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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Passionate, caring and professional student and Registered Nurse looking to gain the necessary skills and knowledge at UMMC to expand career from an RN to a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Experience with intense in-field and telephonic case management care for patients. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Certified for Pre-Evaluation Screening for Commitments through MSDMH
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient education and counseling
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Patient discharging
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Patient Care
  • Follow-up calls
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Case management
Experience
11/2021 to Current Registered Nurse Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, AK,
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Developed appropriate policies for identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Discussed non-medical techniques such as yoga and meditation to help patients alleviate depression and anxiety.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
11/2020 to 11/2021 Registered Nurse Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, AK,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Testified in court proceedings due to mental health commitments.
  • Completed Pre-Evaluation Screenings for Commitments
  • Administered Long Acting Injections and assessed, documented and reported progresses.
  • Assisted patients with transportation to and from appointments with providers.
  • Counseled patients and family members inside and outside of the home.
  • Conversed and spent time with patients and family members in their homes, being an ear to talk to and shoulder to cry on.

During my time with the ICORT Team, I was one of four team members in Lamar and Pearl River Counties. The team consisted of myself, a Therapist, Peer Support Specialist, and Case Manager. Team members would go in and out of the client's homes to make sure that the clients were safe. We reached many clients that did not have access to transportation. Our team took clients to and from scheduled appointments, and developed professional relationships with our clients.

07/2019 to 11/2020 Registered Nurse Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, AK,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.

While employed at Pine Grove, I have worked primarily at the Women’s Center. This is an all women’s rehabilitation center that treats drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, and other psychiatric illnesses. I have also worked on the Adult Psychiatric unit, Adult Psychiatric intensive care unit, Child and Adolescent unit, men’s drug and alcohol unit, Geriatric drug and alcohol unit, Professional Enhancement program, Intensive Outpatient Program, and the sexual addiction program that we offer.

03/2018 to 07/2019 Chronic Illness Case Manager Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, AK,
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Prepared all required treatment records and reports.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of current needs.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Arranged for medical, mental health or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders
  • Guided clients in development of skills and strategies for dealing with individual problems.
  • Counseled patients on ongoing basis to assist with challenges.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to chronic problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
03/2016 to 03/2018 Registered Nurse Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, AK,
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Assessed patients by reviewing mental and physical health along with individual backgrounds and current social situations.
  • Worked directly with patients suffering from a range of mental health problems and provided a good standard of practice care.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.

While employed at Pine Grove in this time frame, I worked primarily at the Adult Psychiatric unit. I also worked on the Child and Adolescent unit, men’s drug and alcohol unit, Geriatric drug and alcohol unit, Professional Enhancement program, Intensive Outpatient Program, and the sexual addiction program that we offer. I also worked as an admissions and intake nurse, and coordinated with practitioners on the need for outpatient treatment or hospitalization.

09/2015 to 03/2016 Registered Nurse Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home | City, STATE,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care, and medication dosing.
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, MS GPA:

Member of Mississippi Student Nurses' Association (MNSA).

While I was unsuccessful at my first attempt of Med-Surg II in my last semester of the Nursing Program, I was able to retake this class. I am thankful that I was able to retake this class, as it made me learn more and helped to make me a better nurse and person overall.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pearl River Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Chronic Illness Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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