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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability 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
  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventative health
  • Well visit procedures
  • Oncology authority
  • Precepting
  • Collecting vitals
  • Medication administration
  • Vaccine administration
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Medication distribution
  • Managing deadlines
  • Performing EKGs
  • Chest pain management
  • Procedure preparations
  • Emergency procedures
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Administering immunizations
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Confidentiality
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Care plan development
  • Acute care expertise
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Sanitation
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Patient assessment
  • Epic,cerner use
  • Staff supervision
  • HIPAA education
  • Foley catheters
  • Patient privacy
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Patient discharge
  • Home care
  • Indirect patient care
  • Direct patient care
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Trauma recovery
Work History
Registered Nurse, 09/2019 to Current
Covenant CareDavis, CA,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Managed 1] nurses and nursing activities in 32[]-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Updated patient charts using epic, cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • 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.
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives with skilled nursing services.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 6 patients daily.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as ortho, surgical and medical procedure.
Registered Nurse/Case Manager, 03/2018 to 10/2019
Covenant CareLodi, CA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Evaluated system data to calculate and update Medicare and Medicaid budgeting systems.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
Registered Nurse, 06/2017 to 04/2018
Baylor Scott And WhiteCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 05/2016 to 03/2018
Baylor Scott And White TempleCity, STATE,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed 8] nurses and nursing activities in 32-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Education
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 12/2015
McLennan Community College - Waco, TX
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in texas, License number 898410

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School Attended

  • McLennan Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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