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

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. In my recent position, I have worked in several areas of the hospital. Those include; PACU, Emergency Department, House Supervisor, Acute Care and Out Patient Infusion. I am also on The Professional Nursing Counsel as vice chair.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Postpartum care
  • Follow-up calls
  • Patient discharging
  • Patient Care
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • SBAR communication
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • OR and ER experience
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient care planning
Education and Training
Foothills Consortium McDowell Technical Community Marion, Expected in 05/2016 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
McDowell Technical Community College Marion, NC Expected in Practical Nursing : LPN - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS)
Experience
Concentra - Registered Nurse
Stockton, CA, 11/2016 - Current
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Cared for patients recovering from surgical procedures and provided personalized daily assistance.
Department Of Veterans Affairs - RN and LPN
Lewiston, ME, 08/1999 - 11/2016
  • Administered medication to patients according to strict schedules.
  • Completed administration work and paperwork for over 25-30 clients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Provided education and support to patients' family members.
  • Communicated with relatives of patients about diagnoses and treatment programs.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Spearheaded entire onboarding and orientation process for new employees, providing education and information to facilitate learning and improve employee job satisfaction.
  • Planned and led training programs on staff development to enhance employee knowledge, engagement, satisfaction and performance.
  • Presented training information via role playing, simulations and team exercises.
  • Conducted evaluations of training courses to uncover areas in need of improvement.
  • Managed training calendar for entire fiscal year, including setting course plans, training spaces and department rotations.
  • Oversaw training courses and promotional paths for professionals and leaders.
  • Led trainings for up to 120-140 employees on a bi- weekly basis.
  • Maintained corporate responsibility by staying up-to-date with laws affecting human resource training programs.
VA Medical Center - LPN
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 08/1999
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Foothills Consortium McDowell Technical Community
  • McDowell Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN and LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Practical Nursing

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