registered nurse day surgery resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Resourceful Registered nurse possessing excellent work ethic, compassion and commendable interpersonal skills. Monitors vitals, prepares operating rooms and provides pre- and post-operative care to 3/4 patients Self-motivated individual with expertise in day surgery. 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. Patient-oriented Nurse with 10+ years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments.

  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Electronic Charting
  • IV Insertion
  • Surgical Assistance
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • IV Administration
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Admissions Screening
  • Operational Procedures
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Pain Management Techniques
  • Monitoring Recovery
Work History
02/2017 to Current
Registered Nurse Day Surgery Hca New Haven, CT,
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed caseload of 3-4 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Educated patients and families on surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Recorded and measured patients' weight, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Used Cerner to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Assisted surgeons with endoscopies and other minor procedures by providing proper medical instruments and sedation
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Prepared rooms according to specific endoscopic procedures.
  • Educated patients on procedures and facility processes.
  • Recovered patient from anesthesia to perform discharge teaching.
  • Conducted pre-op calls to review specific instructions prior to surgery and post-op calls to improve patient satisfaction, answer questions and address new or worsening symptoms.
10/2012 to 02/2017
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Texas Health Resources Weatherford, TX,
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
06/2013 to 12/2014
Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery Hca North Augusta, SC,
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan.
  • Monitored labs, examined ultrasounds and informed mothers on what to expect in stages of pregnancy.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Pre Veterinary Science
University of Maine - Orono, ME

studied to become a veterinarian

Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory Technology
University of Maine At Presque Isle - Presque Isle, ME
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Northern Maine Community College - Presque Isle, ME
Expected in 06/2007 to to
High School Diploma:
Ashland District School - Ashland, Me,

ACLS certified

PALS certified

Nursing preceptor

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School Attended

  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine At Presque Isle
  • Northern Maine Community College
  • Ashland District School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Day Surgery
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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