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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Multi State licensed Registered Nurse with over 29 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in telephone triage while driving innovations in this developing nursing field. Hardworking Registered Nurse with 30 years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling and focusing in on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Chronic disease management
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Teaching
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Treatment Planning
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Disease Management

  • Telemetry
  • Health Education
  • Emotional Support
  • Medication Management
Education
Frank Phillips College Borger, TX Expected in 08/1990 Associate of Science : Nursing Education - GPA :
Amarillo College Amarillo, TX Expected in 12/1992 Associate of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
Certifications
  • AAACN Certified from 2015 thru Dec 2020.
  • Prior ACLS certification and BLS ,
Work History
State Of South Dakota - Registered Nurse
Bruce, MS, 04/2005 - 08/2019
  • 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.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as pacemaker insertions and cardiac catheterization.
  • Cared for patients in 40-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • 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 to optimize performance and safety.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 6 patients daily.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • 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.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
Oregon Medical Group - Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
Eugene, OR, 06/2014 - 08/2019
  • Offered patient education and advice related to and including pre- and post-operative instructions, medication administration, follow-up appointments and symptoms indicating emergency care.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider as needed.
  • Relayed triage information and facilitated communication between provider and patient concerning patient disposition.
  • Performed additional clinic and non-triage nurse duties such as instructing patients in general and specific medical care and health issues and administering or dispensing medication and injections.
  • Assisted in management of patient utilization of health care system and provided patient education relative to health care needs, use of community resources and responsibilities of membership in managed care.
  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Suggested appropriate disposition to acting physicians based on assessment.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Christiana Care Health System - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Middletown, DE, 07/1992 - 12/2003
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures such as [Type] and [Type].
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • 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.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Performed intravenous therapy procedures, including setting up and monitoring chest tubes.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Cared for patients in a 34-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.

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School Attended

  • Frank Phillips College
  • Amarillo College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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