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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse with over 18 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Adult and Adolescent inpatient care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Mental/Behavioral Health Nursing.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medication administration
  • Medical screening
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Emotional awareness
  • Health and wellness expertise/Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
  • Charge nurse on inpatient adult and adolescent psychiatric unit
Experience
Registered Nurse , 06/2010 - Current
Promedica Senior Care East Berlin, PA,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Cared for more than 15 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 30-bed psychiatric unit.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Registered Nurse, 06/2002 - 06/2014
Promedica Senior Care East Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Cared for more 20 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 30-bed Alzheimer's/ Dementia unit.
Resident Services Assistant, 06/1997 - 06/2002
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Carson City, NV,
  • Fostered relationships with residents and worked with new residents to optimize acclimation and ease transition to new living environment.
  • Helped residents with severe mental illness with personal needs including cooClaire, cleaning, shopping, community outings and medication observation in group home environment.
Education and Training
Licensed Practical Nurse: Nursing, Expected in 05/2002
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Rock Valley College - Rockford, IL
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Associate of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 05/2011
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Highland Community College - Freeport, IL
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2016
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Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, IL
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Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse: Psychiatric Nursing, Expected in 05/2017
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American Nursing Credentialing Center/ANCC - ,
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Certifications
  • ANA Certified in Psychiatric & Mental Health
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
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School Attended

  • Rock Valley College
  • Highland Community College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • American Nursing Credentialing Center/ANCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Resident Services Assistant

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse

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