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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Organized and knowledgeable Registered Nurse experienced in treating and caring for patients. Successful in providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Recognized for collaborating well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Medical Screening
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Care Coordination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Creative Problem Solving
Experience
RN, 03/2011 to Current
AltamedEl Monte, CA,
  • Answered incoming patient calls, gathering history and symptoms to determine scope of medical complaints.
  • Rendered telephone advice according to established guidelines and protocols.
  • Collected data to represent symptom onset, presenting problem and medical diagnoses.
  • Maintained confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Reviewed medical chart and requested appointments, prescriptions and consultations for urgent needs.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Attended educational workshops to maintain current competency and licensure in nursing specialty.
RN, 03/2010 to 03/2011
AltamedHuntington Park, CA,
  • Prepared operating rooms by setting out and verifying equipment and assessing for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Observed body language, movement and demeanor to anticipate surgeon's needs and maintain procedure sterility during operation.
  • Handled laboratory specimens and inspected containers for correct packaging and labeling.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Consulted medical sources to gain knowledge of emerging and updated procedures and select equipment for procedures or treatments.
RN, 12/1997 to 03/2010
American Red CrossLake Charles, LA,
  • Administered prescribed medication and chemotherapy treatments in alignment with nursing standards.
  • Monitored patients' reactions to chemotherapy and recommended methods for treating side effects.
  • Accessed patient ports and PICC lines to start infusions and check for cleanliness.
  • Updated patient charts using confidential electronic medical records.
  • Oversaw infusion room cleaning and restocking treatment areas.
  • Emotionally supported patients during treatments and gave information on support groups and therapy services.
  • Spoke with patients to better understand experienced side effects, noting details in charts for physician follow-up.
  • Mixed medications for chemotherapy and iron infusions, carefully following physician specifications.
  • Discussed importance of good nutrition during chemotherapy treatments and explained what side effects to expect.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
RN, 06/1994 to 12/1997
American Red CrossLancaster, PA,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Managed day-to-day routines for newborn babies by administering medication and fluids and checking vital signs regularly.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1995 to Hawkeye Community College - Waterloo, IA
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School Attended

  • Hawkeye Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN
  • RN
  • RN
  • RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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