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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in inpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently and effectively able to coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude, and excellent customer service.

Driven, hardworking and seasoned 13 years plus 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.

Skills
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilization
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • PICC Lines
  • Interpreting EKGs
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Therapeutic Measures
  • Needs Assessment
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Pain Prevention
  • Heart Failure
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Therapeutic Facilitation
  • Acute Rehabilitation
  • Patient Admission
  • Specimen Results Interpretation
  • Wound Management
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Test Interpretations
  • Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Active Learning
  • Mental and Physical Assessments
  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • Chest Tubes
Work History
07/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Medstar Research Institute Hyattsville, MD,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Administered medications via oral, and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided care for multiple diagnosis, and up to 10-12 inpatient psychiatric patients.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
11/2017 to Current
Contract Travel RN Pacific Medical Centers North Hollywood, CA,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Ability to adapt to any unit assigned, while caring for 4-6 patients per assignment on shift.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of unstable patients in challenging environments/units.
  • Documented patient interactions and interventions in EPIC EMR.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
10/2010 to 09/2019
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Life Care Hospital Of Pittsburgh City, STATE,
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed caseload of 6-9 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Recorded and measured patients' weight, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Explained course of care and medication side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Administered medications to 6-9 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions.
Education
Expected in 12/2011 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Carlow University - Pittsburgh, PA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2009 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Community College of Allegheny County - Pittsburgh, PA
GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Limited Working
Negotiated:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Carlow University
  • Community College of Allegheny County

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Contract Travel RN
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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