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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Oklahoma State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 9 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in ICU and Radiology care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Vascular Access while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Educating families
  • Assisting physicians
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Infection control procedures
  • Treatment Options
  • PICC Lines
  • Midlines
  • Accucath
  • Difficult IV access
Work History
07/2016 to Current
Registerd Nurse - Interventional Radiology Meadville Medical Center Cochranton, PA,
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to patients in Radiology department
  • Cared for patients recovering from Conscious Sedation from Interventional radiology procedures and provided personalized daily assistance
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Inserted and managed PICC lines, Midlines, and Accucaths
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff
  • Participated in continuing education programs and Vascular Access Board Certification to enhance training and nursing knowledge
  • Trained and mentored RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care regarding PICC and Midline insertions
  • Maintained and reviewed ancillary reports for Radiology Services
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic care in Cardiac Cath lab.
10/2015 to 07/2016
Registered Nurse, ICU Southwestern Medical Center, Lawton, OK City, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management as charge nurse
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
06/2013 to 10/2015
Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Care Unit Comanche County Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries
  • Supervised 12-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients
  • Cared for patients recovering from Coronary Artery Bypass Graft and Heart Catheterization procedures and provided personalized daily assistance
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
06/2011 to 06/2013
Licensed Practical Nurse, Cardiovascular Care Unit Comanche County Memorial Hospital City, STATE,
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every hour
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists, and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene
Education
Expected in 05/2013
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Western Oklahoma State College - Altus, OK
GPA:
Expected in 02/2011
Licensed Practical Nurse: Licensed Practical Nurse
Great Plains Area Vo- Tech - Lawton, OK,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification current
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification current
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Vascular Access Board Certified

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School Attended

  • Western Oklahoma State College
  • Great Plains Area Vo- Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Registerd Nurse - Interventional Radiology
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Care Unit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Cardiovascular Care Unit

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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