Hospice Nurse Resume Example

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

Well-rounded and personable Hospice Nurse determined to give patients superior level of care while ensuring dignity. Proudly offering more than 5 4 years' expertise in nursing field. A calm Hospice Nurse able to remain polished and gentle even under extreme stress. Capable of delivering exceptional care and pain management. MD Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 3 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in long and short care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in hospice while driving innovation. Organized and dedicated Administrative Assistant as well, with proven track record of providing exceptional customer service in fast-paced environments. Offering keen attention to detail and strong decision making skills to manage multiple, concurrent tasks. Self-motivated work ethic with ability to perform effectively in independent or team environments.

  • Collecting vitals
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Physician communications
  • Patient consultation
  • Well visit procedures
  • Case management
  • Sanitation
  • Data entry
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Preventative health
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Employee timesheet processing
  • Spreadsheet management
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Meeting arrangements
  • Office administration
  • Program files maintenance
  • Customer and client relations
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Mail distribution
  • Office management
  • Hippa Knowable
Work History
Hospice Nurse, 05/2014 to 10/2019
Novant HealthSouthport, NC,
  • Taught family members and caregivers various ways to manage patients' pain, how to check for vital signs and proper methods for dressing changes.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plan for each hospice patient while following physician instructions.
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Provided high level of quality, compassionate care to patients and caregivers during each nursing shift.
  • Established hospice care services for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to ensure that emotional and mental, as well as physical needs were met.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
Certified Nursing Assistant/ GNA Trainer, 12/2013 to 03/2014
BelforChattanooga, TN,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
Program Coordinator, 01/2008 to 08/2013
Active DaySenior Care Inc.City, STATE,
  • Provided ongoing direction and leadership for program operations.
  • Devised, implemented and monitored program plans and schedules.
  • Maintained regular communication between departments via email and phone calls to coordinate program logistics.
  • Assisted with community resources, including healthcare, mental health, appointment scheduling, insurance, and food program
  • Gathered and organized all printed materials required for program participation.
  • Developed and administered budgets, managed payroll and oversaw AP and AR activities to support financial control standards.
  • Interviewed and recommended team members for hire.
  • Oversaw administrative functions including appointment scheduling, payroll and financial reimbursement of expenditures.
  • Assessed current trends to assist with decision making.
  • Established goals and created action plans to achieve goals.
  • Monitored employee work and developed improvement plans.
  • Supervised 9 of professional and administrative personnel.
Assistant Director/Senior Staff Teacher, 10/2003 to 03/2008
Brighter BeginningsCity, STATE,
  • Led team of 12 child care professionals in special projects and daily operations. Providing training and orientation for new staff,
  • Assisted Director in welcoming new parents and children
  • Partnered with educators to instruct and mentor students with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Observed tight deadlines and strict budgetary controls For each classroom
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Aberdeen High School - Aberdeen, MD
Associate of Applied Science: Secondary Education, Expected in 04/2003
Harford Community College - Bel Air, MD
: Nursing Education, Expected in 11/2009
Towson University - Baltimore, MD

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School Attended
  • Aberdeen High School
  • Harford Community College
  • Towson University
Job Titles Held:
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/ GNA Trainer
  • Program Coordinator
  • Assistant Director/Senior Staff Teacher
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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