Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Organized Nurse Manager dedicated to maintaining high-performance and quality-driven healthcare units. Well-versed in evaluating staff performance, conducting education programs and developing departmental budgets. Strong communicator and tactical planner with top skills in problem-solving and conflict management.

  • Case review
  • Utilization management
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Staff leadership
  • Nursing assignments
  • Quality controls
  • Electronic charting skills
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medication and IV administration
Nurse Manager, Same Day Surgery, 2012 to Current
Baylor Scott & White HealthHarker Heights, TX,
  • Managed performance of nursing staff, reviewing task completion, prioritization and report quality.
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist floor nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Received and investigated complaints from families, patients and clinical staff, devising solutions to multifaceted challenges.
  • Performed personnel interviewing, hiring, and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands and public health emergencies.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Provided strong leadership and guidance to nurses.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with physicians, hospital staff, patients and families.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Supervised daily nursing activities and general operations while delivering exceptional care and building solid nursing teams for Same Day Surgery facility.
RN, Charge Nurse Orthopaedic Medical Surgical Unit, 2010 to 2012
Ethos Veterinary Health LlcPortsmouth, NH,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Rounded with physicians. updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assigned nurses to patients.
  • Admission and discharge planning.
  • Work alongside case management and social services to facilitate patient transfers to rehab facilities as well as setting up home health services.
RN, Medical-Surgical, 2005 to 2010
Anderson Regional Health SystemCity, STATE,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • 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.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
Veterinary Assistant, 2002 to 2005
Newton County Animal ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Administered immunizations, blood plasma and other medications to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Triaged scheduled or emergency patients to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
Timber Buyer, 1996 to 2002
Richton Tie & TimberCity, STATE,
  • Negotiated favorable contracts and determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability, by analyzing data.
  • Analyzed sales trends to maximize sales potential.
  • Established short- and long-term plans for forest management to maintain forest lands and resources.
  • Evaluated forest diversity, inventoried numbers and checked the health of different specimens.
  • Marked timber for stand improvement, general thinning and economic purposes.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2017
Mississippi University For Women - Columbus, MS
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2005
East Central Community College - Decatur, MS,
: Forestry, Expected in
Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS
: Liberal Arts And Sciences, Expected in
East Central Community College - Decatur, MS

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School Attended

  • Mississippi University For Women
  • East Central Community College
  • Mississippi State University
  • East Central Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Manager, Same Day Surgery
  • RN, Charge Nurse Orthopaedic Medical Surgical Unit
  • RN, Medical-Surgical
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Timber Buyer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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