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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional for Adult Cardiac Cath Lab/Telemetry PCCU Registered Nurse with proven clinical knowledge and judgment. With years of experience in post cardiac procedures and successful at keeping patients comfortable for invasive work. Attentive to both patients' clinical needs and staff members' procedural requirements. Certified in ACLS. Dedicated Registered Nurse with over 27 years of expertise in treating patients with medical/surgical and cardiac conditions. Passionate and attentive with talents in addressing patient's need ,communication,making patient comfortable and following directions safe and effective care. Considered experienced in Adult patient care in Telemetry/PCCU.

Skills
  • Intake and discharge
  • Respond promptly to medical issues
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • Communication
  • Flexible
  • Working collaboratively
  • Multitasking
Experience
06/2021 to Current
Cath Lab Recovery Nurse Chi Health Englewood, CO,
  • Prepared patients for procedures such as stents, diagnostic procedures, TEE with cardioversion,EPS,pacemaker and ICD 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.
  • Tracked oxygenation, blood pressure and heart rate during procedures.
  • Reduced post-procedural complication rates by providing attentive and thorough care for patients.
  • Assessed patients' physical and emotional statuses to address needs promptly and effectively.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to cardiac patients in cathlab recovery department.
08/2004 to 05/2021
Telemetry Registered Nurse/PCCU Dean Health Fenton, MO,
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Handled telemetry monitoring of patients cardiac rhythms.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Administered medications in proper dosages as detailed by physicians on patient charts.
  • Administered medications, monitored edemas and took blood and other body fluid samples for diagnostic purposes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Listed all important information regarding patient health changes, medication side effects and treatments for physician review.
  • Performed round on every hour or as needed basis on cardiac floor, checking on patients' well-being.
  • Monitored vital signs for critically ill patients using advanced technologies and equipment.
  • Identified irregular telemetry readings and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications, monitoring for adverse side effects.
  • Supervised patient health parameters, including blood pressure, heart activity, blood oxygen saturation and breathing activity.
  • Read and interpreted lab test result values to develop, monitor and adjust care.
09/2002 to 07/2004
Medical Surgical Registered Nurse Mcallen Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Improved care outcomes with proactive education, communication and guidance for patients and family members.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Educated patients and on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Oversaw safety and compliance with patient confidentiality requirements.
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plans to meet each patients' unique needs.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
02/1992 to 11/2000
Med/Surgical Nurse King Fahad Hospital City, STATE,
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Communicated with patients and recorded vitals after surgical procedures to evaluate current health status.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Administered surgical drains, nasogastric tubes, ileostomies, colostomy bags, peg tubes and tracheostomy tubes to facilitate patient care.
  • Transported patients to holding area to prepare for operating procedures.
  • Recorded patient outcomes, new post-operative prescriptions and other information in patient charts.
  • Reported issues or unusual occurrences to charge personnel to act as patient advocate.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/1990
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION COLLEGE - PHILIPPINES,
GPA:
Expected in 04/1986
High School Diploma:
MARCIAL O. RANOLA MEMORIAL SCHOOL - PHILIPPINES,
GPA:
Expected in 04/1982
ELEMENTARY: Elementary Education
LIGAO EAST CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - PHILIPPINES,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • Professional References:
  • DHR HEALTH • TERESA FIDEL/RN CATHLAB DIRECTOR • XXX-362-6120
  • DHR HEALTH • LISSETTE BELEN/RN TELEMETRY CHARGE NURSE • XXX-624-8806
  • MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER • MYRNA GRAJO/RN CHARGE NURSE • XXX-624-4676
Certifications
  • ACLS -6/14/2021-6/2023
  • BLS -6/16/2021-6/2023

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School Attended

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION COLLEGE
  • MARCIAL O. RANOLA MEMORIAL SCHOOL
  • LIGAO EAST CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • Cath Lab Recovery Nurse
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse/PCCU
  • Medical Surgical Registered Nurse
  • Med/Surgical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • ELEMENTARY

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