staff nurse cardiac cath lab holding room resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic registered nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Strong clinical background in an academic teaching hospital. Active team player who responds quickly to emergency situations while maintaining an professional reassuring manner. Continuing education in Health care administration and motivated to learn, grow and excel in a leadership position as a nurse supervisor for the cardiac cath lab holding room.

  • Staff collaboration
  • Strong pre-operative, post-operative, and emergency room care
  • Working knowledge of EMR
  • Strong clinical skill and knowledge
  • Highly organized
  • Multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • Staff assignments
  • Computer skills (word, excell, power point)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
Work History
Staff Nurse Cardiac Cath Lab Holding Room , 09/2017 to Current
UpmcExton, PA,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
  • Collected blood, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge or admission
  • Managed care for pre-operative patients from patient check in to discharge or admission
  • Directed nursing activities for holding room staff nurses and patient care techs, providing guidance to provide outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
Staff Nurse Emergency Department , 11/2016 to Current
UpmcGraysville, PA,
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Ability to remain professional, skillful, and calm in high stress, quickly changing situations
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
Staff Nurse Gastrointestinal Unit, 11/2015 to 09/2017
Nebraska MedicineCity, STATE,
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Assisted in various types of endoscopy and GI procedures
  • Worked independently in the Motility clinic, providing procedures, data collection and organization
  • Assisted with education and orientation of new staff members
  • Conducted hemodynamic monitoring as indicated by procedure and policy during intra-operative phase of care
  • Assisted physicians with interventions as indicated
  • Setup, takedown, and cleaning of specialized equipment for GI procedures
  • Interacts with patients, physicians, and fellow employees in a manner that encourages quality patient care and positive working relationships
Staff Nurse Emergency Department, 08/2014 to 11/2016
Catholic Health InitiativesCity, STATE,
  • Monitored and continually recorded progress for numerous patients per shift
  • Assessed vital signs, collected detailed patient history and noted other signs of patient health to make rapid, informed decisions regarding next steps in patient care
  • Supported patients and family members with confident, soothing approach as they handled medical crises
  • Explained discharge instructions and arranged or confirmed transportation for patients not admitted to hospital
  • Followed facility policies, OSHA safety rules and HIPAA regulations to maintain legal compliance
  • Prepared, administered and documented medications, including pills, injections and intravenous infusions on physician orders
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2002
Arch Bishop Bergan Catholic High School - Fremont, NE,
No Degree: General Education , Expected in
University of Nebraska Omaha - Omaha, NE,
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2014
Clarkson College - Omaha, NE,
Master of Nursing Science: Health Care Administration , Expected in
Clarkson College - Omaha, NE,
  • TNCC
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS

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School Attended

  • Arch Bishop Bergan Catholic High School
  • University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Clarkson College
  • Clarkson College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse Cardiac Cath Lab Holding Room
  • Staff Nurse Emergency Department
  • Staff Nurse Gastrointestinal Unit
  • Staff Nurse Emergency Department


  • High School Diploma
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Nursing Science

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