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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

A patient focused Registered Nurse, seeking a Clinical Nurse position in your Medical Surgical ward, where my skill sets obtained from my over 8 years nurse working experience as an orthopedic and long term care nurse, would be utilized to achieve the overall mission and objectives of your establishment. Registered Nurse with 8 years in patient care, treatment and follow-up with patients from adult to geriatrics. Additional expertise includes management and staff supervision. Strong desire to focus on medicine and surgery units. .

Licenses

Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland, License number R19481. CPR certified through American Heart Association.

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Skill Highlights

Microsoft Word, Spread sheet and Power point.

Health and wellness expertise.

Medication administration expert




  • Skilled orthopedic and geriatric care nurse.Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge.
  • Wound care specialist
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations.
Professional Experience
Charge Nurse, 02/2008 to Current
Ethica HealthLithonia, GA,

Med/Surg and Orthopedic patients care, wound care, Foley catheter care, intravenous medications infusion, chronic renal failure and cardiac patient care.

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services for geriatric patients within health care team.

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.

Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.

Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.

Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.

Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.


Med/Surg Unit Charge Nurse, 08/2012 to 02/2013
PruitthealthSpartanburg, SC,

Med/Surg and Orthopedic patients care, wound care, Foley catheter care, intravenous medications infusion, chronic renal failure and cardiac patient care.

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services for geriatric patients within health care team.

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.

Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.

Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.

Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.

Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.

Providing for the emotional and physical comfort of clients.

Hygiene, ADL's, incontinent care, Environmental cleanliness.

Supervision of direct Support Staff to ensure proper care.

Observing, recording and reporting signs and symptoms which may be indicative of physical changes such as lung sounds, vital signs, changes in pain status and skin integrity.

Administration, storage, and accurate documentation of medication.

Reporting medication errors, and participating in Narcotic counts at the beginning and end of a shift.

Care of trachs and suctioning.

Gastrostomy, ostomy and wound care.

Managing clients who use ventilators, wound vac, peripheral IV, percussion and postural drainage.


Licensed Practical Nurse, 02/2008 to 11/2010
PruitthealthWhiteville, NC,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services for geriatric patients within health care team.

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.

Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.

Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.

Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.

Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.



Licensed Practical Nurse, 11/2005 to 11/2007
HCR Manor CareCity, STATE,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services for geriatric patients within health care team.

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.

Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.

Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Provided necessary health education training for patients.

Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.

Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.

Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in June 2014 to Stevenson University - Baltimore, MD
GPA:

Coursework in Acute Care Nursing.

Coursework in Adult and Family Health

Associate of Science Degree: Nursing, Expected in January 2010 to Radians College - Baltimore, DC
GPA:
Licensed Practical Nurse: Nursing, Expected in December 2005 to HMI Regency School of Nursing - Washington, DC
GPA:
Masters: Advanced Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Expected in 2016 to Walden University - Baltimore, MD
GPA:

Coursework in Adult and Family Health.


Professional Affiliations
State of Maryland Licensed Registered Nurse CERTIFICATION CPR, American heart Association Health Care Provider,
Skills

Power point, Excel Microsoft Word, nursing, recording, reporting, Supervision, teaching

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School Attended

  • Stevenson University
  • Radians College
  • HMI Regency School of Nursing
  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Med/Surg Unit Charge Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Masters

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