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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Responsible and organized Operating Room Nurse offering exceptional patient care skills in Operating Room. Focused on providing support to surgeons and patients while remaining calm and composed. Ready to join a hospital that appreciates dedicated interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Experience
Staff Nurse, Operating Room, 01/2019 - 09/2021
Sutter Health Carlsbad, CA,
  • Prepared operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Prepared operating room for patient procedures and assisted with clean up after procedures.
  • Observed, checked and monitored equipment used during surgery to confirm proper operation.
  • Collected, labeled and processed patient specimens carefully and accurately for testing.
  • Observed body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Counted surgical instruments and sponges used in procedures upon completion of operations.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Assessed patients prior to surgical procedures by asking questions and detailing medical histories.
  • Delivered exceptional care to patients throughout the entire surgical lifecycle to support positive health outcomes.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Prepared operating rooms to uphold strict asepsis standards.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Handled laboratory specimens and inspected containers for correct packaging and labeling.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
Staff Registered Nurse, 01/2013 - 01/2019
Upmc Hanover, PA,
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Performed nursing rounds to complete scheduled tasks and interact with patients.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Transported patients to and from rooms and prepared for treatments according to individual specifications.
  • Arranged placement of new patient admissions and transfers according to clinical standards and guidelines.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical.
  • Responded to emergency situations based on nursing standards and patient priority.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by , monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Communicated with patients and recorded vitals after surgical procedures to evaluate current health status.
  • Verified prescribed medications and checked for contradictions and potential complications before administering to patients.
Indexer/Abstractor, 03/2012 - 12/2012
Innodata Knowledge Services City, STATE,
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Filed paperwork according to standard operating procedures and entered data points into tracking system.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/2011
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Colegio De San Antonio De Padua - Danao City, Cebu, Philippines,
GPA:
Status -
  • Dean's List Honoree [1st & 2nd Semester 2007]
  • Dean's List Honoree [1st & 2nd Semester 2008]
High School Diploma: , Expected in 03/2006
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University of San Carlos - Cebu City, Philippines,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Colegio De San Antonio De Padua
  • University of San Carlos

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse, Operating Room
  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Indexer/Abstractor

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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