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

Dedicated and innovative Registered Nurse with 5 years experience in multiple settings across the care continnium. Offering excellent clinical knowledge gained from working within diverse populations and fields of care. Hardworking, team oriented, reliable leader with strong ability to apply skills where needed, utilize and recognize all team efforts, and educate others. Motivated enough to have developed own committees and takes it upon self to keep growing as a professional to acheive the best outcomes. Highly orgnized, proactive and efficient professional who is open to new oppurtunities and growth. Enjoys learning new skills and has the skills to communicate effectively and efficiently across disciplines.

Skills
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Leadership
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Coordinating Care and Care Planning
  • Computer System Knowledge
  • Documentation Expertise
  • Wound Care Knowledge
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Knowledge
Experience
Home Health Field Nurse, 06/2019 to Current
Banner HealthGlendale, AZ,
  • Provide skilled direct nursing care to complex pediatric patients in their home.
  • Deliver quality care and comfort to patient with gastrointestinal tube, seizure disorder, chromosomal deletion, food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, gastroperesis, multiple allergies, apraxia, and other speech and physical delays.
  • Coordinate with healthcare teams to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Implement speech, occupational, and physical therapies in the home per plan of care.
  • Conduct patient assessments and monitored behaviors to provide physicians with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Treat patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Advocate for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Respond to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Maintain adequate supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Maintain safety precautions related to patient treatment plan and ensure adequate infection prevention.
  • Maintain strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Coordinate with in office managers and supervisors to ensure adequate communication a cross disciplines.
  • Educate family and included then in their care of their child to ensure continued safe, and adequate care.
  • Help patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
Registered Nurse, PCU, 04/2018 to 06/2019
Department Of Veterans AffairsCoatesville, PA,
  • Provided care for up to 5 patients per shift in busy cardiothoracic progressive care unit.
  • Managed overflow of step down ICU patients and delivered adequate, efficient care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Coordianted care with care coordinators, medical assistants, pharmacists, social workers, palliative care, hospice and other ancillary staff to ensure implementation of plan of care.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures such as open heart surgery, cardiac ablations, cardioversions, valve replacement provedures, cariad catheterizations, and other surgeries.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with extensive medical histories including hypertension, arterial and venous disease, embolis, myocardial infarctions, heart failure.
  • Coordinated care for patients receiving anticoagulant therapy and other cardiac IV infusions.
  • Conducted patient assessments, performed vital signs, EKGs, and monitor arrythmias to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Provided admission assessments and dishcarge teaching for cardiac patients.
  • Collaborated with doctors and family to coordinate post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Provided resources and education on smoking cessation.
  • Provided education to patient and family on various types of medications, wound care, and when to seek care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on specific diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Advocated for all patients and family throughout their hospital stay.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and online education courses.
Registered Nurse Ambulatory Care, 04/2016 to 04/2018
Mission Health System, IncAsheville, NC,
  • Worked with leadership as a charge nurse to provide quality outpatient care to diverse urban population in West Philadelphia.
  • Cared for well and sick pediatric patients daily from age newborn to late teens.
  • Worked closely with about 50 providers, many registered nurses, medical assistants, and patient service representatives to ensure adequate flow for over 300 patients a day.
  • Coordinated care with other interdisciplinary staff such as, social workers, care coordinators, mental health resources on site, phlebotomy, x-ray technicians, finanical advisors, asthma and domestic violence representatives and labratories.
  • Triaged patients as walk-ins and over the telephone on daily basis to ensure appropriate, efficient, safe care was being provided.
  • Ensured adequate efficient diagnostic testing for various different labratories per patient.
  • Performed various tasks and lab tests such as urine cathetrizations, urinalysis, stool collections, skin and throat swabs.
  • Advocated and provided comfort to low income families in need of care.
  • Educated patients and families on various illnesses, healthy habits, and medications.
  • Provided written resources for families to take home for various topics such as, asthma diagnoses, obesity, eczema, rashes, colds, and more.
  • Provided newborn teaching and breastfeeding support to new mothers and fathers.
  • Checked bilirubin levels of newborns and promptly reported abnormal levels.
  • Provided confidential care, comfort and support to teenagers while testing for STDs and performing pregnancy tests.
  • Administered various immunizations based on CDC recommendations for the age of the child.
  • Administered and dispensed various oral, SQ, and IM medications. while following companies safety regulations.
  • Developed and lead an orientation committee with other professionals of the company and followed up adequatley with new orientees through written and oral check ins.
  • Provided training, supervision, and developed an orientation/resource binder for new nurses to access and refer to for educational purposes.
  • Provided support, checklists, and written goals to other preceptors and regularly met with preceptor and orientee to ensure adequate training.
  • Member of quality improvement committee and delivered presentation on new orientation practices being implemented.
  • Member of Orientation Committee
  • Lead nurse of Complex Care patients and worked closely with families and care coordinators to develop a care plan, implement care, and educate.
  • Helped run refugee clinic for patients from other countries and worked closely with interpreters, utilizing interpreter phone at times.
Trauma Registered Nurse, 08/2015 to 04/2016
Penn Presbyterian Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Provided care as a bedside nurse within the city's #1 Trauma Unit.
  • Worked closely with physicians and other interdisciplinary staff to ensure professional and evidenced based practice care to patients and families.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects to help develop and plan of care.
  • Efficiently maintained one to two patients each shift on a mechanical ventilator and monitored sedation effects.
  • Administered and monitored multiple intravenous medication drips at a time and monitored patient reactions.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Implemented wound care plans and maintained proper infection prevention techniques.
  • Worked closely with patient on different isolations- contact, droplet, airborne, and more.
  • Receieved and maintained ACLS training to provided optimum care during emergencies and codes.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge such as trauma nurse course, dysrythmia course, neuro trauma course, and wound care course.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Advocated for patient and family throughout their stay and helped connect them to appropriate resources within the hospital such as chaplain, palliative care, hospice, social work, care coordination, and more.
  • Provided comfort to families and patients through stressful situations and lengthy hospital stays.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2015
Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
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  • Home Health Field Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, PCU
  • Registered Nurse Ambulatory Care
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