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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

A seasoned Clinical Nurse Manager offering 23 years' nursing experience and success in leading teams while providing exceptional care to patients. Proficient in all aspects of patient care, effectively using Excel and Word, electronic health records to manage patient care, and highly adept in working closely with physicians to achieve optimal patient outcomes. A proven leader focused on developing clinically competent, patient-focused teams. Accomplished in improving delivery of care, patient outcomes and nursing staff performance. Highly organized and hardworking with excellent planning and program management skills. Skilled at improving processes and maximizing team productivity. A detail-oriented Clinical Nurse with an extensive understanding of acute and long term care and designing individualized patient focused care plans. An accomplished LPN Nurse Manager proudly maintaining a highly productive, efficient and quality-driven environment at all times. Proficient in building systems and processes to maintain an effective and efficient work flow and to ensure compliance with Nursing standards and regulations. Objective is to provide exceptional clinical care and management to patients and families.

Skills
  • Clinical Quality Improvement Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Electronic Charting
  • Immunizations/infection control
  • Unit Administration, clinical and staff management
  • Intake and Discharge Care Planning and Management
  • Medication Management and Administration to include IV's, phlebotomy, wound care
Work History
09/2019 to Current Corrections Nurse Providence Health & Services | Redondo Beach, CA,
  • Complied with all security regulations within prison system and administered care in safest possible environment.
  • Created and implemented care plans for prisoners suffering from chronic conditions.
  • Treated variety of illnesses affecting offenders in close quarters.
  • Stabilized prisoners suffering from falls, stab wounds or other injuries prior to hospital transfer.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Administered medications to patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
04/2021 to 09/2021 Corrections Director of Nursing Providence Health & Services | Sherwood, OR,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Recruited and developed over quality individuals to develop accountable top quality staff.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Planned and assigned workload to nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for multiple bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 10employees across more than 3departments.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Defined testing protocols, quality assurance initiatives and clinic policies and procedures.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Motivated and supervised Medical staff under delegation of RN and in delivering quality patient care.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Organized and facilitated department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
07/2016 to 08/2019 Clinical Nurse Manager Hanover Terrace Health And Rehabilitation | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw nursing operations for Skilled unit providing leadership and management for staff of LNA's, Med Tech's, LPN's, and RN's under delegation of DON. Performed and managed Skilled nursing needs to include placement and management of IV's, phlebotomy, indwelling and suprapubic foleys, wound care, PCA pumps, nephrostomy and pleurex drains, diabetic management, end stage renal disease on HD, CHF, COPD and orthopedic patients in conjunction with outside facilities. Scheduling and arranging transportation of appointments to outside facilities for nursing care follow up. Helped make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgement and knowledge of facility policies and procedures to adhere to State regulations. 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. Collaborated with physicians and interdisciplinary teams to devise and manage individualized plans of care to include monitoring and obtaining labs and working with new orders.
  • Worked closely with Nurse Practice Educator on keeping immunization vaccines, infection control and on-going education following CMS guidelines, keeping staff appraised of changes in policies and procedures. Assisted in maintaining staff numbers by working as nurse or LNA where ever need. Assisted in 2 deficiency free surveys. Advocated for patients' physical, psychosocial, developmental, spiritual and emotional needs during planning. Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks. Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel. Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses, med techs, and LNA staff.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment, expected outcomes and discharge instructions, serving as advisory resource to patients and families to facilitate recovery. Performed head-to-toe physical assessments, prioritizing treatment and delegating assignments to maintain patient flows. Conducted rounds with physicians, advising physicians on patients' conditions and assisting in coordinating diagnostic testing and follow up appointments to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Orchestrated and directed care services to drive optimal health outcomes. Coordinated departmental operations according to administrative, legal and medical guidelines. Documented all aspects of care following facility and Medicare standards, creating accurate patient records of all interactions and interventions to sustain continuity of care. Provided comprehensive care to patients in rehabilitative unit, including wound care, ostomy care and enteral feeding. Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper wound care to achieve unit and facility goals.
  • Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services. Directed day-to-day nursing and operational functions -nursing rehabilitative facility, ensuring exceptional delivery of care when developing well-rounded nursing teams. Supported patient self-advocacy within family relationships and during treatment plans. Initiated care plan and actualized appropriate interventions and treatment, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological medications. Continuously sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance. Assisted in bringing this facility from focus facility to deficiency free facility 2 years in row in less than 3years.Assisted with achieving bronze award.
03/1996 to 07/2016 Clinical Nurse Manager Genesis HealthCare, Lebanon Center | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw nursing operations for Skilled unit providing leadership and management for staff of LNA's, Med Tech's, LPN's, RN's under delegation of DON. Performed and managed Skilled nursing needs to include placement and management of IV's, phlebotomy, indwelling and suprapubic foleys, wound care, PCA pumps, nephrostomy and pleurex drains, diabetic management, end stage renal disease on HD, CHF, COPD and orthopedic patients in conjunction with outside facilities. Scheduling and arranging transportation of appointments to outside facilities for nursing care follow up. Helped make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgement and knowledge of facility policies and procedures to adhere to State regulations. 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. Collaborated with physicians and interdisciplinary teams to devise and manage individualized plans of care to include monitoring and obtaining labs, working with new orders. Worked closely with Nurse Practice Educator on keeping immunization vaccines, infection control and on going education following CMS guidelines, keeping staff appraised of changes in policies and procedures. Assisted in maintaining staff numbers by working as nurse or LNA where ever need. Assisted in 2 deficiency free surveys.
  • Advocated for patients' physical, psychosocial, developmental, spiritual and emotional needs during planning.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment, expected outcomes and discharge instructions, serving as advisory Documented all aspects of care following facility and Medicare standards, creating accurate patient records of all Provided comprehensive care to patients in rehabilitative unit, including wound care, ostomy care and enteral Introduced initiatives based on staff education, infection control audits, safe medication administration and proper Reviewed charts weekly to complete quality control checks. Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel. Oversaw training, staffing and education of all nurses, med techs, and LNA staff.
  • Resource to patients and families to facilitate recovery. Performed head-to-toe physical assessments, prioritizing treatment and delegating assignments to maintain patient flow. Conducted rounds with physicians, advising physicians on patients' conditions and assisting in coordinating diagnostic testing and follow up appointments to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Orchestrated and directed care services to drive optimal health outcomes. Coordinated departmental operations according to administrative, legal and medical guidelines.
  • Interactions and interventions to sustain continuity of care.
  • Eating assistance.
  • Wound care to achieve unit and facility goals. Interacted effectively with department managers to promptly correct problems and improve services. Directed day-to-day nursing and operational functions -nursing rehabilitative facility, ensuring exceptional delivery of care when developing well-rounded nursing teams. Supported patient self-advocacy within family relationships and during treatment plans. Initiated care plan and actualized appropriate interventions and treatment, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological medications. Continuously sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance. Assisted in achieving 2 deficiency free surveys. Assisted in achieving silver award.
Education
Expected in 05/2001 to to Certificate-LPN | Nursing River Valley Community College, Claremont, NH GPA:
Expected in 06/1993 to to High School Diploma | Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH GPA:

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School Attended

  • River Valley Community College
  • Lebanon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Nurse
  • Corrections Director of Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • Certificate-LPN
  • High School Diploma

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