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Jessica Claire
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Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Realizing the most important thing is that the patient always comes first
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Compassionate
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work in a fast pace unit
  • Importance of communication
  • Decision Making
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Care Coordination
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Critical Care
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Compassionate STD Care and Counselor
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Family and Patient Support
  • Ventilator Care
  • OR and ER Experience
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Colostomy Care Familiarity
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Patient Discharging
  • Sterilization Techniques Mastery
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Seizure Management
  • Vascular Care Understanding
  • Hematology Testing Aptitude
  • SBAR Communication
  • Palliative and Pain Management
Experience
Registered Nurse, 06/2019 to 09/2020
Carson-Tahoe Regional Health CareVarious Sites, NV,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • 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.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • 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.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • 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.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Assessed patient conditions, recorded physical findings and explained prognosis.
  • Recommended medication, physical therapy or related therapeutic procedures to manage diagnosed conditions.
  • Performed exams and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Oversaw treatment room preparation of supplies and medical equipment.
  • Increased clinical retention and decreased staff burnout through contribution of resources.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Registered Nurse, Critical Care Float Pool , 04/2014 to 11/2016
Medstar Research InstituteWestminster, MD,

As a RN at Baptist I was a critical care float pool nurse. I took care of patients wherever I was needed. Mostly in CVICU, Transplant ICU, or MICU. When I walked through the hospital doors my priorities were saving lives based on where God thought it was necessary for me to go.

  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Assessed ICU patients each shift to ascertain vitals and key information.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Treated patients with broad range of acute, life-threatening diagnoses.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Managed PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drug administration and titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tube management.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests and procedures.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Assessed patients upon admission and throughout each shift to quickly spot and respond to life-threatening concerns.
  • Provided direct care in surgical, Transplant, and cardiac critical care units.
  • Assisted in planning individual treatment programs in consultation with Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing and other staff using established knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
  • Delegated and supervised work of other nursing team members and support staff.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
Emergency Room Registered Nurse, 10/2011 to 04/2014
Mercy HealthVirginia Beach, VA,
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Rendered direct patient care by stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Oversaw ER department and team of multi-disciplinary professionals in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Developed and delivered nursing community resource information book, resulting in adequate patient care.
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Registered Nurse, Expected in 08/2011 to Baptist College of Health Sciences - Memphis, TN,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Baptist College of Health Sciences

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Critical Care Float Pool
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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