Cvor Registered Nurse resume example with 15 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Cardiac Perioperative Nurse with twenty plus years of hospital experience supporting patient care excellence. Collaborates with doctors, nurses and administrators to expedite patient care in fast-paced healthcare platforms. High-energy RN with background in emergency centers, applying best practices and complying with complex health and safety regulations. Equipped with ACLS and CNOR certifications.

  • Treatment Preparation
  • Care Coordination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY Expected in 05/2016 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Licenced Practical Nurse Shelbyville, TN, Expected in 09/1996 : Nursing - GPA :


Work History
Adventist Health System - CVOR Registered Nurse
Kissimmee, FL, 03/2018 - Current
  • Utilized stethoscopes, thermometers and sphygmomanometers to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation and cardio rehabilitation training.
  • Assessed patients, collecting data and prioritizing cases in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Contributed to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as key member of cardiac nursing team caring for up to 3 or more patients daily.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
Vandernbilt Medical Center - Neuro OR Circulating Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 03/2018
  • Coordinated and consulted with healthcare teams to plan, implement, assess and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain sterile fields and actively monitored situations to prevent breaches in aseptic techniques.
  • Positioned patients in operating rooms to prepare for surgical procedures, using supine, prone and sitting surgical positions.
  • Recorded observations, patient assessments and progress and physician's orders, using EPIC software.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
Vanderbilt Medical Center - Nurse Supervisor for Walk in Clinic/Family Physician
City, STATE, 09/2006 - 10/2011
  • Trained, evaluated and coached clinical staff to improve performance.
  • Kept facility in compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and other applicable guidelines.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Ordered supplies to maintain effective inventory levels.
  • Assisted with caring for specific patients by utilizing excellent clinical skills and judgment.
  • Coordinated special clinics and planned for normal variations in service demand.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise.
  • Evaluated skills of nursing personnel and verified staff certifications for validity.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.

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School Attended

  • Western Kentucky University
  • Licenced Practical Nurse

Job Titles Held:

  • CVOR Registered Nurse
  • Neuro OR Circulating Nurse
  • Nurse Supervisor for Walk in Clinic/Family Physician


  • Associate of Science

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