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

Dedicated and compassionate Acute Care Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Attentive team-member that provides high level of care, patient assistance and knowledge during each shift. Considered hardworking and driven.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medication Administration
  • Telemetry
  • Detail-oriented
  • Compassion
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Cultural awareness
  • Acute care expertise
  • Strong clinical judgment
Education
University Of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE, Expected in 05/2021 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Southeast Community College Lincoln, NE, Expected in 03/2015 Diploma Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
Southeast Community College Lincoln, NE, Expected in 09/2017 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Training
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training
  • NIHSS Training
  • AACN ECCO PCU Training
Work History
Hca - Acute Care Registered Nurse
Trinity, FL, 02/2018 - Current
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and fluid taps.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in EPIC.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in Cardiac and Neuroscience critical care units (PCU).
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Triaged patients and delegated treatment needs to qualified staff and specialized departments.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Delivered top-notch care exceeding department, hospital and Joint Commission standards.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
Henry Ford Hospital - Home Health Registered Nurse
Warren, MI, 06/2014 - 08/2019
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising case manager.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for patients.
  • Managed vent settings and tubing, and troubleshooting for home healthcare patient.
  • Tracheostomy cares, changes, and monitoring.
  • G-button/PEG tube management and tube feedings.
  • Range of motion exercises and pressure ulcer prevention for semi-comatose patient.
  • Setup and management of percussion therapy vest for ventilated patient.
Providence Health & Services - Rehabilitation Registered Nurse
Mount Angel, OR, 09/2017 - 02/2018
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • 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.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 21 patients daily.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital - Rehabilitation Licensed Practical Nurse
City, STATE, 04/2015 - 08/2017
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Used aseptic techniques to complete wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges .
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vital signs in Sunrise to keep team informed of changing conditions.

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School Attended

  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Southeast Community College
  • Southeast Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate of Science

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