Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
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.

  • Patient rounding and unit management in Charge Nurse role
  • Coordination with House Supervisor and Staffing office to achieve safe patient care
  • Patient Examination and Triage
  • Decision Making
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Care Oversight in Ante, Labor and Postpartum periods
  • Patient condition monitoring for Newborn, Pediatric, and Obstetric care
  • Assistance with Pediatric Code Blue in Emergency Department
  • Assistance with Adult Code Blue on Medical Floor
  • Procedure Room preparation and assistance
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Critical Thinking and timely application of Policies and Procedures
  • Resource to new staff
  • Attention to Detail
Work History
04/2012 to Current
Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Uc Health Commerce City, CO,
  • Provided direct patient care to Antepartum, Labor, Postpartum, Newborn, Newborn Special Care, and Pediatric patients throughout Family Birthplace, as well as taking patient assignments house-wide throughout various departments- Med/Surg, Telemetry, and Grace unit- Mental Health.
  • Charge Nurse on PM and Night shifts for 5+ years in Family Birthplace.
  • Managed care of labor patients from admission to postpartum care and discharge.
  • Proficient in interpretation of EFM- Electronic Fetal Monitoring strips, communication of Category 1, 2 or 3 strips to providers, and timely intervention and management of such situations to provide safe and efficient patient care.
  • Preparation of labor patients for scheduled, as well as emergent, Cesarean Section births, collaboration with Primary OB, MDA, and Surgical Team to provide excellent patient care.
  • Preparation and management of Labor Inductions via Foley, Cytotec, or Pitocin use.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed Nitrous Oxide administration in labor patients.
  • Assistance given to MDA in epidural placement, procedural time out, and appropriate monitoring of effects to safely assist in management for labor pain relief.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss changes in patient condition, changes in fetal well-being as demonstrated by accurate EFM interpretation, with timely interventions.
  • Advocated for patients with varied birth plans to achieve safe outcomes while allowing patient autonomy and satisfaction with their birth experience.
  • Admission of laboring patients transferred from Luna Birthing Center, Brainerd, MN, and collaboration with their birth team to achieve safe transfer of care and healthy mom/baby outcome.
  • Non-judgmental support given to all mothers regardless of birthing or newborn feeding preferences.
  • Breastfeeding support provided under Baby Friendly Guidelines, as well as education and management of mother/ babies separated after delivery.
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring of hypoglycemic at risk newborns with IV management and ongoing education to families.
  • Collaborated with physicians via paging and telephone communication to assist in triaging antepartum patients in regard to pregnancy related complaints as well as labor rule out.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities for expert care in hypertensive and postpartum hemorrhage patients, as well as simulations for resuscitation of newborns following such events.
  • Responded to Pediatric Code Blue situations in Emergency Department, assisted in PALS led resuscitations, and provided after-care grief support to families.
  • Proficient in IV placement in patients throughout Family Birthplace unit from newborn patients in Special Care Nursery, Pediatric and adult patients throughout various units.
08/2010 to 04/2012
Registered Nurse, Pediatrics Interim Home Healthcare Company Port William, OH,
  • Provided direct patient care, of pre and post-op care of the pediatric patient, monitoring of post anesthesia effects, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, as well as nitrous oxide use in the pediatric patient for painful procedures, monitored responses while including and reassuring parents/ caregivers to plan of care.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge of pediatric patients with med/surg diagnosis, post chemo treatment, and stable PICU care.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options as related to new onset diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, seizure disorders, among others.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management of burns and severe skin breakdown, continued care at home of such wounds, preventative care and discharge plan objectives.
  • Provided Postpartum and Nursery care in the Family Birthplace, as well as Stable "Feed and Grow" care to babies in the NICU.
01/2007 to 05/2010
Licensed Practical Nurse, Chemical Dependency Glenmore Recovery Center City, STATE,
  • Provided direct patient care as the LPN Charge Nurse, while evaluating appropriateness of detox admissions, scheduling appointments, coordinating transfers to higher level of care, and discharge planning.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from Law Enforcement, Social Services, Emergency Department staff, as well as area facilities to assess for admission criteria to the Detox Unit.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery of the Detox patient, as well as the Inpatient/ Outpatient Treatment clients.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels, assessing needs via the CIWA-AR score, and treating appropriately with medication interventions.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare, counselor and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Rounded with the primary Physician and NP, reviewed charts/ med lists, documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
Expected in 05/2015
: NRP Instructor
Essentia Health - Duluth, MN,
Expected in 05/2010
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse
Northland Community And Technical College - East Grand Forks, MN,
  • NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • BLS- Basic Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Certified Lactation Counselor
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

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