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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Well-educated Operating Room Nurse with a calm demeanor and a career spent aiding patients in surgical environments. Promoting attention to detail and offering a high level of energy.

Clear-thinking Registered Nurse with 10 years of peri-operative nursing practice as both a scrub and circulating nurse. Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills. Looking to transition into a new position where critical thinking and collaboration talents can be fully utilized.

Skills
  • Family education
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Infection control measures
  • Data entry
  • Patient privacy
  • Precepting
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Foley catheters
  • Direct patient care
Education
David Crockett High School Jonesborough, TN Expected in 05/1991 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN Expected in 05/2007 Associate of Applied Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
King University Bristol, TN, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications

July 2014-Present ACLS for Healthcare Providers

May 2007-Present BLS for Healthcare Providers

September 2007 Principle Course of Fracture Management for Operating Room Personnel

October 2007 Certificate of Surgical Technologist

Work History
Mid-Columbia Medical Center - Certified Surgical Technologist
The Dalles, OR, 05/2007 - 08/2008
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures
Memorial Health - Registered Nurse, Operating Room
Lincoln, IL, 08/2008 - 07/2014
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures
Memorial Health - Registered Nurse, Operating Room
Taylorville, IL, 07/2014 - Current
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures
  • Collaborated with all members of patient's healthcare team to ensure proper and appropriate level of care

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School Attended

  • David Crockett High School
  • Northeast State Community College
  • Northeast State Community College
  • King University

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Registered Nurse, Operating Room
  • Registered Nurse, Operating Room

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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