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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

I am a Registered Nurse with over 15 years experience in medical-surgical nursing. I have and will continue to provide quality care to all of my patients in the acute care setting. I am responsible, dependable, and have a caring attitude. I work well with others and have acquired additional knowledge and skills throughout my nursing career. Communication and collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, as well as the use of evidence-based practice methods, have allowed me to provide the best care possible for my patients. I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge in the field of nursing while keeping a balance between work and family.

Skills
  • Acute care expertise
  • Administering medication
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • EMR / EHR
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Direct patient care
  • McKesson and Cerner software use
  • Family education
  • Strong clinical judgment
Education
Penn State Fayette/The Eberly Campus Uniontown, PA, Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Nursing
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Penn State/The Eberly Campus Uniontown, PA, Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Recipient of Elizabeth Hoover Wall Memorial Scholarship
  • Recipient of Helen F. Shanaberger Memorial Nursing Scholarship
  • Member of PSNA
Work History
Universal Health Services - Registered Nurse Behavioral Health
Murrieta, CA, 04/2014 - Current
  • 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.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Utilized redirection behavioral strategies to promote adherence to care plans, adoption of healthy behaviors and engagement in self-care.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Cared for patients in behavioral health unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
Careone - Registered Nurse, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics
Parsippany Troy Hills, NJ, 10/2009 - 12/2016
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients as charge nurse on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, and technicians.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as ORIF and total hip and total knee arthroplasty.
Community Health System - Registered Nurse Shift Supervisor
Atoka, OK, 09/2008 - 09/2009
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on acute and long-term care units, providing direct care to patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, and technicians.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of patients in challenging skilled nursing facility environment.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Excela Health Frick Hospital - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
City, STATE, 04/2004 - 09/2008
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients as charge nurse on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Utilized McKesson software to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.

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School Attended

  • Penn State Fayette/The Eberly Campus
  • Penn State/The Eberly Campus

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Behavioral Health
  • Registered Nurse, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics
  • Registered Nurse Shift Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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