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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
:
Skills
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Acute care expertise
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Patient Management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Great team worker
Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Life Support (ALS)

RN License: Expires 01/2023

PN License: Expires 01/2023

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.

I recently received my RN license and will return to school this summer to complete my BSN

Work History
Lakeview Health - Registered Nurse
Washington, DC, 06/2019 - Current
  • Charge Nurse on Medical/Surgical Unit and Covid/IMU with the ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize.
  • Float pool nurse that floats to Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Covid/IMU floors with most of my experience on the Medical/Surgical Unit.
  • Experience with Covid patients stable and unstable and the Plasma Remdesivir treatment.
  • Experience with patient's on BiPAP and high flow oxygen.
  • Provides care and treatment to ill, injured, and recovering adults on the Medical/Surgical Unit.
  • Performs patient assessments/reassessments
  • Experience with patients that are step downs from ICU, patients that are post surgery procedures, and patients after bariatric surgery.
  • Insertion of foley catheters, NGT, IV's, lab draws, managing PEG Tubes, T-tubes, chest tubes, Jackson pratt drains, wound vacs.
  • Administration of blood and blood products
  • Delivers outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Equip patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Teach patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivers medications via oral, IV, some IV titrations, and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Quickly responds to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Confers with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patients
Lakeview Health - Registered Nurse
Jacksonville, FL, 07/2019 - 01/2020
  • I worked prn at this small community hospital with a small emergency room.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • I assessed and assisted in stabilizing patients in the emergency room.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
Arboretum Of Winnie - Charge Nurse/ Administrave Nurse/MDS Coordinator
City, STATE, 12/2007 - 06/2019
  • Charge Nurse for 6 years and 6 years as an administrative nurse and MDS coordinator.
  • Supervised CNA's and floor nurses, responded to emergency situations based upon nursing standards, and used critical thinking skills to maintain resident's health.
  • Perform MDS, Part B therapy and I manage floor nurses and CNA's.
  • Additionally, I have cared for residents with G-tubes,NGT's, foley's, diabetic care and management, wound care, trach care,colostomy care, and j-pratt drains at this facility.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Defined patient advocacy objectives for patients and caregivers through collaboration with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Managed various medications and treatments, which included peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and intramuscular injections and treatment.
  • Supervised patient admissions and discharges from hospital to various settings, including home care, rehabilitative facility or self-care.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Directed patient care activities and provided guidance and training to RNs, LPNs and residential advisors during shift while delegating assignments and providing treatment.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Cared for end of life patients.
Education
Lamar University Beaumont, TX Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Excelsior College Albany, NY, Expected in 08/2015 Associate : Nursing - GPA :
Lamar University Beaumont, TX Expected in 12/2011 Bachelor of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Lee College Baytown, TX Expected in 05/2009 Associate of Applied Science : Science - GPA :
Lamar State College - Port Arthur Port Arthur, TX Expected in 08/2006 Licensed Vocational Nursing : Nursing - GPA :

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School Attended
  • Lamar University
  • Excelsior College
  • Lamar University
  • Lee College
  • Lamar State College - Port Arthur
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse/ Administrave Nurse/MDS Coordinator
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Licensed Vocational Nursing