communicable disease nurse consultant resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated and well-qualified Psychiatric RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 4+ year record in field and looking for challenging, long-term PRN position. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Hardworking and reliable registered nurse with strong ability in psychiatric care. Offering compassion and holistic care. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Medication Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Decision Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
  • Observing Medical Examinations
  • Student Precepting
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • First Aid
  • Unit Oversight
  • Needs Assessment
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Community Healthcare Programming
Communicable Disease Nurse Consultant, 12/2019 to Current
Camp RecoveryCenter Point, TX,
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Advised patients on preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative therapies available, addressing benefits and drawbacks and suggesting treatments appropriate for unique situations.
  • Attended staff meetings and required courses to maintain knowledge of current clinic procedures and latest medical advances relevant to everyday practice.
  • Led seminars for public attendance to educate on prevention and identification of medical conditions prevalent within community.
Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 08/2015 to 12/2019
Halifax HealthOrange City, FL,
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Developed appropriate policies for identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Discussed non-medical techniques such as yoga and meditation to help patients alleviate depression and anxiety.

  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Collaborated with treatment and service providers using interprofessional interdisciplinary team approach for continuity of care.
  • Conducted independent risk assessment for self-directed violence, analyzing risk factors, protective factors, mental status and current triggers.
  • Developed collaborative safety plan with patient and family to prepare for discharge.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment and disease management, equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain optimal psychiatric and mental health.
Psychiatric Aide, 10/2003 to 08/2015
Clarks Summit State HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Supported and encouraged psychiatric patients to promote health and wellness.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to patients.
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.
  • Prepared and accompanied patients on public outings, managing safety, behavior and other activities.
  • Emotionally supported 20-35 patients, monitoring changes in behavior for potentially dangerous changes.
  • Maintained calendar of social, recreational and educational events to enhance patient stays.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Science in Nursing, Expected in 03/2019 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2015 to Luzerne County Community College - Nanticoke, PA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001 to Scranton High School - Scranton, PA,

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Luzerne County Community College
  • Scranton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Communicable Disease Nurse Consultant
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Aide


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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