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

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.


• triage of multiple patients in ER setting and implement level of priority

• exceptional assessment skills of all age groups

• proficient with IV and blood draw skills

• ability to problem solve and use critical thinking skills

• ability to assess and address patient’s individual needs

• knowledge of Cerner, Sorian and Meditech computerized charting

• conscientious of infection control and sterile procedures

• strong ability to educate and inform patients regarding their test or procedure

• collaborates and informs physician(s) of patients status and concerns

• mindful of safety practices as the patients 5 rights and the work place environment

• strong team player and accountable

• preceptor to new employees and students

Work History
08/2009 to Current
Emergency Room Registered Nurse (perdiem) Ascension Health Burnet, TX,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Updated patient charts using Meditech with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
05/1994 to Current
Registered Staff Nurse Kaiser Permanente Carson, CA,
  • UPMC CHAUTAUQUA 07/16 to present


• knowledge and patient care of shoulder Arthrograms, hip injections/ aspirations, interventional care of dialysis catheters and AV/ fistula shunts, angiograms;angioplasty/stent placement in lower extremities, nephrostomy tube insertions and exchanges, aspira catheters, aport studies , PICC lines, vertebroplasties/kyphoplasties

• administering medications for conscious sedation procedures and patient monitoring

• patient care management during CT guided and ultrasound guided biopsies, aspirations and drainages

• lead IR Nurse preceptor to cross train cardiology nurses and new employee


• knowledge of pre and post care for cardiac catheterizations, pacemaker insertions, pulse generator changes, linq insertions

~ RADIATION ONCOLOGY NURSE ( 10/19 to present)

• monitoring patients weight, vital signs

• teaching patients radiation therapy side effects and management

• use of Aria 11 and 15 computerized charting

• assisting doctor and obtaining insurance auths for follow up radiology test

• W.C.A. HOSPITAL 05/08 to 06/16


~RADIOLOGY/CT NURSE ; cross trained in PET/CT and MRI

• patient teaching of these modalities

• knowledge of MRI SAFETY

• knowledge and administration of different contrast for each test

• ability to manage adverse reaction to IV contrast

• assessment of kidney function lab work and any interfering medications

• W.C.A. HOSPITAL 05/04 to 05/08


• include all duties as described previously as a ER Nurse

• assisted multiple physicians with sterile tray set up, cast and splint application

• crutch training with patients

• assisted with MD bedside procedures as spinal taps, central line insertions, suprapubic catheter insertions

• administering medications for conscious sedation with patient monitoring

• preceptor to multiple new RN’s

• W.C.A. HOSPITAL 10/98 to 05/04


• relief charge night nurse for unit and LPN ‘s

• preceptor for new nurses

• cardiac monitoring/ interpretation

• reporting changes to physicians

• proficient with administering IV drips as cardizem, dopamine and heparin

• able to perform nursing procedures as IV restarts, foley catheters, insertion of NG tubes

• knowledge of management of patients with CHF

• ability to identify a medical crisis and seek help for intervention utilizing BLS and ACLS if needed

• W.C.A. Hospital 05/ 94 to 10/98


• relief charge nurse on 3 to 11 p shift

• Cared for patients with multiple conditions as, long term ventilated patients, severe COPD/ Asthma , severe decubitus ulcerated wounds, alcohol detox population, patients receiving venous and peritoneal dialysis, patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, cellulitis, altered mental status/confusion , infectious diseases and sepsis

• administered wide range of IV, P.O. subcutaneous and intramuscular medications

• IV certified

• administration of blood and blood products

• insertion of Foley catheters , NG tubes, nasal and trach suction, and performed wound care and dressing changes

09/1993 to 05/1994
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Performed Skin/wound care
  • Nurse charting and shift report
  • Monitoring and over seeing care provided by nurses aide
  • Notifying MD of condition changes and implementing new orders
Expected in
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing
Jamestown Community College - Jamestown, NY
  • Member, Russell Fire Department, 2016 to Current

~ Assistant Secretary for the fire department 2018 to current

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