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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Illinois State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 5 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients. Proven leader, effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise, while driving innovation. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Sick visit procedures
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Coordinating referrals
  • SBAR communication
  • Immunization skills
  • Intake and discharge
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Health care consultation
  • Follow-up calls
  • Resource Allocation
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Disease management programs
  • Patient discharging
  • Diabetes management
  • Laparoscopic procedures familiarity
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Patient care planning
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Family and patient support
  • Wound care specialist
  • Scheduling and calendar management
  • Data entry
  • Customer service
  • Organizational skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem resolution
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Invoicing and billing
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Multitasking
  • Microsoft Office
Experience
Registered Nurse, 01/2018 to Current
Kids Peace Mesabi AcademiesBethlehem, PA,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Used feedback and clinical data to improve care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 09/2016 to 01/2018
Medstar HealthLutherville Timonium, MD,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • 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.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Promoted safe and calm environment for complex patients by keeping services, supplies and necessary equipment on hand.
  • Implemented pre, intra- and post-care, evaluating response to clinical interventions with progression toward discharge.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Delivered care to 6 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 13-bed medical-surgical unit.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Confirmed proper functioning of life support equipment such as ventilators and feeding tubes.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
CNA, 07/2016 to 09/2016
Lhc GroupJefferson City, TN,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in 13-bed Medical Surgical care facility.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Kept rooms clean, stocked and sanitized for proper infection control.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Registered Nurse, Expected in 05/2016
Rend Lake College - Ina, IL
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification expires 2022
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification expires 2022
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - expires May 2022
  • ICAHN certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Rend Lake College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • CNA
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science