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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 10 years of Psychiatric and medical experience in offering comprehensive patient care in numerous environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Feeding assistance
  • Critical care
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Patient discharge
  • Staff supervision
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Medication Administration
  • IV setup
  • Professional bedside manner
  • HIPAA education
  • Patient evaluation
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Managing deadlines
  • Foley catheters
  • Health screening
  • EMR / EHR
  • Physical assessments
  • Sanitation
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Patient Assessments
  • Removing sutures
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Evaluations
  • Collecting vitals
  • Care Plan Development
  • Vaccine administration
Work History
03/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse I South Carolina Job Board Greenville, SC,
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Updated patient charts using BEHR with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • 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.
10/2018 to Current
Heatlh Care Systems Trainee Leake & Watts Services Inc Queens Village, NY,
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
08/2014 to 10/2018
Behavioral Health Tech/ER Technician UCHealth, Memorial City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Searched resident belongings prior to and during stays.
  • Recognized individuals under influence of drugs or alcohol and typical behaviors associated with each.
  • Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Performed client intake procedures according to internal standards for all new admissions.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Assessed clients upon admission and discharge to detox; took blood draws for labs.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Assessed extent and nature of injury or illness to prioritize and establish medical procedures.
  • Assisted with resuscitation, CPR and emergency airway procedures.
  • Liaised between nurses, physicians, patients, and visitors.
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems.
  • Worked with nurses to assess patients and prepare for tests and procedures.
  • Utilized hospital beds and wheelchairs to transport patients throughout hospital.
  • Carried out phlebotomy procedures, including preparing patients, finding viable veins and watching for adverse reactions
  • Followed all hospital policies and procedures and complied with local, state and federal agency and accrediting body guidelines.
  • Applied orthopedic devices like traction and OCL splints.
  • Administered basic wound care, insertion of Foley catheters and nasogastric tubes.
  • Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response.
  • Collected basic samples such as blood, urine and stool, labeling specimens properly and transferring to laboratory for testing.
07/2011 to 08/2015
Mental Health Clinician CMHIP City, STATE,
  • Encouraged patients to discuss experiences in group and individual settings.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Recommended continuing care and medications to clients and communicated with family members on treatment and discharge plans.
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
Education
Expected in 12/2005 to to
Bachelor of Science: Soc Crim/Psychology
CSU-Pueblo - Pueblo,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Associates of Nursing: Nursing
Trinidad State Junior College - Trinidad, CO
GPA:
Expected in 08/2019 to to
BSN: Nursing
University of Northern Colorado - ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • CSU-Pueblo
  • Trinidad State Junior College
  • University of Northern Colorado

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse I
  • Heatlh Care Systems Trainee
  • Behavioral Health Tech/ER Technician
  • Mental Health Clinician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Nursing
  • BSN

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