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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

A Registered Nurse with 7 years as an RN and a year as an LPN, that has taken care of patients from an acute in the ER, getting well as a Med/Surg nurse and then chronic in long term care. I have experience in supervising role for long term care as night shift supervisor to then Assistant Director of Nursing, and as a relief charge nurse on night shift at a busy ER. I have experience taking care of all ages and all walks of life. I will work hard, a fast learner, and do as directed.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Triaging
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Care
  • Emergency Care
  • Sterile Procedures and Techniques
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Safety
  • Medication Management
  • Emotional Support
  • Nursing Staff Management
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Procedure preparations
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Physical assessments
  • Collecting vitals
  • Vaccine administration
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Venipuncture
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Disease Management
  • Critical Care
  • Health Education
  • Teaching
  • Women's health exams
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Staff supervision
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Removing sutures
  • Performing EKGs
  • Chronic disease management
Work History
Emergency Room RN and Relief Charge, -
Bridgesmn Lakeville, MN,
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Assistant Director of Nursing, -
Baptist Memorial Health Care Newport, AR,
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Assisted with caring for specific patients by utilizing excellent clinical skills and judgment.
  • Kept facility in compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and other applicable guidelines.
  • Trained, evaluated and coached clinical staff to improve performance.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on healthcare protocols and processes.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Conducted patient assessments and developed treatment plans.
Emergency Room RN, -
Prestige Healthcare Okemos, MI,
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
Registered Nurse, -
Hampton Oaks City, STATE,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2012
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Galen College of Nurseing - Louisville, KY,
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Galen College of Nurseing

Job Titles Held:

  • Emergency Room RN and Relief Charge
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Emergency Room RN
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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