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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse with over 10 years of clinical experience in offering comprehensive patient care in many environments. I have one year as RN and over nine years as an LPN. I work well with diverse patient population and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings.

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability 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
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Triaging
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Well Visit Procedures
  • Preventative Health
  • Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Shared Governance
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Setting Up Referrals
Education
Vance Granville Community College Henderson, NC, Expected in 05/2019 Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Vance-Granville Community College Henderson, NC Expected in 05/2010 LPN : - GPA :
Certifications
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Work History
Blue Ridge Healthcare System, Inc.. - RN
Rutherford College, NC, 05/2019 - Current
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Updated patient charts using Paragon with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Provided exceptional care to 8 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
Nexion Health - RN Weekend Supervisor
Hamshire, TX, 02/2017 - 12/2019
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 32-bed long term care unit, providing direct care to up to 8 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Updated patient charts using Allscripts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Supervised and managed functions for 32-bed Long term care unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Led successful 12-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
Cleveland Clinic - LPN
Ohio, IL, 09/2015 - 02/2017
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including RN's, LPN's and Social Workers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.

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School Attended

  • Vance Granville Community College
  • Vance-Granville Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN Weekend Supervisor
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • LPN

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