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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic newly graduated nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of the nursing process and holistic assessments with clinical experiences in the ICU, medical-surgical unit, cardiac telemetry unit, and long term care unit. Motivated to learn, grow and excel within a company as a patient advocate and continually build my experience through evidence based practice and continuing education.

Education
Expected in 05/2021
Associate of Science: Nursing (ADN)
York Technical College - Rock Hill, SC
GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Graduated with 3.63 GPA
  • Member of National Honor Society
Expected in 05/2020
Certificate Diploma: Practical Nursing
York Technical College - Rock Hill, SC
GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Graduated with 3.64 GPA
  • Member of National Honor Society
Expected in 05/2010
High School Diploma:
Bay Port High School - Green Bay, WI
GPA:
  • Coursework in Advanced Mathematics, Spanish language and German Language
Nursing Experience
03/2021 to Current
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Preceptorship Dominion Senior Living Maryville, TN,
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to acute critical care patients.
  • Coordinated patients' post-discharge treatment plans with physicians and other nurses to promote continuity of medical care.
  • Assessed equipment for safety and functionality and requested repair or replacement of non-conforming machines.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Followed all HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
09/2020 to 01/2021
Medical Surgical Clinical Medical University Of South Carolina City, STATE,
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Inserted catheters and completed tracheostomy care for patients.
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques and sterile techniques when appropriate.
  • Provided high level of individualized care to adult patients across multiple medical specialties.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Managed caseload of two patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
  • Used EPIC software to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
11/2020 to 11/2020
Volunteer Affinity Health Center City, STATE,
  • Volunteered with groups and organizations to help make measurable differences for program recipients.
  • Teamed with community organizations and government agencies to increase outreach and service utilization.
  • Adhered to organization procedures and instructions to maintain safety for program participants and other workers.
  • Met with other volunteers and program leaders to discuss new service opportunities.
09/2019 to 01/2020
Cardiac Telemetry Clinical Medical University Of South Carolina City, STATE,
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Administered medication, pain management and analysis of patient responses to interventions to improve individual performance.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
09/2019 to 01/2020
Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Care Clinical Medical University Of South Carolina City, STATE,
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans.
  • Completed psychosocial evaluations and needs assessments.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
Certifications & Affiliations
  • American Heart Association BLS Certification-Active through 07/2022
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • National Society Of Leadership And Success Member
Skills
  • ECG
  • Hemodynamics monitoring
  • Respiratory maintenance
  • Therapy management
  • Thermoregulation
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Family advocacy
  • IV setup
  • Infection Control
  • Patient check-ins
  • Evaluations
  • HIPAA education

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School Attended

  • York Technical College
  • York Technical College
  • Bay Port High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Preceptorship
  • Medical Surgical Clinical
  • Volunteer
  • Cardiac Telemetry Clinical
  • Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Care Clinical

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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