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

Versatile and dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 24 years of nursing experience in Ortho/Neuro/Trauma Care. Flexible quick learner who adapts easily to new situations adept in prioritizing patients' needs within high-stress environments and enjoys a challenge. Skilled at performing comprehensive physical exams, analyzing patient histories and preliminary test results to build a diagnosis and form a treatment plan. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an organized, service-oriented and analytical nature.

Skills
  • Primary Care
  • Adult health management
  • Wellness strategies
  • Advanced level diagnoses
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Lab result evaluation
  • Prescribing medications
  • Cosmetic procedures
  • Electronic Medical Records Dr Chrono, Epic
  • Acute and chronic conditions
  • Suturing
  • Pellet Implantation
  • Laser procedure
  • Curettage procedures
Work History
08/2018 to Current
Nurse Practitioner Carpenter Health Network Hot Springs Village, AR,
  • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients for acute and chronic conditions.
  • Record patients medical history and physical assessment, develop a therapeutic care plan, order diagnostic tests, interpret test results, and complete accurate medical record documentation
  • Provides patient/family education and counseling in areas of health promotion, maintenance, and disease prevention
  • Orders / Reviews testing, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows the standard practice for abnormal>findings, which may include further diagnostic testing or referral.
  • Develop comprehensive plan of care with patient/family.
  • Consults with patients, describe in detail various aesthetic options to achieve desired outcomes. Skillfully inject patients with Botox, Dysport, Sculptra and various dermal fillers.
  • Provide post-procedure and follow-up.
  • Performs hormone pellet implantation.
  • Consult and treat with patients for a variety of dermatological and scalp disorders.
  • Participates in evaluation of cost-effectiveness of services provided
  • Provides constructive input and suggestions to support process improvement within the office.
  • Direct patient care including IV infusions i.e.
01/2007 to 08/2018
Associated Clinical Leader- W2, C300, A600, C100 Freeman Health System Frontenac, KS,
  • Managed daily operations of W2, C300, A600, and C100 often overseeing multiple units day, providing guidance to nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Provided weekend charge nurse coverage for W2,W3,A400,A500,A600, and C100 for 2 years.
  • Assisted in development of W2 hip fracture program and maintained program data
  • Lead all cardiac managed stroke codes on unit and collaborated with the house supervisor to facilitate transfer to critical care
  • Coordinated and managed the implementation of a short-stay surgery unit C300.
  • Trained with PICC TEAM
  • Assisted Trauma and Orthopedic physicians with bedside procedures.
  • Managed various treatments and drains which included peritoneal dialysis, chest tubes, tracheostomy tubes, PICC lines, central lines, nasogastric tubes, G and peg tubes. JP drains, ORTHO vacs and wound vacs.
  • Triage nurse in Code D Delta training drills
  • Chaired Policy and Procedure for Med- Surg for over 10 years and sat on numerous hospital and system - wide committees
  • EPIC trainer for clinical staff and physicians at several Wellmont facilities
  • Providing clinical leadership and education to other members of staff
  • Advanced clinical and critical thinking skills, adept in assessing patients and execute appropriate interventions.
  • Promptly identify clinical changes in the patient and provide timely appropriate care.
  • Ensured that procedures, standards of care and practice, and regulations are upheld.
  • Coordinated patient care activities of the unit.
  • Developed supported, improved and participated in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Worked with families, caregivers, and patients to determine the best options for treatment, diagnosis, and prevention.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage, and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Defined patient advocacy objectives for patients and caregivers through collaboration with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Supervised patient admissions and discharges from hospital to various settings, including home care, rehabilitative facility or self-care.
  • Performed real-time chart audits for all patients ensuring accuracy and completeness of information while capitalizing on opportunities for process improvement.
  • Effectively addressed rapid response situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
10/1998 to 01/2007
Registered Nurse/Charger Nurse Holston Valley /Wellmont Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over eight patients daily.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management, and lifestyle options.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention, and pain management.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications, and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists, and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to the unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development, and nursing simulation activities.
  • Chair of Unit Base Council and Nurse Advisory Board and sat on numerous hospital committees.
04/1997 to 08/1998
Patient Care Technician Holston Valley Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Documented vital signs to inform nurses and physicians of any changes in patient status.
  • Kept accurate records of patients' care, condition and progress.
Education
Expected in 08/2018
Master of Science: Nursing
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN
GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA
Expected in 08/1998
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN
GPA:
  • Recipient of the Tennessee Elks Society Nursing Scholarship
  • Deans List August 1998
Certifications

Family Nurse Practitioner-AANP, TN license # APN0000025206 2019-2022
Registered Nurse, Tennessee license (multistate)# RN0000119609 1998-2022

Unrestricted DEA License Expires 12-31-2024
NAON Orthopedic Nursing Certification (ONC) 2010-2021
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1997-present

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School Attended

  • East Tennessee State University
  • East Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Associated Clinical Leader- W2, C300, A600, C100
  • Registered Nurse/Charger Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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