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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Infusion Nurse proudly offering more than 10 years' expertise in the healthcare field. A buoyant personality coupled with excellent skills helping to promote positive patient outcomes. Considered a valuable member of infusion teams due to exemplary service and support skills.

Skills
  • IV infusion treatments
  • Patient Assessments
  • Reporting and correspondence
  • Chemotherapeutic drug administration
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • EMR / EHR
  • Collecting vitals
  • Acute care expertise
  • Medication Administration
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Chronic disease management
Education
West Coast University Los Angeles, CA, Expected in 08/2008 Associate Degree In Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • ONS
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
Work History
Consulate Health Care - Registered Nurse
Orlando, FL, 02/2009 - 07/2012
  • Completed chemotherapy administration as dictated by physician's instructions on each patient's chart.
  • Recorded all patient discussions and transactions in charts for future reference.
  • Educated patients on such topics as nutrition, medication side effects and proper skin treatments after radiation.
  • Cultivated warm and compassionate atmosphere for patients receiving chemotherapy, wound care and Treatment in infusion treatment facility.
  • Counseled patients and provided listening ear and emotional support.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and Type workshops.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.

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  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • 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.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
William S. Hart Union High - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Santa Clarita, CA, 07/2006 - 10/2008
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.

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  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Job title.
William S. Hart Union High - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Santa Clarita, CA, 10/2002 - 07/2006
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.

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Providence Health & Services - Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse
Pacific Palisades, CA, 11/2010 - Current
  • Educated patient, family or caretaker about post discharge care procedures to facilitate care continuum.
  • Administered IV fluids, medications and blood products through peripherally inserted central venous catheter to support long-term treatment for infections, cancer or heart and kidney problems.
  • Leveraged knowledge of medications, procedures, infection control and safety precaution to initiate appropriate intervention in crisis situations.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers and provided compassionate emotional support.

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  • Remained current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs and oriented and educated new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.
  • Maintained safe and therapeutic medical environment and guided and directed members of health care team to encourage quality patient care.
  • Educated patients on proper nutrition and medication side effects.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.

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School Attended

  • West Coast University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree In Nursing

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