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

Driven, hardworking and veteran [Type] Registered Nurse bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing [Number] -year record of success in nursing and desiring [Job Title] position with [Type] facility. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in telemetry, medical-surgical and behavioral health care. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment. Driven nursing professional experienced in primary care and licensed in [Location] . Compassionate, caring and comfortable working with people of all backgrounds. Capable of assisting with surgical procedures, restocking supplies and updating electronic health records.

Skills
  • Nurse Leadership
Work History
10/2018 to Current
Registered Nurse Beth Israel Lahey Health Lynnfield, MA,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Decreased and prevented lapses in licensure by closely tracking nursing qualifications.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 14 bed clinical decision unit, providing direct care to up to 5 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
07/2011 to 10/2018
Registered Nurse Beth Israel Lahey Health Wakefield, MA,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as [Number] patients each day in high-volume [Type] setting.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on [Number] -bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to [Number] patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
05/2008 to 04/2011
Staff Registered Nurse, ICU Cleveland Clinic North Randall, OH,
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as [Number] patients each day in high-volume [Type] setting.
  • Administered [Type] testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and [Action] .
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families' cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients, families and [Type] to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Followed all HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
Education
Expected in 12/1992 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Miami Dade Community College - Miami, FL,
GPA:
Expected in 12/2020 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science
Grand Canyon University (currently Enrolled) - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Patient Care - Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.Successfully provided quality care to [number of] patients in [type of] environment.
  • Surgical Preparation - Assisted in patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Intensive Care - Responsible for unit of 18 patients, providing daily functions such as grooming, bathing, feeding and turning in bed.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Certifications

ACLS

BLS

Additional Information

I appreciate that I became a Registered Nurse who can provide high quality care that improve patient's outcomes, enabling them to live life as best they can. I rely on transparent communication between all healthcare providers to make sure we are doing the best we can for our patients.

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School Attended

  • Miami Dade Community College
  • Grand Canyon University (currently Enrolled)

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Staff Registered Nurse, ICU

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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