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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. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse with exceptional background of performance. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures and manage complex mental disorders. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Preventative Health
  • Staff Supervision
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Personal Care Needs
Work History
RN, 04/2014 to Current
Banka General StaffingGarnet Valley, PA,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
  • Performed arterial cut-downs, inserted central lines and inserted endotracheal tubes as part of trauma team.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Teamed on trauma and emergency interventions involving serious head injuries, gunshot wounds and thoracic trauma.
RN, Critical Care, 04/2007 to Current
Cleveland ClinicLyndhurst, OH,
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Completed diagnostic tests and patient assessments to evaluate treatment progress.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Counseled patients and families on treatments and care options, including discharge and home care instructions.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Delivered top-notch care exceeding department, hospital and Joint Commission standards.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
RN, Critical Care, 03/2013 to 04/2014
Cleveland ClinicBeachwood, OH,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
RN Staff Nurse, 04/2004 to 02/2007
Southcoast Health SystemFall River, MA,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • 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.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care in high-volume trauma center setting.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Education, Expected in 04/1994
SAN PEDRO COLLEGE - DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES,
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