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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

I have over 15 years of experience in providing individualized patient care. I enjoy the education that I am able to provide for my patients and their families. I have worked with patients across the life span including pregnancy, newborn, pediatrics, as well as adults in both the hospital setting and outpatient setting.

I am currently reviewing materials from several nursing schools in order to obtain my BSN.

Skills
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Care Coordination
  • Decision Making
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Examination
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Creative Problem Solving
Education
Edgecombe Community College Tarboro, NC Expected in 03/2006 Associate of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Work History
Midwest Health - Registered Nurse
El Dorado, KS, 01/2021 - Current
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.

I completed COVID vaccine training and organized COVID vaccinations for my current clinic. I was respsonsible for ordering supplies, maintaining vaccines and optium temps, scheduling, and administering the vaccines to a diverse population. I wrote the protocol for our location and created the emergency plan for our vaccination orders. We were able to administer 80+ 1st and 2nd vaccines.

July 2020- Began a diabetes education program for my patients including dispensing of glucometer and strips, education, and follow up for diabetics.

Midwest Health - Registered Nurse
Gardner, KS, 03/2018 - 01/2020
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.

May 2018, I was appointed charge nurse.

June 2018, Staff nurse for Nursery, L&D, and Womens 'pavilion.

December 2018, Assisted with phlebotomy and IV starts in the Emergency Department and on patient units on a PRN basis until January 2020. Oriented new nurses and was a preceptor for nursing students, assisted with making schedule for staff and providers to ensure all shifts were covered.

Midwest Health - Registered Nurse
Hays, KS, 05/2006 - 03/2018
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.

May 2006, I was a new graduate and worked on the pediatric unit, nursery, and post partum. Was a preceptor for nursing students and was a mentor for Early College Students considering nursing as a career.

June 2008, Staffed nursery, peds, and womens health unit. Worked as a second nurse in Labor & Delivery with high risk pregnancies.

August 2008-January 2015- Staff nurse for Antepartum and preparing patients for surgeries. I excelled in IV sticks and lab draws during this time. Also was assigned role of charge nurse for the nursery and level 2 nursery.

January 2015-March 2018, charge nurse for nursery and level 2 nursery and completing chart audits.

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School Attended

  • Edgecombe Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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