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Please critique my résumé

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    Student Nurse - Graduating in May 2013 and seeking a competitive perioperative nursing internship

    • Hardworking, cooperative and inquisitive
    • Personable, attention to detail, seeks creative problem-solving
    • Excellent public speaking skills, very comfortable gathering history from patients and educating families
    • Remains calm under pressure and stress

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    Education / Credentials

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May 2013; GPA 3.22/4.0
    ******* College of Nursing, *********, NJ

    CPR; BLS Certification by the American Heart Association
    National Student Nurses Association, NJ Chapter

    Healthcare Experience

    • University Hospital, **********, NJ 2012 - present
      • Clinical Care Tech: provide direct care to 9-12 adult patients on a 31-bed medical cardiology floor, within a large 600-bed hospital. Duties include phlebotomy, removing IV lines and Foley catheters, glucose monitoring, personal hygienic care, lifting 25-50 lb equipment, telemetry monitoring, and emptying drainage bags.

    • ******** Medical & Surgical Center, Millsboro, DE 2008 - 2011
      • Administrative Assistant / Sterile Processor: provided *direct and indirect adult patient care in a small surgical center with 4 ORs and 12 exam rooms. Assisted with preparation of sterile field, faxed & filed medical records, scheduled patient appointments; assisted M.D.s and N.P.s with minor medical procedures, sterilized surgical instruments and scopes using autoclave, disposed of biomedical waste.

    • S****** A*******, M.D. General Surgeon 2006 - 2010
      • Shadowed 8-10 hours weekly. Observed: endoscopies, colonoscopies, and general surgeries including Port-a-cath insertions/removals, vasectomies, skin cancer removal, knee replacements, subcutaneous abscess from MRSA. Colposcopies and hysterectomies.

    • *C***** H*****, D.O. Trauma Surgeon 2008 - 2010
      • *Shadowed 4-5 hours weekly. Observed: breast biopsies, skin cancer removals, in-office suture removal, perineal abscesses, lower leg amputation.

    Clinical Rotations
    Medical Surgical, Pediatrics, Maternity, Psychiatric, Geriatrics, Community Health,
    and Leadership & Management.

    • Head to toe, systemic, focused, and neurological assessments; obtained vital signs; assessed IV site/line, PICC lines, CVP lines, patients under conscious and unconscious sedation, trauma wounds, trachiostomy, NG tubes, G tubes, chest tubes, and ostomies.


    • Educated patients and their families on medical and surgical procedures, disease processes, and pain management techniques. Anticipated patient's needs upon transfer to PACU.


    • Independently performed aseptic technique and provided care with an emphasis on surgical wound care.
    • Administered PO, IM, SubQ, and intradermal medications.


    • Delegated and prioritized tasks with team of RNs, LPNs, PTs, and students.
    • Assisted general surgeons in evaluating outcomes of surgical procedures.