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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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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. Transitioned from Paramedic to Registered Nurse. 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.

Accomplishments
  • Daisy Award 2019-Nursing
  • OHCETA Executive Council Past President 2011-2012
  • OHCETA Executive Council President 2010-2011
  • Oklahoma Health Careers Education Teachers Association (OHCETA)
  • Executive Council President Elect 2009-2010
  • Oklahoma State EMS Consensus Member, EMS Educational Standards 2009
  • OHOETA EMS Member-at Large 2007 & 2008
  • District Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year 2007, Tulsa Technology Center
  • Campus Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year 2007, Tulsa Technology Center
  • Destination 20/20 Class XVII 2006-2007 Tulsa Technology Center
  • Vice Chairman, Paramedic Advisory Committee, Rogers University
  • Implemented American Heart Association Community Training Center for Basic and Advance Cardiac Life Support -EMSA
  • Implemented the Clinical Education Department for EMSA
  • Employee of the Year, EMSA
  • Employee of the Month, EMSA
  • Established a training, re-certification program, and certification database for EMSA Paramedics and EMTs-1995
  • Exemplary Performance Award, EMSA
  • Meritorious Service Award, EMSA
  • Safety Award, EMSA
  • Spirit of America Award – Volunteerism
  • Provision of Medical Care/Rescue Award- Pine Ridge Tornado
  • Emergency Medical Technician Group Award for Dedicated and Loyal Service–National EMS Meeting–Pine Ridge Reservation Ambulance Service
Skills
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Examination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Cardiac Monitors
  • Sinus Rhythm
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • PICC Lines
  • Mid Lines
  • Power Ports
  • Chest Tubes
  • Interpreting EKGs
  • Heart Failure
  • Airway Management
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Therapeutic Measures
  • Patient Intervention
  • Needs Assessment
  • Pain Prevention
  • Mental and Physical Assessments
  • Neurological Assessments
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Active Learning
  • First Aid
  • Pharmacologic Intervention
  • Wound Management
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Routine Examinations
  • Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • Oral Conditions
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Sub-Q Injections
  • Chest pain management
  • IV setup and start
  • Medication distribution
Work History
09/2022 to Current
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Cape May, NJ,
  • Function as a member of the multidisciplinary care team.
  • Coordinates the care of assigned residents, consulting with the Director of Nursing and Charge Nurse as necessary.
  • Contributes to overall resident care which is guided by the resident care plan.
  • Prepare, administers, and charts routine medication and treatments as ordered.
  • Performs teaching to residents, families and staff to ensure understanding of the residents’ plan of care.
  • Performs safety and infection control procedures to ensure a safe and clean environment for residents and staff.
  • Functions as the primary contact person on assigned shift.
  • Supervises resident assistants to ensure compliance with plan of care.
  • Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions.
05/2022 to 09/2022
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Centre Hall, PA,
  • Function as a member of the multidisciplinary care team
  • Coordinates the care of assigned residents, consulting with the Director of Nursing and Charge Nurse
    as necessary
  • Contributes to overall resident care which is guided by the resident care plan
  • Prepare, administers, and charts routine and emergency medication and treatment
    as ordered
  • Performs teaching to residents, families and staff to ensure understanding of the
    residents’ plan of care
  • Performs safety and infection control procedures to ensure a safe and clean
    environment for residents and staff
  • Functions as the primary contact person on assigned shift
  • Supervises resident assistants to ensure compliance with plan of care
  • Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions
03/2019 to 02/2022
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Charlestown, MA,
  • Performed pre-admission testing on all surgical/procedure patients including Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) patients
  • On Day of Surgery (DOS), completed patient admissions & assessments
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Ordered DOS labs
  • Prepared patients for surgery/procedure
  • Performed patient education/documentation
  • Phase II & Patient Discharge
  • Completed patient assessments
  • Provided patient education and discharge instructions.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Infusion Center
  • Administered required injections, infusions, & transfusions per physician orders • Performed pre-assessment/post assessment
  • Completed patient education/documentation
01/2018 to 03/2019
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Chelmsford, MA,
  • Assessed and reassessed the patient's condition.
  • Administered medications as ordered by the healthcare provider.
  • Changed dressings, monitored labs/vital signs
  • Kept accurate records and documentation, updated plan of care.
  • Provided patient advocacy, provided patients/families with support and education.
  • Communicated & worked with the health care team for the patient's best outcome.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
11/2017 to 01/2018
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Clifton, NJ,

