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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Emergency Room Registered Nurse 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. Well-versed in managing emergent and non emergent cases with grace and efficiency. Competent in computer charting, EMR usage looking to build upon my nursing career.

Skills
  • Patient Management
  • Triaging Critical and Acute Patients
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Computerized Charting
  • Prompt Interventions
  • Discharge Teaching
  • IV Insertion
  • Port Access
Experience
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 06/2021 - Current
Saint Francis Health System Coweta, OK,
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Triage and treat high acuity patients.
  • Administration of medications via various routes.
  • Blood product administration and monitor.
  • EMR documentation.
Emergency Room Registered Nurse, 02/2020 - Current
Trinity Health Corporation Saugerties, NY,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Providing thorough evaluation, focused assessments and providing information to providers as needed and seen fit.
  • Triaging patients that come in via EMS, walk ins and drop-offs or pull-ups at the emergency room doors.
  • Clear communication with patient, patient's family members on current condition, updated tests and plan of care.
  • Phone communication to hospitalist, primary care providers, patients and family members.
  • Identifying status changes in level of consciousness, condition, vital signs, cardiac rhythms and medication reactions.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Inserting various IV gauges in various locations including AC, upper arm, bicep, forearm, wrist, hand and foot in pediatric, adolescents, adult and geriatric.
  • Accessing established ports and using ports for blood collections, and medication administration.
  • Establishing IO access in emergent situations when other access cannot be established.
  • Blood product administration as needed, proper monitoring and documentation as needed for blood administration.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Ability to delegate tasks accordingly to team members and work together as a team in high stress situations.
  • Respond quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Proper care of patients whom range in age from newborn to geriatric age.
  • Assist with intubation process, monitoring vitals, pushing paralytic and sedative medications, providing doctor with proper tools and thorough documentation.
  • Identifying MI on cardiac rhythm strips and monitor resulting in starting the cardiac cath lab process and providing patient the initial doses of medications prior to procedure.
  • Cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest patient's providing CPR, IV push medications, defibrillation, assisting in intubation process.
  • Identifying stroke patient's and initiating stroke alerts, remaining with patient during CT scan, Administration of tPA if patient met criteria, obtaining appropriate lab work, neuro checks and stroke scale assessments.
  • Assist medical providers with insertion of arterial line, and proper monitoring of arterial line.
  • Assisting providers with insertion of chest tubes and central lines both carotid and femoral.
  • Insertion of nasogastric tubes, orogastric tube placement for feedings, medication administration, or removal of stomach contents via aspiration, suction or gravity drainage.
  • Rapid response treatment to patient's who have overdosed on medications and/or substance abuse by administering Naloxone and initiating CPR.
  • Provided care and assessment to patients with various psychiatric diagnosis including, substance abuse, schizophrenia, depression, bi-polar, suicidal, PTSD, homicidal and paranoia.
  • Assisting with the evaluation process to patients with psychiatric disorders to provide proper resources and placement for treatment.
  • Preparing and assisting flight crews with multiple critical drips, ventilators, monitors when preparing to fly a patient to higher level of care.
  • Management of critical care drips and titration with proper monitoring.
  • Emergent care to patient's with single or multiple gun shot wounds, and suicide attempts.
  • Care of trauma patients from car accidents, work related accidents, sporting accidents.
  • Assisting providers with placement of temporary castings, wound care, wound debridement and stitching.
  • Wound care to existing and new injuries, cleaning, application of ointments and bandages applied as prescribed or instructed by providers.
  • Obtaining wound samples and cultures to be sent for testing.
  • Accepting and placing verbal orders into the computer, completing orders as the provider places them and monitoring for new/changing orders.
  • Assisting and monitoring patient's during conscious sedation procedures such as pediatric stitching, inguinal hernia reduction at bedside, repairing the dislocation of shoulder/arm.
  • Assisting providers in the process of performing nerve blocks by monitoring patient and medication preparation.
  • Use of proper technique when flushing a patients eye and assisting with ocular examination.
  • Assisting with pediatric patients whom have come in with choking, blocked airways, and unresponsive respiratory arrest.
  • Administering critical and lifesaving medications various routes including intravascular, IV push, intramuscular, and intraosseous.
  • Administering medications as ordered by providers in various routes, oral, IV, IM, subQ or rectal.
  • Providing medication teaching, wound care teaching and follow-up care as needed prior to discharge.
  • Evaluating patient's level of understanding of care and preventative treatments while providing resources to patients whom may need it.
  • Obtaining blood samples for testing via IV insertion or straight stick.
  • Proper monitoring of blood sugars and evaluating insulin needs.
  • Proper monitoring of blood pressure, pulse oximetry, respiration rates and heart rate.
  • Insertion of foley catheters, accurate measurement of intake and output.
  • Straight catheterizing a patient both male and female to obtain urine specimens for testing.
  • Assisting providers in the process of digital disimpaction of patients.
  • Familiar with various cardiac rhythms including but not limited to V-fib, SVT, A-fib, type I-III blocks.
  • Completion of EKG at bedside, cardiac monitoring at bedside.
  • Initiating and titrating cardiac drips, heparin drips, insulin drips.
  • Assisting with maintaining oral airways during procedures including but not limited to x-ray, transportation, CT scan.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Recognize and reporting abuse in children and elderly adults.
  • Computer documentation, nurses notes, vitals, documenting during codes, pre procedure, intra procedure and post procedure documentation, documenting medications, and patient history.
  • Completion of emergency room nurse course.
Nursing Assistant, 06/2014 - 02/2020
Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation And Health Center Millsboro, DE,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to carry out doctor orders and treatment care plans.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Identifying change in patient status and notifying the nurse or charge nurse.
Education
Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
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Citizens School Of Nursing - Tarentum, PA,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Licensed PA Registered Nurse - 2019
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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School Attended

  • Citizens School Of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Diploma

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