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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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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.

Accomplishments
  • Was asuperuser in the implementation of new Northside Hospital software that resulted in improved patient care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team in the implementation of new falls prevention program.
Skills
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Nursing Consultation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Accurate Documentation
Work History
Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Medical-Surgical Unit, 05/2019 to Current
Veterans Health Administration Albany, NY,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit, 10/2018 to 04/2019
Unitedhealth Group Inc. Fort Wayne, IN,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 06/2011 to 03/2018
Adventist Health And Rideout Marysville, CA,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/2009 to 05/2011
Delmar Gardens Of Gwinnett City, STATE,
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2021
to
Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN
GPA:
  • Capstone Project: Falls Prevention and Reduction, Project leader, succeeded in reducing falls by 5% in the Orthopedic unit of Northside Hospital over a seven week period.
  • Inducted 2017 as member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Georgia Chapter. This honor was based on my GPA of 3.8, earned while working 25 hours per week as a wellness Nurse.
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 04/2018
to
Gwinnett Technical College - Lawrenceville, GA
GPA:
Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 12/2014
to
Lanier Technical College - Oakwood, GA
GPA:
Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
Certifications
  • CPR, first aid
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiac life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • NIHSS

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School Attended
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Lanier Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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