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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.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Care
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Gastrostomy Buttons Experience
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Preventative Health
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
Work History
04/2010 to Current
Registered Nurse State Of Arkansas Fordyce, AR,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.

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  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
03/2005 to 05/2021
Registered Nurse State Of Arkansas Forrest City/Conway, AR,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
08/2002 to 04/2005
Patient Care Technician Kindred Healthcare San Diego, CA,
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team productivity.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Helped patients complete activities of daily living.
  • Lifted or assisted others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, surgical tables or stretchers.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition at all times to safeguard health information.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Collected laboratory specimens, dropped off at laboratories and picked up test results.
  • Responded to emergency situations to help with lifting and transporting patients.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and moved hospital equipment.
  • Used wheelchairs, stretchers and movable beds to move patients between hospital locations.
  • Provided physical support to patients through diverse types of mobility assistance.
  • Provided transportation services for Type patients in hospital environment using appropriate equipment.
Education
Expected in 10/2002
Associate Degree In Science : Nursing
Montgomery College - ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Montgomery College

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