preop pacu registered nurse surgical services resume example with 7 years of experience

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

Dedicated and compassionate PACU Registered Nurse with 8 + years of experience in a variety of healthcare settings. Extensive knowledge of post-anesthesia physiology, hemodynamic and telemetry monitoring to deliver superior care in high-pressure environment. Proven records of developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and strong patient advocacy.

  • Comprehensive patient assessment and accurate EMR charting
  • Post-anesthesia care and pain management
  • Effective and safe medication administration
  • Recognition of adverse effects and prompt response interventions
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Patient and family education
Work History
05/2016 to 02/2021 PreOp/Pacu/Outpatient GI clinic RN Interim Home Healthcare Company | New Washington, IN,
  • Assessed and monitored patient immediately postoperatively and ongoing
  • Monitored vital signs and recorded patient's progression toward discharge criteria
  • Closely monitored and treated patient for pain, nausea and other side effects of anesthesia
  • Collaborated with medical team and implemented timely and appropriate interventions to insure safe patient care and recovery
  • Provided comfort and reassurance to recovering post-anesthesia patient and kept families informed and updated about patient's transition towards discharge
  • Educated patients and families about postoperative care
  • Outpatient GI clinic comprehensive patient assessment, obtaining medical history and vital signs, accurate EMR charting, phlebotomy, Medication administration, COVID-19 screening test administration, Patient and families COVID-19 precaution measures education
02/2015 to 02/2016 Registered Nurse, Med-Surgical/Telemetry Unit Unitypoint Health | Clive, IA,
  • Performed Neurological assessment and care for patients with ischemic, hemorrhagic strokes, brain tumors, seizure disorders, and other neurological disorders
  • Assessed patient status and notified physician when necessary
  • Monitored and cared for patients with telemetry
  • Delegated to ancillary support staff in accordance with 5 rights of delegation
  • Collaborated with other members of health care team to achieve best patient's outcomes
  • Participated in educational outcomes to patients and family members during hospital stay and at discharge
11/2013 to 01/2015 Private Duty Registered Nurse My Life At Home Home Health Agency | City, STATE,
  • Delivered primary care for ventilator dependent quadriplegic pediatric patient including tracheostomy care, suctioning, trach changes, LTV-950 management, G-tube care, medication and tube-feeding administration, skin integrity assessment and skin break-down prevention activities
  • Effectively delivered quality patient care through comprehensive nursing assessment of patient's health status and addressed changes to patient's condition
  • Developed and implemented individualized nursing plan of care, provided and documented observations, nursing notes and maintained vent flow-sheet charting according to established guidelines
  • Communicated changes in patient's health status to appropriate care team members
  • Fostered strong relationships with patient and family to support comprehensive social, mental and physical care.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence in administering care to support physician orders, nursing care plan and policies.
10/2013 to 07/2014 Registered Nurse Ambassador Nursing And Rehabilitation Center | City, STATE,
  • Implemented and delegated patient care for 30+ residents of long-term care facility
  • Performed total patient assessment and reported changes in patient's health conditions to Primary care physician as appropriate
  • Collaborated with physicians and health care team to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Implemented collaborative decision making while utilizing strong critical thinking skills in order to prioritize and act quickly in dire medical situation
  • Accurately administered and documented medications and treatments
  • Performed G-tube feeding and management
  • Took care of patients with tracheostomy and requiring ventilators.
  • Assessed, planned, implemented individualized nursing care and evaluated outcomes
Expected in 12/2012 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Rockford University, Rockford, IL GPA:
Expected in 1998 to to Master of Science | Metallurgical Engineering State Metallurgical Academy Of Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, GPA:
  • ACLS Current
  • BLS Current

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School Attended

  • Rockford University
  • State Metallurgical Academy Of Ukraine

Job Titles Held:

  • PreOp/Pacu/Outpatient GI clinic RN
  • Registered Nurse, Med-Surgical/Telemetry Unit
  • Private Duty Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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