training program for licensed and newly licensed emergency medical care
  • Provide emergency medical care to critically ill patients within a 46-bed Emergency Services Department.
  • Provided medical care to approximately 120 inmates incarcerated at the Laramie County Detention Center.
  • Worked in county jail system providing emergent and routine medical care to incarcerated individuals.
  • Provide comprehensive assessment and medical care to moderately ill patients with various diagnoses.
  • Provide medical care and treatment to patients with complications during pregnancy requiring hospitalization.
  • Monitored medical care for Geriatric patients and coordinated and performed personal care.
  • Conduct initial examination of obstetrical patient and provide medical care and treatment.
  • Provide medical care and treatment to obstetrical patients including complications during pregnancy.
  • Monitored general condition closely to ensure proper medical care in healing process.
  • Delivered nursing care services within a critical and medical care environment.
  • Provide specialized extensive nursing and medical care following cardiac surgical procedures.
  • Provided direct patient medical care within a skilled rehabilitation environment.

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40. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided primary nursing care for infant and toddlers on an acute medical-surgical unit, including patient education and emotional support.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to provide medical support, chemotherapy administration, and emotional support for patients and families.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and family members during diagnosis of disease, terminal illness and emergency situations.
  • Developed strong therapeutic communication and interpersonal skills to provide emotional support to patients and their families.
  • Provided extensive education and emotional support to patient families regarding disease processes and patient care.
  • Coordinated and implemented patient care plans, educated patients and provided emotional support to families.
  • Provided emotional support and counseling for patients and families, including discharge education and instructions.
  • Provide educational teaching health issues while offering emotional support and recommending valuable community resources.
  • Provide behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with varying degrees of complex psychiatric issues.
  • Provide compassionate physical, psychological, and emotional support to patients struggling with addiction.
  • Provided anticipatory guidance and emotional support for individuals and families experiencing a pregnancy loss.
  • Provided patients with accurate and punctual medication administration, patient teaching and emotional support.
  • Administered medications and chemotherapy, provided emotional support to the patients and their families.
  • Provided culturally sensitive teaching and emotional support to families from a diverse population.
  • Performed crisis intervention; offered therapeutic assistance and emotional support in safe environment.
  • Provide behavioral/emotional support and supervision for patients and families on acute care units.
  • Provided emotional support and ongoing education pertaining to care to patient and family.
  • Provided comprehensive medical and emotional support to patients undergoing various diagnoses and procedures.
  • Provided comprehensive medical and emotional support to critically ill patients with varying diagnoses.
  • Offered emotional support and assisted families in sustaining rewarding relationships with patients.

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41. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Administer medications, IV therapy, cardiac monitoring, pain assessment, perform EKG's, and drawing blood.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures such as skin testing, pulmonary function testing, and drawing blood for laboratory testing.
  • Staff nurse/Charge nurse administering IV Chemotherapy, Antibiotics, Blood products, drawing blood, assessing the patient.
  • Blood work, which consisted of drawing blood for lab values, blood cultures and obtaining results.
  • Assisted in research for HIV Positive in our Clients by data collection, drawing blood per guidelines.
  • Administered basic nursing care to all patients by checking vitals, drawing blood, giving injections.
  • Worked in the infusion center drawing blood, giving infusions and observing patients for reactions.
  • Skilled in running IV medication with five rights of medication, drawing blood samples.
  • Performed EKG monitoring as well as drawing blood for emergency lab work.
  • Skilled in drawing blood on adult and pediatric patients.
  • Ease in drawing blood, ABG's.
  • Educated patients about the signs and symptoms of various diseases & drugs Performing 12 lead EKG & interpretation, drawing blood.
  • Set up and assist in minor procedures, lacerationssuturing, drawing blood, and starting IV's.
  • Prepared patients for surgery-drawing blood, starting IV's, doing 12 lead EKGs.
  • Assist MD with drawing blood, give immunizations and PPDs.
  • Body Assessments *Performing Nursing Functions Drawing blood, Starting IVs Im injections Administering tube feedings, inserting N/G tubes and urinary catheters

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42. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Delivered medications and performed treatments, Neurological observations and G-Tube feedings according to MD orders.
  • Administered respiratory treatments and tube feedings to some individuals.
  • Provided tube feedings as ordered according to established policies.
  • Maintained NG tube feedings and photo-therapy
  • Pass medication, Wound Care, Admits, Tube Feedings, Task delegation, IV drug therapy, Tracheotomy care.
  • Rounded with Physician, passed medications, daily assessments, wound care (if needed), and administered tube feedings
  • Supervised CNA's, passed medications, handled codes, charted, tube feedings, wound vacs, admissions.
  • Peg tube feedings, diabetic care, wound care, Pass Medications as needed, supervise staff, hospice care
  • Initiated IVs, maintained CVP and PICC lines, managed wounds, tube feedings, suctioning and general nursing.
  • Brief care was given over several months to a client which required colostomy care and tube feedings as well.
  • Performed nursing tasks, physical and mental health assessments, administer medications, wound care, and tube feedings.
  • Performed medical procedures i.e started/hung IVs, blood administration, Foley/straight catheters, PICC/Central lines, tube feedings etc.
  • Handle medication rounds, wound dressing and care, respiratory treatments and assessments, G tube feedings and care.
  • Staff RN in SNF-medication administration, wound care, tube feedings, MD orders and calls, supervise CNA's
  • Perform skilled nursing care including assessments, admissions, IV therapy, G-Tube feedings, and dressing changes.
  • Care included vent-dependent kids, continuous g-tube feedings, infusion pumps, PICC lines and pediatric hospice kids.
  • Directed skilled nursing procedures, including tube feedings, intravenous therapy, medication administration, and pain control.
  • Performed various nursing duties such as pain management, IV therapy, tube feedings, and wound care.
  • Performed Vital Signs, administration of medications Performed wound care, insertion of Foley Catheters and Tube Feedings.
  • Performed intravenous infusions, IV starts, respiratory treatments as well as tube feedings and general patient care.

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43. Dialysis Treatment

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Here's how Dialysis Treatment is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Performed dialysis treatments and checked blood chemistry for abnormalities.
  • Participated in patient education regarding their dialysis treatments.
  • Performed Acute dialysis and Outpatient dialysis treatments.
  • Initiated and terminated dialysis treatments for patients.
  • Determined proper medication and dialysis treatment plans.
  • Initiated monitored and concluded each dialysis treatment.
  • Assessed Dialysis Patients Before-During-Post Dialysis Treatment.
  • Supervised dialysis treatment of patients.
  • Monitored dialysis treatment of patient.
  • Job duties consist of traveling to different dialysis centers all over the US to administer dialysis treatments and treatment related medications.
  • Initiate dialysis treatments; assess distal and central line access; observe safety measures, monitor vitals/labs applicable to ESRD patients.
  • Team leader duties to include charge of staff assignments and acute dialysis treatment in ICU, SICU and MICU units
  • Provide care and daily management of the dialysis treatment in the acute dialysis patient in a critical care setting.
  • Provide assessment of patients before and after dialysis treatment to ensure a safe and effective treatment for the day.
  • Initiated, monitored, and terminated dialysis treatments via all accesses in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Focused on the assessment, diagnosis, planning, treatment and evaluation of patients requiring chronic dialysis treatment.
  • Provide dialysis treatment and patient care in a 16-station chronic dialysis outpatient unit with rotating charge duties.
  • Set up dialysis machines, monitored patients during dialysis treatments, and rotated as medication nurse.
  • Counseled and educated patients about health issues and wellness related to dialysis treatment and kidney failure.
  • Assess and assist with dialysis treatment on the Pulmonary Unit (vital signs and lab assessment)

