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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Seasoned and caring Obstetrics Registered Nurse with thirty-six years of focused OB nursing experience in hospitals and health clinics. Established team lead and go-to nurse for challenging cases.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Certified MOHS Tech
  • Educator
Experience
12/2021 to 08/2022 Nurse Liaison and Pre-Op Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc. | Stuart, FL,
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Transported patients to holding area to prepare for operating procedures.
  • Assessed patients on admission to evaluate and continually monitor.
  • Performed venipuncture to collect blood and submitted to lab for pre-operative testing.
09/1996 to 11/2021 Assistant Nurse Manager HCA Wesley Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist floor nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Triaged all incoming potential labor patients to R/O labor or SROM with full assessment of the mother and the fetal heart monitoring strip. Relayed all information to the attending physician for decision to admit or dismiss.
  • Was present at every delivery as the infant resuscitation nurse.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development. Taught Intermediate Fetal Monitoring and Advanced Fetal Monitoring. I was also an ACLS instructor for the American Heart Association.
  • Managed performance of twenty-person nursing staff, on day shift, reviewing task completion, prioritization and report quality.
  • Performed personnel interviewing, hiring, disciplinary actions and dismissals.
  • Improved patient outcomes through peer groups and facilitating continuing education. I assisted with the plan for a Massive Blood Transfusion protocol. I was part of the OB Collaborative to ensure best practices.
  • Evaluated patient needs and preferences to build and update tailored treatment plans.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
04/1988 to 08/1996 Charge Nurse LDR HCA Wesley Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Assessed and documented physical condition of mothers and babies and assisted doctors in identifying and treating preeclampsia.
  • Reviewed and tracked progress of mothers in labor, interpreted fetal heart monitor and informed delivering physician of status.
  • Briefed next-shift nurses thoroughly on condition, status and needs of mother and newborn.
  • Cared for pregnant women expecting imminent birth and for babies immediately after birth in hospitals and health clinics.
  • Prepared and sanitized delivery rooms and instruments and prepared patients physically and emotionally for delivery.
  • Coordinated overall patient care with specialists, physicians and other departments and supervised ancillary staff.
  • Assisted physicians in delivery of 6000 babies per year and supported and encouraged mothers during childbirth.
  • Trained and mentored numerous staff members in obstetrics nursing and care.
  • Consulted with physicians and other members of care team to identify and assist with complications.
  • Oversaw labor by coaching women, assisting with complications and administering medications during birth.
  • Performed tests on newborns to check for rare but serious conditions just after birth.
  • Monitored fetal heartbeat and length and strength of contractions to guide labor.
  • Leveraged equipment and administered medications, supporting labor, delivery and care of newborns.
01/1986 to 03/1988 Staff RN OB HCA Wesley Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Learned to become proficient in fetal monitoring and labor support.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures. Scrubbed and circulated vaginal and cesarean births.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions, including IV pitocin, IV Magnesium Sulfate, Labetalol and others.
  • Cared for patients with preterm labor as well as those with preeclampsia, HELLP, and central lines.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1985 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Wichita State University, Wichita, KS GPA:

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School Attended

  • Wichita State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Liaison and Pre-Op
  • Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Charge Nurse LDR
  • Staff RN OB

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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