Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Self-motivated, organized, and efficient offering 30 years of clinical background in pediatric and neonatal intensive care settings in organizations of varied size and type. Quality-driven with strong interpersonal abilities. Reliable, flexible, supportive, and patient-focused with a strong dedication to improving patient outcomes and patient satisfaction through teamwork and evidenced-based care.

  • Patient management and monitoring
  • Ventilator care and management
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Neonatal ICU procedures
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Family and patient support
  • Nursing Care Plan Development
  • Patient education
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 06/2001 to Current
Amita HealthFrankfort, IN,
  • Charge nurse of 27-bed neonatal intensive care unit responsible for assisting the management team in coordinating unit activity, daily patient assignments and clinical care delivery to ensure patient safety and satisfaction.
  • Provides high-quality, high-acuity care to critically ill neonates aged 23 weeks gestation to 1 year with diagnoses including prematurity, respiratory distress, cardiac malformation, neurologic dysfunction, congenital anomalies, and multi-system organ failure.
  • Monitors and manages various treatment and care interventions including multiple modes of continuous positive airway pressure and mechanical ventilation, inhaled nitric-oxide, therapeutic hypothermia, neonatal nutrition, fluid and electrolyte balance, and medication administration.
  • Communicates changes in patient status to the multi-disciplinary care team to provide immediate and appropriate care interventions.
  • Educates families regarding infant status and provide emotional support.
  • Provides families with individualized discharge teaching and instruction to ensure patient and family safety and satisfaction.
  • Participates in the development of new staff as a nurse preceptor and mentor.
  • Provides learning experiences for new staff under the direction of the clinical nurse educator.
  • Active participant in the Golden Hour Initiative Committee to optimize quality patient outcomes for the extremely premature infant.
  • Chairperson of the unit-based practice council responsible for leading unit projects to ensure quality care delivery to patients and families.
Register Nurse, 03/2000 to 05/2001
American Red CrossMemphis, TN,
  • Managed high-level medical and surgical nursing care of pediatric patients with a wide range of diagnoses including all varieties of cardiac dysfunction (medical and surgical), cancers, orthopedic surgery, respiratory disorders, neurological disorders, and multi-system organ failure.
  • Supported patients through recovery from procedures such as bypass, angioplasty, pacemaker placement, repair of complex congenital heart disease, orthopedic surgeries, and tumor removal.
  • Followed up on diagnostic tests to verify completion and obtain results for treatment planning.
  • Communicated and collaborated with multi-disciplinary team members to ensure quality, safe, individualized patient care.
  • Explained patient conditions, procedures and treatment protocols to patients and families.
  • Carried out comprehensive care focused on patient needs and goals.
Clinical Registered Nurse, 04/1993 to 05/2001
Maine HealthWaterboro, ME,
  • Provided clinical nursing care to high-acuity patients aged 22 weeks to 1 year in a 55-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit.
  • Served as fill-in charge nurse coordinating daily unit operations, patient assignments, and delegation of duties to ancillary staff members.
  • Responsible for stabilization and transport of critically ill neonates as a member of the neonatal intensive care transport team.
  • Collaborated with physicians and staff in other disciplines to ensure safe, quality, effective care delivery.
  • Served as a preceptor and mentor to new staff members.
Clinical Registered Nurse, 05/1991 to 03/1993
Maine HealthWaldoboro, ME,
  • Delivered exceptional care to neonatal ICU patients in a large academic teaching hospital's Level III NICU setting.
  • Evaluated patient clinical condition, vital signs and laboratory data to assess needs and provide both routine and emergency interventions.
  • Coordinated care with multiple disciplines to ensure quality care delivery to patients and families.
  • Participated in the stabilization and transport of critically ill neonates as a member of the NICU transport team.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Formulated individualized care plans for neonatal intensive care patients, reviewing on daily basis to determine effectiveness.
Master of Science: Nursing Leadership And Management, Expected in 05/2022
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2011
Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1991
Hinds Community College - Raymond, MS

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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • Drexel University
  • Hinds Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Register Nurse
  • Clinical Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Registered Nurse


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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