Staff Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

A highly self-motivated and efficient professional seeking to obtain the position of a staff nurse in ‘ABC Hospital’ where I can use my nursing skills and experience to provide optimum healthcare to patients.

Summary of Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of different therapies and various treatment procedures

  • Proven ability to use medical instruments and provide first aid to emergency department patients

  • Capable of working with medical equipment like IABP, ECMO and CRRT to provide timely healthcare

  • Hands-on experience of handling patients with valve replacements, cardiac surgery, heart transplants, CT surgery, and post cardiogenic shocks

  • Record patient data in computerized system to access it from database when required

  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and attend to different patient needs

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Staff Nurse

Palestine Regional Medical Center, Palestine, Texas

June 2016 – Present

  • Monitoring and caring for post cardiac surgery patients

  • Implementing plans for patient care by providing nursing aid to 10 + critical patients daily

  • Adhering to safety precautions for complex heart surgeries and assisting cardiac surgeons in the operation theater

  • Assessing medical status of patients pre and post operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake as per doctor’s prescription

  • Following nursing care standards for cardiac treatments and making operation theater ready prior to scheduled surgery

  • Maintaining and sterilizing medical instrument and equipment for surgeries

  • Educating family members on patient’s illness and care to be taken post surgery and transplant

Staff Nurse

Magnolia Medical Plaza, Palestine, Texas

September 2014 – May 2016

  • Monitored patient responses to drugs, troubleshooted emergency situations by analyzing situations and making referrals to the specialist doctors

  • Fulfilled the role of a charge nurse by evaluating patient care assignments on the floor and attended to patient requirements for 50 bed in oncologogy unit

  • Provided necessary healthcare education and training to patient’s families who have been operated for cardiac problems, LVAD patients

  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures like intravenous injections, vascular line insertions, and bronchoscopies

  • Assisted physicians in minor surgeries by keeping instruments sterilized and maintained inventory to set up equipment

    Maintained and updated records of patients chart, EMRs, and confidential files

Nurse Trainee

Magnolia Medical Plaza, Palestine, Texas

March 2012 – August 2014

  • Provided primary care to a diverse group of patients getting treatment for all sorts of medical problems

  • Administered oral medicine doses or vaccines as per the physician’s instructions and maintained a chart of the responses obtained

  • Played the role of relief charge nurse in the unit and took responsibility of attending 20 patients for a shift

  • Coordinated with respiratory therapists and monitored patients on ventilators

  • Coordinated with other staff nurses to provide optimal care for post-heart transplant patients and maintained the sound level in the department

  • Provided support to the families by answering their doubts, and kept them updated about medical conditions of patients

  • Greeted new patients and took efforts to make them comfortable


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    University of Texas, Austin, TX



  • CPR

    University of Texas, Austin, TX



On request.

See Also

Staff Nurse Cover Letter

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