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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Caring and compassionate Registered Nurse with nine years of experience caring for patients within skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, and community based settings. Consistently delivering individual comprehensive patient care through personal excellence wiithin the healthcare system. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Communication and Collaboration
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medication Administration
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Convalescent Care
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Preventive Healthcare Education
  • Patient Assessment and Examination
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Specimen Collection
  • Nursing Interventions and Evaluations
  • Wound Care
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Feedback Acceptance
  • First Aid and CPR
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
Experience
Registered Nurse, 10/2019 to 05/2021
State Of South Dakota Custer, SD,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns; primarily med/surg Neuro/Ortho/Cardio
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare workers to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Delivered care to 13-19 patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, vaccine-specific education and administration.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on medical-surgical unit.
  • Reached out to doctors and patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing anticoagulation therapies.
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
Registered Nurse, 06/2017 to 10/2020
State Of South Dakota Faulkton, SD,
  • Delivered respite care to families in residences and in a school setting.
  • Managed various nursing tasks for medically fragile children, which included monitoring for adverse reactions upon administering medications, cleaning wounds, monitoring blood glucose levels, managing catheters and tracheostomy care.
  • Utilized well-honed communication skills to deliver information to pediatric patients and family members regarding treatment, care and medical options.
  • Complied with policies and procedures by documenting patients' progress and uploading it to the system via Hope.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, admissions and transfers.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 09/2015 to 08/2017
Public Health Management Corporation Yeadon, PA,
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties.
  • Evaluated students with health concerns or injuries to develop plan of care or provide reference to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds, diabetes monitoring, teaching and administering prescribed medications.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Monitored and reported infectious disease symptoms to the local Department of Health.
  • Personally developed a list of medically complex children as part of school safety plan for emergency situations, at each school in East Nassau.
  • Collaborated with local law enforcement resource officer-SWAT to provide life saving medical equipment and training to the schools and staff members, otherwise not available, in preparation for possible mass casualty situation.
  • Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures.
  • Interacted effectively by email, phone and in person with students, parents and staff members.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Administered oral, subQ and inhalant medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Stocked clinical workstations with necessary supplies.
  • Provided direct nursing care to 45-60 patients /day in the school clinic.
  • Documented all therapies, including medication administration, g-tube feedings, tracheostomy care and urinary catheterizations to keep patient charts up-to-date.
  • Reviewed and updated he immunization records of all children enrolled for state compliance.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2012 to 12/2014
Public Health Management Corporation Fort Washington, PA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Promoted patient outcomes by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 36-bed intermediate care facility.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking incidents and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Managed Day care facility for special needs individuals, up to 55 residents per day.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Nursing , Expected in 12/2010
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Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL
GPA:
Licensed Practical Nursing : Nursing Science, Expected in 05/2012
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Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA:
Scientific Workplace Accreditation : Nursing , Expected in 08/2015
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Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing , Expected in 05/2016
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Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing , Expected in 05/2020
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Florida State College At Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA:
Activities and Honors

Awarded the Academic and Clinical Excellence Award from FSCJ by Professor Meg-Ann Lukawski.

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School Attended
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Arts
  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Scientific Workplace Accreditation
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science