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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Caring Home Health Nurse skillful in initiating plans of care, engaging patients in therapeutic activities and assessing patient needs. Dependable professional offering 2 years of experience rendering nursing services to homebound patients. First-rate communication, time management and recordkeeping abilities. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Patient Assessments
  • Home care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • EMR / EHR
  • Sanitation
  • Patient consultation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Chronic disease management
Work History
Director of Nursing, 09/2020 to Current
State Of North DakotaCooperstown, ND,
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Planned and assigned workload to 7 person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Evaluated work performance of 7 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both patients and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Motivated and supervised nursing staff in delivering quality patient care.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
Home Health RN Case Manager, 05/2018 to 08/2020
Good Samaritan SocietyJasonville, IN,
  • Advised and coached patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Director of Nursing.
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
Weekend RN Supervisor, 05/2018 to 10/2018
Cadia HealthcareWinchester, VA,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on SNF, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LVNs,and CNA's.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
LVN Staff Nurse, 02/2014 to 05/2018
Aurora Santa Rosa HospitalSanta Rosa, CA,
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/2018
Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
Licensed Vocational Nurse: Nursing, Expected in 08/2002
Schreiner University - Kerrville, TX
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Galen College of Nursing
  • Schreiner University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Nursing
  • Home Health RN Case Manager
  • Weekend RN Supervisor
  • LVN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

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