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lead rn charge nurse resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

I am a Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree in Nursing with 1 1/2 years of experience in the circulator role and 3 months in my current RN Lead- Charge Nurse role, and 17 years of combined surgical skills and experience. I apply the nursing process and perform delegated functions under the direction of the Surgical Services Manager and the Director of Surgical Services. I collaborate with patients and their families to offer theory-based nursing care and coordinate care delivery with members of interdisciplinary teams. My responsibilities aside from my current role as the Lead RN- Charge Nurse include Robotic Coordinating duties, Foley champion/auditing, Special order supply management and ordering for supply chain team members, as well as daily and monthly staff scheduling and occasional precepting for the department. I ensure that the department staffing needs are met and that the surgical procedures are accomplished efficiently. I also have duties in the hiring and onboarding of new staff for the department.

Skills
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Infection control protocols
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • Preventative Health
  • Surgical patient care
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Infection Control
  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Patient Charting
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Patient Positioning
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Attention to Detail
  • Operating Room Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Daily assignment scheduling
  • Master staff scheduling
  • Day-to Day operational lead
Experience
07/2022 to Current
Lead RN- Charge Nurse Atlantic Health System Union, NJ,
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure situations.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of department, meeting staffing needs and budgetary controls.
  • Participated in facility, regulatory and accreditation surveys and action plans to address deficiencies.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
01/2021 to 07/2022
Registered Nurse - Operating Room Nemours Foundation Bear, DE,
  • Observe body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Preparing operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with aseptic standards.
  • Handling laboratory specimens and inspecting containers for correct packaging and labeling.
  • Perform nursing tasks to deliver high level care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Consult medical sources to gain knowledge of emerging and updated procedures and select equipment for procedures or treatments.
  • Organized training and spearheaded clinical instruction to strengthen and develop staff competencies and patient care techniques.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Support the surgical team during procedures by obtaining supplies and instrumentation necessary to the surgical procedures.
11/2013 to 01/2021
Surgical Technologist Nemours Foundation Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
11/2008 to 07/2019
Surgical Technologist Nemours Foundation Deptford, NJ,
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
07/2006 to 11/2008
Surgical Technologist State Of North Dakota Lisbon, ND,
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
09/2005 to 09/2010
CNA St Francis Home City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2020 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Moraine Park Technical College - Fond Du Lac, WI
GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technology
Moraine Park Technical College - Fond Du Lac, WI
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Moraine Park Technical College
  • Moraine Park Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead RN- Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse - Operating Room
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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