Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

I am an energetic operating room nurse offering 7 years' experience administering outstanding patient care. I am a hardworking, team oriented circulating nurse that can perform competently in stressful and crisis situations and interprets and applies policies and procedures with good judgment. I am able to treats patients of all ages and deliver effective quality nursing care. I am able to circulate in most surgical specialties and scrub orthopedic, nuero, vascular, and general cases proficiently. I feel that I would like to apply my skills and experience to a new role in the perioperative area and challenge myself in a new way. I would like to use my experience to support the members of our othropedic team and work toward improving our daily workflow.

  • Patient needs assessment
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Unit administration
  • Medication administration
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Wound care
  • Medical procedure assistance
12/2016 to Current
Staff Nurse, Operating Room Kaiser Permanente Silverdale, WA,
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Organized instruments and supplies to optimize surgical team efficiency.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
08/2014 to 11/2016
Staff Nurse, Operating Room Kaiser Permanente Union City, CA,
  • Carried out nursing tasks safely to maintain high level of care that complied with organization's procedures and regulations.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Sterilized and arranged operating equipment and instruments to prepare room for surgery.
  • Minimized infections using ChloraPrep, pre-op prep, Mueller and Snowden-Pence Surgical laparoscopic instruments, capital and infection prevention products.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Reported issues or unusual occurrences to charge personnel to act as patient advocate.
06/2006 to 08/2013
Administrative Assistant Catholic Health Initiative Corbin, KY,
  • Directed customer communication to appropriate department personnel and offered information to resolve inquiries, boosting customer satisfaction.
  • Greeted visitors or callers daily to handle inquiries or direct to appropriate persons.
  • Coordinated project materials by managing physical and digital files, monitoring spreadsheets and updating reports.
  • Maintained inventory in administrative building supply closet to prevent shortages of supplies.
  • Organized and maintained filing and document management systems by coordinating, archiving and purging files.
  • Coordinated large-scale events and department activities by acquiring venues, developing guest lists and organizing catering services.
  • Handled management of communication to executives by taking and making telephone calls, reviewing and prioritizing mail and composing and typing correspondence.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2014
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Winston Salem State University - Winston-Salem, NC,
Activities and Honors
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Chair of the Surgical Services Professional Practice Collaborative (formerly the Shared Governance Committee) 2018-2020
  • Designated Preceptor for new nurses and nursing students
Additional Information

I am a highly motivated OR nurse that is excited about taking my career to the next phase. I am looking forward to a new role within the perioperative area.

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