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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate healthcare professional with experience in cardiac and hospice nursing, case management, teaching and education, seeking to use nursing skills, medical knowledge, and healthcare experience to promote the health and well-being of patients.

Education
The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL Expected in 05/2025 Master of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff SON Atlanta, GA, Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor of Science in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
University of South Florida Tampa, FL, Expected in 12/2015 Master of Public Health : Public Health - GPA :
University of Lagos Lagos, Nigeria, Expected in 07/2002 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery-MBBS : Medicine & Surgery - GPA :
Skills
  • Case Management
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Understanding of Disease Processes
  • Teaching
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Home and Facility Visits
  • Hospice Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Symptom Management
  • Pain Management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Patient Care Plan Development
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Accurate Documentation in EMR/EHR
Professional Experience
Emory University Hospital Midtown - Registered Nurse Case Manager
, , Peachtree Corners, GA 06/2022 - Current
  • Working as an RN in providing direct patient care to terminally ill patients.
  • Managing patient caseloads of 13 to 14 patients weekly.
  • Conducting initial assessments of patients and families to determine, address and develop plans for individual home and health care needs.
  • Establishing hospice care services for elderly, disabled and terminally ill patients.
  • Effectively communicating with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications, and changes.
  • Assessing and examining patients and documenting history of current and previous conditions, diseases, and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Creating individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Implementing changes to plan of care as needed with interdisciplinary collaboration with support of hospice medical director and/or attending physician.
  • Following all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians.
  • Using Consolo electronic medical record software to maintain database of relevant information for practitioners to access and coordinate patient care.
  • Updating patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Coordinating with facility medical team and administration to ensure that medication orders and plan of care are communicated for effective implementation.
  • Conducting regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans.
  • Taking active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions, and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Supervising care provided by CNAs to ensure plan of care is being followed.
  • Performing evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Recognizing and understanding specific stages of dying process, providing comfort-based care during vulnerable times.
  • Offering listening ears to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Maintaining quality care and comfort for patients with terminal conditions.
  • Educating family members and caregivers on patient care instructions, proper wound management, safe medication use, and symptoms management.
  • Performing frequent checks on life support equipment and making necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
  • Actively engaged in on-call rotations to deliver continuous quality care to patients
  • Administered medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians
  • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required
  • Worked with suppliers and vendors on provision of medical equipment, items and services
  • Attending patient deaths to provide support to patient's family, contacting mortuary/funeral homes, advising on disposal of narcotics, and notifying IDT as well as contracted vendors providing services to patient.
  • Providing bereavement resources to families as appropriate.
  • Managing care from admission to discharge/death.
Gwinnett Technical College - Adjunct Faculty- Life Sciences Division
, , 12/2016 - Current
  • Facilitating lab, classroom and online learning in Anatomy and Physiology I and II.
  • Facilitating Microbiology labs
  • Evaluation of students' progress in attaining goals and objectives
  • Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports including grade and attendance reports.
  • Academic advising
  • Participating in faculty/staff meetings and professional development workshops.
Interactive College Of Technology - Registered Nurse Case Manager, Hospice
, , Lawrenceville, GA 07/2021 - 06/2022
  • Worked as an RN providing direct patient care to terminally ill patients.
  • Managed patient caseloads of 12 to 15 patients weekly.
  • Authored and completed initial assessments of patients and families to determine, address and develop plans for individual home and health care needs.
  • Performed patient evaluation visits, admission visits, patient intakes, and information visits as needed including explanation of hospice benefit/Medicare, completing physical assessment, completion of all pertinent paperwork, and communication of new patient status to the Hospice team.
  • Established hospice care services for elderly, disabled and terminally ill patients.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications, and changes.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documenting history of current and previous conditions, diseases, and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Implemented changes to the plan of care as needed with interdisciplinary collaboration with the support of the hospice medical director and/or the attending physician.
