perioperative coordinator bariatric mis robotic resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced Perioperative Nurse with over 35 years of clinical and administrative nursing experience, specializing in efficient patient care. Passionate, self-motivated, and adaptable to fast-paced environments, with a strong focus on critical and emergent care. Committed to integrating quality and education for improved patient outcomes.

  • Document Management
  • Resource Allocation
  • Information Collection
  • Recordkeeping
  • Staff Supervision
  • Schedule Management
  • Scheduling and Calendar Management
  • Customer Service
  • Process Improvement
  • Staff Management
  • Presenting Ideas and Plans
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Self-Directed
  • Planning and Coordination
Perioperative Coordinator Bariatric/MIS/Robotic, 07/2009 - Current
Community Health System Scranton, PA,
  • Developed and maintained core competencies and education for General Surgery (Bariatric, Minimally Invasive Surgery, & Robotic Surgery)
  • Managed acquisition and annual budget for surgical equipment and supplies.
  • Communicated with patients and caregivers, addressing procedural details and post-operative care.
  • Utilized culturally-based resources to reduce anxiety and enhance patient satisfaction.
  • Ensured accurate Perioperative documentation and records.
  • Organized and maintained OR efficiency, including instrument organization and supply management.
  • Trained and mentored new Perioperative staff, surgical technicians, and students.
  • Created preference cards for General Surgery Services.
Perioperative Weekend Charge Nurse, 09/2003 - 11/2015
George Washington University Hospital City, STATE,
  • Coordinated with SPD, PACU, and OR Nursing Staff for non-emergency and trauma cases.
  • Provided direct patient care in the Operating room, including emergency surgical cases.
  • Facilitated organ and tissue recovery for WRTC.
  • Oversaw weekend functions of OR RNs and STs.
  • Maintained HIPAA compliance and enforced hospital policies.
  • Scheduled nursing staff and maintained optimal staffing ratios.
  • Readied OR rooms for emergency procedures and surgical patients.
  • Trained and mentored new OR nurses for Off-Hour Shifts.
Perioperative Registered Nurse Contractor, 05/2008 - 07/2009
  • Provided direct patient care in the Main Operating Room for wounded warriors.
  • Collaborated with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and surgical technologists.
  • Served as a resource person for policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Developed new surgical instrument sets and counts.
  • Coordinated surgical cases, including scheduled, add-ons, and emergencies.
  • Acted as an Afternoon Charge Nurse, liaising with various healthcare team members.
Perioperative Registered Nurse, 09/1997 - 03/2003
Physician Memorial Hospital/Civista/CRMC City, STATE,
  • Provided direct patient care as a Circulating Nurse in various specialties.
  • Followed AORN standards, state, and hospital policies.
  • Assisted in making Surgeon's Preference Cards.
  • Ensured patient safety, object counts, and normothermia.
  • Maintained accurate documentation and reports.
  • Educated patients, family members, and caregivers.
  • Collaborated effectively in the perioperative setting.
Charge Nurse - Skilled Unit, 06/1995 - 09/1997
Washington Nursing Facility City, STATE,
  • Administered medications and delivered treatments according to facility policies and state licensing requirements.
  • Supervised medication administration for Residents.
  • Facilitated communication between members of the Interdisciplinary Team to achieve desired Resident outcomes.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations and enforced policies to maintain the security of Resident's information.
  • Completed quality care audits to verify the condition of equipment and level of unit supplies.
  • Monitored Residents closely to spot problems and reported serious concerns to treating physicians for timely interventions.
  • Prepared Residents and family for physician examinations and treatments, answered questions, and offered emotional support. Educated Residents, family members, and caregivers on conditions and treatment protocols to aid in compliance and improve outcomes.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/1987
Divine Word University College of Nursing - Tacloban City, Philippines,
Status -
  • Started the Weight Loss Surgery Program (Bariatric) in 2009 with Dr. Henry Lin at former NNMC, now WRNMMC.
  • A Resource person for General Surgery Services in the Operating Room at WRNMMC, Bethesda.
  • Circulating Role - for minimally invasive cases (Laparoscopic and Robotic) on Weight Loss Surgical cases, Urology, GYN, and Kidney Transplant cases. Assigned to Circulate with other surgical cases as well such as Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, OMFS, Eyes, Podiatry, Vascular, Plastic, and Pediatric surgical cases.
  • Scrub Role - Yes as needed when ST (Surgical Technician) staffing is limited.
  • Made a Poster titled "Keys for Building a Successful Bariatric Surgery Program in the Perioperative Setting," which was featured and displayed at AORN 60th Surgical Congress 2013 in San Diego, CA with Poster ID#157.
  • CCI (Certification and Credentialing Institute) Champion for Perioperative Registered Nurses seeking CNOR Certification and Re-certification.
  • An AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses) lifetime member.
  • Received a Certificate of Mastery in Surgical Service Management in 2008.
  • A member of the SME (Subject Matter Expert) Team for Suture Standardization for the whole MTF (Military Treatment Facility) 2019-2022.
  • Nominated as an Excellent Perioperative Nurse (WRNMMC) 2022.
  • A Resource and Super User of a new system for Standardization of documentation for the whole MTF (Military Treatment Facility).
  • Assigned and helped Operating room Scheduling for surgical posting.

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School Attended

  • Divine Word University College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Perioperative Coordinator Bariatric/MIS/Robotic
  • Perioperative Weekend Charge Nurse
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse Contractor
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse - Skilled Unit


  • Bachelor of Science

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