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44. Ancillary Staff

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Here's how Ancillary Staff is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised/delegated responsibilities to professional and ancillary staff.
  • Managed clinical and administrative operations, supervised professional and ancillary staff members, administered medications and medical education, patient documentation.
  • Administered medications and preformed licensed treatments as well as on contacted on call providers for emergencies and directing ancillary staff.
  • Provided nursing care to psychiatric population; routine nursing responsibilities, evaluation and performance appraisals to ancillary staff.
  • Collaborated with attending physicians, residents, and various ancillary staff to facilitate exceptional care for cardiac patients.
  • Supervised clinical operation of licensed & ancillary staff for direct care of adult/geriatric acute-care of medical-surgical patients.
  • Collaborated with co-workers, physicians, ancillary staff and patients/families to ensure quality patient care and education.
  • Worked closely with ancillary staff and departments to ensure continuity of care for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.
  • Demonstrated high performance and a quality focus managing and delivering direct patient care and delegating/supervising ancillary staff.
  • Performed and provided patient and family education, and discharge process in collaboration with ancillary staff.
  • Performed nursing duties including patient assessment/care/education, admissions/discharge and interacting with physicians and ancillary staff.
  • Monitored nursing and ancillary staff performance in accordance with infection control policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated effective communication between patients/family, nursing staff, medical staff and ancillary staff.
  • Supervised ancillary staff interactions with patients, had constant communication with doctors and management.
  • Assisted physicians and ancillary staff in formulating plans of care for medical/surgical patients.
  • Covered Hospital Unit Coordinator & Telemetry Monitor Tech positions when unit short-ancillary staff.
  • Collaborate with diverse and multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses and ancillary staff.
  • Have developed working relationships with ancillary staff and departments to coordinate patient care.
  • Provided for leadership and clinical supervision of 10 professional and ancillary staff.
  • Collaborated with physicians and ancillary staff to provide quality patient care.

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45. CCU

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Here's how CCU is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Documented patient information accurately and effectively.
  • Administer medication accurately, observing resident response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and lack of negative outcomes.
  • Collaborated with surgery and recovery room departments to significantly improve the accuracy of communications regarding patient pick up and arrival times.
  • Recommended medications and other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and related therapeutic procedures.
  • Prioritized clinical problems accurately, reevaluate prior diagnoses and care plans at appropriate intervals in accordance with expected outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians, physical/occupation therapy, radiology, lab and surgical services to ensure optimal care of patients.
  • Conduct unit based mock Joint Commission tracers to review for accurate and thorough documentation of regulatory agency compliance.
  • Manage daily operations including medication and supply procurement, accreditation agency compliance, and electronic health record accuracy.
  • Project Management responsibilities of reconstruction of hospital lobby, ICU/CCU waiting area and surgical orthopedic patient room redesign.
  • Create detailed computer documentation of nursing notes and vital signs, and accurate paper documentation of medication administration.
  • Transcribed physician's orders accurately; safely administered medication, treatment, and documented patient's response.
  • Monitored and evaluated the accuracy of the medical record and ensured correct documentation of all services/procedures rendered.
  • Provided custodial care, administered medications, physical assessments, prepared accurate documentation of patients condition.
  • Provide quality patient care including accurate medication administration and performance of procedures/treatments as directed by supervisor/MD.
  • Managed occupational health and episodic care responsibilities for large (3400 employees) chemical manufacturing facility.
  • Documented patient information accurately and legibly on the appropriate charted forms maintaining confidentiality of the patient.
  • Monitored unit specific quality control indicators; qualified and reported data collected, identified occurrence trends.
  • Consulted with physical therapy, occupational therapy and recreational therapy strategies to improve patient outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatments safely, accurately, and in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Adhered to all Corporate Compliance Policy/Procedures, provided quality patient care and maintained accurate documentation.

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46. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Staff Nurse/Chemo Certified/Primary Care/MDS/Unit Manager/Director of
  • Performed MDS Coordination for reimbursement from the Federal Government while being knowledgeable regarding Medicare and managed care guidelines.
  • Complete daily and weekly documentations include any ancillary assessment in conjunction with MDS process.
  • Collaborated with MDS Coordinator with up-to-date status information on all residents.
  • Gathered and input MDS information regarding patients for reimbursement purposes.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings and completion of MDS.
  • Coordinated interdisciplinary team meetings for all MDS care conferences.
  • Participated in MDS Coordination and Quality Measures.
  • Put in processes to ensure all systems are in place and running for MDS efficiency, accuracy, and optimal reimbursement.
  • Maintained and updated all policies and procedures that pertain to the implementation and use of the MDS and PPS system.
  • Perform monthly assessments on all participants in the day care, maintaining clinical and progress notes, including MDS documentation.
  • Developed a plan of care for all residents and completed assessments, MDS forms, and attended interdisciplinary meetings.
  • Ensured comprehensive regulatory data input into computer, monitored IDT member for completeness of MDS-CAA's and care plans.
  • Experienced in PASAR, TILES and MDS assessments as well as developing and implementing care plans for each client.
  • Prepare a nursing summary on assigned residents to assure communication between the MDS RN and nursing staff.
  • Charge nurse on NH Unit then Skilled Unit, then became Quality Assurance Nurse and MDS Nurse.
  • Conducted audits to insure full compliance with JCAHO standards; prepared MDS 3.0 data and care plans.
  • Established /updated POC s, patient assessments and maintained documentation of patient care services daily/quarterly for MDS.
  • Completed MDS, initiated, updated and reviewed care plans and coordinates with interdisciplinary teams and families.
  • Coordinate with members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure MDS is completed accurately and on time.