  • Followed all instructions for medication administration and treatment plans as prescribed by physicians.
  • Supervised care provided by CNAs to ensure plan of care was being followed.
  • Used HomeCare HomeBase software to maintain database of relevant information for practitioners to access and coordinate patient care.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Worked with suppliers and vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans.
  • Took an active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions, and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Performed evaluations on a consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Participated in on-call rotations to deliver after-hours care.
  • Recognized and understood specific stages of the dying process, provided comfort-based care during vulnerable times.
  • Offered listening ears to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with terminal conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions, proper wound management, safe medication use, and symptoms management.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Attended patient deaths to provide support to the patient's family, contacting the mortuary/funeral homes, advising on disposal of narcotics, and notifying the IDT as well as contracted vendors providing services to the patient.
  • Provided bereavement resources to families as appropriate.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge/death.
Corinthian Colleges Inc.- Everest Institute - Registered Nurse Resident- Cardiac Stepdown Unit
, , 08/2020 - 08/2021
  • Worked as a registered nurse in a 38-bed cardiology/telemetry/cardiac stepdown unit in providing nursing assessments, monitoring, care and patient education to patients with cardiac conditions such as Heart failure, Chest pain, Coronary Artery Disease, Dysrhythmias, Hypertension; Pre-op and post-op cardiac procedure patients such as Cardiac catheterizations/Angioplasty (Cardiac Cath), Transaortic valve replacement (TAVR), Mitral valve replacement (MVR), Pacemaker/ICD insertion; other co-morbid conditions and Med-Surgical cases.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular and IV medications including vaccines, antibiotics, anticoagulants, cardiac drips, maintenance fluids, pain medications and blood transfusions.
  • Maintained Intravenous (IV), Midline catheter, Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) and urinary catheter lines, sites and dressing according to hospital protocol.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and for lab testing.
  • Provided patient education
  • Advised patients and caregivers on discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Reviewed patient charts and records including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization statuses.
  • Accurately and promptly documented in medical charts using Cerner EHR.
  • Effectively collaborated with interdisciplinary team of medical and healthcare professionals including physicians, patient care technicians, social workers, physical therapists and lab technicians.
Company Name - Adjunct Faculty- Medical- Online Hybrid Learning
, , 08/2016 - 04/2019
  • Instructed in online Medical Terminology, Medical Office Applications and Introduction to Healthcare Insurance classes using Poly Com, Join. Me and Zoom conferencing
  • Kept up with all required documentation and administrative reports including grade reports and attendance reports
  • Aided as a member of the Medical Curriculum Review Subcommittee with the development and implementation of the Medical Administrative curriculum for improved learning and student performance
Company Name - Full Time Faculty- Respiratory Associate Degree
, , 03/2008 - 09/2012
  • Taught general education courses relevant to the Respiratory Care Associate Degree Program: Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Diseases of the Human Body (Pathology), Microbiology, Medical Terminology, General Psychology, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), College Algebra, General Chemistry, Mechanical Physics, and Integrated Sciences.
  • Selected and developed instructional material, lesson plans, and planned instruction to enhance student learning.
  • Engaged students with insightful and compelling classroom discussions of topics relevant to coursework to boost student learning and retention.
  • Evaluated student learning by creating and applying course competencies and accurately evaluating student progress.
  • Maintained regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Managed student attendance reports, grade reports, mid-term reports and student advising forms on a timely basis.
  • Served as a mentor and provided counseling for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with them to reach solutions.
  • Counseled and monitored at-risk students for attendance and academic progress.
  • Took minutes at faculty/departmental meetings.
  • Assisted Director of Clinical Education in the absence of Program Chair.

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School Attended

  • The University of Alabama
  • Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff SON
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Lagos

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Adjunct Faculty- Life Sciences Division
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager, Hospice
  • Registered Nurse Resident- Cardiac Stepdown Unit
  • Adjunct Faculty- Medical- Online Hybrid Learning
  • Full Time Faculty- Respiratory Associate Degree

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery-MBBS

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