Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Ambitious Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance in bedside nursing care and pre-op experience. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Experience in delivering high-quality care to patients in medical and surgical care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction, and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives.


Served as Chair of Quality and Safety Council as well as participated in multiple other councils and Shared Governance opportunities.

  • Can work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Critical Thinking
  • Strong analytical skills; easily assesses conditions and implements appropriate interventions
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Relates well to people from a variety of cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Demonstrates aptitude for developing new skills
  • Dedicated individual; reputation for consistently going beyond what is required.
  • Able to lead and delegate appropriately to team members
Work History
Perioperative Registered Nurse, 02/2019 to Current
St. Elizabeth HealthcareCrestview Hills, KY,

lanned, executed, directed and evaluated nursing care given to surgical patient through perioperative experience to promote highest quality and patient safety.

  • Educated patients and loved ones regarding operating procedures, expectations, side effects and recovery process.
  • Prepared, implemented, and evaluated nursing care for patients through each step of surgical procedure.
  • Admitted, assessed and prepared ambulatory care patients for surgery in accordance with surgery center policies and individual patient needs.
  • Supplied education regarding nutrition, medication, pain and wound management and expected response to operative or invasive procedure and assessed knowledge level of patient or designated support person.
  • Provided compassionate, individualized care for each patient while in operating room.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Planned, executed, directed and evaluated nursing care given to surgical patient through perioperative experience to promote highest quality and patient safety.
Registered Nurse Team Leader Trauma-Surgical Unit, 02/2017 to 02/2019
University Of Tennessee Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated care of patients on thirty bed unit and led in rapid responses and codes
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Registered Nurse Trauma-Surgical Unit, 08/2013 to 02/2017
University Of Tennessee Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Collaborated with multi-person health care team to revise and develop treatment plans for six patients simultaneously.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures and monitored chest tubes.
  • Managed caseload of six patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Responsible for care of Level I trauma, post-operative, and other Emergency Room patients

Implemented care for patients that included:

  • Orthopedic care (traction, wound care, hemo-vacs, wound vacs, amputations)
  • Care for neuro patients (stroke care, halos, TBIs
  • General Surgical care (tracheotomy care, NG tubes, PEG tubes, Chest tubes, PICC/Central line/ Midlines, surgical drains)
  • Trauma patients (MVAs, gunshot wounds, degloving injuries)

Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2013
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN

BLS and ACLS certified

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