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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Driven Registered Nurse with 26 years of experience caring for patients within labor and delivery and postpartum setting. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Medical Screening
  • Unit Administration
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care
  • Family and Patient Support
  • Infant CPR Certified
  • Cesarean Section Preparation
  • Postpartum Care
  • Newborn Education
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Medical Assessment
  • Diabetes Management
  • IV Drug Therapy Management
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Medication and IV Administration
Experience
10/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse, Mother Baby Unit Adventist Health System San German, PR,
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
06/2004 to 01/2016
Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Indian River Memorial Hospital Vero Beach, FL,
  • Care of high risk antepartum, and postpartum patients.
  • Circulating nurse in operating room for cesarean sections and Tubal ligation.
  • Responsibilities include care of laboring patients, administration and titration of pitocin, and magnesium sulfate.
  • Interpretation of fetal monitor.
  • Immediate care of newborn after birth.
  • Completed fetal monitoring course, NRP, and CPR
  • Perform non stress tests
  • caring for newborn in well baby nursery, performing hearing tests, blood sugars, PKU testing, and bilirubin testing
  • Mentor student nurses and teaching, and mother baby care
  • Assist with circumcisions
  • Collaborate with patients, family, physicians, and allied health care team members to coordinate and ensure optimal patient care, and outcomes
  • Demonstrate effective priority setting, decision making, problem solving, and organization of resources to provide quality nursing care.
01/2001 to 01/2004
Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Chi Health Madisonville, TX,
  • Cared for high risk antepartum and postpartum patients
  • circulating nurse in operating room
  • Responsibilities include care of laboring patients, administration and titration of pitocin and magnesium sulfate.
  • starting IV's and blood draws
  • immediate care of newborn after birth
  • Read physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.

  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Monitored fetal heartbeat and length and strength of contractions to guide labor.
  • Reviewed and tracked progress of mothers in labor, interpreted fetal heart monitor and informed delivering physician of status.
  • Cared for pregnant women expecting imminent birth and for babies immediately after birth in hospitals and health clinics.
  • Explained and demonstrated after-birth care to parents of newborns, answered questions and addressed concerns.
  • Oversaw labor by coaching women, assisting with complications and administering medications during birth.
  • Prepared and sanitized delivery rooms and instruments and prepared patients physically and emotionally for delivery.
  • Complied with OSHA standards for healthcare professionals to minimize or eliminate risk of infection.
02/1998 to 01/2001
Telemetry Registered Nurse North Shore Medical Center Salem Hospital City, STATE,
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Responsibilities include recognizing cardiac dysrhythmias, administration and titration of IV cardiac medications, EKG interpretation, and patient education
  • skills include peritoneal dialysis, dressing changes, blood transfusions, and IV insertion.
  • Handled telemetry monitoring of patients cardiac rhythms.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Listed all important information regarding patient health changes, medication side effects and treatments for physician review.
  • Monitored medications and reviewed lab results.
  • Educated patients on health conditions and promoted better nutrition and holistic stress relief methods.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1996 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Salem State University - Salem, MA
GPA:
Certifications
  • NRP certified, Mount Auburn Hospital - 2004 to present
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1997 to present

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School Attended

  • Salem State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Mother Baby Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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