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

I would like to secure an emergency nurse position where I can take on a challenging job using my 4 years of exceptional ER experience to provide the best health care service for patients for the betterment of UnityPoint Health-Trinity.

Professional Experience
05/2009 to Current
Emergency/Trauma RN Inova Health System City, STATE,
  • Assisted in the efficient operation of a 43 bed emergency department of a level 1 trauma center that averaged over 230 patients per day.
  • Performed as primary RN for various patient assignments, and after appropriate triage, completed in depth multi-system assessments and provided excellent care to critical patients and their families.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery by identifying patients conditions and addressed nursing care.
  • Master preceptor for nursing students, new grads and new employees.
  • Acted as team leader where I was accountable for team performance and assignments of both incoming triage and EMS patients while maintaining flow in department's admissions and discharges.
  • Acted as communications RN operating in an office independently taking calls from other hospitals looking to transfer patients to our emergency room for higher level of care. Communicated with on call physicians about individualized patient cases and appropriate placement in the hospital. Acted as liaison for the trauma team and notified appropriate personnel when potential incoming trauma cases were identified in the community. Notified a hospital wide response team when code trauma, stroke or STEMI were identified in the community. Took radio calls for all incoming ground and air ems along with police personnel.
  • Intermittent Stroke Response Nurse for any patient who was identified in the 831-bed hospital or out in the community needing evaluation and treatment for a stroke emergency. Collaborated with other hospitals to provide time sensitive care prior to transport to our stroke certified hospital. Communicated with neurologists, neuro-radiologists and neurosurgeons after performing NIHSS assessment and discussed possible interventions and risks and benefits of each procedure with patient and family members. After obtaining consent and deciding with the ER MD if pt met tPA criteria I retreived, mixed, and infused tPA to patients and closely monitored them 1 on 1 until receiving an NSICU bed for patient. Performed education on all patients in hospital identified as stroke risk. Proficient with using telecommunications (johnny-5) at night for on call neurologist.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement.
05/2008 to 05/2009
Acute Medical Neurology Nurse Trinity Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Cared for patients with various acute neurological disorders such as ischemic and hemorrhagic CVA, head and spinal trauma, brain tumor, undetermined cognitive changes, post neuro-surgical patients as well as general medical/surgical patients.
  • Utilized continuous audiovisual/EEG monitoring in assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with epilepsy
  • Collaborated with a multidisciplinary care team to promote holistic care.

Current RN License - State of Virginia, BLS, ACLS, TNCC

Education and Training
Expected in 2008
: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bradley University - Peoria, IL
Expected in
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Emergency RN fellowship

  • Six month new ED RN fellowship
Expected in
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Trauma RN Fellowship

  • One month trauma fellowship of clinical practice spending time doing flight nursing, riding with EMS personnel and 1-1 training with trauma physicians along with classes

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