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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Critical Care Registered Nurse with 30 years of direct patient care experience. Adept at doctor communication and patient education with extensive knowledge of ER and ICU treatments and planning long-term for patients. Successful at advocating patient needs and quick diagnoses.

Skills
  • Self-motivated
  • BLS certified
  • ACLS certified
  • PALS certified
  • Excellent team worker
  • Excellent communication skills with patients and families
  • Positive behavior modeling
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in Nevada
Work History
08/1986 to 09/1995
Registered Nurse Lakeview Health Charlotte, NC,

I left this job to become a stay at home mother. In addition, our family was getting ready for a move across the country.

I worked as an RN in several different areas of nursing including ICU, cardiac step down/rehab medical surgical and oncology.

I had excellent and diverse experience including working with tracheostomies, ventilators swan-ganz lines, central lines, and vasoactive medications. I worked as a rotational charge nurse in several units.

I became chemotherapy certified in this hospital and worked with hospice patients at the dawn of this specialization.

05/2003 to 01/2005
Registered Nurse Lakeview Health Nashville, TN,

I left this job related to an end in contract. I worked here through a contract with the Air Force. However, the company I worked for ended the contract with this hospital.

  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including ventilator treatment and CRRT procedures
  • Led successful 7 to8-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
01/2005 to 2008
Registered Nurse Lakeview Health Washington, DC,

I left this position to open Centennial Hills Hospital, another hospital in the Valley Health Care System.

  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including CRRT and Balloon pump procedures
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as tracheostomies and Peg tube placement
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms
2008 to 01/2020
Registered Nurse Lane Regional Medical Center Zachary, LA,

I am an RN in critical care settings. I worked for 6 years in the ICU. My last few years I have worked in the Emergency Department

  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
Education
Expected in 2017
Master of Science: Nursing (focus diabetes education)
Capella University - MN,
GPA:
  • Professional development completed in Master's of Science in Nursing
  • Graduated with 3.95 GPA
  • Awarded Deans List
  • Received Master's Progressive Scholarship
  • Thesis: Working with young Hispanic Adults to Properly Manage Diabetes
Expected in 1991
Bachelor of Science: Health Arts Education
University of St. Francis - Joliet Il ,
GPA:
  • Professional development completed in B.S. Health Education
Expected in 1986
Associate of Science: Nursing
William Rainey Harper Community College - IL,
GPA:
Accomplishments

Computer proficiency:

I am comfortable with numerous computer applications. In addition, I acted as a super user for the Cerner computer program when UHS started computer charting.

 

Affiliations

Member of the American Nurses Association (ANA)

Member of the Nevada Nurses Association (NNA)

Member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

Member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) 2009-2014

Certifications

BLS

ACLS

PALS

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School Attended
  • Capella University
  • University of St. Francis
  • William Rainey Harper Community College
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  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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