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Registered Nurse Nursing

Kansas City, MO
June 12, 2019

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Jon Ann Esponge

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Kansas City, MO 64157 Cell 816-***-****


Professional Experience:

Children’s Mercy Hospital-Kansas City, MO Nov. 3, 2014---Present

Vascular Access Department

Responsible for placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs)

Responsible for placement of PIVs on difficulty access patients.

Responsible for providing education to families about central lines.

Providing education to staff nurses about new products for PIVs or central lines.

Preceptor to new hires for vascular access department.

Children’s Mercy Hospital-Kansas City, MO July 27, 2012-Nov. 3, 2014

PICU Registered Nurse

Managing and taking care of critically ill and intubated patients.

Collaborating with Physicians and Residents to promote patient’s plan of care by being involved in Physician’s rounds.

Administration of sedation medication for ventilated patients and for procedures such as MRI/CT and initial intubation.

Management of Central lines and ART lines.

Management of cardiac drips/sedation drips and IV medications.

Administration of blood products.

IV starts and lab draws, collection of viral panels, setting up and maintaining sterile fields.

Liberty Hospital-Liberty, MO Sept 6, 2011-June 5, 2012

ICU Registered Nurse

Management of critically ill and intubated patients.

Administration and titration of sedation medication.

Administration of cardiac medications.

Receiving verbal orders from Physicians and placing orders in computer.

Management of Central lines and ART lines.

Recovery of patient’s from surgical procedures.

Assisting Physicians with bedside procedures (Chest tube placement).

Children’s Mercy Hospital-Kansas City, MO Oct 4, 2004-Sept 1, 2011

Core Charge Nurse

Supervision over a 27 bed floor and supervision over 7-8 nurses and 4 CAs.

Participation in interviewing new employees, and employee evaluations.

Management of making assignments for the shift and assisting in patient discharging.

Assisting RNs on the floor with IV starts and lab draws.

Collaborating with Management and Nursing Supervisors to ensure adequate staffing is available for the unit.

Trouble shooting of any conflicts with staff or patient’s families.

Staff Nurse/Resource Nurse:

Performed nursing care for Med/Surg patients.

Participated in bedside report and family centered rounds.

Transported patients off floor for procedures.

Administration of IV medications.

Helping with IV starts and lab draws.

Administration of immunizations.

Muskogee Regional Medical Center-Muskogee, OK Dec 2003-Sept, 2004

Emergency Room Nurse

Assisting Physicians with bedside procedures.

Assisting with suturing and stapling of wounds and lacerations along with removal of sutures and staples.

Administration of IV and IM medications.

IV starts.

Setting up and helping maintain sterile field.

Clinical Experience

MSN-FNP Student

Seeing and assessing patients independently and collaborating with preceptor during clinical rotations.

Diagnosing and prescribing medications that are appropriate for patients under supervision of preceptor.

Completed 611 clinical rotation hours in a primary care setting. Will complete another 330 hours of clinical rotation in the summer of 2019.

Certifications and Licenses

PALS Certified CPN Certified BLS Instructor

Missouri RN License

Kansas RN License


Masters of Science in Nursing (FNP), UMKC, Kansas City, MO; Jan. 2014-present ( will graduate Summer 2019).

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, UMKC; Kansas City, MO; Jan, 2005-May 2008

Associates of Science; Associates of Applied Science in Nursing, Connors State College, Muskogee, OK; Jan 2001-Dec, 2003

Professional Memberships

Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Member of Omicron Delta Kappa

Missouri, Kansas Vascular Access Association (MoKanVan)

Honors and Awards

Nursing the Heart of Healthcare award nominee, 2010

Computer Experience:

Windows operating system, Microsoft 2010, Adobe Reader X, EMR documentation

Cerner Charting System:

Patient charting and Medication stations.

Was a super user when CMH first switched over to using the Cerner Program.

Pulse Charting System:

Patient charting and electronic prescription.

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