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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Well-qualified nurse with full Minnesota and Iowa credentials and extensive experience in Medical/Surgical Nursing. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise.

Skills
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Decision Making
  • Medication Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Care Coordination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Student Precepting
  • Unit Oversight
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Needs Assessment
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Alternative Treatments
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
  • Test Interpretations
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Diet and Nutrition
Education
Rasmussen College On Line- St Cloud , Expected in 09/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN, Expected in 12/2009 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN Expected in 12/2004 Associate of Arts : Licensed Practical Nurse - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified Medical Surgical Nurse.
  • CPR Certification.
Work History
Cardiac Imaging, Inc. - Travel RN
Lakeland, FL, 11/2021 - Current
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Documented patient interactions and interventions in EPIC EMR.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Cared for patients in 20-bed Medical Surgical unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
Cardiac Imaging, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Austin, TX, 08/2016 - 10/2021
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
Compassus - Registered Nurse
Jackson, MS, 09/2014 - 08/2016
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Administered medications to 25 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • 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.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
Compassus - Registered Nurse- Case Manager
Lafayette, LA, 03/2014 - 06/2014
  • Helped clients adapt to altered lifestyles while providing therapeutic environments for clients and families.
  • Conducted comprehensive patient assessments and evaluated patient care plans.
  • Designed and implemented treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theories promoting physical, psychosocial and spiritual health.
  • Coordinated patients' discharge planning needs with members of healthcare team.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and educating staff on new EMR program.
  • Set up EMR system for all current residents, Point Click Care.
  • Collaborated with other members of healthcare team, Social Workers, physical therapist and occupational therapist.
Company Name - Registered Nurse-Case Manager
City, State, 07/2011 - 02/2014
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Took active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Followed all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance and changes.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary professionals to develop plans of care, administer tests and monitor patient status.
  • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods.
  • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns.
  • Administered physical examinations and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses and injuries.
  • Participated in patient and family planning process, as well as provided instructions and addressed question and concerns.
  • Participated in on-call rotations to deliver after-hours care.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.

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School Attended
  • Rasmussen College
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
  • Anoka Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Travel RN
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse- Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse-Case Manager
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts