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University of Minnesota Health - Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer Resume Example

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Jackson Thompson
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Professional Summary
  • Highly skilled and experienced nurse with 28 years of patient care in multiple settings with an emphasis in perioperative nursing.
  • Strong commitment to improving patient care and the overall patient experience.
  • Dedicated and successful Preceptor and mentor to new staff with excellent teaching skills.
  • Solid writing skills. Example includes three pediatric postoperative complication scenarios written and presented at the ACS NSQIP National Conference 7/2014.
  • Passionate and caring individual focused on making a difference in the lives of the patient and family. 
  • Team focused with the goal of giving each patient the best overall experience possible as he/she flows through the health continuum. 
  • Commitment to patient education including preventative care. 
  • Strong and fierce patient advocate. 
  • Proven ability to follow protocol while meeting expectations for the needs of specific patient populations.
  • Reputation for being flexible, adaptable, positive, and able to function in multiple types of working conditions.
  • Excellent critical-thinking skills acquired over years of nursing experience.
  • Utilizes strong clinical judgement while caring for patients.
  • Advocates patient and family needs as top priority.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills.
  • Adaptable and embraces change.
  • Continually works to develop self and others.
  • Strong advocate for teamwork and collaboration. 
  • Provides culturally competent care. 
  • Competent in Word, XCEL, Power Point.
  • Priority to Patient Safety and Security.
  • Provides excellent teaching, tailored to each patient and family.
  • Positive mentor and Preceptor.
  • BLS certification.ACS NSQIP Certified Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer.
  • Licensed RN in Minnesota #R 114673-0.
Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer/NSQIP-Pediatrics Feb 2013Present University of Minnesota Health Minneapolis, MN
  • Collect data from EPIC system for pediatric surgical patients and enter into the ACS NSQIP data base. 
  • Excellent EMR/EPIC navigation.
  • Works closely with pediatric Surgeon Champion and provides data per request.
  • Competent in Word, EXCEL, Power Point computer programs.
  • As a member of the ACS NSQIP-P Data Definitions Committee (DDC), participates in monthly calls, wrote three teaching scenarios relating to pediatric postoperative complications that were presented at the ACS NSQIP National meeting 7/2014.
  • Collaborates with DDC peer members and surgeons in creating new data variables and pilot projects to be implemented within the NSQIP SCR workstation.
  • Prepared and gave presentation to the Pediatric Surgical Site Infection Committee about wound classification and importance of correct assignment in EMR. 
  • Track postoperative complications and discovered an increase in postoperative infections in patients receiving a gastrostomy tube laparoscopically. Resulted in a change of practice by pediatric general surgeons in the suture material used.
  • Passed SCR Certification exam. 
Staff Nurse- Perioperative Services Feb 2005Feb 2013 University of Minnesota Health Minneapolis, MN
  • Extensive experience in both Circulating and Scrub role in a variety of surgical services including Pediatrics.
  • Charge Nurse experience. 
  • Preceptor and Mentor to new Perioperative staff members in both Circulating and Scrub duties.
  • Collaborated with peers as co-leader in departmental reorganization.
  • Able to function well in a high demand environment while providing excellent patient care.
  • Worked well with all OR team members utilizing strong clinical judgement, critical thinking skills, embracing change and adapting as the need arises, with the goal of providing exceptional service to our families and patients.
  • Strong supporter of teamwork and collaboration with the understanding that learning is a continuous process.
  • Strong teaching skills to new employees.

RN Telephonic Interviewer Apr 2002May 2004 Nations's CareLink Minneapolis, MN
  • Performed telephone interviews to clients who have applied for long-term care insurance.
Staff Nurse-Perioperative Services Apr 1996Jul 2001 Department of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center Minneapolis, MN
  • Experience in both Circulating and Scrub roles.
  • Experience as a Charge Nurse.
  • Service Leader in General and Laparoscopic surgery.
  • Created and gave a presentation about safe surgery during laparoscopic surgical procedures to OR peers.
Staff Nurse Perioperative Services Jun 1989Apr 1996 University of Minnesota Medical Center Minneapolis, MN
  • Gained significant experience as a Circulating RN and Scrub Nurse in a variety of surgical services, including pediatrics.
  • Opportunity to learn and function in the Charge Nurse role.
  • Acquired knowledge to become a Preceptor and Mentor to new OR staff.
Staff Nurse Medical surgical nursing and Surgical Services Mar 1986May 1989 Spencer Municipal Hospital Spencer, IA
  • Acquired new knowledge and skills while caring for patients requiring either medical or surgical cares.
  • March 1988 was hired into the Surgical Services Department.
  • Entry level learning in the Circulating role by experienced Perioperative staff.
Staff Nurse Aug 1985Mar 1986 Humboldt Care Center Humboldt, IA
  • Responsible for the care of Residents.
  • Charge Nurse Role.
  • Managed ancillary staff.
  • Worked closely with families and Residents to provide the best care and experience as possible.
Bachelor of Science : Nursing Jun 2013 Bethel University Arden Hills, MN Graduated with Honors.
Professional Affiliations:
Sigma Theta Tau International
Chi-at-Large Chapter
Nursing Diploma : Nursing May 1985 Iowa Methodist School of Nursing Des Moines, IA Graduated with High Honors.
Violin major to nursing major. University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA Music major changed to Nursing.
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Previous Companies:

  • University of Minnesota Health
  • Nationss CareLink
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Surgical Clinical Nurse Reviewer
  • NSQIP Pediatrics
  • Staff Nurse Perioperative Services
  • RN Telephonic Interviewer
  • Staff Nurse Medical surgical nursing and Surgical Services


  • Bethel University
  • Iowa Methodist School of Nursing
  • University of Northern Iowa

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Nursing Diploma

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