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

Qualified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of surgical performance. Proficient in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex pre-op, intra-op and post-op care. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Experienced Nurse delivering high-quality care to patients in medical and surgical care units.

Dedicated leader effective at orientating, teaching and guiding nurses toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives.

Dedicated and compassionate Nurse with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills

In-service Programs

  • Employee Training Program
  • Risk Management
  • Employee Supervision
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • Clinical Staff Management
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Educator
  • Patient and family advocate
  • Infection control measures
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
07/2017 to Current Registered Nurse Supervisor Amita Health | Gulf Breeze, FL,
  • Managed infection control
  • Quality Control and Risk management
  • Safety Officer
  • Educator for Surgical department
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
01/2007 to 07/2017 Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Charge Nurse St. Joseph Health | Hesperia, CA,
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed preoperative assessments on patients and evaluated overall health.
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
07/1994 to 12/1999 Surgical Technician Adventist Health System | Dade City, FL,
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
07/1985 to 06/1994 Certified Sterile Processing Technician Heritage Operations Group | Gifford, IL,
  • Assessed instruments, equipment and containers to promote cleanliness and proper functioning.
  • Wrapped trays, instrument packs and sets.
  • Picked instruments and supplies for surgeries.
  • Recorded biologicals and test results.
  • Corrected instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and instrument tracking systems.
  • Identified parameters and sterilization method required for each item to be sterilized.
01/1980 to 06/1985 Medical Records Clerk Ascension | City, STATE,
  • Obtained necessary signatures on information release forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Processed medical records requests from outside providers according to facility, state and federal law.
  • Reviewed charts and flagged incomplete or inaccurate information.
  • Maintained patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
Education
Expected in 06/1999 Associates in Nursing | Nursing Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI GPA:
Expected in 06/1994 Diploma | Surgical Technology Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI GPA:
Expected in 06/1979 High School Diploma | James Madisn High School, Milwaukee, WI, GPA:
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Charge Nurse Training

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School Attended

  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • James Madisn High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Charge Nurse
  • Surgical Technician
  • Certified Sterile Processing Technician
  • Medical Records Clerk

Degrees

  • Associates in Nursing
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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