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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

I’m a 13 year Registered Nurse with a Broad Spectrum of Nursing skills under my belt. I started out my nursing career with Med-surg skills and from there I have been a float pool nurse in all areas of the hospital ICU, step-down, orthopedics, Med-surg, ER. Im currently a Travel Nurse for Aya Healthcare and Im in contract in Memphis TN.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Immunization skills
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Documenting vitals
  • Emotional awareness
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Cerner
  • Patient Care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Critical care
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Managing personal care
  • Diabetes management
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • McKesson
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient discharging
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Administering medicines
  • Taking vitals
  • Catheters
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
Education and Training
Snead State Community College Boaz, AL Expected in 05/2009 Associate of Applied Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Snead State Community College Boaz, AL Expected in 05/1995 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Experience
Mercy Health System - Travel Registered Nurse
Woodstock, IL, 04/2022 - 10/2022
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • 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.
  • Directed and instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Inserted and cared for catheters, feeding tubes and access sites.
  • Administered medications intravenously, by injection or orally.
  • Monitored patient fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems.
Mercy Health System - Float Registered Nurse
Delavan, WI, 07/2021 - 04/2022
  • Identified and facilitated patient referrals to address complex medical issues.
  • Followed established policies related to performance improvement, attendance, safety and environmental and infection-control guidelines.
  • Safeguarded patient privacy through stringent adherence to HIPAA requirements.
  • Oversaw treatment room preparation of supplies and medical equipment.
  • Educated patients regarding treatment medications and side effects.
  • Performed exams and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
Mercy Health System - Home Health RN Case Manager
Elkhorn, WI, 12/2020 - 07/2021
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • 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.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Verified consistent delivery of compassionate care to patients with back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
Company Name - Dialysis Registered Nurse
City, State, 07/2020 - 12/2020
  • Updated medical records with current vitals, behavioral observations and medication details.
  • Supervised dialysis treatments for patients aging from child to adult in community hospital setting.
  • Monitored patient status during treatment and reported variances and adverse reactions to care teams.
  • Collected and analyzed patient data before, during and after treatments and documented information in patient medical records.
  • Initiated and documented ongoing quality assurance activities to improve patient care and safety.
  • Administered medications to patients a day as directed by individual treatment plans.
  • Counseled patients on infusions and possible side effects to promote treatment compliance.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
Company Name - Registered Nurse
City, State, 08/2015 - 07/2020
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
Company Name - Registered Nurse
City, State, 08/2012 - 04/2014
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomoies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
Company Name - Registered Nurse
City, State, 01/2009 - 08/2012
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of [Number] on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomoies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.

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School Attended

  • Snead State Community College
  • Snead State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Float Registered Nurse
  • Home Health RN Case Manager
  • Dialysis Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science

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