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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Determined Correctional Nurse used to working in high-stress settings while providing the most effective level of care to patients. Offering talents in psychiatric evaluations, patient charting and focused assessments. Knowledgeable Correctional Nurse well-trained in overseeing care for patients in prisons and other offender environments. A strong individual promoting 20 years of expertise in evaluating mental health and providing care for chronic conditions. Ready to join a new company that appreciates problem-solving and well-honed medication administration skills. Knowledgeable Correctional Nurse well-trained in overseeing care for patients in prisons and other offender environments. 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. Multitasking Correctional Nurse promoting skills in helping patients detox from drugs, stabilizing trauma cases prior to transport and assessing acute illnesses. Providing exceptional service and support to the prison community.

Skills
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Care Coordination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Corrections Environments
  • Patient Detoxification
  • Patient Charting and Reporting
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • First Aid
  • Needs Assessment
  • Test Interpretations
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Student Precepting
  • Routine Examinations
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Unit Oversight
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
Experience
04/2019 to Current
Correctional Registered Nurse St. Joseph Health Burbank, CA,
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Developed and coordinated patient care plans for prisoners with COPD, diabetes or other chronic conditions.
  • Cared for prisoners suffering from contagious illnesses or conditions, including influenza, lice and gastrointestinal bugs.
  • Identified issues related to mental health conditions and recommended specific therapies for patients.
  • Maintained staff safety during prisoner treatments by observing all security procedures and regulations.
  • Assessed prisoners suffering injuries through falls, stabbings or other means and stabilized each prior to transport to nearest medical facility.
02/2022 to 07/2022
Corrections Register Nurse St. Joseph Health Garden Grove, CA,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
03/2017 to 07/2022
Emergency Room Registered Nurse Vaughn Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by preventing unauthorized access or incorrect dosage administration.
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Rendered direct patient care by stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
04/2007 to 06/2016
Emergency Room Registered Nurse Bibb Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by preventing unauthorized access or incorrect dosage administration.
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Rendered direct patient care by stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Oversaw ER department and team of multi-disciplinary professionals in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2005 to to
Associate of Arts: Nursing-Rn
George Corley Wallace State Community College - Selma - Selma, AL
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • George Corley Wallace State Community College - Selma

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Registered Nurse
  • Corrections Register Nurse
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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