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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Efficient, caring, dedicated Registered Nurse with 30 years of experience in PACU, Emergency Room and Telenursing care. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Collaborate well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Medical screening
  • Electronic charting
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Administering medicines
  • Critical care
  • Family and patient support
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Seizure management
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Medical assessment
  • Infant CPR certified
  • OR and ER experience
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Taking vitals
  • Patient advocacy
  • Documenting vitals
  • Patient Care
  • SBAR communication
  • Triaging
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Emotional awareness
  • Patient Management
  • Life-sustaining machines
Education and Training
El Paso Community College El Paso, TX Expected in 12/1989 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Experience
Riverside Medical Center - Registered Nurse, PACU
Dobbs Ferry, NY, 06/2004 - Current
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients, monitored responses and documented patient conditions.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient condition, responding to unanticipated interruptions and emergent situations while delegating care to achieve optimal, safe and effective outcomes.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Reviewed physician orders and dispensed medication and treatment, participating in medication management to promote patient safety and effectiveness.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise, and high-quality care throughout healthcare system.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized plans of care to restore patients' health and drive recovery goals.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical and surgical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction. Trained and oriented them on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies along with best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
Oneworld Community Health Centers - Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
Omaha, NE, 05/1998 - 06/2004
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to determine scope of medical complaints.
  • Rendered telephone advice according to established guidelines and protocols.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Communicated triage information to primary care team to discuss disposition.
  • Reviewed medical chart and requested appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Maintained confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Documented services discussed and provided details in electronic medical records.
Adventist Health System - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Beaver, PA, 03/1990 - 05/1998
  • Provided emergent care to broad spectrum of emergencies for patients from new born to geriatric.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Coordinated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound care, minor surgical procedures.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction to include best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
Trinity Health Corporation - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
Bourbon, IN, 12/1989 - 05/1991
  • Provided emergency nursing care at a level 4 trauma center for the county of El Paso.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including emergent surgical procedures performed in the trauma room, advanced life support and end of life care.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.

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School Attended

  • El Paso Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, PACU
  • Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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