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

Hardworking nursing professional bringing [Number]+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to [Type] patients. Knowledgeable about [Type] and [Type] requirements and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs.

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over [Number] years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in [Type] environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Family advocacy
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Treatment Planning
  • IV setup
  • Problem resolution
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control
  • Telemetry
  • Medication Management
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Physical assessments
  • Patient Care Documentation
  • Dosage Calculation
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Process improvement
Work History
Registered Nurse, 03/2015 - Current
Henry Ford Hospital Southfield, MI,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • 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.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
Unit Secretary, 07/2013 - 03/2015
Atrium Health Troy, NC,
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Transcribed doctors' medication orders, lab test requests and care plans.
  • Processed lab paperwork and requests according to physicians' orders.
  • Maintained rapport with all unit staff, including physicians, nurse and other healthcare personnel.
  • Facilitated lab orders and medication administration.
  • Managed incoming calls and directed to appropriate department.
  • Provided information for patient admissions and discharges to foster timely processing.
  • Carried out front office duties utilizing data entry skills in framework of medical database.
  • Organized patient files and streamlined operations to improve efficiency.
Nursing Assistant, 07/2011 - 07/2013
Dignity Health San Andreas, CA,
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, testing urine and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve [Skill].
  • Employed mobility devices and [Type] equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs, stretchers or moveable beds.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2014
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Kilgore College - Kilgore, TX
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School Attended

  • Kilgore College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Unit Secretary
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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