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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Ambitious nurse and lactation consultant offering clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and strong organizational skills. Knowledgeable about lactation care, neonatal care, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and safety-driven leader.

Skills
  • Curriculum development
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Direct patient care
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff education and training
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Patient assessments
  • Patient and infant care
  • Medical and nursing coordination
  • Lactation nutrition knowledge
  • Lactation instruction
  • Community resource knowledge
Work History
08/2010 to Current
Lactation Consultant and Childbirth Educator Mount Carmel Health System City, STATE,
  • Co-Lead Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative at Mount Carmel Grove City, including scheduling and leading working group site meetings, submitting necessary information to BFHI, communicate with BFHI regarding phone assessment and on site survey, coordinate patient interview audits
  • Assess breastfeeding dyads and provide support to them in establishing effective breastfeeding
  • Collaborate with maternity nurse, physicians, and nurse practitioners to develop a plan of care for breastfeeding dyads
  • Provide education to expectant and new parents on healthy infant feeding, newborn behaviors, postpartum breast care and management of breastfeeding difficulties
  • Demonstrate how to express milk with breast pump and hand expression
  • Coordinate obtaining breast pump from patient's insurance as needed
  • Consult with lactating patients outside of the maternity unit as needed when admitted to other services or in the emergency department
  • Precept maternity colleagues and nursing students in care of the breastfeeding dyad
  • Audit charts and review documentation of system breastfeeding practices
  • Worked with a core group to develop Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hands On training for all maternity nurses and ancillary staff at all 3 hospitals
  • Developed Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative training for MCHS prenatal clinic staff
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and OB Skills Day
  • Answer breastfeeding helpline calls and lead breastfeeding support group
  • Initiated Outpatient Lactation visits at Mount Carmel Grove City
  • Refer to and collaborate with outside resources such as Welcome Home Program and WIC
  • Help create and review patient breastfeeding education materials
  • Track MCGC breastpump fleet, ensure clean and functional
  • Provide support to lactating colleagues as they return to work
  • Lead Maternity Center Tours
01/2008 to 07/2010
RN Clinical Leader-Neonatal Intensive Care Nationwide Children's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Acting as charge nurse, oversaw delivery of care for all patients in 45-bed tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, PCAs and unit clerks.
  • Coordinated admissions with attending physicians, nursing supervisor and transport team, monitored staffing needs to ensure safe patient assignments, assist staff nurses with patient care, address parent concerns
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of condition
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Interpreted and communicated new or revised policies to staff.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Completed annual evaluations of staff
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Investigated and reported issues relating to patient care or conditions that might hinder patient well-being.
  • Investigate and address incident reports
  • Emergency equipment safety checks
07/2003 to 12/2007
Staff RN -Neonatal Intensive Care Nationwide Children's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided high level of quality care for acutely ill infants in 45 bed tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit.
  • Provided exceptional care to newborns with congenital defects, prematurity, post operative and other conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advocated for parents during times of stress by offering listening ear and providing insight into care.
  • Fed, bathed and checked vital signs on newborns
  • Administered medications and fluids to newborn patients as dictated by physician instructions on charts.
  • Effectively communicated with family members to provide daily updates about patient care.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Prepared neonatal patients for surgery, educating their family members on surgical procedures
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Education
Expected in 05/2003
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Mount Carmel College of Nursing - Columbus, OH
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in Ohio, License number RN 306054, 2003
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, L-16586, 2011
  • NRP Certified 2019
  • BLS Certified 2019

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School Attended

  • Mount Carmel College of Nursing

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  • Lactation Consultant and Childbirth Educator
  • RN Clinical Leader-Neonatal Intensive Care
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