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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Responsible RN with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 17 years of experience in healthcare.
Skills
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Venipuncture/blood draw expert
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Safe NG tube insertion and removal
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Breastfeeding educator
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient/family focused.
  • IV insertion and therapy 
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy



  • Successfully directs staff meetings
  • Preceptor
  • Disease prevention and intervention specialist
Work History
06/1999 to 05/2001
RN Charge Nurse Nursery Department Of Veterans Affairs Los Angeles, CA,
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Charge nurse on neonatal and pediatric floor. Oversaw average of 8 patients per shift.
  • Oversaw and managed 3 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
1999 to 06/1999
Staff RN Baptist Health Care Baker, FL,
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
06/1998 to 1999
RN Charge Nurse Postpartum Unit Lincoln Residential Center Brookhaven, MS,
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Oversaw and managed 5 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
02/1997 to 06/1998
Charge Nurse Ahmc Healthcare Inc. , CA,
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 8 patients per shift.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
07/2011 to Current
DON Nuvance Health Sharon, CT,
  • Oversaw and managed 183 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Provided DHS (Department of Health Services) with corrective action plans.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA’s) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
04/2007 to 06/2011
House Supervisor ODVA City, STATE,
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Provided DHS (Department of Health Services) with corrective action plans.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Completed schedule for 45 day shift employees. 
  • Interviewed all potential nursing new hires.
  • Completed yearly evaluations.
  • Progressive discipline when needed.
06/2004 to 04/2007
Unit Manager ODVA City, STATE,
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Oversaw and managed 25 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
Education
Expected in 1983 to to
High School Diploma:
Grandfield High School - Grandfield, OK
GPA:
  • Student government representative
  • Top 10% in class 
Expected in 1989 to to
Bachelor of Science: Sociology
Cameron University - Lawton, OK
GPA:

Expected in 1996 to to
Licensed Vocational Nurse: Nursing
Vernon College - Vernon, TX
GPA:
Expected in 1998 to to
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse
Vernon College - Vernon, TX
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grandfield High School
  • Cameron University
  • Vernon College
  • Vernon College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Charge Nurse Nursery
  • Staff RN
  • RN Charge Nurse Postpartum Unit
  • Charge Nurse
  • DON
  • House Supervisor
  • Unit Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Associate of Science

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