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

Reliable, self-directed APRN with 10+ years of experience providing compassionate care to adult patients in a professional practitioner role. Possesses excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to generate sound judgment. Dedicated to comprehensive patient care. Experience with multiple electronic medical record systems. Proficient in patient and family education.

Skills
  • Efficient
  • Possesses leadership qualities
  • Adaptable
  • Works well alone or with others
Experience
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, 05/2010 to Current
Community Healthlink, Inc.Fitchburg, MA,
  • Performed both inpatient and outpatient consult visits along with physician.
  • Daily inpatient rounding and management.
  • Outpatient follow up visits, including post treatment disease surveillance, management of late side effects, and survivorship needs.
  • Managed acute side effects during treatment course with both pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods.
  • Made referrals to appropriate providers/services.
  • Communicated with patients and caregivers about evolving disease status and potential treatment options, including explaining rationale for, goals, risks, and potential side effects of treatment.
  • Delivered adequate care through non-traditional medical methods, including audio and video chat.
  • Collaborated with ancillary staff including social work, dieticians, navigators, etc. to ensure that indigent and low-income patients received high quality and compassionate treatment.
Registered Nurse, 07/2006 to 01/2010
Dean HealthNorth Fond Du Lac, WI,
  • Direct nursing care in oncology clinic/infusion center including patient assessments, PEG/NG tube/ostomy care, obtaining IV access via direct venipuncture and port-a-cath and administration of chemotherapy, blood products, and other intravenous medications, administration of various oral, IM, and subcutaneous medications, urinary catheter insertion/maintenance for intravesical chemotherapy administration, performing therapeutic phlebotomy, phlebotomy for lab specimens, radiation dermatitis wound care, triage, assisting physicians with procedures, and pre and post-treatment education and counseling for patients and caregivers.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs and students on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans. Managed lab results and medication adjustments via phone.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from surgical procedures by monitoring vitals, managing pain, and coordinating care.
  • Assessed telemetry readings on patients under treatment and informed teammates on changes.
Registered Nurse, 08/2004 to 07/2006
Dean HealthTallahassee, FL,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner , Expected in 05/2010
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR,
GPA:
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Training included 960 hours of clinical rotations in women's health, pediatrics, family practice, internal medicine, and hematology oncology.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2004
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Agriculture-Animal Science, Expected in 05/2001
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support
  • Member of American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Radiation Therapy Nursing

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School Attended

  • Arkansas State University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Arkansas State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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