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Jessica
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Summary

California State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 4+ years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in long term and short term 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 infection prevention while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Care
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient Management
  • Community advocate
  • SBAR communication
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Infectious disease control
  • Bi-lingual in English and punjabi/hindi
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Taking vitals
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Critical care
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Long-Term Care
  • Diabetes management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient discharging
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Disease management programs
  • Documenting vitals
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Immunization skills
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
Education and Training
Sri Guru Harkrishan Punjab ,India, Expected in 03/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Khalsa College of Nursing Amritsar, Punjab,India, Expected in 10/2014 Bachelor of Science in Nursing : Registered Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2017 to present
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Infection Preventionist, kingston Healthcare - 2020 to present
Experience
American Senior Communities - Registered Nurse
Avon, IN, 08/2020 - Current
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
American Senior Communities - Registered Nurse
Bedford, IN, 02/2018 - Current
  • Consulted with local and state health departments to report infectious cases.
  • Implemented CDC and OSHA driven infection prevention and control policies to guide hospital departments.
  • Recognized areas for improved performance to protect employees, patients and visitors from infectious and communicable conditions.
  • Maintained continuous and stringent safety levels and took preventative measures to avoid spread of disease and infection.
  • Investigated clusters and outbreaks to identify source of infection, educating healthcare personnel regarding short and long term control measures.
  • Managed files on procedures, infection rates and patient outcomes.
  • Created and implemented new and improved procedures for controlling infections.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to control specific disease entities and support quality initiatives.
  • Identified trends for hospital infections, interpreting surveillance data to develop risk reduction strategies.
  • Communicated trend data and analysis to implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Led working groups, investigations and continuous surveillance with specific focus on minimizing or eliminating infection spread.
  • Monitored procedures for hospital staff regarding sterilization, disinfection and decontamination of personnel, instruments and equipment.
  • Conducted renovation inspections to comply with health requirements and assessed infection control and safety issues.
  • Compiled, reviewed and modeled diverse infection information.
  • Upheld requirements for data collection, reporting and quality control for duration of investigations.
  • Identified key findings for each case, including location, severity and clinical findings.
  • Compiled and arranged case data to complete weekly summaries.
  • Provided expertise over design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires to assist sample selection and analysis.
  • Researched and developed methodologies, instrumentation and procedures to promote medical application and data analysis.
  • Oversaw public health programs, including statistical analysis, health care planning, surveillance systems and public health improvement.
American Senior Communities - Registered Nurse
Beech Grove, IN, 01/2015 - 02/2016
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
Accomplishments
  • Family Support - Educated families about procedures, treatment regimens, prevention and care.
  • Patient Education - Educated patients about medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Documentation - Documented patient intake information.
  • Documentation - Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews.
  • OSHA Compliance - Properly disposed of daily biohazard waste in compliance with federal and local regulations.
  • Nursing Supervision - Supervised ancillary staff of 10 on-call nurses.
  • Collaboration - Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
  • Assessment - Executed full patient assessments, including NG and G tubes.
  • Physician Support - Consistently praised by physicians for efficient assistance in minor surgical procedures and patient handling.
  • Reporting - Prepared regular charts on patient's health related history, medication restrictions and allergies.
  • Patient Care - Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.

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School Attended

  • Sri Guru Harkrishan
  • Khalsa College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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