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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Missouri Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in non emergent and emergent care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in neonatal and pediatric medicine while driving innovation. Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Skills
  • Intravenous therapy ages newborn and up
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient assessments
  • Data Analysis
  • Time management
  • Documentation
  • Training
  • At-risk patient care
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Evaluations
  • Foley catheters
  • Medical evaluation
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Newborn care
  • Patient discharge
  • Medication Administration
  • HIPAA education
  • Critical care
  • Chest pain management
  • Precepting
  • Removing sutures
  • Direct patient care
  • Family Education
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Infant vitals monitoring
  • Supply restocking
  • Infection control measures
  • Neurology awareness
  • Women's health exams
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Administering immunizations
  • Ear, nose and throat care
  • Trauma recovery
  • Medication distribution
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Confidentiality
  • Personal care needs
  • Physical assessments
  • Performing EKGs
  • Preventative health
  • IV setup
  • Collecting vitals
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Vision screenings
  • Patient evaluation
  • Acute care expertise
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Care plan development
Work History
06/2018 to Current
Registered Nurse Baptist Health Care Navarre, FL,
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
11/2015 to 06/2018
Clinical Care Partner Dignity Health Henderson, NV,
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding medical surgical patients of all ages with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Checked supply availability and laid out instruments for medical surgical patient rooms.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
02/2011 to 11/2015
Medical Assistant Technician St. Joseph Health Napa, CA,
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus
  • Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation
  • Collected all pertinent data and calculations to aid physician in interpreting results
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight
  • Conducted machine safety checks according to facility policy
  • Obtained accurate medical histories from patients, highlighting critical information
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web
  • Offered age-appropriate patient care before, during and after exams
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and collected patient information for billing and insurance filing
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills
  • Gathered supplies needed for cardiac imaging procedures
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry
  • Ordered and prepared reagents and supplies
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight
  • Measured patient spirometry
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions
  • Attended required training, education and meetings
  • Reviewed charts and flagged incomplete or inaccurate information
Education
Expected in 05/2018
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Maryville University of Saint Louis - St Louis, MO
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Accomplishments
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collaboration - Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ACLS - Advanced cardiac life support
  • TNCC - Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • Advanced Stroke Life Support

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School Attended

  • Maryville University of Saint Louis

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Care Partner
  • Medical Assistant Technician

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  • Bachelor of Science

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