clinical nurse leader endoscopy resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with years of experience in direct patient care and nursing management positions in hospital settings. Experience spans across ICU, Step-down and GI Lab. Passionate about providing programs and services in support of growth and healing for patients. Active listener with direct communication style and compassionate, non-judgmental approach to build patient trust and rapport. Outside-the-box thinker with strong crisis resolution skills.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Student Precepting
  • Decision Making
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Operational Procedures
  • Operational Standards
Expected in 02/2023 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Expected in 2008 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Bakersfield College - Bakersfield, CA
Expected in 1998 to to
Associate of Science: Surgical Technology
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield, CA,
  • CCRN
  • TCRN
  • CGRN

Work History
05/2018 to Current
Clinical Nurse Leader (Endoscopy) Osf Healthcare Ottawa, IL,
  • Oversaw admissions and discharges and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance.
  • Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses and ancillary staff.
  • Conducted rounds with physicians, advising physicians on patients' conditions and assisting in coordinating diagnostic testing and follow up appointments to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Supervised team of nurses, nursing assistants, surgical technician.
  • Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Coordinated departmental operations according to administrative, legal and medical guidelines.
  • Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services.
  • Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks.
  • Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper wound care to achieve unit and facility goals.
  • Evaluated nursing staff's performance and developed education programs and professional development opportunities to improve individual and team competencies, clinical knowledge and delivery of care.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships
01/2009 to Current
Registered Nurse, ICU (Per-Diem) Kern Medical City, STATE,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical presentation, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians..
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization
02/2015 to 07/2017
GI Nurse (Per-Diem) Adventist Health City, STATE,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient during procedures
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Took vitals and assessed patients in recovery room following surgical procedures.
  • Assessed and identified individual patient educational needs, removing barriers to learning and supporting comprehensive progress.
  • Supported healthy working environment, adhering to patient safety protocol, complying with hospital policies and maintaining situational awareness.
08/1998 to 01/2009
Surgical Technician Kern Medical City, STATE,
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument and needle count.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Operated, adjusted and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Bakersfield College
  • San Joaquin Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse Leader (Endoscopy)
  • Registered Nurse, ICU (Per-Diem)
  • GI Nurse (Per-Diem)
  • Surgical Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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