Geriatric Nurse Resume Samples

A Geriatric Nurse is hired to assist and provide nursing service mainly for the elderly population. Some of the specific duties associated with the post are listed on the Geriatric Nurse Resume as – identify and understand the complex physical and mental needs of the elderly patient, assisting patients in protecting their overall health and managing the changes in their mental state, helping patients maintaining their activity levels and independence, assessing and documenting vitals, administering medication, discussing illness and treatments; assisting with basic functions such as bathing and eating; and helping the elderly people live safely and with dignity.

Those with a passion to help the elders, with extensive knowledge of common health conditions among the elderly, fit best this role. Other crucial skills include – the ability to identify and understand the unique health needs of the elderly; strong communication skills, physically strong, and a positive and encouraging demeanor. To get into this role, a nursing degree and a valid nursing license are needed.

 

Geriatric Nurse Resume example

Geriatric Nurse Resume

Headline : Geriatric Nurse experienced with providing direct in-home care to elderly and Juvenile patients. Six years of experience in primary care at Senium and Zoar. Maintaining strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role in Child Development Facilities.

Skills : Wound Care,patient Care For Geriatric, Managing Patient Care, Wound Care.

Description :

    1. Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
    2. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    3. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
    4. Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
    5. Trained 10 staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care.
    6. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
    7. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Geriatric Nurse Resume

Summary : Currently seeking mid-level Geriatric Nurse position with growth opportunities in a professional atmostphere, hoping to put my creativity to use by sharing my ideas. Very passionate about helping others, building relationships and impacting the lives of others on a daily basis.

Skills : Experienced In Application Projects Such As Excel, Access, And PowerPoint., Customer Service, Inventory, Event Coordination, Sales.

Description :

    1. Provided excellent customer service in Geriatric and Hospice care for diabetics, dementia, Alzheimer's, emphysema patients.
    2. Followed procedures, rules and guidelines with attention to detail.
    3. Understood dangers and risks of mistakes.
    4. Followed all safety precautions.
    5. Developed and maintained relationships.
    6. Addressed a wide range of issues requiring unique solutions.
    7. Used sound judgment and problem solving to resolve issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Geriatric Nurse Resume

Summary : Collaborating with nurse program manager, medical director, and lead geriatrician provides oversight of day-to-day operations of the Geriatric ED in relation to geriatric emergency care for older adult patients and support to their families/caregivers.

Skills : Planning Skills, Nursing.

Description :

    1. Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
    2. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
    3. Provided supervision to CNAs and other RNs.
    4. Served as a content and resource expert for patients families and interdisciplinary team members in management of geriatric patients.
    5. Kept apprised of and implements use of established and emerging evidence-based best practices in geriatric emergency care and core geriatric competencies.
    6. Conducted geriatric assessments using validated screening tools and interprets results.
    7. Communicated assessment findings and recommends interventions/plans to appropriate physicians and/or staff.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            7-10 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Management
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED

                            Geriatric Nurse Resume

                            Summary : To practice Geriatric Nurse professional nursing within a progressive environment that will provide challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

                            Skills : PRI And Screen Certified, UAS Trained.

                            Description :

                              1. Oversaw the provision of competent nursing care of geriatric, medical and orthopedic population, managing acute and chronic health problems focusing on the emotional mental and social needs of the patient from admission to discharge, conferred with family members to determine the resident's capabilities to cope with living arrangements and participates in medical and rehabilitation programs.
                              2. Assessed patients, analyzed normal and abnormal health conditions, analyzed clinical lab tests, cardiac monitoring with telemetry, administered medications, blood products, parenteral fluids, lipids and TPN via central, midline and peripheral lines, start peripheral lines.
                              3. Assessed the need for and utilized appropriate ancillary services (OT, PT, pharmacy, social services, speech) to make referrals.
                              4. Set up, operate specialized equipment ( defibrillators, telemetry, CPM) required for cardiac monitoring and knee replacements.
                              5. Completed appropriate documentation and provided documentation, obtained information for the interdisciplinary team to help stay abreast of any changes with the residents.
                              6. Developed and maintained monthly summaries, daily notes, care plans, wound and skin documentation for each patient and for any change in condition.
                              7. Conducted meetings with families, patients and interdisciplinary team members to facilitate and assist with streamlining services, counseling, follow up appointments, in-services and teaching of the families and patients.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Bachelor Of Science

                            Geriatric Nurse Resume

                            Summary : Providing physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising, and also Reviewing patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.

                            Skills : Typing- 60 Wpm, Spreadsheet.

                            Description :

                              1. Interacted with patients afflicted with Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorder, Mania.
                              2. Applied therapeutic communication on patients with acute state of mania, implementing verbal de-escalation techniques to decrease patients' anxiety level.
                              3. Awarded with Clinical Excellence St.
                              4. Awarded with Excellence in Medical/Surgical Nursing Bronx Lebanon Hospital - Bronx, NY Pediatric / Maternity Nursing Observed several surgical procedures performed by a physician including circumcision and birth by caesarian section.
                              5. Provided care for maternity patient during latent phase of labor with a diagnoses of Pre-eclampsia.
                              6. Trained in diagnosing newborn hip dysplasia.
                              7. Provided care for a patient afflicted with Kawasaki syndrome.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            7-10 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Management
                            Education
                            Education
                            Associate In Applied Science

                            Geriatric Nurse Resume

                            Summary : Geriatric Nurse position in home health care, willing to drive from my home in Lockhart to see patients in Caldwell and surrounding counties.

