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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • IV Administration
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention
  • EMR Systems
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Admission
  • Medical Records and Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • HIPAA Guidelines
  • Discharge Recommendations
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Rehabilitation Assistance
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Needs Assessment
Work History
07/2021 to Current
RN, Medical-Surgical Chi Memorial Livingston, TX,
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Facilitated conflict resolution between staff members, settling disputes and reaching mutual agreements.
02/2018 to 07/2021
Public Health Registered Nurse Kaiser Permanente North Hollywood, CA,
  • Reduced unwanted pregnancies with annual exams, birth control administration, and safe sex education
  • Promoted public health and increased herd immunity by immunizing individuals against communicable diseases such as influenza, pneumonia and COVID19
  • Administered medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects to quickly intervene in serious issues
  • Diagnosed potential STD infections performing as a clinical diagnostician and treated patients per standing orders based on visual and clinical findings
  • Serviced underserved and at-risk individuals with critical services such as STD and TB testing and family planning
  • Strengthened early childhood care by educating parents about safety measures, as well as age-appropriate care of babies and toddlers.
12/2016 to 02/2018
Registered Nurse County Of El Paso Tx El Paso, TX,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
Education
Expected in 12/2016
Associate Degree: Nursing
McNeese State University - Lake Charles, LA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • McNeese State University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Medical-Surgical
  • Public Health Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree

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