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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I have 30 years in the medical field, during this time I was a Certified Optician, Certified Nursing Assistant and Registered Nurse. I have 10 1/2 years of Medical Surgical Nursing Experience, 8 Years of Telemetry Nursing Experience, 3 years of Emergency Room Nursing, and a little over 3 years travel nurse experience with concentration in Progressive Care Unit, Acute Telemetry Unit, Ortho and Ortho Trauma and Neuro and Neuro Trama including bilateral Crainotomies, and Renal Metabolic. I am an organized; ethical person with an out going personality and a positive attitude. I have worked in multiple states and multiple hospitals as a Travel nurse. I adapt well to change and different work environments, including those work environments with high stress levels. I would be an asset to your facility, while upholding your mission and vision statement. Awarded Life Saving Award from Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, Employee of the month at Terrebonne General Medical Center, and nominated for employee of the year at Cross Country TravCorp. At Ochsner Health Systems I am a charge nurse, mentor, and preceptor and Unit Practice Council Chair(UPC).

Licenses and Certifications

Registered Nurse License Louisiana
During travel years held a nursing license in following states:
Registered Nurse License California
Registered Nurse License Alaska
Registered Nurse License Washington

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification

ESI Course for triaging patients

Mentor Ship Academy at Ochsner Certification

Preceptor Academy at Ochsner Certification

Charge Nurse Academy at Ochsner Certification

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Skill Highlights
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Medication administration
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Strong work ethic
  • Skilled Triage Nurse
  • Skilled with computerized charting McKesson, Epic, Meditech, Cerner
  • Infection control standards
  • Skilled in conducting head to toe assessments
  • Effective policy and program compliance
  • Wound cleaning/care
  • Charge Nurse experience
  • Excellent IV skills
  • Transfer nurse that transfers patients locally, across the United States, and internationally.
  • Maintain professionalism with communications with co-workers, physicians, and supervisors.
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, 02/2008 to 01/2017
Advanced Correctional HealthWestmoreland, KS,

Worked as floor nurse, charge nurse, and clinical coordinator from Feb 2008- Dec 2012 to February 2019. Primary care of up to 6 patients including giving medications, monitoring lab values, organizing plan of cares for patients, ensuring safety of patients and reporting abnormal findings to physician. Floated to varies other units in the hospital when needed medical surgical floor, Rehab floor, critical care, and showed shifts in the emergency department. Awarded Employee of the month.

Travel Nurse, 10/2012 to 01/2015
Ascension HealthLebanon, TN,

Traveled to Alaska, Washington, Northern and Southern California to fill critical nursing needs. Worked as Ortho and Ortho Trauma Unit, Renal Metabolic Unit, Telemetry Unit, Telemetry/Medical Surgical Unit, Neuro and Neuro Trauma Unit, Progressive Care Unit, Acute Telemetry Unit, Acute Rehab, Decision Observation Unit, and Rehabilitation Unit. Cared for a team of 3 to 7 patients depending upon type of unit. Organized care plans, dispensed there medications, head to toe assessment,monitored lab values, educated patients, and reported abnormal findings to physician. Nominated for employee of the year.

Regional Referral Registered Nurse Coordinator, 10/2017 to Current
Ochsner Health SystemCity, STATE,

I am currently a regional referral transfer nurse for Ochsner Health Systems. As a transfer nurse I connect Ochsner physicians and surgeons with referring physicians to facilitate transfer for patients that need a higher level of care and/or a facility that has services the patient requires. During the transfer process the appropriate clinical information is obtained, the patients are triage, to make sure they are transferred with the safest transport method and timeliness. As a transfer nurse the use of past experience and knowledge to understand the clinical presentation of the patient, the disease process, the vital signs, lab results, and special equipment patient's such as patient's with LVAD, Balloon Pump patient's plays a major role in the accurate placement of the patient. As a transfer nurse it is my responsibility to transfer the patient to the destination facility safely. I am responsible for that patient's safety during the transfer process and must know when to inform the referring nurse that the patient has to be stabilized prior to transportation process. As a transfer nurse I utilize my nursing knowledge, nursing education and background, along with my clinical experience to perform the duties that are required to transfer the patient safely.

Education, Honors, and Professional Organizations
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2005 to Nicholls State Univeristy - Thibodaux, Louisiana
GPA:

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Dean's List

Member of American Nurses Association

Member of Louisiana Nurses Association

Board of Trustee's Academic Scholarship

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School Attended

  • Nicholls State Univeristy

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Travel Nurse
  • Regional Referral Registered Nurse Coordinator

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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