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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with 26 years of experience in direct patient care and nursing management positions in hospital settings. Experience spans across Emergency Department, behavioral and mental health, ICU, CCU and med-surgical environments. Passionate about providing programs and services in support of growth and healing for patients and families. 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
  • Patient Health Education
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Electronic Charting
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Acute Care
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Inventory and restocking
  • Training and mentoring
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Team Building
  • Medication dispensing
  • Staff Management
Work History
Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Charge Nurse), 11/2000 to Current
South Carolina Job Board Otranto, SC,
  • Supervised team of 2 nurses and ancillary staff (lab/xray/housekeeping) in an 11 bed free standing Emergency Department .
  • Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses.
  • Oversaw operations, including admissions and discharges and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Performed head-to-toe physical assessments, prioritizing treatment and delegating assignments to maintain patient flows.
  • Directed day-to-day nursing and operational functions for 11-bed free standing emergency department, ensuring exceptional delivery of care when developing well-rounded nursing teams.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment, expected outcomes and discharge instructions, serving as advisory resource to patients and families to facilitate recovery.
  • 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.
  • Sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance.
  • Responded to behavioral and medical crises codes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to devise and manage individualized plans of care.
  • Advocated for patients' physical, psychosocial, developmental, spiritual and emotional needs during planning.
Pediatric Registered Nurse, 02/1999 to 11/2000
Ardent Health Services Owasso, OK,
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Helped young patients feel comfortable with procedures and immunizations.
  • Identified common pediatric and adolescent illnesses to plan and implement interventions and management.
  • Provided bedside care and treatment for patients in Pediatric/Surgical units.
  • Provided educational support to patients and families to inform them of procedures.
  • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Telemetry Registered Nurse, 11/1994 to 02/1999
Columbia Hospital (Community Hospital NPR) City, STATE,
  • Utilized specialized equipment to track and monitor patients' vital signs in [Type] unit.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Administered heart and blood pressure medication to cardiac patients as prescribed by physicians.
  • Provided patients with information on such subjects as side effects from medications and benefits of proper nutrition to help promote better outcomes.
  • Observed patient health and side effects from treatments and medications, noting all details in patient chart.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1994
to
University Of Windsor - Windsor,Ontario Canada,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1990
to
South Huron District High School - Exeter,Ontario, Canada,
GPA:
Certifications
  • RN License - 1994-present
  • PALS - current
  • BLS - current
  • ACLS - current
  • TNCC - current
  • ENPC - current
  • NRP - current
  • CEN (certified emergency nursing) - current

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School Attended
  • University Of Windsor
  • South Huron District High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Charge Nurse)
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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