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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Wound Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Patient Care
  • Seizure management
  • Diabetes management
  • Ventilator care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Patient Management
Experience
Nurse, 2020 to Current
New SeasonRaleigh, NC,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status to supervisors.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
Registered Nurse, 1988 to 2010
Community Medical ServicesBillings, MT,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [34]-bed medical-surgical unit.
  • Facilitated patient flow directing admissions and transfers.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Maintained central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of 6-7 nurses by delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
Nurse, 2007 to 2021
New SeasonRochester, MN,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status to supervisors.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Collaborated with healthcare teams to develop, implement, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2010 to Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN,
GPA:
LICENCED PRACTITIONER NURSENURSE: NURSING, Expected in 06/1988 to IVY TECH - INDIANAPOLIS,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
  • IVY TECH

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • LICENCED PRACTITIONER NURSENURSE

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