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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Nurse Education and Training
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Policy Development
  • Clinical Operations Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
  • Decision Making
  • Employee Training Program
  • Critical Thinking
  • Employee Work Scheduling
  • Employee Supervision
  • Time Management
  • Risk Management
Experience
03/2022 to Current
Assistant Director of Nursing Helia Healthcare Saint Louis, MO,
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Oversaw explanation of personnel policies and job descriptions as part of nursing employee orientation process.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Coordinated medical and health services in compliance with government regulations and policies set by board of trustees.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Recruited, hired and trained new medical and facility staff.
  • Directed, supervised and evaluated medical, clerical or maintenance personnel.
  • Built work schedules and staff assignments, taking workload, space and equipment availability into consideration.
  • Explained policies, procedures and services to patients.
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
07/2016 to 03/2022
RN Staff Nurse American Red Cross Stockton, CA,
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Treated and monitored wounds using liquid skin, sutures and bandages.
07/2016 to 10/2016
RN Staff Nurse American Red Cross Vancouver, WA,
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication side effects, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce symptom or condition re-emergence.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Performed nursing rounds to complete scheduled tasks and interact with patients.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
05/2014 to 07/2016
Charge RN Mercy Healthcare Moore, OK,
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored implementation of care plans for entire unit.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • 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.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2014 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
East Central Community College - Decatur, MS
GPA:

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School Attended

  • East Central Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Charge RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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