cardiothoracic np resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management, and problem-solving skills.

Organized and dependable Nurse Practitioner successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude.

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary treatment and nursing care
  • Expert in diagnosing and managing pre and post-op cardiac patients
  • Excellent in Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills
  • Effective and efficient in working with critical situation
  • Mentor and precept nurses on latest evidence-based practice in patient-centered care approach
  • Quality improvement and Quality Assurance
  • Supervise and direct outpatient cardiac staff
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Teamwork
  • Compliance reporting expert in NYS and STS data
  • Patient education and counseling
Work History
Cardiothoracic NP, 07/2011 - Current
Houston Methodist Austin, TX,
  • Admit, manage, and discharge cardiac surgery patients.
  • Evaluate cardiac consults and collaborate with health care team regarding plan of care.
  • Coordinate cardiac/TAVR surgery patients.
  • Evaluate and manage pre-op and post-op patients in cardiac clinic and work alongside surgeons.
  • Performed minor, outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Published articles in professional publications and presented academic papers at medical symposia to relate information on surgical challenges, techniques, and outcomes.
  • Assessed referral patients and determined surgical goals and parameters to facilitate achievement of desirable outcomes.
  • Served as a Technical Expert Panel for CMS in 90-Day, all-cause risk-standardized mortality rate (RSMR) measure following isolated coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in Yale Hospital
Cardio/Medical NP, 05/2008 - 07/2011
New York Presbyterian Of Queens City, STATE,
  • Participated in rounds in all medical floors to assess, diagnose, manage, and refer medical patients to different specialty practitioners as warranted.
  • Ordered diagnostic testing/procedures and followed results, and provided medical care services.
  • Discussed care plans with patients and explained test results and proper use of medications.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Recorded patient medical history, applicable test results and vitals into medical records.
  • Conducted screenings, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative services on primary health care team.
  • Coordinated patients' post-discharge treatment plans with physicians and other nurses to promote continuity of medical care.
Medicine NP Perdiem , 12/2007 - 01/2010
NYU Winthrop University Hospital City, STATE,
  • Worked in telemetry and medical services.
  • Admitted, and discharged patients from ER, cardiac cath., EPS, and other cardiac procedures.
  • Managed cardiac patients and referred them to specialty health providers as needed.
  • Conducted patient assessments and reviewed physician instructions to develop and implement tailored respiratory therapy care plans based on individual requirements.
  • Worked as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Gathered, charted, and analyzed patient history data and discussed key points with clinicians.
  • Teamed with physicians to provide comprehensive patient care, referrals, and high-risk management strategies.
Surgical ICU Registered Nurse, 04/1989 - 05/2008
New York Presbyterian Of Queens City, STATE,
  • Directed and supervised LPNs and CNAs.
  • Adhered to protocols, norms, rules, and regulations to maintain complete medical records.
  • Assisted bedside procedures. Performed medical emergencies BCLS/ACLS.
  • Educated patients' families about disease and its treatment.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals, and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation, and chest tubes.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
Doctor of Nursing Practice: , Expected in 2018
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA
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MSN: , Expected in 2007
Molloy College - Rockville Centre, NY
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BSN: , Expected in 1993
Adelphi University - Garden City, NY
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AAS: Nursing, Expected in 1989
Queensborough Community College - Bayside, NY
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  • Adult Nurse Practitioner, New York State 2007- present
  • DEA 2007-present
  • PECOS (NY) 2008-present
  • Telemetry, Intravenous therapy, Phlebotomy & Ventilator Care (NY) 1991-present
  • Registered Professional Nurse, New York State 1989-present
  • ACLS/BCLS (American Heart Association) 1989-present
  • Infection Control 1989-present


Co-chair the APN 2019 in NYPQ

Nurse Practitioner of the year (2017) in NYPQ

Star Employee from 2015 to 2017 in NYPQ

American Academy Nurse Practitioner

Sigma Theta Tau International


Implementation of the State Avoidable Rehospitalizations (STAAR) Initiative in an NP-Led Transitional- Care Program to Reduce Readmission Rates and to Provide Safe Transitional Care in Post- Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Quality Improvement Project.

Medication Reconciliation for Post- Cardiac Surgery Patients "Back to Basics".

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocols for Cardiac surgery Patients


Carrera, A., Mack, C., Lang, S., Neel, C., et al.(2021). Implementing a High Value Care Discharge Protocol in Patient Undergoing CABG Reduces Readmission. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 0003-4975.

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School Attended

  • University of Massachusetts
  • Molloy College
  • Adelphi University
  • Queensborough Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cardiothoracic NP
  • Cardio/Medical NP
  • Medicine NP Perdiem
  • Surgical ICU Registered Nurse


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN
  • BSN
  • AAS

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