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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

Professionally trained critical care nurse , educator and manager, with varied and numerous experiences in the ER, ICU, Trauma and Critical Care transport services that has enabled me to provide and ensure the highest standards of nursing best practices as well as culturally competent care. I have continued to advance my knowledge base and skills through the completion of my MSN. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking and analysis resulting in being flexible, resourceful and able to prioritize clinical and operational tasks in multiple fast-paced emergency settings. Theses strengths have enabled me to supervise, delegate, and resolve conflict. Excellent communication and team building skills are paramount to my ability to lead, teach, and provide superior care in high-pressure environments.

Skills
  • Critical care nursing
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Multiple Chronic Diagnoses
  • Infant to geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Critical care transport training
  • Drug Therapy Management
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Health Education Training
  • Patient-focused care
  • Client relations aptitude
  • Policy and program development expertise
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Ability to work with Windows 10 suite, PC, Excel, Statistics, Spreadsheets, Adobe, faxes, multiple phone lines
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Experience in working with Sepsis, STEMI, and Stroke codes
  • Bilingual: English & Spanish
Education
Excelsior College Albany, NY, Expected in 2015 MSN : Nursing Education - GPA :
Excelsior College Albany, NY, Expected in 06/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Regents College Albany, New York Expected in 03/1999 AASN : Nursing - GPA :
Grossmont College El Cajon, CA, Expected in 06/1996 Associate of Science : Biology - GPA :
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in CA , License number 554638, 2020
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Nurse (CATN)
  • California Fire Service Training Instructor # 1B C091004
  • CPR/BLS
  • Pediatric Life Support
  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course
  • Former instructor of ACLS, BLS, CATN, ENPC, PALS, PEPP, TNCC
Work History
Adventist Healthcare - Home Health Registered Nurse
Germantown, MD, 08/2019 - Current
  • Travel to patients' homes at regular intervals to assess and deliver best practices nursing care
  • Incorporated therapeutic, rehabilitative and nursing goals into detailed, individualized care plans based on diagnoses
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process, management and lifestyle options
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including Physical, Occupational, Speech and Chemotherapy
  • Audited charts daily and reviewed all clinical documents to verify accuracy and completeness, progress towards core measurable targets and completion of appropriate patient health education
  • Trained, guided, supported and supervised home health aide care providers
  • Oasis, knowledge of TJC, HIPPA, Osha, CMM, Title 22, CDPH
  • Administrator was aware of desire to apply for this position during interview
Addus Homecare Corporation - Private Duty Nurse
State College, PA, 01/2015 - 02/2018
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to for patient and his family
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patient and determined next course of action
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions
  • Educated patient, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Administered medications and treatment for patient and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance patient treatment
  • Full disclosure: This patient was my father
Cleveland Clinic - Critical Care Transport Nurse
Wayland, OH, 10/2015 - 06/2016
  • Responded to dispatched emergency assignments quickly and safely
  • Interpreted histories, laboratory results, radiology reports and all other physician and nursing documentation to transport patient safely
  • Performed physical examinations to identify potential underlying critical issues, medical and trauma
  • Administered blood products, antibiotics, paralytics infusions, and ordered medications
  • Transported patients on ventilators, C-PAP, as well as intubating patients if needed
  • Monitored patients for changes, and reviewed and revised plans accordingly
  • Demonstrated high standards of performance, including teamwork, communication and compassion
  • Strictly protected the confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations
Marshfield Clinic - Critical Care Transport Nurse
Black River Falls, WI, 01/2013 - 07/2015

Same as the duties listed with Care Ambulance including:

  • Inspected transport ambulance, stocked and ordered medical supplies and equipment during down time
  • Promoted team effort when working with dispatch center, external public safety agencies and health care providers
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in ambulances designated for critical care transport
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start ime
UCSD Medical Center - Emergency Room RN II /Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
City, STATE, 12/2011 - 07/2014
  • Provided primary care , assessment, and evaluations to a variety of critically and chronically ill patient's across the life continuum upon arrival through prioritizing care
  • Evaluated patient care needs, provided treatments, evaluated care and maintained patient flow
  • Documented medical care through electronic charting system (EPIC)
  • Code STEMI & Code Stroke certified
  • MICN radio contact with field Paramedics in treating patient's under the guidelines of San Diego County protocols
  • Aided Base Hospital in the collection of data for research and studies on SD. County EMS trials
  • Precepted and mentored new MICN staff
  • Worked with healthcare stakeholders such as physicians, ancillary staff, administrators and customers to fulfill all state and federal requirements
  • Developed team communications and information for Base Hospital meetings
  • Worked with the Base Hospital Assistant to resolve pre-hospital problems, improve operations and provide exceptional customer service
  • Managed several pre-hospital quality assurance research studies , such as STEMI, Sroke Codes, new medication administration , and other internal audits and customer surveys
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to create teamwork and organize successful patient care
Nurses PRN Registry (Name Change From Medsource Registry) - Emergency Room Nurse & MICN
City, STATE, 11/2008 - 12/2011
  • Worked specifically for UCSD Emergency Department as a Registered Nurse and MICN
American Medical Response (for UCSD Medical Center - Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
City, STATE, 11/2002 - 11/2011
  • Assessed situation severity of emergent medical incidents and provided for verbal orders and care accordingly
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to quality care through continuous training and development
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care
  • Verbally ordered tests and medications to pre-hospital personnel to stabilize patients in the field or in transit
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine most appropriate hospital department for patient care, ie, ER, OR, Trauma, Cardiac Cath Lab, MRI & Radiology
  • Communicated with pre-hospital personnel to gather incident and medical history information
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Maintained highest levels of pre-hospital personnel by maintaining open communication and promoting teamwork
  • Updated patient charts using San Diego Co. pre-hospital reports with data such as medications, treatments, evaluations and patient disposition to keep records current and support accurate treatments
Tri-City Medical Center - Emergency Nurse, Preceptor, Charge Nurse And MICN
City, STATE, 10/2000 - 07/2007
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Managed nurses and nursing activities in 40 bed ER by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Oversaw work of nursing student technicians and externs to educate on proper procedures and how to prioritize care tasks
Tri-City Medical Center - ER Night Manager & Base Hospital Nurse (Assistant)
City, STATE, 06/2001 - 06/2005
  • Oversaw and managed 75+ clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and management workshops
  • Provided feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Coordinated review, revision and creation of operational policies within ER Department and several local EMS agencies
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations
  • Organized and facilitated department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both patient's and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, OSHA, Title 22, Title 9, JCAHO, CMM, CDPH. This was for the Emergency Room and local EMS
Accomplishments

Member of Sigma Theta Tau

Member of the International Nurses Society

Affiliations
  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • Member, American Heart Association, 2009 to Current
  • Association for Nursing Professional Development
  • California Nurses Association
  • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • National Association of Healthcare Quality

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School Attended

  • Excelsior College
  • Excelsior College
  • Regents College
  • Grossmont College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Private Duty Nurse
  • Critical Care Transport Nurse
  • Critical Care Transport Nurse
  • Emergency Room RN II /Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse & MICN
  • Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
  • Emergency Nurse, Preceptor, Charge Nurse And MICN
  • ER Night Manager & Base Hospital Nurse (Assistant)

Degrees

  • MSN
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • AASN
  • Associate of Science

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