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

Empathetic Hospice Nurse promoting over 6 years of expertise in healthcare industry. Knowledgeable in at-home and inpatient settings. Successful background providing compassionate, quality palliative care.

Skills
  • Hospice Care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Collecting vitals
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient consultation
  • Case Management
  • Home care
  • Disease Management
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medical Records Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
Education
Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI Expected in 06/2009 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
City College - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale, FL Expected in 01/2005 Associate of Arts : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
Work History
Lowell General Hospital - Hospice Admissions Nurse
Burlington, MA, 10/2014 - Current
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Established hospice care services for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to [Number] patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of [Type] patients in challenging [Type] environment.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Directed nursing activities for [Number] departments at [Number]-bed hospital with [Number]+ employees, providing guidance to nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identified [Type] and [Type] conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
Ascension (System Office) - Registered Nurse
Raymore, MO, 01/2012 - 10/2014
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
Ascension (System Office) - Registered Nurse
Ringgold, GA, 11/2009 - 06/2011
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • 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.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.

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School Attended

  • Madison Area Technical College
  • City College - Fort Lauderdale

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice Admissions Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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