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

Illinois State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over twenty-five years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in both skilled Long Term Care and medical-Surgical Care units. 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 in Long Term Care. Post Surgical, Orthopedic Nursing and GI Pre and Post op patients while driving innovation and inspiration for other prospective nurses.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Mobility assistance
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Patient discharging
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Public speaking
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Licensed IL driver
  • Patient Management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Seizure management
  • Patient relations
  • Setting appointments
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Follow-up calls
  • Medical assessment
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • Catheters
  • Diabetes management
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • ACLS instructor
  • General housekeeping
  • Treatment of 10+ conditions
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Infectious disease control
  • SBAR communication
  • Triaging
  • Emotional aClaireness
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Critical care
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • [Type] care plans
Experience
Registered Nurse BSN, 10/2019 - 09/2020
Community Health System Crestview, FL,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Cared for more than 25 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 30-bed skilled care unit.30
  • Cared for more than 25 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 25-bed skilled care unit.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Delivered care to 27 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • 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 due to complications.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in 30-bed long-term care unit.30
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in [Number]-bed long-term care unit.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
Registered Nurse BSN, 03/2016 - 09/2020
Interpath Laboratory Maywood Park, OR,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Cared for more than 30 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 29-bed geriatric care unit.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in [Number]-bed long-term care unit.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
Registered Nurse, 03/2016 - 06/2016
Aperion Long Term Care City, STATE,
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
RN BSN, 03/2012 - 03/2016
Manor Court City, STATE,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Cared for more than 27 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 27-bed Bounce Back Surgical Rehab. Unit.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 01/2006
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
GPA:
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Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 01/2003
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Richland Community College - Decatur, IL
GPA:
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Licensed Practical Nurse: Nurse, Expected in 03/1977
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Decatur Area Vocational Center - Decatur, IL,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2020
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
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School Attended

  • Millikin University
  • Richland Community College
  • Decatur Area Vocational Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse BSN
  • Registered Nurse BSN
  • Registered Nurse
  • RN BSN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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