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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Motivated Registered Nurse with over 35 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Proven leader skills with 15 years of Nursing Management and 5 years of Regulatory surveyor experience. Skilled in running Risk Management and infection control programs. Skilled in facilities MDS regulations, establishing care plans and educating patients and families. A leader in uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals and improving satisfaction. Focused on continuously driving innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Regulatory Process Implementation
  • Practice Standards Evaluations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Practice Standards Implementation
Experience
Registered Nurse Specialist, 01/2017 to 01/2022
Palmetto HealthDuncan, SC,
  • Evaluation of health care facility for state licensure and federal certification requirements for participation under Medicare/Medicaid.
  • Produce finding and complete written reports of survey findings.
  • Performed surveys as individual, team member and often team leader.
  • Trained newly hired employees by explaining company procedures, job duties and performance expectations.
  • Documented nonconformities and recommended techniques for prompt resolution.
  • Analyzed issues and recommended corrective actions to improve final results.
  • Monitored and upheld safe operating procedures and infection control mandates to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Participated in technical trainings and workshops to improve skills set and boost overall knowledge.
  • Performed quality control inspections at health care facilities to determine alignment with safety regulations.
  • Conducted inspections utilizing an established survey process.
Assistant Director of Nursing, 06/2007 to 07/2016
Douglasville Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcDouglasville, GA,
  • Drove process, efficiency and quality improvements.
  • Formulated and implemented testing and interpretation practices and procedures to maintain standards of care and quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Oversaw and conducted facility wide infection control program and developed and initiated policies and procedures to standardize delivery of care.
  • Headed risk management program, and developed and initiated policies and procedures for program.
  • Reviewed incident reports for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Optimized case and clinical management and recommended plans to improve safety and health programs.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive Staffing changes.
  • Headed clinical oversight to devise and establish policies, procedures and best practices in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Oversaw explanation of personnel policies and job descriptions as part of nursing employee orientation process.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Restructured patient satisfaction surveys to cover every step of patient journey to understand what matters most to every patient.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Led and motivated employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
Assistant Director of Nursing, 06/2002 to 11/2008
Douglasville Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcDouglasville, GA,
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Oversaw explanation of personnel policies and job descriptions as part of nursing employee orientation process.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Conducted Risk management program for facility & reviewed incident reports for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Conducted facility wide infection control program, produced reports and conducted teaching of staff.
  • MDS coordinator in facially.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Participated in meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
Registered Nurse, 11/2005 to 06/2007
Coastal Pediatric AssociatesMount Pleasant, SC,
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses in compliance with hospital policies.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies, Expected in 05/2004 to Edison College - Fort Myers, FL,
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Associate of Applied Science: Legal Nurse Consultant, Expected in 02/2004 to Medical-Legal Consulting Institute - Chicago, IL,
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Associate of Arts: Business Mid-Management And Marketing, Expected in 05/1995 to Nicolet College - Rhinelander, WI,
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1987 to Northcentral Technical College - Wausau, WI
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Edison College
  • Medical-Legal Consulting Institute
  • Nicolet College
  • Northcentral Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Specialist
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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