Bronx, NY 347-***-**** email@example.com
Seeking an entry-level registered nurse position at a hospital where my educational and experiential background will support the delivery of competent and compassionate patient-centered care.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Utica College, Utica, NY Graduation: May 2020
Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.7
Rome Memorial Hospital, Rome, NY January 2020 – April 2020
Clinical Student: Progressive Care Unit
Completed care and assessment of patients with life-threatening illnesses including congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, stroke, drug overdose, and respiratory failure.
Monitored, recorded, and reported symptoms and detrimental changes in patient status.
St. Elizabeth Campus – Mohawk Valley Health System, New Hartford, NY September 2019 – December 2019
Clinical Student: Medical-Surgical Unit
Treated patients with acute conditions: heart attacks, respiratory distress, shock, and observed advanced and invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Maintained safety, dignity, and respect of all patients with strict adherence to HIPAA at all times.
Administered medications orally, intravenously, and subcutaneously to assigned patients under the supervision of clinical instructor. Provided education to patients on medication, recovery, coping skills, and community resources.
Evaluated patient care needs and prioritized treatment.
Enhanced patient comfort level by changing dressings, bathing, and mobility to prevent pressure ulcers.
Cared for patients with nasogastric tubes, Foley catheters, and patients needing wound and/or stoma care.
Golisano Children’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY September 2019 – October 2019
Clinical Student: Pediatrics Surgical Unit
Assessed pediatric patients, obtained vital signs, and administered medications under the supervision of clinical instructor.
Documented assessment findings, hourly IV and safety checks, daily cares including intake/output of food and beverages.
Provided care to patients with no family or visitors (read stories, play games, etc.).
Offered emotional support for children and their families.
License & Certifications
Registered Professional Nurse, New York State Board of Nursing September 2020 – August 2023
Basic Life Support Certification, American Heart Association, Bronx, NY May 2020 – May 2022
Naloxone Administration, NYSDOH Registered Opioid Overdose Program, Albany, NY September 2019 – September 2021
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association, Rome, NY March 2020 – March 2022
Utica College, Utica, NY August 2016 – May 2020
Nursing Lab Assistant (September 2019 – May 2020)
Assisted students with skills and techniques including wound care, administering intravenous medications, Foley catheter insertion, and tracheostomy care and suctioning. Prepare labs for setup and break down of scenarios and learning modules.
Teacher’s Assistant (August 2017 – December 2019)
Provided support to lead teacher and reinforced planned activities to help enhance the academic development of students.
Peer Tutor (August 2016 – September 2019)
Taught study and test-taking strategies. Developed and implemented individualized education plans for students and assessed their progress throughout tutoring sessions.
Clubs and Organizations
Greater New York City – Black Nurses Association, Member May 2020 – Present
Utica College Collegiate Science and Technology and Entry Program, Member July 2016 – May 2020
Utica College Black Student Union, Member August 2016 – May 2020
Utica College Student Nurses Association, Member August 2018 – May 2020
Utica College Programming Board, Member September 2019 – May 2020