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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate, caring, hardworking Registered Nurse with excellent clinical knowledge and judgment with more than 20 years of Medical-Surgical and Critical Care experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with various disorders. Collaborative and motivated individual with expertise in training new nursing staff while comprehensively treating diverse patient needs and managing dynamic conditions. Demonstrates ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Critical care patient monitoring and direct care
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale(NIHSS) certification
  • Direct and Indirect Patient
  • Family and patient support
  • Team supervision
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
Experience
07/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse, ICU Community Medical Ctr Missoula, MT,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms, end-stage renal disease and various other conditions.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
11/2013 to 06/2015
Traveling ICU Registered Nurse Carenational Garden Grove, CA,
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
  • Assessed patients, documented observations and reviewed patient cClaires to determine care needs.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Managed all facets of telemetry, including PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drug administration and titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tube management.
  • Treated patients with broad range of diagnoses ranging from sepsis, renal failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
06/2002 to 10/2013
CCU Registered Nurse Emory Healthcare Canton, GA,

  • Cared for critically ill patients with high-risk, life-threatening health problems to improve clinical outcomes.
  • Delivered high-quality care by following clinical standards and implementing process improvements.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines..
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to 16 -bed acute care medical-surgical unit, operating room, and central sterilization unit including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
06/2000 to 06/2002
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit University Hospital Of The West Indies City, STATE,
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on twenty four -bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on general surgeries, orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Assessed patients in active psychotic, behavioral, drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Cared for patients recovering from medical and surgical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals, managing pain and educating about continued care strategies to reach optimal care targets.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Exhibited professionalism and leadership to peers by participating in professional activities and continuing education.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Imparted surgical, medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2000 to to
Associate Degree : Nursing
University Hospital Of The West Indies - Kingston , Jamaica
GPA:
Expected in 2010 to to
Certificate : Midwifery
University Hospital Of The West Indies - Kingston , Jamaica
GPA:

I completed a one year program to achieve certification as a Registered Nurse Midwife. As a midwife, I was able to provide supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour, and the post partum period, conduct deliveries, and care for the mother and newborn.

Expected in 2003 to to
Certificate in Critical Care Nursing:
University Hospital Of The West Indies - Kingston , Jamaica
GPA:
Expected in 09/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
GPA:
Expected in 03/2020 to to
Master of Science: Nursing Leadership And Management
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
GPA:

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School Attended

  • University Hospital Of The West Indies
  • University Hospital Of The West Indies
  • University Hospital Of The West Indies
  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Traveling ICU Registered Nurse
  • CCU Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Associate Degree
  • Certificate
  • Certificate in Critical Care Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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