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

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 5 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in a skilled nursing environment. Have worked as Team Lead for over 3 years in current position. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Staff Supervision
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative Health
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Shared Governance
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Process improvements
  • Patient treatment planning
  • Staff direction and support
  • Nursing Staff Management
  • Policy and procedure adherence
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Proficient in Cerner(Powerchart)
  • Medication Administration
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Tracheostomy Care
Education
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City, IA Expected in 12/2014 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Dean's List: 2013
  • Majored in Nursing
  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class
West Hancock High School Britt, IA Expected in 05/2007 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class
  • Graduated with 3.8GPA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Downers Grove, IL, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :

Currently Enrolled to obtain my BSN

Work History
The Waters Senior Living - Registered Nurse
Eden Prairie, MN, 02/2015 - Current
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 22 bed skilled unit, providing direct care to up to 10 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
Starkey Inc. - Certified Nursing Assistant
Wichita, KS, 01/2011 - 01/2015
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
Starkey Inc. - Certified Nursing Assistant
Wichita, KS, 04/2006 - 12/2010
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • West Hancock High School
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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