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Jessica
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Summary

New York State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in out patient clinics and acute care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in oncology while driving innovation. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with acute and chronic disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to all patient populations. Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of nursing experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with chronic and acute disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to all patient populations. Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. New Your State-Licensed Registered Nurse with background working in multi-disciplinary medical, outpatient and residential facilities. Skilled in pain management and rehabilitation of injuries. Ready to serve oncology practices. Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education and Training
SUNY Morriville NY, Expected in 05/1996 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Oneida Senior High School Oneida, NY Expected in 01/1988 : - GPA :
Certifications
  • Chemotherapy Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration current
Experience
Corizon Health, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Port Huron, MI, 10/2017 - 04/2021
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
Corizon Health, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Rawlins, WY, 08/2000 - 01/2020
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
Heritage Valley Health System - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Beaver Falls, PA, 06/1996 - 06/2010
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Created and maintained all absentee calendars, agency nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Cared for more than 20 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 13-bed ED unit.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Leveraged nursing skills to provide relief assistance to overflow patients and ICU, OB, Med Surg departments.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SUNY Morriville
  • Oneida Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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