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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Compassionate [Job Title] accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Taking vitals
  • Patient Care
  • Patient discharging
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Family and patient support
  • McKesson
  • Medical assessment
  • Critical care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient relations
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Immunization skills
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Intake and discharge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Home visits
  • Long-Term Care
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Administering medicines
  • Patient care planning
  • Mobility assistance
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Follow-up calls
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Catheters
  • SBAR communication
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes management
Education and Training
Alamance Community College Graham, NC Expected in 05/1993 : Nursing Practice - GPA :
Thompson School Of Practical Nursing Brattelboro, Expected in 06/1983 License Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1983-present
  • Pals-2015-present
  • ACLS 1993-present
Experience
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Registered Nurse
Elmore, AL, 08/2015 - 10/2021
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Leveraged nursing skills to provide relief assistance to medsug and covid departments.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - RN Staff Nurse
Ellsworth, ME, 05/2014 - 05/2015
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Verified consistent delivery of compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Registered Nurse
Atmore, AL, 08/1998 - 05/2014
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Supervised [Number]-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Supervised dialysis treatments for patients aging from child to adult in community hospital setting.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.

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School Attended

  • Alamance Community College
  • Thompson School Of Practical Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • License Practical Nurse

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