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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Epic Systems
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
Work History
04/1994 to Current
RN Thomas Health South Charleston, WV,
  • 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.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
08/1985 to 04/1994
RN Case Manager Rochester General Health System Macedon, NY,
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs. ·
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary professionals to develop plans of care, administer tests and monitor patient status.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance and changes.
  • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Authored clinical notes and updates to be reviewed by patient's primary physician.
  • Verified legibility of patient clinical notes and updates prior to review by primary physicians.
12/1978 to 08/1995
LPN Kindred Healthcare Stoughton, MA,
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
Education
Expected in 08/1985 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga - Chattanooga, TN
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School Attended

  • The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN Case Manager
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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