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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Ambitious Intensive Care Nurse with superior knowledge of Heart Failure and cardiac treatments, techniques and diagnostic procedures. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures. Accomplished in leading units to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Adept at providing immediate and individualized care. Proficient in Epic use with proven history of efficient and effective communication.

Skills
  • Staff Supervision
  • Therapeutic Communication Between Patients and Staff
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Experience in Stressful Fast Paced Work Environments
  • Intravenous Therapy
Work History
07/2019 to Current
Registered Nurse, Heart Failure ICU Medstar Research Institute Laurel, MD,
  • Worked directly with residents, fellows and staff physicians to communicate care plans.
  • Worked and maintained many different types of dialysis. CVVHD, IHD, Tablo, peritoneal.
  • Assisted with, and took care of Swan-Ganz Catheters, arterial lines, PICC lines, Midlines, Medports and other central lines.
  • Maintained heart failure devices including, LVAD, Impella, and Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
08/2018 to 07/2019
Clinical Technician Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc. Stuart, FL,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Used wheelchairs and other equipment to assist with patient ambulation in room, hallways and bathroom.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Placed and removed protective devices such as bedside rails and hand restraints to prevent patient injury during treatment.
06/2018 to 08/2018
Nurse Associate Extern Department Of Veterans Affairs Marianna, FL,
  • Assisted in caring for the Heart Failure population alongside a Registered Nurse.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
05/2016 to 05/2018
Student Nurse Technician Summa Health-Akron City Hospital City, STATE,
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Worked with RNs and related staff to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Aided patients with personal hygiene by giving baths, dressing and assisting in feeding.
  • Provided activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, ambulating, turning and positioning patients.
Certifications

ACLS- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

BLS- Basic Life Support

HF ICU Charge Nurse

Impella certified

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump certified

LVAD certified

CVVHD, IHD, Tablo, and Peritoneal dialysis

Education
Expected in 05/2019
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Kent State University - Kent, OH
GPA:
  • Member of Students for Professional Nursing- 2017-2019
  • Completed Nurse Associate Externship, Cleveland Clinic - August 2018
  • Member of Pi Kappa Alpha, served as secretary- 2017-2019
Expected in 05/2015
High School Diploma:
New Philadelphia High School - New Philadelphia, OH
GPA:
  • Elected Captain of soccer and baseball team- 2013-2015
  • Elected to Vice President for New Philadelphia student council in 2015.
  • Received Kiwanis Scholarship-2015

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School Attended
  • Kent State University
  • New Philadelphia High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Heart Failure ICU
  • Clinical Technician
  • Nurse Associate Extern
  • Student Nurse Technician
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma