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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated, Hardworking and Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 3 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in hospital, health care facility environments and all various types of sub-acute, long-term and home health care settings. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Personal care needs
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Administering immunizations
  • Sanitation
  • Foley catheters
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient evaluation
  • Home care
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Setting up referrals
  • At-risk patient care
  • Patient Management
  • Health screening
  • Removing sutures
  • Physical assessments
  • Patient discharge
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Family Education
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Chest pain management
  • Medication Administration
  • Vaccine administration
  • Data Collection
  • Acute care expertise
  • Staff supervision
  • IV setup
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Collecting vitals
Work History
Registered Nurse, 10/2018 to Current
Surgery PartnersBakersfield, CA,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Updated patient charts using point click care with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
Registered Nurse (RN), 06/2018 to 09/2018
Wesley Enhanced LivingWarrington, PA,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Updated patient charts using point click care with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
Registered Nurse, 06/2017 to 05/2018
Terros, Inc.Tucson, AZ,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • 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.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • 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 .
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
Registered Nurse, 01/2004 to 12/2012
Terros, Inc.Bullhead City, AZ,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • 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 .
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 10/2020 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 11/2001 to School of Nursing, Mbano Joint Hospital - Imo-State, Nigeria,
GPA:
Certified Nursing Assistant Vocational Training: Certified Nursing Assistant, Expected in 08/2013 to Central Learning Adult School Site - Fresno, CA,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 09/1996 to Girls' Secondary School Ogbor Nguru - Imo-State, Nigeria,
GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS/First Aid/CPR Certified
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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • School of Nursing, Mbano Joint Hospital
  • Central Learning Adult School Site
  • Girls' Secondary School Ogbor Nguru

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Vocational Training
  • High School Diploma

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