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Jessica Claire
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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 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
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Direct patient care
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
  • Nursing Performance
Work History
Registered Nurse, 06/2016 to 06/2019
Beacon Health SystemGranger, IN,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Assessed and collected patient information before seeing plastic surgeon.
  • Ensure dall equipment needed are functioning prior to surgery and set up instruments and assists surgeons.
  • Maintained clinical nursing skills through consistent placement of IV lines, draws blood samples for lab test.
  • Direct patient care on floor and OR settings.
  • Act as a liaison between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Provided individualized teaching to patient/families.
  • Performed skin prep on the surgical site.
Registered Nurse, 11/2007 to 06/2016
Beacon Health SystemBremen, IN,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
Registered Nurse- Part-time Clinical Instructor, 06/2007 to 10/2007
Beacon Health SystemMishawaka, IN,
  • Provided clinical instruction to students in clinical settings.
  • Provided trainings to students and facilities of standard methods of nursing practices based on a course syllabus.
  • Conducted nursing interventions and observing medical and surgical to facilitate learning workplace while preparing students for evaluation of performance and achievement.
  • Provided a timely and ongoing feedback to the students.
  • Contributed to the determination of patient care, documentation and staff performance standards and quality assurance criteria.
  • Allowed students to be exposed to different medical/surgical cases and continued to follow up until their stay with maximum protection.
  • Responsible in molding student nurses to be good and efficient nurses and to keep in mind the proper and correct regarding the scope of nursing practice.
  • Reported information regarding equipment malfunctions to co-workers, supervisors in a timely manner.
Registered Nurse, 02/2007 to 10/2007
PLT Hospital - PhilippinesCity, STATE,
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Provided a safe and therapeutic care using the values inherent in our hospital culture.
  • Coordinated and handled patients utilizing the nursing process and followed all established standards of practice.
  • Collaborated and oversees the room during a case as a circulator.
  • Administered injections and medications, dressed wounds and incisions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Maintained a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapports and participating in team-solving methods.
Education
Associate of Science: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Expected in 04/2006 to Saint Mary's University - Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines,
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Certifications
  • License: Michigan Registered Nurse
  • BLS Provider
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School Attended

  • Saint Mary's University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse- Part-time Clinical Instructor
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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