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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Effective, Clear Oral and Written Communication I Experience Maintaining Collaborative Working Relationships | Effectively Plan & Prioritize Work I Excellent Patient Education Skills I Proficient with Hospital IT Applications

VALUE OFFERED PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: RN with 15 years' experience providing acute care for patients, pediatric through adults, within various local hospitals (Acute Dialysis), Level-1 trauma facility, and premier central valley children's hospital. Considerable background in gastroenterology managing care for patients with acute and chronic diseases. Proficient in implementing and documenting care plans for therapeutic interventions. Flexible Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse with a gentle demeanor and a strong desire to care for and help patients. A composed professional with experience in dialytic therapy and treating acute kidney conditions. Promoting decision-making, analytical and leadership skills.

Skills
  • IV Infusion Therapy
  • Broviac, PICC, & Mediport Management
  • G/J & Nasogastric Tubes
  • TPN & Lipid Infusions
  • Specimen Collection/Processing
  • Short Gut Syndrome Management
  • Respiratory Assessments & Airway Management
  • Effective Hemodialysis Therapy
  • Strong Clinical Judgement
  • Proficient Utilizing EMR / EHR Programs: Epic, Cerner, MediTech, & Microsoft Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Patient & Family Advocacy
  • Data analysis
  • Superior nursing services
Work History
Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse, 06/2018 to 10/2019
Community Health SystemCanton, MS,
  • Provided each chronic and acute renal patient with compassionate and dedicated plan of care for treatment
  • Educated patients and families on dialysis side effects
  • Recognized changes in each patient's condition and adjusted dialysis treatments on daily basis
  • Communicated with physicians and hospital staff regarding significant information so that all parties were aware of issues and changes
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Partnered with physicians, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
Pediatric Registered Nurse, 09/2016 to 10/2017
Matrix Medical NetworkFulton, MD,
  • Provide surgical and trauma patient care on acute pediatric floor within level-1 trauma center
  • Implement and document care plans for therapeutic interventions and evaluate plan effectiveness to meet desired outcomes
  • Perform respiratory assessments, airway management, early detection of sepsis, seizure management, and sterile dressing changes
  • Provide parent education regarding Broviac for home use, including TPN/lipid infusion and signs of infection and infiltration
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Oversaw work of nursing student technicians to educate on proper procedures and how to prioritize care tasks
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
Pediatric Registered Nurse, 01/2004 to 05/2015
Matrix Medical NetworkJackson, MS,
  • Provided medically diverse pediatric and young adult care with focus on gastroenterology within acute care unit
  • Served as Head Coordinator for 12-bed acute care pod directing activities of two RNs and a patient care assistant
  • Managed Short Gut Syndrome, including TPN/lipid infusion, G/J tube management, and NGT insertion, management, and infusion
  • Served as preceptor for new hires and student nurses
  • Participated on GI/TPN Task Force and Policy Review Practice Committee
  • Performed admitting and discharge nursing duties
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
Education
: , Expected in 11/2016
PCAR - PEDIATRIC CARE AFTER RESUSCITATION - ,
GPA:
Associate of Science: NURSING, Expected in 2004
FRESNO CITY COLLEGE - Fresno, CA,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • (As referenced from recent evaluations) "Jessica truly cares about the patients she takes care of.
  • She bonds well with her patients and families and is often chosen to help the patients that are emotionally trying.
  • She comes to work with a positive attitude and always seems to have a cheerful attitude and a smile on her face.
  • Her assessments are accurate and precise and her charting is accurate, complete, and done in a timely manner.
  • She remains on top of her patients and knows what is going on with them at all times.
  • Her team members find it a pleasure to work with her."
  • HOSPITAL IT APPLICATIONS: Experience with EPIC & Meditech software, plus Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • NURSING PROFICIENCIES: IV Infusion Therapy Broviac, PICC, & Mediport Management G/J & Nasogastric Tubes TPN & Lipid Infusion Specimen Collection/Processing Short Gut Syndrome Management Respiratory Assessments and Airway Management,
Certifications
  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) Certified Pediatric Nurse - Current
  • BLS - Current
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Expired 10/2018
  • Registered Nurse in California, License number 645670 - Current
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program - NRP - Expired 9/2019

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School Attended

  • PCAR - PEDIATRIC CARE AFTER RESUSCITATION
  • FRESNO CITY COLLEGE

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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