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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
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 care plans
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Nursing Plan Development
Experience
10/2019 to 09/2020 Registered Nurse BSN Uc Health | Englewood, CO,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient condition
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
03/2016 to 09/2020 Registered Nurse BSN Interpath Laboratory | Albany, 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.
  • Wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
03/2016 to 06/2016 Registered Nurse 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.
  • And injuries.
03/2012 to 03/2016 RN BSN 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
Expected in 0 2006 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Science Millikin University, Decatur, IL GPA:
Expected in 0 2003 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Richland Community College, Decatur, IL GPA:
Expected in 2 1977 Licensed Practical Nurse | Nurse Decatur Area Vocational Center, Decatur, IL, GPA:
Activities and Honors
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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