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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Nurse proudly offering more than 4 years of experience in the healthcare field. A buoyant personality coupled with excellent skills helping to promote positive patient outcomes. Valuable asset to organizations that provide inpatient and outpatient services. Reliable and compassionate with outstanding listening, patient charting and physician interaction skills. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Medication administration
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Data entry
  • Removing sutures
  • Specimen collection and analysis
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Direct patient care
  • Administering immunizations
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Precepting
  • Foley catheters
  • Patient assessments
  • Patient evaluation
  • Chronic disease management
  • Collecting vitals
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Medical record auditing
  • Task delegation
  • Staff education and training
  • Patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Preventive health
  • Fluent in Spanish
Education
Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL Expected in 2018 Associate of Arts : Nursing - GPA :
Rasmussen College Ocala, FL Expected in 2016 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Lecanto High School Lecanto, FL Expected in 2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • CPR certified
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Work History
Hca - Dialysis Registered Nurse
Gaithersburg, MD, 10/2019 - Current
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives.
  • Utilized Meditech automated healthcare database to perform duties, maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Administered medications to Dialysis patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis to keep patient charts updated.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Recognized changes in each patient's condition and adjusted dialysis treatments on daily basis.
  • Educated patients and families on dialysis side effects.
  • Gained high level of understanding regarding renal function, kidney diseases and conditions, and dialytic treatments.
  • Communicated with physicians and hospital staff regarding significant information to notify staff of issues and changes.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Met with patients to gather vitals, evaluate symptoms and assess conditions, ordered diagnostic tests and interpreted laboratory results.
  • Provided expert critical care response in emergency situations involving illnesses or injuries.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and other condition-stabilizing interventions.
Allina Health Systems - Travel Nurse Telemetry
Minneapolis, MN, 06/2019 - 09/2019
  • Observed patient health and side effects from treatments and medications, noting all details in patient chart.
  • Administered heart and blood pressure medication to cardiac patients as prescribed by physicians.
  • Performed hourly rounds on 40-bed floor to monitor equipment function and lead placement.
  • Collaborated across disciplines to coordinate disposition, referral and psychosocial support needs.
  • Provided patients with information on such subjects as side effects from medications and benefits of proper nutrition to help promote better outcomes.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Utilized specialized equipment to track and monitor patients' vital signs in telemetry unit.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
North Florida Regional Medical Center - RN
City, STATE, 02/2017 - Current
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Provided leadership to 10-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Documented concerns for physicians to review in advance.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and compliance to best practices. 
  • 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 in electronic charting systems.
  • Oversaw and managed [Number] clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with a multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Organized and managed the care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including oncology related surgeries and invasive procedures.
  • Worked with physicians and administrators to educate patients on care issues such as discharge delays or equipment unavailability and postponed procedures. 
  • Acted efficiently in patient emergencies such as blue codes and rapid response situations. 
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 43-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to 7 patients when delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Worked with doctors to design specialized plans for patients after treatments.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle management. 
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Monitored and administered patient medications, tracking responses to note changing conditions.
  • Managed all elements of care, such as patient evaluations, care plan development, treatment and medication administration and patient education.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Evaluated vitals and presenting symptoms to understand and properly treat conditions.
  • Updated patient charts using Meditech, including adding new and existing medications, to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Evaluated nursing practices and processes and made changes.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians to deliver information to patients on test results, treatment option and recommended procedures.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician’s orders and treatment plan.
  • Partnered with attending physicians, nurses, techs and nursing assistants to create and coordinate plans of care, including imaging, labs, surgery, intensive care and medications.
  • Assessed and responded to risks and resolved issues to ensure a safe and productive workplace.
  • Checked in patients quickly with adequate information.
  • Coordinated patient care with hospital standards.
  • Reviewed and interpreted telemetry readings.
  • Educated patients about the use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs and glucose meters.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Informed patients on disease prevention techniques and interventions.
  • Informed patients and answered questions about health condition management and general health information.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on healthcare protocols and processes.
  • Medicated patients intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while maintaining personalized treatment plans.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes. 
  • Delivered patient care, education and telemetry monitoring and interpretation.
  • Detected patient reactions, deteriorations and improvements and accurately reported results in patient records. 
  • Precepted and onboarded new nurses onto the medical surgical unit, educating new hires on policies, procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Organized and administered immunizations to patients.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Communicated with patients regarding diagnoses, disease management and treatment plans.
  • Administered over 2 blood transfusions and intravenous infusions per day. 
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
Languages
Spanish :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Santa Fe College
  • Rasmussen College
  • Lecanto High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Travel Nurse Telemetry
  • RN

Degrees

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

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