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

Dynamic Registered Nurse bringing 6 years treating cardiac & vascular patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced settings.

  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Home care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Preventative health
  • Collecting vitals
  • Chronic disease management
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Customer service and assistance
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Insurance Verification
  • ICD-10 Coding
  • Insurance claims and denial processes
  • Problem-solving
  • File and records management
  • Medicare and Medicaid knowledge
  • Ability to compile data
  • EMR / EHR
Work History
07/2016 to Current Clinic RN Catholic Health Initiative | Adel, IA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Reinforced health education, counseling and advice to patients and families and assessed patient educational needs, prioritized patient learning needs, identified barriers to learning and used educational tools to encourage non-adherent patients.
  • Completed paperwork and prior authorizations and scheduled appointments for patients.
  • Tracked, reviewed and monitored diagnostic test results and assisted in management of patient care between visits.
  • Collected specimens and performed other patient care tasks to assist physician with examinations and procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment and stocked unexpired supplies and medications to prepare patient care areas.
  • Assessed patient health status based upon presented symptoms and directed patient to appropriate level of care or acceptable alternative venue.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of Vascular patients in challenging home environments.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Performed triage on incoming phone calls with patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs.
06/2014 to 07/2016 Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse Adventist Healthcare | Waldorf, MD,
  • Assessed patients, collecting data and prioritizing cases in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Maintained detailed records of patient conditions, reactions and progress in alignment with physician orders.
  • Liaised with patients following cardiothoracic surgical procedures, providing support and education on post-surgical care.
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Utilized variety of technical equipment, including stethoscopes, thermometers and sphygmomanometers, to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies.
  • Conducted initial assessments, documented findings in patient records and notified physicians of abnormal findings.
  • Produced care plans in alignment with physical, psychosocial and learning needs of patients, achieving commendations for compassionate treatment.
  • Contributed to 20-bed unit's top ranking in cardiovascular and thoracic patient care.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Contributed to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as key member of cardiac nursing team caring for up to 5 patients daily.
  • Changed dressings, cleaned wounds and monitored vital signs of up to 5 patients concurrently with focus on quality care.
  • Improved nursing care by identifying and targeting procedural gaps.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Recorded details regarding all specialty therapies, including chest tube & central line care/maintenance, external pacemaker settings, frequent vital signs & assessment for patients on vasoactive, insulin drips, & blood administration.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Updated patient charts using electronic MAR with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
01/2014 to 06/2014 Certified Nursing Assistant American Advanced Management, Inc | Willows, CA,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for average of 12 patients per 12hr shift in cardiac stepdown facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
08/2005 to 01/2014 Managerial Assistant North MS Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented team projects to accomplish objectives.
  • Enhanced supervisory and leadership abilities by working closely with Nurse Manager.
  • Resolved escalated concerns using professionalism and understanding of all facets of issue.
  • Stayed up to date on changing product and service options to provide top-notch support to employees.
  • Reviewed financial accounts for accuracy and resolved discrepancies.
  • Formed strategic partnerships, established metrics and participated in complex negotiations.
  • Assessed and targeted patient needs to forge and cultivate productive relationships and maintain top satisfaction levels.
  • Directed activities of staff performing repairs and maintenance to equipment, and facilities.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed team communications and information for staff meetings.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Initiated all inpatient surgical pre-certifications for cardiac unit
Expected in 05/2002 High School Diploma | Wheeler Attendance Center, Wheeler, MS, GPA:
Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Science | Nursing Northeast MS Community College, Booneville, MS, GPA:
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Registered Nurse in the state of MS
  • Certified with NIH Stroke Association to perform stroke scale assessments

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  • Northeast MS Community College

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