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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced Registered Nurse with strong clinical and people skills. Professionally trained with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Fifteen years of nursing experience on medical surgical and RCU, working various shifts, floating to orthopedic, telemetry, and step down units in an acute hospital setting.

Organized and motivated with time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Hardworking and reliable. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Diabetes management
  • Medical screening
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Prenatal care
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • SBAR communication
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Dermatology training
  • Patient Management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Family and patient support
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Community advocate
  • Postpartum care
  • Patient discharging
  • Medical assessment
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Strong medical ethic
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Long-Term Care
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Immunization skills
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Emotional awareness
  • Patient relations
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Infectious disease control
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Disease management programs
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Critical care
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Seizure management
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Vascular care understanding
Experience
Registered Nurse, 02/2016 - 04/2020
Medside Healthcare Decatur, GA,
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases
  • Increased unit productivity for a 36 bed medical surgical unit, 12 hour shifts
  • Team nursing and Total care nursing
  • Managed care for pre-and post-operative patients through discharge
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Cancer, Alzheimer's and many other diseases
  • Cared for and maintained wound vacs, and various other types of dressings, drains, and wounds
  • Highly experienced with Central Venous Catheters and PICC lines
  • 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.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
Staff LPN, 01/2005 - 02/2016
South Georgia Medical Center Valdosta, GA,
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
Charge Nurse, 10/2004 - 01/2005
Camp Recovery Ocklawaha, FL,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Medication administration, monitored and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Implemented interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes and G-tubes.
  • Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording cardiac rhythm data.
Education and Training
Associate degree: Nursing, Expected in 12/2016
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University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - , AR
GPA:
Status - from ARNEC, LPN-RN transition program at UACCH Vice Chancellors list Licensed Practical Nursing: Nursing
: , Expected in 12/2003
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Texarkana College - Texarkana,
GPA:
Status - Deans list, Clinicals in both nursing programs were done in Emergency Room, surgery, OB, nursery, postpardum, pediactrics, ICU, telemerty, step down, progressive care unit, med/surg, orthopedic, nursing home and assisted living facilities.
Certifications
Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Arkansas Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification,

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School Attended

  • University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
  • Texarkana College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Staff LPN
  • Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate degree

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