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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 15 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to patient populations.

Skills
  • Medical Screening
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Unit Administration
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
Experience
RN, 01/2010 to 01/2013
Evangelical Community HospitalLewisburg, PA,
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Administered local, inhalation or intravenous anesthetics to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Deployed therapeutic communication and active listening and teaching to establish relationships with patients, families and health care team for optimum patient care.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
RN, Emergency Department, 01/1995 to 01/2006
Intermountain HealthcareMount Pleasant, UT,
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
RN, 01/1994 to 01/1996
Evangelical Community HospitalLewisburg, PA,
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1991 to Valencia College - Orlando, FL
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Valencia College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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