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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused Oncology Nurse with experience offering versatility and comprehensive patient care in outpatient environments as well as experience with inpatient populations. Dedicated and compassionate with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Promoting exceptional communication, . Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Works well with diverse patient populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Smart Oncology Nurse gifted in delivering quality care and support to patients and loved ones. Valuable asset to organizations that provide patient services. Reliable and compassionate with outstanding listening, patient charting and physician interaction skills.

Skills
  • Developed strong communication skills and personal yet professional relationships with patients and their families.
  • Strong skill in accessing IV sites both peripheral and Port-A-Cath.
  • Work well with a team, or independently.
  • Confident in my knowledge set but always practice with a questioning attitude.
  • Comfortable communicating with all members of the health care team.
Work History
12/2017 to Current
Registered Nurse, Oncology Certified Nurse Radnet Tempe, AZ,
  • Assess lab results and patients overall performance status and administer chemotherapy, immunotherapy, IVIG, and give both chemotherapy and therapeutic medications IM or SQ.
  • Triage patients that call or send messages through their MyChart accounts to our EMR system.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings while getting them support for reactions and notifying onsite physician.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment room, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions, especially in the event a reaction occurs.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment options, and management of side effects and what they need to note of importance to make the decision to call the office or if they need more urgent medical attention.
  • Made referrals to other physicians as needed or to hospice as ordered by M.D.
  • Optimized patients comfort and care during their treatments offering support and assistance as needed or as noticed of need.
  • Made sure our patients have a remarkable experience during one of the most difficult times in their lives.
06/2016 to 12/2017
Registered Nurse Adventist Healthcare Germantown, MD,
  • Administered scheduled medications and PRN medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Took charge nurse roll on Oncology, medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, and CNA's.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Took time to answer patient's and their families questions and speak with them about some of their concerns.
07/2015 to 06/2016
Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Frye Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Managed care from admission assessments, documenting their belongings, full body search, and changing of clothes to gowns for their safety.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action along with the social workers and physicians/clinicians.
  • Administered medications via oral and intramuscular injections (often in emergent situations of escalating patients) and monitored responses.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Led successful team comprised of RNs, MHT's and ancillary staff.
  • Organized client rounds every 15 minutes for myself or ancillary staff to check on residents.
  • Managed care for patients on one on one watch for self harm or harm of others, involving at times patient's being in restraints or patients being in time-out rooms per policy.
Education
Expected in 05/2015 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston-salem, NC
GPA:

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Certifications

BLS HC Provider 2/12/2020

Oncology Certified Nurse 11/01/2019

ONS Chemotherapy Provider 06/08/2020

Registered Nurse 6/24/2015

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Forsyth Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Oncology Certified Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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