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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

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 7 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in Long Term Care and Mental Health/ Chemical dependency environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Mental Health
Education
Maysville Community And Technical College Maysville, KY Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Applied Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Certifications

Basic Life Support

Work History
Adventist Healthcare - Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
Gaithersburg, MD, 08/2019 - 05/2020
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • 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.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
Adventist Healthcare - Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
Takoma Park, MD, 02/2016 - 07/2019
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • 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.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
American Renal Associates - LTC Unit Manager RN
Mesquite, TX, 07/2015 - 02/2016
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Offered patients and patrons information on various immunizations including flu, DTaP and HPV vaccines.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
Heritagespring Of West Chester - Charge Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2013 - 07/2015
  • Strengthened unit care standards and policies with focus on patient safety and dignity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Maintained in-depth understanding of individual patient care plans.
  • Completed clinical tasks in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.
  • Administered wound care, medications, and any necessary treatments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.

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School Attended

  • Maysville Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • LTC Unit Manager RN
  • Charge Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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