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Skillful Surgical Nurse resume

Ann McAdams-Jakuboski
Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 30+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to surgical and medical patients.


 Skilled at working independently and also collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team.

Skills
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Proficient EMR
  • Quality assurance
  • Patient consultation
Work History
Registered Nurse/Staff Nurse, 06/2014 to Current
Dattoli Cancer Center Sarasota, FL
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management of prostate cancer.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
Nurse Manager, 07/2013 to 06/2014
Hillstrom Facial Plastic Surgery Bradenton, FL
  • Supervised clinical staff
  •  Purchasing supplies and monitoring Surgical budget to ensure financial objectives were met.
  • Ensured compliance with state and federal regulation 
  • Provided aesthetic consultations, preoperative and postoperative teaching.
  •  Coordination of surgery schedule with surgeons and ancillary staff in the ambulatory surgical setting 
  • Circulating and scrub for facial plastic procedures.
Clinical Research Coordinator, 10/2012 to 06/2013
Meridian Research Bradenton, Florida
  • responsible for the coordination of the clinical trials Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms Prepare study-related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, and progress reports.
  • Participate in the development of study protocols including guidelines for administration or data collection procedures.
  • Oversee subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly obtained and documented.
  • Knowledge of EMR system Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with primary investigator.
Perioperative Nurse/Office Nurse, 07/1998 to 07/2012
James Marsh, M.D Sarasota, Florida
  • Assist with plastic surgery procedures.
  • Responsible for patient sedation and recovery from surgery.
  • Administer preoperative and postoperative care.
  • Front office management skills Organized OSHA program Responsible for obtaining and maintaining AAAAFS accreditation.
  • Management of inventory and ordering medical supplies Provided consultations and assisted in marketing of practice.
Surgical Nurse, 01/1996 to 01/1998
Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Circulation and scrub duties for outpatient surgical center including Orthopedic, Urology, OB/GYN.
Private Scrub Nurse/ First Assistant, 01/1993 to 01/1995
Michael D. Levine M.D Bradenton, FL
  • Private scrub nurse assisting on plastic, reconstructive and upper extremity surgery.
  • Surgery scheduling
  •  Preauthorization of workman's compensation
  •  Communicate with injured employees, medical professionals, claims staff and employers.
  • Assess injury, functional abilities and physical job requirements to establish target return to work plans.
  • Facilitate appropriate return to work release and coordinate return to work efforts with all parties.
Surgical Nurse / First Surgery Assistant, 01/1989 to 01/1991
Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon Inc Bradenton, FL
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Scheduled surgery, pre and post operative care of patients.
  • Assisted in obtaining medical approval and pre-certification.
  • Specialized in General, Facial Plastic Surgery and Breast 
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 1983
University of Indianapolis
Personal Information
Licenses State of Florida Registered Nurse # 1910942 BLS and ACLS certifications.
Additional Information
  •  BLS  and ACLS certifications.
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Rebecca Buckner
Summary

With more than 25 years working in the medical field, my focus has always been patient safety and their well being,  while developing strong working relationships with a multidisciplinary team. I feel very strongly about patient care, advocacy and education.  The skills and knowledge I have acquired from my experience will allow me to add to the team I join.   I enjoy learning and look forward to the knowledge I gain from other specialties.

Skills
  • Triage
  • Emergency medical and trauma care
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Post operative wound care
  • Medication Administration
  • IV initiation and maintenance 
  • IV pumps, feeding pumps 
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric care
  • Life assist devices (IABP, LVADs, ICD, Pacemaker)
  • Multi-system disease processes and treatments
  • Communication
  •  Teamwork
  •  Leadership
  •  Critical Thinking
  • Rapid decision making
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Budgeting experience
  • Patient advocacy
  • Cultural awareness
Experience
Soliant Healthcare | Atlanta, Georgia Travel Surgical Nurse - Circulating and Scrub 09/2014 - Current

University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL: (August 2018-November 2018)
Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Surgical Department of a level 1 trauma center. Procedures include repairs resulting from traumatic injuries - GSW, MVA, stabbings, other violent actions, emergent obstetric deliveries, orthopedic reconstructions, surgical oncology, along with elective general, orthopedic, urological, ENT, gynecological, and transplant surgeries.


