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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (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 ability 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.

Skills
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Anesthetics Administration
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Surgical Assistance
  • Prescription Drug Recommendations
  • Test Interpretations
Work History
Registered Nurse, 03/2017 to Current
Lane Regional Medical CenterZachary, LA,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Registered Nurse, 06/2013 to 03/2017
Lee HealthFort Myers, FL,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
Registered Nurse, 09/2010 to 02/2013
Lee HealthCape Coral, FL,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • 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.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Registered Nurse, 03/2004 to 09/2010
Lee HealthEstero, FL,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2005
Georgia College And State University - Milledgeville, GA
GPA:
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Nursing Honors Society
  • Dean's List Throughout
  • Graduated with 3.89 GPA

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School Attended
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