Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with over 10 years pediatric experience at Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Strong leadership and critical thinking skills, critical care background and 4 years experience as Charge Nurse of high volume holding room area. Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to communicate directly and provide coaching and mentoring to staff.


Registered Nurse, Tennessee License 2002-present

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2002-present

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2002-present

Professional Experience
Charge Nurse, Holding Room, 05/2009 to Current
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital At VanderbiltCity, STATE,
  • Serves as frontline member of the management team, coaching and mentoring staff on a daily basis with "in the moment" feedback. Supervises day to day performance of staff through ongoing assessment and coaching to achieve goals. Contributes to formal evaluation of staff on an ongoing and annual basis.
  • Coordinates patient throughput in a high volume holding room area, including both preoperative and post-operative patients.
  • Serves as Charge Nurse of 3A observation unit, managing the flow of admissions and discharges to this high-turnover area.
  • Led initiative to redesign the holding room assignment process, which resulted in improvements in patient and physician satisfaction and the ability to meet unit goals for on-time starts in the OR, quality handovers, and staffing needs.
  • Currently cross-covering as Charge Nurse in Radiology Recovery, assessing the needs of the unit and initiating changes to improve quality and efficiency of this area.
  • Demonstrates high standards of quality patient care, holding care providers accountable to clinical and service standards. Serves as the frontline resource to staff nurses regarding patient care policies and procedures. Demonstrates and coaches others to utilize critical thinking skills in complex patient care situations.
  • Collaborates with Administrative Coordinator regarding bed management to ensure appropriate patient placement based on clinical needs.
  • Serves as frontline service recovery in difficult patient/family situations.
Registered Nurse, Holding Room and Post Anesthesia Care Unit, 09/2004 to 06/2009
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital At VanderbiltCity, STATE,
  • Provided excellent care to both preoperative and post-operative pediatric patients in the holding room and PACU.
  • Performed all tasks required in a critical care PACU setting. Including: completing thorough assessment of post-anesthesia patient, managing arterial lines, central lines, EVD's and ICP monitors, interpreting vital signs and lab values, administering multiple medications, assessing and treating pain in post-operative patient, and intervening in airway emergencies.
  • Advanced to VPNPP RN 3, served as a mentor and preceptor to staff nurses. Served as a back-up Charge Nurse in both the PACU and Holding Room areas. Collaborated with Nurse Educator to provide education to unit during yearly skills fair.
Registered Nurse, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 04/2002 to 10/2004
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital At VanderbiltCity, STATE,
  • Provided quality care to multiple levels of Pediatric Intensive Care patients. Patient population included trauma, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, burns, cardiac surgery, respiratory illnesses, ECMO.
  • Performed continual assessment and monitoring of patient progress, frequently requiring emergency interventions such as intubation, medication administration, or emergent bedside procedures.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2002
Middle Tennessee State University - Murfreesboro, TN

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