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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Professional Registered nurse with 35 years experience.  Strong cardiac background and proven leadership skills.  Works well with the team to ensure excellent patient outcomes and high patient satisfaction. 

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Successfully directs staff meetings
  • High level of autonomy
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
Work History
09/2011 to Current
Patient Care Director of ICAR/Cardiac Access/Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit Bickford Senior Living Clinton, IA,
  • Patient Care Director of Invasive Cardiology Admission/Recovery (ICAR), Cardiovascular Step Down Unit (CVSDU) and Cardiac Access--responsible for the leadership of these three units--80 FTE direct.
  • reports.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of budget for these three areas, achieving core measures, keeping 'never events' at 0, maintaining patient, employee and physician satisfaction.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Oversaw and managed number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
10/2010 to 09/2011
Patient Care Director of ICAR, Cardiac Access and Centralized Monitoring Center (CMC) Bickford Senior Living Fort Dodge, IA,
  • Responsible for 70 FTE positions and the budgets for all three areas.
  • Achieved high Employee Engagement scores and patient satisfaction scores.
  • Held staff accountable for high performance standards.
  • Worked to achieve cohesive work between staff on the floor and centralized monitoring staff.
  • Responsible for hiring, evaluating, coaching and counseling staff.
06/2008 to 10/2010
Patient Care Director ICAR and Cardiac Access Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • Patient Care Director of ICAR and Cardiac Access.
  • 2010 worked with the AMI team to achieve Acute MI Certification through the JCAHO
  • October 2010 led the units as we sought our successful third Magnet re-designation.
05/2006 to 06/2008
Interim Patient Care Director of ICAR, Cardiac Access and Chest Pain Observation Unit (CPOU) Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • Increased responsibilities to maintain kronos (productivity), budget, patient satisfaction, physician satisfaction, all staff evaluations, hiring staff, developing and disciplining staff.
09/2004 to 05/2006
Management Coordinator ICAR Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • promoted to management coordinator of the newly developed Invasive Cardiovascular Admission/Recovery (ICAR).
  • Helped to facilitate transition from a 12 bed out patient unit to 23 hour stay unit.
  • Responsibilities included, charge nurse on dayshift-managing staff and patient flow to facilitate patient's smooth movement through ICAR, maintaining staff schedules and performing staff evaluations.
09/1988 to 09/2004
Staff nurse/charge nurse Cath Lab Admit/Recovery Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • transferred to cardiac catheterization lab admit/recovery room and assisted with the development and of the initial outpatient cath program. 
  • Permanent charge nurse.
09/1987 to 09/1988
Assistant Head Nurse Coronary Care Unit Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • promoted to Assistant Head Nurse-responsible for charge/ patient care in a 10 bed CCU which expanded to an 18 bed unit.
  • New responsibilities included maintaining the schedule and evaluating staff and assumed the role of permanent charge nurse on the evening shift.
04/1984 to 04/1987
Staff nurse/charge nurse CCU Inova Fairfax Hospital City, STATE,
  • staff nurse/charge nurse on evening shift--cared for patients with Swan-Ganz catheters, on IABP, Vents, acute MI, Heart failure and 2 day post CABG
    patients. 
  • achieved CCRN and maintained this until October 1990
05/1984 to 10/1987
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  • staff nurse/charge nurse on evening.
  • shift-cared for patients with swans, balloon pumps, vents,.
  • and 2 day post CABG patients.
  • Achieved CCRN-maintained.
  • until October 1990.
05/1983 to 05/1984
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  • Staff nurse in CCU also was charge nurse on.
  • evening shift.
04/1979 to 04/1984
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse NA City, STATE,
  • August 1979-May 1982--staff nurse on Medical/Oncology Floor--acted as medication nurse/charge nurse--lead team of techs/LPNs to care for patients
  • May 1982-May 1983--staff nurse on Cardiac Tele Floor--cared for patients on telemetry post MI
  • May 1983-May 1984-staff nurse/charge nurse in CCU
Education
Expected in August 1979
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Marymount University - Arlington, VA
GPA:
Expected in December 1984
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Marymount University State of Virginia - Arlington, VA
GPA:
Expected in 2010
: Nursing
George Mason University - ,
GPA:
Expected in 2012
Master of Science: Nursing Leadership
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in Virginia, License number 0001076506
  • BLS Certification-12/11-12/13
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification-12/11-12/13
  • ANCC Certified Nurse Executive 4/4/2013-4/3-2018

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School Attended

  • Marymount University
  • Marymount University State of Virginia
  • George Mason University
  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Director of ICAR/Cardiac Access/Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit
  • Patient Care Director of ICAR, Cardiac Access and Centralized Monitoring Center (CMC)
  • Patient Care Director ICAR and Cardiac Access
  • Interim Patient Care Director of ICAR, Cardiac Access and Chest Pain Observation Unit (CPOU)
  • Management Coordinator ICAR
  • Staff nurse/charge nurse Cath Lab Admit/Recovery
  • Assistant Head Nurse Coronary Care Unit
  • Staff nurse/charge nurse CCU
  • Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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