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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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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 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
  • Critical Thinking
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Attention to Detail
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medication Administration
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Patient Examination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Care Coordination
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Decision Making
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Test Interpretations
  • First Aid
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Unit Oversight
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Alternative Treatments
  • Healthcare Program Planning
Work History
04/2013 to Current
Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. Show Low, AZ,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Monitored patient condition by 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.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
02/2010 to 01/2013
RN Staff Nurse Kids Peace Mesabi Academies Honesdale, PA,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
10/2005 to 01/2010
Registered Nurse Terros, Inc. Winslow, AZ,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care for for high risk labor and delivery patients from admission to long term perinatal, stays, through delivery and post partum.
  • Educated mothers and family on newborn care, post partum care,
  • Cared for patients with fetal demise, fetal abnormalities, post partum depression, giving guidance through situational possible expectation's and outcomes for pt and family through physicians and outreach programs.
  • Cared for metal health patients, patients addicted to drugs, and social service cases of infant being taken away from families. ensured calm and safe environment.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Worked with healthcare team to develop new dialysis treatment flow sheet and other log forms, improving clinical documentation and accountability.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
Education
Expected in 05/2004 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Northern Oklahoma College - Tonkawa, OK
GPA:
Expected in 07/1994 to to
Licensed Practical Nursing: Licensed Practical Nursing
Pioneer Technology Center - Ponca City, OK
GPA:
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS- Basic Life Support
  • ACLS- Advance Cardiac Life Support
  • Multi State Compact Nurse License

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School Attended

  • Northern Oklahoma College
  • Pioneer Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nursing

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