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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with over 4 years of experience in several types of nursing care settings. Patient-focused registered nurse with knowledge in home health, skilled/rehab facilities, long term care, hospice and medical surgical. Ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients. Passion for learning within a wide dynamic healthcare environment. Committed to help lead highly effective team to provide exceptional patient care. Calm and poised even in the most stressful environments. Seeking the opportunity to join a organization in the role of a travel Registered Nurse and make a difference in people lives one day at a time. Looking forward to fulfill a challenging new role as a RN and or position allot.

Skills
  • Leadership
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Quality Improvement
  • Communication skills
  • Staff Evaluation
  • Immunizations
  • Patient education
  • Staff Management (hours/census)
  • Patient Rights
  • Time management and dependability
Work History
01/2022 to 03/2022 Medical Surgical Registered Nurse Uchealth | Colorado Springs, CO,
  • Managed caseload of 6 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Used Epic to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
08/2021 to 11/2021 Travel Registered Nurse Med-Surg-PCU Brookdale Senior Living | Chandler, AZ,

Effectively cared for acute COVID-19 patients. Administered antiviral IV Medications. Monitored and reported changes with healthcare staff. Performed care for pre-op and post op patients. Educated patients on important information regarding their diagnosis and treatment plan. Administered scheduled medications per orders. Act as patient advocate and followed compliance with patient confidentiality.

07/2021 to 08/2021 Travel Nurse Med-Surg Providence Health & Services | Seward, AK,
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Managed caseload of 6 patients by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
01/2021 to 05/2021 Travel Med-Surgical Nurse Spectrum Health | Ada, MI,
  • Manage case load of 4-6 patients on unit. Provided excellent care to patients. Made sure their needs are met, listening to their needs and ensuring accurate medications are being given.
  • Assessed patients and making sure free of pain or exacerbating symptoms. Call physician and or on-call physician regards labs and or orders.
  • Created and maintained care plans to patients diagnosis. Monitored and assessed patients behavior, diet and physical activity.
  • Assisted families by answering questions, supplying general information and providing frequent updates on patient progress.
  • Maintained sterile surgical environment and secured confidential data to protect patients' health and privacy.
  • Evaluated patients to detect contraindications before anesthesia or scheduled surgery.
  • Documented procedure plans, surgery notes and progress updates to facilitate communication among healthcare providers.
  • Created warm, supportive atmosphere to keep patients feeling safe and comfortable immediately before and after surgery.
  • Communicated medical information and discharge instructions to patients and families to reduce return visits.
  • Connected with patients and families from variety of cultural and economic backgrounds to establish and maintain open communication for improved patient outcomes.
  • Administered COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer and Moderina to elderly, disabled, high health risk population of all ages, and adolescent 16 yr and older.
  • Completed questionnaire assessment prior to administering vaccine. Assisted with monitoring for reactions for 15-30mins. Asked follow-up questions prior to leaving clinic.
04/2017 to Current Homehealth Registered Nurse Aya | Alamogordo, NM,
  • Provide care to patients inside home that recently had surgery, certain types of medical conditions such as quadriplegics, Strokes, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy patients.
  • Completing or assisting with ADL's
  • Administering schedule medications by mouth, rectal, sublingual, intramuscular, subcutaneous, Topical, Nasal, inhalation, intravenous, enteral feeding
  • Performed proper charting and reporting any changes within care plan
  • Providing suctioning and tracheostomy care
  • Intermittent catheterizing, documenting inputs and outputs, fluid monitoring
  • Taking patients to appointments and implementing changes
  • Educated and supervised patients and family members regarding prevention strategies, self-care techniques and nursing care needs.
  • Coordinated and collaborated with various multidisciplinary teams to coordinate care and promote patient safety and health.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
07/2020 to 01/2021 Assistance Director of Nursing Azalea Trace | City, STATE,
  • Assisted DON with preparing and reviewing infection control surveillance reports over 120 bed facility to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions such as documentation, incident reports, excessive call-ins
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Participated in daily management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
06/2017 to 07/2020 Nursing House Supervisor Covenant Care | City, STATE,
  • Effectively supervised LPNs, CNAs and non-clinical staff
  • Monitored patient reactions to any drugs, and carefully documented progress of individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams
  • Delegated staff nurse duties
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance
  • Notifying POA's of changes with loved ones
  • Admitting residents into facility, D/C residents
  • Writing orders for both MARs and treatments, wound cares, starting IV's, inserting Foley catheters, Peg Tubes, hanging IV medications
  • Advocated for patients by communicating their care preferences to practitioners, ensuring interventions met their goals for treatment
  • Fostered strong relationships with patients and colleagues, leveraging feedback and identifying opportunities to improve delivery and quality of care
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying
  • Provided emergency response during shifts
  • Oversaw lab work and testing procedures.
02/2018 to 05/2020 Inpatient Hospice Nurse Baptist Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow
  • Ensuring that each patient are comfortable/pain free and or free of or managed of any symptoms that brought them to unit. Call on-call Physicians as needed for patients and or exacerbating symptoms or clinical situation
  • Ensured that each patient and family received superior level of compassionate nursing and or palliative care
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care, and medication dosing
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Recorded and measured patients' vital signs and I&O.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed caseload of 6 patients by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • 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.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plan for each hospice patient while following physician instructions.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Recognized and understood specific stages of dying process, providing comfort-based care during vulnerable times.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
07/2017 to 01/2021 Medical -Surgical RN Company Name | City, State,
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow
  • Ensured that each patient and family received superior level of compassionate nursing
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care, and medication dosing
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Recorded and measured patients' vital signs and I&O.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed caseload of 6 patients by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • 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.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
Education
Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Science | Registered Nurse Pensacola State College, Pensacola, FL GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Arts | Pre-Nursing Pensacola State College, Pensacola, FL, GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 High School Diploma | West Florida High School Of Advanced Technology , Pensacola, FL, GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS Certified
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certified
  • Acts Leadership Course (6 weeks)
  • ACLS Certified

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School Attended
  • Pensacola State College
  • Pensacola State College
  • West Florida High School Of Advanced Technology
Job Titles Held:
  • Medical Surgical Registered Nurse
  • Travel Registered Nurse Med-Surg-PCU
  • Travel Nurse Med-Surg
  • Travel Med-Surgical Nurse
  • Homehealth Registered Nurse
  • Assistance Director of Nursing
  • Nursing House Supervisor
  • Inpatient Hospice Nurse
  • Medical -Surgical RN
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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