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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified RN Lactation Consultant with 25 years of maternal child health experience, including Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Childbirth Instructor. Proven success collaborating with health care professionals to diagnose and treat all ranges of feeding issues. Application of standard of care practices provided to over 1000 patients a year, and expert-level knowledge of industry safety protocols and best practices.

Skills
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Breastfeeding Consultations
  • Breastfeeding Support Group
  • Exceptional Communication Skills- written and verbal
  • Individualized Feeding Care Plans
  • Neonatal Acute Care Expertise
  • Triaging
  • Outpatient Follow Up
  • Setting Up Referrals
  • Comprehensive Neonatal Evaluations & Collaborative Care
Work History
Registered Nurse, IBCLC, 09/2015 - Current
Catholic Health Initiative Bakersfield, CA,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals for both babies and mothers.
  • Offer a consult to each mother after delivery to help formulate her feeding goals for her newborn. Individualize her feeding plan. Assist with positing, latch assessment, breast assessment and breastfeeding education.
  • Provide oral assessments on all babies to help identify potential feeding issues and then develop a plan as needed.
  • Ensure that accurate documentation and records are maintained after each consult with mother and baby.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical neonatal situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Assessed home situations of patients to recommend parameters to best meet identified needs of the neonate.
  • Assessed needs of new mothers and advised mothers about child care topics, including breastfeeding, safe sleep and CPR topics.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions of neonates.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers, social workers, dietary and occupational therapists.
  • Demonstrated how to express milk and store it in bottles for later feeds.
  • Teach parents temporary alternatives to breastfeeding such as syringe feeding, spoon feeding, paces bottle feeding, and cup feeding.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Developed and implemented over 1000 individual breastfeeding plans in 2020.
  • Evaluated charting procedures for adherence to best practices.
  • Created online collection of breastfeeding educational resources for patients and community.
  • Facilitate a breastfeeding support group for outpatient families.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
RN Childbirth Educator, Lamaze , 08/2007 - Current
Bayada Home Health Care Raeford, NC,
  • Delivered objective childbirth information, including resources for birthing facilities and methods.
  • Provided support and education to families by offering evidence-based learning programs.
  • Assisted families with objective and informative advice to aid in decision-making.
  • Developed classes with focus on cultural sensitivity and awareness of family values and goals.
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs.
  • Promoted available resources and connected individuals with services.
NICU RN, 06/1999 - 09/2015
Sentara Virginia Beach General/ Princess Anne City, STATE,
  • Provided high level of quality care for each and every patient in 20-bed neonatal ICU unit.
  • Communicated with family members and loved ones to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options.
  • Assessed, evaluated and cared for neonate and pediatric patients.
  • Crafted tailored nursing care plan for each patient and evaluated it daily for effectiveness.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
  • Administered medications and fluids and checked vital signs on critically ill newborns.
RN Pediatric , 08/1996 - 06/1999
Hershey Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Reinforced health education, counseling and advice to patients and families and assessed patient educational needs, prioritized patient learning needs, identified barriers to learning and used educational tools to encourage non-adherent patients.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • 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.
Education
Bachelor Of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1996
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Messiah College - Mechanicsburg, PA,
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Certifications
  • IBCLC - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • LCCE- Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
  • NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • BLS- Basic Life Support

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School Attended

  • Messiah College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, IBCLC
  • RN Childbirth Educator, Lamaze
  • NICU RN
  • RN Pediatric

Degrees

  • Bachelor Of Science

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