Jessica Jessica
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 30 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. A dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with a progressive career history of direct patient care, triage, and care coordination in a fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude, and excellent customer service.

  • Vitals Testing - Measured an average of 30 patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
  • Training - Trained team of staff nurses in medical office procedures to ensure consistent quality of care.
  • Patient Advocacy - Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Supervision - Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Well Visit Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
Work History
06/1988 to 09/2015
Registered Nurse University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Miami, FL,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerna with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing, and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological, and cognitive needs.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications, and prior treatment.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 60 patients daily.
  • Fostered improvement in all operational facets, including staff development, personnel training, and standards of patient care.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other conditions.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing the chances of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention, and pain management.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation a,nd competency development to further nursing education.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 60 patients each day in high-volume Correctional setting.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease a,nd coronary artery disease.
  • Delivered proper care to victims of domestic violence at urgent care clinic.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with a multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Managed 10 nurses and nursing activities in 30a-bed acute care unit by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use, and disease management.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Collected blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Led successful 15-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention, and morale.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients an acute care unit providing direct care to up to 60 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered blood glucose testing and sent results to the physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and medication or insulin administration.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress, and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by the physician, maintaining accountability for an accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management, and medication administration.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical records, relaying information to physicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
09/1972 to 09/1981
Postal Clerk Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties Newport, NC,
  • Operated mail processing equipment and manually sorted mail.
  • Utilized factors such as package shape and final destination to sort into correct bins for delivery.
  • Offered support and advice to newer personnel to improve performance.
  • Loaded letters into automated processing equipment and maintained continuous flow when feeding letters to be sorted.
Expected in 07/2021
: Nursing
St Thomas University - Miami Gardens, FL,

Currently pursuing my baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Expected in 08/1994
Associate of Science: Nursing
Miami Dade College - Miami, FL

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