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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 11 years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical, post op, 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.

Skills
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Staff Supervision
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Preventative health
  • Acute care expertise
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
Charge Nurse, 07/2021 to Current
State Of Kentucky15600 Turner Road Crittenden, KY,
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Managed various medications and treatments such as peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and and intramuscular injections.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Cared for patients in 30-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
Registered Nurse, 04/2020 to Current
Tenet Healthcare CorporationPapillion, NE,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Provided exceptional care to 6 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health, 04/2019 to 12/2020
Prime HealthcareEl Cajon, CA,


  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Led successful 7-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Supervised and managed functions for [22]-bed adult and/or adolescent unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Conducted surveillance of patients to note behavioral changes and relayed information to charting systems.
  • Partnered with social workers, counselors and doctors to develop plans of care.
  • Assisted in calming patients using recognized best practice techniques with help from assistants and guards.
  • Completed pre-admission screenings and physical and mental health assessments for psychiatric patients.
Registered Nurse, 02/2019 to 04/2020
Yakima Valley Farm Workers ClinicKennewick, WA,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Monitored vital signs and levels of consciousness to verify sedation wore off properly and patient regained consciousness.
  • Assessed patient incision site, monitored body temperature and tracked other indicators of stability or complications.
  • Provided exceptional care to 6 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2012 to 02/2019
Landmark HealthSmithfield, RI,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in point click care to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2018
Lamar State College - Orange - Orange, TX
GPA:
Technical Diploma: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 12/2011
South Louisiana Community College - Lafayette, LA
GPA:
  • Received award for best overall student nurse
Certifications
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • CPI certification

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School Attended

  • Lamar State College - Orange
  • South Louisiana Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Technical Diploma

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