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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Qualified Multi-State Board-Certified Registered Nurse with 27 years of experience in delivering high-quality care to patients in medical settings. Proven leader when working to unite and guide nursing teams toward achieving care goals, improving patient satisfaction and adapting to continuous health system changes.

Accomplishments
  • Supervision - Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
Skills
  • Maintained a 12-bed unit staff, including scheduling and payroll for nursing staff.
  • Root cause analysis tool implemented to investigate any incidents or deviations of hospital standards.
  • Created nursing dashboard for audits of performance improvements identified. Obtained data that was presented to Quality Assurance.
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Crisis Resolution
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations maintained yearly for employees
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Unit Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Accurate Documentation
Work History
Registered Nurse, 03/2020 to Current
Hill Health CtrHamden, CT,
  • 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.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
Registered Nurse, 10/2018 to 03/2020
Hill Health CtrNew Haven, CT,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Strengthened unit care standards and policies with focus on patient safety and dignity.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza, coronavirus, and other illnesses of concern.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Directed patient care activities, guided and trained RNs, LPNs and residential advisors during shift.
Behavioral Health Charge RN; Interim DON, 04/2003 to 05/2017
East Jefferson General Hospital HealthCity, STATE,
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Opened a new 12-bed Geriatric-psychiatric unit with medical director, Dr. Sidney Smith which excelled in all hospital, Louisiana Department of Health and OSHA criteria.
Education
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/1995 to Charity School Of Nursing - New Orleans, LA,
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Bachelor of Arts: Clinical Psychology, Expected in 05/1992 to University of New Orleans - New Orleans, LA
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 03/1986 to St. Mary's Dominican High School - New Orleans, LA,
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Certifications
  • Certified Psychiatric Nurse via ANA from 2005-20010
  • BLS through 03/23
  • CPI through 03/23
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School Attended

  • Charity School Of Nursing
  • University of New Orleans
  • St. Mary's Dominican High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Behavioral Health Charge RN; Interim DON

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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