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Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Fast Learning
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Education and Counseling
  • Patient Care Assessment and Planning
  • Electronic Health Records Management and Documentation
  • Phone Triage
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Care
  • Medical Screening
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Experience
Registered Nurse, 02/2018 to Current
Molina HealthcareVancouver, WA,
  • Obtain a health history both on the phone and in person.
  • Answer questions and concerns about the procedure, within my scope of practice, including what medications to stop, and how to prepare for the procedure.
  • Ensure patients are healthy enough for surgery and bring attention to any health concerns that may put the patient at risk.
  • Prepare the patient for surgery based off the physician’s orders by performing a full body assessment, starting IV fluids if indicated, and administering any preprocedural medications.
  • Instructing patients and family members/friends on the process of what will happen during their time at the surgery center.
  • Administer conscious sedation medication during endoscopy procedures and spinal injections.
  • Assist the physician and anesthesia provider during the procedure.
  • Monitor patient vital signs and ensure patient safety and comfort before, during, and after the procedure.
  • Teach patients symptoms to look out for after surgery, what they should do if they occur, how to care for themselves post-procedure, and any further procedures they need completed.
  • Call patients in the days after their procedure to assess how they are doing and address any questions or concerns they may have.
Registered Nurse/Clinical Supervisor, 06/2016 to 02/2018
Veterans Health AdministrationLoma Linda, CA,
  • Triage patient phone calls answering questions and giving advice within the scope of my license, forwarding calls outside my scope of practice to the physician.
  • Prepare rooms with necessary supplies for the physician and clean rooms based off proper protocol.
  • Greet patients upon arrival and prepare them to be seen by the physician by obtaining health history and vital signs.
  • Schedule and give instructions to patients for procedures and testing ordered by the physician.
  • Make referrals to other physician offices by providing appropriate medical records and scheduling appointments.
  • Send prescriptions to local and specialty pharmacies as advised/approved by the physician.
  • Obtain authorization and approval of medications and procedures through patient insurance companies.
  • Scribe for the Physician during procedures.
Registered Nurse, Endoscopy, 02/2015 to 06/2016
Northwell HealthAmityville, NY,
  • Verify patient information, necessary paperwork for procedure, and identify important health information that may affect the procedure.
  • Administer conscious sedation medication during procedure.
  • Monitor patient vital signs and ensure patient safety and comfort before, during, and after the procedure.
  • Ordering of laboratory testing and collection of specimen.
  • Assisting the doctor during the procedure by holding the scope, positioning of the patient, putting pressure on the patient’s abdomen to guide the scope, and using the proper tools to obtain specimen through the scope.
  • Thoroughly document in Cerner during the procedure.
  • Perform esophageal manometry testing on patients.
  • Setup of Bravo pH monitoring capsule/receiver and download report after 48 hour study is complete.
  • Effectively communicate with all departments of the hospital.
  • Setup and clean procedure rooms.
  • Clean and sterilize scopes and supplies used during a case.
  • Call patients the day after their procedure to measure their satisfaction with their experience.
Registered Nurse, Mother/Baby, 06/2014 to 02/2015
Elkhart General HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Monitoring of patient vital signs, dressing changes, I&O, inserting and discontinuing foley catheters, discontinuing IV reseals, and bathing infant patients.
  • Support, educating, and assisting breastfeeding/bottle feeding mothers.
  • Newborn Hearing Screens, Newborn Screening, Congenital Heart Screens, Bilirubin heelsticks, glucose testing of adults and infants.
  • Education and encouragement of Baby Friendly to patients, families, and visitors.
  • Assisting physicians with infant circumcisions, minor procedures.
  • Educating patients of postpartum care for self and infant.
  • Gynecological post-op surgery care.
  • Admitting and discharging of patients.
  • Post-anesthetic monitoring and EtCO2 monitoring with PCA use.
  • Effective communication skills with patients, families, nursing staff, physicians, and health care team.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Flexibility in patient load.
Education and Training
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2014 to Southwestern Michigan College - Dowagiac, MI
GPA:
  • Fall 2011, Spring 2012 - President's List
  • Member of Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Spring 2012-May 2014
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, April 2021-April 2023
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification, February 2022-February 2024
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, Michigan
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, Indiana
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School Attended

  • Southwestern Michigan College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Clinical Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse, Endoscopy
  • Registered Nurse, Mother/Baby

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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