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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with 24 years of experience in direct patient care and nursing management positions in hospital settings. Experience spans across behavioral and mental health, ICU, CCU and med-surgical environments. Passionate about providing programs and services in support of growth and healing for patients with mental health issues. Active listener with direct communication style and compassionate, non-judgmental approach to build patient trust and rapport. Outside-the-box thinker with strong crisis resolution skills.

Skills
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Unit Administration
  • Electronic Charting
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Relationship building and retention
  • Training and mentoring
  • Inventory and restocking
  • Team Building
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Staff Management
Work History
02/2018 to Current Clinical Nurse Coordinator Danbury Health Systems | Kingston, NY,
  • Directed day-to-day nursing and operational functions for [Number]-bed nursing rehabilitative facility, ensuring exceptional delivery of care when developing well-rounded nursing teams.
  • Sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance.
  • Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses and [Type] staff.
  • Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services.
  • Evaluated nursing staff's performance and developed education programs and professional development opportunities to improve individual and team competencies, clinical knowledge and delivery of care.
  • Oversaw operations, including admissions and discharges and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Coordinated departmental operations according to administrative, legal and medical guidelines.
  • Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks.
  • Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel.
  • Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper wound care to achieve unit and facility goals.
  • Collaborated with physicians and interdisciplinary teams to devise and manage individualized plans of care.
05/2013 to 02/2018 Registered General Nurse Caris Healthcare | Conway, SC,
  • 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.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 28 patients daily.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 28-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to 28 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for mental rehabilitation unit.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
09/2005 to 05/2013 Registered Nurse Falmouth Hospital | City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as Hernia repair, laparoscopy and colostomy.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 30-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to 30 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.3
Education
Expected in 08/2021 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 Associate of Science | Nursing University Hospital Of The West Indies, Jamaica, WI, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • University Hospital Of The West Indies

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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