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

Diligent, caring and highly skilled Critical Care Nurse with more than 10 years of experience in large hospital environments. Adept at providing immediate and individualized care. Supervised student nurses and nurse graduates. Superb technical knowledge and high-level communications skills fostered high quality of care.

Skills
  • Medical ICU expert
  • Advanced Life Support
  • EKG
  • Thermoregulation
  • Organ donor procedures
  • Ventilator management
  • Prone positioning initiation and management
  • IV sedation and analgesia
  • Titrating vasoactive drugs
  • CRRT
  • IV therapy and management
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Conscious sedation
  • Procedural assistance
  • Computer charting
  • Reporting and documentation
  • HIPPA compliance
  • Patient and family advocacy
Education
Centro Escolar University Manila, Philippines, Expected in 03/2005 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • BLS Provider Course - expires 09/2021
  • ACLS Provider Course - expires 10/2021
  • CCRN - expires 12/31/2023
  • NIHSS - taken on 05/10/2021
Work History
Bjc Healthcare - ICU Travel Nurse
Belleville, IL, 01/2021 - 05/2021
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Coordinated patients' post-discharge treatment plans with physicians and other nurses to promote continuity of medical care.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Followed and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
Mission Health System, Inc - Medical ICU Registered Nurse
Burnsville, NC, 10/2016 - 12/2020
  • Followed all HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • 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.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices.
  • Coordinated patients' post-discharge treatment plans with physicians and other nurses to promote continuity of medical care.
  • Participated in departmental quality improvement initiatives to achieve higher standard of patient care.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • 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.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
Mission Health System, Inc - Emergency Room Nurse
Lake Toxaway, NC, 02/2013 - 07/2016
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and unit- related workshops.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
Holston Medical Group - Emergency Room Nurse
Church Hill, TN, 07/2009 - 07/2012
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Stcharles - Pediatric Nurse
Coffeyville, KS, 11/2006 - 12/2007
  • Asked parents pre-determined questions based on age of child.
  • Helped young patients feel comfortable with procedures and immunizations.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Identified common pediatric and adolescent illnesses to plan and implement interventions and management.
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
  • Provided educational support to patients and families to inform them of procedures.
  • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.
  • Provided bedside care and treatment for patients in Pediatric/Surgical units.
  • Thrived in high volume atmosphere providing care ranging from wellness visits to illnesses, injuries, and life-threatening conditions.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including chemotherapy and some bedside procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
Manila Doctors Hospital - Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 06/2006
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques through wound dressing changes.
  • Recorded and measured patients' vital signs, including weight, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions, including positioning and deep breathing exercises.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.

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School Attended

  • Centro Escolar University

Job Titles Held:

  • ICU Travel Nurse
  • Medical ICU Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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