Med Surg Nurse Resume

Sonia Scruggs

3088 Glendale Avenue

Reseda, CA 91335



Job Objective Seeking employment as a Med Surg Nurse with a qualifying hospital in order to exercise my knowledge.

Work Experience:

Med Surg Nurse, August 2005 – Present

Providence Health & Services, Reseda, CA

  • Assessed patient conditions and nursing needs, using the nursing process.
  • Ensured that patient direct care needs are met.
  • Performed patient and family education.
  • Collaborated with team in patient care.
  • Provided care appropriate to the age and specific needs of the patients.
  • Implemented infection control techniques in all patient interactions.

Med Surg Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005

Midland Memorial Hospital, Reseda, CA

  • Provided patient care and maintained effective functioning for the assigned unit of service.
  • Supervised licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed nursing personnel and other registered nurses in providing quality patient care.
  • Ensured that services in the unit are performed in accordance with the standards and mission of the facility.
  • Implemented patient care in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Southwest Medical Center.
  • Communicated with peers and assisted in orientation of new employees.
  • Participated in Cardiovascular Continuous Quality Improvement.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable nursing experience in acute care setting
  • Thorough knowledge of nursing principles
  • Good creative, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to provide quality patient care
  • Ability to assess patient’s needs – clinical, teaching, mental and spiritual
  • Ability to function well in stressful situations and to prioritize and delegate work


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA

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