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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Energetic and compassionate Nurse with excellent interpersonal relationship skills that can help to guide staff and clients through difficult situations. With over sixteen years' of experience in the healthcare industry and eleven of those working with pediatric client's with various types of disabilities and their families. Proficient in applying various healthcare management strategies to assist in facility and client needs. Ready to apply newly learned leadership and management skills to a new position.

Skills
  • Nursing Operations Management
  • Medication Administration
  • Procedure Assistance/Preparation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations Management and Administration for Pediatrics'
  • Facility and Individual Medical Supply Management
  • Treatment Preparation and Management
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Medical Care Coordination and Oversight
  • Decision Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Healthcare Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Student Precepting
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Direct Patient Care
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Verbal and Written Professional Communication
  • Time Management
  • Interdepartmental Functions Coordination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Process Implementation
  • Resource Monitoring
  • Problem Identification and Resolution
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Medicare Compliance
  • Patient Care, Education, and Advocacy
  • Development and Instruction for staff and client education/training
Experience
03/2012 to Current
Pediatric Field Nurse Bayada Pediatrics Home Care City, STATE,
  • Delivery of a high level of nursing care to children with disabilities in/out of their home environments through various nursing tasks, some of which include administering of nutritional supplements via various intestinal tubes, administration of medication's in various forms, cleaning of wounds, and monitoring of blood glucose levels.
  • Utilization of professional communication skills to share or receive necessary information with outside agencies to maintain a high quality of care and stability for patients and their families.
  • Open communication with patients and caregivers in order to provide education and continuity of treatments and care.
  • Documenting of patient progress towards goals and changes in health status via Alayacare, an online healthcare documentation system.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being by assisting with activities of daily living and functional mobility which increases client comfort and quality of life for client and their families.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, helped to promote stable and functional ways of life.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians and/or school staff with observations and concerns.
  • Compliance of policies and procedures. Maintenance of strict patient data procedures in compliance with HIPAA laws, and facility protocol to prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs within the school system and healthcare agencies.
  • Observation of strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients, monthly monitoring of medication and treatment records for error.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions for need of adjustment to treatment plans.
06/2007 to 02/2012
Assistant Medical Director/Medical Staff Associate New Hope Manor City, STATE,
  • Provided continuous professional development opportunities for clinical staff and training to maintain and strengthen competencies while rehabilitating and caring for adult and pediatric client's.
  • Oversaw day-to-day practice functions, patient care, medical and business activities.
  • Developed and actualized strategies to maintain highest standards of care and OASIS compliance.
  • Evaluated physicians' notes, implemented new orders for client care and reviewed requests to determine if medical interventions were necessary for rehabilitation.
  • Assisted in implementing and of writing policies and procedures to establish the best and most up-to-date medical practices in order to achieve and maintain OASIS protocol and Department of health standards.
  • Maintained good communication between department heads, clinical staff and governing boards by attending meetings and synchronizing interdepartmental functioning.
  • Built strategic alliances with outside facilities such as orthopedics, women's health, physical therapy, dental services, nutritional services, and pharmacy units resulting in more united front and recognition throughout the system.
  • Monitored industry trends and advances in evidence-based medicine to purchase and utilize innovative equipment while maintaining operating budgets and expenditures.
  • Restructured program materials to define objectives and align with new competency regulations.
01/2009 to 04/2011
LPN Hall Manager Wayne Woodlands Manor City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with a multi-disciplinary team in overseeing patient care, evaluating of nursing intervention and treatment success to determine if adjustments and adaptations to treatment plans were necessary to improve overall patient care, and to promote and restore patient health.
  • Measured and documented patient height, weight, obtained medical histories, current symptoms, and vitals for monitoring.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by addressing patient care needs, correctly administering medications, inserting and caring for catheters, changing wound dressings, treatments, and therapies in accordance with physicians orders. Charted changes in patient conditions and discussing concerns with supervising healthcare providers.
  • Communicated effectively and with compassion to patient, family or caregivers related to their concerns, patient diagnoses, treatment plans and procedures while determining how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Collected biological samples from patients to perform routine tests per physicians orders.
  • Examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet while monitoring of intake and output.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2006 to to
Licensed Practical Nurse: Healthcare
Sullivan County BOCES - Liberty, NY
GPA:
Expected in 06/2002 to to
High School Diploma:
Honesdale High School - Honesdale, PA
GPA:
Expected in to to
: Bussiness Administration And Healthcare Management
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sullivan County BOCES
  • Honesdale High School
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Field Nurse
  • Assistant Medical Director/Medical Staff Associate
  • LPN Hall Manager

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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