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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success 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 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.

Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. 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.

Caring Registered Nurse with dedicated service in various types of long-term and home health care settings. Provides individualized care plans and helps patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Indirect Patient Care
Work History
01/2012 to 01/2022
Registered Nurse Monarch Healthcare Management Chisholm, MN,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • 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.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
01/2015 to 05/2020
Registered Nurse Monarch Healthcare Management Dodge Center, MN,
  • Maintained proper staff levels within budget parameters to deliver high levels of care to every patient.
  • Discussed patient care and treatment with care team members to optimize intervention plans and care delivery.
  • Assisted with preparation of budget and expense reports.
  • Coordinated patient care services and managed clinical cost control.
  • Interviewed, hired, instructed and mentored employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients.
  • Designed and implemented standards of care for nursing and patient care.
  • Maximized staff and patient protections by enforcing optimal disease prevention protocols.
  • Developed and implemented new nursing protocols to improve patient outcomes while minimizing medical errors.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Investigated and reported all incidents per hospital policies.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees via email, phone and in person.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients when personnel was short-staffed.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Removed trash and straightened counters to keep pharmacy area clean and neat.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Conducted literature and coding reviews to adhere to state and federal standards.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Developed policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management.
  • Trained pharmacy interns and newly hired pharmacy technicians.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
01/2003 to 09/2010
RN Staff Nurse Touro Laplace, LA,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Assisted physicians in minor surgeries by keeping instruments sterilized and maintaining inventory.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
Education
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing : Nursing Assistance
Wollaga University - Ethiopia Addis Ababa ,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing Honor GPA 3.4: RN/Nursing
Wollaga University - Ethiopia Addis Ababa ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Wollaga University
  • Wollaga University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor Of Science In Nursing
  • Bachelor Of Science In Nursing Honor GPA 3.4

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