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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned nursing professional with solid teaching acumen and passion for developing new nurses with skills to meet changing healthcare demands. Expert clinical knowledge and judgment with skills in communication, planning and workflow management. Highly observant and diligent about identifying and correcting mistakes.

Skills
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities
  • Performing physical assessments
  • Clinical supervision
  • Operating simulation equipment
  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening
  • People skills
Experience
Nursing Instructor, 06/2019 - Current
Pima Medical Institute Seattle, WA,
  • Observed and evaluated student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects and examinations.
  • Guided and supervised nursing students in classroom, lab and clinical learning activities.
  • Committed passionately to student development through hands-on training.
  • Participated in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned courses for continued development of nursing curriculum.
  • Remained current in instructional methods and evidence-based, best practice nursing concepts and impact such concepts place on nursing program students' education.
  • Evaluated students to identify knowledge gaps and conduct thorough assessments.
  • Designed personal clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, competency and learning needs.
  • Supervised student laboratory and clinical work, offering knowledgeable advice to advance learning and abilities.
  • Instructed courses in nursing to meet educational requirements stated in credit course outline and board of registered nursing regulations.
  • Contributed professional feedback to student inquiries in class, online or during established consultation hours.
  • Maintained current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance and student academic progress.
  • Contributed subject matter expertise toward improving overall training program and skills displayed by student nurses.
  • Procured knowledge of national and local trends in nursing practices to successfully integrate into learning activities.
  • Engaged in student academic advisement to support success of students on campus and beyond.
  • Continuously improved course curricula, content and materials to maintain currency with changing demands and technological advancements.
  • Supplied each student with syllabus complying with course requirements, attendance requirements and related course procedures.
  • Instructed nursing students how to perform vital sign checks, code responses and chart updates.
  • Helped students make optimal educational and career choices to maximize learning and long-term vocational benefits.
Charge Nurse, 05/2009 - 05/2019
Lakeview Health Charlotte, NC,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Implemented interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes and G-tubes.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording cardiac rhythm data.
Hospice Nurse, 01/2008 - 02/2009
Holy Redeemer Health System Warminster, PA,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • 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.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
Charge Nurse, 06/2006 - 12/2007
Lakeview Health Nashville, TN,
  • 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.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • 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.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Observed patient's heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Promoted safe and calm environment for complex patients by keeping services, supplies and necessary equipment on hand.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Specialized in nursing care for patients requiring continuous and comprehensive observation and acute trauma patients with multitudes of injuries.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Confirmed proper functioning of life support equipment such as ventilators and feeding tubes.
Education and Training
Master of Science in Nursing: Accelerated Master of Nursing , Expected in 07/2020
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Chamberlain School of Nursing - Addison, IL,
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2004
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Hardin Simmons University - Abilene, TX,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in
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Fort Sumner High School - Fort Sumner, NM
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School Attended

  • Chamberlain School of Nursing
  • Hardin Simmons University
  • Fort Sumner High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Instructor
  • Charge Nurse
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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