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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with fourteen years of experience in 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. Advocating safety protocols for comprehensive patient care.

Skills
  • Medical record auditing
  • Process evaluation
  • Patient care planning
  • Resource Allocation
  • Staff education
  • Patient care standards
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
Experience
03/2015 to Current
Registered Nurse, PCU Community Health System Moberly, MO,
  • Facilitating therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitoring patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Training new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Collaborating with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Supervising professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Developing strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Quickly responding to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Promoting professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Leading teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Contributing substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
09/2009 to 03/2015
Registered Nurse, PCU Community Health System Woodward, OK,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
08/2006 to 09/2009
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Palmetto Health Greenville, SC,
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
06/2001 to 08/2006
Phlebotomist Enzo Life Sciences, Inc. Farmingdale, NY,
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, FL
GPA:
Expected in 08/2006
Associate of Science: Nursing
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, FL
GPA:
Accomplishments

Awarded team member of the month

Nominated for co-chair of unit Professional Practice Council

Member of hospital Professional Practice Council

Preceptor to new nurses and college students

Diabetic resource nurse

Nominated by patients and family for Daisy Award

Nominated by peers for team member of the quarter

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School Attended
  • St. Petersburg College
  • St. Petersburg College
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, PCU
  • Registered Nurse, PCU
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Phlebotomist
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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