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Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate board certified pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

Skills
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Patient and family education
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Patient safety
  • Teamwork and dependability
Work History
RN, 09/2013 to Current
Good Shepherd HospicePlainview, NY,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Conducted rounds with medical staff to promote improved understanding between patients, nursing staff and medical staff to support continued quality of communication and care.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel to deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Assessed, evaluated, and cared for patients in the Pediatric Emergency Department, NICU, PICU, PCICU, Pre Op, PACU, Med-Surg, and Hematology/Oncology units.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education.
RN, 04/2013 to 09/2013
Good Shepherd HospiceSaint Joseph, MO,
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care before, during and after operations to promote positive outcomes.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Performed preoperative assessments on patients and evaluated overall health.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain sterile fields and actively monitored situations to prevent breaches in aseptic techniques.
  • Coordinated and consulted with healthcare teams to plan, implement, assess and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Recorded observations, patient assessments and progress and physician's orders, using Meditech.
RN, 06/2003 to 04/2013
Good Shepherd HospiceShirley, NY,
  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Performed additional clinic and non-triage nurse duties such as instructing patients in general and specific medical care and health issues and administering or dispensing medication and injections.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider as needed.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Coordinated day-to-day clinic activities, including assignment of duties to experienced staff and orientation and training of less experienced clinic staff in specific clinic operations and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate records on in-progress and completed referrals, ensuring full data integrity throughout process.
  • Called insurance companies to get precertification and other benefits information on behalf of patients.
  • Reinforced health education, counseling and advice to patients and families and assessed patient educational needs, prioritized patient learning needs, identified barriers to learning and used educational tools to encourage non-adherent patients.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1999
Daytona State College - Daytona Beach, FL
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Western Governors University
  • Daytona State College
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  • Associate of Science

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