UAB Highland Hospital, Birmingham, AL:(April 2018 - August 2018)

Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the  surgical department.  Procedures in the following specialties ; orthopedic, general, ENT, urological, gynecological , plastics and surgical oncology.


St. Joseph-Emory Hospital, Atlanta, GA:(January 2018 - April 2018) 

Travel nurse (circulator) in the Cardio-Vascular Department.  Procedures include coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, ventricle assist devices, bental procedures, aortic arch replacement with re-implantations, aortic root replacements. complete circulatory arrest, thoracoscopic lung resections, open lung resections.








Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN:(June 2017 - Dec 2017) 

Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Cardio-Thoracic Department. Procedures include:  coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, ventricle assist devices, bental procedures, aortic arch replacement with re-implantations, aortic root replacements, complete circulatory arrest, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, thoracoscopic lung resections, open lung resections, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, esophagoscopy.

 

St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, GA:(January 2017 - April  2017)    Travel nurse (circulator and scrub)on the Cardio-Thoracic team as well as some general surgical procedures. coronary artery bypass grafting, valve replacement, thoracoscopic lung procedures, vascular , orthopedic, gynecologic, urological.

 

Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN:(April 2016 -December 2016)

 Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Cardio-Thoracic Department. Procedures include:  coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, ventricle assist devices, bental procedures, aortic arch replacement with re-implantations, aortic root replacements, complete circulatory arrest, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, thoracoscopic lung resections, open lung resections, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, esophagoscopy. 


University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL: (September 2015 - April 2016) Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Surgical Department of a level 1 trauma center. Procedures include repairs resulting from traumatic injuries - GSW, MVA, stabbings, other violent actions, emergent obstetric deliveries, orthopedic reconstructions, surgical oncology, along with elective general, orthopedic, urological, ENT, gynecological, and transplant surgeries.

 

Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN:(April 2015 -September 2015) 

Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Cardio-Thoracic Department. Procedures include:  coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, ventricle assist devices, bental procedures, aortic arch replacement with re-implantations, aortic root replacements, complete circulatory arrest, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, thoracoscopic lung resections, open lung resections, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, esophagoscopy. 


University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL: (September 2014 - April 2015) 

Travel nurse (circulator and scrub) in the Cardio-Vascular Department and Thoracic Surgery Department.  coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, ventricle assist devices, aortic arch replacement with re-implantations, complete circulatory arrest, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, thoracoscopic lung resections, open lung resections, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, esophagoscopy.

Gadsden Regional Medical Center | Gadsden, AL Surgical RN - Circulating and Scrub 10/2010 - 09/2014

Circulating and Scrub Nurse with experience in all of the following procedures performed: Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular, General, Orthopedic, Gyn, Urology, Plastics, ENT, Neuro.

 

Additional Skills acquired: Superuser, train the trainer for computer charting conversions.

Riverview Regional Medical Center | Gadsden, AL Surgical RN - Circulating and Scrub 06/2006 - 10/2010
Surgical Circulating and Scrub Nurse for the following procedures performed:  Cardiac, Vascular, General, Orthopedic, Urology, Gyn, Minor.
Kamran Cardiology | Anniston, AL Registered Nurse- Physician Assistant 04/2003 - 06/2006

RN in clinic with hospital privileges Patient interviews, History and physicals, Hospital Consults, Hospital Discharges, Coumadin Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic.

Riverview Regional Medical Center | Gadsden, AL LPN - RN 01/2004 - 04/2006
Began working as a LPN in the emergency department and chest pain clinic. Continued to work while finishing RN classes.
Emergency Department duties: Triage, medical and trauma emergencies, multiple organ disease systems. Computer charting, medication administration, patient education. 
Etowah Chemical | Gadsden, AL Clerical Support Staff 04/2002 - 12/2002
Clerical Staff duties included but not limited to the following: Communications, data entry, logistics, inventory control, sales.
Rural Metro Ambulance Service | Gadsden, AL Staff Paramedic advancing into Management 07/1998 - 09/2001
Staff paremedic on an ALS unit: Transport and care of the medical emergency, traumatic emergency, basic life support transport.
 
