Trauma Treatment Nurse Resume

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RUSSELL COLEMAN, RN, BSN
229 SPRINGVALE ROAD
RIVERHEAD, NEW YORK 11901
585-777-7777
RUSS@INTERNET.COM
DISASTER RESPONSE • ACUTE & CRITICAL PATIENT CARE • MEDICAL/SURGICAL CARE
Pediatrics / Geriatrics / Post-Surgical / Nuclear & Biological Hazards
Health care professional with over eight years’ intensive experience in fast-paced military hospital environments. Demonstrated capacity to provide direct patient care and effectively supervise support staff in a variety of clinical settings. Specialized training in dealing with nuclear and biological exposure, as well as experience treating patients with infectious diseases including Typhoid, Meningitis, AIDS, and other contagions. Proven capacity to function well in crisis situations, plus excellent ability to relate to patients from diverse cultural backgrounds and various age groups.
PRIMARY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
LIEUTENANT, UNITED STATES NAVY (2005 -Present)
US Naval Hospital; Okinawa, Japan
Patients encompass infants through geriatrics, with conditions including a broad range of infectious diseases and physical injuries.
Staff Nurse / Charge Nurse – Adult &Pediatric Care May 2009 – Present
• Provide bedside care to patients; administer medications and implement physician orders
• Confer with physicians and other care team members on treatment plans for various patients
• Address the needs of patients in isolation with Typhoid, Meningitis, and other contagious diseases
• Train and provide leadership for staff of seven RNs and LPNs in Charge Nurse role
• Participate in field exercises to maintain readiness for combat deployment in support of Marine units
Key Accomplishment:
Restructured medical supplies inventory and wrote new Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to improve departmental efficiencies.
Staff Nurse / Division Officer – PostAnesthesia Care Unit May 2008 – May 2009
• Served needs of post-operative patients, addressing special concerns of post anesthesia recovery
• Otherwise supported surgical teams in treating patients with a broad range of medical conditions
US Naval Hospital; Bethesda, Maryland
Patient base included military dependents and retirees, as well as active military personnel, including several “VIP” patients.
Staff Nurse -Medical/Telemetry Acute Care Unit Apr 2005 – Apr 2008
• Addressed acute care needs of medical patients, including oncology and infectious disease patients
• Cared for patients in isolation wards with tuberculosis, AIDS, and other contagious diseases
• Monitored cardiac activity of patients using state-of-the-art telemetry technology
Accomplishment:
Selected to serve as part of Humanitarian Relief Response Team.

PRIMARY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (continued):

EASTERN LONG ISLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL; Riverhead, New York
Providing full range of medical services.
Staff Nurse / Charge Nurse – Medical/Surgical Unit 2002 – 2005
• Provided direct patient care including telemetry monitoring
• Served needs of incarcerated individuals in conjunction with Suffolk County (NY) Sheriff’s Office

ADDITIONAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER; Riverhead, Maryland
Per Diem Registered Nurse – Maryland Children’s Center 2005 – 2008
• Served the needs of pediatric patients in a clinical outpatient setting

SANDRAS NURSING SERVICES; Maryland, New York
Per Diem Registered Nurse 2004 – 2005
• Cared for burn victims, cardiac patients, post-surgical patients, ICU patients, and the terminally ill

EDUCATION:

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY; Riverhead, New York
Master of Science, Community Service Anticipated May, 2009

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK; Buffalo, New York
Bachelor of Science, Nursing May 2003
Sigma Theta Tau Honorary / Gold Key Award / Silver Key Award

BROWN UNIVERSIIY; Providence, Rhode Island
Associate of Science, Hotel & Restaurant Management Jun 1988

CERTIFICATIONS / SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

Registered Nurse
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS I)
Intravenous Conscious Sedation (IVCS)

Nuclear & Biological Hazard Medical Training
Mass Casualty Training; Field Hospital Training; Shipboard Hospital Training
Suturing; Chest Tube Insertion

References Provided On Request

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