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Jessica Claire
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Multi-State Licensed Registered Nurse

Goal-driven healthcare professional well-versed in recruiting, training and managing employees to provide exceptional services. Highly organized and hardworking with excellent planning and program management skills. Multi-state License. Ambitious, career-focused jobseeker, anxious to seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Employee Recruitment and Hiring
  • Employee Work Scheduling
  • Interdepartmental Functions Coordination
  • Employee Supervision
  • Critical Thinking
  • Process Implementation
  • Operational Records Maintenance
  • Operating Plans Development
  • Employee Training Program
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Risk Management
  • Information Systems Development
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Time Management
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • Instructional Material Development
  • Administrative Staff Supervision
  • Codes Compliance
  • Risk Analysis
  • Compliance Advisory
  • Diagnostic Services Monitoring
  • Problem Resolution
  • Emergency Readiness
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Utilization Management
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Organizational Goal Development
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Nursing Operations Management
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Clinical Staff Management
  • Health Information Systems
  • Human Resources Management
  • Medical Programs Implementation
  • Resource Allocation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Facility Inspections
  • Accreditation Coordination
  • Profitability Strategies
  • Facility Oversight
  • Experienced PLADS User
  • Previous IRAS Reporter
  • Experienced Zen EMR Super User
  • Experienced Sunwave EMR Super User
  • Experienced Kipu EMR Super User
  • Facility DCF Representative
  • 100% Pass Rate with DOH
Work History
Director of Nursing, 04/2021 to Current
Community Health System Palmer, MA,
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Recruited and developed over 10 quality individuals to develop accountable top quality staff.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Evaluated work performance of 10 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Maintained department budgets and record expenses.
  • Participated in weekly management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Planned and assigned workload to nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Managed application processes for facility certifications with education programs.
  • Reviewed and evaluated test results to suggest care and treatment options.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 36-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 40 employees across more than 5 departments.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Collaborated with national and international organizations to leverage industry connections.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Organized and facilitated 1 department head meeting weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Defined testing protocols, quality assurance initiatives and clinic policies and procedures.
  • Spearheaded and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Developed policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
Director of Nursing, 12/2018 to 06/2021
Community Health System Portage, IN,
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Recruited and developed over 30 quality individuals to develop accountable top quality staff.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Performed rounds to observe care.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Evaluated work performance of 15 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Evaluated work performance of 15 nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Maintained department budgets and record expenses.
  • Participated in weekly management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Planned and assigned workload to 15-person nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Managed application processes for facility certifications with DCF, CARF, AHCA.
  • Reviewed and evaluated test results to suggest care and treatment options.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 60-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 30 employees across more than 3 departments.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Defined testing protocols, quality assurance initiatives and clinic policies and procedures.
  • Spearheaded and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Developed policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Implemented best practice standards for billing resulting in substantial reduction of accounts receivable delays.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
Registered Nurse, 09/2007 to 03/2019
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies Raleigh, NC,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management when applicable, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2013
to
Gulf Coast State College - Panama City, FL
GPA:
Practical Nurse: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 01/2010
to
Tom P Haney Technical Center - Panama City, FL
GPA:
Multi-State Registered Nurse License

CLEAR/ACTIVE RN9362198 Exp. 4/30/2023

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School Attended
  • Gulf Coast State College
  • Tom P Haney Technical Center
Job Titles Held:
  • Director of Nursing
  • Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Practical Nurse

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