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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Hardworking RN-BSN accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. managged emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 19 years experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with, orthopedic, and neurological disorders. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to med-surge patient populations.

Skills
  • Registered Nurse
  • Oncology Certified Nurse
  • Nurse collaboration
  • Interrogation skills
  • Managing activities
  • Supervising team
  • Inspecting rooms
Experience
05/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse Atlantic Health System Rockaway, NJ,
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in a 48- acute care unit.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
03/2004 to 07/2014
Regionalegistered Nurse BSN Kaiser Permanente Scotts Valley, CA,
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Coordinated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
03/2003 to 06/2008
Home Health Registered Nurse State Of Arkansas City, STATE,
  • Ensured that physicians were kept in the loop and notified of all changes in patients' conditions.
  • Asked open-ended questions and delivered high level of attention to reliably assess patients' conditions.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Journeyed to the residences of patients in an effort to deliver exceptional quality nursing care.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Henderson State University - Arkadelphia, AR
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Design - Responsible for creative design for nursed just coming in for their shift so as to not have new surgeries unloaded on them.

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School Attended

  • Henderson State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Regionalegistered Nurse BSN
  • Home Health Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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