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

Detail-Oriented Clinical Nurse with extensive understanding of Ambulatory Care and Urgent Care and designing individualized care plans. Adept at best-in-class personal care and family education. Dedicated to setting and meeting long-term goals.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Scheduling
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Case Management
  • Venipuncture
  • Medication Administration
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medical Records Management
  • Managed Care
  • Treatment Planning
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Telemetry
  • Disease Management
  • Medication Management
Work History
08/2010 to Current
Clinical Nurse Pacific Medical Centers Orange, CA,
  • Used EHR and ICare to track patient status, treatments and outcomes while maintaining complete data confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Coordinated diagnosis, exams and care for caseload of 10-18 patients per shift.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to evaluate patient data and determine patient care plans.
  • Monitored patients, evaluated results and recommended further courses of treatment to quickly improve patient outcomes.
  • Evaluated nursing practices and processes and made changes.
  • Assessed and assisted in diagnosis of patients in family practice facility.
  • Treated patients by administering medication and performing various procedures.
  • Explained side effects from medications and provided in-depth education to patients on diabetes, asthma, cancer and other diseases.
  • Coordinated Ambulatory and Urgent patient care for 10-18 patients daily.
  • Evaluated patient progress and responses to various treatments.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Provided counseling to patients and families and referred patients to other treatment facilities.
  • Assessed patient conditions by performing thorough examinations and asking appropriate medical questions.
  • Developed and maintained departmental policies, procedures and patient care standards based on evidence-based practice guidelines and expert opinions.
  • Ordered lab tests and interpreted test results and maintained patient records.
  • Improved direct patient care through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Handled 5-10 calls per 8 hours to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Increased patient satisfaction by helping to resolve issues with scheduling appointments, referrals and complaints.
07/2007 to 08/2010
Registered Nurse Kaiser Permanente Encinitas, CA,
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 6 patients daily.
06/2007 to 08/2010
Registered Nurse Kaiser Permanente Escondido, CA,
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Administered medications and treatment to 57 patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Education
Expected in 05/2007 to to
Associate Degree In Nursing: Family Practice
Wenatchee Valley College - Wenatchee, WA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified BLS Instructor of Inland Northwest Health Services - 2011-current
  • Certified Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor of Crisis Prevention Institute-2019-current

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School Attended

  • Wenatchee Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree In Nursing

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