Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 7 years of critical care experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic specialized cardiac care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Education and Training
Expected in
Master of Science: Nursing Education
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN,
Expected in 2018
: Heartmate II & III VAD Formal Training
Abbott - Pleasanton, CA,
Expected in 11/2017
Bachelor of Science: ADN To BSN
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ,
  • Capstone project on the correlation between staff engagement and patient outcomes.
Expected in 12/2010
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Oakland Community College - Southfield, MI,
Licensure & Certification
  • Registered Nurse # 4704297410
  • Emergency Medical Technician #3203038202
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Exp: 08/2022
  • Basic Life Support Exp: 06/23
  • Abbott Heartmate II and III re-certification 2021
  • Medtronic Heartware re-certification 2021
03/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse, Cardiac ICU Children's Hospital Boston Boston, MA,
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care, best practices, hospital policies and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Extensive experience in permanent and temporary cardiac support devices; IABP, impella, tandem heart, VV/VA ECMO
  • Extensive experience in addressing the patient population included but not limited to cardiogenic shock, HF, AMI, LVAD insertion, post cardiac surgical.
10/2017 to 05/2019
VAD & Heart Transplant Coordinator Florida Cancer Specialists, P.L. Pierre, SD,
  • Involved in the OR for VAD implant; placing the VAD together and priming to ensure optimal functioning prior to insertion and monitored LVAD numbers during insertion and communicating any concerns with the surgeon.
  • Follow VAD and post heart transplant patients while inpatient, and collaborate with the rounding teams regarding patient status and recommendations.
  • Involved in the VAD and heart transplant patient workups to ensure completion in timely manner in order to determine if patients are optimal candidates
  • Involved in the weekly multidisciplinary meeting to evaluate if VAD and transplant workups would be a good candidate for implant/transplant and program success
  • Educating patients/families pre/post VAD/heart transplant
  • Follow up with VAD patients in clinic to evaluate VAD trends, driveline care and management
  • On call in case VAD patient needs to return to OR and be present during case or if a heart became available and coordinate patient arrival and pre/post orders
  • On call to VAD patients regarding alarms or VAD concerns and collaborating with physician to determine further needs.
02/2011 to 03/2014
Registered Nurse Heartland Oakland City, STATE,
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in 44-bed long-term care unit.
  • Delivered care to 12 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Involved in the implementation of the electronic healthcare administration record.
  • Recognized as Daisy award winner for March 2020 for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Implemented highly effective new driveline securement device that significantly impacted efficiency and improved patient outcomes.
  • Collaborated with supply agency to provide VAD patients will all aspects of post op VAD care from dressings to at home coagulation monitoring, scale and blood pressure monitoring kit.

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  • Abbott
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Oakland Community College

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