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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Intravenous Starts , Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Decision Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Direct Patient Care
Education
Mount St. Joseph University Cincinnati, OH Expected in 12/2018 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Good Samaritan School of Nursing Cincinnati, Expected in 06/1985 Diploma of Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • Achieved safe patient outcomes by completing protocols with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team of Nursing Manager , staff nurses and anesthesiologist in the development of Peripheral Nerve Block area and protocol.
Work History
Cedars Sinai - PACU /Preoperative Registered Nurse
West Hollywood, CA, 03/2010 - Current
  • Took vitals and assessed patients in recovery room following surgical procedures.
  • Collaborated with patients and healthcare teams to assess, plan, implement and evaluate custom care plans for each individual.
  • Kept charting notes regarding patient assessments and medications
  • Performed autonomous practice consistent with evidence-based standards and patient care considerations.
  • prepare patients to transfer to inpatient units or discharge to home or extended care facility
  • Prepare patients for surgical procedures with thorough preoperative assessment and evaluation of patient information
  • assisted with procedures to prepare patient including peripheral nerve blocks , IV starts , blood draws, administering medications and surgical site preparation.
Akron Children's Hospital - Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse
Lisbon, OH, 08/1986 - 05/1999
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families' cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Participated in Medical Surgical ICU departmental quality improvement initiatives to achieve higher standard of patient care.
  • Followed HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Cared for patients in 24-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center - Staff Nurse Pulmonary Unit
City, STATE, 01/1986 - 08/1986
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center - Staff Nurse Orthopedics
City, STATE, 06/1985 - 02/1986
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.

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School Attended

  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Good Samaritan School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • PACU /Preoperative Registered Nurse
  • Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse
  • Staff Nurse Pulmonary Unit
  • Staff Nurse Orthopedics

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma of Nursing

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