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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 and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability 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
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Performing EKGs
  • Resource Allocation
  • Employee Evaluation
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Administering immunizations
  • Staff supervision
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Call triaging
  • Vaccine administration
  • Removing sutures
  • Care Plan Development
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • IV setup
  • Emotional intelligence
Education
Concordia University Wisconsin Mequon, WI Expected in 08/2011 Bachelor Of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI Expected in 05/2005 Associate Degree In Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Ascension Health - Registered Nurse Manager
Lisle, IL, 05/2020 - 08/2020
  • Prioritized and distributed assignments and workload based on individual staff strengths and experience.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Regency Care Of Copley - Unit Manager
Copley, OH, 06/2018 - 05/2020
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for facility, providing guidance and leadership to employees across departments.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Devised and introduced initiatives and projects to maintain or improve existing facilities, allowing for maximization of capital component of Medicaid's per diem rate.
  • Oversaw RNs, LPNs, nursing aides, medical clerks and support staff and performed staffing scheduling duties.
  • Handled complaints from patients and families and immediately took steps for quick resolution and to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Cooperated with healthcare teams to create treatments and recovery plans to achieve objectives.
  • Promoted patient independence by establishing patient care goals and taught and counseled patients, friends, and family about medications and self-care skills.
Ascension Health - Registered Nurse Manager
Saint Clair Shores, MI, 08/2016 - 06/2018
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Supervised and managed functions for unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Fostered improvement in all operational facets, including staff development, personnel training and standards of patient care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
Caromont Health - Nurse Manager
Gastonia, NC, 05/2005 - 06/2016
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise.
  • Reviewed department performance and adjusted coverage to compensate for changing conditions.
  • Delivered expert case management, milieu management, medication administration and emergency intervention.
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Advised caregivers and family members in providing emotional and psychological care to support patient needs.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Exercised exemplary clinical judgment when making care decisions.
  • Evaluated skills of all nursing personnel and verified staff certifications for validity.

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School Attended

  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Manager
  • Unit Manager
  • Registered Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor Of Applied Science
  • Associate Degree In Nursing

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