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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with 6 + years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in Acute 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
  • Triaging
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Precepting
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Setting Up Referrals
Work History
03/2018 to Current
Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Universal Hospital Services, Inc. Guaynabo, PR,
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 20 patients each day in high-volume acute care setting.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Utilized therapeutic and coping behavioral strategies to promote adherence to care plans, adoption of healthy behaviors and engagement in self-care.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers and activity therapists to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
02/2016 to Current
Registered Nurse II, Coronary Care Unit Baptist Health City, STATE,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • 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.
  • Charged 7-8 nurses and nursing activities in 17 bed unit by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • 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.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as Cardiac Angiograms, Pacemaker implantation and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts.
05/2016 to 07/2017
Registered Nurse, Corrections Arkansas Department Of Corrections City, STATE,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • 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.
Education
Expected in 12/2015 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Arkansas State University - State University, AR
GPA:
Expected in 12/2017 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Arkansas State University - State University, AR
GPA:
Expected in to to
Diploma : Practical Nursing
Pemiscot County Career & Technology Center - Hayti, MO
GPA:
Certifications

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Basic Life Support

CVIC Certified

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School Attended

  • Arkansas State University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Pemiscot County Career & Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health
  • Registered Nurse II, Coronary Care Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Corrections

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma

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