RN Resume Example

Are you about to take the next step in your career as a registered nurse? If so, you may be on the hunt for the best RN resume example to help you make that next step you take the right one. We have created the following guide to give you an excellent registered nurse resume sample, which you can download and edit, as well as additional resources on how to write the resume you need to land the ideal job you want!

Before you get started, Advanced Travel Nursing has some words of wisdom for all the job seeking RNs out there:

  • Nurses are the heart of healthcare. You are important and you are unique. Use your resume as an opportunity to stand out and get what you deserve!
  • Make sure all the information you include is relevant. The sections you want to include are contact information/credentials, education, work experience, certifications, and skills/areas of expertise.
  • If you have a specialty, make sure your experience and certifications reflect it.

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RN Resume Example

Ally Allison, BSN, RN

1234 Great Street,

Sometown, AR 12345

(501) 123-4567

aallison@somedomain.com

www.linkedin.com/in/your-name

| Summary

Compassionate Intensive Care Registered Nurse with over four years of experience in fast-paced hospital environments. Service-oriented with organized and proactive nature. Specialized in handling emergency situations. Respected team-player with demonstrated leadership skills.

| Education

Arkansas Tech University - Russellville, Arkansas

Bachelors of Science in Nursing - 12/2012

| Areas of Expertise

  • Taking and Recording Vitals
  • Basic and Advanced Life Support
  • Blood Draws and Phlebotomy
  • Emergent and Urgent Care
  • JCAHO/HIPAA Compliance
  • EMS
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Medication Administration

| Professional Experience 

ABCD Health Medical Center - Little Rock, AR - 01/2013-01/2015

Permanent Staff RN II

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: Yes

Trauma Level: 2

Unit: MICU

Unit Trauma Level: 2

Unit Beds: 26

Total Beds: 600

Patient Ratio: 3:1, 2:1,1:1

  • Expertly administered IVs, 12-Lead Placements, 12-Lead Interpretation, and cardiovascular medications.
  • Served as a patient advocate for patients with life-threatening illnesses including heart and respiratory failure, multi-system organ failure, overdoses, trauma, and infectious diseases.
  • Contributed to development of patient care plans and assessments; earned special recognition for patient care and interventions.
  • Assisted physicians with procedures and treatment protocols.

ABCD Travel Nursing - 01/2015-Present

WXYZ Hospital - Tucson, AZ

Trustaff Travel RN - 01/2015-08/2015

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: Yes

Trauma Level: 2

Total Beds: 400

Unit: ICU

Unit Trauma Level: 2

Unit Beds: 20

Patient Ratio: 1:1, 1:2

  • Provided patient care to Level-II surgical and medical intensive care patients.
  • Expertly administered IVs and medications.

WXYZ Regional Medical Center - Santa Fe, New Mexico

Trustaff Travel RN - 08/2015-11/2015

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: No

Trauma Level: 3

Total Beds: 250

Unit: MICU

Unit Trauma Level: 3

Unit Beds: 16

Patient Ratio: 1:1, 1:2

  • Provided patient care to Level-III surgical and medical intensive care patients in busy ICU.
  • Expertly administered IVs and medications.
  • Gained experience with geriatric patient population.
  • Floated to Neuro-ICU 10% of the time.

WXYZ Hospital and Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ

Trustaff Travel RN - 12/2015-03/2015

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: Yes

Trauma Level: 1

Total Beds: 600

Unit: Float Pool

Unit Trauma Level: 1

Unit Beds: Varies

Patient Ratio: 1:1, 1:2, 1:3

  • Floated to MICU, SICU, TICU, Neuro-ICU, and Cardio-Thoracic ICU.
  • Provided patient care to Level-I patients in a busy ICU setting.

WXYZ Specialty and Transplant Hospital - San Antonio, TX

Trustaff Travel RN - 05/2016-09/2016

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: No

Trauma Level: 2

Total Beds: 250

Unit: Transplant ICU

Unit Trauma Level: 2

Unit Beds: 22

Patient Ratio: 1:1, 1:2

  • Provided pre and post patient care to kidney and liver transplant patients.

Medical City of WXYZ - Plano, TX

Trustaff Travel RN - 09/2016-01/2017

Facility Type: Acute Care

Teaching Facility: Yes

Trauma Level: 2

Total Beds: 395

Unit: ICU

Unit Trauma Level: 2

Unit Beds: 34

Patient Ratio: 1:1, 1:2, 1:3

  • Floated to MICU, TICU, BICU, and provided patient care.

| Licenses & Certifications

  • BLS- Basic Life Support - AHA-American Heart Association - #123456
  • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA-American Heart Association - #123456
  • NIHSS- National Institute of Health Stroke Scale - #123345
  • RN-Registered Nurse - State of Arkansas (Multi-State) - # 123456
  • RN-Registered Nurse - State of Nevada - #123456

| Computer Skills

  • Cerner
  • Meditech
  • Epic

| Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Resume Resources for RNs

Registered Nurse Resume Links

BluePipes

This article highlights the 10 top details to include on a nursing resume.

American Nurses Association (ANA)

This ANA page sheds light on the anatomy of an excellent nursing resume.

LiveCareer

This resource offers thorough recommendations on how to format an RN resume and what information to include.

General Resume Advice

Purdue Owl

This is one of the most trusted sources for writing needs across the board. The OWL’s online workshop will highlight best practices for resume writing.

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