Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Highly trained Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both primary care and the oversight of health services of academic institutions. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient/student care. Licensed in New York with expertise in pediatrics. Successful in building strong relationships with staff, colleagues, and community healthcare partners.

  • Clinic Administration
  • Staff development
  • Personnel management
  • Facility oversight
  • Health and wellness expert
  • Skilled manager
District Medical Director, 07/2007 to Current
Children's Hospital & Research CenterOakland, CA,
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, clerical, service, and other personnel.
  • Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by a ending meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning and cash and risk management and to improve service utilization.
  • Plan, implement and administer programs and services in the health services department, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of medical, nursing and health office staff.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
  • Maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options.
  • Monitor the use of health office resources, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
  • Maintain computerized medical record management systems to store and process data such as immunization records and medical and surgical histories, and to produce reports.
  • Prepare activity reports to inform management of the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.
  • Assess facilities and current practice and recommend building or equipment modifications to ensure emergency readiness and compliance to access, safety, and sanitation regulations.
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Consult with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, respond to community needs, enhance public relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 11/1998 to 07/2007
Medcare Pediatric Group, LpMissouri City, TX,
  • Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Order, perform, or interpret the results of diagnostic tests such as complete blood counts (CBCs), electrocardiograms (EKGs), and radiographs (x-rays).
  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies based on patients' characteristics such as age and gender.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries.
  • Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and herbal remedies.
  • Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
  • Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions, with special a ention to vulnerable populations such as infants, children, pregnant and lactating women, and older adults.
  • Diagnose or treat chronic health care problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses.
  • Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability.
  • Perform routine or annual physical examinations.
  • Treat or refer patients for primary care conditions such as headaches, hypertension, urinary tract infections, upper respiratory infections, and dermatological conditions.
  • Diagnose or treat complex, unstable, comorbid, episodic, or emergency conditions in collaboration with other health care providers as necessary.
  • Consult with or refer patients to appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
  • Recommend diagnostic or therapeutic interventions with a ention to safety, cost, invasiveness, simplicity, acceptability, adherence, and efficacy.
  • Schedule follow-up visits to monitor patients or evaluate health or illness care.
  • Supervise or coordinate patient care or support staff activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for nurse practitioner practice including reimbursement of services.
  • Perform primary care procedures such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking cultures, and debriding wounds.
Pediatric Registered Nurse, 05/1991 to 11/1998
Strong Memorial HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, or other anesthetics.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Perform physical examinations, make tentative diagnoses, and treat patients per medical orders.
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.
  • Conduct specified laboratory tests.
  • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.
  • Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
  • Perform administrative or managerial functions, such as taking responsibility for a unit's staff, budget, planning, or long-range goals.
  • Provide or arrange for training or instruction of auxiliary personnel or students.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Pediatric Nursing, Expected in 1998
University of Rochester School of Nursing - Rochester, NY,
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1991
SUNY Brockport - Brockport, NY,
Doctor of Nursing Practice : Nursing Practice, Expected in 05/2021
University of Rochester School of Nursing - Rochester, NY,

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School Attended

  • University of Rochester School of Nursing
  • SUNY Brockport
  • University of Rochester School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • District Medical Director
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Registered Nurse


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

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