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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

• Register nurse with over 18 years of successful experience in collaboration, communication, and evaluations. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in nursing. Strengths in direct patient care and chronic disease management backed by training in critical care, emergency care, and post procedural nursing care. Enthusiastic register nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of resource allocation and data collection and training in skilled nursing practice as well as nursing leadership. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel in the healthcare industry. Experienced register nurse with over 18 years of experience in healthcare consumer interactions which result in strong beneficial relationships. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. Multi-talented register nurse consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

Skills
  • Preventative health education
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Care Coordination
  • Health and Physical Evaluations
  • Data Collection, Medical recordkeeping
  • Trauma and Emergency care and recovery
  • IV, central line setup and monitoring
  • At risk patient care and identification
  • Infection control measures
  • Medication Administration
  • Chest pain management
  • Diabetes management
  • Experience critial care, ICU, Emergency care and Pre and Post Anesthesia care expert
  • Performing EKGs
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Care Plan Development
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Lab result interpretation
  • EKG result interpretation
  • Women's health exams
  • Patient counseling
  • Patient discharge planning
  • Patient physical and mental Assessments
  • Chronic disease management
  • Call triaging, Appointment Scheduling
  • Procedure patient education
  • Procedure preparations
  • Family Education
  • Employee Evaluation
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Patient consultation
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Regulatory Compliance understanding
  • Privacy and confidentiality, HIPAA education
  • EPIC, Optime, Meditech, and Cerner software EMR/EHR use
  • Shared governance
  • Resource Allocation
  • Managing deadlines
  • Precepting
  • MS Office, Excel
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Operational improvement
  • Process improvement
  • Effective Communications
  • Team player
  • Relationship development
  • Budgets
  • Policy updates
  • Nursing staff management
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Emotional intelligence
Work History
04/2019 to Current
Pre-Anesthesia, Recovery, and Critical Care Chi Health Missouri Valley, IA,
  • Worked with surgical and anesthesia customers to understand the customer needs to provide optimum service.
  • Conduct physical assessments with vitals
  • Perform EKG and blood collections
  • Perform medical histories on a diverse patient population
  • Review customer medications for potential drug interactions
  • Data entry using EPIC EHR software
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins as well as customer satisfaction.
  • Resolved the throughput issues, by changing workflow, improving operations and exceptional client support.
  • Routinely handle 25+ calls addressing customer inquiries and concerns.
03/2006 to 04/2019
Recovery Room Nurse Providence St. Joseph's Health Montrose, CA,
  • Obtain and administered medications or intravenous solutions to patients to decrease pain levels and replace lost fluids.
  • Educate patients about post-operative instructions, including medication administration, infection complications, and preventative health measures.
  • Continuously monitor patient vitals, alertness, breathing, and pain levels, and notify the assigned physician of observed complications.
  • Conduct on-going post-operative patient assessments to determine patient condition and readiness for discharge.
  • Enter patient data and recovery notes in EPIC, and Optime software to ensure complete medical records
  • Coordinate and consult with healthcare team members to implement patient care plans.
  • Perform ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs while working with a multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Observe and reported patient condition, progress, and medication side effects to document updates accurately.
  • Deliver exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care, and rehabilitation.
  • Deliver outstanding care to 50+ patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Implement care plans for 50+ patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Organize and manage the care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including Trauma, Neuro, Cardiac, and general surgical procedures.
  • Obtain feedback to implement quality improvement opportunities to create a safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to the unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Direct nursing activities for two units at 695-bed hospital with 3,300+ employees, guiding nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Oversaw and managed 56 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Report patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collect blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Train new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
    Provide skilled, timely, and level-headed emergency response to critically ill patients.
  • Addressed disruptions inpatient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures, and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Report findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with teams to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Participate in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development, and nursing simulation activities
02/2002 to 05/2010
Registered Nurse, Float Pool,Emergency Room and Cr Orange Park Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Facilitate therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Inform patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Deliver outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitor patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings, and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chances of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Perform ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Maintain quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, and other conditions.
  • Monitor patient reactions to drugs and carefully document progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Diagnosis and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, and pneumonia.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological, and cognitive needs.
  • Performed triage on 150 + incoming patients and determining severity, injuries, and illnesses.
  • Manage care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations, and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Confer with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Secure controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Deliver high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Engaged in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development, and nursing simulation activities.
03/2003 to 04/2006
Registered Nurse, SICU UF Health Jacksonville City, STATE,
  • Equip patients with the knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitate therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings, and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • 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 chances of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Confer with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Deliver medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Monitor patient reactions to drugs and carefully document progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Partner 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.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons, central lines, and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Implement interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion, and airway management.
  • Prepare patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as craniotomies, spinal surgery, thoracic surgeries, other general operations that cover urology, GYN, and orthopedics.
  • Maintain quality care and comfort for50 + patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other conditions.
  • Update patient charts using EPIC, OPtime, and Meditech software with data such as medications to keep records current and support proper treatments.
  • Provide educational and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Deliver quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Collect blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Report findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with teams to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Diagnosis and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, and pneumonia.
Education
Expected in 02/2020
Ph.D.: Nursing: Leadership Tract
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:
Expected in 12/2013
Master of Science: Nursing Administration And Education
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
GPA:
Expected in 12/2009
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Practice
Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, FL
GPA:
Expected in 06/1996
Associate of Science: Nursing Practice
Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL
GPA:
Certifications

CPAN

ACLS

PALS

BLS

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • University of Phoenix
  • Jacksonville University
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville

Job Titles Held:

  • Pre-Anesthesia, Recovery, and Critical Care
  • Recovery Room Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Float Pool,Emergency Room and Cr
  • Registered Nurse, SICU

Degrees

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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