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Jessica Claire
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Summary

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.

Resourceful registered nurse with 10+ years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded skillful in providing mental health care including emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge of emergency care and nursing care techniques and methods.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • [Disease] treatment expert
  • Public speaking
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Health care consultation
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Home visits
  • Resource allocation
  • Mobility assistance
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Setting appointments
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • [Facility] functions expert
  • Family and patient support
  • Cerner
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Prenatal care
  • Neonatal ICU procedures
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Birth coaching
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • [Type] birthing method
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Catheters
  • Hearing screenings
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Preparing for procedures
  • OR and ER experience
  • [Issue] specialist
  • Running special clinics
  • Cesarean section preparation
  • Critical care
  • [Equipment] specialist
  • Newborn education
  • Follow-up calls
  • Community advocate
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Team supervision
  • [Type] care plans
  • [Equipment] repairs
  • [Type] coordinating
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Long-Term Care
  • General housekeeping
  • Urology specialist
  • Postpartum care
  • [Type] compliance
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Medical screening
Experience
Registered Nurse, 11/2011 to Current
Cooper University Health CareThorofare, NJ,
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
Registered Nurse, 01/2013 to 10/2017
Cooper University Health CareTurnersville, NJ,
  • Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Supervised dialysis treatments for patients aging from child to adult in community hospital setting.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for staff of [Number] in [Numbed]-bed facility, providing personnel with guidance and patients with high-quality care.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Created and maintained all absentee calendars, agency nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Boosted clinical accountability and reduced discrepancies by coordinating with other stakeholders to develop and roll out new flow sheet and forms for dialysis treatment.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to [Number]-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
Registered Nurse Case Manager, 05/2013 to 12/2013
Brightspring Health ServicesBurnet, TX,
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Collaborated with physicians during medical rounds, updated treatment plans, and provided plan of care to patients and families.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Coordinated with vendors and suppliers and negotiated medical equipment and supply prices.
  • Trained, guided and mentored home healthcare providers to ensure all objectives were met.
  • Coordinated home care, home infusion, and durable medical equipment, reducing patient wait time by [Number]%.
  • Liaised between injured workers and hospital staff to organize treatment and after-care services.
  • Provided care to patients in [Type] and [Type] units, including rotations as [Job Title] in [Type] department.
  • Obtained recommendations for inpatient or outpatient level of care by discussing cases with physician advisor.
  • Developed patient care plans, including overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
  • Conducted [Timeframe] evaluations to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications.
  • Secured insurance authorizations to [Type] rehabilitation facilities or long-term care placement.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
Registered Nurse, 10/2008 to 12/2011
Cooper University Health CareWoodburry, NJ,
  • Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Initiated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Supervised dialysis treatments for patients aging from child to adult in community hospital setting.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Created and maintained all absentee calendars, agency nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Boosted clinical accountability and reduced discrepancies by coordinating with other stakeholders to develop and roll out new flow sheet and forms for dialysis treatment.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to [Number]-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Supervised [Number]-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Consistently maintained core measures, patient satisfaction and HCAPs above [Number]%.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of [Number] on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Leveraged nursing skills to provide relief assistance to [Type] and [Type] departments.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in [Number]-bed long-term care unit.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , Expected in 05/2019 to University Of North Dakota - Grand Forks, ND
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing , Expected in 12/2012 to Metropolitan State University - Saint Paul, MN
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2008 to Minneapolis Community And Technical College - Minneapolis, MN
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Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2020
  • Nurse Practitioner graduate 2019
  • Registered Nurse 2008
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School Attended

  • University Of North Dakota
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Minneapolis Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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