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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Driven Registered Nurse with 16 years of experience caring for patients within Acute Rehab, Med-Surg, Tele, Trauma setting. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Documenting incidents
  • Educating families
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Caring for wounds
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Counting narcotics
  • Assisting physicians
  • Decision-making
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Multitasking
Experience
Registered Nurse, 01/2011 - Current
Amita Health Hampshire, IL,
  • 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.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
Registered Nurse, 04/2010 - Current
Amita Health Harker Heights, TX,
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • 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.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 11/2004 - 02/2007
Lhc Group Palatka, FL,
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2008
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Napa Valley College - Napa, CA
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2022
  • CMSRN, RN-BC Certified 2020
  • ACLS certified through American Heart Association,
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School Attended

  • Napa Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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