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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Driven Registered Nurse with 3 years of experience caring for patients within Emergency Room setting. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skill sets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment. Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Certified Wellspan Spanish Interpreter
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Documenting vitals
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • IV and venipuncture
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient advocacy
  • Epic System
  • Patient discharging
  • Performing bladder scans
  • SBAR communication
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Preparing for procedures/ PICC/ Central lines set up
  • Catheter and wound care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Catheters
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient Care
  • Patient education
  • Palliative and Pain Management
Education and Training
University of Texas in Arlington Texas City, TX, Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor of Science : Register Nurse - GPA :
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Lancaster, PA Expected in 05/2016 Associate of Science : Register Nurse - GPA :
Thompson Institute Harrisburg , PA, Expected in 06/2004 Associates Degree : Associates Degree in Medical Assistant - GPA :
William Penn Senior High School York, PA Expected in 06/2002 GED : - GPA :
Certifications
  • BLS Certification - Exp: 9/2021
  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course Exp: 9/2022
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification Exp: 12/2020
  • Registered Nurse Exp: 10/2021
  • Certified Spanish Interpreter/ 10/2017- Present
  • ACLS Exp: 10-2020
  • ENPC Exp: 10/31/2023
Experience
Help At Home - Registered Nurse
Lincoln, AL, 01/2017 - Current
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial, IV and PICC lines.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
Help At Home - Registered Nurse
Macon, GA, 09/2016 - Current
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Coordinated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.6
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
Total Education Solutions - Register Nurse
Lynwood, CA, 11/2021 - 11/2022
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Food City - Medical Assistant
Radford, VA, 07/2007 - 09/2016
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests.
  • Checked patients in, collected and verified insurance information, compiled new patient forms, scheduled appointments and updated patient files.
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Supported functions for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, including setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatuses.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analyses.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for patients
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team efficiency.
  • Communicated with patients by phone and via written correspondence.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Cleaned, restocked and prepared exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Sterilized medical instruments as needed.
Company Name - Cashier
City, State, 06/2011 - 09/2013
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unsalable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.

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School Attended

  • University of Texas in Arlington
  • Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Thompson Institute
  • William Penn Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Register Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associates Degree
  • GED

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