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

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 10+ years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Skills
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Triaging
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Precepting
  • Staff Supervision
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Preventative Health
Work History
04/2016 to Current
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department University Health Care System Grovetown, GA,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
10/2009 to 04/2016
Licensed Practical Nurse The Palms Of Sebring Sebring, FL,
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in chart to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
03/2007 to 10/2009
CNA Touchstone Communities Mercedes, TX,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep nurses informed of changes.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
07/2002 to 09/2004
CNA Touchstone Communities Alamo, TX,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep nurses informed of changes.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Education
Expected in 05/2002 to to
Associate of Arts: General Studies
Shawnee Community College - Ullin, IL
GPA:
Expected in 05/2009 to to
Licensed Practical Nurse: Practical Nursing
Shawnee Community College - Ullin, IL
GPA:
Expected in 12/2015 to to
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing
SEH College Of Nursing And Health Sciences - Cape Girardeau, MO,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Shawnee Community College
  • Shawnee Community College
  • SEH College Of Nursing And Health Sciences

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • CNA
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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