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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Diligent nursing professional with 11 years' experience in clinical care environments. Talented at conducting patient assessments, developing individualized care plans and implementing prescribed orders. Successful at delivering high-quality patient care to advance recovery goals and improve overall health. Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations, including verbal or physical confrontations. Proven history of success in optimizing patient care as well-qualified and highly experienced Registered Nurse. Minimize hospital stays through detailed focus on internal systems and individual patient needs. Focused on boosting utilization and department operational efficiency.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Discharge planning coordination
  • Patient care plans
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Physician consultations
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Organization and Planning
  • Patient Management
  • Treatment Planning
  • Managing deadlines
  • Care Plan Development
  • Vaccine administration
  • Administering immunizations
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient evaluation
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Family Education
  • Patient discharge
Education
South Plains College Levelland, TX Expected in Associate Degree in Nursing : - GPA :
Howard College Big Spring, TX Expected in Associate of Science : - GPA :
Work History
Allina Health Systems - Postpartum Registered Nurse
Shakopee, MN, 09/2015 - 04/2019
  • Monitored and assessed mother and newborn after delivery to ascertain proper healing and recovery.
  • Educated new parents on how to properly care for infants by instructing parents on bottle feeding, bathing, circumcision care and breastfeeding.
  • Coordinated and consulted with health care team to plan, implement and assess both mother and infant care plans.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
St. Joseph Health - Registered Nurse, Cardiac Telemetry
Laguna Beach, CA, 12/2013 - 04/2015
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Notified providers of changes in cardiac rhythms and ectopy activity.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Identified arrhythmias, abnormalities or significant changes from baseline cardiac condition.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Fostered improvement in all operational facets, including staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Teamed with cardiologists and electrophysiologists in expediting diagnosis operations, providing detailed data in alignment with physician orders.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Utilized behavioral strategies to promote adherence to care plans, adoption of healthy behaviors and engagement in self-care.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for cardiac rehab.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided assistance to electro physiologist, supporting timely processing of orders and cases.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
Day Kimball Hospital - Registered Nurse, Cardiac ICU/Telemetry Registered Nurse
Dayville, CT, 01/2006 - 11/2011
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Produced care plans in alignment with physical, psychosocial and learning needs of patients, achieving commendations for compassionate treatment.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Contributed to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as key member of cardiac nursing team caring for up to 3-4 patients daily.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many patients as possible each day.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Improved nursing care by identifying and targeting procedural gaps.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Maintained detailed records of patient conditions, reactions and progress in alignment with physician orders.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Assessed patients, collecting data and prioritizing cases in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
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City, STATE, 01/2020 - 06/2020

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School Attended

  • South Plains College
  • Howard College

Job Titles Held:

  • Postpartum Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Cardiac Telemetry
  • Registered Nurse, Cardiac ICU/Telemetry Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Associate of Science

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