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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Compassionate Critical Care Nurse with 1 yr/9 mo years of nursing experience in ICU/Acute Care settings. Strong crisis management and triage skills to assess and attend to needs of multiple patients. Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to deliver exceptional quality of care. Committed to providing every patient with supportive, cost-effective care, alleviating symptoms and helping to resolve underlying concerns. Skilled in responding to emergencies, updating charts and educating patients and families. Conversational skills in English. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Skills
  • Vital signs collections
  • Epic charting
  • Electronic documentation
  • Diagnostic abilities
  • Critical thinking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • People skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Work ethic
  • Conflict resolution
  • Problem resolution
  • Active listening
Experience
10/2019 to Current
Acute Care Registered Nurse Hca Fort Bliss, TX,
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Explained care, physician-ordered tests and medications with patients and family members or caregivers.
  • Liaised between patients, families and care staff in all aspects of care delivery.
  • Provided multi-system care to critically-ill Covid 19 patients.
  • Responded to diverse emergency situations with quick and knowledgeable support to address injuries and illnesses.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Documented patients' data, including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses and treatment changes.
  • Performed procedures such as intubations, central lines and chest tubes on Covid 19 patients.
  • Consulted with patients, collected histories and vitals, ordered labs and interpreted test results.
  • Specialized in addressing Covid 19 conditions.
08/2018 to Current
Med Surg RN Catholic Health Initiative Ringgold, GA,
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plans to meet each patients' unique needs.
  • Improved care outcomes with proactive education, communication and guidance for patients and family members.
  • Recorded any action or behavior of clinical significance in [System] chart and kept physicians informed.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Represented health care facility in professional community organizations, maintaining high level of professionalism.
01/2016 to 08/2018
LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. Tigard, OR,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Tyler Junior College - Tyler, TX,
GPA:
Additional Information

ACLS

Certifications
  • Licensed RN - 2018
Mental Health First Aid

Provide initial help to people experiencing mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use disorders.

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School Attended
  • Tyler Junior College
Job Titles Held:
  • Acute Care Registered Nurse
  • Med Surg RN
  • LVN Charge Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science

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