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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Practical Psychiatric Nurse experienced in delivering compassionate care with career in Psychiatric registered nursing spanning 18 years. Friendly professional with exceptional knowledge of medications, medical terminology and holistic coping mechanisms. Well-versed in providing quick intervention, medication and support to patients with acute, chronic and drug induced mental illness. Certified in RN and PMHNP across life spans.

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. 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 and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Medication Management
  • Mental Disability Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Patient Relationships
  • Family Education
  • Medication Administration
Work History
Psychiatric Registered Nursing, 02/2020 to Current
Amedisys Home Health ServicesNewport, DE,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored all primary care needs for patients to coordinate access to appropriate providers, including immunizations, vision, hearing and dental care.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Provided direct quality care to patients by monitoring, recording and evaluating psychiatric conditions.
  • Monitored vital signs, nutritional intake and signs and symptoms of complications to report deviations to supervisor.
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications, altering treatment plans as needed.
  • Conducted therapy for mentally ill patients in group and individual settings to assist patients in achieving normalcy.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety, including meditation and yoga.
  • Oversaw care of suicidal patients and acted swiftly to reduce risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Led successful 8-person team comprised of LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 06/2017 to 02/2020
Amedisys Home Health ServicesNorfolk, NE,
  • Administered medication and treatments to patients to observe and record responses.
  • Monitored all primary care needs for patients to coordinate access to appropriate providers, including immunizations, vision, hearing and dental care.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications, altering treatment plans as needed.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety, including meditation and yoga.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and on job workshops.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 08/2008 to 06/2017
Amita HealthCarol Stream, IL,
  • Assessment Of patient undergoing electro- convulsive therapy
  • Monitoring of Post E C T patients
  • Monitoring of Patient with Status epileptic
  • Assessment of suicidal and/ Homicidal ideation using nursing process
  • Overt and covert observation of patients with suicidal tendency, using suicidal caution cards.
  • Monitoring patients on continuous narcosis
  • Admission of patient into the ward (using Gordon typology of eleven formats).
  • Formulation of Nursing Diagnosis with the use of Nursing Process.
  • Creation of therapeutic milieu
  • Administration of prescribed typical antipsychotics.
  • Monitoring of oral medication intake (using talk back compliment) to prevent patient dodging served medication under the tongue.
  • Routes of administration of medication are both orally and parenteral.
  • Coordination of ancillary members of staffs on the orderliness and cleanliness of ward environment.
  • Proper implementation of Nursing Process in the management of patient and documentation.
  • Evaluation of formulated Nursing Diagnosis.
  • Prompt report of medical deviation of symptoms to unit doctors.
  • Monitoring of specimen for investigation and reading of result.
  • Monitoring of treatment at the referred centers.
  • Daily assessment of behavioral pattern and reporting accordingly.
  • Writing of report and handing over to the next shift.
  • Individualized care for clients
  • Counseling of clients and family members
  • Collaborating with other professionals to meet clients’ needs
  • Assessment of clients’ needs, planning of care and evaluation of care rendered to clients
  • Assisting Patients to care for their personal hygiene when necessary
Registered Nurse, Occupational Health, 12/2003 to 08/2008
Multnomah County, OregonPortland, OR,
  • Utilized well-honed communication and active listening skills to conduct pre-employment screenings.
  • Educated all employees on flu symptoms, illness prevention, benefits of good hygiene and smoking cessation programs.
  • Promoted high level of service to every individual while observing confidentiality rules and company regulations.
  • Delivered array of employee health services at company, which included health screenings and immunizations.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Directed nursing activities for 2 departments at 50-bed hospital with 350+ employees, providing guidance to nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction.2
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 11/2020 to Current
Central State HospitalCity, STATE,
Education
Ph.D.: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2023
Pennsylvania University - University Park, PA,
GPA:
Master of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2020
Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA
GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.88 GPA
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau
Bachelor of Science: NURSING, Expected in 06/2017
BABCOCK UNIVERSITY - ILISHAN REMO, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA,
GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
Certifications
  • Licensed RN - 18years +
  • BLS License - 2020
  • Licensed PMHNP - 2020

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School Attended
  • Pennsylvania University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY
Job Titles Held:
  • Psychiatric Registered Nursing
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Occupational Health
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degrees
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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