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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. Dedicated and compassionate with progressive career history in direct patient care and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Compassionate Registered Nurse with experience offering comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Improving Quality of Life
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Patient Examination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Decision Making
  • Medication Administration
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Microsoft Office
  • Needs Assessment
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Unit Oversight
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
Work History
Registered Nurse for Endocrinology, 08/2017 to Current
Heritage Operations GroupChillicothe, IL,
  • Monitored patients, evaluated results and recommended further courses of treatment to quickly improve patient outcomes.
  • Used to track patient status, treatments and outcomes while maintaining complete data confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
Restorative Nurse, 08/2015 to 08/2017
Fairview Health ServicesChisago Lakes, MN,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Administered medication to patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Participated in policy committee to discuss policies, propose revisions and implement changes.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for rehabilitation unit.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies to keep patient charts updated.
Director of Nursing, 04/2014 to 08/2015
Colonial Manor Nursing HomeCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Evaluated work performance of nursing personnel to determine wage increases and implement discipline.
  • Planned and assigned workload to nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Recruited and developed quality individuals to develop accountable top quality staff.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for facility, providing guidance and leadership to over employees across departments.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Organized and facilitated department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
Assistant Director of Nursing/Wound Nurse, 04/2007 to 04/2014
Pleasant Meadows Senior LivingCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Planned and assigned workload to nursing staff to direct patient care.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions,
  • Submitted referrals and recommendations based on findings of health assessments and coordinated patient care and services.
  • Prepared and monitored salary and operational budget to reduce non-productive use of employee time, supplies and equipment.
Education
No Degree: Elementary Education, Expected in
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse, Expected in 05/2010
Danville Area Community College - Danville, IL
GPA:
Certified Practical Nursing: Practical Nursing, Expected in 07/1997
Danville Area Community College - Danville, IL
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1987
Chrisman High School - Chrisman, IL,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Indiana State University
  • Danville Area Community College
  • Danville Area Community College
  • Chrisman High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse for Endocrinology
  • Restorative Nurse
  • Director of Nursing
  • Assistant Director of Nursing/Wound Nurse

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science
  • Certified Practical Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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