rn circulator resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Detailed Operating Room Registered Nurse perioperative background providing proper care to patients before and after procedures. Motivated and calm professional devoted to thoroughly monitoring patients' physical and emotional wellbeing throughout care continuum. Deeply familiar with standard sterilization protocols and patient-need analysis. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Review Patient medical history and check vitals before surgery
  • Patient Advocacy before, during and after surgery.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Pre and Post-Procedure Inventories
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Positioning
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Ease patient concerns by being compassionate and caring and focusing the positive outcomes associated with their upcoming procedure
  • Medication Administration
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Ensure a clean and sterile environment, preparing for operations
  • Monitoring surgical staff and tools and managing the delivery of samples and specimens
  • Accounting for all instruments used during the procedure
  • Assisting surgeons and scrub technicians during surgery if needed
  • Assure patient that I will be present during the operation to ensure their safety
  • Escorting patients to the recovery room post operation
Substitute Teaching Assistant, 09/2011 to Current
Community Health SystemLaredo, TX,
  • Assisted teacher in providing instruction to class of Kindergarten through Eighth grade students.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Created materials for classroom instruction.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Provided individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics and promote student learning.
  • Assessed student learning styles and understanding of material to redirect and optimize teaching strategies.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Helped students master assignments and reinforced learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Taught small groups of students in foundational material.
  • Monitored student behavior at lunch and recess.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
Medical Record Reviewer, 09/2010 to 06/2011
Grand Rapids Public SchoolsGrand Rapids, MI,
  • Review medical records, depositions and summarize reports.
  • Review patients case, by identifying diagnosis, test results, hospital stays , procedures, medications, equipment needs, identify support for self care and treatments.
  • Clinical note review and case details of the patient, Is crucial to ensure a client receives the level of care in line with their needs, and goals.
RN Circulator, 01/1999 to 10/2002
Harris County Dept Of EducationHouston, TX,
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Possess ability to function in a team environment.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Able to handle multiple demands at one time, cheerful disposition and willingness to handle difficult situations.
  • Observed body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Prepared operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Handled laboratory specimens and inspected containers for correct packaging and labeling.
RN, 01/1993 to 01/1999
Friends Christian SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • As part of the Spinal Cord Injury Team I played many roles. I was a collaborator, educator, care coordinator, and patient advocate. I worked with a healthcare team including physiatrist's, OT's, PT's, neuropsychiatries, speech therapist, to create comprehensive care plans based on patient goals and maximum potential.
  • I treated Brain Injury, Burns, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Pain Management and Amputation,
Registered ChargeNurse, 01/1993 to 09/1994
Company NameCity, State,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1992 to Cypress College - Cypress, CA
Activities and Honors
  • Awarded 1997 St. Jude Medical Center Justice Award. Nurses of Justice are tireless advocates of conflict resolution education and restorative practices who support healing, growth and transformation in our communities.
  • Volunteer for the Nursery NextGen ministries Friends Church Yorba Linda. Spending time with the children is both fun and rewarding. Helping with kids and their families feel loved and cared for.
  • CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Training - 06/14/2022 - 06/2024
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - Class of 1992

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  • Cypress College

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  • Substitute Teaching Assistant
  • Medical Record Reviewer
  • RN Circulator
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  • Associate of Science

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