Med Surg Nurse Resume Sample

These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Med Surg Nurse resumes for your reference.

Surgical RN

  • Pre-op evaluation, ease patient anxiety, health history, Informed Consent, detailed documentation, 3 and 12 lead EKGs.
  • Circulate in OR, assist surgeon, time out, sterilize surgical location, prepare sterile field for implements, monitor patient vitals closely, detailed documentation.
  • Post-op care of patient, maintain patient safety, monitor vital signs, assess patient responsiveness, alert physician with adverse changes in condition, verify all documentation is complete.

Registered Nurse, Med-Surg

  • Performing all nursing care in accordance with the state Nursing Act while adhering to all facility policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Monitoring patient progress and identifying any changes in status, acting on those changes to ensure patient comfort and safety.
  • Manage and utilize strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care for patients with various medical conditions for pre-operative and post-operative status.

RN Medical Surgical

  • Observe upwards of 5-8 patients per shift, charted and reported changes in patient’s’ condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatments.
  • Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection .
  • Develop plan of care that is individualized for the patient.
  • Perform appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.

RN Med/Surg

  • Perform initial patient assessments and work with physicians to plan, implement, and evaluate plans of care for adult-geriatric patient population.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments as determined by the adult or elderly patient’s condition and reprioritize care accordingly.
  • Report critical values and condition changes to Charge Nurse or Doctors.
  • Utilize clinical expertise to administer medications and injections, administer IV therapy, perform venipuncture, provide wound care, monitor glucose levels and lab values, assist in bedside procedures, monitor various drainage devices.

RN Med/Surg

  • Recorded patients’ medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Policy an Procedure council and was the lead educator on the unit on policies such as foley catheter insertion, blood transfusion.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

RN Med/Surg

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary members of the health care team to create a plan of care with outcomes that are individualized for each patient based on each diagnosis.
  • Delegate and provide direct patient care as needed while maintaining patient safety as priority.
  • Act as Charge nurse when needed, oversee care and make myself available as a resource person to staff, patients, and patient families.

RN Med/Surg

  • Receive and provide nursing care to the patients after orthopedic and general surgery.
  • Assessed life threatening complications and managed with immediate actions.
  • Assisted the patient and family to obtain knowledge of the disease and its management.

Med Surg Nurse

  • Worked closely with the medical team to develop short and long terms goals and care plans.
  • Interact with patient and family to provide answers to questions.
  • Involve patient and family/significant other in planning patient’s care with education for disease process.

Registered Nurse Med/Surg

  • Cared for a variety of patients who had acute, chronic and post-surgical conditions.
  • Able to carry out the nursing process with knowledge and efficiency.
  • Able to perform various tasks, such as: blood transfusions, wound care, using the Ivac, monitoring, administering medications, etc. BLS certified.
  • Able to communicate with staff and family members to achieve best patient outcomes.

Staff Nurse, Med/Surg

  • Work independently providing bedside care, treatment and clinical documentation for patients on the medical-surgical floor.
  • Utilize the nursing process when administering medication and treatments, doing dressing changes, maintaining IVs and all other aspects of nursing care.
  • Facilitate admissions, discharges, transfers of patients, Prepared chart notes and other documentation.

Staff Nurse Med-Surg

  • Carefully monitor and effectively communicate changes in conditions and provide the necessary and appropriate interventions per physician orders.
  • Educate patients and families on disease processes and preparation for advancing to the next level of care.
  • (Renal) Acute renal failure that require dialysis pending kidney recovery, ESRD, AV fistulas/grafts, Vas-Caths/Perma-Cath.
  • (Skin) Fistulas, Drains, ostomies, decubitus ulcers, post-surgical wounds, ischemic extremities, cellulitis, etc.

Staff Nurse Med-Surg

  • Prepared admission documentation, assessment and plan of care based on primary diagnosis.
  • Assessed patient’s needs and conditions at regular intervals as defined in unit standards of care, reviewed and implemented physician orders.
  • Documented patient care, physician orders, vital signs, treatment parameters, procedures and test results into Meditech Patient Care System.
  • Monitored intake and output per unit standard of care, physician order, per nursing assessed need and/or as specified by hospital policy.

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