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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Articulate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse possessing excellent communication and organizational skills. A 32 years background applying critical thinking skills with a compassionate primary, acute and chronic illness care. Career experiences in Pediatric, PICU, Adult ICU and NICU care. Knowledge on interpretation of x-rays, blood gas results and specimen reporting. Previous experience in PICC placements. Outstanding knowledge of medical terminology and procedures.

Skills
  • Specimen results interpretation
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Health plan creation
  • Medication administration
  • Immunizations
  • Exemplary communication
  • Medical documentation
  • Physician support
  • Screenings
  • Surgical assistance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Disease prevention
  • Health promotion
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Wound Management
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Care and Education
Experience
Charge NICU RNC, 09/1989 to Current
Orange CountySanta Ana, CA,
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Documented and evaluated successes and failures of care plans and interventions.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining steps in rapid response situations.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings, including home care, rehabilitation or self-care.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Examined patients and studied symptoms to diagnose conditions.
  • Communicated with family members and guardians about children's health.
  • Maintained patient records and verified patient privacy and clinical compliance to minimize data breaches.
  • Managed day-to-day routines for newborn babies by administering medication and fluids and checking vital signs regularly.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Supervised cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms and oxygen delivery devices.
  • Checked on patients regularly to track progress with treatments, changes in symptoms and need for emergency interventions.
  • Kept track of patients' changing pain levels and proactively worked to minimize excess pain or discomfort.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns through direct pulmonary assessments.
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and laboratory data to assess needs and provide emergency interventions.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Participated in monitoring, maintaining and improving nursing sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome measures.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
  • Identified problems, assisted in data gathering, proposed solutions and participated in evaluation of quality assurance issues.
  • Worked with patients and families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referrals.
Staff Nurse, 09/2000 to 05/2004
Orange County2223 E. Wellington Ave. Suite #100 Santa Ana, CA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Performed assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care for assigned patients, including discharge planning, utilizing interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient discharge planning needs with healthcare team members.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Collaborated with healthcare teams to develop, implement, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments to determine needs, document medical information and communicate findings with healthcare team to ensure continuum of care.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Measured and monitored patient EKGs.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
  • Inserted and managed PICC lines.
Staff Nurse, 10/1995 to 01/1999
Orange CountyCa 92626, CA,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Delivered care up to two patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
Staff Nurse, 07/1989 to 08/1996
San Antonio Community HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Implemented accurate and timely documentation in electronic client medical records.
  • Reported patient assessment findings and physical and psychosocial responses to nursing intervention for progress towards care goals.
  • Facilitated medication management, including educating family members and monitoring for side effects.
  • Initiated emergency resuscitative measures according to resuscitation and pediatric advanced life support protocols and directives.
  • Attended educational workshops to maintain current competency and licensure in pediatric nursing specialty.
  • Conducted patient-focused planning and case management designed to meet individual health and service needs for quality and cost-effective outcomes.
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
  • Completed initial and comprehensive ongoing patient and family assessments to determine healthcare needs.
  • Counseled patients and families to provide psychological, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Devised and modified individualized plans of care and communicated patient needs to supporting healthcare teams, including social workers and case managers.
  • Defined care goals based on nursing diagnoses and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Planned, organized and delivered quality direct and indirect care to pediatric patients in home health environments.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Treated pediatric patients with minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems and growth and development concerns.
  • Utilized well-honed communication skills to deliver information to pediatric patients and family members regarding treatment, care and medical options.
  • Documented health findings and information in patients' charts.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Conducted patient assessments by taking vital signs and interviewing about symptoms.
  • Collaborated with healthcare teams to develop, implement, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Worked closely with physicians and charge nurses to manage and update patient care plans.
  • Greeted patient and caregivers to welcome and guide to exam room.
  • Reviewed current research materials to increase knowledge base.
  • Attended professional seminars and training sessions to boost skills.
Education and Training
MSN-ED: Nursing Education, Expected in 04/2021
Chamberlain College of NursingNursing Educatio - Chicago, IL,
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MSN-I: Nursing Informatics, Expected in 12/2019
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Chicago, IL,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 10/2017
Chamberlain Un - Chicago, IL,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1989
Chaffey College - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Certifications
  • Certification in Neonatal Care
  • NRP

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain College of NursingNursing Educatio
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Chamberlain Un
  • Chaffey College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge NICU RNC
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse

Degrees

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  • MSN-I
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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