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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse with success 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. Well-qualified nurse with full Arkansas credentials and extensive experience in ICU, Telemetry, and Psychiatry settings. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs.

Skills
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Monitoring Vital Signs along with hemodynamics and lab values.
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Details
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Medication Administration
Work History
RN- ICU and ICU Stepdown, 04/2022 to 05/2022
Allina Health SystemsOwatonna, MN,
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families' cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Monitor vital sign and give appropriate care as needed. Inititate and titrated cardiac drips to optimize cardiac function and perfusion.
RN-ICU, 09/21 to 12/2021
Avera HealthGettysburg, SD,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
COVID-19 ICU RN, 12/2020 to 03/2021
Avera HealthTyler, MN,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
PRN Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 09/2018 to 05/2021
Company NameCity, State,
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications and altering treatment plans.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety.
  • Provided direct quality care to patients by monitoring, recording and evaluating psychiatric conditions.
  • Oversaw care of suicidal patients and acted swiftly to reduce risk of harm to themselves or others.
  • Monitored primary care needs for patients to coordinate access to appropriate providers.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Administered medications to 25 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
RN-ICU/Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 07/2017 to 02/2020
Company NameCity, State,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • 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.
  • Administered medication and treatments to patients to observe and record responses.
  • Explained useful coping methods to relieve depression and anxiety.
  • Performed patient assessments to monitor expected response to medications and altering treatment plans.
  • Monitored primary care needs for patients to coordinate access to appropriate providers.
  • Monitored vital signs, nutritional intake and signs and symptoms of complications to report deviations to supervisor.
  • Provided direct quality care to patients by monitoring, recording and evaluating psychiatric conditions.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situations and violent outbreaks to restore safety and security of patients and staff.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
COVID-19 Unit RN, 04/2020 to 05/2020
Company NameCity, State,
  • Complied with infectious disease measures to reduce spread of COVID-19 between patients, families, and medical personnel.
  • Administered medications, assessed changes, and reported results to doctors.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs of patients and reported changes in patients' behavior or conditions.
  • Responded to and documented sudden condition changes in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Mitigated hazard potential from patients with communicable diseases.
  • Educated patients and families about COVID-19 related illnesses, recommended protective measures, and treatments.
  • Maintained confidentiality regarding test results and other protected patient information.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
RN, 09/2018 to 04/2019
Company NameCity, State,
  • Documented concerns for physicians to review in advance.
  • Monitored and administered patient medications, tracking responses to note changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle management.
  • Collected blood, and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Accurately documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charts.
  • Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Completed assessment to monitor for side-effects of current medications that clients are taking; information to facilitate care planning, implementation and management.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary care teams to develop, initiate and manage patient needs dn POC.
  • Detected patient reactions, deteriorations and improvements and accurately reported results in patient records
  • Provided quality direct patient care and education to advance patient care initiatives and treat chronic conditions.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Managed the quality and delivery of care.
Registered Nurse, LTAC, 05/2015 to 10/2019
Company NameCity, State,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
RN, 02/2017 to 02/2020
Company NameCity, State,
  • Provided comprehensive care to patients with inputting data-wide range of standards, including head traumas, intracranial hematomas, strokes, cardiac issues, addiction and multiple chronic diagnoses like COPD and asthma.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and compliance to best practices.
  • Acted efficiently in patient emergencies such as blue codes and rapid response situations.
  • Administered prescribed medications and monitored and documented patient responses.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined the next course of action.
  • Completed head-to -toe physical assessments and interpreted diagnostic tests, leveraging information to facilitate care planning, implementation and management.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, wound care, ostomy care, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Updated patient computer charts including adding new and existing medications, to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Collaborated across disciplines to give every patient optimal care and support.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Worked with patients, family, caregivers and primary care physicians to create individualized plans of care and coordinate care.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Delivered outstanding care as directed in care plans and conducted routine head-to-toe evaluations.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Managed detailed patient records, including patient histories, vitals and assessments.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Delivered patient care, education and telemetry monitoring and interpretation.
  • Developed and implemented best practices in electronic charting, barcode scanning and medication administration.
  • Managed the quality and delivery of care.
  • Informed patients and answered questions about health condition management and general health information.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Accurately documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charts.
  • Detected patient reactions, deteriorations and improvements and accurately reported results in patient records.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Partnered with attending physicians, nurses, techs and nursing assistants to create and coordinate plans of care, including imaging, labs, surgery, intensive care and medications.
  • Kept ventilator operating at prescribed levels.
  • Provided quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Coordinated with patients to understand needs and plan treatment according to personal beliefs.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
RN, ICU, 05/2015 to 07/2015
Company NameCity, State,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
RN-ICU/TELE, 05/2014 to 02/2015
Company NameCity, State,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1997
University Of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
GPA:

President and Dean's List.

Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1988
Garland County Community College - Hot Springs National Park, AR
GPA:

President and Dean's List.

VP-Nursing Class.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 1983
Carlisle High School - Carlisle,AR,
GPA:

General Studies.

Certifications



  • NIH Stroke Scale-04/2022
  • CCRN(Adult)-1991-2003

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School Attended

  • University Of South Alabama
  • Garland County Community College
  • Carlisle High School

Job Titles Held:

  • RN- ICU and ICU Stepdown
  • RN-ICU
  • COVID-19 ICU RN
  • PRN Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • RN-ICU/Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • COVID-19 Unit RN
  • RN
  • Registered Nurse, LTAC
  • RN
  • RN, ICU
  • RN-ICU/TELE

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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