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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Resourceful individual recognized for promoting human connections that meet patient and caregiver needs. An energetic Behavioral Health Specialist known for providing in-depth patient assessments, determining appropriate courses for treatment and delivering educational resources. A compassionate professional with dynamic organizational and decision making skills.

Skills
  • Assessments
  • Nursing Aide Skills — Highly Proficient
  • March 2020
  • Providing nursing aid to patients using knowledge of relevant equipment and procedures.
  • Full results: Highly Proficient
  • Nursing Skills: Clinical Judgment — Proficient
  • Assessing a patient's condition and implementing the appropriate medical intervention.
  • Full results: Proficient
  • Electronic Medical Records: Best Practices — Highly Proficient
  • Knowledge of EHR data, associated privacy regulations, and best practices for EHR use
  • Medical Terminology — Highly Proficient
  • Understanding and using medical terminology
  • First Aid — Highly Proficient
  • Treating common medical emergencies
  • Pediatric Homecare registered nurse
  • Crisis Evaluation and Intervention
  • Behavioral Treatment Referrals
  • Suicide Precautions Expertise
  • Psychiatric Population Familiarity
  • Client Goal Planning
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Patient Health Education
  • Therapeutic Expertise
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Organizational Skills
Experience
11/2020 to Current
Clinical Behavioral Health Specialist Mga Homecare Apache Junction, AZ,
  • Assessed patient needs and recommended appropriate courses of treatment.
  • Documented information for charts, progress reports, assessments and other paperwork within specific timeframes.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Handled delegated tasks.
02/2003 to 10/2020
Registered Nurse- Senior Behavioral Health Unit Mission Regional Medical Center Lehigh Acres, FL,
  • Perform basic assessment of the patient's nursing care needs
  • Document observations of patient behaviorand status to the administered plan
  • Provide therapeutic interactions with patients to assist them in identifying sources of anxiety
  • Administer medications and treatments as ordered by a physician
  • Planand tutor basic health teaching to assist patients' in meeting their needs
  • Coordinate with medical andparamedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively plan a treatment plan for the patient
  • Identify behavioral problems to make suitable recommendations
  • Monitor medication plan and record changes
  • Act in accordance with facility policy and appropriate nursing standards of care
  • Carry out physician orders and implement basic nursing interventions
  • Maintain the therapeutic milieu using acceptable standards
  • Pediatric Homecare
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
08/2001 to 09/2002
Pediatric Homecare Nurse Harleysville Pediatric Homecare City, STATE,
  • Conducted initial nursing assessments and evaluations to qualify clients for appropriateness and safety ofhome therapy
  • Educated clients and caregivers in all procedures and equipment
  • Developed, evaluated and modified client's plan of care with the client, family and physician
  • Documented clients' compliance, competence and tolerance to prescribed therapy, interventions and progress
  • Provided direct client care as ordered and allowed by state law
  • Coordinated client's care with other homecare agencies., Conducted initial nursing assessments and evaluations to qualify clients for appropriateness and safety of home therapy
  • Educated clients and caregivers in all procedures and equipment
  • Developed, evaluated and modified client's plan of care with the client, family and physician
  • Documented clients' compliance, competence and tolerance to prescribed therapy, interventions and progress
  • Provided direct client care as ordered and allowed by state law
  • Coordinated client's care with other homecare agencies., Conducted initial nursing assessments and evaluations to qualify clients for appropriateness and safety of home therapy
  • Educated clients and caregivers in all procedures and equipment
  • Developed, evaluated and modified client's plan of care with the client, family and physician
  • Documented clients' compliance, competence and tolerance to prescribed therapy, interventions and progress
  • Provided direct client care as ordered and allowed by state law
  • Coordinated client's care with other homecare agencies., Treating common medical emergencies
  • Full results: Highly Proficient
  • Perform basic assessment of the patient's nursing care needs
  • Document observations of patient behavior and status to the administered plan
  • Provide therapeutic interactions with patients to assist them in identifying sources of anxiety
  • Administer medications and treatments as ordered by a physician
  • Plan and tutor basic health teaching to assist patients' in meeting their needs
  • Coordinate with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively plan a treatment plan for the patient
  • Identify behavioral problems to make suitable recommendations
  • Monitor medication plan and record changes
  • Act in accordance with facility policy and appropriate nursing standards of care
  • Carry out physician orders and implement basic nursing interventions
  • Maintain the therapeutic milieu usingacceptable standards
  • Pediatric Homecare, Conducted initial nursing assessments and evaluations to qualify clients for appropriateness and safety of home therapy
  • Educated clients and caregivers in all procedures and equipment
  • Developed, evaluated and modified client's plan of care with the client, family and physician
  • Documented clients' compliance, competence and tolerance to prescribed therapy, interventions and progress
  • Provided direct client care as ordered and allowed by state law
  • Coordinated client's care with other homecare agencies.
08/2000 to 08/2001
Registered Nurse Waverly Heights Nursing Home City, STATE,
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2016
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Eastern University - Radnor, PA
GPA:
Expected in 05/1998
Diploma of Nursing: Nursing
Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing - Philadelphia, PA,
GPA:
Expected in 06/1994
Associate of Science: General
Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • RN
  • Expires: October 2022
  • State: PA
  • Skills
  • RN
  • Home Health
  • Medical Surgical
  • Nursing
  • EMR Systems
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Records
  • Hospital Experience
  • Behavioral Health
  • Vital Signs
  • Autism Experience
  • Case Management
  • Applied Behavior Analysis, RN
  • Expires: October 2020
  • State: PA
  • Skills
  • RN
  • Home Health
  • Medical Surgical
  • Nursing
  • EMR Systems
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Records
  • Hospital Experience
  • Behavioral Health
  • Vital Signs
  • Autism Experience
  • Case Management
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
Certifications
RN BLS, ACLS CPR Certification First Aid Certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Eastern University
  • Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
  • Montgomery County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Registered Nurse- Senior Behavioral Health Unit
  • Pediatric Homecare Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Associate of Science

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