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Alexandria Settles, RN, CEN
Professional Summary

Professional Board-Certified Emergency Nurse with four years of experience seeking new opportunities in teaching.

Skills
  • Triage and Assessment
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Fast learner
  • NIHSS stroke scale
  • Works well under pressure
  • Precepting nursing and paramedic students
Certifications
  • Board Certified Emergency Nurse (BCEN) obtained 02/2020
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 08/2018-08/2020
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification 12/2016-12/2020
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 08/2018-08/2020
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support 06/2019-06/2021
  • ENPC-Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course 10/2018-10/2022
Work History
Registered Nurse, 01/2018 to Current
Honor Health Shea Medical Center Emergency Room Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Triage, assessment, and treatment of various illnesses and conditions in collaboration with the Emergency Room physicians
  • Discharge teaching and planning
Registered Nurse, Emergency Room Contractor, 01/2017 to 01/2018
AB Staffing Solutions Gilbert, AZ


  • Triage, assessment, and treatment of various illnesses and conditions in collaboration with the Emergency Room physicians
  • Discharge teaching and planning
  • Worked as a contract nurse for approximately 6 months until permanent work was found
Registered Nurse, 01/2016 to 01/2017
Unity Point Health Proctor Hospital- Emergency Department 5409 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
  • Promoted to charge nurse after 5 months in the Emergency Department
  • Participated as a member of the Emergency Department Unit Council
  • Awarded February employee of the month through nominations from peers
  • Active member of different problem solving committees that met with administration. Ex: lab mislabeling
  • Triage, assessment, and treatment of various illnesses in collaboration with the Emergency Room Physicians
  • Discharge teaching and planning
Certified Nurse assistant, 01/2014 to 06/2016
CGH Medical Center-Emergency Department 100 E Le Fevre Rd, Sterling, IL 61081
  • Performed various skills: glucose checks, EKGs, blood draws, patient rounding, patient transport, primed IV tubing, pelvic exam assistance, spinal tap assistance, paged doctors, arranged patient transfers,  etc


Education
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, 05/2016
Sauk Valley College - 173 Illinois 2, Dixon, IL 61021
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 07/2020
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
References

*Excellent references upon request*

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KIMBERLY CONNER
Professional Summary

Professionally trained Registered Nurse with 13 years of experience in multiple different hospital settings and a variety of patients with different level of care needs including Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Stepdown, ICU, Burn Unit, Same Day Surgery, Home Health,  Emergency Room, and Patient/Hospital Flow. Now seeking employment that will allow me to enhance my knowledge and growth at a hospital that cares for their patient's with the same values and morals that are important to my nursing care.

Skills
  • Successful diagnosis/treatment of childhood illnesses
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Laceration repair aptitude
  • Disease prevention and intervention specialist
  • High level of autonomy
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Safe NG tube insertion and removal
  • Patient counseling professional
  • Patient positioning competency
  • Chronic disease management
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Venipuncture/blood draw expert
  • Diabetes and nutrition educator
  • Patient/family focus
  • ICD-9/10 forms
  • Home care
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Electronic Charting
  • Patient Health Education
  • Training and mentoring
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
Work History
Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse II, Nursing Administration 03/2018 to Current
Clovis Communtiy Medical Center 2755 Herndon Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611
  • Coordinated individualized discharge plans to manage a safe transition back into community and home environments.
  • Provided ongoing counseling to help patients deal with conditions and processes
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans.
  • Responded to discharge patient's  requests via telephone  and effectively answered questions and inquiries while following HIPPA protocol.
  • Designed and created a step by step discharge process sheet for bedside clinical nurses to effectively and accurately perform a bedside discharge.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence and therefore decreasing the rate of hospital readmission.
  • Collaborated across disciplines to give every patient optimal care and support.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Assigned beds for patient's being admitted to the hospital.  Provides relevant patient information to the admitting unit to facilitate patient's care upon arrival including estimated time of arrival, condition, special precautions.  Also may reassign patient's based on changes noted in their acuity.
Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse II 07/2017 to 03/2018
Clovis Community Medical Center: Emergency Room 2755 Herndon Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611
  • Chronic patient care in emergency department unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for a number of  patients per shift.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Maintained patient records and ensured patient privacy and clinical compliance.
  • Explained side effects from medications and provided in-depth education to patients on diabetes, asthma, cancer and other diseases.
  • Assessed patient conditions by performing thorough examinations and asking appropriate medical questions.
  • Evaluated patient progress and responses to various treatments.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
Registered Travel ER Nurse 07/2015 to 07/2017
Around The Clock Healthcare 7600 North Ingram Avenue Suite 102, Fresno, CA 93711
  • Monitored patients for changes, and reviewed and revised plans accordingly.
  • Promoted team effort when working with dispatch center, external public safety agencies and health care providers.
  • Demonstrated high standards of performance, including teamwork, communication and compassion.
  • Administered infusion, medications and intubation.
  • Performed basic and advanced patient assessments.
  • Lead nurse and clinical oversight for Emergency Room Fast Track Department.
Emergency Room Registered Nurse 09/2013 to 07/2015
Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center 5000 Hennessey Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • Adequately handled all aspects of ER treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for multiple patients per shift.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.

Same Day Surgery Registered Nurse 09/2008 to 09/2013
Baton Rouge General Medical Center 8585 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
  • Oversaw and managed 17 clinical nurses and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Managed care for pre-operative prior to surgery and post-operative patients through closely monitoring and effective bed placement.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Recruited, trained and supervised nurses.
  • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
  • Performed hospital rounds during day, evening  shifts as needed.
  • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.



Part Time Home Health Nurse 09/2010 to 11/2011
Prestige Home Health 1024 North Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared them for lab submission.
  • Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
  • Provided patient education.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.

