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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Dedicated and well-qualified IICU RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 20+ year record in field and looking for challenging, long-term position.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Test Interpretations
  • Unit Administration
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Emergency Interventions
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Task and Work Prioritization
  • Honest and Dependable
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Medical Device Monitoring
  • Fluid Intake and Output Monitoring
  • Blood Transfusion Administration
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Honest and Ethical
Experience
Office Nurse, 04/2019 to Current
Southeastern HealthLumberton, NC,
  • Reviewed patient chart information before visit, ordered necessary laboratory tests, escorted patient to examination room, obtained vital signs and conducted interview to update records.
  • Responded to routine patient inquiries, assessed patient needs, conferred with physician regarding care plan and assisted physician with sensitive components of examinations.
  • Measured patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure each day.
  • Inoculated and vaccinated patients to immunize against communicable diseases.
  • Prepared and administered vaccines, medications, controlled substances and narcotics as prescribed and sterilized and stored instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Completed electronic documentation, prior insurance authorizations and scheduling of appointments for patients prescribed for diagnostic and therapeutic services from specialists.
  • Educated patients in regards to office policies, medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Coordinated computerized functions for automated prescriptions, patient medical records and laboratory information and trained other office staff members in electronic operations.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Diagnose conditions through in-depth health screenings and analysis of patient histories.
  • Advised clients about dermatologic products and benefits or restrictions of different active ingredients.
  • Inspected and maintained lasers to deliver consistent, safe treatments.
  • Kept treatment rooms client-ready by cleaning and restocking areas between appointments.

  • Performed laser vein therapy and laser hair removal procedures.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Troubleshooted and resolved technical problems.
Registered Nurse, IICU, 09/2008 to 10/2021
Baptist Health South FloridaWest Palm Beach, FL,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • 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.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Telemetry Registered Nurse, 09/1992 to 02/1997
Baptist Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Handled telemetry monitoring of patients cardiac rhythms.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Administered medications in proper dosages as detailed by physicians on patient charts.
  • Educated patients on health conditions and promoted better nutrition and holistic stress relief methods.
  • Monitored medications and reviewed lab results.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Listed all important information regarding patient health changes, medication side effects and treatments for physician review.
  • Monitored vital signs for critically ill patients using advanced technologies and equipment.
  • Identified irregular telemetry readings and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Communicated with patients and family members to explain conditions and medications.
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications, monitoring for adverse side effects.
  • Supervised patient blood pressure, heart activity, blood oxygen saturation and breathing activity.
  • Educated patients and families to manage illness with post-treatment home care needs, nutrition, exercise programs and self-administration of medication.
  • Read and interpreted lab test result values to develop, monitor and adjust care.
  • Conducted patient tests and administered medications.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/1992 to Clemson University - Clemson, SC
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And Sciences, Expected in 05/1989 to Anderson University - Anderson, SC
GPA:
Additional Information
  • Responsible for monthly wound prevalence assessment and reporting on the IICU
  • Assistance nurse manager to Donna Elsenheimer for 1.5 years
  • Code Blue team member - responsible for close loop communicating, real time scribe, reporting all Code Blue to Risk Management and 2 minute pulse checks
  • Assistance in the ED for starting and maintaining PD and obtaining samples
  • Proficient in starting IV's
  • Worked in conjunction with Bed board, FLOW, AOD in helping to decompress the ER and ICU when necessary
  • Charge nurse on Weekends - managed critical scheduling
  • Ability to problem solve and triage quickly
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing COVID protocols
  • Worked with engineering and Biomed to make sure that all equipment and Space labs were functioning properly
  • ACLS and BLS certified
  • Peer review for new hires
  • Assisted with in office consults for localized adiposity, pre op, intra op, and post op

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School Attended

  • Clemson University
  • Anderson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Office Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, IICU
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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