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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Summary

Dedicated Registered Nurse with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Patient monitoring
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Administering medicines
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Documenting vitals
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • Updating computer records
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Family and patient support
  • Patient Care
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Licensed FL driver
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Setting appointments
  • Follow-up calls
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Taking vitals
  • Catheters
  • Patient care planning
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • SBAR communication
  • Mobility assistance
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Long-Term Care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
Experience
Registered Nurse, 10/2020 to Current
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare HospitalBakersfield, CA,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
Registered Nurse, 08/2020 to 09/2021
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare HospitalBakersfield, CA,
  • 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.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
Surgical Technologist, 06/2017 to 08/2019
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.Plymouth, MA,
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Maintained surgical areas and oversaw inventory management.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Cleaned and sterilized surgical sites and managed supply inventory and organization.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Trained 4 staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
Surgical Technician, 08/2015 to 04/2016
Trinity Health CorporationSecane, PA,
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
Education and Training
Bachelors in Science Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2022
University Of Central Florida - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
Associates in Science Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2020
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
GPA:
  • NSA Member
  • Cum laude graduate
  • Phi Theta Kappa Member
  • 3.5 GPA
Associate of Arts: Biology, Expected in 05/2018
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
GPA:
  • Phi Theta Kappa Member
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree Spring, 2017
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List Honoree Fall 2017
  • Presidents List Recipient
PSAV: Surgical Technology, Expected in 06/2015
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2019-2021
  • Ventilator Training - 2020

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School Attended

  • University Of Central Florida
  • Palm Beach State College
  • Palm Beach State College
  • Palm Beach State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelors in Science Nursing
  • Associates in Science Nursing
  • Associate of Arts
  • PSAV

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