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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Dedicated, compassionate Registered Nurse with a broad range of health care skills with a primary focus in management in the geropsychiatric setting. Additional expertise includes 6+ years as a licensed vocational nurse in the long-term care setting including management of a 30-bed memory unit.

Licenses
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Texas, License number 705708, 2004 to present
  • Licensed vocational nurse in the State of Texas, License number 167176, 1998 to 2006
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1995 to present
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2004 to present
Skill Highlights
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Skilled geriatric mental health nurse
  • Effective policy and program development
  • Committed to compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Operations management
  • Staff development
  • Policy/program development
  • Supervision and training
  • Sound judgment
  • Complex problem solving
  • Calm under pressure
Professional Experience
02/2014 to Current
Nurse Manager Acadia Healthcare Lancaster, SC,
  • Manage the daily clinical operations of a 26-bed geropsychiatric unit and 4-bed delirium ward
  • Manage staffing resources and payroll for 78+ employees consisting of PNAs, LVNs, RNs, and social services
  • Developed a new training program for new hires to meet standards
  • Work with staff to ensure continuity of care from admission to discharge
  • Conduct consultations with patients and families to resolve complaints or grievances - primarily as the Interdisciplinary team leader
  • Basic life support certification - expires April 2015
  • Advanced cardiac life support certification - expires April 2015
07/2010 to 09/2014
Registered Nurse State Of South Dakota Lake City, FL,
  • Provided direct care to medically complex, neuro, post-trauma, ventilator, wound care patients in an ICU step-down unit
2012 to 02/2014
Director of Clinical Services (DCS), Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Lifespace Communities Longwood, FL,
  • Oversaw the daily clinical operations of a 60-bed acute care/geropsychiatric hospital
  • Managed staffing resources and payroll for 50+ employees consisting of CNAs, LVNs, RNs, and social services
  • Worked with staff to ensure continuity of care from admission to discharge Conducted consultations with patients and families to resolve complaints or grievances - primarily as the Interdisciplinary team leader
11/2010 to 11/2011
Nurse Surveyor Brightspring Health Services Daphne, AL,
  • Inspected nursing homes as team leader, assisted living facilities and adult day care centers to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Certified state surveyor
  • Patient advocate worked closely with physicians, families, and ombudsman
01/2009 to 08/2010
Registered Nurse, Weekend Charge Nurse Select Specialty Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided care to medically complex, neuro/post trauma, ventilator, wound care patients
  • Assisted with admission and discharge of patients
  • Assessed patient conditions and advised of changes in status
  • Oversaw the direct care of 32 acutely ill patients as charge nurse
05/2006 to 01/2009
Director of Nursing Services Whispering Pines Lodge City, STATE,
  • Oversaw the daily operation of 111-bed facility
  • Directly supervised 100+ employees
  • Ensured compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Developed nursing service philosophy and objectives for the nursing personnel as well as standards of practice
2006 to 09/2007
Registered Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse Select Specialty Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided care to medically complex, neuro/post trauma, ventilator, wound care patients
  • Assisted with the admission and discharge of patients
  • Assessed patient conditions and advised of changes in status
  • Oversaw the direct care of 32 acutely ill patients as relief charge nurse
03/2005 to 11/2005
Director of Nursing Whispering Pines Lodge City, STATE,
  • Oversaw the daily operation of 111-bed facility
  • Directly supervised 100+ employees
  • Ensured compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Developed nursing service philosophy and objectives for the nursing personnel and standards of practice
Education and Training
Expected in 5 2013
Bachelor Degree: Nursing
University of Texas - Arlington, Texas
GPA: GPA: 4.0/4.0

Nursing GPA: 4.0/4.0

Expected in 5 2004
Associate Degree: Nursing
Northeast Texas Community College - Mt. Pleasant, Texas
GPA: GPA: 3.72/4.0
Nursing GPA: 3.72/4.0
Expected in 2 1998
Licensed Vocational Nurse:
Valedictorian Texarkana College - Texarkana, Texas
GPA: GPA: 4.0/4.0

GPA: 4.0/4.0

Skills
  • Strong Leader
  • Advanced problem-solving
  • Great organizational skills
  • Knowledge of geriatric mental health
  • Management experience
  • Staff Development
  • Professional Speaking

Additional Information
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Summa Cum Laude Latin Honors

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School Attended

  • University of Texas
  • Northeast Texas Community College
  • Valedictorian Texarkana College

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Director of Clinical Services (DCS), Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
  • Nurse Surveyor
  • Registered Nurse, Weekend Charge Nurse
  • Director of Nursing Services
  • Registered Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse
  • Director of Nursing

Degrees

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

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