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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of  acute care experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with medical, surgical and mental  disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff  and nursing students while providing top-notch service to geriatric patient populations. Ready to leverage knowledge and abilities and take on a new career challenge with a growing team.

Skills
  • Direct patient care
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Intake and discharge
  • Electronic charting
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Mobility assistance
  • Catheters
  • Documenting vitals
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient relations
  • Infectious disease control
  • Diabetes management
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Catheter and wound care
  • Setting appointments
  • Patient transportation
  • Tracheostomy care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Immunization skills
  • Taking vitals
  • Ventilator care
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Medication administration expert
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Patient care planning
  • Basic Life Support Certification 
  • Administering medicines
  • Patient advising
  • Patient admission
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Patient monitoring
  • Adult Residential Facility Administrator Certificate
Work History
07/2004 to Current
Registered Nurse New England Sinai Hospital And Rehabilitation Center Stoughton, MA,
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Helped patients and caregivers understand the health care system and its processes.
  • Administered medications orally, rectally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and via IV therapy.
  • Maintained a patient information database for use in care coordination using Epic.
  • Assessed and continuously monitored patients, recognized adverse telemetry and actualized emergency interventions.
  • Delivered exemplary care to patients during the entire dialysis lifecycle process, actively monitoring safety standards and promoting consistent, quality care. 
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and informed them of patient care options.
  • Set appointments for medical care and maintained schedules.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Planned and implemented individualized care plans, unit workflow strategies and defined priorities.
  • Monitored patient vitals on a continuous basis and actualized emergency interventions to restore patients' conditions or stop negative reactions
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Monitored, asssessed and recorded patient condition and coordinated patient discharge planning.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Managed a daily caseload, working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Provided in-depth education on disease prevention and intervention.
  • Fostered relationships between nursing teams and patients.
  • Implemented and maintained core measures in patient safety, patient satisfaction and holistic approaches to nursing.
  • Applied wound management protocols and procedures to facilitate patient recovery goals.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Planned and managed patient care in alignment with hospital standards of care.
  • Informed patients and caregivers on diagnoses, treatment plans and options, chronic disease management and wound management.
  • Observed and reported patient reactions and improvements or deteriorations.
06/2018 to 09/2018
RN consultant Thomas Allen Inc. Apple Valley, MN,
  • Delivered an exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.
  • performed physical assessments , monitored vital signs on clients and create a monthly / quarterly report .
  • collaborate with facility administrator and plan a patient-family conference 
08/2016 to 05/2017
Client Care Coordinator Eargo, Inc. Nashville, TN,
  • Monitored staffing patterns and nursing care hours for efficiency and made changes when necessary.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Provided excellent direct patient care through identifying patient's medical problems and provide the necessary nursing interventions that will help them get better.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Effectively served as an advisory resource by providing patient/family experience expertise.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Built strong network of outside referral sources within the community.
  • Actively served on Utilization Review Committee by reviewing policies, patterns of providers and sanction processes.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
01/2017 to 07/2018
Registered Nurse New England Sinai Hospital And Rehabilitation Center Stoughton, MA,
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assessed patients' overall health, identified their needs and goals for treatment and connected them with ideal practitioners and treatments.
  • Educated family members about proper care procedures.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and wound management.
  • Fostered relationships between nursing teams and patients.
  • Provided technical assistance to doctors.
  • Conducted onsite visits to perform evaluations.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care.
  • Managed and maintained accurate patient records to optimize continuum of care.
Education
Expected in 1991 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Iloilo Doctor's College - Philippines,
GPA:
Certifications
  • RN certification
  • ACLS certification
  • BLS certification
  • CPR certification
  • Administrator Adult Care Facility

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School Attended

  • Iloilo Doctor's College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN consultant
  • Client Care Coordinator
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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