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

Driven nursing professional with over 7 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in inpatient and outpatient environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate and collaborate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Passionate about delivering compassionate, quality, evidence-based patient care with respect to individual patient needs. I am seeking a new opportunity that allows me to experience the field of nursing from different perspectives and expand my nursing knowledge and skills.

Skills
  • Be productive, flexible and reliable member of multidisciplinary collaborative healthcare teams
  • Motivate others through consistent knowledgeable practice and commitment to colleagues and patients
  • Committed to maintaining and enhancing personal development and life-long learning
  • Strive to optimize every situation and opportunity
  • Strong clinical judgment and strategic thinking
Education
Capella University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 05/2021 Master of Science : Nursing Administration - GPA :
Purdue University Calumet Hammond, IN Expected in 12/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Elgin Community College Elgin, IL Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :

Graduated with High Honors

Certifications
  • IL Nursing License- # 041.422294 expires May 2022
  • AZ Nursing License Pending
  • BLS- Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • NIHSS- National Institute of Health Stroke Scale
Work History
Arkansas Urology - Experienced Float Nurse
Benton, AR, 04/2019 - Current
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge on all inpatient units, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 5-7 patients daily.
Adventist Health System - Perioperative Nurse
Wauchula, FL, 06/2016 - 03/2019
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Oversaw and assisted clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies
  • Easily worked in all areas of surgery center including, PAT, pre-op, PACU, post-op, procedure room, quality improvement, and safety/infection control
  • Highly flexible with constantly changing hours and department needs
Advocate Sherman Hospital - Renal/Oncology Nurse
City, STATE, 07/2014 - 06/2016
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Completed chemotherapy administration as dictated by physician's instructions on each patient's chart
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
Advocate Sherman Hospital - Patient Care Technician
City, STATE, 05/2013 - 07/2014
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support
Accomplishments
  • Lead a busy high acuity inpatient unit to over 200 days without a fall as the Unit Falls Champion.
  • Good Catch Award for being a patient advocate and clearly communicating concerns to the care team to have correct specialties added to the patients care team and proper diagnostic procedures ordered.
  • Successfully Implemented process changes after leading Root Cause Analysis projects.

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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • Purdue University Calumet
  • Elgin Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Experienced Float Nurse
  • Perioperative Nurse
  • Renal/Oncology Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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