Pre Operative And Post Anaesthetic Staff Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dynamic RN bringing many years of treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings. Well-qualified RN with full New Jersey credentials and extensive experience in Hospital and Clinic settings. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise.

  • Medication and IV administration
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient education
  • Medication Administration
  • Teaching
  • Treatment Planning
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Infection control measures
  • Patient counseling
  • Critical care
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Family Education
  • Wound Care
  • Emergency Procedures
Work History
07/2007 to 02/2020 Pre-operative and Post Anaesthetic Staff Nurse Baptist Health South Florida | FL, State,
  • 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.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in computer.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Updated patient charts using computer with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
06/1993 to 07/2007 Post Anaesthesia Recovery Room Staff Nurse ( PRN) Health South Surgery Center | City, STATE,
  • Conducted thorough post-operative patient assessments to determine patient condition and readiness for discharge, in A Busy Surgical Center with an average turnover of 35 patients daily.
  • Obtained and administered medications or intravenous solutions to patients,decrease pain levels ,replace lost fluids.
  • Monitored patient vitals, alertness, breathing and pain levels to notify assigned physician of observed complications.
  • Coordinated and consulted with healthcare team members to implement, plan and assess patient care plans.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment, made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care, enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Educated patients, answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy, sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Maintained updated Mandated knowledge through attending classes and obtaining CEUs.
09/1990 to 07/2002 Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Staff Nurse Kennedy Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patient pain, nausea, difficulty breathing and fear and agitation in recovery room and employed various nursing interventions to manage vulnerabilities Caring for a high volume of patients daily, major Surgical Procedures of many disciplines!
  • Monitored vital signs , levels of consciousness to verify sedation wore off properly and patient regained consciousness.
  • Assessed patient incision site, monitored body temperature and tracked other indicators of stability or complications.
  • Delivered timely and effective physical, social and emotional nursing care according to established standards.
  • Comforted and reassured patients and family members and patiently answered questions and conveyed important care information.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and innovative workshops.
06/1973 to 12/1988 Anaesthic Nurse ( USA Equivalent CRNA) Farnborough Hospital ( Kings College Hospital ) | City, STATE,
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Stocked anesthesia supplies in anesthetizing locations, fiber optic carts, ploss carts and emergency airway bags.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Adjusted and monitored injectable and inhaled anesthesia and sedation by thoroughly assessing vitals and health of patients.
  • Strictly protected confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Identified and assisted with opportunities for performance improvement activities on unit and with other service areas.
  • Educated patients and families on diagnosis, neurological conditions and processes, treatments and expected outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Delivered targeted pharmacological assistance, mechanical ventilation support and other interventions during routine and complex surgeries.
  • Developed anesthesia care plan based on past medical history, current status and surgical requirements.
  • Accounted for factors such as patient weight, sex and general body type to calculate anesthetic dosages.
Expected in 12/1959 High School Diploma | St Hildas High School , St. Ann, Jamaica, GPA:
  • Awarded [Oxford and Cambridge University School Certificate.
Expected in 01/1964 Bachelor of Science | Nursing, And Midwifery. St Mary Abbots School Of Nursing, Westminster Hospital, London England, GPA:
Expected in 12/1982 English National Board Certificate. | Anaaesthesia Normanby College , Kings College , London, England., GPA:
Photography, Reading.

very interested in Photography as an Art Form, both in Color and Black and White. I read a lot fiction and non- fiction, at the moment I am reading "MBS" about The Saudi Kingdom.

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School Attended
  • St Hildas High School
  • St Mary Abbots School Of Nursing
  • Normanby College
Job Titles Held:
  • Pre-operative and Post Anaesthetic Staff Nurse
  • Post Anaesthesia Recovery Room Staff Nurse ( PRN)
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Staff Nurse
  • Anaesthic Nurse ( USA Equivalent CRNA)
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • English National Board Certificate.

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