• Admitted new patients as needed
• Assessed and charted each patient’s condition per visit
• Completed patient specific tasks and reviewed current

medications
• Dressed/redressed wounds, removed staples/sutures as

ordered
• Assessed the healing progress
• Provided education to patients/family members
• Coordinated with patient’s physician, PT/OT, and any

recommendations that may improve quality of life for

the patient
• Documented and updated patient care plan as needed

08/2017 to 11/2017
Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Coal Township, PA,
  • Changed dressings, monitor labs/vital signs, kept accurate records, documentation, and updated plan of care as needed.
  • Provided patients and families with support and education.
  • Collaborated with the health care team for the patient's best outcome.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
05/2004 to 07/2017
Emergency Medical Services Instructor Cleveland Clinic Garrettsville, OH,
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Evaluated students' competencies through written assignments and examinations.
  • Delivered individualized instruction on observation, assessment, decision-making and patient health teaching.
  • Instructed students on how to perform head-to-toe assessments on patients and how to intervene in medical emergencies.
  • Developed, coordinated, and instructed USDOT approved curriculum for all levels of pre-hospital EMS providers.
  • Responsible for providing instruction at all levels of Pre-Hospital care from the Basic Life Support level of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) to the Advanced Life Support level of Paramedic in preparation for the National Registry Exam.
  • Instructed stand-alone courses in BLS-HCP, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS and assisted with other courses as needed.
  • Evaluated students on a recurrent basis to provide indication of students’ progress toward competencies and knowledge required for successful program completion and certification.
  • Provide on and off-site evaluations of students during clinical rotations and submitting feedback on performance.
  • Provide academic, personal, and behavioral guidance to students to support their successful completion of the program requirements and insure their success in the field of Emergency Medical Services.
  • Active advisor in student organizations.
  • Stayed updated on new safety and health regulations.
  • Provided onsite care for campus injuries/illnesses until an ambulance arrived.
10/1988 to 04/2004
Paramedic Covid Clinic Ontario Airport, CA,

Field Operations Supervisor / In-house Instructor, Paramedic (2003 – 2004)

  • Oversaw day to day operations of the ALS ambulance service of Tulsa and its surrounding communities.
  • Direct supervision of 120+ field employees.
  • Monitored and evaluated quality of patient care.
  • Monitored system status planning and management.
  • Basic business operations including scheduling, investigation of customer service complaints, and risk and safety issues.
  • Liaison with area hospitals and public safety agencies.
  • Corrective disciplinary actions.
  • Provided consultation and instruction for training and orientation of new employees.

Clinical Services Coordinator, Paramedic (1995 – 2003)

  • Instructed, orientated and evaluated new paramedics and EMTs.
  • Oversaw and supervised all company in-services including continuing education, refresher courses and quality improvement programs.
  • Developed training programs.
  • Prepared Paramedic candidates for and administered exams of the Office of the Medical Director.
  • Responsible for clinical investigations, educational reviews and remedial training.
  • Supervised Field Training Officers.
  • Prepared monthly reports regarding all educational activities.
  • Maintained employee database for monthly reports and quarterly audits of employee certification and licensure's.
  • Worked directly with the Office of the Medical Director in forming and updating current field protocols and maintaining quality assurance.
  • Worked with Quality Improvement Analyst to identify areas of strength and weakness in the delivery of patient care.
  • Conducted 100% audit review of all patient care forms prepared by new field employees, reporting protocol compliance and all skills utilized during field
    orientation rides.
  • Assisted with recruitment and hiring of all paramedics and EMTs.

Field Training Officer, Paramedic (1992 - 1995)

  • Responsible for field orientation, training and evaluation of new Paramedics and EMTs; overseeing Pre-hospital Operational Standards, Policies and Procedures, Documentation of Patient Care Forms, Mapping and Geography, Ambulance Inspection, Interaction with other agencies (TPD, TFD, Flight services), and Radio Communications.
  • Worked directly with Quality Improvement Manager in all aspects of Quality Improvement.
  • Performed in-house OSHA safety training and inspections.
  • Assisted with continuing education and refresher classes.
  • Liaison between field crews and management.

Paramedic (1988 – 2004)

  • Responsible for maintaining an Advanced Life Support Ambulance.
  • Responsible for patient care decisions using basic and advanced life support skills.
  • Coordinated and directed care at multi-patient scenes.
  • Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Maintained compliance with response, scene, and hospital drop times.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Provided detailed documentation on patient care forms.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Triaged injuries by communicating with patients, bystanders and family members, and identified appropriate medical facility for transport.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
12/1979 to 10/1988
Emergency Medical Technician Pine Ridge Reservation Ambulance Service City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Controlled wounds and injuries en-route to hospitals, prepping patients for advanced treatments or maintaining conditions pre-arrival.
  • Triaged patients in emergency situations based on life-threatening needs and delegated tasks to better provide treatment to maximum patients at once.
  • Served as principal liaison between emergency medical response department and other city departments, public organizations and private agencies.
  • Provided basic life support to patients in a large rural area
  • Assisted in emergency room as needed
  • Driver or attendant on emergency and non-emergency transfers
Education
Expected in 12/2015 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Tulsa Community College - Tulsa, OK
GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Emergency Medical Technology
Tulsa Community College - Tulsa, OK
GPA:
Expected in 06/1988 to to
Certification: NREMT-Paramedic
Augustana University/McKennan Hospital - Sioux Falls, SD,
GPA:
Expected in 12/1979 to to
Certification: Emergency Medical Technician
Black Hills Training Center - Rapid City, SD,
GPA:
Certifications/Licensures

Licensed: Registered Nurse/South Dakota Multi-State #R055969

AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tulsa Community College
  • Tulsa Community College
  • Augustana University/McKennan Hospital
  • Black Hills Training Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Medical Services Instructor
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certification
  • Certification

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