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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated background of 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. Dynamic Registered Nurse bringing 18 years treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Expert multi-tasker capable of prioritizing clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings. Work well in fast-paced ER environments to manage acute incidents and chronic patient concerns. Clear and decisive communicator with strong prioritization and planning skills. Focused on effectively triaging patients for optimal department response. Certifications include ACLS and BLS, Pals. Experienced Registered Nurse licensed in NY and offering more than 18 years of emergency department experience. Proficient in using common equipment and completing skilled procedures such as IV Pump and Blood Transfusion. Successful at maintaining calm and level-headed in high-stress situations. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Personal Care Aide experiencing in assisting clients with mental impairments or physical limitations to manage everyday tasks. Skilled in assisting elderly and providing caring companionship to clients who have cognitive impairments with everyday tasks and self-care. Dynamic and creative front-line Development Specialist and fundraiser adept at securing and growing new income and developing relationships with major sponsors, including corporate, foundational and individual. Skilled at working with development teams in highly collaborative environments. Subject Matter Expert and trusted advisor skilled in research, analysis and examination of company technology and standard operating procedures. Interface and collaborate with clients and internal team members, providing consultative enhancement recommendations based on industry research. Improve existing processes, procedures, technical enhancements, resource requirements and stakeholder engagement procedures to align with strategic goals. Customer Manager with substantial experience and outstanding skills to build customer loyalty and retention. Accustomed to working in fast-paced environments with the ability to think quickly and successfully handle difficult clients. Superb analytical and problem-solving skills leveraged to proactively improve customer service processes and garner stellar customer approval scores Assistant Officer, recognized for ability to provide backup for primary officer and ensure consistency and continuity of operations. Manage and direct programs assigned, while carrying out supervision and investigatory processes. Proven ability to provide technical support to expedite programs and resolve problems. Information Specialist experienced in managing data for employers and clients and distributing information across organization. Analyze data, ensure security, organize and classify, maintain records and contribute to team efforts. Expertise in information technology, technical understanding, documentation, reporting, customer service and process improvement. Skilled Care Provider assisting elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in-home or within care facility. Keep house by making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. Advise families and healthcare team regarding health concerns, nutrition, cleanliness and household activities. Documentation Specialist experience ensuring organization's documents are stored efficiently and are easily accessible to staff. Develop and implement management and control strategies. High level of organizational skills, attention to detail and strong ability to communicate. Health Specialist with education and experience in clinical operations and healthcare delivery, supporting organizational implementation and maintenance of health delivery regulatory compliance and best practices. Develop policies and procedures, standard work and educational materials for all providers. Serve as lead resource during compliance audits. Skilled worker with proven ability to perform variety of tasks, including maintenance, customer service, repair and special projects. Ability to multitask, work independently and within teams in fast-paced, high volume environments. Flexible work and shift schedule. Skilled in operating basic hand tools. Excellent work performance and attendance record. In-house Document Review Specialist with experience in managing and overseeing all of the contracts documents coming out of and into the organization. Review client contracts, vendor agreements, partnership agreements, and more. Help the organization to create and edit contracts depending on the service. Provide training to operating units required to create and edit contracts.

Skills
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Procedure preparations
  • Confidentiality
  • High level of autonomy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Data entry
  • Staff supervision
  • Patient counseling
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Neurology awareness
  • Family advocacy
  • Infection control measures
  • Medical office administration
  • Neurology expert
  • Chest pain management
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Sanitation
  • Performing EKGs
  • Patient privacy
  • Medication administration
  • Personal care needs
  • Gastrostomy buttons experience
  • OSHA safety expert
  • Process optimization
  • Call triaging
  • Medical evaluation
  • Newborn care
  • Managing deadlines
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • HIPAA education
  • Physical assessments
  • Medical consultation
  • Supply restocking
  • ICD-9 forms
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Direct patient care
  • Relationship building
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Evaluations
  • Family education
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Patient assessments
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Removing sutures
  • Vaccine administration
  • Care plan development
  • Patient management
  • Acute care expertise
  • Critical care
  • Administering immunizations
  • Otoscope use
  • Feeding assistance
  • Medical Records Management
  • Medication distribution
  • Foley catheters
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Ear, nose and throat care
  • Patient discharge
  • Patient evaluation
Work History
Registered Nurse, 05/2019 to Current
Yakima Valley Farm Workers ClinicGranger, WA,
  • 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
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care
  • Delivered important IV and venous medications to control symptoms and provide effective treatments
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Monitored medication dosages to prevent critical and potentially fatal patient incidents
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Updated patient charts using Sorian, Medhost, Meditech with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • 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
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Cared for patients in 24-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Audited charts daily and reviewed all clinical documents to verify accuracy and completeness, progress towards core measurable targets and completion of appropriate patient health education
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
Registered Nurse, 05/2015 to 05/2019
Avalon Health Care GroupWest Haven, UT,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Audited charts daily and reviewed all clinical documents to verify accuracy and completeness, progress towards core measurable targets and completion of appropriate patient health education
  • 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
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Cared for patients in 35-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, PACU and recovery, dialysis, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Decreased and prevented lapses in licensure by closely tracking nursing qualifications and credentials and sending out reminders to nursing staff
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Provided exceptional care to 6 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Updated patient charts using Med,host, Sorian, Medatec with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 05/2010 to 01/2015
Marshfield ClinicColby, WI,
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms
  • Cared for as many as 8 patients each day, quickly identifying concerns, controlling symptoms and providing expert emergency care
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Monitored medication dosages to prevent critical and potentially fatal patient incidents
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
  • 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
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans
  • Audited charts daily and reviewed all clinical documents to verify accuracy and completeness, progress towards core measurable targets and completion of appropriate patient health education
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
Registered Nurse II, 09/2000 to 10/2010
Childrens Hospital Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Audited charts daily and reviewed all clinical documents to verify accuracy and completeness, progress towards core measurable targets and completion of appropriate patient health education
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Cared for patients in 12-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Directed nursing activities for 1 departments at 12-bed hospital with 25+ employees, providing guidance to nurses to deliver outstanding care and optimal patient satisfaction
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Led successful 25+ person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities
  • Oversaw and managed 23+ clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Evaluated system data to calculate and update Medicare and Medicaid budgeting systems
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Supervised and managed functions for 12-bed long term unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices
  • 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
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing / Research, Expected in 10/2010
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
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Associate of Science: Nursing / Math/ Science, Expected in 05/2000
North Country Community College - Saranac Lake, NY
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1988
Massena Central High - Massena, NY,
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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • North Country Community College
  • Massena Central High

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  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse II

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