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interventional radiology nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and diligent Registered Nurse with 20 years of clinical experience in the high stress environment of procedural medicine. Consistently developing strong relationships with physicians, colleagues, and patients through an extensive knowledge base, positive attitude, and excellent customer service. Ability to stay productive even when pulled in multiple directions.

Skills
  • Leadership
  • Strong clinical judgement
  • ECG interpretation
  • Adaptability
  • Critical thinker
  • Exceptional technical knowledge
  • Cardiac catheterization lab emergency and interventional procedures
  • Physician collaboration
Work History
Interventional Radiology Nurse, 03/2011 to Current
Akron Children's HospitalAkron, OH,
  • Assumed Charge Nurse responsibilities as needed; responsible for managing patient flow of the high-volume, fast-paced lab
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Responsible for the scheduling and evaluation of patients as Interventional Radiology charge nurse
  • Team member on TAVR ( transcatheter aortic valve replacement), TCAR ( transcarotid artery revascularization), and Watchmen procedures
  • Utilized variety of technical equipment, including Impella, Intraaortic balloon pumps, IVUS, and TurboHawk.
  • Act as first scrub assist during interventional cardiac procedures and device implantation
  • Responsible for the training and education of new staff members in both the cardiac catheterization lab as well as interventional radiology
  • Completed vertebral augmentations, drainages and tissue biopsies to meet non-vascular healthcare needs.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed documented histories to gain solid picture of relevant data.
Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse, 06/2006 to 03/2011
Virtua Health, Inc.Berlin, NJ,
  • Skilled in scrubbing all cardiac catheterization procedures and device implantation
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Provided moderate sedation on all procedures in cardiac catheterization lab with emphasis on patient safety
  • Provided direct patient care during cardiac catheterizations, angioplasty, and pacemaker implantation
  • Trained in circulating during electrophysiology studies and ablations
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Utilized variety of technical equipment including Intraaortic balloon pumps, IVUS, and TurboHawk.
  • Trained new staff members on all equipment used in cardiac catheterization lab
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed documented histories to gain solid picture of relevant data.
  • Assisted nursing units as needed with prepping of patients prior to entering the catheterization lab and post procedure patient care
Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse, 01/2003 to 06/2006
Virtua Health, Inc.Camden, NJ,
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Installed stents to maintain open position of arteries, including bare metal, drug-eluting and bioabsorbable stents throughout body and appropriate for patient needs and comorbidities.
  • Administered diagnostic angiograms, injecting intravenous dye for x-ray examination and using catheters to introduce tools needed for medical treatments.
  • Supported physicians throughout catheterization procedures, including introduction of medical devices and vascular closure with collagen plugs and stitches.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation, and advanced life support
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Care and management of patients while delivering conscious sedation
Critical Care Registered Nurse, 06/2000 to 01/2003
Community Health SystemNatchez, MS,
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Triaged patients and delegated treatment needs to qualified staff and specialized departments.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • 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.
Education
Associate of Science: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Expected in 06/2000 to Saint Petersburg College - Clearwater, FL,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Advanced cardiac life support
  • Basic Life support
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School Attended

  • Saint Petersburg College

Job Titles Held:

  • Interventional Radiology Nurse
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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