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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Resourceful nursing professional with 22 years caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded with diverse experience in CVOR, Phase two bedside conscience sedation and [pacu recovery experience ]. Talented at prioritizing tasks in busy outpatient settings.

Skills
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Diabetes management
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Care planning
  • Unit administration
  • Medication administration expert
Education and Training
Northeastern , Expected in : - GPA :
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami, OK Expected in 05/1997 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Maricopa County, Arizona - Circulating Cardiovascular Registered Nurse
Tempe, AZ, 02/1998 - Current

Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.

Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.

  • Oversaw treatments, therapies and medication administration according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Prepared operating rooms through [Action], [Action] and [Action] to uphold strict asepsis standards.
  • Pitched in to assist with nursing duties in areas where healthcare teams were short-staffed.
  • Provided key information regarding diseases, medications and course of treatment to patients and caregivers.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
Bradford Manor - Registered Nurse
Bradford, PA, 02/2006 - 03/2008

Register nurse travelled to area hospitals to work. Surgical, medical and telemetry floor. Floated

  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
Dupage Medical Group - Charge Nurse
Saint Charles, IL, 04/2002 - 01/2008
  • SMonitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Recorded patient reactions to drugs and initiated wound management protocols.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Provided leadership to telemetry and acute care unit; coordinated, tasked, and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording all cardiac rhythm data.
  • Ensured staff certifications were up-to-date, and routinely evaluated nurses' skills and provided opportunities for professional development.
  • Facilitated HIPAA and JCAHO reviews through patient chart audits, inventory and supply management, medication inventory management, biohazard management, and maintaining patient medical record confidentiality compliance; ensured all patient care, unit operations, and nursing protocols were in place and adhered to.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Oversaw unit processes, including patient admission and discharge.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Skilled in central line and catheter management for triple lumen catheter (TLC), peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), tunneled intravascular central catheter (TICC), Quinton lines, and implanted vascular accessdevice (IVAD).
  • Assigned daily tasks to nurses based on experience and strengths.
  • Assisted surgeons to perform bedside, non-invasive procedures.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Performed wound care, including post catheterization heart cath and post pacemakers, hemosplits, chest incision sites.
  • Actualized interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, G-tubes, peg tubes, colostomies, JP drains and Tru-close rains.
Miami Baptist Regional Hospital - RN Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 02/1993 - 02/1998

Started iv’s, gave medications, patient assessments, admits/discharges Per plan of care.

  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Provided training and supervision to [Number]-member staff in [Type] unit.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.

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School Attended

  • Northeastern
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

Job Titles Held:

  • Circulating Cardiovascular Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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