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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with Acute experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for Patients in an acute crisis. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to pediatric and adult patient populations.

Skills
  • Task delegation
  • Team building
  • Superb time management
  • Calm and patient
  • Crisis management
  • Active listener
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Patient monitoring
  • Intake and discharge
Experience
Nursing Supervisor, 05/2022 - Current
Greater Baltimore Medical Center Lutherville Timonium, MD,
  • Supervisor of 78 bed Hospital with admissions department. With 4 units; two Intensive Treatment Programs each with 17 beds, 1 Adolescent unit with 20 beds, and 1 Adult/Detox unit with 24 beds
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Maintained correct number of staffers to meet budget parameters while promoting high levels of patient care.
  • Managed cases and oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care.
  • Investigated and reported accidents, leveraging new knowledge to improve protections for patients and staff.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person.
Travel Registered Nurse, 02/2022 - Current
Southeastern Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • maintained 1:6 patient ratio on a 12 bed unit
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Responded to codes or patient crises as part of rapid-response team.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored implementation of care plans for entire unit.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 01/2020 - 05/2022
Riverside Behavioral Health Center City, STATE,
  • Treated Adult and Adolescent's in acute crisis as floor nurse and as a Charge Nurse
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Delivered care to 10 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Cared for more than 8 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 33-bed Acute unit.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
Travel Registered Nurse, Behavioral Unit , 10/2021 - 01/2022
Children's Hospital Of The Kings Daughters City, STATE,
  • Treated Adults in acute crisis, on a 27 bed unit with a 1:11 patient ratio as nurse and in charge nurse duties
  • Assisted with transition from a 10 bed unit to a 27 bed unit stand alone hospital for behavioral health
  • Assisted with creating new work flows and policies for patient care .Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, such as Allscripts, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Developed collaborative safety plan with patient and family to prepare for discharge.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and disease management, equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain optimal psychiatric and mental health.
Travel Registered Nurse, Behavioral Unit, 05/2021 - 09/2021
RIverside Regional Medical Center; Neuroscience City, STATE,
  • Treated Adult patient's in acute crisis, 26 bed unit with 1:13 patient to nurse ratio.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, such as EPIC, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Handled various patient-oriented duties, including vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Conducted independent risk assessment for self-directed violence, analyzing risk factors, protective factors, mental status and current triggers.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Administered psychotropic drugs and other medications, adhering to medication schedules and making adjustments commensurate with patients' condition and response.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 11/2020 - 04/2021
Public Partnerships City, STATE,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
Nursing Student, 10/2019 - 12/2020
Company Name City, State,
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
Home Health Care Provider , 03/2016 - 12/2020
Company Name City, State,
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Used techniques such as positive reinforcement and behavior modeling with instill discipline in children.
  • Led children in tidying up, handwashing and personal Hygiene to teach responsibility.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with parents and fellow kids.
  • Cared for up to two Special Needs children ranging in age from 16 to 18.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Discussed new developments, misbehavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
Certifications and Training
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association Certification 2019 to present
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2021
  • Advanced CPI Crisis Intervention Certified 2019 to present
  • Trained using electronic medical charting, EPIC, Allscripts, and Powerwchart/Cerner
Education
Associate of Science: Professional Nursing, Expected in 12/2019
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Riverside College of Health Careers - Newport News, VA
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Bachelor of Science: Cellular And Molecular Biology, Expected in 12/2015
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Christopher Newport University - Newport News, VA
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Riverside College of Health Careers
  • Christopher Newport University

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Supervisor
  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
  • Travel Registered Nurse, Behavioral Unit
  • Travel Registered Nurse, Behavioral Unit
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
  • Nursing Student
  • Home Health Care Provider

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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