Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Caring Home Health Nurse skillful in initiating plans of care, engaging patients in therapeutic activities and assessing patient needs. Dependable professional that offers to homebound patients. First-rate communication, time management and recordkeeping abilities.

  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Medication Administration
  • Children's medical needs
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Patient Assessments
  • Collecting vitals
  • Family planning services education
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
Pediatric Home Health Nurse, 07/2021 - Current
The Pediatric Connection Lancaster, TX,
  • Provided compassionate nursing care to medically fragile children in home settings.
  • Tracked patients' progress through careful reporting and documentation at each visit.
  • Communicated with patients and family members, providing detailed information regarding care and medications.
  • Handled variety of nursing tasks, including medication administration, ventilation monitoring.
  • Identified health issues while at home care visits and contacted patient's physician to discuss best method for resolution.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
Geriatric Nurse, 07/2021 - Current
State Of Georgia Twiggs, GA,
  • Promote kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills with elderly patients and caregivers.
  • Closely monitor acute conditions related to falls and accidents, as well as chronic conditions, such as arthritis and COPD.
  • Educate patients on such topics as nutrition and medication side effects.
  • Involve, educate and supervise family members in implementing best practices for older adults.
  • Administer medications and treatment to patients and monitor responses while working with healthcare provider to adjust care plans if appropriate.
  • Educate family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Follow all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administer different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
Infection Control Epidemiologist II, 11/2020 - Current
Texas Department Of State Health Services City, STATE,
  • Continuously maintain proper safety and precautionary measures to avoid spread of disease and infection.
  • Surveilled ongoing infections to verify adequate data collection, control procedures and current staff interventions.
  • Gather and submit data to regulatory agencies for mandatory report infections such as Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Coordinate a successful and with full compliance to prevent infections according to facility and Joint Commission standards.
  • Set clear policies to improve success of infection control measures in all departments.
  • Investigate outbreaks and revamped control measures to prevent future incidents.
  • Identify risks proactively, prepare teams for likely infections based on seasonal changes or current epidemiological trends.
  • Develop effective training programs to help staff understand and implement critical protections such as hand-washing etc.
  • Evaluated hospital-onset and healthcare-acquired infections by conducting root cause analysis.
  • Identify and mitigate unnecessary infection risks through regular reviews and procedural assessments.
  • Keep teams operating in accordance with latest epidemiological research and sound care practices.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Follow all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Report findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and work with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Investigate and resolve issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Ensure healthcare staff are up to date on vaccinations.
Epidemiologist 1, 11/2017 - 10/2020
Texas Department Of State Health Services City, STATE,
  • Determine the need for and conduct infection prevention investigations on events associated with bioterrorism agents, food-borne illness, vaccine-preventable disease, pandemic influenza, Multiple resistant drug organism (MDRO) disease clusters, and/or other associated unusual disease outbreak events within DSHS 6/5 south’s jurisdiction. (Hepatitis A, B, C, CRE, MDRA, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli cases, COVID-19 etc.);
  • Conducts on-site visits to investigate situations presenting infection prevention risks and provide resolution. Provide recommendations regarding products and procedures for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization to minimize the transmission of infectious diseases.
  • Assists in developing new guidelines, policies, and procedures, updating current policies and procedures based on current literature, regulatory agencies, and data generated through surveillance.
  • Monitor DSHS 6/5 south’s jurisdiction related health outcomes that may affect recovery and response, maintain a secure community stakeholder relationships and contact lists;
  • Manage data collection and surveillance through case interviews, medical record reviews, vital record data, and data collection systems;
  • Interview and gather quantitative and qualitative information from patient such as symptom onset date, signs and symptoms of the disease, traveling history, possible exposure setting, and vaccination history;
  • Serves as an epidemiology resource and educator to local health department, the medical staff, patients, and the community by providing accurate information and guidance on infection prevention issues in a timely manner, reviewing and revising infection prevention-related educational materials.
  • Interpret laboratory results; provide recommendations including contact isolations, provide recommendations on preventions and control measures; request clinical notes/medical records;
  • Create disease outbreak-specific line-list, perform disease outbreak investigation; write formal epidemiological reports, track disease rates using electronic management system – National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS), analysis (using SAS, EPI Info.);
  • Participate in DSHS routine department functions, meetings, and Implementation of bioterrorism preparedness and response activities;
  • Maintained and analyze the school surveillance program for voluntary reporting of absenteeism in participating schools within DSHS 6/5 south’s jurisdiction during the school year. Through a commercial survey site (survey monkey);
  • Educated clients on their health results or disease and answer any health-related questions;
  • Assist in the development and streamlined systems for monitoring and tracking program effectiveness.
  • Assist in Designing educational materials used to inform policymakers and community stakeholders.
  • Write summaries, reports, and other correspondence regarding community outreach efforts.
  • Coordinated community outreach activities.
  • Maintain communications with healthcare providers, local health departments, infection control practitioners, physicians, laboratories, and regional communicable disease personnel;
  • Provides technical advice on surveillance and epidemiological issues to local health departments and hospitals as an “ON-CALL” epidemiologist on duty, responsibility include receiving, investigating, and respond to disease reports 24/7/365 within the required deadlines;
  • Develop and recommend evidence-based interventions and control measures in response to epidemiological findings;
  • Participate in weekly and bi-weekly DSHS epidemiology conference calls and bi-monthly meetings with local health departments that involve routine sharing of information and situational updates of disease-related events within the state;
  • Develop data collection tools to simplify and broaden data compilation.
  • Create data summaries, reports, and visual representations for emerging infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and other conditions of interest;
  • Investigate reportable diseases and conditions, exotic diseases, unusual group expressions of diseases, and outbreaks.
  • Served as the regional point of contact for ESSENCE and TX Red Sky.
  • Create data summaries, reports, and visual representations for infectious diseases and other conditions of interest;
  • Serve as a member of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Response Team.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2019
North Broward Technical Center - Deerfield Beach, FL,
Master of Public Health: Epidemiology, Expected in 05/2015
University of Illinois At Springfield - Springfield, IL
Bachelor of Science: Health And Wellness, Expected in 05/2010
Texas Southern University - Houston, TX

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School Attended

  • North Broward Technical Center
  • University of Illinois At Springfield
  • Texas Southern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Home Health Nurse
  • Geriatric Nurse
  • Infection Control Epidemiologist II
  • Epidemiologist 1


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science

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