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Jessica Claire
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  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Caring Registered Nurse with dedicated service in various types of long-term and home health care settings. Provides individualized care plans and helps patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care.

Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures. Attentive nursing professional presenting high level of care, patient assistance and assesment during each shift. Considered hardworking and driven. Ready for new opportunity to apply exceptional nursing skills in any setting.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
Work History
Registered Nurse, 09/2009 to Current
Lynn University Boca Raton, FL,
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Oversaw health services for school of 100 students and faculty.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern, including covid 19 and emergency drills.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising program director and Lead nurse.
  • Performed health screening for students and faculty by conducting [Type] and [Type] evaluations.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Provided medical consultations to other school personnel to promote well-coordinated school health and safety efforts.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including Medication and Behavioral Health interventions to keep patient charts updated.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Administered medications to 100 patients and monitored response to medications.
Staff Registered Nurse, 01/1987 to 09/2021
Erlanger Health Chattanooga, TN,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.

This floor was a vascular floor. There were a majority of patients with Wounds and infections.

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 01/2002 to 05/2009
Memorialcare Health System Torrance, CA,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Monitored hemodynamic variances to identify signs of life-threatening complications, including sepsis and bleeding
  • Assisted [Number] physicians with procedures such as thoracentesis, intubation and [Type].
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with person health care team to revise and develop treatment plans for patients simultaneously.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
Registered Nurse, ICU, 01/1986 to 05/2001
Dch Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Assisted Dr. with arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
Education
No Degree: Pre-Nursing, Expected in
to
U Mass Boston - Boston,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2001
to
Curry College - Milton,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 01/1985
to
Laboure College - Boston, MA,
GPA:
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The job i have currently is in a Trauma Sensitive K-5 school. I do the above for overall health and wellness.

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School Attended
  • U Mass Boston
  • Curry College
  • Laboure College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
Degrees
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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