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surgical services registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Nurse with 20 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision, and Surgical department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs while managing daily assignments. Seasoned nurse offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Needs Assessment
  • Care Coordination
  • Medication Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
Education
Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Roswell, NM Expected in 05/2001 Associate of Arts : Nursing - GPA :
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, NM Expected in 12/1995 Bachelor of Science : Biology - GPA :
Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Roswell, NM Expected in 05/1993 Associate of Arts : General Education - GPA :
Roswell High School Roswell, NM Expected in 05/1991 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Community Health System - Surgical Services Registered Nurse
Foley, AL, 07/2003 - 03/2021
  • Assisted families by answering questions, supplying general information and providing frequent updates on patient progress.
  • Maintained sterile surgical environment and secured confidential data to protect patients' health and privacy.
  • Created warm, supportive atmosphere to keep patients feeling safe and comfortable immediately before and after surgery.
  • Documented procedure plans, surgery notes and progress updates to facilitate communication among healthcare providers.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
Ascension (System Office) - Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse
Dowagiac, MI, 06/2001 - 07/2003
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
Truist Financial Corporation - Mortgage Loan Closer
Bluefield, VA, 04/1998 - 03/1999
  • Prepared all paperwork for loan package and arranged final closing meeting.
  • Reviewed mortgage documents for accuracy, which included title abstract and insurance forms.
  • Communicated closely with inter-company staff members to promote quick and effective loan workflow.
  • Fielded customer complaints and provided solutions.
  • Explained different types of loans pertaining to client situations.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Provided highest level of service and support to all stakeholders, including customers, closing agents and realtors.

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School Attended

  • Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell
  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell
  • Roswell High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Services Registered Nurse
  • Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse
  • Mortgage Loan Closer

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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