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

Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative Health
  • Precepting
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Shared Governance
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control Measures
Work History
08/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Cornerstone Healthcare Group Webster, TX,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
01/2018 to 10/2021
Licensed Practical Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Decatur, AL,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in [Software] to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
10/2014 to 01/2018
Licensed Practical Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Eden, NC,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in [Software] to keep team informed of changing conditions.
Education
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Chipola College - Marianna, FL
GPA:
Expected in 05/2014 to to
License Practical Nurse: Nursing
Lively Technical Center - Tallahassee, FL
GPA:
Certifications

BLS

ACLS

NIHSS

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chipola College
  • Lively Technical Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • License Practical Nurse

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