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

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 12+ years of experience of providing patient-centered focus to a diverse patient population. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. I believe in being a collaborative team player, and educating patients and their families about disease process, plan of care, providing patient and family interaction in all possible situations while ensuring HIPPA Compliance with all staff. I am also able to communicate with Spanish speaking individuals as an effective advocate for patients. Professionally trained RN with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.

Skills
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Chest pain management
  • HIPAA education
  • Removing sutures
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Collecting vitals
  • Precepting
  • Patient assessments
  • Cardiac life support
  • Trauma recovery
  • Foley catheters
  • Performing EKGs
  • Neurology awareness
  • Patient discharge
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Adult and Pediatric treatment knowledge

Work History
Registered Nurse , 10/2019 to Current
State Of NebraskaBeatrice State Developmental Center, NE,
  • Assignments on an as needed basis
  • Local assignments
  • ER, Pre-op, and PACU
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 03/2019 to Current
Rochester General Health SystemLe Roy, NY,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 03/2019 to 09/2019
Rochester General Health SystemOakfield, NY,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 05/2010 to 02/2019
Rochester General Health SystemSodus, NY,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
Cardiac Stepdown Nurse, 01/2009 to 05/2010
Procter & GambleSaint Louis, MO,
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to a diverse population
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Monitored telemetry
  • Monitored patients after Cardiac Catheterization per protocol
  • Monitored and cared for patients recovering from Bypass, Pacemaker, or Angioplasty Heart Surgery
  • Worked under Cardiologists, and Cardiovascular Surgeons treating critically ill, and cardiovascular patients
Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2005 to 10/2008
Medical Staffing Solutions USACity, STATE,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
Home Health Care Provider/LPN, 03/2001 to 08/2004
Maxim HealthcareCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
Licensed Practical Nurse/Medical Surgical Nurse, 12/1999 to 11/2000
Medical Center EnterpriseCity, STATE,
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2009 to Austin Peay State University - Clarksville, TN
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing/LPN, Expected in 12/1999 to George C Wallace Community College - Dothan - Dothan, AL
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Certifications
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • TNCC
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Affiliations

Member, Austin Peay State University Alumni

National Nurses Association

Nurse of the Year/ Enterprise, AL

Deans List

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School Attended

  • Austin Peay State University
  • George C Wallace Community College - Dothan

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Cardiac Stepdown Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Home Health Care Provider/LPN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/Medical Surgical Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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