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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Cassandra has worked in the nursing field since 2001, first as a New York State Licensed Practical Nurse until 2006, then as a New York State Registered Nurse. She has often times been placed in Supervisory positions. She has experience in elderly, infants and ages In between. She has worked in a number of environments, from nursing homes with Alzheimer’s units to home healthcare with pediatrics and adults.

Skills

Ventilator Experience

Trach Experience

Catheter Insertions

Suctioning

Patient Care

Infection Control

Lab Specimens

Wound Care

Vital Taking

Time Management

Data-Entry 60wpm

Organizational

Patient Education

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

Communication

Leadership Skills

Teamwork Skills

Strong Work Ethic

Technology Use Skills

Learning Skills

Positivity Skills

Conflict Resolution

Presence of Calm

Listening Skills

Compassionate

Education and Training
Jamestown Community College Jamestown, NY Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES LPN School Ashville, NY Expected in 05/2001 Practical Nurse Diploma : Nursing - GPA :
Jamestown Community College Jamestown, NY Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Individual Studies (Math, Science, Psychology) - GPA :
Experience
Milestone Retirement Communities - Licensed Practical Nurse Then Registered Nurse
Glendale, CA, 08/2001 - 04/2007
  • Planned and executed [project].
Aftercare Nursing Services Inc. - Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 12/2009
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
Lutheran Social Services - Registered Nurse Night Supervisor
City, STATE, 09/2011 - 02/2013
Heritage Ministries - Registered Nurse Relief Supervisor/Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2013 - 10/2017
  • Recorded patient reactions to drugs and initiated wound management protocols.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Oversaw daily activities and continuous development of [Number] nurses.
  • Assigned daily tasks to nurses based on experience and strengths.
  • Coordinated staff to meet patient care needs.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Provided continuous assessment of patients in [Type] unit from admission to discharge.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Monitor and document patients' condition, medications administered and interventions applied.
  • Created patient care plans, monitored patients and participated in consults.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Participated in performance evaluations for certified nursing assistants (CNAs).
  • Performed patient evaluations and developed care plans in alignment with needs.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Consistently monitored patient status and emergency cases to ensure active response.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Leveraged nursing processes to identify patient needs.
  • Identified areas in need of clinical improvement and implemented process changes to accommodate.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accurace and completition of information.
  • Oversaw medication administration to [Number] patients daily, monitoring and documenting responses.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Ensured complete and continuous patient care by documenting all health information into patients' medical records and sharing pertinent data with care providers.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Completed clinical tasks while adhering to defined policies and procedures.

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School Attended
  • Jamestown Community College
  • Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES LPN School
  • Jamestown Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Then Registered Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Night Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse Relief Supervisor/Charge Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Practical Nurse Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science