Agency Registered Nurse 06/2008 to 08/2008
Medi Lend Nursing Agency
  • Working per diem shifts requiring the ability of a RN to float between ICU, Telemetry, and ER units while assuming total nursing care of the patients.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 4 patients per shift.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented patient's tolerance.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.

Travel Registered Nurse 11/2007 to 05/2008
US Nursing Staff 5700 South Quebec Street Suite 300 Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
  • 4 week travel assignment as at Eisenhower Medical Center (Palm Springs, CA) as a float nurse to multiple different patient units including Telemetry, Stepdown ICU and Medical/Surgical units. Requiring the ability to adapt to a new environment quickly and maintain patient safety while providing nursing care.
  • 10 day strike nurse at Sutter Delta Medical Center (Antioch, CA) in a 12 bed Stepdown ICU unit during a nursing strike .
  • 21 day strike nurse at Beckley ARH Regional Medical Center (Beckley, WV) in a 11 bed ICU/CCU unit.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for [4] patients per shift.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress and re-evaluated treatments as necessary.
  • Continuously maintained proper safety and took precautionary measures to avoid the spread of disease and infection.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging them to share questions and concerns.


Travel Registered Nurse 06/2007 to 09/2007
Nurse Connections
  • 13 week contract at Martin Luther King -Drew Harbor Medical Center ( Compton, Ca) completed only 8 weeks of a 13 week assignment due to the facility closing.  Stepdown/ICU and ER units.
Per Diem Registered Nurse 10/2006 to 06/2007
Nurse Finders 2924 Brakley Dr Ste B1, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
  • Working Per Diem shifts floating between ICU, CCU, Burn Unit, and Telemetry while providing primary nursing care to the adult and geriatric patients.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.

Travel Registered Nurse 07/2006 to 10/2006
American Mobile 12400 High Bluff Dr, San Diego, CA 92130
  • Travel Registered Nurse at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (Santa Barbara, CA) on a 32 bed Telemetry unit in which primary nursing care was provided to the adult and geriatric high risk patients with multiple cardiac complications including CHF, MI, and post op CABG surgeries.

Charge Nurse/Registered Nurse 08/2003 to 07/2006
Our Lady of Lake Hospital 5000 Hennessey Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • Charge Nurse over a 16 bed Post Op Coronary Artery Bypass Graft unit in which primary nursing care was also provided to patients after cardiac surgery while remaining in high risk conditions.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Oversaw and managed [15] clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Increased unit productivity for a 16 bed step down unit.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
Education
High School Diploma 1999 Baton Rouge Magnet High School - 2825 Government Street Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Pre Nursing: Pre Nursing 2001 Louisiana State University And A&M College - 1225 Pleasant Hall,Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Associate of Science: Nursing 2003 Our Lady of Lake College - 5414 Brittany Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Registered Professional Nurse in California
  • Registered Professional Nurse in Louisiana
  • Basic Life Support
Work References
  • Clovis Community Medical Center Charge Nurse, Monica Espinosa, RN Contact Number (559) 321-3268
  • Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center Charge Nurse Kersandra Chatman, RN Contact Number (225) 938-0110
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center Charge Nurse Jennifer Scalise, RN Contact Number (225) 268-2118
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Experienced Emergency Room Nurse resume

Melissa Harris
Professional Summary

Consistently meet and exceed care standards by coordinating clinical operations and strengthening team performance. Solid nursing background in emergency room and virtual care center settings. Passionate about continuous improvement and delivering optimal care to every patient.

Core Qualifications
  • Assisted in EPIC build and implementation of Transfer Center module
  • Experience with Microsoft 360, Power Point, and Excel
  • Patient/family focused
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Staff training and development
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Level II trauma center experience
  • Staff scheduling with TASS software
  • Meditech/EPIC charting experience
  • Clinical quality improvement
  • Job performance evaluations
  • Relationship building
  • Staff mentoring and coaching
Experience
Nursing Supervisor Oct 2018 to Current
St. Luke's Health System Boise, ID
  • Assisted in the build and transition to a new Epic Transfer Center module
  • Created and integrated new nursing protocols designed to improve patient outcomes while minimizing medical errors
  • Recruited, interviewed, hired and coached employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person
  • Ensured the correct number of staffers was maintained to meet budget parameters while meeting day of ops needs
RN PACU May 2017 to Sep 2018
St Lukes Medical Center Meridian, ID
  • Assessed patient's condition and monitored post-surgical recovery
  • Implemented post-surgical treatment plan
  • Provided detailed report to med/surg nurse for patient transfer/admissionReviewed and implemented physician orders
  • Communicated changes in patient status to Physician/CRNA
  • Educated client and responsible guardian of post-operative instruction, including infection, post-operatic complications, preventative measures, and medication administration
RN Emergency Room Department Jun 2011 to Apr 2019
Good Samaritan Hospital Lafayette, CO
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff as a relief charge
  • Head of the Unit Practice Council Education committee
  • Able to run full and limited trauma activations, cardiac alerts, stroke alerts, and codes
  • Precept new employees as well as nursing students
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions
  • Assess acute or chronic conditions that could result in rapid physiological deterioration or life-threatening instability
  • Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills
RN Intensive Care Unit Feb 2008 to May 2011
St Anthony's North Hospital Westminster, CO
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion
LPN Feb 2007 to Feb 2008
Midland Memorial Hospital Midland, TX
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, massaging, or performing catheterizations
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions
Education
Master of Science, Nursing Informatics Expected in May 2021 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
Bachelor of Science, Nursing 2017 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA, USA
Associate of Science, Nursing 2007 Odessa College Odessa, TX, USA
Bachelor of Science, Science 2005 Pensacola Christian College Pensacola, Fl, USA
Certifications
  • PALS/ACLS/BLS
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