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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Highly qualified registered nurse with extensive clinical experience at Level I trauma centers working in both pediatric and adult ICU settings. Combined with a solid foundation in medical malpractice, developed while working as Nurse Paralegal at a top nationally recognized plaintiff's law firm, provide the skills and expertise necessary to deliver exceptional legal support and valuable expertise to any risk management team. Proficient in analyzing and reviewing medical records, charting and documentation.Very familiar with all pertinent policies, statutes, accreditation guidelines, standards of care, etc as well as when and how they apply across various medical specialties and specific procedures/settings. Systematic and well-organized professional adept at managing competing priorities while completing multiple projects in a timely manner.

Skills
  • Utilization review/Utilization Management
  • Exhaustive research and analysis
  • CMS, AAAHC, AAHHS, JCAHO, HIPPA, Standards of Care, etc.
  • Utilizing, navigating, and maintaining medical/legal databases including Pubmed, Uptodate, etc
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent clinical judgment/critical thinking
  • Remote work experience
  • Document preparation, editing and organization
  • Customer service
  • Medical malpractice cases, including but not limited to: Birth Injuries, Paralysis, Amputations, Catastrophic blood loss/Thrombus/Embolus, Traumatic Brain Injury, Medication/Anesthesia Errors, Negligence, Plastic Surgery, Gallbladder/CBD Injuries, and Iatrogenic Bowel Perforation
Work History
08/2020 to Current Clinical Nurse Consultant Dimensions Home Health Care | Minneapolis, MN,
  • Reviewed Authorization Requests from requesting providers to determine whether they met inpatient or continued stay criteria for acute and long term inpatient stays at all levels of care.
  • Make timely and appropriate referrals for case management, service coordination, etc.
  • Remain within a tight one business day turnaround time on all authorization requests.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary care team including prior authorization staff, case management, Medical directors, etc.
  • Initiate single case agreements for non-participating or out of network providers requesting inpatient authorization.
  • Comprehensive discharge planning and service coordination.
09/2018 to 01/2020 Nurse Paralegal Jackson Nurse Professionals | Ephrata, PA,
  • Provided deposition and trial preparation support for medical malpractice litigation
  • Liaised between multiple attorneys and staff working on several complex cases at a time
  • Reviewed, scrutinized, and summarized medical records, deposition testimony, and charting.
  • Served as general resource, expert and consultant for attorneys and staff on all medical matters
  • Created medical chronologies and timelines
  • Evaluated potential new cases for merit based on potential damages, medical errors, adherence to programmatic, institutional, and regulatory standards and guidelines
  • Engaged with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information
  • Exhaustive legal research
  • Collected, drafted and maintained resources to provide comprehensive materials accessible to all firm attorneys
  • Responded to queries from lawyers and tracked queries to identify expertise and training needs
08/2011 to 05/2018 Registered Nurse CVICU Veterans Health Administration | Aurora, IL,
  • Presented patients daily in multidisciplinary rounds to develop patient specific plan of care and current progress, address concerns, and prioritize interventions to meet short and long-term goals and patient needs
  • Provided safe and effective care for pediatric patients with complex congenital heart defects pre- and post-operatively, UNOS listed status 7-1A, bridge to transplant, post-transplant, rejection, acute on chronic heart failure, cardiogenic/hypovolemic/septic shock, and unstable or life threatening arrythmias/dysrhythmias
  • Assessed, documented, and safely managed intracardiac lines, epicardial pacer wires, PICC/NEOPICC, UVC/UAC, arterial lines, central lines, Broviac catheters, Vas catheters, chest tubes, abdominal drains, PD drains, foley catheters, NG/ND tubes, G-tube/buttons, and ostomies
  • Monitored and accurately interpreted EKG/ECG/ST-changes and intervened, notified providers, began CPR, and administered emergency medications when appropriate
  • Completed and maintained certification for BLS, PALS, ACLS
  • VA/VV ECMO, CVVHD, therapeutic hypothermia, etc
  • Monitored and managed surgically and percutaneously implanted devices including Thoratec PediMag, HeartWare, Berlin Heart, Heartmate, and Impella 2.5
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Provided daily bedside teaching and education for patients and family members
01/2008 to 08/2010 Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit Baylor University Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Served as a rotating charge nurse on 16 bed CCU while carrying backup pager for Rapid Response Team.
  • Served as a preceptor for nursing students, new hires graduate nurses, and cross trained nurses from other ICUs.
  • Utilized the nursing process to develop and implement an individualized plan of care in collaboration with a multidisciplinary medical care team to meet patient needs.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Followed all HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Completed training, maintained certification, and proficient in management of surgically implanted and invasive devices such as intra-aortic balloon pumps, Impella 5.0, LVAD/RVAD/BIVAD, CVVHD, etc.
Education
Expected in 2005 Bachelor of Science | Biology University of North Texas, Denton, TX, GPA:
  • Member of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society
  • Minored in Chemistry
Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Baylor University, Waco, TX GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Registered Nurse, License #751822

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  • University of North Texas
  • Baylor University

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  • Registered Nurse CVICU
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