Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Quick-thinking Staff Nurse with strong medical knowledge and six years of providing high-quality medical support in the Emergency Department. Skilled in triage, treatment and patient education. 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. Extensive experience precepting in fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Proven teaching expertise and devotion to building up new nurses with skills necessary to excel in today's healthcare settings. Ready for new opportunity to apply problem-solving skills within the nursing field. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Patient Education
  • Precepting
  • Mentoring proficiency
  • Preceptor evaluation
  • Clinical instruction
  • Teaching material preparation
  • Clinical assignments
  • Didactic instruction
  • Competency-based education
  • Assisting with course content development
Work History
3/09/15 to Current
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Rochester General Health System Williamson, NY,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Assessed vital signs, collected detailed patient history and noted other signs of patient health to make rapid, informed decisions regarding next steps in patient care.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Explained discharge instructions and arranged or confirmed transportation for patients not admitted to hospital.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Built rapport with patients and families to increase comfort level and enhance quality of medical history and relevant personal information.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
09/2003 to 02/2015
Associate Agent Avera Health Eureka, SD,
  • Met with customers to discuss options, provide information and answer concerns.
  • Organized and coordinated meetings and conference calls with various individuals.
  • Quoted prices and credit terms to prepare sales contracts.
  • Finalized and submitted paperwork to complete sales.
  • Coordinated promotions to drive sales and increase customer base.
  • Informed clients of policies and procedures.
  • Advised customers about new products and assisted customers in determining best insurance needs.
  • Resolved caller issues quickly and thoroughly.
  • Collaborated with ten team members to resolve issues and identify appropriate issues for escalation.
09/1996 to 05/2003
Daycare Provider Staci's Daycare City, STATE,
  • Maintained safe play environment by emphasizing and maintaining cleanliness and organization.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Introduced children to educational games and activities to boost learning.
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Offered top-notch care to eight+ children at once, ranging in age from infant to pre-teen.
  • Balanced children's days between play, instruction and rest with well-designed schedules.
  • Maintained required documents on each child.
  • Maintained all business-related documents.
Expected in 08/2018
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Frostburg State University - Frostburg, MD
  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA
Expected in 12/2014
Associate of Science: Nursing
Frederick Community College - Frederick, MD
  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA
Expected in 05/1992
Bachelor of Arts: Communications
Salisbury University - Salisbury, MD,
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Minored in Psychology
  • Minored in English
  • Registered Nurse
  • BLS-Basic Life Support
  • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • TNCC-Trauma Nursing Core Course

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School Attended

  • Frostburg State University
  • Frederick Community College
  • Salisbury University

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  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Associate Agent
  • Daycare Provider


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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