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

Caring, hardworking, and service oriented Registered Nurse with over 12 years of cardiac patient care experience. Well-versed in offering evidence based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with acute and chronic diseases and post operative surgeries. Detail oriented, responsive, and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Currently employed as a cardiac stress testing Registered Nurse with 2 years of experience with treadmill and pharmacological stress protocols. Administers prescribed medications and implements physician orders, playing key roles in care excellence.

  • Performing treadmill and pharmacological stress testing
  • Knowledge of nuclear stress testing protocols and imaging
  • Code responder
  • Ventilated patient care
  • Continuous Renal Replacement therapy
  • Sonosite IV and venipuncture techniques
  • Use of EKG and interpretation of results
  • Cerner EMR
  • Treatment of various post operative surgeries
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Titration of critical IV medications
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • ISTAT POC lab testing
  • Infection Control
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Organization and Time management
  • Leadership
  • Precepted new hires
Work History
08/2021 to Current Nuclear Medicine Cardiac Stress RN Uw Health Partners | Madison, WI,
  • Conducted electrocardiogram and stress tests by using electronic test equipment and recording devices.
  • Administered and monitored patients receiving pharmacological stress medication.
  • Tracked findings of procedures such as EKGs using manual and automated recording devices.
  • Inspected, maintained and adjusted cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Employed specialized procedural knowledge and equipment to test and document patient cardiac activity.
  • Received training and knowledge in nuclear medicine related to radiation dosage and limiting radiation exposure.
09/2018 to 11/2020 Critical Care Registered Nurse Methodist Health System | Southlake, TX,
  • Admitted sedated patients from the operating room after cardiac surgeries and procedures.
  • Titrated and weaned vasoactive, inotropic, and sedation medications.
  • Managed chest tubes, foley catheters, central lines, swan catheters, arterial lines, arterial and venous sheaths, temporary pacemakers, and intra aortic balloon pumps
  • Set up and operated continuous renal replacement therapy dialysis machines for hemodynamically unstable patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
  • Closely monitored hemodynamically unstable patients and implemented appropriate interventions.
  • Assessed need for, obtained, and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in cardiovascular, medical, and COVID critical care units.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
10/2015 to 10/2017 Cardiothoracic Surgery Step-down Registered Nurse Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. | Salem, IN,
  • Provided post operative care fore the following: thoracic surgeries, VATs, vascular bypass, coronary artery bypass grafts, TAVR, carotid endarterectomies , aortic abdominal aneurysm repairs, GI postsurgicals, valve replacements, total artificial hearts, LVAD placements and managements, and heart transplants.
  • Collaborated with cardiologists to diagnose causes of arrhythmias and offered pacemakers, ablation, medications and other interventional treatments.
  • Monitored patient vital signs using electrocardiograms and other advanced equipment to foster telemetry care.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Managed wound vacs and chest tubes based on patient needs and physician orders.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
02/2018 to 09/2018 Telemetry Monitor Technician Southside Regional Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Monitored and documented heart rhythms according to physicians' orders.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of telemetry equipment functions.
  • Followed all protocols to respond to irregular cardiac activity.
  • Observed and evaluated cardiac activity and reported changes to medical staff.
09/2009 to 01/2016 Telemetry Registered Nurse Company Name | City, State,
  • Provided primary care, performed assessments and evaluations of patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MIs, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, COPD, diabetes, renal failure, and sepsis
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients' cardiac status.
  • Educated patients and their families with various teaching methods to accommodate learning preferences based on their admitting diagnosis, patient needs, diet, lifestyle changes, and medications.
  • Developed patient care plans, assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
  • Initiated IV therapy to include antibiotic therapy, inotropic drugs, hydration therapy, monitored blood infusions, and pain management.
  • Routinely cared for patients recovering from post cardiac catheterization procedures.
  • Experienced in admitting and discharging patients in a timely manner focusing on admitting diagnosis and core measures.
Expected in 05/2009 Associate of Science | Nursing John Tyler Community College, Chester, VA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Arts | International Relations Virginia Polytechnic And State University, Blacksburg, VA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2000 High School Diploma | Midlothian High School, Midlothian, VA, GPA:
  • Registered Nurse - License # 0001221089 - Current active, expires 10/2024
  • Progressive Care Certified Nurse- 2017 to 2021
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - 2020 to present
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - 2020 to present

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School Attended

  • John Tyler Community College
  • Virginia Polytechnic And State University
  • Midlothian High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Nuclear Medicine Cardiac Stress RN
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Step-down Registered Nurse
  • Telemetry Monitor Technician
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse


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

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