Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Utah State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 13 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in adult and pediatric care populations. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in nursing while driving innovation.

  • Medication and IV administration
  • Family and patient support
  • Medical assessment
  • Documenting vitals
  • Patient Care
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Committed to pediatric nursing
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Patient relations
05/2014 to Current
Registered Nurse/Shared Leader, Pediatrics Connecticut Children's Medical Center East Hartford, CT,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Trained and floated/worked as needed on the mother/baby unit and the neonatal intensive care unit.
05/2012 to 01/2015
Registered Nurse, Float Pool Amita Health Signal Mountain, TN,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on the medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Cared for patients on the following units: Intermediate Care, Cardiovascular, Orthopedics, surgical, surgical intermediate care, rehab, mother/baby, pediatrics, and same day surgery.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
06/2010 to 05/2012
Licensed Practical Nurse-Float Pool Monarch Healthcare Management Foley, MN,
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
08/2007 to 06/2010
Float Pool Certified Nursing Assistant McKay Dee Hospital City, STATE,
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Used mobility devices and lift equipment to transport patients.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Worked on the following units: Intensive Care Unit, Intermediate Care, Surgical, Medical, Rehab, orthopedics, mother/baby, and same day surgery.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2016
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Expected in 04/2012
Associate of Science: Nursing
Weber State University - Ogden, UT

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