Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in offering comprehensive patient care in a fast paced environments. Work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Personal care needs
  • Medication Administration
  • Procedure preparations
  • Medication distribution
  • Critical care
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Data Collection
  • Shared governance
  • Patient Management
  • High level of autonomy
  • Spanish fluency
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
08/2016 to Current
Registered Nurse, PACU Emory Healthcare Tucker, GA,

Staff Nurse II 07/16- Present

34- bed PACU - recover in-patients and overflow same day and ICU surgeries.

Stabilize direct O.R. admissions following General,MAC,Epidural,Spinal and Regional anesthesia.

Typical Surgeries: general and same day procedures Plastics,GU,GI,Reconstructive,Kidney Transplant, TAVR,ENT,Interventional Radiology,Vascular,Cardiac Cath.

Proficient in interpreting telemetry strips,initiate resuscitative measures and cardioversion as per unit protocols.

Utilize advanced skills in respiratory assessment and care of ventilator patients.

Prepare, initiate and titrate critical drips

Initiate pain therapies via IV-PCA,epidural, on- Q pump;evaluate drug efficacy and instruct patients on self administration.

Extensive experience with wound Vacs and dressing,Chest Tubes,T-Tubes,Jackson-Pratt,Blake and Penrose drains.

Perform timely and accurate documention of physical,psychosocial, and emotional assessments.

Utilize critical thinking skills in planning and proritizing nursing care to develop an appropriate plan for the patient.

Collaborate with members of the health care team in an efficient manner to share information and observations that advocate for optimal patient care.

Provides education to patient and family members during discharge plan of care based on individual patient needs and learning preferences.

Perform peer evaluations to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding performance.

Perform Charge Role- delegating tasks, coordinating staffing, ensuring appropriate bed utilization and orchestrate effective flow of cases.

Clinical Preceptor and resource to new staff and RN students.

Participates in meetings, committees, and represents the department and hospital in community outreach.

Work PRN at the Outpatient Surgical Center

08/2009 to 05/2016
Registered Nurse, PACU Emory Healthcare La Grange, GA,

Nurse Clinician-PACU 08/09-05/16

12-bed PACU- recover in patients and over flow same day and ICU surgeries.

Stabilize directed O.R. admissions following all types of anesthesia.

Adult and Pediatric surgeries: Neurosurgery,Orthopedics,GYN,GU,Bariatric, ENT,General procedures,Vascular,Intervention Radiology,Cardiac Cath Lab.

Administer pain therapies via Epidural and IV-PCA: evaluate drug effectiveness and educate patients on self administration.

Prepare,initiate and titrate critical drips.

Clinical preceptor and resource to new staff

Occasionally delegated to charge role

Float to MICU,SICU,CCU and Same Day Surgery Unit

08/1999 to 05/2009
Registered Nurse, PACU Emory Healthcare Stockbridge, GA,

Nurse Clinician- PACU 01/01- 08/09

27 bed PACU with 5-beds dedicated to open-heart cases:

recover Adult and Pediatric in patients and overflow ICU and same day surgeries.

Recover patients post CABG, minimally invasive mitral/aortic valve replacements and repairs.

Typical surgeries: Neurosurgery,Orthopedics, Microvascular free flaps, cleft lip and palate repair,ENT,Podiatry, Plastics,GYN,GU,GI,Bariatrics,Thoracic,and General procedures.

Perform hemodynamic/ICP monitoring:access and mainatin Swan-Ganz, PICC,A-lines and triple lumen catheters.

Utilize advanced skills in assessment and care of ventilated patients; assist with extubation.

Prepare, initiate and titrate vasopressors, antiarrhymics,anticoagulants,diuretics,insulin and other critical drips.

Administer pain therapies via epidural and IV-PCA

Experience with VAC dressings,Hemovacs, Chest Tubes, T-Tubes,Tracheosotomy, Jackson-Pratt and CSF drains.

Senior Staff Nurse-Medicine/Oncology Unit 08/99 - 01/01

36-bed acute care service treated Oncology,HIV/AIDS,COPD,CVA,CHF,Sepis

Initiated IV's,administered chemotherapy,anti-viral agents,stem cell transplants,TPN/PPN,pain management

Perform care and maintainence of tracheostomy,ileostomy,colostomy and pressure wounds.


Expected in 05/1999
Bachelor of Science: Nursing/Sociology
College of Mount Saint Vincent - The Bronx, NY
Expected in
Master of Science: Nursing Science
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN

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