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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 16 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Documenting vitals
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Family and patient support
  • Patient Management
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Community advocate
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Sick visit procedures
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Diabetes management
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Patient care planning
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Home visits
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Infectious disease control
  • Taking vitals
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Disease management programs
  • Mobility Assistance!
  • Patient discharging
  • Patient Care
  • Seizure management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Medical assessment
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Follow-up calls
Experience
Home Health Registered Nurse, 08/2018 to Current
Amedisys Inc.Ronceverte, WV,
  • Notified physicians of all changes in patients' conditions.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Asked open-ended questions and delivered high level of attention to reliably assess patients' conditions.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
Triage Nurse, 06/2016 to 08/2018
Humana Inc.Ridgeland, MS,
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to determine scope of medical complaints.
  • Rendered telephone advice according to established guidelines and protocols.
  • Maintained confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Communicated triage information to primary care team to discuss disposition.
  • Collected data to represent symptoms, including onset, presenting problem and medical diagnoses.
  • Analyzed discussed symptoms with established protocols to determine patient acuity.
  • Educated patients relative to health care urgency and community resources available to meet needs.
  • Documented services discussed and provided details in electronic medical records.
  • Reviewed medical chart and requested appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
Registered Nurse, 02/2005 to 06/2016
Methodist Hospital For SurgeryRoyersford, PA,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1998
Piscataquis Community Secondary School - Guilford, ME
GPA:
CNA: Healthcare, Expected in 06/1998
Tri County Technical Center - Dexter, ME,
GPA:
: Nursing, Expected in
PiscataquisEmmcClaireHusson College - Bangor, ME,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing , Expected in 03/2004
University of Maine - Orono, ME
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School Attended

  • Piscataquis Community Secondary School
  • Tri County Technical Center
  • PiscataquisEmmcClaireHusson College
  • University of Maine

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Triage Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • CNA
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

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