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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 16 years of homecare / Hospice experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with acute and chronic medical conditions as well as end of life care. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure in the ever- changing homecare environment. Communicate well with physicians to maintain quality care to patients and families. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner and patient-centric focus. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and providing top-quality care. Strong ability to work independently and efficiently.

I currently reside in Florida, transferring to Gatlinburg, TN as of September 1, 2020.

Skills
  • Electronic charting: Axxess, Kantime, Kinnser, Homecare Homebase, Allscripts
  • Wound care
  • Community advocate
  • Patient discharging
  • Foley Catheter insertion and care
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Triaging / Symptom management
  • Care planning
  • Port a cath access and care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Pleurex catheter drain/maintenance
  • Professional communication with physicians
  • Professional detailed documentation
  • IV medication administration at home
  • Strong clinical judgement
  • Assess and develop appropriate multidisciplinary plan of care based on patient and family needs
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Planning and coordination
Experience
09/2018 to Current RN Samaritan Health Services | Lincoln City, OR,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices and homecare standards of care.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to patients in their homes.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided education.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Cared for patients recovering from multiple types of surgeries and performed procedures post-op including teaching and wound care
  • Assessed conditions through in-depth health screenings and analysis of patient histories.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and nursing workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Oasis proficient ( currently enrolled in Oasis certification class)
10/2018 to 07/2020 RN Samaritan Health Services | Newport, OR,
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices and standards of care.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
07/2004 to 08/2018 RN Case Manager Hospice Promedica Senior Care | North Versailles, PA,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices , Hospice Philosophy and standards of care.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient end of life goals.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while
  • Overseeing pain management plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs and medication side effects.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians to relay patient needs.
  • Educated patient and families on Hospice philosophy and services
  • Assess and implement care based on all physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients at end of life
  • Work in collaboration with interdisciplinary team to ensure that all patient and family needs are met
  • Provide on call coverage to triage calls including symptom management and support for end of life care
09/2004 to 07/2006 RN Samaritan Health Services | Corvallis, OR,
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2018 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH GPA:
Expected in 05/2004 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS certification
  • Connecticut and South Carolina (compact license)

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School Attended

  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN
  • RN Case Manager Hospice
  • RN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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