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Henderson, Nevada, United States
March 01, 2018

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Kimberly Royal, RN

Henderson, Nevada ***** 702.***.****

Registered Nurse

More than 15 years of extensive experience treating and caring for patients

Highly reliable and competent nursing professional. Strong and proven track record of screening patients for admission. Ensures streamlined medical and administrative operations. Quick to adapt to fast-paced and changing situations. Serves the medical community with poise and professionalism. Provides the very best care possible for patients. Extraordinary work ethic. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC).

Highlights of Expertise

Patient Screening & Assessment

Patient Care

Patient Monitoring & Recovery

Patient Chart Reviews

Patient Case Management

Pre-Op Procedures

Emergency Room Care

Trauma & Critical Care

Career Experience

Parkway Surgical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada


Compiled patient charts and ensured all orders, history, physicals, laboratory work, EKG’s, chest x-rays, and medical clearances were on charts prior to a patient’s surgical date. Called patients one day prior to surgery.

Significantly increased the proficiency of administrative patient intake methods.

Implemented viable solutions by working closely with medical supervisor to resolve any concerns for patients meeting outpatient criteria.

Ensured all pre-medical orders were intact and within range.

Worked with Doctor offices and patients to ensure all patient information was appropriately relayed at intake.

Coordinated with Doctor offices and our Medical Director to obtain approval for each patient candidate.

Parkway Surgical Center, Henderson, Nevada

REGISTERED NURSE – PRE-OP / PACU (Oct 2015 to Dec 15, 2017)

Prepared patients for day surgeries. Reviewed and carried out doctors’ orders. Ensured all papers and patient medical records were on hand, including physician’s history and physicals, labs, EKG’s, chest x-ray, and IV’s. Monitored and assessed patients post-op, reviewed patient vitals, and carried out doctors’ orders in recovery. Educated patients regarding room procedures. Served as nurse in the patient room, confirmed paperwork on patient chart, hooked-up monitors, and assisted patient into position. Assisted with biopsies and polys removal, label specimens, and submitted paperwork to laboratory. Escorted patient to recovery post-op and handed off reporting to the recovery nurse.

Assisted physician performing anesthesia, the technician, and patient throughout procedures.

Conducted an average of 60 chart reviews per month, thereby ensuring all nursing documentation was complete, the surgical site was verified, pre/post assessments were made, and discharge criteria were met.

University Medical Center (UMC), Las Vegas, Nevada


Interview patients, document chief complaints, take vital signs, accurately record information, and carry out doctors’ orders. Provide instructions and information to patients. Maintain confidentiality as required.

Work directly with doctors in treating and discharging patients.

Consistently demonstrate correct handling of procedure specimens per doctors’ orders, including appropriate identification, labeling, dating, and disposition of specimen.

Digestive Disease Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

REGISTERED NURSE – PRE-OP / PACE (Jan 2014 to Oct 2015)

Prepared patients for colonoscopies, EGD’s, peg tub placements, assessments, vitals, and IV’s. Recovered patients post-procedure. Conducted daily chart reviews to ensure all medical documentation completed.

Educated patients and family members on patient recovery and discussed findings.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Henderson, Nevada


Reviewed patients in hospitals throughout Las Vegas ensuring all criteria met. Entered patients into the facility for rehabilitation after strokes, orthopedic injuries, and those needing IV’s. Worked with Admissions to coordinate transportation and intake of patients. Assisted case managers. Performed intake reviews with new patients and their family to proactively obtain information. Started preparation of patients for discharge.

Closely worked with all case managers at local hospitals and HealthSouth, including lead physicians to address inquiries or concerns about patients.

Additional Experience

Registered Nurse – CCT American Medical Response, Las Vegas, Nevada

Registered Nurse – Emergency Room Valley Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada

Registered Nurse – Surgery Pre-Op / PACU Southwest Surgery Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Registered Nurse – Emergency Room University Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Homeopathic Technician Dr. Fuller Royal, The Nevada Clinic, Las Vegas, Nevada

Education & Credentials

RN ADN APH (Advanced Practitioner of Homeopathy) Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Associate Degree in Nursing College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

(Received “Leadership Award for Excellence in Nursing”)

Diploma of Homeopathy British Institute of Homeopathy, London, England

Professional Membership

Emergency Nurse Association (ENA)

Committee Work Accreditations

ACLS American Heart Association (2016) BLS American Heart Association (2016)

PALS American Heart Association (2016) CLNC (Certified Legal Nurse Consultant) (2015)

ITLS (International Trauma Life Support) (2013) TNCC (ENA Trauma Nursing Core Course) (2012)

CCT (Critical Care Transport) (2010) EMS/RN (2010)

UMC Patient Advisory Committee (2006) UMC Communications Officer (2006)

UMC Critical Care (2005) Advanced Practitioner of Homeopathy (2005)

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