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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Registered Nurse with clinical experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare more than 18 years of full time nursing experience including core-charge nurse in orthopedic, post-op and Med-surgical floors. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Successful diagnosis/treatment of orthopedic complications
  • Acute care expertise
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Thorough physical assessment
  • Prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • BLS Certification
  • High level of autonomy
  • Fluent in English and Indian language
  • In-depth knowledge of post-op orthopedic patients
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Safe NG tube insertion and removal
  • EPIC Software
Education
Our Lady of the Lake College Baton Rouge, LA, Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Swathi School of Nursing Andhra Pradesh, India, Expected in 1997 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles - Registered Nurse II
Encino, CA, 06/2019 - Current
  • 30 beds Orthopedic floor, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 5-6 patients per shift
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management
  • Manage care for acute post-operative patients through discharge
  • Performs IV start, lab draws and communicate results
  • Access Port-Caths, and Central Line Dressing Changes
  • Liaise between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans
  • Initiate hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement
  • Monitor patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation and ensured HIPAA compliance
  • Diagnosed and treat patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia
  • Coordinate Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement
  • Participated and lead in unit-based Quality Assurance Program and develop and implement nursing care plans
  • Performed basic physical assessments of med-surg and orthopedic patients
  • Follow infection control procedures and monitor fluid intake and output levels
  • Measure urine and deliver specimens to lab and provide all day living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients
  • Experienced with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease
  • Collect blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens, transfuse blood products and prepare them for lab testing
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records
  • Specialized in nursing care of orthopedic patients with chemical dependency
  • Experienced with inserting NG tube and indwelling Foley catheters
  • Specialized in Electronic patient charting including EPIC
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
Guardian Elder Care - Registered Nurse
Oliphant Furnace, PA, 06/2016 - 04/2019
  • 33 beds chronic patient care in medical surgical unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 5-6 patients per shift
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills and high level of personal accountability
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care and closely monitored acute conditions
  • Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individualsparticipating in clinical trials
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation and ensured HIPAA compliance
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, COPD and pneumonia
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement
  • CAUTI champion (Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection) in orthopedic floor
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients and assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease
  • Specialized in nursing care of orthopedic patients with chemical dependency and performed blood transfusions and monitored transfusion complication
  • Experience with inserting NG tube and indwelling Foley catheters and provided SQ/IV/IM Med adJessicastration for patients
CHI Memorial Health Care System - Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 06/2001 - 06/2016
  • Chronic patient care in medical surgical unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 5-6 patients per shift
  • Charge nurse on orthopedic floor Oversaw average of 38 patients per shift 38 beds Orthopedic floor
  • Examined patients and dispensed medications as needed
    Self-directed with astute judgment skills High level of personal accountability
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management
    Increased unit productivity for 38-bed surgical unit Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation and ensured IPAA compliance
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement Participated and lead in unit-based Quality Assurance Program
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews
    Performed basic physical assessments of medical surgical and orthopedic patients
  • Unit Counsel Leader at Orthopedic Floor and ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens
  • Followed infection control procedures and Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection champion in orthopedic floor
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients and assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease
  • Experience with inserting NG tube and indwelling Foley catheters and provided SQ/IV/IM Med adJessicastration for patients

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School Attended

  • Our Lady of the Lake College
  • Swathi School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse II
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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