wellstar vinnings surgery center resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Experienced Registered Nurse with over 22 years of experience in Peri-Operative Nursing, with Pre-op and PACU experience.. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.Exceptional work ethic with ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Infection control measures
  • Employee evaluation
  • Managing deadlines
  • Direct patient care
  • EMR / EHR
  • Medication administration
  • Surgical patient care
Work History
06/2018 to Current Wellstar Vinnings Surgery Center Elara Caring | Marlboro, MA,
  • Prepared, implemented, and evaluated nursing care for patients through each step of surgical procedure.
  • Educated patients and loved ones regarding operating procedures, expectations, side effects and recovery process.
  • Provided compassionate, individualized care for each patient while in operating room.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with AORN standards.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various procedures, including Podiatry, Pain, GI, Urology, Gynecology, ENT and General procedures including Da Vinci Robot.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for Wellstar's Outpatient Surgery Center's.
  • Covered for Charge Nurse on multiple occasions.
  • Collaborated with the surgical team to ensure the highest safety and surgical standards for the patient.
  • Pulled for case carts and stocked supplies, prepared operating rooms for upcoming surgeries.
  • Participated in ongoing Quality Assurance (QA) program met or surpassed Hospital/JACHO standards for patient and staff safety.
  • Played key role in developing efficient patient flow patterns and quick turn over times.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
04/2016 to 10/2017 Millennia Surgery Center Evelyn Rodriguez | City, STATE,
  • Scope of services as Peri-Operative nurse included: Neurology/Spine, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Plastics and Pain cases.
  • Developed and executed plans to monitor standard process adherence.
  • Assessed patients physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge needs.
  • Reviewed and reported results of diagnostics and labarotory to physician.
  • Developed and executed plans to monitor standard process adherence to other caregivers the status of patient.
  • Documented assessments, planning, implementing and evaluation in the patients record.
  • Managed all the necessary care inside the surgery room, assisting the team in maintaing and creating a comfortable, safe environment for the patient and observing the team from a wide perspective.
  • Interacted and participated in the education, role of development, and orientation of the facility.
  • Focused on excellent client service, the ability to multi-task, the ability to show flexibility in assignments, maintained scrupulous infection control standards and ability to work as a part of an independent multidisciplinary team.
  • Acted as a colleague for the other staff members of the surgical team, but also as patient advocate.
  • Participated in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes.
04/2011 to 04/2016 Clinical Administrator Helene Elengold | City, STATE,
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of staff for procedures, following policy and procedures, to meet needs of the patient and physicians.
  • Provide comprehensive direct care in a pre-operative, peri-perative, and post operative setting to Neurology/Spine, Orthopeadics, Dental, Han, GI and Bariatric surgeries.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Collaborated with doctors and staff members to ensure quality care.
  • Established and maintained productive working relationships with staff to resolve operational difficulties and to promote interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to customer service provision.
  • Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Maintain the physical environment and initiate methods for maintaining infection control policies and procedures, standard precautions, safety, comfort, and cleanliness in the facility.
  • Worked closely with Medical Director in coordinating patient care in accordance with national AORN standards.
06/2007 to 04/2011 New Dimensions in Plastic Surgery Dr. Korpeck | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care pre-operative, peri-operative and post-operative operations to promote positive outcomes including assessments, care planning, health education and discharging support.
  • Educated patients and families on illnesses, medications and treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with all members of patient's healthcare team to ensure proper and appropriate level of care.
  • Performed preoperative assessments on patients and evaluated overall health.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Exceptional documentation skills and the ability to chart and ensure complete and thorough documentation of chart.
  • Manage inventory, initiate requisitions to replenish inventory and to order new products including medications and controlled substances.
  • Communicated with patient and his or her family regarding postoperative and wound care and all patient care instructions.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Expected in 05/2006 Bachelor of Science | Registered Nurse St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, FL GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 Associate of Science | Registered Nurse St. Petersburg Jr College, Clearwater, FL, GPA:
Expected in 01/1998 Associate of Science | Licensed Practical Nurse Erwin Technical School, Tampa, FL, GPA:
Expected in 12/1996 Associate of Arts | AA Degree Pasco Hernando Community College, Port Richey, FL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • St. Petersburg College
  • St. Petersburg Jr College
  • Erwin Technical School
  • Pasco Hernando Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Wellstar Vinnings Surgery Center
  • Millennia Surgery Center
  • Clinical Administrator
  • New Dimensions in Plastic Surgery


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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