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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage 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, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Qualified [State] Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced in delivering high-quality care to patients in medical settings. Proven leader when working to unite and guide nursing teams toward achieving care goals, improving patient satisfaction and adapting to continuous health system changes. Caring Registered Nurse with dedicated service in various types of long-term and home health care settings. Provides individualized care plans and helps patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Patient-oriented Nurse with .40 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Offering expertise with [Area of expertise] specialty. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level [Job Title] position. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Skills
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Examination
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Heart Failure
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Nursing Assignments
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Interpreting EKGs
  • PICC Lines
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Chest Tubes
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Healthcare Program Planning
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • Patient Intervention
  • Therapeutic Measures
  • Pharmacologic Intervention
  • Acute Rehabilitation
  • Prescription Drug Recommendations
  • Wound Management
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Airway Management
  • Patient Admission
  • Routine Examinations
  • Convalescent Care
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
  • Student Precepting
Education
University State of New York Regents , Expected in 09/1987 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Surgical Preparation - Assisted in patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Charting - Developed and organized 300+ charts for all new and current patients, routinely updating information for physician reference.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Supervision - Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
  • Vitals Testing - Measured an average of 30 patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.Successfully provided quality care to [number of] patients in [type of] environment.
  • Intensive Care - Responsible for unit of 18 patients, providing daily functions such as grooming, bathing, feeding and turning in bed.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
Work History
Meridian Senior Living - Registered Nurse
Saint Albans City, VT, 06/2022 - 07/2022
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • 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.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
Meridian Senior Living - Registered Nurse
Shelbyville, IL, 09/2017 - 11/2018
  • 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.
Meridian Senior Living - Registered Nurse
Ventura, CA, 02/1995 - 04/2016
  • 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.
Meridian Senior Living - Registered Nurse
Woodmere, NY, 03/1999 - 05/2002
  • 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.

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School Attended

  • University State of New York Regents

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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