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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Seasoned circulating nurse and technician offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration, and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Patient Advocate
  • Trauma recovery
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Preceptor Registered Nurse
  • Organizational skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Perioperative Care
  • Collecting vitals
  • Staff Supervision
  • Preceptor surgical techician
  • Mutli-tasker
Work History
Operating Room Registered Nurse, 04/2014 to Current
Northwell HealthGreat Neck, NY,
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Prepared OR by ensuring it met asepsis standards, as well as setting out, organizing and counting all tools and equipment necessary for each procedure.
  • Coordinated with other healthcare professionals to assess, plan and implement patient care plans.
  • Observed surgeon's body language, movements and demeanor during operations to efficiently anticipate needs.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
Operating Room Registered Nurse & Charge Nurse , 08/2010 to Current
Amita HealthPanama City Beach, FL,
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Assign and delegate afternoon staffing assignments, in addition to maintaining adequate staffing ratios.
  • Oversee the continuation of the afternoon surgical schedule and post surgical procedures as a charge nurse.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Verbalize patient arrival time for surgery, communicate directions to the facility, instructions of appropriate skin care for surgery, and review of medications not to be taken prior to surgery.
Operating Room Circulator and Charge Nurse, 09/2005 to 05/2010
Orange Park Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Oversee care of patient during the surgical procedure, act as a liaison between the patient, the patient's relatives, and the medical team.
  • Direct and assist in maintaining aseptic techniques and procedures before, during, and after surgery.
  • Verify with the surgeon and surgical technician that all needed supplies, equipment and instruments are in the room, prior to the patient arriving to the surgical room.
  • Verifies all surgical consents are signed by the patient and surgeon, in addition verify the patient is fully aware of the surgical procedure.
  • Complete documentation of the O.R. record, laboratory requisitions, and patient charting appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Review physician's preference cards and updates as needed.
  • Function in the role as the surgical technician or first assistance as needed.
  • Assigned and delegated assignments, call schedule, and staffing schedule .
  • Preforms sponge, needle, and instrument counts and documentation of the same.
  • Performs aseptic and appropriate surgical prep.
Surgical Technician, 06/1998 to 04/2003
Orange Park Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • 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.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing.
  • Gowned and gloved staff to help team prepare for surgeries.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2005
University of North Florida - Jacksonville, FL
GPA:
Associate of Arts: , Expected in
Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL
GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS

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School Attended
  • University of North Florida
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
Job Titles Held:
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse & Charge Nurse
  • Operating Room Circulator and Charge Nurse
  • Surgical Technician
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts