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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Talented nursing professional with over 4 years of experience and counting. Vibrant team member; articulate trainer and presenter, with the drive to be part of your dynamic team. My background is in home health, Emergency, and Critical care nursing. Ready to take on new professional challenge role with United Health Group , focusing on helping patients and their families . Skilled at collaborating with physicians, other nurses and assistants to provide comprehensive, high-quality care. Familiar with maintaining supply levels and following strict safety standards. Enthusiastic Registered Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of listen to patients and analyze their physical and emotional needs. Provide counseling and health care education to patients, and training in time management . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in critical care .

Skills
  • Drips Management
  • Central venous, PICC and arterial catheter management
  • Acute Care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Registered Nurse
  • Ventilator basics
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification/ CPR
  • Treatment Planning/ Discharge Planning
Education
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ Expected in 2020 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Med-Life Institute Kissimmee, FL, Expected in 2017 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Centura Institute Orlando, FL Expected in 2015 Diploma : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Florida Technical College Orlando, FL Expected in 2010 Diploma : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Jones High School Orlando, FL Expected in 2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
ENPC •TNCC •ACLS-AHA •PALS-AHA •NIH Scale Stroke
Accomplishments
  • Daisy Award Nominee
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
Work History
Department Of The Air Force - Critical Care Nurse
Sheppard Air Force Base, TX, 04/2018 - Current
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition •Responded to patient alarms and requests to assess needs and obtain necessary care for medical and personal concerns
  • Providing Infusion therapy via central, PICC or mid line •Protected patients, families, and staff from infection by cleaning and sanitizing rooms and equipment
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files •Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures
  • Assessed patients by measuring and recording vital signs and collecting specimens for lab analysis
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians’ orders
  • Understand patients with critical illness and vent management with ability to respond to Code Blue within facility and initiate protocol, special procedures, and cardiac monitoring
  • Managed efficient flow of patients including screening, preparation for exam, providing general nursing care, and arranging or testing and admissions
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom re-occurrence
  • Provided exceptional care to 2 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
Lynn University - Registered Nurse
Boca Raton, FL, 04/2016 - 12/2017
  • Documenting vital signs, general assessments, progress notes in accordance with Medicaid/ Medicare
  • Performing daily breathing treatments including breathing treatments, shaker vest, cough assist, suctioning, pulse ox, oxygen, Ventilators •G-tube feedings, administration per g-tube, or port access, care of mickey button, including g-site care, venting, changing tube monthly by using strict aseptic techniques
  • Monitoring for seizure activity and responsiveness to medication
  • Recording and reporting any activity to neurologist
  • Routine monitoring of I&O
  • Corresponding with numerous doctors, taking orders, implemented care as indicated by plan of care
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Performed daily vital signs
  • Increased Patients Safety by 100 percent
  • Evaluated treatment plans against individual goals and healthcare standards.
Express Scripts Holding Co - Infusion Coordinator
City, STATE, 10/2012 - 03/2017
  • Coordinated all levels of care for patients seeking substance abuse treatment
  • Submitted various medication requests electronically
  • Educating patients on biologic therapy •Provided patients with treatment information, ensured comprehension
  • Enabled positive patient outcomes through delivery of value-added services
  • Communicated with patients to ensure quality of care and develop care plans
  • Served as advisory resource by providing patient and family care expertise
  • Established strong work network by building professional relationships with physicians and fellow employees
  • Scheduled evaluations and procedures for patients
  • Liaised effectively with patients, doctors and staff members, assessing medical charts and ensuring high level of communication and interaction
  • Evaluated accuracy and compliance of all documentation and reports
  • Corresponded with operations staff to ensure key client deliverable and revenue goals were met
  • Ensured proper entry and processing of patient prescriptions in company system
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security
  • Generated invoices, processed payments and prepared deposits and part of financial operations oversight
  • Ordered medicines daily to ensure compliance with demands and needs
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality
  • Managed over 100 customer calls per day
  • 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.
Affiliations

Member of ENA- Emergency Nursing Association

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

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School Attended
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Med-Life Institute
  • Centura Institute
  • Florida Technical College
  • Jones High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Infusion Coordinator
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma