Sample Prison Nurse Resume

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Anita Moore
72 Fulton Street
Rupert, WV 25984

Job Objective To further improve my skills as a Prison Nurse in a hospital that challenges and that sets high goals.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in human behavior and nursing practices
  • Thorough knowledge of the psychological behavior of patients undergoing sentences
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety principles and infection control
  • Ability to assess patients’ needs
  • Ability to document patient assessments and nursing intervention
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior skills to handle physical, mental and emotional issues

Work Experience:

Prison Nurse, August 2005 – Present
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Rupert, WV

  • Provided direct patient care services in accordance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Administered nursing care to inmates in the institution, hospital and clinic.
  • Developed a nursing assessment for each patient.
  • Assessed and identified high risk symptoms and behaviors in patients.
  • Completed nutritional screening as part of the assessment.
  • Monitored evaluated and revised the plan of care as needed.

Prison Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
CA Prison Health Care, Rupert, WV

  • Provided direct and indirect nursing care to inmates.
  • Collaborated with physicians and other health care providers.
  • Managed to take independent action ensuring professional and legal limits.
  • Supervised the conduct of inmates to protect and maintain safety.
  • Assisted the physicians with medical and minor surgical procedures.
  • Ensured administration of medication, therapeutic agents, treatments, disease prevention, and restorative measures as ordered by a physician.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Becker College, Worcester, MA

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