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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Hardworking and reliable Registered Nurse with 18 years as a medical-surgial nurse, telemetry nurse for 6 of those years . I have recent chemotherapy infusion experience for 15 months. Highly organized, motivated, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Versatile Registered Nurse with over 19 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in medical surgical units. Proven leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Taking vitals
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Patient Care
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Patient Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Documenting vitals
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Medical assessment
  • Patient discharging
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • SBAR communication
  • Family and patient support
  • Emotional awareness
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Infectious disease control
Experience
01/2023 to Current Registered Nurse Oak Street Health | Greenville, SC,
11/2021 to 03/2023 Registered Nurse(chemo Infusion Clinic) Oak Street Health | Midwest City, OK,
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Emotionally supported patients during treatments and gave information on support groups and therapy services.
  • Spoke with patients to better understand experienced side effects, noting details in charts for physician follow-up.
  • Discussed importance of good nutrition during chemotherapy treatments and explained what side effects to expect.
  • Utilized different items and methods, including gentle music and soft lighting in infusion room to promote kinder, less stressful atmosphere for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medication and chemotherapy treatments in alignment with nursing standards.
  • Monitored patients' reactions to chemotherapy and recommended methods for treating side effects.
  • Accessed patient ports and PICC lines to start infusions and check for cleanliness.
  • Updated patient charts using confidential electronic medical records.
  • Oversaw infusion room cleaning and restocking treatment areas.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to [Type] patients in [Type] department.
  • Documented all therapies, including [Type] and [Type] to keep patient charts up-to-date.
10/2022 to 01/2023 Registered Nurse(pulmonary Care Unit) Oak Street Health | Peoria, IL,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
02/2004 to 02/2022 Registered Nurse (Med/telemetry) Company Name | City, State,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Trocaire College, Buffalo, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Trocaire College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse(chemo Infusion Clinic)
  • Registered Nurse(pulmonary Care Unit)
  • Registered Nurse (Med/telemetry)

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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