Perioperative Registered Nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Hardworking registered nurse bringing two years of experience delivering exceptional care to step-down surgical/medical surgical patients. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude, and excellent customer service.

  • Intravenous insertion
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Cardiac activity evaluation/arrhythmia knowledge
  • EPIC software
  • Cerner software
  • Problem-solving
  • Trauma recovery
  • Critical thinking
  • Wound dressing and care
  • Managing deadlines
  • Care of drains/tubes (i.e. hemovac, etc.)
  • Patient assessment
  • Central venous line care
  • Coordinating patient care
  • Nasal bridle insertion
  • Professional bedside manner
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Discharge planning
  • Feeding pumps understanding
Work History
Perioperative Registered Nurse, 01/2020 - Current
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood, KY,
  • Supplied education regarding nutrition, medication, pain and wound management and expected response to operative or invasive procedure and assessed knowledge level of patient or designated support person.
  • Admitted, assessed, and prepared ambulatory care patients for surgery in accordance with surgery center policies and individual patient needs.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • 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.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to provide safe, effective care.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner EMR system
  • Implemented Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Registered Nurse, 02/2018 - Current
Noland Health Services Alexander City, AL,
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on 28-bed step-down surgical/medical surgical unit with telemetry capacity, providing direct care for up to five patients
  • Delegated nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, technicians, and unit clerks
  • Implemented Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol, boosting recovery rates and decreasing re-hospitalization rates
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC EMR system with data, such as medications and nursing assessments, to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings, and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention
  • Served as charge nurse, caring for patients with serious illnesses
  • Reacted effectively in emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision-making that helped save patients lives
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
Administrative Assistant, 04/2015 - 06/2016
Us Lbm Holdings Breckenridge, TX,
  • Updated and maintained office policies and procedures
  • Ordered office supplies and researched new deals and suppliers
  • Developed and maintained electronic hard copy filing system
  • Answered and directed phone calls
  • Submitted and reconciled expense reports
  • Prepared and modified documents
Server, 03/2013 - 01/2015
Stafford Healthcare Des Moines, WA,
  • Oversaw daily operations of all members of service team, including delegating tasks, training new staff and splitting tips at end of each shift
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy sufferers
  • Skillfully anticipated and addressed guests' needs
  • Consistently adhered to quality expectations and procedures
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2020
University of Louisiana At Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in
Trident Technical College - North Charleston, SC,
  • Graduated with 3.1 GPA
  • Voted by peers to deliver class farewell speech at graduation ceremony
  • Registered Nurse (RN) in South Carolina, License #243465 - Expires April 2020
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - Expires December 2020
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - Expires February 2021

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School Attended

  • University of Louisiana At Lafayette
  • Trident Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Server


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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