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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication and listening of decisions of quality of life when prognosis is poor. Provided individualized care for patients at end of life. Demonstrated time management skills with delegation. Demonstrates respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Accomplishments
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital provided quality care to patients in end of life environment.
Skills
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Examination
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Heart Failure
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Prescription Drug Recommendations
  • Student Precepting
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Pain Prevention
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Nursing Assignments
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Needs Assessment
  • Healthcare Program Planning
  • Patient Intervention
  • Routine Examinations
  • Patient Admission
  • Alternative Treatments
Work History
09/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse Danbury Health Systems Carmel, NY,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
01/2014 to 08/2014
Registered Nurse Davis Health System Philippi, WV,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
08/2007 to 01/2014
Receptionist Celtic Health Care Charlotte, MI,
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Managed multi-line phone system and pleasantly greeted patients.
  • Helped patients complete necessary medical forms and documentation.
  • Checked patient insurance, demographic and health history to keep information current.
  • Maintained current and accurate medical records for patients.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Kept waiting room neat and organized by stacking magazines, removing trash and cleaning glass.
  • Transcribed phone messages and relayed to appropriate personnel.
  • Completed patient referrals to other medical specialists.
  • Supported office staff and operational requirements with administrative tasks.
  • Enhanced office productivity by handling high volume of callers per day.
  • Managed master calendar and scheduled appointments for providers based on optimal patient loads and clinician availability.
  • Responded to correspondence from insurance companies to verify patient's coverage.
  • Used computerized data management systems to organize immense datasets and coordinate care details for large patient bases.
  • Offered ample support to team members with creative solutions to complex challenges regarding scheduling, conflict resolution and medical care.
  • Referred and screened patients to make best use of resources, triage staff and serve community members.
  • Disseminated sensitive patient information and coordinated with translators to offer personalized service to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Contributed to and helped lead employee staff meetings, reporting trends in procedures, advising leadership on resources needed and preparing information to be disseminated.
Education
Expected in 12/2013 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Maryville University of Saint Louis - St Louis, MO
GPA:
Additional Information

Received Daisy Award in 2019 and Who's your Angel award in 2021

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School Attended

  • Maryville University of Saint Louis

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Receptionist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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