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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 20+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to surgical patients. I enjoy working in the operating room and being challenged and looking to utilize my skills to obtain a job in management. I am organized and work well in a team setting. My experience includes supervising 15 employees for General / Thoracic and the NICU service for 3 years, circulating and scrubbing multiple service lines in the operating room. Knowledgeable about multiple specialties and surgical requirements and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Well-qualified with BSN degree and CNOR certification and full CO credentials and extensive experience in surgical and nursing settings. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise.

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Skills
  • Background includes: managing NICU surgical cases, general surgery and trauma. Specialty areas are: Neuro, General / Thoracic, NICU and Spine, and vascular. Knowledgable about plastics, Gyne, Ortho, ENT, urology, and other surgical areas
  • Experience with setting up lines and trauma set up
  • Superuser of multiple surgical equipment; Black Diamond, HABIB, Sonopet, Faxitron, C-Track, ABC machine, Leica microscope, cell saver, Level I fluid warmers, and ICP monitors, EGD scopes, and DaVinci Robot
  • Efficient in Hospital Administrative programs; Kronos, Microsoft Office, and Epic
  • New employee recruitment
  • Human Resource experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Patient advocate
  • Quality improvement measures
  • Trauma management
  • Staff education
  • Infection control measures
  • Staff assignments
Work History
Staff Registered Nurse, 03/2019 to Current
Erlanger HealthChattanooga, TN,
  • Super-user) for new surgical equipment in new OR( use of booms, Black Diamond, etc.) Preceptor for new staff and coordinators. Revised and Implemented new count policy, resulted in 30% less count errors Developed and Implemented use of staple carts within department, resulted in staff satisfaction and less damage to staplers. Revised instrument pans and created surgeon specific pans. Charge nurse once a week for 21 ORs, Interim Robotics Coordinator for 6 months
  • Documented procedure plans, surgery notes and progress updates to facilitate communication among healthcare providers
  • Connected with patients and families from variety of cultural and economic backgrounds to establish and maintain open communication for improved patient outcomes
  • Collaborated with surgical team to improve results for surgical cases and department of 8 surgical suites
  • Developed and executed daily goals and care plans for up to 6 surgical patients per day
  • Evaluated patients using Epic and SBAR to detect contraindications before anesthesia or scheduled surgery
  • Created warm, supportive atmosphere to keep patients feeling safe and comfortable immediately before and after surgery
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and educational workshops
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
Surgical Coordinator, 05/2011 to 01/2019
Children's National Medical CenterRichmond, VA,
  • Professional duties Oversee daily operations of General / Thoracic and NICU surgeries service line
  • Responsibilities include, supervise and oversee 15 circulator's and scrubs, time keeping, annual evaluations, HR issues, hiring of new staff, training, collaboration of daily staff assignments, and preference card maintenance
  • Involved in policy changes and assisted in daily operations and issues
  • Assist with breaks, lunches, and performed as scrub or circulator
  • Professional Highlights Created and Implemented NICU OR suite on NICU unit Assisted with relocation of old hospital to new hospital. Collaborated with senior management in organizing new OR
  • Conducted thorough reviews of surgical plans and patient charts to prepare accurate patient paperwork
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
Operating Room Nurse, 06/2009 to 05/2011
Good Shepherd HospiceMassapequa, NY,
  • Part of Robotics team for general and urology surgeries Preceptor for new staff Assisted with many general /plastics combo cases Interact and communicate with physicians to provide best quality of care to all patients and families
  • Accurately maintain patients' record and develop a suitable course of action based on patient-specific needs
  • Utilize best practice methods for general and urology patients
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
Operating Room Nurse, 06/2000 to 06/2009
Good Shepherd HospiceNew York, NY,
  • Patient advocate
  • Core team resource member of Neuro/Spine service
  • Conducted in-services for staff on equipment
  • Member of process improvement committee
  • Assist with insertion of spinal blocks, epidurals, arterial, and central lines
  • Provided Neuro and Trauma call
  • Created disposable instrument tray for Creutzfeld- Jacob disease procedures
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes
  • Assessed team members' workloads and assisted areas where help was most evident
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures
  • Assisted surgeons with cutting of tissue, clamping and suturing during operational procedures
  • Provided high level of individualized care to adult patients across multiple medical specialties
  • Performed preoperative assessments on patients and evaluated overall health
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction by 50%
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 10/2020
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in
University of Arlington Texas - Arlington, TX,
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 2000
Rock Valley College - Rockford, IL
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • CNOR
Additional Information

Superuser for equipiment in the department and the chair of UPC. The UPC facilitates changes within the department at the staff level which helps to improve employee satisfaction, increase efficiencies within the department, and promote quality care measures.

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School Attended
  • Grand Canyon University
  • University of Arlington Texas
  • Rock Valley College
Job Titles Held:
  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Coordinator
  • Operating Room Nurse
  • Operating Room Nurse
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science