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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA XXX05 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse enthusiastically focused on continued delivery of high quality, cost effective professional nursing care.

Offering 20 -year background providing attentive care in long term,memory care, and assisted living . Experienced with delivering exceptional care for long term care geriatrics/rehabilitation settings. Successful in anticipating and meeting needs of patients, colleagues and supervisors alike. Expertise in providing excellent customer service and quality assurance .

Experienced and certified in caring for symptomatic and non symptomatic covid -19 patients in accordance with cdc guidelines.

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Patient assessment
  • Medication management
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Emergency response
  • Patient evaluations
  • Task delegation
  • Certified covid-19 infection control
  • Nutrition assessment and planning
  • Discharge planning
  • Patient chart documentation
  • Physician assistance
  • Performance tracking and evaluations
  • Infection preventionist certification
Work History
04/2022 to Current
Medical Surgical / Tele Registered Nurse Per Diem Community Health System Granbury, TX,
  • Analyzed and observed patients to discover and interpret vitals and telemetry equipment results.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
04/2022 to Current
RN Floor Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Olney, MD,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
08/2021 to 02/2022
RN, Medical-Surgical Covid-19 Crisis Nurse Chelsea Jewish Lifecare Peabody, MA,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Handled issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.
01/2022 to 02/2022
RN, Medical-Surgical Travel Nurse Kisco Senior Living, Llc Carlsbad, CA,

RN Med-surg / Tele Covid Unit

  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
08/2021 to 11/2021
RN, Medical-Surgical `travel Nurse Westminster Communities Of Florida City, STATE,

Medical surgical /Telemetry covid unit

  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
04/2021 to 08/2021
RN, Medical-Surgical Neurological Unit/Travel Westminster Communities Of Florida Bradenton Towers City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
04/2021 to Current
Registered Nurse Company Name City, State,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques.
  • Used Cerner application to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Administered medications to 5-6 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
09/2019 to 08/2021
Medical Surgical Staff Registered Nurse Company Name City, 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, PACU and recovery, dialysis, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
06/2018 to 08/2019
RN Nurse Manager Company Name City, State,
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including 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.
03/2003 to 03/2018
Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager Company Name City, State,
  • Managed Care for over 75 beds combined of Skilled and Long Term patients each day with quality-driven support. Of these 75 patients 60 were long term and skilled,and 15 patients were on a locked memory care unit.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including Nursing, Dietary and Physicians etc, to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning while in skilled and long term care.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheter insertions
  • Managed appointment calendar for all doctor appointments+ scans and evaluations per week.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Delivered nursing care before and after operations.
  • Input medical histories, symptoms and vital statistics as part of the intake process.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Annual performance evaluations for nurse and cna staff
03/2017 to 03/2018
Assisted Living Director Company Name City, State,
  • Negotiated agreements between employees to clarify misunderstood directions and resolve conflicts affecting performance.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Supervised 40 employees consisting of Nurses and Medication technicians in providing excellent customer service to residents and family members requiring assistance for daily activities for living and clinical concerns .
  • Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Developed team communications and information for growth and development meetings for nursing staff.
  • Performed various administrative functions, including filing paperwork, delivering mail, sorting mail, communications and physician orders on daily basis, bookkeeping for managing budget for the unit and staffing ratios.
Education
Expected in 2006 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Manatee Technical College - Bradenton, FL
GPA:

Received Licensed Practical Nursing

Expected in 06/2015 to to
Associate of Science: Associate Degree Of Nursing
Suncoast College of Nursing - Bradenton, FL
GPA:
Certifications


  • NIHSS Certification, Apex Innovations - issued 04/10/21
  • BLS, ACLS , American Heart Association - issued 08/24/2022

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Manatee Technical College
  • Suncoast College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Surgical / Tele Registered Nurse Per Diem
  • RN Floor Nurse
  • RN, Medical-Surgical Covid-19 Crisis Nurse
  • RN, Medical-Surgical Travel Nurse
  • RN, Medical-Surgical `travel Nurse
  • RN, Medical-Surgical Neurological Unit/Travel
  • Registered Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Staff Registered Nurse
  • RN Nurse Manager
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager
  • Assisted Living Director

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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