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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Proficient and caring Professional Register Nurse recently , offering more than10 years of valuable experience within the nursing industry. Outperforms the nursing standards and influences others to consistently meet and exceed desired goals. A proven facility leader and self-motivator which strives for growth and success in all facets of life. Experiences consistent recognition as a desirable company asset with highly effective communication skills. Talented ICP dedicated to detecting outbreaks, investigating clusters and developing programs that make a lasting impact on public health response. Gifted in communication, organization and project management. Prepared to bring years of experience to a challenging new role.

Skills
  • IV, IM injections, imitating IV access, Enteral tube, Trach care, Ostomy care, wound care, catheter care, as well as sharp assessment skills and critical thinking.
  • Excellent in communication, problem-solving, and multitasking
  • Quick learner and aids in assistance with computer management, education, and maintenance.
  • Utilize the following software programs: PCC, POC, TSI, Relias University, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Excellent Communication
  • Training and Development
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Indirect Patient Care
Work History
Infection Control Officer, 08/2020 to Current
Francisan HealthCrawfordsville, IN,
  • Identification of infectious disease processes
  • Tracking and trending infection control of patient and employee health
  • Identified and analyzed public health issues related to foodborne parasitic diseases and their impact on public policies, scientific studies or surveys.
  • Surveilled and epidemiologic, notifiable infection conditions and outbreaks in, 98-bed building and +120 employees.
  • Conducts new employee orientation and maintains facility competency
  • Provides and tracks annual mandatory and continuous education for staff based on state and federal regulations (illness, immunizations, vaccinations etc.)
  • Assesses patient through physical examination and pertinent labs to determine health status
  • Provide education to patients and families on their health-related issues
  • Administration of medication and treatment
  • Experience of Omnicell system for medication and treatment dispensing
  • Administration of medication and treatment
  • Collected and organized data for weekly case summaries.
  • Determined important variables for each case such as location and severity of outbreak and both laboratory and clinical findings.
  • Maintained data, reporting quality assurance standards throughout investigations.
  • Lead investigations into Pandemic and Covid 19 outbreaks.
  • Educated healthcare workers, patients, and public about infectious and communicable disease transmission and prevention.
  • Investigated diseases or parasites to determine cause and risk factors, progress, and mode of transmission.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Educated staff about the importance of using measures to prevent spread of flu and gastroenteritis.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
SDC/Infection Control Nurse, 02/2018 to 01/2020
WellpathHartwell, GA,
  • Provide education to patients and families on their health-related issues
  • Medication and treatment administration
  • Documentation and assessment of patients' medical condition.
  • Performed reviews of employee work performance to check for areas in need of additional training.
  • Developed and delivered new hire training programs and continuous professional development.
  • Delivered new employee onboarding and training sessions via Relias.
  • Evaluated success of training programs and recommended improvements to upper management to enhance effectiveness.
  • Coordinated ongoing technical training and personal development classes for staff members.
  • Reviewed and edited all training materials for accuracy and company policy compliance.
  • Managed new employee orientation training process for more than +120 employees each year.
  • Created and managed continuous improvement classes and training programs targeted to new employees.
  • Assisted with development of effective recruitment and hiring strategies.
  • Monitored employee performance to look for areas in need of improvement.
  • Collaborated with department supervisors to identify talented employees and plan out paths for development and promotion.
  • Helped develop successful recruitment and hiring plans.
  • Developed departmental systems and procedures to better align workflow processes.
  • Directed training programs and development paths for managers and supervisors.
  • Directed field training to enhance participants' skills.
  • Tested all training software and hardware prior to commencing training programs.
  • Implemented new learning strategies depending upon employees' skill levels.
  • Trained staff during demonstrations, meetings, conferences and workshops.
  • Trained new hires to perform cross-training exercises with experienced workers.
  • Conducted training courses and prepared videos for long-term use.
  • Created in-depth training manual for all employees.
  • Decreased training time by designing effective new training programs.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Calibrated instruments and scales in production area and quality lab.
  • Implemented emergency actions for especially virulent or widespread infections.
  • Surveilled ongoing infections to verify adequate data collection, control procedures and current staff interventions.
  • Developed effective training programs to help staff understand and implement critical protections.
  • Investigated outbreaks and revamped control measures to prevent future incidents.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
Unit Manager, 02/2016 to 12/2018
AspirusMarshfield, WI,
  • Handled complaints from patients and families and immediately took steps for quick resolution and to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Achieved financial objectives by preparing annual budget and scheduling expenditures.
  • Protected patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols and maintained patient confidence by monitoring confidential information.
  • Maintained adequate stock of medications, supplies and equipment to meet patient needs.
  • Coordinated nursing with other services to promote continuity of total regimen of care.
  • Met with nursing staff and support personnel to plan services, programs and activities.
  • Oversaw RNs, LPNs, nursing aides, medical clerks and support staff and performed staffing scheduling duties.
  • Assisted in development and implementation of policies, procedures and regulations for unit operations.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Supervising team of 20 nursing staff
Licensed Practical Nurse, 02/2015 to 02/2016
Tuskawilla Nursing RehabCity, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with ADL's to promote maximal physical functioning
  • Obtain specimens as needed for laboratory testing
  • Record and report residents health status and/or concerns to the nurse.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in Point Click Care to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
Education
ASSOCIATES DEGREE: Register Nurse, Expected in 11/2021 to EDP University of Puerto Rico - Hato Rey, PR
GPA:
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude
  • Awarded Imogene King
Certificate: Certify Medical Assistant, Expected in 2005 to Burlington Community College - Burlington, NJ,
GPA:
Certificate: License Practical Nurse, Expected in 1996 to Universidad De Puerto Rico - Arecibo PR,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1994 to Juan Ponce De Leon II - Florida, PR,
GPA:
  • Awarded High Honor roll
  • Received Abbott Scholarship
Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of 10 direct staff members.
  • Supervised team of +120 indirect staff members.
Certifications
  • Register Nursing Degree RN Active License in PR
  • Infection Control Preventionist Training by CDC
  • Certified LPN, Florida license, PN5218225 Since 11/5/2014


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School Attended

  • EDP University of Puerto Rico
  • Burlington Community College
  • Universidad De Puerto Rico
  • Juan Ponce De Leon II

Job Titles Held:

  • Infection Control Officer
  • SDC/Infection Control Nurse
  • Unit Manager
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • ASSOCIATES DEGREE
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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