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

Disabled Registered nurse, looking to remain vital and active. Extensive knowledge base.

Skills
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Case review
  • Utilization management
  • Nursing assignments
  • Staff leadership
  • Quality controls
  • Electronic charting skills
  • Accreditation support
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Facility oversight
  • Employee retention strategies
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Health information systems
  • Records maintenance
  • Healthcare delivery
  • Patient safety
  • Patient relations
  • Hospital coordination
  • Staff supervision
  • Personnel management
Education and Training
PSU Uniontown, PA Expected in 01/1986 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA Expected in 06/1988 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Ambulnz - Former Nurse Director Psychiatry Services
Tacoma, WA, 03/2008 - 04/2011
  • Kept close eye on department operations to maintain effective coverage of all needs.
  • Helped floor nurses make care decisions by applying exceptional clinical judgment and knowledge of facility policies.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Received and researched complaints from families, patients and clinical staff in order to resolve concerns to full satisfaction.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Managed performance of nursing staff of [Number] by reviewing task completion, prioritization and reports.
  • Evaluated patients' needs and preferences to create and update treatment plans.
  • Improved patient outcomes through peer groups and client education.
  • Coordinated employee schedules and job assignments.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Provided case management, milieu management and emergency intervention.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for [Type] unit, delivering leadership, assistance and management for staff of [Number].
  • Oversaw clinic administration, including financial management, recruitment and human resources.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Optimized case and clinical management and recommended plans to improve safety and health programs.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Formulated and implemented testing and interpretation practices and procedures to maintain standards of care and quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Oversaw [Type] program and developed and initiated policies and procedures to standardize delivery of care.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Led and motivated [Number] employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Headed clinical oversight to devise and establish policies, procedures and best practices in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive [Type] changes.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
Beacon Health System - Former ADON
Bremen, IN, 02/2005 - 03/2008
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Oversaw new nursing employee orientation process, including explanation of personnel policies and individual duties.
  • Budgeted, managed and scheduled staff of [Number] nurses, fostering environment supportive of both [Type] and patients.
  • Coordinated medical and health services in compliance with government regulations and policies set by board of trustees.
  • Restructured patient satisfaction surveys to cover every step of patient journey to understand what matters most to every patient.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Reviewed incident reports [Timeframe] for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting any discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Optimized case and clinical management and recommended plans to improve safety and health programs.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Developed policies to align procedures with nursing home strategic initiatives and complied with statutory, regulatory, state and federal guidelines.
  • Trained and qualified staff per board requirements as well as national, state and local regulations.
  • Supervised administrative staff of [Number] [Job title]s, delivering consistent coaching and mentoring to improve job efficiency.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Headed clinical oversight to devise and establish policies, procedures and best practices in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than [Number] individuals.
  • Recruited well-qualified candidates to fill vacancies and offer residents unparalleled care.
  • Collaborated with Quality Team to develop outcomes statistics.
  • Led and motivated [Number] employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Formulated and implemented testing and interpretation practices and procedures to maintain standards of care and quality assurance benchmarks.
AGHC - Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 02/2002 - 03/2008
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
Uniontown Hospital - Registered Nurse, ICU
City, STATE, 06/1988 - 04/2005
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for staff of [Number] in [Numbed]-bed facility, providing personnel with guidance and patients with high-quality care.
  • Supervised [Number]-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to [Number]-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.

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School Attended

  • PSU
  • Duquesne University

Job Titles Held:

  • Former Nurse Director Psychiatry Services
  • Former ADON
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, ICU

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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