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

Caring Registered Nurse with 13 years of experience in various types of long-term and home health care settings. Proven ability to provide individualized care plans and help patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures.

Skills
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Medication administration
  • Administering immunizations
  • Direct patient care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Feeding assistance
  • Procedure preparations
  • Therap and Point Click Care use
Work History
06/2019 to Current
Registered Nurse Holy Redeemer Health System Bensalem, PA,
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
12/2018 to 06/2019
RN Baylor Scott & White Health Kingsland, GA,
  • 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.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 4 patients daily.
  • Updated patient charts using Therap with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • 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 .
  • 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.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
06/2018 to 12/2018
Director of Nursing Community Health System Cleveland, TN,
  • Participated in daily management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Created customized care plans, working with staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Provided patients and patrons with information on various immunizations including flu, DPaT and HPV vaccines.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Evaluated work performance of 20+ nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
09/2017 to 06/2018
Registered Nurse Holy Redeemer Health System Egg Harbor Township, NJ,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
Education
Expected in 07/2007 to to
Associate of Arts: Registered Nursing
Northland Community And Technical College - Thief River Falls, MN,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Northland Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN
  • Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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