Recovery Nurse Resume

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Lisa Nelson
793 Pinewood Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Job Objective Seeking a job in a well established medical organization as a Recovery Nurse.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the nursing process
  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology
  • Wide Knowledge of recovery procedures in a nursing environment
  • Ability to provide support and comfort to patients and family members
  • Quick decision maker
  • Ability to provide care and medication as per doctor instructions
  • Strong knowledge of recovery procedures and techniques

Professional Experience:

  • Recovery Nurse, 2007 – Present
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan, NY
  • Assessed the needs of patients on an individual basis.
  • Provided quality nursing care to patients.
  • Performed patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2007, Auburn University, Auburn University, AL

Example #2

Nancy Gonzalez
2411 W Mulberry St
Jemison, AL 35085
[email protected]

Objective Seeking to expand my experience as a Recovery Nurse and to enhance my skills & competencies and to serve people.

Career Profile:

  • Immense ability to provide professional nursing care to patients in the recovery room unit of hospital.
  • Strong ability to educate patients regarding their surgery, side effects and recovery process.
  • Extended ability to use patient controlled pumps, intravenous and epidural infusions.
  • Greater ability to analyze certain ailments and conditions in patients.
  • Solid ability to prepare patients for surgery, monitor them while under anesthesia.

Nursing Experience:

Recovery Nurse, 2004 to till date
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

  • Responsible for providing constant care to patients immediately following surgery.
  • Ensured that the patient is breathing properly and administered oxygen when needed.
  • Measured temperature, blood pressure, pulse and other vital signs of patient.
  • Ensured that the patient is breathing properly and administered oxygen when needed.
  • Monitored patient’s recovery after surgery, allocated medication and changed bandages.

Academic Background

Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA), 2004
Rush University, Chicago, IL

B.S in Nursing, 2003
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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