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Jessica Claire
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Summary

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. Versatile Registered Nurse with over 21 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in various units from Emergency, Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Specialties to Pediatric Home Nursing. I am a leader skillful in uniting and guiding nursing teams, I am successful in providing quick and accurate assessments, working calmly under pressure all while collaborating well with all multidisciplinary healthcare entities. I deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets.

Skills
  • Direct Patient Care for 21 years
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Critical Problem Solver
  • Critical and Independent Thinker
  • Pediatric Care Coordination
  • Emergency Department Charge Nurse
  • Clear Patient and Family Communication
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Anesthetics Administration/Various Routes
  • Patient and Family Advocacy
  • Honest and Dependable
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Emergency Interventions for all age groups
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • IV sedation for Various Surgical Procedures
  • Quick and Critical Problem-Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Hospital and Clinical RN Experience
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Student Precepting
  • Surgical Assistance during IR and ER Procedures
  • Gastrostomy Tube, IV/Central Line/Ports, Tracheostomy, medication administration pumps, drainage and urinary tubes/catheters Care
Experience
06/2001 to 03/2012
RN/BSN Emergency Department Franciscan Skemp/Mayo Health Systems City, STATE,
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Managed complete processing of patients from initial admission to discharge.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients and families by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Followed standard procedures for collecting personal information, contacting relatives and transferring patients better accommodated at outside facilities.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of nursing units and meeting staffing needs.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
07/2012 to 08/2016
RN/BSN Interventional Radiology Gundersen Health System City, STATE,
  • Performed thorough and accurate assessments for every patient and reported issues to appropriate personnel.
  • Wrote detailed notes regarding patient discussions and transferred information into patient charts.
  • 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.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Administered local, inhalation or intravenous anesthetics to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
09/2016 to 05/2017
RN/BSN Pediatric Specialties Gundersen Health System City, STATE,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Attended professional seminars and training sessions to boost skills.
  • Contacted patients with lab results and relayed physician directions or scheduled appointments to resolve.
  • Assisted patients' parents or guardians by answering questions during appointments and by returning phone calls.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Documented health findings and information in patients' charts.
  • Utilized well-honed communication skills to deliver information to pediatric patients and family members regarding treatment, care and medical options.
  • Treated pediatric patients with minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems and growth and development concerns.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
03/2020 to Current
RN/BSN Home Care Pediatrics Aveanna Healthcare City, STATE,
  • Delivered high level of nursing care to ill children in residences.
  • Determined issues that needed to be immediately addressed, contacting the patient's physician for support and care suggestions.
  • Utilized well-honed communication skills to deliver information to pediatric patients and family members regarding treatment, care and medical options.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Viterbo University - La Crosse, WI
GPA:
Expected in 05/1996 to to
High School Diploma:
Solon High School - Solon, Iowa,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Viterbo University
  • Solon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • RN/BSN Emergency Department
  • RN/BSN Interventional Radiology
  • RN/BSN Pediatric Specialties
  • RN/BSN Home Care Pediatrics

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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