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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Passionate Flight Nurse executing skills in critical care and medication administration. Used to handling extremely urgent situations with exceptional grace and compassion. Possess issue resolution and critical thinking skills. Evaluate each patient to prioritize the care needed for safe transport to the appropriate healthcare facility. Closely monitor emergency conditions and illnesses for patients being transported by air to trauma units. Committed to utilizing learned nursing skills to maximize successful outcomes. Perform various procedures, including endotracheal intubation and chest tube insertion. Provided exceptional nursing care from initial contact until patient arrived at the receiving hospital.

Skills
  • Patient care coordination
  • Medication administration
  • Trauma experience
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Acute care expertise
Work History
07/2018 to Current
Flight Nurse Coxhealth Willard, MO,
  • Provide a higher level of emergency health care for patients with life- or limb-threatening injuries or illnesses.

• Provides pre-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation
• Provides advanced life support care and documentation on ambulance transports from sending facilities
• Knowledgeable in the use and routine management of all equipment and supplies
• Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, crewmembers, medical personnel, patient, bystanders and equipment prior to liftoff.

• Completes and submits flight records
• Completes Narcotic count and documents per policy
• Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences
• Participates in continuing education programs
• Acts as a preceptor and/or participates in orientation of new employees

03/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Valley Presbyterian Hospital Van Nuys, CA,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • 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.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
03/2011 to 01/2014
Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit Providence Health & Services Olympia, WA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • 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.
  • Updated patient charts using MediTech Software with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • 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.
Education
Expected in 12/2016
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN
GPA:
Expected in 12/2010
Associate of Science: Nursing
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Terre Haute, iN,
GPA:
Affiliations
  • Member, Emergency Nurse Association, 2019 to Current
Certifications

BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, PHTLS, TNCC

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School Attended
  • Indiana State University
  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
Job Titles Held:
  • Flight Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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