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Registered Nurse Nursing

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
November 05, 2018

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Roslyn R. Perry

**** ******* *****, ***** ******, MS 38654


Objective: Forward thinking recent advanced nursing practice graduate with clinical expertise in primary healthcare and extensive behavioral health. Educational and practical experience in health promotion, disease prevention, acute and chronic care management and health education. Seeking an Advanced Practice Nursing position that will require me to expand my practical experience at the same time as providing quality health care to patients.

Professional Experience

St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee April 2017 to present

Registered Nurse (Charge)

• Assess & evaluate nursing & medical needs of patients who are hospitalized

•Initiate & direct implementation of nursing care plan.

• Observe, evaluate & record patient behavior, condition & response to medication, treatments & therapeutic activities.

• Provide professional nursing care (e. g., administer medications & treatments as ordered by physician, educate patient on medication(s), assist with physical examinations, take & record vital signs, perform venipuncture); respond to emergency situations (e.g., codes, suicide, assault).

• Direct delivery of & evaluate psychiatric & nursing care of patients as delivered by professional & nonprofessional staff ; provide support for nursing staff as assigned.

• Prepare, review, implement & update records/reports/plans (e.g., individual treatment plans, incidents, restraints/seclusions, nursing care plans, shift reports, transfers, admissions & discharges).

• Transcribe &/or verify doctors' orders. Serve as interdisciplinary treatment team member.

University of Memphis, Memphis, TN January 2015- May 2015

Adjunct Professor (ONLINE/CLINICAL)

•Results-oriented, able to balance multiple responsibilities, consistently delivering results on time.

•Natural communicator with strong motivational skills and the ability to support operational goals and meet objectives.

•Versatile, innovative, and open to new ideas; motivate individuals by using creative and inspirational methods of teaching.

•Adept at creating presentation styles for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners

•Establishes and maintains positive mutual working relationships; develops trust and peer appreciation through personal interaction and involvement.

•Understands the intrinsic motivations of individuals; takes action in constructive ways.

•Willing to alter plans and directions in a manner which assists people in moving toward their goals.

•Quick in diagnosing difficulties and assists in the management of individual situations.

•Makes efficient use of time and moves in a planned and systematic direction

Parkwood Behavioral Health, Olive Branch, Mississippi January 2013-December 2016

Registered Nurse

•Excellent ability to deal with different types of patients (adults and children) with mental disabilities

•Possess good knowledge of CMHT model

•Possess excellent psychiatric therapeutic skills

•Able to identify the mental changes in a patient, and excellent ability to record improvement

•Highly skilled to use latest medical equipment

•Strong communication skills in written and verbal English

•Possess good interpersonal skills

•Able to work in diverse working environment

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland August 2012-November 2012

Registered Nurse, Inpatient Psychiatry

•Assessing, administering, and evaluating patient care, in accordance with team treatment plan

•Administers medical treatment as prescribed by physician

•Responsible for teaching and providing psychosocial support to patients

•Documents and reports patient progress to treatment team

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Southaven, MS July 2011 - August 2012

Registered Nurse, Emergency Room

•Provide emergency medical care to an average of 30 critically ill patients per shift within a 35-bed Emergency Services Department

•Ensure the provision of quality emergency medical care to patients requiring emergency treatment in accordance with physician orders, hospital policy, and standard nursing practice

•Perform patient assessment and nursing diagnosis

•Evaluate episodic and acute responses to broad classifications of physical or psychosocial issues

•Manage the planning and implementation of interventions

•Coordinate patient referrals and discharge planning activities

Compass Intervention Center, Memphis, TN March 2008- Dec 2012

Registered Nurse (Charge and House Supervisor)

•Responsible for day to day nursing care for 80-90 behavioral health children and adolescent

•Charge nurse overseeing approximately 25 staff including staff nurses, community counselors

•Admit clients to facility for assessment and evaluation

•Provide a safe environment for clients

•Provides direct supervision of clients

•Empowers clients and teaches new tools for coping to clients

•Prescribes, coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process that is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care.

•Accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis

•Responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit.

Key Skills and Qualifications

• Excellent leadership skills

• Critical thinker, decision maker and problem solver

• Effective communicator• Flexible

• Highly motivated

• Computer literacy (Sunrise, CERNER, Microsoft Office, PASS, Praxis, EClinical)


•Advanced Practice Nursing License

•AANP certified


•SAMA certified

•CPI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certified


Baptist College of Health Sciences, BSN, Nursing 2007

South University, MSN-FNP, 2014

References Available Upon Request

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