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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Skills
  • Nursing Staff Leadership
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Care
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Medication Administration
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Documenting Vitals
  • Taking Vitals
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Relations
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
Education and Training
York Technical College Rock Hill, SC, Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Arcadia Home Care And Staffing - Registered Nurse
Eaton Rapids, MI, 10-2011 - Current
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
Alliance Community Hospital - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Carrollton, OH, 06/2006 - 09/2011
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Represented health care facility in professional community organizations, maintaining high level of professionalism.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Manhattan Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc - LPN Charge Nurse
Jackson, MS, 05/2002 - 06/2007
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Worked with 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.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
Dignity Health - CNA
Sacramento, CA, 05/2002 - 06/2007
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • York Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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