auto transfusionist dominican hospital o r resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Compassionate Healthcare Professional bringing proven direct support experience over a 20-year career in healthcare. Team-oriented and adaptable to changing needs. Committed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in taking vital signs, patient assessment, and managing patient care. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

  • Patient safety
  • Infection control standards
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient care and management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Calm under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • Healthcare expertise
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Mobility assistance
  • Clinical training
  • Flexible
  • Records management
  • Telemetry and Advanced Cardiac Care Experience
12/2008 to Current Auto-transfusionist, Dominican Hospital O.R. Touro | Laplace, LA,
  • Operated closed sterile loop blood sequestering equipment such as Haemonetics Cell Saver to collect and recycle patient's own blood for re-infusion.
  • Participated with staff in positioning patients for neurosurgery and orthopedic procedures.
  • Collaborated with Anesthesiologist for mitigation of blood loss and replacement.
  • Checked patient charts for CBC and type/cross pre-procedure laboratory values.
  • Calculate and determine the Estimated Blood Loss during the procedure.
  • Observed sterile and aseptic technique during procedures and setting up equipment, respectively.
  • Responsible for all paperwork and charting at end of the month audits.
  • Took lab specimens from surgery suite to the laboratory for analysis
  • Checked out units of blood from the blood bank to bring to the Anesthesiologist for re-infusion if needed.
02/2003 to Current Patient Care Technician Decypher | Edwards Air Force Base, CA,
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance.
  • Improved patient care, safety, and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Performed EKG's and Glucose monitoring In Emergency Room environment.
  • Provided Splinting for Orthopedic patients.
  • Performed CPR and BLS airway management
  • Assisted and supported physicians performing invasive line and diagnostic procedures.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.
  • Safely transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Performed housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Secured qualified assistance for patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
06/2020 to 08/2020 Telemetry Residency Dominican Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Under preceptor supervision, performed complete nursing care including charting and assessments on three patients per shift.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Administered medications and took blood and other body fluid samples for diagnostic purposes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Prepped patients for procedures such as cardiac catheterization and TAVR's.
  • Report changes in patient status to admitting MD for upgrades in care.
  • Completed 350 hours of level 1 Nursing care.
01/2000 to 06/2004 EMT-B American Medical Response | City, STATE,
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Delivered first aid or life support care to sick or injured individuals in pre-hospital settings.
  • Assessed scenes and prioritized care according to severity of injury or illness.
  • Operated ambulance to and from scenes and emergency facilities, responding to dispatch calls for emergent medical assistance.
  • Monitored and replenished ambulance supplies, maintaining well-stocked inventory and properly functioning equipment.
  • Collaborated with team members and other first responders, ensuring consistent communication to maintain order and efficient care delivery.
  • Immobilized patients for transport using backboard or other spinal mobilization.
  • Completed emergency treatment procedures to stabilize individuals for transport.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020 Associate of Science | Nursing Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2021 Bachelor of Science | Nursing California State University of Monterey Bay, , GPA:
Expected in 08/2020 Telemetry Residency | Nursing Practice Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, GPA:
Expected in 01/2020 Nursing Critical Care | Acute Care Nursing Course DefibThis , Santa Cruz, GPA:
  • RN Registered Nurse License # RN95226973
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) issued: March 2020
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification issued: May 2020

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School Attended

  • Cabrillo College
  • California State University of Monterey Bay
  • Cabrillo College
  • DefibThis

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  • Auto-transfusionist, Dominican Hospital O.R.
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Telemetry Residency
  • EMT-B


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Telemetry Residency
  • Nursing Critical Care

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