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

8 years as LNP and 10 years as RN with excellent communication and teaching skills.


Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification <year to present>

Skill Highlights
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Effective policy and program development
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • ER experience
  • Med/Surge experience
  • SICU/CCU experience
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Professional Experience
08/2002 to Current Bed Flow Coordinator Cancer Treatment Centers Of America | Zion, IL,

Sept 2002-February 2003

ICU Charge Nurse on p.m.m shift, duties involved overseeing staffing, staffing assignments, while maintaining patients on critical drips and ventilators.

February 2003-April 2006

SICU Charge Nurse on a.m.shift; duties involved overseeing staffing, staffing assignments while maintaining patients on critical drips, ventilators and assisting providers with procedures.

April 2006-Sept 2007

ICU/SDU Nurse Manager-duties involved-staff work schedule, updating of staff education, updating of staff competences folders, preceptor to new staff of procedures, interview and dismissal of staff. Maintained pt throughput from ER to med/surge floors. Accomplishments: All 14 beds where open w/n 6 months and maintained open status, nursing transfer times improved and room turnaround times improved. Mr. Claire presented nationally his aim statements and success.

Oct 2007-Present

Bed-Flow Coordinator under the guidance of the Chief of Staff and Chief of Quality Management, duties assigned where to decrease diversion hours, improve throughput through the medical center, promote policy changes with education, daily discussion with physicians on order improvement. Accomplishments- with changes made Salem's diversion rate has decreased 85% while overall workload has increased 20%. Salem VAMC was the only hospital in VISN 6 to decrease Fee cost. Mr. Claire has presented national on two occasion during this period on success at Salem VAMC.

Mr. Claire is an active member on the VISN 6 surgical collaborative, Nation Bed flow collaborative, UR committee, ER committee, disaster planning committee and VISN 6 Bed Board Committee.

Mr. Claire completes data on the Electronic Morning report to update the Quad on bed needs and hospitals updates.

Mr. Claire also completes VISN 6 Bedboard data by 7:30 a.m. and communicates live at 9:15 a.m. to update VISN on needs.

Mr. Claire presently holds VISN 6 title of BMS coordinator.

03/2001 to 05/2002 RN 2 Lewis Gale Medical Center | City, STATE,

Nurse 2 Duties involved working in conjunction with the Nurse Manager to assign work schedules, assign work assignments, act as a preceptor to on-coming staff, maintain patient flow throughput through the unit, maintain unit when Nurse Manager not available. Education maintained at LGMC where ACLS, BLS, EKG certification, IABP certification.

08/1999 to 05/2001 Charge Nurse in ICU Buchanan General Hospital | City, STATE,

Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements and patient actuity. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Coordinated the review, revision and creation of Operational Policies within ICU Department. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.

Education and Training
Expected in 2011 | Patient Flow VHA Flow Academy, , VA GPA:
Expected in 1999 Associate of Science | Nursing Southwest Community College, Wardale , VA GPA:

1998- Published as America's Top Young Professionals

1999-President of SVCC Nursing Class

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