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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient education and counseling
  • IV drug therapy management
  • SBAR communication
  • Patient discharging
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Diabetes management
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Infectious disease control
  • Patient care planning
  • Palliative and Pain Management
Experience
Registered Nurse, 04/2014 to Current
Hendrick Medical CenterAbilene, TX,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
Advice Nurse, 08/2013 to 04/2014
Kaiser PermanenteAloha, OR,
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to facilitate patient care.
  • Rendered telephone advice according to sound base of critical thinking and protocols.
  • Reviewed medical chart to streamline appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Analyzed discussed symptoms with established protocols to determine patient acuity.
  • Educated patients relative to health care urgency and community resources available to meet needs.
  • Documented symptoms, complaints and issues discussed during calls and actions taken in patient medical records.
  • Requested direction from physicians to determine best clinical course of action and recommendations in specific patient situations.
  • Scheduled same-day or first-available appointments for urgent needs by accessing provider availability and securing time slot.
Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse, 09/2008 to 08/2013
Northwest HospitalUw, WA,
  • Identified irregular telemetry readings and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Documented nursing care and patient response to treatment in EHR system.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Assisted physicians during examinations and various procedures.
  • Read and interpreted lab test result values to develop, monitor and adjust care.
  • Communicated with patients and family members to explain conditions and medications.
  • Educated patients and families to manage illness with post-treatment home care needs, nutrition, exercise programs and self-administration of medication.
LPN, 04/2006 to 03/2009
Middlesex HospitalMarlborough, CT,
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to patients.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/2014 to Unitek College - Fremont - Fremont, CA
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2008 to Unitek College - Fremont - Fremont, CA
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LPN: Nursing, Expected in 2006 to Unitek College - Fremont - Fremont, CA
GPA:
Languages
Hindi:
Professional
Negotiated:
Punjabi:
Native/ Bilingual
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School Attended

  • Unitek College - Fremont
  • Unitek College - Fremont
  • Unitek College - Fremont

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advice Nurse
  • Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • LPN

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