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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Certified registered nurse with a combined 20 years experience in multiple areas as follows: postpartum/newborn nursery, labor and delivery/high risk perinatal/PACU. Approximately 17 of these years have been working in a charge nurse role capacity while maintaining open communication with physicians and coworkers to achieve favorable outcomes for patients. Follows policies and procedures to deliver excellent care. Supports peers as experienced resource nurse.

Skills
  • Effective verbal communication
  • Developed extensive leadership and delegation skills through several years in charge nurse role
  • Practical and compassionate attitude
  • Motivated to learn new skills
  • Experience in multidisciplinary collaborative teamwork
  • Excellent IV and phlebotomy skills
  • Extensive knowledge of administering intravenous fluids/medications
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques/infection prevention
  • Co chair member of unit staffing and scheduling committee requiring working knowledge of API, development of staffing guidelines and schedules and granting staff paid time off.
Work History
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, Mother Baby Unit, 03/2014 to Current
Emory HealthcareBuford, GA,
  • Cared for patients in the 27-bed obstetrical unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Responsible for 4:1 couplet ratio or 8 total patients
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to patients daily.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration and urinary catheter insertion/removal.
  • Administered IV medications including, but not limited to, Magnesium Sulfate, varied antihypertensives, uterotonic agents and blood products.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, maintained PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Newborn nursery skills such as newborn admission assessments, monitoring infants in mild distress requiring continuous pulse oximetry, oxygen therapy, temporary parenteral nutrition, and bloodwork.
  • Provided educational guidance in newborn care, postpartum physical expectations and surgical wound care, and lactation support.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, Labor and Delivery, 05/2002 to 03/2014
Lehigh Valley Health NetworkCity, STATE,
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate unit admission.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action for triage, labor and delivery and high risk perinatal units.
  • Provided care to patients in all stages of labor; preterm, inductions, active, delivery and postpartum/PACU.
  • Assisted patients both physically and emotionally during the delivery process.
  • Proficient at obtaining physician ordered diagnostic tests and interpreting fetal heart monitoring.
  • Experienced performing both circulating and scrub nurse roles in operating room for caesarean sections and postpartum hemorrhages.
  • Managed patients with preeclampsia, eclampsia, diabetes, multiple gestations and many other high risk obstetrical conditions.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Case Manager/Registered Nurse, Maternal Child , 06/2001 to 05/2002
Lehigh Valley Health NetworkCity, STATE,
  • Managed maternal child, pediatric and adult patients independently with multidisciplinary approach in home environment.
  • Worked with different disciplines to provide cohesive care to patients.
  • Education done on daily basis with medications, disease process and management, wound care, etc. with patients and caregivers to facilitate autonomy.
  • Extensive education done on newborn and postpartum care, along with breastfeeding education with all maternal child cases.
  • Social skills used daily to adapt to variety of lifestyles, cultures and situations in patient home environments.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 02/1999 to 06/2001
St. Luke's HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Cared for approximately ten patients on a medical-surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Responsible for assessing, treating, charting and planning care through discharge.
  • Gained experience with treating patients with addictions and overdoses, also eating disorders
  • Administered medications by all routes, including intravenous titration drips and blood products.
  • Transported patients on telemetry and intravenous cardiac medication therapy
  • Coordinated patient care and education with multidisciplinary staff members
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1998
Northampton Community College - Bethlehem, PA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in state of Pennsylvania-active license
  • Registered Nurse Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing (RNC-MNN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

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School Attended
  • Northampton Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, Mother Baby Unit
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Case Manager/Registered Nurse, Maternal Child
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Degrees
  • Associate of Science

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