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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Versatile Registered Nurse with over seven years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Med/Surg and and psychiatric units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than seven years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Medical Screening
  • Unit Administration
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medication Administration
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Care Assessment
Experience
Registered Nurse, 10/2016 - 09/2020
Gtech Services Detroit, MI,
  • Night shift charge nurse
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Registered Nurse, 01/2016 - 09/2016
Gtech Services Allen Park, MI,
  • Assessed and monitored patients on a STEPDOWN unit
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 02/2015 - 12/2015
State Of Pennsylvania Bethel Park, PA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to med/surg and orthopedic patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 04/2008 - 03/2013
State Of Pennsylvania Bridgewater, PA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to med/surg, post-op and vented patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Managed the use of PICC line, care use and monitoring.
Licensed Practical Nurse, Per Diem, 07/2004 - 04/2009
Careone Randolph, MA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to med/surg5 patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 04/1997 - 06/2005
State Of Pennsylvania Brookhaven, PA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to med/surg patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Managed and observed the care of psychiatric patients.
Registered Nurse, -
Gtech Services Pontiac, MI,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Monitor and care for post-op, burn patients, orthopedic patients, and psychiatric patients
  • Delegate duties according to expertise, knowledge and education of team members.
  • Create a schedule that provides adequate coverage for adequate patient care.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Expected in 06/2020
-
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
GPA:
Status -
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2015
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Southern University At Shreveport - Shreveport, LA
GPA:
Status -
  • Honor Roll 2014

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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • Southern University At Shreveport

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Per Diem
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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