Nursing Resume Sample

Nursing Resume Sample

Jane Doe, RN

Summary of Qualifications

  • Apply therapeutic communication techniques, including active listening, validating, silence, leading and broad questions, and restating, to build effective relationships with patients and the interdisciplinary care team
  • Utilize the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation) to deliver safe, timely, effective, and cost-efficient nursing care to diverse client populations in different settings
  • Collaborate with patients, families, communities, and the health care team in the coordination of client care
  • Exercise knowledge of available organizational and community resources and innovative problem-solving to promote efficient resource utilization and to help meet the needs of patients, families, and communities
  • Participate in leadership development, such as volunteering at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle hospital as patient navigator and as nursing education services assistant, to hone leadership skills that contribute to improving patient outcomes and to better achieving organizational goals



WA RN License #60462103                                                                                               Expires 6/27/2020

American Heart Association BLS Certification                                                                      Expires 5/2018



Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Washington Bothell                           Expected August 2015
Associate of Science in Nursing, Shoreline Community College                                                            2014
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, University of Washington Seattle                                                       2003


Nursing Experience

In-home Caregiver, Part-time

WA State Department of Health & Social Services COPES Program                             Jun. 2015 – Present

  • Partner closely with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, timely, and cost-efficient care delivery
  • Assist one older adult client with activities of daily living, including medication management
  • Perform skin and BP assessments, wound care and dressing change, and promote physical activity

Community Health Nursing, ALS Family and Community in Snohomish County
University of Washington Bothell RN-BSN Nursing Practicum                                 Jan. 2015 – Mar. 2015

  • Collaborated with an ALS family on the Legacy Project to honor the family's lived experiences
  • Consulted with the ALS Association Evergreen Chapter about available community resources
  • Advocated for the ALS community by educating the UW Bothell community about the disease

Wellness Nurse, On-call
Providence Health & Services Heritage House at the Market                                    May 2014 – Aug. 2014

  • Coordinated with the interdisciplinary team in managing the care of 58 - 62 assisted living residents
  • Implemented plan of care, monitored changes in resident condition, and developed temporary service plans
  • Provided support, motivation, and leadership to a team of 2 - 3 nursing assistants

Student Nurse Clinical Training
Shoreline Community College RN Nursing Practicum                                              Mar. 2013 – Mar. 2014

  • Managed care for a group of 8 residents, assessed records of resident falls, and initiated a quality improvement project to reduce falls, Hearthstone Retirement Community, Jan. to Mar. 2014
  • Delivered nursing care to 2 - 3 patients with moderate to high acuity, Swedish Medical Center         First Hill, Unit 11SW (surgical-oncology-gynecology unit), Jan. to Mar. 2014
  • Partnered with the school nurse to provide nursing care for the pediatric population and to teach health education to students, parents, and staff, Brookside Elementary, Sept. to Dec. 2013
  • Cared for antepartum and postpartum women and newborns, assisted in a vaginal delivery, and educated patients about self care and newborn care, NW Hospital Childbearing Center, Sept. to Dec. 2013
  • Provided care for one psychiatric patient with suicidal ideation and developed and implemented a no-harm safety contract, Harborview Medical Center Adult Psychiatric Unit, Mar. to Jun. 2013
  • Delivered nursing care to 1 - 2 patients with low to moderate acuity, University of Washington  Medical Center, Unit 4SE (surgical-transplant-renal unit), Mar. to Jun. 2013

Nursing Assistant, On-call
Providence Health & Services Heritage House at the Market                                   Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2014

  • Followed resident plan of care and assisted 15 - 20 residents with activities of daily living
  • Administered prescribed non-opioid oral, nasal, ophthalmic, and topical medications
  • Trained new nursing assistants and participated in evaluation of resident care plans

Veteran Health Care Experience

Patient Navigator, Voluntary
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle Division                         Dec. 2015 – Present

  • Escort patients and families to locations of medical appointments, group activities, and meetings
  • Manage information desk and direct patientsand guests to appropriate personnel for assistance
  • Connect patients and families with available resources within the organization and community

Nursing Education Services Assistant, Voluntary
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle Division                               Jan. 2014 – Present

  • Facilitate team building activities in new nurse orientation and prepare orientation handouts
  • Assemble BLS and ACLS instructor and student training materials and assist instructor during BLS course
  • Assess submitted BLS and ACLS course documents for incomplete information and evaluations from new nurse orientation for feedback/improvement suggestions and communicate findings to senior nurse educator

Professional Nursing Organization

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing                                  May 2015 – Present
American Nurses Association                                                                                          May 2014 – Present