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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.

Skills
  • Cancer patient management
  • Chemotherapy drug administration
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Central line and IV skills
Experience
10/2009 to Current Oncology RN III Lake Regional Health System | Eldon, MO,
  • Monitor and manage various treatment and care interventions for oncology and hematology patients.
  • Administer SQ and IM injections
  • Assess and manage side effects of patients receiving various chemotherapy and immunotherapy regimens.
  • Accessing and maintaining vascular access devices and using sterile technique where applicable.
  • Administering chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other IV infusions.
  • Educating patients and their family throughout their cancer journey.
  • Precepting new hire and traveling RN’s.
  • Chart prep nurse of the infusion room.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Using critical thinking and judgment in the care of immunocompromised patients with comorbidities and reporting to providers as needed.
  • Work in conjunction with our providers and coworkers to ensure that our patients get the best care possible.
  • Collect lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitor and record patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administer medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Prioritize nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Assess patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients.
  • Counsel patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Served as Charge Nurse of the infusion room.
  • Served in the capacity of Nurse Manager.
2007 to 2009 Recovery Room RN Chi Health | Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • 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.
  • Monitored pre and post-op vitals and EKG's on patients recovering from sedation.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to patients receiving colonoscopies and endoscopic procedures.
2003 to 2006 Medical-Surgical LPN Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. | Norfolk, MA,
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
2008 to 2009 Per Diem Nurse Hilo Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for cancer patients receiving treatment.
  • Administered chemotherapy to patients as indicated by chart instructions given by each physician.
  • Provided patients with information on range of subjects, not limited to side effects from chemotherapy and benefits of proper nutrition during treatment.
  • Emotionally supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2007 Associate of Science | Registered Nurse Hawaii Community College, Hilo, HI, GPA:
Expected in 2005 Associate of Arts | University Hawaii Hilo, Hilo,Hi, GPA:
Expected in 2003 Certificate of Practical Nursing | Hawaii Community College, Hilo,HI, GPA:
Certifications
  • Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certification since 2009

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School Attended

  • Hawaii Community College
  • University Hawaii Hilo
  • Hawaii Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology RN III
  • Recovery Room RN
  • Medical-Surgical LPN
  • Per Diem Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate of Practical Nursing

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