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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

I am a hardworking endoscopy nurse at medical city of Arlington with over 10 years of experience in the field. I've worked in units such as OR holding, Rehab, Med-Surg Neuro/Ortho . Perform well under pressure, quickly adapt unexpected circumstances. Recently I have had the opportunity to prove to myself that I am an effectively leader when needed by my unit. My strengths are that I am very thorough, vigilant and excel in a team environment. I am committed to delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Lastly , I am working towards becoming CGRN certified and an active member of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates.

Skills
  • Intravenous access
  • Precepting
  • Peg tube placement
  • Doffhoff placement
  • Educating patient
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Resourceful
  • Speaks fluent In English, and Tagalog
  • Speaks some words/ short sentences in chinese, vietamese and spanish
Work History
02/2011 to Current
Endoscopy Medical City Of Arlington City, STATE,
  • Assisted physicians during diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.
  • Experienced in procedures such as EGD, colonoscopy, EUS, HALO, ERCP, Bravo and Pill cam capsule placement, PEG tube placement and Bronchoscopy , Tattooing and botox injection ; Moderate conscious sedation in some cases.
  • Knowledgeable in operating appropriate equipments and materials such as hot / cold snares, biopsy forceps, cytology brushes, esophageal, colonic , pancreatic and biliary stents, balloon dilation including achalasia balloon, band ligator for varices, endo clips and OTSC, APC machine,etc.
  • Demonstrated proficiency dealing with emergency situations such as patient with actively bleeding from upper/ lower GI tract, food bolus and foreign body removal.
  • Attended several In-Service education for Spyglass , metal and plastic stents, motility, bravo, pillcam and etc.
  • Precepted new gastrointestinal Nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Displayed professionalism by being compliant to organization and department policies and procedures.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharged.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals.
  • Reviewed and documented patient medical history to accurately reflect nursing assessment, changes in clinical state and other pertinent patient information to support multidisciplinary team to deliver great care.
  • Prepared rooms according to specific endoscopic procedures.
  • Educated patients on procedures and facility processes.
  • Administered medication to patients according to facility protocols.
  • Pulled supplies for specific patient needs and treatments.
  • Performed patient assessment, VS monitoring, IV insertion and other routine procedures and documented in electronic medical record to support interdisciplinary care.
  • Studied contraindications, lab results, allergies and potential interactions before administering patient medication and treatments according to physician orders.
  • Recovered patient from anesthesia to perform discharge teaching.
  • Relief charge nurse.
06/2008 to 02/2011
OR Holding Medical City Of Arlington City, STATE,
  • Prepared patient for procedures by acquiring IV access, clipping hair, applying TED hose and SCD, bath with Hibiclens.
  • Facilitated procedure Time Out for nerve block with anesthesiologist and anesthesia tech.
  • Instructed the patient about the perioperative process.
  • Administered medications and blood transfusions ordered by the physician and monitored.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
06/2004 to 06/2008
Rehab Medical City Of Arlington City, STATE,
  • Knowledgeable in placement and care of NGT, dobhoff tube, foley catheters and CPM machine.
  • Provided Primary care for up to eight patients and administering proper medications and observing vital signs and symptoms.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Partnered with physical , speech and occupational therapist to promote independence in patients.
  • Responsible for stroke, paraplegic, quadriplegic , hemiparetic, Guillian-Barre, and MS patients; post-op hip and knee replacement, rotator cuff and lower back patients.
  • Communicated back to nurses and therapists regarding patient performance and condition.
  • Relief Charge nurse.
02/1999 to 06/2004
Medical-Surgical/ Neuro-ortho Citizen Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake
  • Prepared patient for procedure and gave post-op care.
  • Relief Charge nurse.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions, including positioning and hot and cold compressed interventions.
  • Educated patients and families on illnesses, medications and treatment plans.
  • Assessed patient status during pre and post procedures to communicate abnormalities to physician.
  • Provided high level of individualized care to adult patients across multiple medical specialties.
  • Managed caseload of eight-nine patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and skill day workshops.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Cared for patients in 35-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
1996 to 02/1999
Home Care Manitoba Health Care City, STATE,
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
1993 to 1996
Family Support Family Center Of Winnipeg City, STATE,
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Cared with children with special needs
  • Provided emotional support for clients and families.
Education
Expected in 03/1990 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Practice
Mary Chiles College of Nursing - Manila, Philippines ,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Texas Registered Nurse license -Compact license with multiple privilege 1999
  • Certified as a Registered Nurse in New York Board of Nursing 1997
  • Certified as a Registered Nurse in the Philippines 1991
  • American Heart Associations - ACLS- updated
  • American Heart Associations- BLS-updated

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School Attended

  • Mary Chiles College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Endoscopy
  • OR Holding
  • Rehab
  • Medical-Surgical/ Neuro-ortho
  • Home Care
  • Family Support

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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