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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Critical care Registered Nurse with distinguished understanding of hospital functions. Develop comprehensive post-treatment plans with patients and doctors for quality healthcare. Committed to patient education and advocacy. NV State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 13 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Telemetry, ICU, OR and home health care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toClaire achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Critical care while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Ventilator care
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Tracheostomy care
  • SBAR communication
  • Seizure management
  • Infectious disease control
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Home visits
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Critical care
  • Diabetes management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Nursing Plan Development
Experience
04/2018 to 07/2020 RN Silver Bluff Village | Canton, NC,
  • 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.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Managed patients suffering from chronic and acute asthma/COPD, CHF, DM, post open heart surgery and pneumonia.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Coordinated and evaluated interdisciplinary care for patients.
09/2014 to 04/2018 RN, Critical Care Ascension (System Office) | Fishers, IN,
  • Implemented treatment plans, monitored vitals and administered medications for patients in ICU.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Delegated and supervised work of other nursing team members and support staff.
  • Worked toClaire team goals of medical unit and accounted for department and system-specific metrics.
  • Monitored efficacy of nursing interventions and revised care plans based upon patient response.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Liaised between patients, families and care staff in care delivery.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for emergent bedside procedures.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
07/2008 to 09/2015 RN Staff Nurse Kids Peace Mesabi Academies | Chalfont, PA,
  • Utilized telemetry to monitor patients cardiac status.
  • Handled telemetry monitoring of patients cardiac rhythms.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Administered medications in proper dosages as detailed by physicians on patient charts.
  • Administered medications, monitored edemas and took blood and other body fluid samples for diagnostic purposes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Monitored vital signs for critically ill patients using advanced technologies and equipment.
  • Identified irregular telemetry readings and initiated corrective action plans.
  • Communicated with patients and family members to explain conditions and medications.
  • Calculated and administered IV, oral and subcutaneous medications, monitoring for adverse side effects.
  • Coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Supervised patient blood pressure, heart activity, blood oxygen saturation and breathing activity.
  • Read and interpreted lab test result values to develop, monitor and adjust care.
  • Educated patients and families to manage illness with post-treatment home care needs, nutrition, exercise programs and self-administration of medication.
  • Documented nursing care and patient response to treatment in EHR system.
  • Adjusted specialized equipment to record electronic displays of patients.
  • Assisted physicians during examinations and various procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2008 Associate of Science | Nursing Western Nevada College, Carson City, NV GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Surgical Preparation - Prepared patients for surgery by performing screening tests, evaluating vitals and administering proper medication.
  • Collaboration - Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
  • Patient Care - Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients. Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Teach Unit specific Skills labs
  • taught hospital staff on how to use new equipment
  • Selected for the Norther NV Nurse of Acheivement

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