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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing seven+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to critically ill patients. Knowledgeable and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Acute Care Expertise
  • Family advocacy
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Critical thinking
  • Precepting
  • Thermoregulation
  • Invasive And Non-Invasive Vital Signs
  • Hemodynamics Monitoring
  • Metabolic Function Monitoring
  • Advanced Life Support
Education
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK, Expected in 05/2018 BSN : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Kathmandu University Dhulikhel Medical Institute Dhulikhel, Kavre, Expected in 2010 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Certifications
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale
Work History
Maricopa Integrated Health System - Registered Nurse, Transplant/ECMO ICU
Phoenix, AZ, 06/2022 - Current
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Maricopa Integrated Health System - Registered Nurse, ICU
Mesa, AZ, 08/2021 - 06/2022
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System - Registered Nurse, ICU
Tappahannock, VA, 07/2021 - 11/2021
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
Allina Health Systems - Registered Nurse, ICU
Buffalo, NY, 07/2018 - 07/2021
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Liaised with patients following cardiothoracic surgical procedures, providing support and education on post-surgical care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including Endotracheal intubation, Central line, Arterial line, Hemodialysis line, Intravascular temperature management system placement, Bronchoscopy, Tracheostomy, Chest tube placement etc.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
Company Name - Long-Term Care Registered Nurse
City, State, 11/2017 - 06/2018
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Led successful three to four person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • 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.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Company Name - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
City, State, 02/2011 - 07/2013
  • Assessed vital signs, collected detailed patient history and noted other signs of patient health to make rapid, informed decisions regarding next steps in patient care.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Explained discharge instructions and arranged or confirmed transportation for patients not admitted to hospital.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Supported patients and family members with confident, soothing approach and handled medical crises.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Performed minor procedures such as Nasogastric tube insertion, application of minor sutures, suture removals, starting peripheral IV access and assisted physicians with emergent endotracheal intubation, Chest tube placement, Central line, Arterial line placements.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Licensure
  • Nursing License: Oklahoma Board of nursing

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School Attended

  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • Kathmandu University Dhulikhel Medical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Transplant/ECMO ICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Long-Term Care Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

Degrees

  • BSN
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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