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

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in Oncology, Behavioral Health an Med/Surg hospital settings including case management experience. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 20+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to oncology, med/surg and psychiatric patients. Skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Preventative health
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Precepting
  • Disease prevention and intervention specialist
  • Patient consultation
  • Sanitation
  • Infection control measures
  • Medical consultation
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Patient assessments
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Collecting vitals
  • Family planning services education
  • Managing deadlines
  • Addiction specialist
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Infant vitals monitoring
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Gastrostomy buttons experience
  • Health screening
  • Patient discharge
  • Acute care expertise
  • Foley catheters
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Medical Records Management
  • Personal care needs
  • Ear, nose and throat care
  • HIPAA education
  • Relationship Building
  • Family Education
  • Staff Supervision
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Patient counseling
  • Otoscope use
  • Patient privacy
  • Employee evaluation
  • Well visit procedures
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Removing sutures
  • Medical evaluation
  • Procedure preparations
  • Chronic disease management
  • Administering immunizations
  • Indirect patient care
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Medication Administration
  • Prenatal nutrition
  • Home care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Case Management
  • Feeding assistance
  • Patient evaluation
  • Direct patient care
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Newborn care
  • Evaluations
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Medication distribution
  • Performing EKGs
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Physical assessments
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Supply restocking
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Care Plan Development
  • Disease specialization
  • Patient education
  • Intake and discharge
  • Wound Care
  • Medical evaluation
  • Patient management
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • [Type] care planning
Work History
Registered Nurse, 06/2018 - Current
Open Systems Healthcare Orlando, FL,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 6 patients each day in high-volume oncology setting.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as and port placements and tumor removals.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Fostered improvement in all operational facets, including staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • 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.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 10/2006 - Current
Alliance Health Durant City, STATE,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Updated patient charts using Pulse with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • 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.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 5-8 patients each day in high-volume med/surg setting.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for skilled rehabilitation unit.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 5-8 patients daily.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as hip replacements and bowel obstruction.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 01/2001 - 04/2015
Texoma Medical Center/Behavioral Health Center City, STATE,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered medications via oral and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Led successful 3-5 person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2011
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The University of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2009
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Murray State College - Tishomingo, OK,
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Licensed Practical Nurse: Nursing, Expected in 05/2006
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Kiamichi Technology Center - Durant - Durant, OK
GPA:
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2002
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Texas Womens University - Denton, TX,
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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At Arlington
  • Murray State College
  • Kiamichi Technology Center - Durant
  • Texas Womens University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Bachelor of Science

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