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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Observant Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse with 28 years of experience. Experience in providing bedside care and monitoring patient condition. Certified in BLS and ACLS. Resourceful RN possessing excellent work ethic, compassion and commendable interpersonal skills. Self-motivated individual with expertise in monitoring post procedure patients including surgical and cath lab patients.

Skills
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Caring for Inpatient HOSPICE Patients
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Setting Up Referrals
Work History
Home Health Registered Nurse, 12/2020 - Current
Res-Care, Inc. Flint, MI,
  • Travel to patients' homes on a daily basis to assess health conditions and provide superior level of nursing care.
  • Provide complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Deliver oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Advise and coach patients progressing from hospitals, rehab facilities and other medical organizations to at-home treatment settings.
  • Assess patients' health conditions and ask appropriate questions to better understand current feelings.
  • Inform physicians of any changes to patients' health or concerns observed during home visits.
  • Educate patients on use and benefits of equipment such as home blood pressure cuffs, glucose meters and other DME's.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Respond to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Take samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Determine and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical/Telemetry, 09/2004 - 12/2020
Veterans Health Administration Cedar Park, TX,
  • Delivering outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managing care from treatment initiation through to completion which includes inpatient Hospice patients.
  • Educating patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administering medications and treatments-including wound care-to patients and monitoring responses while working with other healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Explaining course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitoring patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Facilitating therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Accurately documenting all elements of nursing assessment, including treatments, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Using Epic to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical/Telemetry, 01/2000 - 08/2004
Veterans Health Administration Chico, CA,

(Performed same duties as at St. Tammany Health System).

Public Health Nurse 3, 01/1994 - 08/2000
St. John Parish Health Unit City, STATE,
  • Performed direct patient care in clinics which included: immunizations (both children/adults), child health assessments, prenatal care, family planning, WIC, and provided nutritional education. I was also trained to be the STD Nurse Clinician of the health unit and worked my own clinic on Friday's where I performed assessments, relevant tests and administered medications for specific STD's.
  • Conducted needs assessments to determine which materials and services were warranted for each individual case.
  • Delivered key information to callers regarding test results and type of health conditions and identified appropriate resources within community.
  • Educated community members about environmentally-related health issues.
  • Prevented illness by educating public on healthy practices to stop disease.
  • Reviewed patient records for unusual issues, cluster infections, and known pathogens so that outbreaks could be remedied quickly.
  • Met with members of public and local leaders at various community events and discussed ways to reduce illness, food contamination and obesity.
  • Visited homes, assessing patient and family needs.
Education
Master of Science: Nursing, Expected in 01/1999
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University Of Phoenix - Kenner, LA,
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1991
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Southeastern Louisiana University - Hammond, LA
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School Attended

  • University Of Phoenix
  • Southeastern Louisiana University

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical/Telemetry
  • Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical/Telemetry
  • Public Health Nurse 3

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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