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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Qualified [State] Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced delivering high-quality care to patients in medical and surgical care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in EHR while driving innovation. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Examination

  • Decision Making
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
Education
Morehead State University Morehead, KY Expected in 05/2001 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Magoffin County High School Salyersville, KY Expected in 05/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ACLS
  • TNCC
  • BLS
Work History
Radnet - Registered Nurse
Astoria, NY, 06/2017 - Current
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
Alliance Community Hospital - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Alliance, OH, 09/2007 - Current
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Utilized [Software] and [Software] to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Assisted [Number] physicians with procedures such as thoracentesis, intubation and [Type].
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Implemented hands-on [Type] and [Type] therapeutic interventions to achieve prompt recovery and discharge.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.

  • Monitored hemodynamic variances to identify signs of life-threatening complications.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Assisted in [Type] and [Type] emergency nursing procedures to promptly control changes in physical condition.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures and monitored chest tubes.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Collaborated with [Number]-person health care team to revise and develop treatment plans for [Number] patients simultaneously.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Managed patient pain relief and sedation by providing non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Atlantic Health System - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Rockaway, NJ, 09/2007 - Current
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
Community Health System - Registered Nurse, Float Pool
Fort Smith, AR, 07/2001 - 09/2011
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Morehead State University
  • Magoffin County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Float Pool

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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