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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in emergency environment. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
Education
Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI Expected in 05/1998 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI Expected in 05/1991 Certified Nursing Assistant : - GPA :
Certifications
  • BLS certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2021
  • Registered Nurse in WI, License number 130849-030, 1998
Work History
Virginia Hospital Center - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Alexandria, VA, 08/2001 - Current
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing per nursing protocol.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, and verifying interventions met treatment goals.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse age population while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
The Pediatric Connection - Nurse
Jewett, TX, 06/1998 - 08/2001
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed caseload of 5-12 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of medical and post-surgical patients.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Oversaw and managed 10 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 30-bed medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to up to 17+ patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
Us Ecology, Inc. - ER Technician
Dallas, TX, 09/1992 - 05/1998
  • Assessed situation severity of emergent medical incidents and provided care accordingly.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Established and maintained productive working relationships with staff to resolve operational difficulties and to promote interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to customer service provision.
  • Received incoming calls and messages and addressed or triaged phone requests.
  • Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements.
  • Provided observations, took measurements and performed tests at various stages according to quality control plan.
Fairfield Medical Center - Nursing Assistant
Lancaster, OH, 06/1991 - 09/1992
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Employed mobility devices and [Type] equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN's informed of changes.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
Accomplishments

Active member of Plain Ambulance for past 18 years.

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School Attended

  • Madison Area Technical College
  • Madison Area Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Nurse
  • ER Technician
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

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