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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Patient-oriented Nurse with 30+ years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Offering expertise with Medical Surgical, Oncology and Long term care specialty.

Driven, hardworking and veteran Medical Surgical Registered Nurse bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing 30+-year record of success in Nursing both in acute and long term care settings and 7 years in Pharmacy (In- patient/Emergency and Community).

Skills
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Bathing
  • Patient assessment and treatment
  • Physician communication
  • Fluent in [Language]
  • Collecting vitals
Work History
In- Charge Registered Nurse (Day/Evening Shift), 11/2012 to Current
American Red CrossLoveland, CO,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
RN Staff Nurse, 05/2009 to 10/2012
WellpathMarquette, MI,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.


  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
Community Health RN, 05/2007 to 10/2009
Platinum Health CareCity, STATE,
  • Performed treatments as ordered by physicians and documented actions.
  • Discussed individualized education to answer questions for patient and family.
  • Provided therapeutic nursing interventions for individualized plan of care to patient.
  • Developed plan of care for patient reflecting collaboration with members of healthcare team.
  • Reported patient assessment findings and physical and psychosocial responses to nursing intervention for progress towards care goals.
  • Facilitated medication management and monitored for side effects in collaboration with provider.
  • Implemented accurate and timely documentation in electronic client medical records.
  • Communicated with physicians and practitioners for patient care concerns to obtain orders and intervention protocols.
  • Maintained confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Attended educational workshops to maintain current competency and licensure in nursing specialty.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eClaireinate non-compliance problems.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
Staff Registered Nurse, 09/2001 to 03/2007
Community Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical presentation, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Bachelors of Science in Hursing, Expected in 04/1991 to University of Bohol - Philippines,
GPA:
  • Dean's List [Semester and Year]
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, Expected in 03/1985 to University of Bohol - Philippines,
GPA:
  • Dean's List [Semester and Year]
Certifications
  • BLS Training - CURRENT
  • ACLS, - CURRENT
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Languages
English:
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School Attended

  • University of Bohol
  • University of Bohol

Job Titles Held:

  • In- Charge Registered Nurse (Day/Evening Shift)
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Community Health RN
  • Staff Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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