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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Versatile registered nurse with nine years experience - four years clinic setting and 2 years home based. Strongly motivated towards promoting patient independence and providing patients with high quality abilities, equipment and motivation to provide self care at home.

Skills
  • Training & Development
  • Good Work Ethic
  • PPE Use
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Resolution
  • Microsoft Office
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Active Listening
  • Team Building
  • Organizational Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • People Skills
Experience
PD RN, 05/2020 to Current
Rwj BarnabasWest Orange, NJ,
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Chronic Hemodialysis RN, 11/2015 to 05/2020
KatmaiFort Rucker, AL,
  • Administered Peritoneal dialysis as well as IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and intramuscular medications.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Updated medical records with current vitals, behavioral observations and medication details.
  • Counseled patients on infusions and possible side effects to promote treatment compliance.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored patient status during treatment and reported variances and adverse reactions to care teams.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Initiated and documented ongoing quality assurance activities to improve patient care and safety.
  • Administered medications to [Number] patients per day as directed by individual treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • 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.
  • Collected and analyzed patient data before, during and after treatments and documented information in patient medical records.
Orthopedic Registered Nurse, 05/2013 to 11/2014
Yale-New Haven HealthCos Cob, CT,
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Monitored surgical sites for signs of infection and maintained optimal wound hygiene.
  • Promoted patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and educating on orthopedic concerns.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Checked in patients, completed intakes and performed initial assessments.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Helped patients manage pain and recovery processes with medications and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Taught patients how to use devices, care for wounds and prevent complications with proper care.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
Medical Technologist Generalist, 11/2000 to 05/2013
SvitlaCity, STATE,
  • Collected and studied blood samples to determine number of cells, morphology or blood group.
  • Entered data from analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage.
  • Documented medical test data and results in patient medical records.
  • Supported quality control processes by monitoring activities and reporting.
  • Conducted chemical analysis of blood, urine or spinal fluid to determine presence of normal or abnormal components.
  • Followed strict quality control procedures to deliver accurate test results.
  • Operated, calibrated or maintained equipment used in quantitative or qualitative analysis.
  • Determined acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.
  • Trained, coached and oversaw daily work of medical lab technicians.
  • Managed departmental inventory and supply ordering.
  • Communicated with physicians to discuss lab test findings, procedures and other relevant information.
  • Analyzed laboratory findings to check accuracy of results.
  • Performed routine and complex laboratory tests using variety of techniques, instrumentation and equipment to assist in medical diagnosis and treatment.
  • Conducted multiple tests at once using automated equipment and computerized instruments.
  • Conducted and evaluated quality control measurements to maintain equipment performance.
  • Evaluated body fluids and tissue samples to document findings such as normal or abnormal results.
  • Received and interpreted written requisitions from nursing units for routine or special laboratory tests.
  • Analyzed samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Selected and prepared specimens and media for cell cultures.
  • Planned and carried out regular maintenance on equipment by following procedures and manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Set up, cleaned and maintained laboratory equipment.
  • Reviewed test results to confirm accuracy and diagnosed causes behind irregular findings.
  • Used microscopes and cell counters to perform assigned tasks.
  • Maintained safe work environment by wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Assessed equipment regularly by conducting instrument function inspections and calibrations.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2012
University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences - Little Rock, AR
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Medical Technology, Expected in 05/2000
University of Medical Science - Little Rock, AR,
GPA:
  • [Award] Recipient High Honors
  • [Semester, Year] - Dean's List
  • Awarded PELL, UAMS
  • [Number] GPA 3.66
Associate of Science: Biological And Physical Sciences, Expected in 05/1996
Arkansas State University - Beebe - Beebe, AR
GPA:
  • [Award] Recipient Gamma Beta Phi Society
  • Awarded , [Agency Name]
  • [Number] GPA 3.84

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School Attended

  • University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
  • University of Medical Science
  • Arkansas State University - Beebe

Job Titles Held:

  • PD RN
  • Chronic Hemodialysis RN
  • Orthopedic Registered Nurse
  • Medical Technologist Generalist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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