Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Experienced 1LT STAFF NURSE bringing 10 years' experience in U.S. ARMY. Technically astute and decisive with good problem-solving and organizational skills. Seek new professional challenges focused on [Area of expertise].

  • Administrative support
  • Process improvement
  • Supervision
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Inventory management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team management
  • Relationship development
  • Project organization
  • Team building
01/2018 to Current Officer-in-Charge Baptist Health Care | Pensacola, FL,
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
06/2017 to Current Charge Nurse The Brooklyn Hospital Center | Brooklyn, NY,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings, including home care, rehabilitation or self-care.
  • Coordinated and led nursing education, including in-services, facilitating nurse leadership development and career growth.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals; communicate with patients and caregivers to drive patient advocacy objectives.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques, and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Provided leadership to telemetry and acute care unit; coordinated, tasked, and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Liaised with various stakeholders, including physicians and ER staff, to reduce critical minutes between admission and treatment, effectively boosting positive patient outcomes.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording all cardiac rhythm data.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Skilled in central line and catheter management for triple lumen catheter (TLC), peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), tunneled intravascular central catheter (TICC), Quinton lines, and implanted vascular accessdevice (IVAD).
  • Advised, coached, and mentored experienced and student nurses, providing guidance and education on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • 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.
08/2011 to Current Staff Nurse United States Army | City, STATE,
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Facilitated transition to at-home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Coordinated and led nursing education, including in-services, facilitating nurse leadership development and career growth.
  • Applied extensive nursing expertise in management of patient care elements from admission to discharge, delivering emergency interventions when needed.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Advised, coached, and mentored experienced and student nurses, providing guidance and education on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Colorado State University - Pueblo, Pueblo, CO GPA:
Expected in 08/2013 Associate of Arts | General Studies AMERICAN MILITARY UNIVERSITY, , GPA:

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