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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Medication Administration
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Emergency Care
  • Venipuncture
  • Patient Safety
  • HIPAA Compliance
Work History
Registered Nurse, 04/2018 to Current
Health Alliance Of Hudson ValleyNanuet, NY,
  • Administered comprehensive dialysis treatment to wide range of patients including indigent and low income patient population.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Precepted new Dialysis nurses providing guidance on unit funtions and individuals roles Clinic policies and procedures and nursing practices.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 07/2016 to Current
Kaiser PermanenteWhittier, CA,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • 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.
  • Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals.
  • Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response.
Registered Nurse, 07/2007 to 03/2018
Health Alliance Of Hudson ValleyValhalla, NY,
  • Closely monitored acute conditions related to falls and accidents, as well as chronic conditions, such as arthritis and COPD.
  • Recognized and managed geriatric syndromes common to older adults and aided physician during examination and treatment of patient.
  • Prepared, administered and recorded prescribed medications and reported adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with policy.
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for elderly patients and caregivers.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2016 to Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations - West Palm Beach, FL
GPA:
Associate of Science: Practical Nursing, Expected in 05/2013 to Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations - West Palm Beach, FL
GPA:
No Degree: Certified Nursing Assistance, Expected in to Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations - West Palm Beach, FL
GPA:
Certifications
  • ACLS - Adult Advance Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
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School Attended

  • Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations
  • Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations
  • Academy For Practical Nursing And Health Occupations

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree

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