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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Perioperative Registered Nurse with 25 years of experience preparing patients for surgeries, monitoring recovering patients after surgery and assisting with infection prevention initiatives to deliver safe, effective and quality patient-centered care. Assesses nursing care throughout surgical process and participates in preparation and sterilization of surgical supplies and equipment. I am presently working on my Masters in Nursing. Patient-focused Perioperative Nurse experienced in maintaining overall sterility of operating room environment. Advocate for top-notch patient care. Promoting exceptional pain management, suturing and relationship building skills. Dedicated Perioperative Registered Nurse with years of experience preparing patients for surgeries, monitoring recovering patients after surgery and assisting with infection prevention initiatives to deliver safe, effective and quality patient-centered care. Assesses nursing care throughout surgical process and participates in preparation and sterilization of surgical supplies and equipment.

Skills
  • Patient Assessment
  • Always maintains a positive attitude and strong work ethic despite a heavy workload.
  • Ensures high level of external and internal customer satisfaction.
  • Can Circulate in the Operating Room and all Surgical Services and Endoscopy.
  • Dedicated and patient focused Registered Nurse with proven strengths in Perioperative Nursing, PACU Nursing, staff development and leadership.
  • Exhibits motivation and dedication by providing the highest quality of care to each patient
  • Works well with other departments to promote comprehensiveness and open communication.
  • Eager to learn administrative duties and pursuing Masters Degree in Nursing.
  • Experience with PACU Nursing for over 10 years.
  • ACLS and BLS certification up to date.
Education
Beth Israel School of Nursing New York City , N.Y., Expected in 06/1981 Associate of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Chamberlain University Chicago, IL, Expected in 09/2020 BSN : Registered Nursing - GPA :
Long Island University Greenvale, NY Expected in 04/1979 Associate of Arts : Art History - GPA :
Work History
St. Elizabeth Healthcare - Perioperative Registered Nurse
Fort Thomas, KY, 11/2017 - Current
  • Involved patient and support person in decisions affecting perioperative plan of care and rehabilitation process and evaluated patient progress toward attaining outcomes.
  • Assisted with or initiated emergency measures for sudden adverse development in patients with cardiac arrest, respiratory distress and shock.
  • Planned, executed, directed and evaluated nursing care given to surgical patient through perioperative experience to promote highest quality and patient safety.
  • Performed interventions to assist patient in returning to normothermia at conclusion of immediate postoperative period.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Trihealth, Inc. - Registered Nurse Staff, PACU
Oxford, OH, 11/2017 - Current
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Took vitals and assessed patients in recovery room following surgical procedures.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Kept meticulous charting notes regarding patient assessments and medications, later transferring information into records management system.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in EPIC.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare - Perioperative Registered Nurse
Lawrenceburg, IN, 07/2007 - 06/2017
  • Assisted with or initiated emergency measures for sudden adverse development in patients with cardiac arrest, respiratory distress and shock.
  • Planned, executed, directed and evaluated nursing care given to surgical patient through perioperative experience to promote highest quality and patient safety.
  • Admitted, assessed and prepared ambulatory care patients for surgery in accordance with surgery center policies and individual patient needs.
  • Performed interventions to assist patient in returning to normothermia at conclusion of immediate postoperative period.
  • Provided compassionate, individualized care for each patient while in operating room.
  • Prepared, implemented, and evaluated nursing care for patients through each step of surgical procedure.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare - Perioperative Registered Nurse
Erlanger, KY, 10/1991 - 12/2001
  • Provided compassionate, individualized care for each patient while in operating room.
  • Prepared, implemented, and evaluated nursing care for patients through each step of surgical procedure.
  • Educated patients and loved ones regarding operating procedures, expectations, side effects and recovery process.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.

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School Attended
  • Beth Israel School of Nursing
  • Chamberlain University
  • Long Island University
Job Titles Held:
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Staff, PACU
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • BSN
  • Associate of Arts

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