Post Op Nurse Per Diem resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated Registered Nurse with acute hospital care , Post-Op, and StaRN Clinical Instructor experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management, Post surgery monitoring, and new graduate nurse education.

ANCC Board Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse, with over two years of experience in an acute care setting, characterized by honesty, integrity and desire to inspire and motivate others. Demonstrates acute understanding of nursing and its issues, prevailing as strong advocate for patients, families and nursing.

Compassionate Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Disease management programs
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Public speaking
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Intake and discharge
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Treating Acute, Chronic and COVID-19
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • SBAR communication
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Electronic Health Records Management
Post-Op Nurse Per Diem, 01/2023 to Current
Gulf Islands Water ParkGulfport, MS,
  • Delivered individualized care to post-operative patients by monitoring pain levels, checking vital signs and explaining next steps to recovery.
  • Evaluated patients recovering from surgeries and coming out of anesthesia.
  • Utilized effective communication skills to educate patients and family members on side effects from both surgery and anesthesia.
  • Employed nursing best practices and clinical judgment to continuously evaluate patients' progress and employed intervention to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Completed direct patient care tests to determine current conditions, responses and needs.
  • Helped patients regain independence with clear recovery goals and guidance.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Administered medications to manage progression off anesthesia medications, deal with side effects and promote recovery.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
StaRN Clinical Instructor Per Diem , 09/2022 to Current
HealthTrust Workforce SolutionsCity, STATE,
  • Assessed students' knowledge and skills through assignments and exams.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Provided students with hands-on demonstrations and managed clinical logs, medication administration, dressing changes and meal preparation.
  • Frequently provided educational lectures to students.
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Held clinical simulation projects and provided each student with individual feedback.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques, hands-on activities and laboratory curriculum.
  • Evaluated and monitored progress of (60) students to promote positive outcomes.
  • Kept instruction up-to-date by improving instructional materials, ordering equipment and supplies and using learning modalities such as instructional technology.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit/Relief Charge Nurse, 09/2019 to 12/2022
HCA Health Care: Mountain View HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care, and adherence to core measures.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Food and Beverage Cashier, 04/2005 to 06/2011
Wynn Las VegasCity, STATE,
  • Processed credit card payments and gave counter slips to customers for signatures.
  • Restocked workstation with supplies and communicated out of stock items to management.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency.
  • Entered requested menu items into POS terminal, modifying with substitutions and add-ons to customize orders.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Mastered point-of-service (POS) computer system for automated order taking.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Trained new employees in cashiering procedures, offering assistance in resolving guest issues.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, Expected in 12/2023
University of Nevada - Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
Nevada State College At Henderson - Henderson, NV
  • Student Nurses Association Member
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Magna cum laude graduate
: Nursing, Expected in
College Of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas, NV
  • Major in Nursing
GED: , Expected in
College Of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas, NV
Activities and Honors
  • Chairman Professional Practice Council
  • Face Profile for #MaskNV Campaign August 2020
  • Served on the State Unit Based Committee 2021
Additional Information

ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Basic Life Support


  • Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada , License number 821980
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: Expires: July 2023
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Expires: July 2023
  • ANCC Board Certified Medical- Surgical Nurse Certification #2021034007

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School Attended

  • University of Nevada - Las Vegas
  • Nevada State College At Henderson
  • College Of Southern Nevada
  • College Of Southern Nevada

Job Titles Held:

  • Post-Op Nurse Per Diem
  • StaRN Clinical Instructor Per Diem
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit/Relief Charge Nurse
  • Food and Beverage Cashier


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • GED

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