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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 16 years of experience in 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. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. 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
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
Work History
03/2021 to Current
Registered Nurse Touchstone Communities Cotulla, TX,
  • 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.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
12/2020 to 02/2021
Registered Nurse Touchstone Communities Mercedes, TX,
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
06/2017 to 10/2020
Charge Registered Nurse Spectrum Health Allendale, MI,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Directed patient care activities and provided guidance and training to RNs, LPNs and residential advisors during shift while delegating assignments and providing treatment.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
01/2012 to 11/2015
LPN Charge Nurse Jonesboro Assisted Living Center, Llc Jonesboro, GA,
  • Oversaw daily rounds to assess patient conditions and distribute medications to patients.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
Education
Expected in
Associate of Arts: Nursing
Merced College - Merced, CA
GPA:
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Atwater High School - Atwater, CA
GPA:
Expected in
Pharmacy Technician: Pharmacy Technology
Abrams College - Modesto, CA,
GPA:
Expected in 12/2019
Associate of Science: Nursing
Ivy Tech - Columbus, IN,
GPA:
Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • The national society of leadership and success

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School Attended
  • Merced College
  • Atwater High School
  • Abrams College
  • Ivy Tech
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Registered Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Associate of Science

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