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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 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
  • Attention to Detail
  • Care Coordination
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
Work History
Registered Nurse, 01/2019 - Current
Crossover Health Dallas, TX,
  • Charge nurse in an active outpatient clinic, providing care for 300+ patients diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease, Von Willebrand’s Disease, PIA-1, Factor VII and Factor VIII Deficiency
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from patients at home to determine needs and prioritize care, by evaluating patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Documented information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Managed various medications and treatments such as erythropoetic aphaeresis, blood draws, implanted port access, flushing central lines, IV fluids, IV pain management, blood product infusions, exchange transfusions and monoclonal antibody infusion therapies.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated patients to peripherally self-infuse medications related to their diagnosis in the home setting, both as a prophylactic and in emergency situations.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • 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.
Registered Nurse, 01/2008 - 01/2019
Crossover Health Foster City, CA,
  • Cared for patients in a 28-bed general pediatrics unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering collaborative and expansive healthcare to pediatric patients of all acuity levels.
  • Conducted comprehensive routine patient health assessments, as well as as-needed assessments with changes in patient condition.
  • Skilled in medication administration, vital sign monitoring and interpretation, and laboratory testing and result interpretation.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients when needed.
  • Educated families of newly diagnosed oncology patients on topics such as chemotherapy protocols, medication regimens, potential side effects, long term care, nutrition, and the immune system. Utilized other members of the hospital interdisciplinary team when needed in order for a smooth transition to discharge home.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients. Utilized the chain of command when concerned about a patient in order to provide the safest treatment possible.
  • Proficient in Charge Nurse position, with responsibilities including staffing, crisis management, resource nurse to floor staff, assisting with procedures and IV placements and any other needs that may arise during the shift.
  • Frequently precepted new graduate nurses and nursing students. Coordinated with clinicians and nursing instructors to identify appropriate student and new graduate patient assignments. Educated new nurses on protocols, diagnoses, medications and answered questions as needed. Selected appropriate procedures and learning opportunities for students and new graduate nurses to enhance understanding.
Patient Care Assistant, 01/1998 - 01/2008
Chi Health College Station, TX,
  • Managed care in collaboration with registered nurses for 12-24 pediatric patients each shift.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Attended to patient and family's immediate needs and concerns by acknowledging and providing required attention.
  • Updated documentation and reports detailing patient activities, care actions and hospital determinations.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to assigned nurse.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2019
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University of Rhode Island - South Kingston, RI
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2008
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Three Rivers Community College - Norwich, CT
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Certifications

Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut, 2008 — Present

American Red Cross BLS Certification, 1998 — Present

ELNEC Pediatric Palliative Care Train The Trainer Certification, 2011 — Present

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School Attended

  • University of Rhode Island
  • Three Rivers Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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