Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Two years of experience in primary care at [type of facility]. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role in [type of facility].
Skill Highlights
Microsoft Office; Epic, Cerner, & McKesson; Kronos Scheduling/Payroll System; Teletracking
Professional Experience
08/2014 to Present
Nurse Manager Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield, CA,
Nurse Manager, PAT, SDS, PACU & SPD Childhelp Phoenix, AZ,
  • Assume 24 hour accountability for the quality of nursing care delivered for surgical patients.
  • Report to the Director of Perioperative Services on actionable items with outcomes devised for all 4 departments with 60 direct reports.
  • Conduct daily Leadership Rounding to ensure and improve patient and physician experience.
  • Collaborate with surgeons and anesthesia to provide excellent patient care and outcomes.
  • Develop and monitor the departmental budget with specific goals and objectives that provides analysis and plans to correct variances by utilizing the most cost effective means of meeting daily staffing needs based on patient census and acuity.
  • Responsible for managing throughput and holding staff members accountable including, nurses, patient care technicians and unit secretaries.
  • Foster an environment which promotes professional growth among nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Promote cross-training between departments to deliver safe and quality patient care.
  • Encourage collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective patient care outcomes.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership through direct/indirect patient care for role modeling and performance evaluation.
  • Interview and hire appropriate clinical staff aligned to support the standards and departmental goals.
  •  Medical/Surgical, Pediatric & Telemetry Units Assume 24 hour accountability for the quality of nursing care delivered for a 75 bed Med/Surg, Peds, & Tele Units.
  • Report to the Vice-President of Nursing Administration on actionable items with outcomes devised for all 3 nursing units with 120 direct reports.
  • Foster group cohesion and teamwork thru unit based orientation, promoting peer support and cooperative planning and problem solving through participation of Shared Governance Councils.
  • Create and maintain an open communication system via email and regular staff meetings for the purpose of disseminating information and monitoring staff concerns and needs.
  • Serve as an active participant in formulating or revising Nursing Policies and Procedures thru hospital committees.
08/2014 to 11/2015
Nurse Manager, Med/Surg, Tele, & Pediatric Units Adventhealth Hempstead, NY,
11/2016 to Current
Administrator on Duty Roosevelt University Chicago, IL,
  • Collaborate with the Nursing Supervisor to handle a crisis and respond to emergency situations while providing direction to staff.
  • Collaborate with physicians, staff, patients and their family members to problem solve and manage complaints.
  • Act as a liaison with other agencies to best serve as an advocate for patients.
  • Report to Senior Management as needed
02/2000 to Present
Critical Care Registered Nurse Temple University Ambler, PA,
  • Heart Transplant/Coronary Care Unit) Assess and manage patients with acute myocardial infarction, severe heart failure, sepsis, etc., who are critically ill, in cardiogenic shock, with complex medical, cardiac and post-surgical problems.
  • Serve as a resource person, preceptor, mentor and contact person to staff for clinical inquiries and concerns.
  • Identify areas of improvement and implemented Evidence Based Practice to increase the quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
  • Assist in preparation for the Joint Commission Accreditation visit.
  • Involved in hospital wide committees and organized unit skill competencies.
  • Coordinate patient's care while understanding and respecting patients' and their family's psychosocial needs and cultural diversity to anticipate discharge planning since admission.
  • Build positive relationships with patients and family members to include providing extensive patient education pre and post Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) and Orthotopic Heart Transplant.
  • Proactively work closely with attending physicians, residents, ancillary staff, and other healthcare professionals to revise the developed and individualized continuum of care based on ongoing patient assessment, priorities and progress.
  • Experienced infusing IL-2 chemotherapy for renal cell and melanoma patients.
  • Assumed the role of an Arrhythmia Nurse for the Centralized Telemetry unit.
  • Knowledgeable and efficient in troubleshooting and assisting physicians with Swan Ganz catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps, temporary pacemakers, cardioversion, hypothermia units, I-STAT, LVADs such as the Heartmate II, Heartware, Impella, and Tandem Heart.
01/2013 to Current
Adjunct Clinical Instructor LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Marcella Niehoff School Of Nursing City, STATE,
  • Instruct and supervise the student nurse's patient care in clinical settings through the principles and application of physical, biological and psychosocial subjects related to nursing.
  • Demonstrate and guide students to effective decision making and critical thinking skills thru evidence based practice.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to coordinate, implement and update patient care plans.
  • Responsible and accountable for the clinical educational preparation and growth by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the students achievement of curriculum objectives/outcomes related to nursing knowledge and practice.
  • Review and adhere to the clinical institutions policy and procedures by utilizing appropriate resources to achieve positive patient outcomes thru effective interpersonal communication, patient confidentiality, infection control, safe administration of medications, symptom management and pain control.
10/2012 to 01/2014
Adjunct Clinical Faculty COLLEGE OF DUPAGE, Nursing And Health Sciences City, STATE,
Education and Training
Expected in May 2005
Master of Science: Adult Nurse Practitioner
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing - Chicago, IL
Nursing Adult Nurse Practitioner Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Member
Expected in December 2000
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
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Expected in June 1996
Bachelor of Arts:
Registered Nurse: IL License# 041319611
Speak, read and write fluently in Spanish
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Member
  •  American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, Member
Additional Information
  • LICENSURE/ Registered Nurse, State of Illinois
anesthesia, budget, chemotherapy, interpersonal communication, critical thinking, decision making, direction, discharge planning, email, Senior Management, infection control, Instructor, Kronos, Leadership, Director, managing, assisting physicians, meetings, mentor, Microsoft Office, modeling, Nursing, patient's care, patient care, Payroll, Perioperative, Policies, problem solving, progress, quality, read, Scheduling, Spanish, staffing, Supervisor, Tandem, teamwork, Telemetry, troubleshooting

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  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Manager, PAT, SDS, PACU & SPD
  • Nurse Manager, Med/Surg, Tele, & Pediatric Units
  • Administrator on Duty
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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