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Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities while maintaining a strong work ethic and exhibiting a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Experienced BSN with over 25 years of experience in orthopedic, PACU and pre-post op experience in outpatient surgical setting. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Take pride in making sure job responsibilities are done accurately and efficiently

  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Responsible
  • Computer proficiency
  • Customer Service
  • Attention to Detail
Rockhurst University/Research Medical Center Kansas City, MO Expected in 07/1992 Associate of Science : BSN- - GPA :
  • Professional development completed in conjuction with Research Medical as the pilot class for the accelerated option program.
RMC School of Medical Technology Kansas City, MO Expected in 01/1989 Associate of Science : Medical Technologist - GPA :
  • Assisted in implementation of new joint replacement program that resulted in improved patient care and decreased length of stay
  • Obtained my certification in Orthopedic Nursing certification
  • Implementation of the new PAN (preop assessment program) at OMC) to provide patients with better surgical outcomes
  • Consistently surpassing daily and weekly productivity goals
Work History
Olathe Medical Center - Pre-operative Assessment RN
City, STATE, 07/2010 - Current
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • To ensure more effective use of hospital resources by reducing number of cancelled surgeries, and length of time patients spent in hospital, therefore having positive impact
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record
  • Identify before surgery patient's medical, physical, psychological and spiritual needs
  • Multidisciplinary effort between nursing, surgeons, anesthesiologist, and ancillary department to ensure positive outcomes for patient and to identify and reduce surgical risks
Olathe Medical Center-Ambulatory Surgery Center - Pre and Post Operative RN
City, STATE, 11/2001 - 07/2010
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
Research Medical Center - Orthopedics, Main PACU, Pre and Post Operative RN
City, STATE, 05/1992 - 11/2001
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • 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.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.

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School Attended

  • Rockhurst University/Research Medical Center
  • RMC School of Medical Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Pre-operative Assessment RN
  • Pre and Post Operative RN
  • Orthopedics, Main PACU, Pre and Post Operative RN


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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