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JoLene Sauvago 13718 Wildwood Rd NE Bemidji, Minnesota 56601 218-308-1650 Objective Seeking position that will

utilize and enhance obtained skills and knowledge whi le providing challenges, opportunities and growth as professional nurse. Reinsta te/direct hire with Federal Government. Continue to contribute to FERS and TSP. Qualifications: ? Knowledgeable and recent experience in GI Endoscopy in the VA system. ? Well organized and efficient in high pressured upper and lower GI bleeding. ? Proficient in IV access, pre/post procedural assessments, teaching, CPRS chart ing, moderate sedation, obtaining and disposition of procedural specimens ? Self motivated and follow through with completion of tasks, ? Quick to learn and operate the continuum of new endoscopic equipment ? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff as lead nurse and surgery preceptor. ? Effective interaction with and advocacy for patients bringing a holistic appro ach to care plan development. ? Able to coordinate multifaceted tasks encountered in after hour situations. ? Current certification in ACLS and BLS * Bring enthusiasm, focus on the positive, cheerful and firm believer in team w ork Currently working as contract nurse in the GI lab at the Palo Alto VA. Contract position with Supplemental Health. Conscious sedation, pre/post procedure assess ments and teaching. Experience Cass Lake IHS, Cass Lake, MN RN Lead Nurse Night Shift Fulltime ED, Urgent Care, Medical Inpatient March 2008 to July 2009 Assessing, documenting, triaging, initiating emergency protocols, IV drug therap ies, variety treatment modalities for inpatient and urgent care clinic. Lead nur se duties also included delegating and prioritizing tasks, chart reviews with QA reporting, precepting new employees, development/updating of care plans. Reason for leaving: 24/7 care of in-laws. Northern Pines, Blackduck, MN RN MDS Coordinator Part time day shift March 3, 2007 to June 5, 2007 Assess, evaluate medical needs of long term care clients with data entry for ins urance reimbursement. Reason for leaving: Appropriate training for positions was being provided as agr eed prior to hire. Audubon County Medical Center RN Lead Nurse Night Shift Fulltime ED, Peds, Inpatient medical/surgical, L&D, telemetry June 6, 2003 to Ja n. 31, 2005 Identical to Cass Lake with inclusion of labor and delivery. Certificates: ECG i nterpretation, 40 hour Maternal Child Review, TNCC, NRP, PALS, ACLS and BCLS. Re ason for leaving: medical New Hope Village, Carroll, IA RN Staff Weekends 24 hours non-benefited July 1, 2002 to June 20, 2003 On-site nurse 12 mentally and physically challenged clients. Assessments, meds i ncluding topical, oral, and g-tubes. Treatments skin, eyes, inhalation and wound . Behavioral interventions. Reason for leaving: benefits

Aurora Regional Medical Center, Aurora, CO. RN Staff Nurse GI Lab Full time lead nurse August 2001 to February 2002 Duties included room and equipment set-up for upper and lower GI endoscopies, po lypectomies, esophageal dilations, ERCP, various types upper GI feeding tubes, l iver biopsies, paracentesis, cleaning and maintenance of various instrumentation . Emergency GI procedures including removal of foreign bodies. Collecting/labeli ng of tissue and cytology specimens. Reason for leaving: Moved to Iowa provide c are to father. Denver VA Hospital, Denver, CO RN Lead Nurse GI Lab Full time started as temporary agency position. Hired on as permanent staff July 1999 to July 23 Same as previous GI position plus: Scheduling, pre-op teaching, IV insertion, co nscious sedation with cardiac monitoring, post procedural recovery and discharge planning. Organized ERCP and emergency GI carts, developed PAR levels for equip ment and departmental drugs, maintained and documented biological testing of equ ipment, assembled and updated patient teaching packets. Reason for leaving: Conf lict with new charge nurse Kaiser Permanente, Aurora, CO RN Telephone Triage Fulltime triaging peds, internal medicine cues June 1998 to March 30 Telephone communication with simultaneous computer data entry of objective/subje ctive symptoms, assessment of needs, and past history overview. According to Kai ser Physician protocols, would give home treatment advice, schedule appt., send to urgent care clinic or communicate with emergency dispatch. Reason for leaving: Closed the call center Western Skies Inc.Temporary Nursing Service RN GI Lab Eight week fulltime temp position for Kaiser Permanente March, 1998 to May, 1998 First experience in GI lab. Same as previous minus ERCP, h-pylori testing or eme rgency endoscopies Reason for leaving: Contract ended St. Anthony Central, Denver, CO RN OR Circulator/Scrub Started as temporary fulltime 6 months then permanent staff November 1996 to Dec ember 1997 Fast paced major Denver trauma center. Gunshots, stabbing, MVA. Chance to sharpe n my experience with craniotomies for traumatic brain injuries: positioning equi pment, microscope attachments, cranial internal fixation plates/screws, anesthes ia equipment used for extremely critical neuro cases. Exposed to more corneal tr ansplants and enucleations than previous OR experiences. Reason for leaving: Fam ily medical in Iowa. Aurora Regional Medical Center, Aurora, CO RN OR Circulate/Scrub First year fulltime temporary through MRI travel nursing December 1992 to Novemb er 1995 Circulated all 7 major services, scrubbed mainly orthopedics, peripheral vascula r and endoscopic procedures. Reinforced anterior/posterior spinal fusions with i nternal fixations and grafts, abdominal perineal resections. Reason for leaving: Returned to Iowa to help parents. MRA Travel RN OR Circulate/Scrub 1)Overlook Hospital, New Jersey, 2)Desert Springs Hospital, May 1992 to December 1993 Las Vegas 3) Above position Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO RN OR Circulator/Scrub, Lead Nurse Fulltime 4-10 hour shifts January 8, 1990 to April 18, 1992 General and ambulatory surgeries, all seven major services. Relief lead nurse fo

r orthopedics, ENT, and neuro. Surgery preceptor. Set-up laser laparoscopic chol ecystectomy program. Reason for leaving: Travel nursing. Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE RN OR Circulator Fulltime evening shift January 1989 to November 1989 General surgery department. Had invaluable experience in ophthalmology especial ly vitrectomies. Heavy vascular ablations. Gained experience scrubbing aorto-byf emoral with grafts, AV fistulas, vein stripping and became more familiar with urology stents. Reason for leaving: Move to Colorado Habersham Orthopaedic, Demorest, GA Private RN Surgery Assistant and Office Nurs e Fulltime servicing two county hospitals and private ortho office September 1986 to December 1988 Scheduling, pre-op teaching, assisting with all ortho procedures from IM rods to excision ganglion cysts. Arranged for any specialty equipment such external fix ation devices or particular size of acetabular component for bipolar hip fractur e. Did all sub-q and skin closures, cast/splint applications and removals, pre-o p teaching, post-op wound care, suture/staple removal, and teaching. Ordering of office supplies. Reason for leaving: Divorce and moved to sisters in Nebraska Habersham County Medical Center, Demorest, GA RN OR Scrub/Circulator Fulltime lead nurse PACU, OR, Central Sterilization September 1981 to August 198 6 OR staff covered three departments. Also first exposure to C-Sectons. Developed and revised policies and procedures for central sterilization, organized various general trays for different OR services, first ACLS certification. Great thing about this job was the recruiting of new, young surgeons and anesthesia staff th at brought latest techniques. Reason for leaving: Recruited for private orthopae dic position Burnham Hospital, Champagne, ILL RN OR Staff Fulltime 16 county trauma center October 1980 to September 1981 First time in the OR. Major trauma center so had great exposure to everything in cluding 3 weeks in central sterilization becoming familiar with instrumentation. First time in using cell saver. Great introduction to what would become my pass ion. Reason for leaving: Moved to Georgia Education Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, Iowa Associates Degree Nursing December 1979 Des Moines Area Community College Boone, IA Licensed Practical Nurse March 1975 Continuing Education Units Workshops, Seminars, Classroom, On-line Over 300 hours in 8 years Awards: ? Award of Recognition for Trauma Preparedness from Department of Health and Human Services. * Award of Achievement FEMA REFERENCES Matthew Houge, R.N. 901 Briar Lane Bemidji, MN 56601 701-330-76

Dave Pecora, PA-C 4013 Bell Tree Drive Bemidji, MN 56601 218-779-4405 Dwayne Caneen BSN 3171 Strawberry Rd. NE Bemidji, MN 56601 218-308-1545 Barb Nyberg, BSN 3656 Quincy Drive Bemidji, MN 56601 218-209-8716 PERSONAL REFERENCES Gwen Stablein 1470 110th Street Coon Rapids, IA 50058 7122-684-5461 Nancy Grettenberg 118 4th Avenue Coon Rapids, IA 50058 H) 712-999-2296 C)515-238-5809 Anne Marie Mirante 448 E. Telegraph Street Washington, UT 84780 H) 435-986-1762 C) 435-229-0590 Jane Siegler 211 Cardinal Drive Coon Rapids, IA 50058 712-999-6673