Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Registered nurse with over 14 years experience in health care. I currently work as a clinical stroke data abstractor where I abstract large volumes of patient records for continuous reporting to Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Commission (JC), in support of Franciscan Health Services (FHS) business objectives. Prior to my current job I worked 8 years as a staff nurse in critical care, 4 years on a medical cardiology step-down unit and 6 months on a Orthopedic floor.

  • Registered Nurse-State of Washington 2001-present
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification through American Heart Association 2000-present
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1999-present
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification 2008-present
Skill Highlights
  • Abstract large volumes of stroke patient records for continuous reporting
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Strong medical ethics
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Participate in quality assurance audits of abstracted data to identify errors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong critical thinking skills
Professional Experience
Data Abstractor, 05/2011 to Current
Amita HealthPalatine, IL,
  • Collect patient data into web-based database for submission to third-party vendor and transmission to CHI, CMS and JC.
  • Attend monthly department and regional meetings with senior leadership and ancillary members to discuss trends in the abstracted data.
  • Provide Hospitalist and department leadership with assigned variances regarding failed core measures.
Registered Nurse, 01/2003 to 05/2011
Tower HealthThorndale, PA,

I am committed to my profession and strive to provide exceptional patient care. I specialized in Neurosurgical ICU for 2 years, Medical/Trauma ICU for 4 years and 2 years in PCU. The years I spent in Critical Care enabled me to gain extensive hands on clinical experience. I developed strong critical thinking and assessment skills. I am exceptional at multi-tasking. Other job responsibilities included mentoring new ICU Nurses, leading morning rounds with multidisciplinary teams and demonstrating my ability to lead, delegate and motivate team members to provide high quality patient care.

Registered Nurse, 2000 to 05/2002
Tower HealthYardley, PA,

I worked on a Cardiology step-down unit where I provided care to patients admitted for cardiac related illnesses. My duties included prepping patients for the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, thorough assessments, managing IV drips, EKG interpretations,and providing on-going patient education.

Registered Nurse, 06/1999 to 2000
Tower HealthWest Reading, PA,

I began my nursing career working on a orthopedic floor providing care to patients enrolled in the Joint Camp. My duties included thorough assessment and caring for the preoperative and postoperative surgical patients. I gained in-depth knowledge managing postoperative pain including patient controlled anesthesia.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 2001
Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1999
Blue Ridge Community College - Hendersonville, NC
  • Collaborated with clinical and administrative leadership to plan and implement programs to improve performance around stroke core measures.
  • Consistently completed data abstraction prior to deadline to support compliance.

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