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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 ability 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.

Skills
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Decision Making
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Patient Examination
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Care Coordination
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Infection Control Program Advisory
  • First Aid
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
  • Needs Assessment
  • Infection Control Procedures
Work History
Registered Nurse Case Manager, 06/2013 to 10/2015
Amedisys Home Health ServicesWest Bridgewater, MA,
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided home healthcare providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
  • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods.
  • Actively engaged in on-call rotations to deliver continuous quality care to patients.
  • Authored clinical notes and updates to be reviewed by patient's primary physician.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
  • Took active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Worked with suppliers and vendors on provision of medical equipment, items and services.
  • Initiated appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses, injuries and current medications.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Administered physical examinations and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses and injuries.
  • Coordinated rehabilitative and preventive nursing processes and procedures.
  • Negotiated with suppliers and vendors to procure medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Educated and supported home healthcare providers with training, guidance, mentoring and resources required to achieve objectives."
  • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs.
  • Participated in patient and family planning process, as well as provided instructions and addressed question and concerns.
  • Educated patients and loved ones about different treatment options and outside care approaches to reduce burden on hospital resources.
  • Participated in on-call rotations to deliver after-hours care.
  • Administered medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Directed appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing processes and protocols.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Followed all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians.
  • Authored initial assessments of patients and family to develop plans for individual home care needs.
  • Verified legibility of all patient clinical notes and updates prior to review by primary physicians.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance and changes.
  • Created patient assessments and plans for individual home care needs.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns.
Registered Nurse Case Manager, 09/1992 to 01/1995
Amedisys Home Health ServicesWheeling, WV,
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided home healthcare providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
  • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods.
  • Authored clinical notes and updates to be reviewed by patient's primary physician.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
  • Took active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Worked with suppliers and vendors on provision of medical equipment, items and services.
  • 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.
  • Initiated appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses, injuries and current medications.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza, hepatitis B and other illnesses of concern,
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates for review by primary physician.
  • Administered physical examinations and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses and injuries.
  • Coordinated rehabilitative and preventive nursing processes and procedures.
  • Negotiated with suppliers and vendors to procure medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs.
  • Participated in patient and family planning process, as well as provided instructions and addressed question and concerns.
  • Administered medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary professionals to develop plans of care, administer tests and monitor patient status.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Followed all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians.
  • Authored initial assessments of patients and family to develop plans for individual home care needs.
  • Verified legibility of all patient clinical notes and updates prior to review by primary physicians.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance and changes.
  • Created patient assessments and plans for individual home care needs.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/1991 to 07/1993
Hendricks Regional HealthGreencastle, IN,
  • Charge nurse for a 38 bed Medical Surgical unit.
  • Med Nurse for a 38 bed Medical surgical unit
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures, including setting up and monitoring chest tubes, tracheostomy care and maintaining respirators.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1989
SUNY Farmingdale - Farmingdale, NY
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  • SUNY Farmingdale

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