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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service. Able to provide exceptional care to the following patient populations which are included in the staffing pool: PICU, NICU, Pediatric ED, Post-Partum couplet care, Acute Care Pediatrics, Burn Unit and Bone Marrow transplant.

Accomplishments

March of Dimes Pediatric Nurse of the Year 2018, Virginia

Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Direct Patient Care
Work History
Registered Nurse, Pediatric Staffing Pool, 06/2018 - Current
VCU Health City, STATE,
  • Maintained competencies to care for patients in the PICU, NICU, Pediatric ER, Acute Care Pediatrics,Post-partum, Burn, BMT, Virginia Treatment Center for Children and EMU.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Maintained continuous growth of professional knowledge and competencies through ongoing education opportunities.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Educated social workers and child welfare personnel on complex health issues, providing valuable insight into pediatric patients' conditions.
Registered Nurse, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 06/2002 - 06/2018
VCU Health City, STATE,
  • Pediatric Rapid Response team member and Pediatric Code Blue team member.
  • Managed daily throughput and flow of 21 bed PICU while supporting peers.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
Interim Nurse Manager, Pediatric ICU, 11/2014 - 07/2015
VCU Health City, STATE,
  • Effectively addressed rapid response situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff in 21 bed PICU and 7 bed Pediatric Step down unit.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Collaborated with patients and healthcare teams to assess, plan, implement and evaluate custom care plans for each individual.
Education
Master of Science: Nursing Education, Expected in 12/2013
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Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2002
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Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA
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Associate of Science: , Expected in 08/1998
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Richard Bland College - Petersburg, VA
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Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS
  • APHON
  • CCRN
  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program
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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Richard Bland College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Pediatric Staffing Pool
  • Registered Nurse, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Interim Nurse Manager, Pediatric ICU

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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