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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven Clinical Instructor with experience in classroom and clinical settings, excited to bring 33-year background in nursing and education to growing organization. Highly proficient in developing strong education programs, robust curricula and engaging lesson plans. Focused on helping students achieve personal and professional goals while improving patient care.

Resourceful Clinical Instructor offering 33-year background in nursing education. Accomplished in developing robust nursing programs by working with colleagues to create up-to-date curriculum, lesson plans, and course materials. Prepared to bring talent, leadership, and expertise to growing nursing program.

Experienced nursing professional with proven teaching expertise and devotion to building up new nurses with skills necessary to excel in today's healthcare settings. Top-notch clinical expertise, sound judgment and strengths in workflow optimization and strategic planning. Vigilant and conscientious about isolating and resolving concerns.

Experienced Registered Nurse with advanced formal training in nurse education. Well versed in education program, curricula and lesson plan development. Focused on producing positive student outcome results when simultaneously providing high-quality care to patients.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Orthopedics
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Perioperative Care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Collecting vitals
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • EMR / EHR
Work History
to
Operating Room Registered Nurse Chi Health Puyallup, WA,
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Updated patient charts using with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Coordinated with other healthcare professionals to assess, plan and implement patient care plans.
  • Prepared OR by ensuring it met asepsis standards, as well as setting out, organizing and counting all tools and equipment necessary for each procedure
  • Processed patient information and provide access to relevant data for licensed practitioners.
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Administered medications as prescribed and checked for any contradictions or any potential complications that nursing staff needed to be aware of.
  • Verified patient information to make licensed staff aware of relevant health factors.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Provided effective bedside care to patients before and after procedures reduce concerns and provide comfortable and successful experiences.
  • Observed surgeon's body language, movements and demeanor during operations to efficiently anticipate needs.
  • Provided high level of individualized care to adult patients across multiple medical specialties.
  • Prepped operating rooms to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Identified conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programd workshops.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
02/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Carpenter Health Network Shreveport, LA,

Responsible for helping with Building wide education in all departments.

Work closely with Department heads to provide New Employee Orientations.

Teaching BLS classes for all employees.

Will be teaching CNA classes as soon as certification is complete.

Training and tracking education of all employees in the building.

Attending appropriate department meetings and providing imput as needed.

Providing staff and veteran covid testing and education.

01/2009 to 12/2017
Office Manager/Registered Nurse Education Affiliates Montgomery, AL,
  • Assessed patient health status based upon presented symptoms and directed patient to appropriate level of care or acceptable alternative venue.
  • Tracked, reviewed and monitored diagnostic test results and assisted in management of patient care between visits. as directed by physician.
  • Prepared and administered vaccines and medications, collected specimens and performed other patient care tasks to assist physician with examinations and procedures.
  • Completed paperwork and prior authorizations and scheduled appointments for patients.
  • Reinforced health education, counseling and advice to patients and families and assessed patient educational needs, prioritized patient learning needs, identified barriers to learning and used educational tools to encourage non-adherent patients.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment and stocked unexpired supplies and medications to prepare patient care areas.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Led successful 12-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
07/2005 to 05/2008
Nursing Instructor State Fair Community College City, STATE,
  • Contributed educational and clinical expertise to help optimize training courses and boost student learning.
  • Oversaw laboratory and clinical environments to help students advance knowledge and abilities.
  • Strived to continuously update course strategies and content based on current trends and technological advancements in healthcare.
  • Assessed student knowledge levels and abilities with detailed assessments.
  • Supported student educational and vocational planning to help each optimize learning strategies and reap long-term career benefits.
  • Coached underperforming students to help meet clinical objectives
  • Prepared and delivered lectures to undergraduate and graduate students on topics such as obstetrics and basic nursing.
  • Identified and assigned appropriate activities and projects to enhance student learning, including activities and projects.
  • Trained students to identify signs of patient health deterioration and clinical equipment malfunction to promote achievement of all course objectives.
  • Maintained student attendance records and grades.
  • Monitored progress of each student and provided formal evaluation upon completion of clinical placements.
  • Developed and created clinical assignments to assess student skills.
  • Liaised with medical and nursing personnel to evaluate and improve teaching and nursing practices.
  • Coordinated with clinicians to develop and coordinate student assignments.
  • Created and implemented and interactive learning techniques to achieve maximum retention of objectives.
  • Prepared and administered weekly examinations to test student skills.
  • Prepared and delivered lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as pharmacology, mental health nursing and community health care practices.
  • Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts for distribution or use within classroom.
  • Compiled, administered and graded examinations to evaluate and record student comprehension levels.
Education
Expected in 05/1988 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University Of Kansas School Of Nursing - ,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University Of Kansas School Of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Office Manager/Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Instructor

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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