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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

 I am a Registered Nurse II, with 26 years experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. My career has been spent providing direct nursing care and ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.  I am an Los Angeles County School of Nursing Graduate and have been employed with County since graduation in August of 1990. I am currently enrolled with Western Governors University in the RN to MSN, Leadership and Management Program. 

During my career I have enjoyed four terms as a clinical preceptor, primary nursing, team leading, Patient Satisfaction lecturer and Assistant Nurse Manager.

At this time I am looking for a position that will challenge me and expand my nursing career in the Leadership and Management role.

Skills
  • 9 Years of Supervising Experience
  • High level of Autonomy
  • Strong Communication and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Problem Resolution capability
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Organizational skills
  • Able to adapt to new situations
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Player
  • Scheduling
  • Employee Evaluations
  • Employee Interviews 
  • Preceptor
  • Qualified Critical Care Nurse
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Thorough physical assessment skills
  • Professional bedside manner


Work History
Registered Nurse II, 03/2007 to Current
Mercy HealthcareBentonville, AR,
    • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal patients
    • Nursing care in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medications to wound care to monitoring for 2 to 3 patients per shift or one patient per patient acuity.
    • Performed complete physical assessments of newborns and infant
    • Part of S.T.A.B.L.E. Transport Program.
    • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
    • Closely monitored acute conditions.
    • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
    • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
    • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
    • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
    • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
    • Followed infection control procedures.
    • Liaised between patients/ parents and physicians to ensure patient/parent comprehension of treatment plans.
    • Instructed family members on proper discharge care.
    • Super user for Car Seat Challenge.
    • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
    • Team leader on neonatal unit. Oversaw average of 15 to 20 patients and 9 to 12 staff per shift.
    • Delegated staff nurse duties.
    • Nurse preceptor for new hires and training of current staff with quality control procedures.
    • Lecturer for Patient Satisfaction Program.
    • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Programs.



Critical Care Nurse, 07/1992 to 03/2007
Department Of The Air ForceMontgomery, AL,

  • Primary care, assessment and  evaluation of neonatal patients
  • Nursing care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medications to wound care to monitoring for 2 to 3 patients per shift or one patient per patient acuity.
  • Performed complete physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels. 
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures. 
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Liaised between patients/parents and physicians to ensure patient/parent comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed family members on proper discharge care.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Team leader on neonatal unit. Oversaw average of 15 to 20 patients and 9 to 12 staff per shift.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Nurse preceptor for new hires and training of current staff with quality control procedures.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Programs.





Assistant Nurse Manager, 06/1995 to 2005
Baptist Health - AlabamaMontgomery, AL,
  • Direct patient care.
  • Scheduling of 30 employees.
  • Responsible for 15 to 20 staff evaluations, licenses and certifications
  • Ensured accurate and consistent charting for all nursing staff
  • Mentored all staff on policy and procedures of unit
  • Patient care assignments
  • Working  with physicians, ancillary staff,visitors and troubleshooting any problems or situations that arise.
  • Coordinating transports to and from other facilities
  • Patient transports
  • Coordinating continuing education of all staff.
  • Yearly employee evaluations
  • Procurement of supplies
  • Potential new employee interviews, and unit tours
  • Effectively supervised LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff.
  • Maintained staff licensure, certifications and annual physicals.
  • Payroll and time card imputing




Education
Master of Science: Leadership and Management, Expected in Current
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
GPA:
I am currently enrolled in the RN to MSN program. I will obtain a Bachelors of Science Degree as of October of 2016 and a Masters Degree in Leadership and Management,  April of 2018.
Diploma in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 1990
Los Angeles County School of Nursing - Los Angeles County Medical Center,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in California, License number 455727, exp.  2016
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Program, exp. 1/2018
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider, exp. 4/2018
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Provider / Transport, exp. 10/2017
  • LAC+USC Medical Center Hospital Fire and Life Safety, exp. 4/2020
  • Microsoft Excel 6 hour class completion Certification.

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Los Angeles County School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse II
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Assistant Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Diploma in Nursing

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