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

Enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurse, eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail, and excellent bedside manner. Current Lead Nurse in the outpatient Infusion clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center. With over two years experience giving biologic therapy, chemotherapy and blood products as an Infusion Nurse and a strong Medical-Surgical background of nearly five years; I have a clear understanding of using the nursing process to promote positive patient outcomes. Motivated to continue to learn, grow and thrive in my vocation as a Registered Nurse.

Proven success in leadership and recognized for inspiring team members, leading by example, and pushing myself and others to excel. Pride myself on always prioritizing patient safety and quality improvement. Strongly desire to continue to serve my new home and ohana in O'ahu and reach as many patients possible.

  • Experienced as Primary Charge Nurse
  • Clinical assessment
  • Clinical observations, process improvement
  • Current Hawaii licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Prioritization of care based on clinical assessments
  • Voluntary and expert preceptor
  • Seasoned in various medical clinical procedures
  • IV infusion treatments expert
  • SOP proficiency and development for clinic
  • Proficient in using ultrasound guidance for PIV initiation
  • Budget and records management
  • Expert in Excel use for demonstrating trends and patient care and tracking nursing hours for various clinics to present to command leadership
  • Advanced communication skills with providers and leadership to promote positive patient outcomes
  • Skilled with Telemetry monitoring, performing EKGs, and interpreting rhythms
Work History
Primary Outpatient Infusion Nurse, 06/2019 - Current
Us Oncology, Inc. Carrollton, TX,
  • Became Lead Nurse and trained new nurse in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety after only 5 months in position
  • Maintain ONS Chemotherapy and Biologic Therapy Administrator certification
  • Access central lines, perform sterile PICC line and Mediport dressing changes
  • Trained in ultrasound to start PIVs in patients, often called to other units in hospital to assist in difficult PIV starts
  • Recommend appropriate port -studies when faulty central lines or implanted devices are suspected based on assessment prior to use for infusions
  • Often work autonomously to care for up to 5 infusion/injection patients at a time
  • Monitor each patents individual care plan, obtain and monitor standard routine blood labs, and assess effectiveness of biologic treatment therapies
  • Primary Nurse for appropriate prioritization and timely scheduling of new consultations, maintain master schedule for patients to keep them on track with target infusion intervals
  • Provides monthly workload reports, give feedback and input for Process Improvement projects, calculate patient care hours and manage administrative duties as well as provide direct patient care
  • Maintains supply and order bulk pharmacy items. Ensure all equipment is up to code, check all expirations dates of supplies and medications, and manage disposal of sharps and hazardous waste materials
  • Primarily coordinates and effectively communicates needs of clinic supplies with Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge, and clinic needs with Officer in Charge
  • Counsel patients and caregivers and provided compassionate emotional support
  • Observe and report patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates for providers to review
  • Adhere to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Administer different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan, seek clarification of orders that do not adhere to national safety standards
  • Offer exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic autoimmune conditions
  • Manage infusion reactions
  • Recognized by name in positive ICE comments and JOEs surveys
  • Review titers and vaccinations to ensure recommended vaccination schedules are followed when starting immuno-compromizing treatments
  • Deliver medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses, and address new concerns
  • Provide at home injection teaching for various conditions and endocrine disorders
  • Work closely with pharmacy to ensure enough medication is available based on patient demand and provider orders
Orthopedic & Neurovascular Medical-Surgical Nurse, 07/2018 - 06/2019
Carenational Houston, TX,
  • Managed caseload of up to 5 patients individually and oversaw the additional care of an additional 5 patients with another RN or LPN. Signed off on all charts of patients cared for by LPN
  • Used Eccentris, AHLTA, and CHCS systems to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes
  • Provided timely updates to the charge nurse of patients changing acuities for staffing purposes
  • 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
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to assigned patients daily
  • Oversaw and managed diverse army care team and clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism, participated in ARMY organized extracurriculars
  • Performed daily EKGs, monitored Telemetry for cardiac patients quickly performed proper interventions and notified providers of significant changes in patient condition
Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse, 09/2016 - 04/2018
War Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Cared for Hematology and Oncology patients in a 11 bay unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Assisted provider in Bone Marrow Biopsy procedures
  • Collaborated with patients, care teams, providers, and patient educator to develop care plans for patients with various cancers or chronic hematologic conditions
  • Obtained my ONS chemotherapy administration certification within four months of hire, maintained my ONS administration certification and stay current on up to date evidence- based practice
  • Administered Chemotherapy and Biotherapy based on latest research, provider orders and NCCN guidelines
  • Performed therapeutic phlebotomies, accessed dialysis ports, Central lines, PICC lines, and mediports, performed routine dressing changes per company protocols
  • Gave IV, IM, and SQ chemotherapy, and biological therapy
  • Treated all age groups from infants, adolescents, and geriatric patients
  • Compassionate care and coordination with home health and hospice for patients with terminal conditions
  • Administered blood products, and cared for post bone-marrow transplant patients after they were stabilized
  • Assessed and identified oncologic related emergencies and successfully intervened and treated over 10 infusion/chemotherapy related complications and reactions, with positive patient outcomes
  • Attended various forums to stay up to date with latest oncology treatments
  • Trained float nurses and was able to comfortable work autonomously, typically closing the clinic alone, or with one other nurse after three months on the unit
Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse, 10/2014 - 04/2018
War Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Worked full time as both night shift and day shift Med-Surg RN, changed to a split position 2/1 Oncology/Medsurg starting September 2016
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake
  • Expert in Meditech charting system to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes
  • Monitored patients before, during, and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques through evidence based practice and company guidelines
  • Became a C-1 (lead nurse) within one year of hire
  • Successfully ran 3 codes, resulting in positive patient outcomes
  • Worked as primary assignment nurse on a weekly basis, also rotated a code team nurse, discrepancy nurse, and/or primary pediatric nurse, while individually caring for up to 6 patients
  • Assisted surgeons with wound care debridement and other complex bedside procedures
  • Monitored telemetry on cardiac patients and maintained hospital EKG training and skills competency
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2014
Point Loma Nazarene University - San Diego, CA
  • Received Nursing Scholarship in 2013, 2014
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor's Nursing Society
  • Dean's List 2013,2014
  • Graduated with 3.83 GPA
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Tutored Nursing studies 2012-2014

Registered Nurse in Hawaii, License number RN-89541, exp. 06/2021. Active status
Registered Nurse in Michigan, License number 4704309152 exp. 09/2021. Active status
Registered Nurse in California, License number 95037777, exp. 01/2020. Inactive status
PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support: current, exp. 05/2021
ACLS -Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification: current, exp. 06/2021
BLS - Basic Life Support: current, exp. 11/2020
ONS -Chemotherapy Administration Certified: exp.04/2021

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School Attended

  • Point Loma Nazarene University

Job Titles Held:

  • Primary Outpatient Infusion Nurse
  • Orthopedic & Neurovascular Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science

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