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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic, dynamic, and seasoned lead registered nurse, with 37 years of nursing experience, eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced settings. Offers proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused, hardworking, and efficiency-driven leader. Working with Clinical Nurse Specialist, educated and audited staff on aseptic central line care, specifically relating to entering into the line. Ready for new opportunity to apply exceptional nursing skills in infection control setting.

Skills
  • Within scope of job, excellent critical thinking and listening skills.
  • Exemplary work ethic, as well as exemplary attendance record.
  • Highly organized and work well under stressful situations.
  • Copes well in sometimes emotionally and mentally challenging area of nursing.
  • In both professional life and personal life, daily live out mission of Ascension Healthcare.
  • Because of over three decades of nursing experience, broad range of experiences in dealing with people from all backgrounds.
  • Passionate about educating care takers on self-care and care of their infant.
  • Strong leadership skills and intra-person communication abilities.
  • Enjoy seeking out root causes and seek out ways to improve quality care to patients.
  • Educating peers and maintaining infection control processes in NICU.
  • Believe am well-qualified candidate for this position.
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
Lead Registered Nurse, 09/2018 to Current
DavitaSaint Joseph, MO,

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Ascension All Saints, Racine Wisconsin.

  • Coordinates unit staffing and provides leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned areas.
  • Assigns, directs, educates, and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
  • Contributes to or performs evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Develops appropriate care plans for patient population in accordance with diagnosis and evaluates effectiveness of patient care.
  • Identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes and adjusts care plan as appropriate.
  • Responds to and addresses complaints from patients/care givers about patient care and manages through established chJessicaels.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development, and evaluating staff.
  • Audits hospital birth records for accuracy and amending as needed.
  • Attendance keeper for NICU, informing Manager/Supervisor of issues with individual staff members that may require disciplinary action.
  • Active member of NICU Patient Care Council.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in neonatal critical care unit.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Completed diagnostic tests and patient assessments to evaluate treatment progress.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Counseled patients and families on treatments and care options, including discharge and home care instructions.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Coordinator of neonatal eye exams for assessment of retinopathy of prematurity
Registered Nurse, 09/1987 to 09/2018
Owensboro Medical Health SystemTell City, IN,

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Ascension All Saints, Racine Wisconsin

  • Coordinates unit staffing and provides leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned areas.
  • Assigns, directs, educates, and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Develops appropriate care plans for patient population in accordance with diagnosis and evaluates effectiveness of patient care.
  • Identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes and adjusts care plan as appropriate.
  • Past co-chairperson of hospital-wide Policy and Procedure Committee, Preceptor to novice nurse and to experienced nurse that are new to NICU.
  • Preceptor to student nurses and paramedic interns from various area higher education institutions, including associate degree and bachelor's degree candidates.
Staff Registered Nurse Women and Infants, 05/1984 to 09/1987
Ascension All Saints Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, St. Luke's HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Develops appropriate care plans for patient population in accordance with diagnosis and evaluates effectiveness of patient care.
  • Identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes and adjusts care plan as appropriate.
  • Preceptor to novice nurse and to experienced nurse that are new to Woman and Infants service line.
Education
Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 05/1984
St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing - Racine, WI,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing.
  • License number: 89258-30.
  • BLS provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA), expiration date March 31, 2021.
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA), expiration October 31, 2021.
  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA), expiration date January 31, 2023.
Additional Information
  • Two time DAISY award nomination February 2020
  • Featured preceptor in Preceptor newsletter Spring 2011
  • Heart of All Saints September 2010

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School Attended

  • St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse Women and Infants

Degrees

  • Diploma

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