procedure nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with 32 years of clinical experience offering comprehensive patient care with diverse medical and surgical patient populations and fostering trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals in other disciplines to achieve quality, safe and individualized patient and family-centered care.

  • Project calm, warm and kind-hearted demeanor to reduce tension and promote trust
  • Value collaboration with multiple disciplines to deliver exceptional patient healthcare services
  • Treat others with respect
  • Well-Organized and efficient to limit waste
  • Team Builder and Supportive
  • Incorporate Safety and Infection Control measures into daily practice
  • Accountable
  • Professional
Work History
Procedure Nurse, 2015 - Current
Atlantic Health System Bridgewater, NJ,
  • Provide direct patient-centered preoperative education, Including: assess learning preferences, strengths and barriers; review First Day Surgery written information; Collaborate with multiple disciplines (surgery team and pharmacy); Summarize and document key information in After Visit Summary (AVS)
  • Safely administer medications per treatment plan within desired time frame. Establish intravenous access.
  • Trained to safely collect COVID-19 nasal-pharyngeal samples and administer COVID-19 vaccines to qualified patients
  • Collaborate with Provider to quickly assess patient and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Prepare, organize and manage care of patient undergoing all day biopsy procedure, including: collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Create detailed AVS on kidney and pancreas patients > 1 year post transplant. Information communicated to other members of team prior to closing encounter to enhance patient's quality of life, compliance and achieve long-term health & wellness.
  • Work remote from home estimated 3 times per month. Duties include: fax expanded lab letter to patient's preferred local facility 7-10 days in advance of scheduled telemedicine visits and complete same day check-out instruction following patient's office and telemedicine visits . Typically day: 16+ customized lab letters, check-outs, release scheduled medication orders for subsequent day.
  • Attend monthly Unit Council meetings
  • Collaborate with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Address disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and enter HERO to draw attention to areas for improvement and achieve overall consistency .
  • Devise performance improvement projects to optimize daily work flow, provide constructive feedback and collaborate with other staff to promote remarkable patient care and enhance staff satisfaction in future new Transplant Center due to open Fall, 2022. Demonstrate competency through skill/ knowledge mastery to further nursing education. Attend: daily huddles at start of shift, scheduled in-services and webinars as able or review material at future date.
  • Safely administer subcutaneous and IM injections (vaccines) and monitor responses.
Registered Nurse, 2012 - 2015
UWHC-First Day Surgery & Outpatient Surgery Center City, STATE,
  • Collaborate with multiple disciplines (variety of specialty surgery teams, anesthesia, laboratory, social work) to coordinate and maximize favorable patient outcomes
  • Accurately document all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications, intake and output, activity tolerance, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Notify support person when patient returns to department for post-operative care, involve in recovery process and ensure understanding of discharge instructions
  • Secure valuables and return to patient/ family at time of release from department or ensure delivery to patient's location following admission
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Registered Nurse, Adult Abdominal Transplant Unit, 1989 - 2012
  • Function as Care Team Leader (CTL) on evening shift, 32-bed unit. Communicate changes in patient health status to physician and changes in staffing matrix/ patient census to hospital nursing supervisor. Provide direct patient care and oversee all unit operations. Inventory and reconcile narcotic cabinet discrepancies
  • Active member of Unit Council and UW Health hospital committees: Diabetes Resource Nurse and Patient Education
  • Served as Train-the-trainer unit representative for required annual review, staff skills and competency-based training (CBT)
  • Created: written, audio and video materials for "Diabetes Care" segment on UWHC Transplant Patient Education
  • Lead investigator in unit-based Quality Improvement/ Research Study, create and evaluate structured diabetes teaching program with goal to provide consistency in care for patient newly diagnosed with Post Transplant Diabetes
  • Preceptor for new nurses in department
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1988
University Of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
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School Attended

  • University Of Wisconsin - Madison

Job Titles Held:

  • Procedure Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Adult Abdominal Transplant Unit


  • Bachelor of Science

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