Correctional Nurse Resume

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Florence Chauvin
1491 Dovetail Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Objective To secure a job as a Correctional Nurse within the hospital in which my nursing skills and experience can be used to help the hospital grow.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience as an correctional nurse in hospital and psychiatric nursing
  • Solid understanding of correctional medical policies and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and ethics
  • Sound knowledge of medical, therapeutic and psychiatric nursing interventions and methods
  • Ability to apply quality standards, procedures and protocols
  • Ability to listen and provide empathetic assistance to inmates in meeting their needs
  • Superb documentation skills and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work within the scope of a secure environment
  • Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with inmates and their caregivers

Professional Experience:

Correctional Nurse, August 2005 – Present
Correctional Medical Services, Schaumburg, IL

  • Supervised and resolved patient care and inmates issues.
  • Established work performance standards and evaluated performance.
  • Counseled and disciplined subordinate staff.
  • Coordinated and provided health related training for medical staff.
  • Assessed training needs of nursing staff.
  • Planned, developed, implemented and evaluated health related training programs.

Correctional Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
Cosmetic Nurse, Schaumburg, IL

  • Reported reactions to treatments and medications and changes in the inmates’ emotional and physical condition.
  • Interpreted physicians’ orders and administered prescribed medication.
  • Helped in surgical dressings and bandages.
  • Responded in emergency and provided first aid care.
  • Monitored and recorded vital signs.
  • Observed signs and symptoms during sick call when physician is not present.


B.A in Health Care Studies, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

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