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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Independent, organized and highly motivated Registered Nurse eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking opportunities to expand skills and knowledge while facilitating excellent patient care.

Skills
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Charge Nurse
  • Coordinating Patient Care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Decision-making
  • Working collaboratively
  • Team management
  • Time management
  • Acute care
  • Patient Navigator Experience
  • ACLS/BLS Certified
Experience
Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse, 05/2018 to Current
Virtua Health, Inc. Lumberton, NJ,
  • Prepared patients for procedures such as stents, IVC filters and pacemaker/device installations.
  • Administered medications during procedures to reduce problems from anxiety, blood pressure and other conditions.
  • Assessed patients before and after procedures and offered specialized care targeted on individual needs to achieve optimal recoveries.
  • Employed sound nursing practice to carry out nursing assessments, procedures and treatments for cardiac cath lab patients.
  • Learned new techniques and kept up with technological advancements
  • Reduced post-procedural complication by attentive and thorough care for patients.
  • Developed, implemented and evaluated nursing plans of care to improve health outcomes of patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations
  • 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.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Provided training and supervision to new staff in the unit.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses per staffing requirements.
  • Applied clinical skills professionally, including managing central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients
  • Served as link between management and employees by handling questions and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Helped conduct new employee orientation to introduce employees to policies, culture and objectives.
  • Advised managers on needed changes.
  • Utilized active listening skills to quickly resolve problems and escalated larger issues to the department coordinator.
  • Managed daily operations performing as the Charge Nurse
  • Supervised team by keeping a positive work environment through effective communication, engagement and hands-on assistance.
  • Managed new orders for outside devices and communication with device reps for type of product and coordinating time and dates of procedures
  • Performed billing after cases and verifying proper codes were used per protocol
Health Technician, 06/2009 to 05/2016
Civilian Corps Bethesda, MD,
  • Recorded patient vital signs, documenting all information into medical charts.
  • Observed and reported changes in patient condition to registered nurse.
  • Performed Venipuncture and obtained, labeled and transported variety of samples, including blood specimens.
  • Disposed of potentially hazardous biological material and contaminated supplies.
  • Educated patients on procedures and treatments
  • Calibrated equipment on basis to maintain proper operation.
  • Compiled health histories by conducting in-depth patient interviews.
  • Assisted in dermatology procedures
  • Called patients within specified time frame to follow up after dermatology procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.

*Women's Health Liaison

  • Encouraged patients to schedule well-woman exams to get ahead of potential, unexpected illnesses by continually educating via phone and mail.
  • Responsible for tracking all female patients women's health needs yearly
  • Provided emotional support and closely supervised patients with abnormal mammogram/pap results
  • Responsible for tracking results with mammograms and pap smears. Coordinated and helped by navigating and scheduling patients in their follow up care

*Diabetic Teleretinal Imager/Navigator

  • Educated patients about diabetes and risk factor modification
  • Performed Tele-retinal screenings to help detect diabetic retinopathy
  • Managed patients results and coordinated follow ups depending on results from reading optometrist
  • Continually tracked and screened all patients and monitored them for increase in risk factors
Home Health Aide, 05/2008 to 06/2009
Senior Lifestyle Corporation Mattoon, IL,
  • Assisted clients with personal hygiene needs, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Advocated for establishment of healthier lifestyle practices to achieve optimal wellness.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 05/2017
to
North Central State College - Mansfield, OH
GPA:
Certifications
  • ACLS Training - Current
  • BLS Training - Current

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School Attended
  • North Central State College
Job Titles Held:
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse
  • Health Technician
  • Home Health Aide
Degrees
  • Associate of Science