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

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in 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.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Infection Control
  • Post-Anesthesia Care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Vaccine administration
  • Neurology awareness
  • Foley catheters
  • Acute care expertise
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Feeding assistance
  • Disease prevention and intervention specialist
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient assessments
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Data Entry
  • Gastrostomy buttons experience
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Infection control measures
  • Patient evaluation
  • Feeding pumps understanding
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Care plan development
  • Chronic disease management
  • Precepting
  • Procedure preparations
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Patient privacy
  • Chest pain management
  • Direct patient care
  • Fluent in English and Filipino/Tagalog
  • Evaluations
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Lab result interpretation
  • IV setup
  • Physical assessments
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Collecting vitals
  • Wound Care
  • Tracheostomy Care
Work History
Registered Nurse, 01/2002 to 06/2020
Uc HealthCincinnati, OH,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • 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.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Registered Nurse, 11/2000 to 01/2002
Uc HealthSteamboat Springs, CO,
Registered Nurse, ICU, 03/1997 to 04/2000
Christus HealthWimberley, TX,
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing , Expected in 04/1994
Davao Doctors College - Davao City, Philippines,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Davao Doctors College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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