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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

I have a vast knowledge of different medical modalities. I have worked from the bottom up in my medical career. I effectively communicate with support staff, patients and practitioners daily. I manage my patient schedules with add ons daily to fit people in as doctors demand. I image patients sonographically to help diagnose disease processes and effectiveness of treatments.

Skills

Excellent communication

Self motivated

  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Ventilator care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Intake and discharge
  • Diabetes management
  • Medication administration expert
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Care planning
Education and Training
SUNY Broome Community College Binghamton, NY Expected in 05/1995 Associate of Science : RN - GPA :
Hudson Valley Community College Troy, NY Expected in 08/2006 Certificate of Diagnostic Medical Sonography : DMS - GPA :
Experience
Danbury Health Systems - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Brewster, NY, 08/2006 - Current
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Helped patients feel at ease and monitored behaviors throughout examinations to maintain safety and comfort.
  • Adjusted patient positions to obtain best sites and angles to obtain necessary information from each scan.
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations.
  • Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program.
Dupage Medical Group - RN Staff Nurse
Tinley Park, IL, 06/1995 - 08/2005
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
Gundersen Health System - Nurses Aide
Waukon, IA, 06/1993 - 06/1995
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Managed medical stock and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patients.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning G-tube, J-tube and regular catheter insertion.
  • Took and charted patient blood pressures, temperatures, blood sugar levels and other vital signs.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
  • Gave patients baths, cleaned bedpans and assisted with transportation to bathroom.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage long-term patients.
  • Watched over patients to identify potential symptoms of medical conditions.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
Gustave A. Larson Company - Youth Apprentice
Madison, WI, 06/1991 - 06/1993
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier, and station.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date, and patient name.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.

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School Attended

  • SUNY Broome Community College
  • Hudson Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Nurses Aide
  • Youth Apprentice

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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