Public Health Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Dedicated and experienced Public Health Nurse capable of providing comprehensive nursing services in community to prevent outbreak of contagious diseases. Adept at treating patients from different age groups, and ability to show alertness of mind in stages ranging from assessment to prevention of the illness.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of nursing theories, setup of community health camps, and public health services

  • In-depth information about various therapies used for the treatment of chronic diseases, and ability to give counseling services

  • Capable of identifying health needs, and suggesting appropriate treatment plans by following a coordinated approach

  • Vast clinical experience and ability to conduct community wellness programs for health

  • Adept at providing effective patient care in case of emergency

  • Ability to work in flexible schedules, and provide healthcare to patients for home treatment option

  • Proficient in handling medical database and MS Office applications

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

Work Experience:

Public Health Nurse

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, Chicago, IL

November 2016 – Present

  • Counseling families in areas of nutrition, diet maintenance, healthy development stages of infants, children, and pregnant women

  • Participating in mass vaccination programs for community, and educating them about the measures to be taken for a healthier living

  • Coordinating with administration department to schedule follow-up appointments for long-term patients, and making appropriate referrals in case of complications during treatment

  • Assisting physicians and specialists in treatment of serious injuries by arranging required blood samples, and maintaining equipment

  • Using strong assessment skills to determine further course of treatment for patients, and maintaining an updated record about medication provided, and response in the database

  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team to provide optimum quality healthcare

Public Health Nurse

Wilson Care, Chicago, IL

October 2014 – October 2016

  • Educated new mothers about the proper care of infants, and mentored their anxiety issues by suggesting appropriate referrals within the medical center

  • Coordinated with nursing professionals, healthcare providers, and agencies to spread information about the outbreak of H1N1 virus, and prevention measures

  • Conducted analysis of epidemic diseases, and organized seminars to inform citizens about prevention to be taken for communicable diseases

  • Collaborated with the team to organize various programs related to school health, women’s health, STDs, and occupational safety hazards

  • Coordinated for the scheduling of different tests like MRI’s, CT scans, Bronchoscopes, and other suggested methods as mentioned in the patient’s prescription

  • Trained and educated intern nurses to disclose sensitive information to the patient’s families regarding complications in cases of juvenile diabetes, obesity problems, and other lifestyle-related issues

Registered Nurse

Wilson Care, Chicago, IL

March 2012 – September 2014

  • Took responsibility to work in different settings like home health, medical hospital, and school to provide nursing care for patients ranging from pediatrics to gastric problems

  • Educated and provided support to families having children with special cases like autism, down syndrome, or juvenile diabetes

  • Collaborated with the nursing team, and organized special camps for health assessment of pregnant women, and lactating mothers with their infants

  • Researched and investigated outbreak of communicable diseases within the state, and informed senior authorities by reporting status of daily surveillance activities

  • Delivered optimum quality treatment for low-income patients, and informed them to avail the hospital benefits

  • Handled 10+ patients suffering from AIDS, geriatric, and chronic diseases

Internship:

Nursing Intern

Thorek Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

August 2010 – February 2012

  • Participated in clinical camps set up by the federal government to raise awareness about lifestyle diseases and STDs

  • Assisted physicians of the hospital in assessment of patient in the healthcare camp by checking their vital parameters, and prepared individual case paper record

  • Maintained a record of patients suffering from acute health issues, advised them treatment options, and fixed their appointment

  • Coordinated with other interns to conduct immunization programs, and administered vaccines to children aged between 0 and 5 years

  • Performed preliminary assessment, and prescribed drugs for common ailments

  • Safeguarded children’s health by participating in team delivering health conferences in school

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

    2012

Certification:

  • Registered Nurse – State of Illinois, 2011

Reference:

On request.