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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Assistant Nurse Manager offering 27 years in clinical management and staff leadership. Collaborated with Nurse Manager to oversee hiring and training, direct patient care and employee performance. Strictly enforced safety protocols and standard procedures to drive optimal patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Medication Management
  • Data Gathering
  • Evaluation
  • Employee Relations
  • Patient Care
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Case review
  • Nursing assignments
  • Staff leadership
  • Quality controls
  • Electronic charting skills
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Personnel management
  • Records management
  • Accreditation support
  • Patient relations
  • Facility oversight
  • Schedule management
  • Hospital coordination
  • Records maintenance
  • Patient safety
  • Performance metrics
  • Staff supervision
  • Employee retention strategies
Education and Training
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Charlotte, NC, Expected in 06/1994 Diploma in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications

NCC Certification in Inpatient Obstetrics since 2007.

AWHONN Member.

AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitor Instructor.

Experience
Carepoint Health - Assistant Nurse Manager
Jersey City, NJ, 01/2006 - Current
  • Supported Nurse Manager with employee development and care quality management.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for 52 bed LDRP unit, delivering leadership, assistance and management for staff of 100 plus.
  • Collaborated with physicians and other staff to maintain continuum of care.
  • Created action plans for staff development and performance improvement.
  • Kept close eye on department operations to maintain coverage of needs.
  • Administered disciplinary action for employee performance deficiencies, infractions and conduct issues after consulting with employees and HR staff.
  • Assessed effectiveness of patient interventions to maintain quality care.
  • Recruited, hired and evaluated staff to take corrective action and meet departmental goals.
  • Incorporated evidence-based nursing into practice environment.
  • Monitored and documented patient care to oversee employee and patient safety, hygiene and protection.
  • Evaluated and resolved potential patient safety issues with consideration to age and disability.
  • Cared for patients directly with various nursing tasks.
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist floor nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Received and investigated complaints from families, patients and clinical staff, devising solutions to multifaceted challenges.
  • Evaluated patient needs and preferences to build and update tailored treatment plans.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gaston Memorial Hospital - Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 11/1995 - 01/2006
  • Reviewed and tracked progress of mothers in labor, interpreted fetal heart monitor and informed delivering physician of status.
  • Cared for pregnant women expecting imminent birth and for babies immediately after birth in hospitals.
  • Assessed and documented physical condition of mothers and babies and assisted doctors in identifying and treating preeclampsia.
  • Discharged mothers and babies after patiently guiding parents through at-home care and follow-up medical care.
  • Briefed next-shift nurses thoroughly on condition, status and needs of mother and newborn.
  • Coordinated overall patient care with specialists, physicians and other departments and supervised ancillary staff.
  • Recorded patients' vital signs and observed fetal monitor to track babies' heart rates.
  • Administered fluids and labor-stimulating drugs such as Pitocin through IV or central line.
  • Assisted doctors with delivery instruments during birthing process.
  • Explained and demonstrated after-birth care to parents of newborns, answered questions and addressed concerns.
  • Anticipated deviations of normal infant deliveries to safeguard patients and newborns.
  • Promoted choices for care options, partnering with physicians and anesthesiologists to facilitate decisions about childbirth.
  • Assisted physicians in delivery and encouraged mothers during childbirth.
  • Prepared and sanitized delivery rooms and instruments and prepared patients physically and emotionally for delivery.
  • Trained and mentored other staff members in obstetrics nursing and care.
  • Supported families with discussion on anterior position occiput, posterior, breech and transverse with individual birthing options.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Maintained Operating rooms and ran sterile field for planned and emergency cesarean sections as well as D&C's.
  • Performed role of Nurse Assist in Cesarean Sections to assist physicans performing surgery.
CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gaston Memorial Hospital - Orthopedic Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 11/1994 - 11/1995
  • Collaborated with orthopedics treatment team, including physical and occupational therapists, case managers and physicians during treatment, examination and testing.
  • Instructed patient and family on proper use and care of bandages, braces, splints and prostheses and verified patient and family readiness before discharge.
  • Documented patient histories, conditions, treatments, changes and responses and used critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Treated injuries and illnesses affecting muscles and bones, developed individualized health care plans and educated patients and families about self-care and available support systems.
  • Handled patient care for up to eight postoperative patients with help of Certified Nursing Assistants and created detailed patient records and hand-off reports for oncoming nurses and social workers.
  • Helped patients manage pain and recovery processes with medications and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Monitored surgical sites for signs of infection and maintained optimal wound hygiene.
  • Aided patients with functional mobility and daily task performance to increase comfort and reduce disability.
  • Managed patient flow, including checking in patients, completing intakes and performing initial assessments.
  • Effectively managed ortho-neuro joint replacement patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
Accomplishments

Developed education for staff for OR Optimization for the OB patient, in collaboration with Anesthesia, and pre-Anesthesia services.

Program presented to physicians and office staff to create seamless process for patients and staff.

Educated Staff for Implementation of the Maternal Fetal Triage Index.

Assisted with Implementation of Quantitative Blood Loss and Maternal Hemorrhage.

Assist with development and implementation of yearly staff competencies.

Planned and implemented unit relocation of Triage and The Birthplace OR to allow for construction projects.

Collaborate with HMI for unit relocation when sections of The Birthplace need to be used for Med-Surg to create space in main hospital for more acute patients.

Served on house committee for Performance Improvement.

Currently serving as Interim Manager of The Birthplace.

Activities and Honors

2001 Recipient of Insearch of Excellence.

2003 Recipient of PAT ( recognition award).

2020 North Carolina Great 100 Recipient.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse
  • Orthopedic Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma in Nursing

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