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

Efficient [Type] Registered Nurse with [Number] years of experience. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Collaborate well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Direct Patient Care
05/2013 to Current
Registered Nurse,vc Griswold Home Care Houston, TX,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
02/2006 to 04/2013
Director of Nursing Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Bernice, LA,
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Oversaw new nursing employee orientation process, including explanation of personnel policies and individual duties.
  • 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 incident reports daily for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of dispensing of controlled substances, immediately noting any discrepancies from shift to shift.
  • Budgeted, managed and scheduled staff of 150 nurses, fostering environment supportive of both skilled and long term patients.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Participated in daily meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than 100 individuals.
  • Oversaw clinic administration, including financial management, recruitment and human resources.
06/1991 to 07/2005
MDS Coordinator Medstar Health Laurel, MD,
  • Coordinated completion of resident assessments in accordance with current federal and state regulations.
  • Managed comprehensive, interdisciplinary assessments for patient admissions and annual reviews.
  • Helped develop comprehensive resident assessment and care plans for 160-bed facility.
  • Verified quality of assessments in accurately reflecting physical, mental and psychosocial status of each resident.
  • Reviewed and validated care plan reports and monitored follow-up actions to identify systemic deficiencies.
  • Trained and supervised health care workers conducting resident assessments.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
03/1985 to 02/1988
Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse Gainesville VA Hospital City, STATE,
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plans to meet each patients' unique needs.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Documented nursing intervention and patient and family responses accurately and in compliance with hospital policies.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/1989
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Santa Fe College - Gainesville, FL

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