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

Six years experience on medical/surgical floors doing direct patient care, including diabetic management and peritoneal dialysis. Five years as a wound care coordinator, planning wound treatments, doing direct care with patients, working with physicians to administer evidence based practice wound care to our patients. Training in diabetes management as a certified diabetic educator. Additional expertise includes charge nurse experience, nurse management, and staff supervision. Strong desire to focus on preventative care and health education.

Licenses
  • Licensure/Certification: Arizona State Board of Nursing Registered Nurse, RN121767
  • National Alliance of Wound Care, Wound Care Certified 4280803
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
Skill Highlights
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Infection control standards expert
  • Mobility assistance
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Wound care specialist
Education and Training
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ Expected in : RN to BSN - GPA :
  • Dean's List Academic Achievement Award
  • Coursework in Acute Care Nursing
  • Coursework in Adult and Family Health
Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, Arizona Expected in 2002 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Coursework in Acute Care Nursing
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Member of Honors Society.
  • Graduated with Honors Nursing
  • Nursing Program with work experience in medical/surgical, pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedic, and GYN. In Mayo Hospital, Scottsdale Heathcare Shea and Osborn, and Maricopa County Medical Center.
  • Preceptorship at the Maricopa County Medical Center in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.
Mesa Community College Phoenix, AZ Expected in 2000 General Studies : Nursing - GPA : Honor Roll, Graduated with Honors
  • Prerequisites for the Nursing program.
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Deans List
Mountain View High School Mesa, AZ Expected in December 1999 High School Diploma : General Education - GPA : Dean's List
Professional Experience
Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital - Community Care Nurse
Kalona, IA, 06/2013 - Current
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Home Hazard Assessment, Mobility assessment and education, Wound Care Expert, Medication assessment, diagnostics, and medication advocate.
  • Patient care advocate.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Encompass Health - Charge Nurse
Fayetteville, AR, 10/2013 - 11/2014
  • Registered nurse performing direct patient care for skilled nursing patients, wound care, education, and preceptor.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Managed team of medical support personnel.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 15-20 patients per shift.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Baylor Scott & White Health - Wound Care Coordinator
Southlake, TX, 11/2008 - 05/2013
  • Tohono O'Odham Nation Wound Care Coordinator, Charge nurse.
  • Wound Care Certified (WCC)
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Casa Grande Regional Medical Center - Medical Surgical Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 11/2008
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to the patient community.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Responsible for primary care and medication management.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
Banner Desert Medical Center - Renal/Diabetic, Medical/Surgical Floor Registered nurse
City, STATE, 01/2003 - 01/2006
  • Renal/Diabetic, Medical/Surgical Floor Registered nurse performing patient care for renal and diabetic patients, wound care, team leadership, and orientation of nurses.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 6-7 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Skills
  • IV insertion and Central Line Maintenance and Care,
  • Wound Care, Diabetic Education and treatment, Geriatrics.
  • Team leadership.

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Scottsdale Community College
  • Mesa Community College
  • Mountain View High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Care Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Wound Care Coordinator
  • Medical Surgical Nurse
  • Renal/Diabetic, Medical/Surgical Floor Registered nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • General Studies
  • High School Diploma

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