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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skills
  • Preventative Health
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Well Visit Procedures
Work History
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 08/2020 - Current
Christiana Care Health System Elkton, MD,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.

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Registered Nurse, 06/2019 - 08/2020
State Of South Dakota Rapid City, SD,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.

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  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 07/2013 - 01/2019
Christiana Care Health System New Castle, DE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Ordered and analyzed diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient conditions.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to perform thorough condition assessments.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Education
Associate Degree In Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 09/2009
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SVG Div. of Nursing Education - Saint Vincent And The Grenadines ,
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Bachelors Of Science In Nursing : , Expected in 11/2021
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University of The West Indies - Jamaica, Mona ,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SVG Div. of Nursing Education
  • University of The West Indies

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Associate Degree In Nursing
  • Bachelors Of Science In Nursing

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