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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Preventative health
  • Setting up referrals
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Health screening
  • Patient evaluation
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Performing EKGs
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Personal care needs
  • Diagnosing and treating Illnesses
  • Patient assessments
  • Data Entry
  • Removing sutures
  • Precepting
  • Confidentiality
  • Well visit procedures
  • Patient privacy
  • Care Plan Development
  • IV setup
  • Spanish Fluency
  • Ear, nose and throat care
  • Team building
  • MS Office
  • Customer Service
  • Documentation
  • Time management
  • Collecting vitals
  • Women's health exams
  • Patient consultation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration
  • Supporting personal needs
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Observing responses
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Outpatient care
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Conducting intakes
  • EMR / EHR
Work History
04/2018 to 03/2020
Registered Nurse Advocate Aurora Health Franklin, WI,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses.
  • Treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as DM, MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence in clinic and via telephone calls/secure patient online portals.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular/subcutaneous injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic software with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met treatment goals.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing changing conditions.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • 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.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Fostered improvement in all operational facets, including staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
01/2015 to 04/2018
Licensed Vocational Nurse Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising physicians.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Delivered oral medications and intramuscular/subcutaneous injections to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
05/2012 to 01/2015
Licensed Vocational Nurse Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising physician.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications and intramuscular/subcutaneous injections to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Collaborated with nursing supervisor on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
02/2009 to 05/2012
Licensed Vocational Nurse Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising physician.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, order medical supplies, and generate Executive Heath Reports.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications and intramuscular/subcutaneous injections to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
Education
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Texas Arlington - ,
GPA:

In progress

Expected in 12/2017
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing
San Jacinto College District - Houston, TX,
GPA:
Expected in
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ACLS For Healthcare Providers - ,
GPA:
Expected in
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BLS For Healthcare Providers - ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Texas Arlington
  • San Jacinto College District
  • ACLS For Healthcare Providers
  • BLS For Healthcare Providers

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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