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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Fluid Intake and Output Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Blood Transfusion Administration
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Specimen Collection
  • Pain Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emergency Interventions
  • Pulmonary Assessments
  • Issue Assessment and Monitoring
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Post Mortem Care
Work History
Registered Nurse, ICU, 05/2020 - Current
Cleveland Clinic Gates Mills, OH,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, and cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Administered nursing care to cardiac patients undergoing diagnostic, therapeutic or emergency services.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Conducted initial assessments, documented findings in patient records and notified physicians of abnormal findings.
  • Cared for culturally-diverse patients, liaising with family members and specialists to address changing needs and enhance individual experience.
  • Prioritized and revised patient care activities based on acuity of symptoms and patient preferences.
  • Assessed patients, collecting data and prioritizing cases in accordance with standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
RN, Critical Care, 10/2019 - 04/2020
Lenoir Memorial Hospital Kinston, NC,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
RN, Critical Care, Float RN, Charge Nurse on Med S, 06/2013 - 10/2019
Ohio Valley Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • 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.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2013
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WVNCC - Wheeling, WV,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • ACLS
  • TNCC
  • BLS

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School Attended

  • WVNCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • RN, Critical Care
  • RN, Critical Care, Float RN, Charge Nurse on Med S

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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