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

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EPIC electronic charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Patient advocate from admission to discharge. Anticipate all patients home needs on discharge. Organized and dependable. Assisting patients to get back to living.

  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient evaluation
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Medication distribution
  • Collecting vitals
  • Trauma recovery
  • HIPAA education
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Data entry
  • Precepting
  • Confidentiality
  • Patient discharge
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Medication administration
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Setting up referrals
  • Case management
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Infection control measures
  • Shared governance
  • Patient management
  • At-risk patient care
  • Feeding assistance
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Direct patient care
  • IV setup
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Personal care needs
  • Family education
  • Patient discharge
  • Physical assessments
  • Staff supervision
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Care plan development
  • Removing sutures
  • Performing EKGs
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Patient specific care planning
  • Foley catheters
Work History
09/2003 to 01/2020 Registered Nurse Health Alliance Of Hudson Valley | Suffern, NY,

Staff Registered Nurse with 25 years experience and knowledge in Rehabilitation Nursing. Served as Charge Nurse with full patient assignment, Intake Coordinator, Case Manager, Social Worker/Discharge Planner as needed for unit. Communicated with multiple insurance companies/medicare to obtain patient length of stay and obtain authorization as per patients needs. (SNF,PCH,and homehealth) Performed assessment by obtaining nursing history, physical exam, laboratory data, and past and present medical information to formulate an individualized plan of care. Had Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing from June 2011 to June2016.

  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, physical therapists, occupation therapist, speech therapist, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems. Strong rapport with physicians and staff. Respected by my co-workers and able to develop a professional relationship with patient and family with ease. Takes responsibility for the patients plan of care and leads the healthcare team toward achievement of patient-identified goals
  • Oversaw delivery of care, for all patients on 20-bed Rehabilitation unit, providing direct care to up to 10 patients, Review the quantity and aquity of patients care/level of needs and delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of Nurses, LPNs, nursing assistants. Held staff accountable for patients to receive the best quality care needed. Acted as a resource on rehabilitation for new nurses
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care. 100% compliance with documentation of pain reassessment and adherence to isolation precautions and hand washing
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and treatment/care plan for discharge including home care needs, disease process, follow up care, and management/assistance of patients activities of daily living. Reviewed patients needs for durable medical equipment, obtaining needed prescriptions from doctors and ordering supplies as needed. Recipient of Daisy award for Extraordinary Nurses
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions. Participated in codes and transfers of patients during emergency care. Assigned incoming patients rooms
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery. Continuous safety reminders and reinforcement of learned activities
  • Provided complete Hospice care to Family members during their last weeks of life. Repositioned, cleansed, medicated, and made comfortable in their last moments. Provided the family with relief. Was caregiver to my father and father in-law in my home in their last years. Worked in my home with home health care agencies and learned how to do safety checks/needs in the home. I am trained in transfers of physical challenged patients using the Bo Bath Method
08/1995 to 09/2003 Registered Nurse Head Injury Unit HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital | City, STATE,

Worked for HealthSouth 12 bed closed unit for traumatic brain injuries. Provided nursing care for TBI, AVM, NPH, Parksinsons patients'with newly inserted deep brain stimulators, extensive strokes, and multiple other traumatic injuries. Performed nursing care as per order and protocol. Trach care, G-tube/ng tube care, wound care, line care, and reinforce learned activities from therapy. Extensive family training in patient care, medication regime, safety measures, and use of durable medical equipment.

03/1979 to 06/1982 Hook-Up. Responsible for Supplying/stacking Pipes National Tube Works | City, STATE,

Worked in a steel mill.

Expected in 08/1995 Associate of Applied Science | Registered Nurse Community Colledge of Allegheny County South Camp, Westmifflin, PA, GPA:
  • CPR certified
  • Registered Nurse in Pennsyvania, License number RN509025L, EXPIRES 10/31/2021
  • RN certified JUNE 2011- JUNE 2016 Certification in Rehabilitation
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