yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
(xxx-xxx-xxxx • email@example.com
solutions-focused rn eager to offer 8+ years of combined experience in trauma / emergency patient care, quality / control assurance, patient data collection, charts review, patient relations, and public education toward effectively analyzing issues and improving healthcare processes to optimize delivery of medical care.
profile of qualifications
out-of-the-box thinker who proactively seeks methods to enhance healthcare services within trauma and / or emergency patient care, along with organizing plans to maximize use of resources and meet various facility goals.
excellent communicator who seamlessly interfaces between senior-level healthcare staff, patients, and the public.
top performer who supports the delivery of quality patient care based on industry and / or facility standards of practice, and demonstrates experience in collecting data and competently analyzing and reviewing patient charts.
integral leader who offers up-to-date knowledge of industry trends to support continuous quality improvement.
proficient in microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint, as well as ibex charting system.
key areas of expertise
level i / ii trauma care standards trauma / wound nursing head-to-toe assessments medication administration intravenous treatment injury assessment
catheters and lines respiratory ventilation laboratory draws
splinting cardiac alert protocol stroke alert protocol
process / protocol improvement data collection / analysis data synthesis / reporting
quality assurance / control supplies / inventory coordination regulatory compliance
registered nurse emergency department (2009 c present)
apply dynamic nursing talents toward providing high-quality medical / trauma care within a fast-paced emergency department, including stabilizing patients by performing comprehensive assessment, wound and / or pain management, life-saving drug administrative, as well as monitoring vital signs and assisting physicians in procedures.
participate as an active member of the emergency department unit based shared governance.
serve as co-chair elect of the professional development and advancement committee.
participate as a cardiac chest pain accreditation application team member from the emergency department.
supply coordinator / lead tech emergency department (2007 c 2009)
utilized broad scope of healthcare skills to monitor supplies and equipment inventories within a high-volume department, including cost-effectively acquiring quotes and initiating capital requests for supplies and equipment.
ensured seamless medical processes by procuring non-stock supplies and new supply requests from medical staff.
initiated point-of-care testing quality assurance, including showcasing solid skills in chart reviews.
provided comprehensive instruction in point-of-care testing to new department hires.
coordinated and supervised efficient renovations, and designed layout and implementation of supply omnicells.
demonstrated sharp analytical abilities toward directing supply budgets, accounts payable, and expense reports.
developed and led annual competency testing for emergency department s tech skills day.
provided minor maintenance repairs within department and / or to medical equipment.
patient care tech emergency department (2005 c 2007)
optimized patient care as directed by healthcare staff by performing lab draws, ekgs, foley catheter insertion / care, post-mold application / care, orthopedic splinting, central and arterial line set-up / assistance, and chest tube set-up / assistance, as well as assisting physicians within scope of competency and managing supplies inventories.
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professional synopsis (continued)
patient care tech emergency department
drove healthcare success by performing diverse patient care, including handling all facets of lab draws, ekgs, foley catheter insertion / care, post-mold application / care, central and arterial line set-up / assistance, and chest tube set-up / assistance, along with transporting patients interdepartmentally and performing point-of-care testing
firefighter ii / emt-b
contributed solid knowledge of firefighting and emt fundamentals to provide fire protection and patient care, along with driving response vehicles, assisting with motor vehicle entrapment, and educating residents on fire safety.
education, licensure & professional development
bachelor of science in nursing (in progress) university of illinois at chicago
associate of science in nursing waubonsee community college
associate of science degree college of dupage
registered nurse (license no. 041.379794) state of illinois
trauma nursing core certified (since 2010) emergency nurses association
advanced cardiac life support certified (since 2010) american heart association
basic life support certified (since 1991) american heart association
firefighter ii (since 2003) elburn & countryside fire protection district
emt-b (since 2002) north aurora fire department
trainings new graduate residency program (8 weeks) advocate good samaritan hospital
emergency department orientation (6 months) advocate good samaritan hospital
professional & community activities
active member (2009 c present) emergency nurses association
active member / treasurer (2008 c 2009) waubonsee community college student nurse association
blood pressure screening (2007 c 2008) downers grove heritage fest
big boomin heart fair (2008) advocate good samaritan hospital
yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
(xxx-xxx-xxxx • email@example.com
october 19, 2010
trauma / emss manager
advocate good samaritan hospital
0000 xxxxxx xxxx , xxxx , xxxxx 00000
dear mr. iversen:
i am currently seeking a challenging role as coordinator of quality assurance with trauma services, and am submitting my resume for your review.
i am excited to continue to build a rewarding career with our organization, and am confident that my professional skills and academic credentials can help to achieve our objectives. i can offer 8+ years of strong experience in trauma / emergency patient care, quality / control assurance, budget / cost control, and regulatory compliance, and am well-versed in all facets of process / protocol improvement, patient relations, and public education, among other areas.
to complement my background, please note that i am pursuing a rigorous b.s. in nursing from the university of illinois at chicago. i also hold an a.s. in nursing from waubonsee community college and an a.s. from the college of dupage, as well as valid acls, tncc, and bls certifications. i am a licensed registered nurse (license no. 041.379794) by the state of illinois.
i have worked in fast-paced emergency departments within progressive supply coordinator, rn, and patient tech roles. recently, in the first position cited, i utilized my broad scope of healthcare skills to analyze and monitor supplies and equipment inventories within the high-volume department, including cost-effectively acquiring quotes and initiating capital requests for supplies and equipment. i also implemented point-of-care testing quality assurance and provided comprehensive instruction to new department hires, along with improving overall emergency department processes by coordinating and supervising efficient renovations, and designing layout and implementation of supply omnicells. as this is just a sampling of my job history, please kindly refer to my enclosed resume for additional experience.
you will find me to be a results-driven professional who can contribute a track record of organizing strategies in coordination with trauma / emergency room standards of care while defining key facility priorities and meeting targeted goals. in addition, i can liaise among senior-level healthcare teams within high-pressure environments while streamlining processes to increase productivity, efficiency, and quality of services provided. for the sum of these reasons, i believe i will prove to be an incredible asset to our organization within the aforementioned role.
i look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for your consideration.
jo algrim, rn
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