Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Versatile clinical research professional specializing in cardiac disease. Knowledgeable about coordinating patient information, laboratory samples and compliance documents for diverse clinical trials. Highly organized and thorough with good planning and problem-solving abilities. Currently managing 10+ staff members and 25+ clinical trials for the University of Florida's Cardiology Research Department.

  • Good Clinical Practices
  • Specimen collections
  • Trial management
  • Research SOPs understanding
  • Teambuilding
  • MS Office
  • Data management
  • Training & Development
  • Compassion
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Teamwork
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Relationship-Building
  • Organization and Time management
  • Clinical Team Oversight
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Clinical Trials And Research
  • Detail-Oriented
Work History
Clinical Research Manger, 08/2010 to Current
Dignity HealthRedding, CA,
  • Managed team of 10+ employees, overseeing hiring, training, and professional growth of employees.
  • Collected data and followed research protocols, operations manuals and case report form requirements.
  • Participated in initiation visits and investigator meetings, implementing trials in accordance with study timelines and budgets.
  • Gathered, processed and shipped lab specimens.
  • Followed informed consent processes and maintained records.
  • Maintained compliance with protocols covering patient care and clinical trial operations.
  • Screened patient records, databases and physician referrals to identify prospective candidates for research studies.
  • Worked with principal investigator and sponsors to facilitate daily trial activities and comply with research protocols.
  • Coordinated clinical trials focused on disorders such as Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
PACU Nurse, 01/2008 to 07/2010
Bjc HealthcareEdwardsville, IL,
  • Provided individualized care and dedicated oversight to patients in post-operative recovery room.
  • Took vitals and assessed patients in recovery room following surgical procedures.
  • Evaluated patients' pain levels, implementing correct dosage of medication to alleviate discomfort.
  • Kept meticulous charting notes regarding patient assessments and medications.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
Neurosurgical ICU Nurse, 01/2008 to 10/2009
UF HealthCity, STATE,
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to neurosurgical and neurology patients.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic medical record to accurately document care.
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to neurosurgical and neurology patients.
Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit, 05/2004 to 01/2008
UF HealthCity, STATE,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical and surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Collected blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 04/2014
Santa Fe College - Gainesville,
Associate of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2002
University Of Florida - Gainesville,
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2004
Santa Fe College - Gainesville,

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  • University Of Florida
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  • PACU Nurse
  • Neurosurgical ICU Nurse
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