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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Caring Registered Nurse with excellent communication skills, teaching skills, and 8 years of diverse nursing experience.

Patient-focused Registered Nurse with a background in psychiatric care. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role in patient education.

Licenses

CPR certified through American Heart Association

Registered Nurse in the State of North Dakota, License number R30858

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Skill Highlights
  • Skilled in conducting physical and mental examinations
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care) for both adults and pediatrics
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care

  • Worked closely with multi-disciplinary collaborations

  • Case management experience in acute care, outpatient care, and direct in-home care

  • Provided education to patients as individuals and as groups

  • Holistic care to provide the patient population with positive outcomes

Professional Experience
Pediatric Home Care Nurse, 10/2009 to Current
Pediatric Home ServiceFrankfort, KY,

Served as primary nurse and completed re-certifications for continued nursing care. Performed physical assessments throughout shifts. Skilled in working with G-Tubes, Trachs, Port-A-Caths, Bipaps, ventilators, tube feeding machines, IV pumps, CPT machines, nebulizers, cardiac monitors, apnea machines, etc. Had an opportunity to provide palliative care in outpatient settings. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. In home care, nurses have a lot of autonomy. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Provided necessary health education training for patients and their families. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

Community Outreach Nurse, 02/2009 to 08/2009
Care New England Health SystemCranston, RI,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the nurse on a dual diagnosis mental health care team. Case manager of 10 clients. Attended medical appointments with clients as needed to assist in comprehension of medical appointments and advocation for the clients. Filled client medication organizers on a weekly basis. Assisted clients in finding employment, accessing community resources, scheduling appointments as needed, assisted in activities of daily living. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to low-income patient community. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Provided nursing education classes on nutrition, exercise, stress management, etc. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.

Residential Nurse, 08/2007 to 02/2009
ArchcareRhinebeck, NY,

Worked with an interdisciplinary team which included psychiatrists, counselors, psychologists, case managers, floor staff, director of Luther Hall. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Updated immunization records, vision exams, dental exams, annual physical exams, and made appointments as needed. Worked closely with psychiatrist for medication management. Communicated with case workers, parents, pharmacists, legal custodians, and other practitioners involved with the care of the residents. Provided education to all involved in resident's care. Administered Mantoux Text to all new residents and staff. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Provided first aid to residents and staff as needed. Certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training. Completed required documentation for continuum of care to state agencies.

Charge Nurse on Eating Disorders Unit, 2005 to 09/2007
Meritcare Health SystemCity, STATE,

Conducted physical and mental assessments. Worked with interdisciplinary team, which included but wasn't limited to: psychiatrist, psychologist, dietitian, case manager, nurse, patient, parents, family, nurse aids, school teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, etc. Medication management of patients. Nursing education classes provided to patients. Closely monitored patients. Supervised one other nurse and nurse aids. Competent in food exchanges to assist the patients as they progressed in their treatment. Cardiac monitoring as needed. Nasogastric tube placement as needed. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. Some patients had dual diagnoses of BiPolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorders, anxiety disorders, and many more.

Clinic Nurse, 08/2004 to 02/2005
Family Health Care CenterCity, STATE,

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Assisted physicians with physicals, pap smears, dermatology procedures, etc. Administered immunizations, nebulizers, vaccinations, eye exams, hearing exams, pregnancy tests, etc. Provided education as needed by patient. Triaged patients as needed. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.

Floor nurse- Orthopedics , 04/2004 to 07/2004
Meritcare Health SystemsCity, STATE,

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Utilized different traction devices on patients dependent on the type of surgery they would undergo. Pain management was a large part of this type of nursing as was recognizing signs and symptoms of infections and blood clots. Familiarized with a lot of hematology, lab values, and treatment of these values. Worked with an interdisciplinary team. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2004 to University of North Dakota - Grand Forks, ND
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School Attended

  • University of North Dakota

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Home Care Nurse
  • Community Outreach Nurse
  • Residential Nurse
  • Charge Nurse on Eating Disorders Unit
  • Clinic Nurse
  • Floor nurse- Orthopedics

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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