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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated background of 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. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Caring Registered Nurse with sixteen years of experience in various types of long-term and home health care settings. Proven ability to provide individualized care plans and help patients meet goals by delivering direct and effective patient care. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction and streamlining procedures.

Skills
  • Patient consultation
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Acute care expertise
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Trauma recovery
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Medication administration
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Family planning services education
Education
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ Expected in 05/2016 Bachelor of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2019 to present
  • Registered Nurse in Florida, License number 9270280, 2007
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS
Work History
Bayhealth - Registered Nurse
Dover, DE, 10/2019 - Current
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Precepted new nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Managed six nurses and nursing activities in twenty four-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards
St. Joseph Health - Assistant Nurse Manager
Torrance, CA, 01/2017 - 10/2019
  • Integrated evidence-based nursing into practice environment for ten nurses
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Oversaw and managed ten clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Cared for patients in twenty four -bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over ninety patients daily
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
Uplevel Sourcing, Llc - Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 11/2007 - 01/2017
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on criminal cases by quickly reporting injuries and collecting needed evidence
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
Uplevel Sourcing, Llc - Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Boise, ID, 10/2003 - 11/2007
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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