I need to update my current resume ( see attached) and i need a cover letter.
Update : I work at sands point from 2013- March 2020 and nyc health and hospital from 2018 to present.
Brief summary I started my nursing career as LPN (licensed practical nurse) in 2013. I became an RN in 2016 and I got my BSN in 2019. I am planning on going back to school to get my MSN and becoming a psych NP. I worked in a long term care setting with dementia Alzheimer’s and psych elderly patients for 6 years . And I have been a correctional health nurse since 2018 where I deal with a lot of mental health patients.
Plus see current JOB description below:
Licensed Registered Professional Nurse currently registered to practice in New York State.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.
Demonstrated clinical competence and leadership traits (e.g. decision-making ability and skills in problem-solving, communication, priority-setting, and interpersonal relationships) with a minimum of one year of clinical nursing practice as a medical/surgical nurse, preferably in an acute care setting preferred.
Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development through attendance at continuing education programs and participation in professional/organizational committees.
Basic Life Support Certification required; ACLS preferred Infection Control Certificate.
Work in collaboration with physicians to provide patients with care, education, and support. Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill,injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Coordinating and assigning duties to other health care personnel, such as licensed practical nurses, nursing aides, and patient care associates.
Comply with procedures, regulations, and rules in maintaining medical records
Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.
Record patients’ medical information and vital signs.
Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions.
Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/health care personnel, or supervise a particular unit on one shift.
Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments.
Observe nurses and patients to ensure that proper nursing care is provided.
Instruct individuals, and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention and childbirth, and develop health improvement programs.
Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, and other anesthetics.
Provide health care, first aid, immunizations and assistance in convalescence and rehabilitation. Conduct specified laboratory tests.
Direct and coordinate infection control services, advising and consulting with specified personnel about necessary precautions.
Perform administrative and managerial functions, such as taking responsibility for a unit’s staff, and planning.
Provide or arrange for training/instruction of auxiliary personnel.
Refer patients to specialized health resources or community agencies furnishing assistance .
Consult with institutions or associations regarding issues and concerns relevant to the practice and profession of nursing.
Work with individuals, groups, and families to plan and implement programs designed to improve the overall health of communities.
Responding to/addressing medical emergencies, such as heart attacks, strokes, and burns as well as recovering post-operative patients.
Engage in research activities related to nursing.
Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers (civilian/correction staff) and/or patients.
Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail,or in person.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
Interacting with Computers — Using computers and computer systems, enter data, or process information.
Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g. patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Time Sharing — The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
Because patents require round the clock care, working hours include days, nights weekends and holidays. RNS are required to stand for long periods of time. Employees are encouraged to safely move patients and use alternative methods whenever possible; alternative methods include requesting assistance to roll/lift/transfer patients. RNs may face hazards from exposure to chemical and infectious diseases. In addition, they have to treat patients that are confused, irrational, agitated and/or uncooperative
Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to 100 pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods
Fine motor skills
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