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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 30 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in ER/ICU/Organ Transplant environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Triaging
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • IV setup
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Care
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Family advocacy
  • Vents, Roto Prone beds, Artic sun, Eckos, EKG, cardiac monitoring, Multiple IV infusion equipment
Work History
Registered Nurse, ER, 01/2018 - Current
Chi Health Nicholasville, KY,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Medical ICU Registered Nurse, 11/2014 - 03/2020
Bjc Healthcare Centralia, MO,
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Led successful 7-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Updated patient charts using CERNER with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Cared for patients in 16-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
Registered Nurse Organ Transplant, 05/1989 - 10/2013
Emory Sharpsburg, GA,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Oversaw and managed 8 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1989
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University of Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN
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Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • First Aid/CPR Certified BLS, ACLS

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School Attended

  • University of Indianapolis

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, ER
  • Medical ICU Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Organ Transplant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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