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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Patient-oriented seasoned RN with Critical Care and Nursing Leadership background and expertise in quality assurance initiatives, issue resolution and interpersonal communication. Strong crisis management and triage skills to assess and attend to needs of multiple patients. Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to deliver exceptional quality of care.

Certifications & Activities
  • CVRN-II Certified (2010-current)
  • ACLS certified (current); former ACLS Instructor (Houston Methodist)
  • Chairperson of Shared Governance, Quality & Safety Committee, MDACC (current)
  • Rising Stars Graduate, MDACC (2020)
  • Ambulatory PACT Committee, former member (2018-2022)
  • FCCS Certified - Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (Houston Methodist)
  • Chairperson of Clinical Documentation Committee (Houston Methodist)
  • Chairperson of Evidence Based Practice Committee (Houston Methodist)
  • Magnet Champion, JCAHO Liaison (Houston Methodist & MSMC)
Experience
04/2015 to Current
Clinical Nurse Us Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Amarillo, TX,
  • Expert Level RN in the Peri-Operative Evaluation and Management center.
  • Charge Nurse duties and trusted team leader, resource person, i-Stat super-user / trainer, and primary preceptor.
  • Developed and implemented effective processes in improving workflow in a high-census, rapidly growing clinic. Streamlining operational schemes, improving efficiency, and decreasing patient wait-time.
  • Consistently recognized as one of the highest producers amongst my peers, reflective of our quarterly reports and my annual appraisal.
  • Served in the Ambulatory PACT committee. Provided staff education to dramatically improve compliance in all the Institutional Quality Metrics (Fall Prevention, Patient Needs Screening, Pain Assessment, and Patient Education).
  • Triage RN on rotation. Review Anesthesia & IM referrals, prepare charts for pre-op patients, gathering hospital records and test results, anticipate needs and facilitate referrals, etc.
  • Assess pre-surgical patients and complete a comprehensive History & Physical. Identify comorbidities & risk factors, formulate a plan of care, in order to optimize them for planned surgery / procedure.
  • Coordinate services between physicians, staff and multiple departments to keep procedures on track.
08/2006 to 04/2015
Cath Lab Registered Nurse Hca Schaumburg, IL,
  • Structural Heart Program primary RN, involved in performing high-risk interventions, such as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair (TAVR), Mitral Clip procedures, Adult Congenital Heart interventions, implantation of Ventricular-Assist Devices, etc.
  • STEMI first responder. Charge RN. Primary preceptor.
  • (Secondary) Board Runner. Responsible for the daily management of the Cath Lab schedule and daily staffing requirements.
  • Scrub nurse and Circulating nurse duties in basic Heart Cath procedures, such as coronary angiogram, angioplasty and coronary stents.
  • Other coronary procedures such as Rotablator Atherectomy, CTO interventions, IVUS, FFR, RHC and myocardial biopsies, pericardial thoracentesis, etc.
  • Rotated in Peripheral Vascular interventions, such as Carotid Artery stenting, IVC filter placements, aneurysm coiling, fistula repair, CVC or port-placement, etc.
  • Rotated in Electrophysiology cases, such as Pacemaker, AICD, CRT implants, Cardioversion, & PFO / ASD closure.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas, such as Interventional Radiology and PACU.
10/2002 to 07/2006
Nurse Director (Interim) Vestracare Syracuse, NY,
  • Promoted to leadership position in recognition of strong work ethic and provided exceptional customer service, in less than 12 months.
  • Managed over 50 nursing staff and nursing assistants caring for Telemetry / CVICU step-down patients.
  • Increased the nursing unit's Press Ganey scores, reaching the levels of Top 1 & 2 hospital-wide, in consecutive years, consequently increasing and promoting Employee Satisfaction scores.
  • Collaborated with Organizational Leadership to revise staffing Matrix and strategized a more manageable nurse-to-patient ratio, conducive to optimal patient care and decrease in employee burn out.
  • Assessed performance of nursing staff and built educational initiatives to enhance competency of teams and individual professionals at clinical and operational levels.
07/1997 to 11/2002
RN Unit Manager Regents Park Of Aventura City, STATE,
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to convalescent patients in sub-acute / skilled nursing department.
  • Managed daily assignments and duties or RNs and CNAs.
  • Documented all therapies, including IV antibiotic treatments, rehab treatment and wound care treatment, to keep patient charts up-to-date.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
Education & Honors
Expected in 03/1995 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Far Eastern University - Manila, Philippines,
GPA:
  • Multiple "Awesome Job Award" (MDACC)
  • "Nurse of the Year" recognition (MSMC)
  • Diamond Award, recipient (MSMC)
  • Ace of Hearts Award, recipient (MSMC)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Far Eastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse
  • Cath Lab Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Director (Interim)
  • RN Unit Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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