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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Performs the full range of technical and administrative supervisory functions for subordinate nursing staff and personnel.

Responsible for assisting in planning, developing and implementation of operational policies and procedures for nursing services. Gives direction through relief supervisory personnel and receives direction from clinical nursing directors. As SSNI, collaborates in intra- and inter-departmental planning, problem solving and decision making within the scope of responsibility. Able to apply advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of techniques of supervision, management and leadership as applied to specific nursing responsibilities.

Skills
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Employee Work Scheduling
  • Data Analysis
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Task and Work Prioritization
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Building
  • Staff Coordination
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Decision Making
  • Staff Educational Programming
Experience
07/2007 to Current
ICU Charge Nurse Chi Health Caldwell, TX,
  • Delivered optimum treatments to critical-care patients following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient using protocols of assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Helped monitor, maintain and improve nursing-sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome metrics.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining steps in rapid response situations.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
07/2000 to 07/2007
ICU Staff Nurse Bjc Healthcare Town And Country, MO,
  • Delivered optimum treatments to critical-care patients following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient using protocols of assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Completed patient assessments, triaged and recorded patient histories, symptoms and observations.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
  • Assessed ICU patients each shift to ascertain vitals and key information.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
01/2002 to 03/2004
Dialysis Registered Nurse Corizon Health Battle Creek, MI,
  • Monitored patient status during treatment and reported variances and adverse reactions to care teams.
  • Collected and analyzed patient data before, during and after treatments and documented information in patient medical records.
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
01/2000 to 01/2004
Long-Term Care Registered Nurse Amita Health Portage, MI,
  • Managed medication passes and treatment schedules to verify proper administration.
  • Monitored resident health with regular assessments to check on conditions and care efficacy.
  • Responded promptly to changes in conditions and emergency situations to deliver expert care in line with good practices and patients' wishes.
  • 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.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/1994 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Santo Tomas - Manila , Philippines,
GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Santo Tomas

Job Titles Held:

  • ICU Charge Nurse
  • ICU Staff Nurse
  • Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Long-Term Care Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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