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47. Copd

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Here's how Copd is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Served as primary clinical nurse in a fast-paced Outpatient Pulmonary 5C Clinic (Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, Lung Cancer).
  • Experienced in various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's, COPD, Asthma.
  • Provided comprehensive nursing care to extremely ill patients with varying diagnoses including CVA, MI, CHF, COPD, DM
  • Provided hospital at home to patients with COPD, CHF, post hip and knee replacements and post gynecological procedures.
  • Provide bedside nursing care for patients with pulmonary diagnoses such as pneumonia, COPD, lung cancer, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Experienced with respiratory diseases such as lung cancer, exacerbation of asthma, cystic fibrosis, COPD, and tuberculosis.
  • Cared for patients with chronic conditions such COPD, asthma, respiratory failure, renal failure, CHF, CAD.
  • Treated and assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, asthma, Diabetes and hypertension and other conditions.
  • Experience in caring for patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, COPD, CHF, arthritis among others.
  • Care of patients with diabetes, COPD and all other medical concern, in the long term skill unit.
  • Assisted patients with multiple terminal diagnoses including HIV/AIDS, Cancer, CHF, and COPD to name a few.
  • Care of Stroke, CHF, acute COPD, Angina, Drug over dose, Surgical and Geriatric patients.
  • Follow evidence-based practice core measures in patients admitted with chest pain, COPD, acute MI, and pneumonia.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnosis including Stroke, DM, COPD, MS, Parkinson's and Asthma.
  • Care of patients with coronary procedures, CKD, COPD, stroke, trauma, and hospice care.
  • Provide primary care for patients with COPD, Asthma, Pneumonia, HIV DKA and other disease process.
  • Managed various medical conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, seizure disorders, COPD, asthma and HIV/AIDS.
  • Instruct patients and family members regarding Diabetes, pain management, CHF, and COPD medication and nutrition.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, CHF, DM, Orthopedic rehabilitation Cardiac rehabilitation.

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48. GYN

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Here's how GYN is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinated complex/experimental GYN Oncology Care/Treatments/Medication Regimes.
  • Performed all aspects of nursing related to general medical/surgical/orthopedics/gynecological/plastic unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Cared for post-operative gynecological patients and assisted in recovering post hysterectomy and tubal ligation patients.
  • Developed knowledge and skill in various surgical specialties including Gynecologic, Orthopedic and General Surgery.
  • Provided general nursing, and managerial duties on medical- surgical, and gynecological units.
  • Provided team nursing to gastrointestinal, urology, gynecology, and neurology medical/surgical patients.
  • Provided primary nursing care on a high volume inpatient surgical gynecology/oncology patient unit.
  • Performed all tasks with patient-centered focus on a postpartum and gynecology unit.
  • Obtained ANCC Ambulatory Care Certification in Maternal/Child Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Provided post-operative gynecological surgical care to gender specific patients.
  • Specialized in general Gynecology, plastics and podiatry procedures.
  • Provided Technical nursing care primarily to Surgical GYN Oncology Patients
  • Provided direct patient care for pediatric & gynecological patients.
  • Worked in private setting for obstetric and gynecological clinics.
  • Ordered supplies for gynecology service and also orthopedic service.
  • Performed direct patient care with gynecological conditions.
  • Served in Gynecology, Oncology and Medical units
  • Assessed and monitor patients receiving gynecological procedures.
  • Provided patient education specific to OB/GYN examination/procedure.
  • Report directly to the gynecologic oncologist.