                            Skills : Planning Skills, Documentation Skills.

                            Description :

                              1. Provided professional care to patients at the Medical/Surgical center - Delivered skilled nursing care in routine/stressful periods at the highest standards of excellence.
                              2. Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients' physical condition, administered approved medications and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
                              3. Supervised and assessed vital changes in the patient's condition by monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results.
                              4. Documented and recorded patients' health status and nursing care.
                              5. Experienced in psychiatric and mental health nursing.
                              6. Participated in inter-disciplinary nursing team meetings to improve policies/procedures and to ensure adherence to safety procedures.
                              7. Responsible for a forty-bed geriatric unit and care delivered by auxiliary staff.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            BA

                            Geriatric Nurse Resume

                            Headline : Providing personal care to patients and assists patients will all aspects of activities of daily living and provides postmortem care when required, and also Preparing patient rooms and beds for receiving patients. Orients patient to room.

                            Skills : Computer Skills, Epic.

                            Description :

                              1. Responsible for the welfare of my patients-some of the most difficult patients were also the most endearing.
                              2. Dispensed medication per physician's orders.
                              3. Educated residence of the side effects of medications and counter indications.
                              4. Identified high-risk patients for facilitation of appropriate interdisciplinary follow up.
                              5. Maintained an understanding of regulatory requirements and available resources for care and support of the geriatric patient.
                              6. Collaborated with members of interdisciplinary team and community agencies to obtain, provide, and exchange information related to patients health care needs.
                              7. Assisted with transitions of care of the emergency department geriatric patient back into their residence or other facilities.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED

                            Geriatric Nurse Resume

                            Objective : Geriatric Nurse with 3+ years of experience in Exhibiting age-appropriate competencies: newborn, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric, and also Assisting with collection of urine samples and delivery of specimens to the laboratory.

                            Skills : Nursing, MS Office.

                            Description :

                              1. Provided support, education, and counseling to patients and family members to decrease inappropriate admission and repeat emergency visits including coordination of family meetings to establish or review patients goals of care.
                              2. Performed post ED discharge telephone calls to ensure understanding of discharge instructions, referrals, and care recommendations.
                              3. Participated in planning, development and execution of rapid tests of change for quality improvement initiatives.
                              4. Developed and delivered education of key concepts, principles and best practices in geriatric emergency medicine care and care coordination.
                              5. Assisted in data collection as needed.
                              6. Provided skilled nursing care and prescribed treatments to participants according to professional nursing standards and primary care orders.
                              7. Demonstrated nursing care to and instructs enrollees and families in treatments and other self-care interventions.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Junior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      Associate In Nursing

                                      Geriatric Nurse Resume

                                      Headline : Gerience in Building relationships and stay in communication with client families and/or guardian regarding all areas of clients health and well-being, and also Scheduling and attend medical appointments and weekly medication preparation, as needed.

                                      Skills : Training Skills, Cleanning Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Participated in daily program activities and provides comprehensive plan of care to meet participant needs and promote optimum health, independence and self-care.
                                        2. Assured that documentation for home care is accurate, current and that the home care documentation is up to date.
                                        3. Cleaned, disinfected and/or sterilized respiratory equipment.
                                        4. Replaced oxygen and other compressed gas cylinders used for respiratory care for children, teenagers, adults and geriatric patients.
                                        5. Maintained adequate inventory and stocking of general store supplies and medications used by the department of Respiratory Care.
                                        6. Maintained proficiency in the basic use of the hospital's computer system.
                                        7. Exhibited and practiced service excellence by actively seeking, listening, responding to the needs of patients, their family, physicians, staff and others.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              GED

                                                              Geriatric Nurse Resume

                                                              Headline : Performing as a team member in assisting with safe and effective care routine and activities of daily living (ADLs). Assists patients with their activities of daily living including but not limited to basic hygiene, skin care, nutritional and dietary needs, elimination needs, physical activity needs and all comfort measures. Maintains respect and privacy at all times.

                                                              Skills : Managing SKills, Stock manager.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Assembled, distributed and stocked respiratory care supplies throughout the hospital.
                                                                2. Disassembled and prepared respiratory equipment for cleaning, disinfection and/or sterilization.
                                                                3. Replaced all respiratory care equipment used throughout the hospital on a daily basis.
                                                                4. Assisted the bio-medical technician in tracking and/or repair of respiratory care equipment.
                                                                5. Provided oxygen to be used during transportation of patients.
                                                                6. Assisted the therapist during cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and other emergency procedures.
                                                                7. Assured and maintained the sterility of select equipment through following departmental policies regarding cleaning and processing of soiled equipment.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              5-7 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Executive
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              GED