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Jessica
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Summary

Efficient Registered Nurse with 30 years of experience. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Collaborate well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Compassionate Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Develop comprehensive post-treatment plans with patients and doctors for quality healthcare. Committed to patient education and advocacy. Texas State Board Certified Registered Nurse with 30 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in the care units. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. Accomplished Operating Room Registered Nurse with 30 years of expertise in OR and ICU pediatric services, patient care and team leadership. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and patient outcomes. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented RN . Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Care
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • SBAR communication
  • Follow-up calls
  • Documenting vitals
  • Nursing staff leadership
Education and Training
Mariano Marcos State University Philippines, Expected in 04/1990 Bachelor of Science : Nursing / Graduated CUM LAUDE - GPA :
Ilocos Norte National High School Philippines, Expected in 04/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Methodist Hospital For Surgery - Registered Nurse /Team Leader
Hurst, TX, 07/2006 - Current
  • Prepared operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Observed body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Handled laboratory specimens and inspected containers for correct packaging and labeling.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within the department.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Pursued opportunities and leveraged expertise to optimize patient care, improve outcomes and optimize performance of nursing team members.
  • Mentored and coached nursing staff, listening to concerns and providing counsel.
  • Evaluate staff members with their annual Review .
  • Initiated Performance Evaluation and Counselling for staff as needed
Johns Hopkins Hospital - Registered Nurse - Operating Room
City, STATE, 06/2003 - 06/2006
  • Prepared operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Observed body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Handled laboratory specimens and inspected containers for correct packaging and labeling.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Administered surgical drains, nasogastric tubes, ileostomies, colostomy bags, peg tubes and tracheostomy tubes to facilitate patient care.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas.
  • Verified prescribed medications and checked for contradictions and potential complications before administering to patients.
  • Minimized infections using ChloraPrep, Mueller and Snowden-Pencer laparoscopic instruments and infection prevention products.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Consulted medical sources to gain knowledge of emerging and updated procedures and select equipment for procedures or treatments.
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center - Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2000 - 03/2003
  • Kept track of patients' changing pain levels and proactively worked to minimize excess pain or discomfort.
  • Administered medications by diverse means and tracked responses.
  • Supervised cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms and oxygen delivery devices.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and laboratory data to assess needs and provide emergency interventions.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns through direct pulmonary assessments.
  • Checked on patients regularly to track progress with treatments, changes in symptoms and need for emergency interventions.
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center - Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 10/1994 - 06/1999
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and laboratory data to assess needs and provide emergency interventions.
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Kept track of patients' changing pain levels and proactively worked to minimize excess pain or discomfort.
  • Supervised cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms and oxygen delivery devices.
  • Checked on patients regularly to track progress with treatments, changes in symptoms and need for emergency interventions.
  • Administered medications by diverse means and tracked responses.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns through direct pulmonary assessments.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Provided training and supervision to staff member in PCICU unit.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Philippine Heart Center - Staff Registered Nurse Childrens Unit/ICU
City, STATE, 08/1991 - 07/1994
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
Accomplishments

Strive for Five recipient

Recognition at John Peter Smith Hospital

2007

Catch a Shining Star

Johns Hopkins Service Excellence Reward and Recognition Program

2004

Completed coursework in ACLS , certified

2021 -2023

Completed professional development in CNOR and certified

2017-2021

Cum laude graduate

1990

Additional Information

August to October 2021 Crosstraining to PACU John Peter Smith Hosptital

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mariano Marcos State University
  • Ilocos Norte National High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse /Team Leader
  • Registered Nurse - Operating Room
  • Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Charge Nurse
  • Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Charge Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse Childrens Unit/ICU

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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