Dedicated, compassionate, knowledgeable healthcare professional with twelve years' experience providing high quality care to patients presenting diverse medical conditions. Skilled in technical procedures with a strong emphasis on patient assessment/educations, assisting physicians with procedures, and providing excellent nursing care for patient populations ranging from infancy to late adulthood. Provides age appropriate nursing care in accordance with policies, procedures and standards of practice. Successful in managing time, prioritizing tasks, and improving the quality of patient care.
Nurse Clinical II, 12/2012 － 06/2013Suburban Hospital － Bethesda, MD
Provided inpatient nursing care for patients who have undergone hip and knee replacement, laminectomies, and trauma patients.
Experienced managing pain, and use of all things orthopedic equipment including: traction, immobilizers, braces, slings, casts, trapezes, polar care, hemovacs, , nerve blocks, CPM machines, walkers, gait belts, lifts, ect.
Receive patients from PACU, monitor post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, review post-op orders, orient patient to unit and review plan of care Obtain admission history, entering collected data into computer system, familiar with transferring patients and discharging patients.
Educate patients specific to condition, including precautions, potential post-op complications, etc.
Communicate effectively with patients, family members, physicians, and coworkers.
Clinical Research Nurse-Senior Level I, 03/2012 － 12/2012National Institutes of Health － Bethesda, MD
General Medicine-Inpatient- 5NW Provided direct nursing care on a 32 bed adult inpatient institutes specializing in research for endocrine, metabolic, pulmonary, gastroenterological, hepatic, lipid, genetic and nephrology disorders.
Provide Pre/Post Op Care to patients requiring epidural/PCA management, chest tubes, nasogastric & dobhoff feeding tubes, jackson-pratt drains, foley catheter, and wound care (maggot therapy).
Skilled in providing the following services: radiation safety education, patient education related to diagnosis, aided in conscious sedation, serial and provocative blood testing, seizure management, post virtual colonoscopy procedure care, point of care blood glucose testing, skin and wound care/I-131 treatment, monitored central lines.
Routinely served as Charge Nurse on Unit and actively participated in unit continuous quality improvement activities by identifying problems, collecting data, monitoring and improving procedures.
Provided management with project and departmental reports.
Contributes to the interdisciplinary team by actively participating in patient care conferences by making recommendations and referrals.
Clinical Research Nurse-Senior Level I, 10/2007 － 03/2012National Institutes of Health Pediatric Day Hospital － Bethesda, MD
Manage the outpatient care of pediatrics in need of specialized care, but not needing to be admitted as inpatients.
Skilled in providing a care for pediatrics in need of specialized care, but not needing to be admitted as inpatients.
Services include: chemotherapy/biotherapy, blood product administration, medication infusion, serial blood sampling, skin biopsies, lumbar punctures, pre- and post-operative outpatient care, age-appropriate patient and family education related to diagnosis; served as preceptor for students.
Experience in acting as charge nurse on the unit for 4-6 nurses and evaluating staffing requirements and assist in scheduling patients for procedures..
Recommended and implemented changes to the Day Hospital regarding assignment and prioritization, resulting in a higher standard of patient care, and reassessed/revised plan of care.
Clinical Research Nurse-III, 09/2005 － 10/2007National Institutes of Health － Bethesda, MD
Pediatric Inpatient Unit-1NW.
Experience in charge nurse overseeing and coordinating the work of 4-6 RN's within the shift on a 22 bed multi-institute pediatric inpatient unit serving patients form infants through young adults providing age-appropriate patient and family education related to diagnosis, age-appropriate recreation therapies (music, art, relaxation, medical play, animal assisted) and the Look Good Feel Good Program for teens and young adults.
Services provided: chemotherapy/biotherapy, stem cell transplantation, blood product administration, pain management, palliative care, end of life care, patient and family education and specialized infection screening, pre- and post-operative care.
Monitor and treat complications due to chemotherapy including pain management, electrolyte imbalance, and various infections.
Clinical Research Nurse-I, 08/2001 － 09/2005National Institutes of Health － Bethesda, MD.
Endocrine/Medical Surgical 8W/5NW Inpatient Unit.
Provided direct a nursing care to adult inpatients with infectious diseases, pulmonary, vascular, rheumatologic and immune disorders, pulmonary hypertension care and cardiac monitoring and consult services.
The inpatient unit has a 33 beds for patients serving multiple institutes such as: endocrine disorders, pulmonary diseases, liver disease and genetic disorders.
Nursing care to support services for reproductive, endocrinology, renal disease, alcoholism, infectious diseases, endocrine, metabolic, autoimmune, hematological, ophthalmological, neurological and mood and anxiety disorders.
The unit serves as an exercise testing laboratory with an experimental dining area, metabolic kitchen and treatment room for endocrine and metabolic studies related to obesity.
Nurses on this unit conduct timed provocative testing, tissue biopsies, bedside blood glucose monitoring, point of care testing, serial blood testing, metabolic testing (BMR, body measurements) and offer specialized nutritional support.
Education and Training
2001University of South Carolina － SC, ColumbiaBachelor of ScienceNursingNursing
2001Registered Nurse, State of Maryland, #R153646, January 28, 2016 ACLS Certified -expires 4/2016 Chemotherapy/Biotherapy/Stem Cell Therapy-Oncology Nursing Society Blood Product transfusion Certified, Conscious Sedation Certified IV Therapy/Central Line certified Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Society (APHON)-expires 12/31/14 Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)(BLS)/CPR -expires 3/30/15 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Tracheostomy Certified Computerized charting Available Upon Request. Jeanne Chamberlain GPA: President's List, Deans List, Cum LaudePresident's List, Deans List, Cum Laude
art, Basic, Chemotherapy, conferences, CPR, diagnosis, endocrinology, hematological, Hematology, infectious diseases, Life Support, Nursing, Oncology, managing pain, pain management, palliative care, outpatient care, patient care, pediatrics, PACU, quality improvement, research, safety, scheduling, staffing, Therapy, trauma, plan of care, wound care
National Institutes of Health Pediatric Day Hospital
University of South Carolina
Job Titles Held:
Nurse Clinical II
Clinical Research Nurse-Senior Level I
Clinical Research Nurse-III
Clinical Research Nurse-I
Bachelor of Science Nursing Registered Nurse, State of Maryland, #R153646, January 28, 2016 ACLS Certified -expires 4/2016 Chemotherapy/Biotherapy/Stem Cell Therapy-Oncology Nursing Society Blood Product transfusion Certified, Conscious Sedation Certified IV Therapy/Central Line certified Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Society (APHON)-expires 12/31/14 Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)(BLS)/CPR -expires 3/30/15 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Tracheostomy Certified Computerized charting Available Upon Request. Jeanne Chamberlain
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