Public relations representative, Shift leader, Dispatch, Inventory control.
 
Management of 3 county fleet. Duties included - personnel, scheduling, data collection, payroll hour management, insurance and documentation reviews. Special event team for Talladega Super Speedway,Powerboat races,  local festivals and fairs, school sporting events.
 
Leadership, communication, consistency, professionalism, integrity, fair and accurate treatment of staff and patients.
Gadsden Emergency Medical Services | Gadsden, AL Staff Paramedic 02/1997 - 07/1998
Staff paramedic for ALS transport of medical and traumatic emergencies. Basic Life Support transport of the non-emergent patient.
Paramedic | Alabama Staff Paramedic 04/1991 - 02/1997
Staff paramedic for multiple Ambulance services during this time frame. All were ALS transport for the medical and traumatic patients along with non-emergent BLS transport.
Education and Training
Gadsden State Community College | | Gadsden, Alabama, USA ADN-Registered Nurse in Nursing
Gadsden State Community College | | Anniston, AL, USA Certification - LPN in LPN
Gadsden State Community College | | Gadsden, AL, USA AAS in Emergency Medical Services
Activities and Honors
Association of Operating Registered Nurse
 
Recipient of the Nightingale Award
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Experienced Surgical Nurse resume

Marjorie J. Carter-Njinjoh
Professional Summary

Loyal, collaborative Registered Nurse with a steadfast commitment to quality care and preventative care advocacy.

Licenses

Maryland Compact State

Washington, District of Columbia

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-2016

ANA Certified in Psychiatric & Mental Health

Skill Highlights
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethics
  • Emergency room and Critical nurse experience
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • School Nurse Experience
  • Experienced with the processing and intake of Psychiatric patients who visits the emergency room.
  • Case management of vulnerable populations
Professional Experience
November 2015
to
January 2016
Delmarva Foundation (F&D Associates) Washington, DC Case Management PRN
  • Perform assessment of Medicaid recipients in their home to determine their level of care and ensure their needs are being met.

Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

September 2013
to
November 2015
Montgomery Hospice Rockville, DC Triage RN PRN
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to patients in the end stage of their life.
October 2006
to
October 2007
Montgomery Hospice Rockville, MD On-call Hospice RN

Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

November 2010
to
November 2014
Children's National Medical Center Rockville, MD Community Health Nurse
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.Organized, updated and maintained over 200 student charts.
  • Evaluated students presenting with asthma and various chronic illnesses.
  • Provided necessary health education training for staff and students.
June 2008
to
November 2013
Montgomery General Hospital Olney, MD Emergency Room and Behavioral Health RN
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
September 2006
to
June 2008
Arlington County Department of Mental Health Arlington, VA Public Mental Health Nurse/Case Manager
  • Coordinated care with the primary care physician or specialist.
  • Monitored medications and side effects of psychiatric drugs.
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Provide supportive Counseling. Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
January 2000
to
September 2006
Adventist Healthcare Rockville, MD Charge Nurse
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Managed team of medical support personnel.

August 1992
to
December 1999
George Washington University Hospital Washington, DC Critical Care Nurse
  • Critical care and cardiac nurse.
  • Provided care for trauma patients, critically ill medical and surgical patients.
  • Cared for heart and kidney transplant patients.
August 1990
to
August 1992
Suburban Hospital Bethesda, DC Medical and Surgical Nurse

Managed caseload of 6-8 patients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and surgical wound care.

Education and Training
2013
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Masters: Nursing Education

Nursing Education

1990
Farleigh Dickinson University Rutherford, N.J., Bergen Bachelor of Science: Nursing

Nursing

Skills

Computer Literate

Microsoft Office

Experience with multiple types of electronic charting software.

Additional Information

  • Nurse of the year, Potomac Ridge Behavioral Health Center 2002

  • Enjoy the creative arts and express joy through painting with oil on canvas.

  • Aspire to become a public health specialist with national and global focus on vulnerable populations.
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