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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Charge Nurse with excellent communication skills and talent for prioritizing work and applying critical thinking skills for managing efficient patient flow through the Perioperative Department. Strong knowledge of PreOperative and Post Anesthesia care. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency with Health Connect. Natural born leader with who has successfully motivated staff to meet team, individual and management objectives.

Skills
  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • Delegating staff assignments
  • Difficult IV Insertion and maintenance
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Interdepartmental activity management
  • Team member motivation
  • Charting and documentation
  • Patient record auditing
  • Staff training
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Procedure development
  • Quality assurance
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Staff Development
Experience
Charge Nurse IV, 11/2004 - Current
Pacific Medical Centers Huntington Beach, CA,
  • Manage the daily operations in PreOp and PACU units for efficient patient flow through the Perioperative Department.
  • Act as a resource to colleagues related to patient care, hospital policies & procedures and problem solving.
  • Provide excellent patient care to patients and support to patient's families preoperatively and post surgery.
  • Contributed to several Joint Commission Surveys during the past 15 years by preparing department with survey readiness and by accompanying surveyors through PreOp and PACU and with chart reviews.
  • Manages daily, monthly and call schedules for PreOp and PACU staff.
  • Assist with orientation and cross-training of new employees.
  • Educate staff with use Pediatric Crash Cart after assisting with developing and implementing educational materials with Clinical Educator.
  • Lead and coordinate staff meetings.
Staff Nurse, 01/2002 - 11/2004
St. Dominic's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
Staff Nurse - PACU/ED/MST/ICU Staff Nurse, 10/1996 - 01/2002
St Joseph's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Completed patient assessments, triaged and recorded patient histories, symptoms and observations.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Worked with patients and their families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referral.
  • Treated patients with broad range of diagnoses ranging from sepsis, renal failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized plans of care to restore patients' health and drive recovery goals.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient condition, responding to unanticipated interruptions while delegating care to achieve optimal, safe and effective outcomes.
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse, MS/SNF, 07/1994 - 10/1996
Oak Valley Hospital District City, STATE,
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 09/2009
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University of Phoenix - ,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/1994
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De Anza College - Cupertino, CA
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Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • De Anza College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse IV
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse - PACU/ED/MST/ICU Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse, MS/SNF

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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