rn staff nurse pre op pacu nurse resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Dedicated Registered Nurse with over thirty years' experience providing quality, patient-centered care in hospital and clinic settings. Graduate degree in nursing with focus on leadership/education. Knowledge, skills /abilities to enhance professional nursing practice through the development/provision of evidenced based, quality, educational programs/activities that promote professional competency in nursing and inter-collaborative practice elevating nursing excellence in a growing health care organization.

Areas of Expertise
  • Enjoy fast paced environment focused on empirical outcomes that address global issues in nursing and healthcare.
  • Enthusiastic about life-long learning/passionate teacher who promotes exemplary professional nursing practice
  • Skillful and creative educator of evidenced based health education curriculum for nurses with promotion of new knowledge, innovations and improvements that directly impacts patient care and outcomes
  • Fosters structural empowerment through staff inter-professional collaboration development/nursing development
  • Transformational leader who encourages individual adult learning style /promotes life long learning in alignment with mission, vision, and values of the organization
01/2019 to Current
RN Staff Nurse Pre-op/PACU Nurse Chi Health Bardstown, KY,
  • Enhances professional practice through new knowledge, innovations and improvement with development of in-services using evidenced based publications. Developed in-service on Marijuana Use and Anesthesia / its affects on the surgical patient, presented to clinical staff 2/2020
  • Transformational leader through application of evidenced based research that promotes exemplary professional practice /promoting a positive work environment Example: use of counter pressure to alleviate painful local injections in hand with journal articles presented to peers
  • Maximized quality patient care and recovery by providing valuable education to patients and families on post procedure care empowering patient self care and positive outcomes
  • Certified American Heart Association Basic Life Support, Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support through 2/2021
10/2018 to 01/2019
  • Skillful use of multiple computerized Resource / Patient Management System (RPMS) / Electronic Health Record (EHR) system
  • Promoted exemplary professional practice through administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications and evidenced based research nursing interventions to patients /monitored responses. Monitored /recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress / anesthesia medication side effects as well as non chemotherapeutic interventions that decrease pain.
  • Expert care for patients recovering from spinal injection procedures and provided personalized pre-op / post op patient education Delivered information regarding care /medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology based on assessed appropriate cultural and educational level.
  • Selected by surgery center (as agency employee) to train/work in OR as circulating RN for spinal procedures using aseptic technique for tray setups prior to patients fluoroscopy guided spinal injections, monitor case, / give SBAR handoff to PACU RNs post injection
02/2017 to 08/2018
RN Staff Nurse Pre-op/PACU Spine One Lonetree Ambulatory Surgery Center City, STATE,
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers in face-to-face encounters and through phone conversations
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver efficient, cost effective and personalized care, develop solutions to increase productivity and meet discharge deadlines
04/2009 to 05/2017
RNFloat Nurse,Charge RN-Rheumatology, RN Educator University Of Colorado Hospital Ambulatory Clinics City, STATE,
  • Interim RN Educator as part of float pool. Actively taught entire orientation and on-boarding process. Assessed competency of new hire adult learners to identify knowledge gaps /conduct thorough assessments, provide in-service hands on skills check offs and remediation as needed
  • Compiled evidenced based research toward overall training program /skills displayed by clinical nurses and providers by updating the new hire clinical orientation on-boarding presentation while adding competency skills check off management and tracking system prior to new hire patient interaction in promotion of quality care
  • Worked closely with educational team members of Nursing Education Department to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines
  • Created agenda, materials and communications for team meetings for Policy Committee meeting as co-chair / chair for 5 years. Presented updates/outcomes at quarterly Chief Nursing Officer meetings over 5 years
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Master of Science: Nursing Leadership Education Online/ Hybrid
Regis University - Denver, CO,
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Phoenix - Lone Tree CO,
Expected in 05/1984 to to
RN Diploma: Nursing
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing - Peoria, IL
Certifications /Honors
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
  • ANCC Board Certification Ambulatory Nursing through 8/2024
  • ANCC CNE Expected 7/2020

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School Attended

  • Regis University
  • University of Phoenix
  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse Pre-op/PACU Nurse
  • RN Pre-op/PACU
  • RN Staff Nurse Pre-op/PACU
  • RNFloat Nurse,Charge RN-Rheumatology, RN Educator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • RN Diploma

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