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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with 10+ years of experience in providing individualized patient care. Committed to delivering best-in-class patient care through effective education and counseling. Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Nursing experience with 6+ years of experience in various types of long-term and home health care settings, and 5+years in progressive or step down care.

Skills
  • Precepting
  • Staff Supervision
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Triaging
  • CPR/First Aide
  • Charting
  • Patient Care
  • POC testing
  • Medication Administration
Work History
10/2016 to Current
RN St Joseph School Of Nursing Providence, RI,
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Led successful 9-12 -person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in Epic.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Prepared patients for surgery/started IVs
  • Recovered patients post anesthesia care
02/2015 to 10/2016
RN St Joseph School Of Nursing North Providence, RI,
  • Consulted with clinicians to devise and manage effective ongoing care plans for at-risk patients.
  • Educated and supported home healthcare providers with training, guidance, mentoring and resources required to achieve objectives."
  • Coordinated rehabilitative and preventive nursing processes and procedures.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates for review by primary physician.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
  • Examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, illnesses, injuries and current medications.
  • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Responded promptly and professionally to patient questions and concerns.
  • Educated patients and loved ones about different treatment options and outside care approaches, reducing burden on hospital resources.
  • Participated in on-call rotations to deliver after-hours care.
  • Took active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
06/2010 to 02/2015
RN St Joseph School Of Nursing Johnston, RI,
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Managed a 4-6 patient assignment on a step down unit
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.

  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
06/2004 to 06/2010
Assistant Director/Care giver Martins Care Home Ince City, STATE,
  • Trained and mentored new employees on industry practices and business operations.
  • Partnered with educators to instruct and mentor students with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Worked closely with manager to provide effective assistance for specific aspects of business operation.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to Manager.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency
  • Delivered compassionate care and clear communication in handling issues of death and dying.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
Education
Expected in 06/2021 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Capella University - ,
GPA:

Maintained a 4.0 throughout schooling thus far

Expected in 05/2010 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Allegany College of Maryland - Cumberland, MD
GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude
Certifications
  • PALS
  • ACLS
  • BLS

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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • Allegany College of Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN
  • RN
  • Assistant Director/Care giver

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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