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Jessica
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Patient-oriented, compassionate Nurse with a 22-year history in direct patient care, leadership and healthcare administration. Highly accomplished in precepting and educating healthcare teams to enhance patient care standards. Skilled in administering quality care to patients in long-term, home, hospice, medical-surgical, step-down and rehabilitative environments. Demonstrated leadership abilities that guide teams towards excellence in producing positive patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Palliative care
  • Medication administration
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Patient needs assessment
Education and Training
Westfield High School Westfield MA, Expected in 06/1990 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA Expected in 06/1999 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Pruitthealth - Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager
Darlington, SC, 02/2012 - Current
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
Premise Health - Registered Nurse
Soho, NY, 01/2003 - 02/2012
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
Premise Health - Registered Nurse
Tulsa, OK, 05/2000 - 04/2002
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
Premise Health - Registered Nurse
West Valley City, UT, 11/1999 - 05/2000
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.

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School Attended

  • Westfield High School
  • Holyoke Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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