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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Ambitious Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with exceptional Medical Surgical background performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Examination
  • Medication Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Direct Patient Care
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 12/2014 to Current
Memorialcare Health SystemWestminster, CA,
  • Supervised 36 Med surg bed unit
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding discharge instructions and plans of care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
Hemodialysis Registered Nurse, 01/2015 to 06/2016
Christiana Care Health SystemCarneys Point, NJ,
  • Cared for patients in 24 chair dialysis unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Analyzed emergency situations and took prompt action to save lives.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Worked with healthcare team to develop new dialysis treatment flow sheet and other log forms, improving clinical documentation and accountability.
Registered Nurse, Float Pool, 07/2013 to 12/2014
Christiana Care Health SystemKennett Square, PA,
  • Provided direct patient care to six patients per shift on various units
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
Education
Master of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2020
Southern University And Agricultural & Mechanical College - Baton Rouge, LA,
GPA:
  • Southern University Alumni Federation Charter Member
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2013
Southern University And Agricultural & Mechanical College - Baton Rouge, LA,
GPA:
  • Member of Student Government Association
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2007
H. L. Bourgeois High School - Gray, LA
GPA:
  • Member of Cooperative Office Education Club
Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Southern University Alumni Federation
  • Southern University School of Nursing Alumni Federation
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) [8/10/2020-8/31/2022]
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, RN141220 - [6/24/13-1/31/23]
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner, 219731 - [5/20/21- 1/31/22]

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School Attended

  • Southern University And Agricultural & Mechanical College
  • Southern University And Agricultural & Mechanical College
  • H. L. Bourgeois High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Hemodialysis Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Float Pool

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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