Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Ambitious Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with exceptional background of performance. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Consistently self-directed, reliable, and solutions-oriented. Well-qualified in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical illnesses and conditions. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs.

  • Achieved an increase of full-time employees by completing bi-weekly productivity reports with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Achieved a reduction in the number of hospital-acquired infections within the ICU by collaborating with infection control staff to develop a strategic plan for in-depth monitoring of breaks in protocols.
  • Collaborated with Quality and Safety team to resolve department compliance concerns to maintain compliance with Joint Commission standards.
  • Two-time recipient of the Daisy Award and Leadership Excellence Award
  • Completed Wellstar Leadership Academy Course
  • Completed Clinical Advancement Program, Level II
  • Preventive Care
  • Health Care Evaluation
  • Physical Examinations
  • Accurate Patient Records Maintenance and Documentation
  • EPIC Documentation Systems
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Task and Work Prioritization
Work History
Registered Nurse, ICU, 01/2020 - Current
Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Managed patient care on 16-bed intensive care unit.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Discussed care plans with patients and explained test results and proper use of medications.
  • Teamed with providers to provide comprehensive patient care, referrals and high-risk management strategies.
  • Explained medications and side effects to patients, family members and caregivers, and thoroughly reviewed physician-ordered tests.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Used EPIC to create detailed patient reports on patient's condition status and treatments received.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests to implement treatment regimens.
  • Strictly adhered to all HIPAA regulations.
  • Completed 547 hours of clinical work in family medicine.
Registered Nurse, Cardiac Services, 05/2017 - 07/2020
Pella Regional Health Center Ottumwa, IA,
  • Managed and administered nursing care to 12 cardiac patients per day undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Discussed care plans with patients and explained test results and proper use of medications.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Assessed patients, collecting data and prioritizing cases in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
ICU Nurse Manager, 05/2015 - 05/2017
Thedacare Thedacare Regional Medical Center - Appleton, WI,
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 16-bed unit, providing guidance and leadership to over 35 employees.
  • Recruited, hired, and ensured training of new staff, providing supervision, ongoing staff development, and continuing education to employees.
  • Oversaw all financial transactions and management functions, strategically managing $2 million operating budget.
  • Delegated and prioritized assignments and nursing tasks based on individual staff strengths and expertise.
  • Participated in departmental quality improvement initiatives to achieve higher standard of patient care.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices.
  • Followed ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • 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.
Charge Registered Nurse, ICU, 06/2008 - 05/2015
Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Managed and coordinated care on 16-bed intensive care unit.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Participated in departmental quality improvement initiatives to achieve higher standard of patient care.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency department and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Managed various medications and treatments such as peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and and intramuscular injections.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking, and administration.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
Registered Nurse, Outpatient Infusion Therapy, PRN, 04/2007 - 06/2014
Wellstar Douglas Hospital City, STATE,
  • Assisted with managing care of up to 6 patients receiving infusion or injection services.
  • Established flow-pattern standards with staff to be consistent with company standards.
  • Administered IV fluids, medications and blood products through peripherally inserted central venous catheter or implanted ports to support long-term treatment for infections, cancer, heart, or kidney problems.
  • Educated patient, family or caretaker about post discharge care procedures to facilitate care continuum.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers and provided compassionate emotional support.
  • Questioned patients to garner information about side effects, mobility and energy levels, documenting information in patient chart.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Registered Nurse, ICU, 06/2004 - 06/2008
Wellstar Douglas Hospital City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge on 8-bed intensive care unit.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner, Expected in 10/2020
Chamberlain University - Downers Grove, IL
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Phi Pi Chapter
  • Cum Laude Honors
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2004
University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999
Villa Rica High School - Villa Rica, GA
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board - November 2020
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board, State of Georgia - Expires January 2024
  • Registered Nurse, Georgia Board of Nursing - Expires January 2024
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association - Expires March 2023
  • Basic Life Support, American Heart Association - Expires March 2023

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