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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Follow-up calls
  • Immunization skills
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Patient relations
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Patient Care
  • Medication and IV administration
Experience
11/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Hospice Buffalo Cheektowaga, NY,
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to determine scope of medical complaints.
  • Rendered telephone advice according to established guidelines and protocols.
  • Collected data to represent symptom onset, presenting problem and medical diagnoses.
  • Maintained confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Educated patients relative to health care urgency and community resources available to meet needs.
  • Reviewed medical chart and requested appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Answered and responded to incoming calls from patients to assess patient symptoms, determine health status and identify needs.
  • Documented symptoms, complaints and issues discussed during calls and actions taken in patient medical records.
  • Requested direction from physicians to determine best clinical course of action and recommendations in specific patient situations.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
11/2018 to 11/2020
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Tenet Healthcare Corporation Lakewood, CA,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages, and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular, and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
05/2018 to 09/2018
Registered Nurse, ICU Jefferson Health Camden County, NJ,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages, and documented patient conditions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
05/2015 to 04/2018
Licensed Practical Nurse Hackensack University Medical Center Lodi, NJ,
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history and chief complaints.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Treated injuries and illnesses affecting muscles and bones, developed individualized health care plans and educated patients and families about self-care and available support systems.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Edwardsville, IL
GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Robinson, IL,
GPA:
Expected in 07/2017 to to
Certificate: Practical Nursing
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Robinson, IL,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Newton Community High School - Newton, IL,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
  • Newton Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

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

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