Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate and dedicated highly skilled Registered Nurse/Nurse Leader with 45+ years experience providing optimal client service within the healthcare sector. Committed to providing all patients with outstanding care and support to help improve their quality of life. Recognized for portraying exemplary leadership and being a team player in a very busy and diverse unit while collaborating with interdisciplinary healthcare members focused on optimizing clinical and financial outcomes. Possess strong clinical knowledge and skills, excellent interpersonal strengths, and technical abilities. Commitment to educate and continually expand the knowledge base of innovative, safe, and effective client care.

  • Patient and family advocacy/Education
  • Strong Clinical Judgment/Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving skills
  • Excellent Communication/interpersonal Skills
  • Reliable/Dependable/Strong work ethic
  • Able to multitask/Attention to detail
  • Excellent Organizational / Time management skills
  • Exemplary leadership/Team player
  • Technical skills/Computer proficient/EPIC
Work History
CVU Clinical Nurse IV Charge/Resource Nurse , 01/1995 - Current
Providence Cedar Sinai Tarzana Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Successfully leads and supports staff within a fast paced, high acuity, 18 bed Cardio Vascular Unit (CVU) comprised of RNs, CNAs, and MTs.
  • Maintains unit cohesiveness, professionalism, and overall function by managing and guiding staff for optimal patient care and efficiency. Mentors new staff, fairly delegates assignments, resolves conflicts, and balances the schedule.
  • Established a compassionate environment by providing physical, emotional, and psychological support to patients, families, and staff.
  • Adheres to strict safety measures and compliance of hospital policies/procedures, Core Measures, Value Based Purchasing and HIPAA.
  • Performs daily staff huddles, patient rounds, and triage on incoming patients to determine the severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Provides exceptional customer service to a diverse client population by acting as a liaison between patients/families, physicians, and outside agencies. Advocates and collaborates with other healthcare team members to minimized hospital stays with recovery centered approaches.
  • Identifies issues or emergencies and responds calmly and efficiently.
  • Assess, develops, implements, educates, and evaluates individualized Nursing Care Plans pertaining to patient's diagnosis and needs.
  • Developed, implemented, and monitored Wound Care/HAPI Protocol
  • Participation on committees including Pain, SBAR, CM, Cauti Prevention, Wound Care/Prevention, CPM/Nursing Care Plans, and VTE.
  • Documents, reviews, and audits charts in the EMR.
DOU Clinical Nurse /Charge Nurse , 01/1987 - 01/1995
Encino Tarzana Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided efficient nursing care to patients requiring specialized care while performing Charge Nurse duties.
  • Monitored, Assessed, implemented interventions, and re-evaluated outcome for pain management.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to evaluate patient data and determine patient care plans to quickly improve patient outcomes.
  • Educated patients and families during hospital stay and at discharge on disease process, medications, and home care accordingly to diagnosis and specific needs.
Staff RN Surgical Recovery Inpatient/Outpatient , 01/1984 - 01/1987
Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Provide patient/family education/discharge instructions accordingly to diagnosis.
ICU Staff RN/Relief Charge Nurse, 01/1976 - 01/1984
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Worked in a ten bed Cardio-Thorasic-Vascular ICU where I administered specialized highly skilled nursing care to Heart, Lung, Renal, and Vascular Post Surgical patients utilizing the latest technical equipment.
  • Developed strong critical judgement/problem solving /prioritizing skills
  • Collaborated with the healthcare team to develop, implement, and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
BSN: Nursing, Expected in 1975
William Paterson University of New Jersey - Wayne, NJ
  • Licensed Registered Nurse California: #272382
  • Advanced Critical Care Certified
  • BLS /ACLS Provider
  • NIHSS/PCCN Certified
  • End of Life /ELNEC Certified

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School Attended

  • William Paterson University of New Jersey

Job Titles Held:

  • CVU Clinical Nurse IV Charge/Resource Nurse
  • DOU Clinical Nurse /Charge Nurse
  • Staff RN Surgical Recovery Inpatient/Outpatient
  • ICU Staff RN/Relief Charge Nurse


  • BSN

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