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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and hardworking Registered Nurse with over 20 years of successful experience in the healthcare industry is seeking the position of Operating Room Nurse Manager at Midlands Orthopedic and Neurosurgery. I am a consistent patient champion with strong clinical judgment and team player but also noted for having great communication, leadership and decision-making skills.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
Experience
03/2019 to Current
Charge Circulating Nurse Wellpath Youngstown, OH,
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Prepared operating rooms to uphold strict asepsis standards.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Manage 14 nursing staff.
  • Monitored staff performance and provided coaching and formal counseling to staff.
  • Performed personnel interviewing, hiring, and disciplinary actions
  • Successfully recruited ST's and RNs in highly competitive market.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Provided strong leadership and guidance to nurses.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with residents, physicians, MOPA staff, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Able to support and fill multiple roles throughout the operating room and the facility
03/2015 to 02/2019
Charge Circulating OR Nurse Allegheny Health Network Bethel Park, PA,
  • Prepared operating room for patient procedures and assisted with clean up after procedures.
  • Collected, labeled and processed patient specimens carefully and accurately for testing.
  • Unit Based council President
  • Daisy award committee member
  • Nurse Residency mentor and preceptor
  • Supervised over 15 personnel
  • Managed patient flow and directed nurses and doctors to ensure medical assignments are completed on time.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
03/2012 to 04/2015
Registered Nurse Charge Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons Kent, OH,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans
  • Supervised 4 Registered Nurses
  • Mentored multiple inmates
06/2013 to 03/2015
Registered Nurse, MICU Baylor Scott & White Health Harker Heights, TX,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
01/2011 to 06/2013
Circulating Nurse, Operating Room Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons North Canton, OH,
  • Prepared operating room for patient procedures and assisted with clean up after procedures.
  • Observed, checked and monitored equipment used during surgery to confirm proper operation.
  • Collected, labeled and processed patient specimens carefully and accurately for testing.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Delivered exceptional care to patients throughout the entire surgical lifecycle to support positive health outcomes.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas.
01/2009 to 12/2010
Surgical Technologist Covid Clinic Laguna Hills, CA,
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assisted with CPR and airway clearing procedures during emergencies.
  • Assisted physicians during emergent trauma surgeries and other medical operations.
  • Orientated and educated staff on emergency medical and surgical procedures
06/2005 to 05/2006
Dermatology Medical Manager US Navy City, STATE,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Implemented team meetings to improve workflows and contribute to improving patient population outcomes.
  • Assisted the Dermatologist in surgical procedures
  • Managed 4 Teammates
  • Maintained cancer and phototherapy logs
  • Independently formulated the Standard Operating Procedures manual for the dermatology clinic
06/2002 to 06/2005
Sterile Processing Manager US Navy City, STATE,
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Preparing, processing, issuing surgery equipment and checking if they function correctly
  • Regularly conducting inspections for deficiencies in instruments
  • Keeping records of sterilization
  • Supervised 3 teammates
  • Performed yearly evaluations
  • Ordered and stocked Instrumentation and supplies
  • Provided multiple training sessions on sterility and procedures
  • Developed instrument sharpening and maintenence program which resulted in a cost savings of over 50,000.00 over 3 years
03/2002 to 06/2005
Surgical Technologist US Navy City, STATE,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Trained 15 staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and safety and functionality procedures.
02/2002 to 02/2003
Emergency Medical Technician United States Navy City, STATE,
  • Technologist
  • Maintain sterility of surgical field, and operating diagnostic equipment
  • Patient assessment and stabilization
  • Spinal injury, fracture, cardiac, and burn management expert Emergency birth assistance
  • Provide CPR and defibrillation
  • Coordinated with other emergency personnel to enhance safety of patients and team members
  • Evaluated situations and patient health to determine if additional emergency assistance was necessary
  • Immobilized patients for transfer to appropriate medical and health facilities
  • Monitored patient vitals and health while in route to destinations
  • Observed condition of patients, documented all findings and reported to physicians and medical staff upon arrival
  • Operated medical equipment while performing advanced life support procedures.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2010 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
South University - Columbia, SC,
GPA:
Expected in 12/2001 to to
Surgical Technology : Surgical Technology
Naval School of Health Sciences - Portsmouth, VA,
GPA:
Expected in 12/2001 to to
Emergency Medical Technician : Emergency Medical Technology
Naval School of Health Sciences - Portsmouth, VA,
GPA:
Expected in 06/2000 to to
High School Diploma:
Wllingboro High School - Willingboro, NJ,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • US Navy Good Conduct Medal US Navy Humanitarian Medals Navy Achievement Medal Eight Daisy Award Nominations
Activities and Honors
  • United States Navy Good Conduct Medal
  • 2 time United States Navy Humanitarian Medal recipiant
  • United States Navy Achievement Medal
  • Eight Daisy award Nominations
Certifications
  • ACLS
  • PALS

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • South University
  • Naval School of Health Sciences
  • Naval School of Health Sciences
  • Wllingboro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Circulating Nurse
  • Charge Circulating OR Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Charge
  • Registered Nurse, MICU
  • Circulating Nurse, Operating Room
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Dermatology Medical Manager
  • Sterile Processing Manager
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Surgical Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • High School Diploma

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