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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Professional Background
To gain employment as a registered nurse
Skill Highlights
  • CPR/BLS certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
  • Associate of Science, (General Studies)
  • Current RN-BSN GMU Student
  • Certified Phlebotomist
  • HIM-Implementation Support Specialist Training
  • Functional Independence Measure Training
  • Citrix Charting System Trained
  • Point Click Care Charting System Trained
Accomplishments

Patient Care

  • Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements and received patient compliments which were reported to management
  • Successfully provided quality care to 10-12 patients during my shift at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • Trained student nurses whom needed to gain clinical skills, while I was carrying a full patient load
Professional Experience
Rehabilitation RN, 06/2015 to Current
Cleveland ClinicMiddlebranch, OH,
  • Managed patient care in the inpatient rehabilitation setting
  • Communicated with healthcare team and improved patients condition
  • Planned, measured, and assessed patient care quality
  • Monitored patients' neurologic status and therapies
  • Helped patients achieve and maintain maximum function
  • Assisted patients in adapting lifestyle changes through counseling
  • Assisted patient in exercising and improving muscles and bones strength
  • Taught patients on managing daily living activities independently
  • Appropriately delegated patient care to technicians, physical therapist, occupational therapist and nursing students.
  • Provided care to patients admitted with fractures (ORIF, Pelvic, humerus bone, femur fractures, tibia fractures, etc.), hypoxic episodes, cellulites, peg tubes, Foleys, wound vacuums', PICC lines, Midlines, peripheral IV's, Dialysis Ports, Pacemakers, chest defibrillators, critical illness myopathy, Myocardial infarctions, COPD exacerbation, spinal cord injuries, bacterial sepsis, bowel perforation, laminectomies, Parkinson's disease, dementia, UTI's, CABG, patients using sternal precautions, diabetes, patients using blood thinners,(Elliquis, Lovenox, Herparin)
  • Provided care to continent and incontinent patients
  • Performed wound care and staged ulcers
  • Took out staples, and applied steri-strips
  • Understands and able to asses what a flaccid and weak limb is
  • Provided and assessed care to patients with hard and soft cast
  • Administers all IV antibiotics and oral medications in a timely manner
  • Provided care to patients using prosthesis
  • Performed PVR's on patients that have urinary retention
  • Provided care to patients with various drains including supra-pubic catheters
  • Performed care to patients on feeding tubes, and provided bolus feeds
  • Answered all STAT orders efficiently and timely
  • Performed constant supervision and hourly rounds on patients
  • Able to accurately assess patient labs to determine if a patient needs or doesn't need their medication and communicates this information the doctor


Rehabilitation RN, 2014 to 06/2014
Cleveland ClinicRittman, OH,
  • I effectively provide rehabilitation health services to residents.
  • I participate in care-plan meetings, consisting of newly admitted residents, residents who have experienced a change in status that places them at risk for injury and/or change, resident’s whose established plan of care may need modification to assist the resident in more effectively meeting their goals and/or those residents who are identified by staff to be at higher risk for decline in condition.
  • I am knowledgeable and competent in how to handle accidents and incidents, admissions and discharge processes.
  • I perform assessments on dialysis access sites, fistula/shunt and/or central venous access sites.
  • Competent in the procedure’s and processes of DNR residents.
  • Able to perform fall prevention, nuero-checks, fluid restriction, inhaler administration, and feeding/NG tube administration effectively.
  • I am able to perform medication administration on 20-30 residents during my shift, safe and effectively.
  • I am able to follow control drug practices and accountability efficiently. Works effectively with staff and notifies the medical doctor of pertinent information in a timely manner.
  • Uses standard precautions at all times and follows the CDC on other isolation precautions when necessary.
  • Uses an online point click care medical record and resident charts to provide safe patient care.
  • I use an SBAR tool as a communication method for healthcare staff.
  • I supervise CNA’s and delegate assignment duties in an appropriate manner.
  • Provides care to patients that have wounds, colostomy bags, are on antibiotics, have decubitus ulcers, fractured hips and have a history of strokes.          
Immunization RN PRN, 07/2013 to 07/2016
Children's Mercy HospitalJunction City, KS,
  • Provides preventative health services, including administration of influenza vaccinations, and  tuberculosis screenings to public and private groups within the community.
  • Professionally represents the immunization program at public and private immunization clinics within the community.
  • Performs necessary administrative functions in accordance with immunization program policies.
Psychiatric RN, 09/2012 to 01/2013
Marquis CompaniesRedding, CA,
  • Gives professional nursing care to patients in a community mental health center; conducts  preliminary evaluations of emotionally disturbed patients
  • Formulates and carries out nursing treatment plans
  • Observes patients and reports and records their condition and behavior
  • Provides and administers all types of oral, intramuscular and other types of medications and treatments
  •  Explains and participates in treatment procedures
  • May provide individual, family, or group psychotherapy
  •  Participates in crisis intervention activities; works in conjunction with other members of the treatment team
  • Directs or oversees the performance of other workers
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment by observing and removing physical hazards, drugs, or medications
  • Conducts quality assurance review of patient records
  • Knowledge of modern methods, techniques and procedures used in general and psychiatric professional nursing
  •  Understands medical and psychiatric terminology, hospital routines, procedures, equipment and facilities; the uses and effects of medicines and narcotics
  • Understands and applies principles and techniques of psychotherapy and a variety of treatment modalities
  • Ability to apply psychiatric nursing care to assist mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients
  • Observes and records psychiatric and physical behavior
  • Follows oral and written directions of a technical and professional nature
  •  Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with patients, staff and the public
  • Maintains and interprets charts, records, and reports
PCA/Secretary, 08/2006 to 03/2009
Virginia Hospital CenterCity, STATE,
  • Performs any combination of following duties under direction of nursing and medical staff: Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Bathes, dresses, and undresses patients.
  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.
  • Transports patients, using wheelchair or wheeled cart, or assists patients to walk.
  • Drapes patients for examinations and treatments, and remains with patients, performing such duties as holding instruments and adjusting lights.
  • Turns and repositions bedfast patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
  • Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone.
  • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Cleans, sterilizes, stores, prepares, and issues dressing packs, treatment trays, and other supplies.
  • Dusts and cleans patients' rooms.
  • Assigned to specific areas of hospital when floated to other units.
  • Performs blood sugar checks on patients.
  • Assist nursing staff in care of geriatric patients.
  • Provides baths for new babies.
  • Assisted with the circumcisions of babies.
  • Performs hearing screens.
  • Performs clerical duties.
  • Answers phones, faxes, copies and puts together new patient baby charts.
  • Updates patient charts.
  • Contacted doctors to report births of babies.
CNA, 04/2006 to 08/2006
Annaburg ManorCity, STATE,
  • Performs any combination of following duties under direction of nursing and medical staff
  • Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine patients' needs
  • Bathes, dresses, and undresses patients
  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help
  • Transports patients, using wheelchair or wheeled cart, or assists patients to walk
  • Drapes patients for examinations and treatments, and remains with patients, performing such duties as holding instruments and adjusting lights
  • Turns and repositions bedfast patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores
  • Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone
  • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed
  • Cleans, sterilizes, stores, prepares, and issues dressing packs, treatment trays, and other supplies
  • Dusts and cleans patients' rooms
  • Assigned to specific areas of hospital but I have floated to other units
  • Performs blood sugar checks on patients
  • Assist nursing staff in care of geriatric patients
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing RN-BSN, Expected in 2017
George Mason University School of Nursing - Fairfax, VA
GPA:
  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program prepares students to deliver superior nursing care and provide leadership in the increasingly complex and challenging field of modern health care
  • The program emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, capitalizing on early detection of potential health problems, health maintenance in ambulatory and acute-care agencies, and preparation for managerial responsibilities
  • Accredited by the Virginia Board of Nursing (VBN) and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Health Information Management/Implementation Support Specialist Certificate Program: HIM, Expected in 2012
NVCC - Springfield, VA
GPA:
  • Able to execute implementation project plans, by installing hardware (as needed) and configuring software to meet practice needs
  • Incorporate usability principles into software configuration and implementation
  • Test the software against performance specifications
  • Proactively identify software or hardware incompatibilities
  • Assist the practice in identifying a data back-up and recovery solution, and ensure the solution is effective
  • Ensure that the mechanism for hardware/software recovery (e.g., data backup or redundant systems) and related capabilities are appropriately implemented to minimize systems downtime
  • Ensure that privacy and security functions are appropriately configured and activated in hardware and software
  • Document IT problems and evaluate the effectiveness of problem resolution
  • Assist end users with the execution of audits  
Associate of Science: Nursing RN, Expected in 2011
NVCC - Springfield, VA
GPA:
  • Demonstrated quantitative reasoning in the practice of nursing 
  • Demonstrated achievement of learning objectives using community-based nursing in the promotion of health, in providing for a safe and effective environment, and promoting/maintaining physiological and psychological integrity
  • Utilized the nursing process, critical thinking strategies, and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to provide nursing care along the health/illness continuum throughout the life cycle
  • Provided culturally competent therapeutic nursing care to clients with common, well-defined health needs in community-based setting
  • Demonstrated professional development by participating in community and professional activities.  
  • Communicated effectively in diverse settings
  • Utilized the teaching/learning process in providing nursing care
  • Demonstrated proficiency and progression in the expected competencies of the Associate Degree graduate
  • Demonstrated the application of legal and ethical values and principles as a member of the profession of nursing
  • Demonstrated the ability to manage client care
  • Demonstrated the use of critical thinking throughout the nursing process in the provision of client care    


Skills

Performs nursing administrative functions, changes bed linens, performs blood pressure checks, delegates to cna's and techs, and able to use electronic computer charts. Able to handle crisis interventions, participates in codes, uses critical thinking, provides care to dialysis patients, and provides promotion of health and wellness. Provides immunizations,maintains infection control, accurately performs medication administration, participates barriers to discharge meetings, experience in mental health.Assist patients with adl's, constant observation of patients and hourly rounding. I have had phlebotomy training and certification, trained on hospital policies. Promotes problem resolutions with patients. performs vitals signs, daily blood glucose checks, collects urine specimens, and blood samples.Trained in oxygen therapy. Able to care for patients whom have a trach's. Understands and implements standard precautions, droplet precautions and contact precautions. Uses IV machines to administer medications and blood.PiXIS competency. Heme testing stools competency. Able to administer tube feedings. Able to use an EKG machine. Able to remove staples from patients skin. Provides various types of wound care. Uses a bladder scanner machine to detect urinary retention, and depending on how much urine is retained, I know how to insert a straight catheter. Knows how to insert a foley catheter. Able to perform patient admission's and discharges. Able to us a AED. Have participated in several codes in the hospital. Knows how to accurately perform CPR.

Certifications

AHA Health-care Provider CPR Certification

RN License (VA & DC Jurisdiction)

Affiliations

Member of Rehab Organization. com

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School Attended

  • George Mason University School of Nursing
  • NVCC
  • NVCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Rehabilitation RN
  • Rehabilitation RN
  • Immunization RN PRN
  • Psychiatric RN
  • PCA/Secretary
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Health Information Management/Implementation Support Specialist Certificate Program
  • Associate of Science

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