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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

37 Years nursing experience also 4 years of being a Director of Nursing in a Long Term Care and a hospital, experience in the medical surgical area, labor of nursing, level one emergency room, critical care , and psychiatric unit. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks accurately despite interruptions and competing demands. Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Managing personal care

  • Mobility assistance
  • Seizure management
  • Family and patient support
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Infectious disease control
  • Organization and planning
  • Patient Management
  • Diabetes management
  • Nursing Plan Development

  • SBAR communication
  • Updating computer records
  • Triaging

  • Staff performance evaluations
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
Education
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in Master of Science : Nursing Leadership - GPA :
Walen University Minneapolis, MN, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville, IA Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare - Registered Nurse
Germantown, TN, 10/2012 - 02/2018
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management


Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety

  • Coordinated care for up to ten patients per shift in a Psychiatric setting with strict quality and cost constraints
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms

  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction

  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare - Retired Register Nurse
Olive Branch, MS, 03/2012 - 02/2018
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices,
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies

  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics


  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes

  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers. Patients, families, and staff remained safe.


  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures

  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare - Registered Nurse
Jackson, TN, 06/2010 - 10/2013
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans .Results showed patient comfort in last hours of life .Family was comforted from care given.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions. Medication errors became fewer, right patient received right medication, and this was documented in patient digital chart where the doctor and pharmacist can kept updated
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs

  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects
Iowa City VA Medical Center - Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2008 - 05/2010
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals

  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files

  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
Additional Information

I am a retired nurse who know it is importance of to help to bring care to the ones who are in need of the care. I also want to help the over worked nurses who need a break.

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Walen University
  • Iowa Lakes Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Retired Register Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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