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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Outgoing Registered Nurse with a positive, calm attitude in all situations. I enjoy hands on Nursing Care and being able to connect with my patients and their family members.

Nursing is my passion and I'm committed to delivering high quality care to all of my patients along with being their advocate. I'm looking forward to broadening my education and skills in the home health and hospice field.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Proficient with EPIC EMR
  • Compassionate Nurse with high quality hands on care
  • Peg tube feeding and medication administration
  • Foley Catheter insertion
  • Therapeutic communication with patients and family members
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Wound care including but not limited to wound vacs & JP drains
Work History
Registered Nurse, 08/2019 to Current
The Waters Senior LivingHopkins, MN,
  • Proficient with EPIC charting system.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as intubation and extensive wounrehabilitation.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, post hip replacements, knee surgeries, wound vacs and post Covid complications.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume Medical Surgical setting.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab test.
  • High quality team work and ability to provide adequate care in a 25 bed unit during a Pandemic.
  • preparing a patient for intubation, assisting with a code and transferring patient to higher level of care.
Registered Nurse, 04/2019 to 08/2019
The Waters Senior LivingMinneapolis, MN,
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications, altering treatment plans as needed.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety, including meditation and yoga.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Conducted therapy for mentally ill patients in group and individual settings to assist patients in achieving normalcy.
  • Monitored vital signs, nutritional intake and signs and symptoms of complications to report deviations to supervisor.
  • Provided direct quality care to patients by monitoring, recording and evaluating psychiatric conditions.
  • Oversaw care of suicidal patients and acted swiftly to reduce risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Charge Nurse on a Residential Unit delegating tasks to LPNs & Mental Health Technicians.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 08/2016 to 01/2019
St. Luke's Of Kansas CityOlathe, KS,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Collecting Vital signs, charting and reporting abnormalities to RN.
Personal Caregiver, 07/2017 to 10/2018
Lhc GroupLacombe, LA,
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Provided transportation to and from Doctor's appointments.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • daily reports to pt. family on pt's current status and needs.
Education
No Degree: Pre Requisites , Expected in to East Central Community College - Decatur, MS,
GPA:
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
Associate of Applied Science: Associates Degree Nursing, Expected in 05/2017 to Meridian Community College - Meridian, Ms,
GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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School Attended

  • East Central Community College
  • Meridian Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Caregiver

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Applied Science

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