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49. OB

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Here's how OB is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Provided direct patient care on Labor and Delivery, Coordinated staff training and Developed obstetrical surgical services.
  • Evaluated care and ensured customer satisfaction needs were met and provisioned leadership in clinical problem solving.
  • Administered and documented medications and other medical therapies as ordered and observed and documented resident reactions.
  • Coordinated with drug manufacturers to obtain chemotherapy medications at no cost for qualified patients.
  • Experience with post-surgical patients requiring short stay for observation, nursing interventions and rehabilitation.
  • Provided outpatient and inpatient endoscopic services including mobile endoscopy in a hospital setting.
  • Provide care to critically ill medical patients with a specialization in pulmonary problems.
  • Participated in planning care delivery through observation and treatment plan development.
  • Monitored department budget with director to ensure financial objectives were met.
  • Analyzed patients care by obtaining information and communication with patients.
  • Documented important issues and communicated pertinent observations to appropriate personnel.
  • Obtained tissue/fluid samples and prepared for laboratory analysis as indicated.
  • Supervised job classifications and job descriptions of professional personnel.
  • Document pertinent observation and intervention on appropriate record.
  • Managed OB emergent cases and provided neonatal resuscitation.
  • Delivered medical observation data to lead medical staff.
  • Experience also obtained in labor/delivery/postpartum with pool shifts.
  • Helped patients identify effective solutions to problems.
  • Obtained and maintaining Certification in Inpatient Obstetrics.
  • Prepared lab data and subjective/objective patient data.

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50. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Staff Nurse jobs:
  • Developed and maintained a tracking system for completion of data collection for Quality Assurance indicators within the Nursing Department.
  • Implemented interventions as outlined by physician and rapid response protocols, reporting emergency situations to the physician.
  • Perform hospital visits for 2 physicians at 2 local hospitals maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Communicate all emergencies and patient life-threatening complications to supervisor, Medical Director, Facility/Group Administrator.
  • Work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary team ensuring adherence to stringent quality assurance and safety standards.
  • Provide comprehensive medical care to acutely ill patient with varying diagnosis on different specialties.
  • Participate in in-service instruction, quality assurance monitoring, and performance improvement issues.
  • Position oversees documentation of all services provided and participates in teammate patient scheduling.
  • Performed admission and ongoing assessments for patients requiring diligent and continuous care.
  • Sound, ethical, and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Assist physicians in conducting examinations and provided extensive family planning education.
  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in compliance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Well-versed in administering medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician.
  • Prepared and presented legal paperwork for short term/long term involuntary commitments.
  • Provide care for cancer patients suffering from cancer and hematological disorders.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups geared at promoting mental health and wellness.
  • Rendered highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients.
  • Educate clients about medication side effects and self-medicating when discharged.
  • Managed and executed medication administration program for Independent living residents.
  • Documented according to policy/procedure, standards, and guidelines.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Staff Nurse

Patient Care28.1%
Charge Nurse12.3%
RN7.9%
Surgery5.2%
ICU4.8%
Telemetry4.6%
Triage3.5%
Trauma3.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Staff Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
22%
22%
2
2
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
9.7%
9.7%
3
3
RN
RN
6.2%
6.2%
4
4
Surgery
Surgery
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
ICU
ICU
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Telemetry
Telemetry
3.6%
3.6%
7
7
Triage
Triage
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Trauma
Trauma
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Health Care
Health Care
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
CNA
CNA
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Staff Members
Staff Members
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
2%
2%
15
15
LPN
LPN
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Oncology
Oncology
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
IV
IV
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
EKG
EKG
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Pain Management
Pain Management
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Acls
Acls
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Pacu
Pacu
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Disease Process
Disease Process
1%
1%
26
26
Picc
Picc
1%
1%
27
27
Infection Control
Infection Control
1%
1%
28
28
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Bed Unit
Bed Unit
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Blood Products
Blood Products
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Conscious Sedation
Conscious Sedation
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
CPR
CPR
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
BLS
BLS
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
IM
IM
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Discharge Instructions
Discharge Instructions
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
GI
GI
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Medical Care
Medical Care
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Dialysis Treatment
Dialysis Treatment
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Ancillary Staff
Ancillary Staff
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
CCU
CCU
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
MDS
MDS
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Copd
Copd
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
GYN
GYN
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
OB
OB
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
NG
NG
0.5%
0.5%

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