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Jessica Claire
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Professional Background

I am a Registerd nurse with 30 years of experience Hardworking and reliable Rn with strong ability in ER and Trauma.Offering Been a preceptor for multiple years.Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Have been with StaRN as instructor for 5 years.

Skill Highlights
  • Clinical experience
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Intravenous therapy
  • ER experience
  • Clinical training
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Critical care nursing
  • Computerized charting
  • Problem resolution
  • NG tube insertion and removal
  • Medical terminology
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Physical assessments
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Colostomy care
  • EKG
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care
  • Phone communication
  • Prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Organizational skills
  • Patient-focused care
  • Patient/family focused
  • CPR certification
  • Wound cleaning/care
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Catheter insertion/removal
  • CPR/BLS certified
  • Drug administration
  • Obtaining/charting vital signs
  • Minor surgery assistance
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Customer service
  • RN-level dosage calculation
  • Specimen collection/processing
  • Venipuncture/blood draw
  • Wound care
  • Level 1 trauma nurse
Accomplishments

  • Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.

  • Maintained compliance with regulatory standards by continuing education
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.

  • Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews.
  • Patient Care
  • Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment, and referral for a broad range of patients.
  • Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure, and drug overdoses.

  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.

* Level 1 trauma nurse overseeing critical trauma patients through to

disposition.

* Managed education compliance for 140 staff E.R.

  • Trained team of staff nurses in Emergency room procedures to ensure consistent quality of care.

Professional Experience
06/2003 to Current
Registered Nurse Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,

Monitored acute conditions.Provided necessary health education training for patients. Evaluated staffing requirements and floor assignments and implemented new requirements based on evaluation. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Documented patient information obtained from interviews.Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants. Delegated staff nurse duties. Assessed patients and documented patient histories. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Monitored fluid intake and output levels.Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Helped physicians examine and treat patients, assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisting in administering injections and urinalysis.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission. Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisting in administering injections and urinalysis.Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam.

08/2000 to 05/2003
REGISTERED NURSE Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,

Managed team of medical support personnel. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Evaluated patients presenting with: asthma, appendicitis and hernia. Monitored acute conditions.Provided necessary health education training for patients. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas. Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems (MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Documented patient information obtained from interviews.Delegated staff nurse duties. Assessed patients and documented patient histories. Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Monitored fluid intake and output levels.Ensured safety and well-being of patients. Transported patients to and from different departments.Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.Trained as Level 1 trauma nurse. Preceptor for Emergency room and Charge Nurse.Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisting in administering injections and urinalysis.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission. Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam.

12/1997 to 07/2000
A.N.M Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,

Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements. Managed team of medical support personnel. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Evaluated staffing requirements and floor assignments and implemented new requirements based on evaluation. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Trained 10 staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care. Ensured all staff was compliant with required education. Was responsible for the scheduling of staff (140).

Created and maintained all absentee calendars, agency nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes.

Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.

05/1990 to 11/1997
Registered Nurse Broward General Medical Center City, STATE,

Performed lab tests and communicated results. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Evaluated patients presenting with: asthma, appendicitis and hernia. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas. Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems (MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Documented patient information obtained from interviews.Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants. Delegated staff nurse duties. Assessed patients and documented patient histories. Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Monitored fluid intake and output levels.Ensured safety and well-being of patients. Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.Helped physicians examine and treat patients, assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.

Education and Training
Expected in 1991 to to
A.S.: Nursing
BCC - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
GPA:
Expected in 1993 to to
B.S.: Nursing
F.I.U. - , Florida
GPA:
Certifications

BLS - Basic Life SupportTNCC - Trauma Nurse Core CoursePALS - Pediatric Advanced Life SupportCPR certified through American Heart AssociationAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - Emergency Nursing Pediatric Trauma (ENPC)

Affiliations

American Nurses Association

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School Attended

  • BCC
  • F.I.U.

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • REGISTERED NURSE
  • A.N.M
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • A.S.
  • B.S.

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