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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success 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.

Skills
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
Work History
Registered Nurse, 02/2004 - 06/2013
Kvc Health Systems Wichita, KS,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Preceptor for New RNs 2008-2013
Registered Nurse, 09/2002 - 09/2003
Kvc Health Systems Olathe, KS,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Registered Nurse Consultant, 01/2013 - Current
Palmetto Health Laurens, SC,
  • Evaluated and monitored care and services throughout shift to improve quality levels.
  • Coordinated nursing activities and staffing with health-related, therapeutic and support services to streamline service delivery.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated programs that promoted staff recruitment, retention and development.
  • Onboarded new employees through orientation meetings and training sessions before deployment to different departments.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2002
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Utica College - Utica, NY
GPA:
Status -
  • Dean's List Fall and Spring 1999, 2001, 2002
  • Professional development completed in Research
Certifications
  • Orthropedic Training - 2008
  • Bariatric Training - 2006
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School Attended

  • Utica College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Consultant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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