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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.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Wound Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Seizure management
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Diabetes management
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Patient Management
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Telemetry and Advanced Cardiac Care
  • Patient Care
  • Procedure development
  • Patient record auditing
  • Care plan management
  • Patient assessments
  • Staff training
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Patient care management
  • Duty delegation
  • Resource assignment
  • Performance management
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities
  • Student evaluation abilities
  • Operating simulation equipment
  • Performing physical assessments
  • Clinical supervision
  • Decision-making
  • Planning & organizing
  • Conflict resolution
  • PPE use
  • Microsoft Office
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Multitasking
  • Relationship building
  • Training & development
  • Team management
  • Critical thinking
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
RN Clinical Instructor, 10/2021 - Current
Texas Health & Human Services Commission Orange, TX,
  • Provided students with hands-on demonstrations and managed clinical logs, medication administration, dressing changes and meal preparation.
  • Assessed students' knowledge and skills through assignments and exams.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
  • Frequently provided educational lectures to students.
  • Taught students how to intervene in medical emergencies and how to perform head to toe assessments.
  • Delegated patient assignments to students based on individual learning needs and patient assessments.
  • Held clinical simulation projects and provided each student with individual feedback.
  • Upheld patient safety standards by supervising students during medication administration.
  • Initiated new learning methods to ensure total student comprehension while maximizing learning time.
  • Relayed feedback on clinical settings' effectiveness in enabling students reach course and program goals.
  • Educated and mentored students to help individuals surmount academic obstacles and personal difficulties.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques, hands-on activities and laboratory curriculum.
  • Evaluated and monitored progress of 20 students to promote positive outcomes.
  • Communicated students' individual and group performance to lead faculty.
  • Kept instruction up-to-date by improving instructional materials, ordering equipment and supplies and using learning modalities such as instructional technology.
  • Passed out syllabi and informed students of course standards and learning objectives.
  • Managed daily operations by delivering laboratory instruction, curriculum implementation, student advisement and continuous improvement of industry best practices.
  • Devised educational presentations to creatively communicate coursework objectives.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs, utilizing wide variety of teaching aids and leveraging motivational and implementation strategies.
  • Improved nursing programs through collaboration with department heads, faculty and staff.
  • Optimized learning plans by quantifying student progress through test administration.
  • Developed client rapport by effectively providing screenings, treatment and referral services.
Nurse II, 05/2019 - Current
Acadia Healthcare Inc. Lemont, IL,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Performed assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care for assigned patients, including discharge planning, utilizing interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient discharge planning needs with healthcare team members.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Collaborated with healthcare teams to develop, implement, and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments to determine needs, document medical information and communicate findings with healthcare team to ensure continuum of care.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Measured and monitored patient EKGs.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of nursing units, meeting staffing needs and budgetary controls.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Monitored implementation of care plans for entire unit.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Led patient care team and served as nurse in charge of health center.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Improved clinical quality by analyzing performance metrics, patient outcomes and delivery of care.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
  • Assessed and monitored patients to document and interpret vitals and telemetry equipment readings.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Directed day-to-day patient care and nursing activities within 30bed unit.
  • Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.
  • Communicated core measure patient status to nurses to meet requirements and patient needs.
  • Coached patients and caregivers on diagnoses, treatment options and medications.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Routinely audited charting to ensure conformance with best practices.
  • Guided and educated new employees on company processes, protocols and filing systems.
  • Recruited, trained and supervised 5-10 new staff members each year.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Monitored storage, charting and patient flows to optimize time management.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems by creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Collaborated with executive leadership to develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures conforming with nursing practices and philosophies.
  • Participated in committees to optimize and standardize practices and procedures across hospital nursing stations.
  • Coordinated tasks and supervised 5 nurses and support staff.
  • Cooperated with Nurse Managers and Supervisors to create and enforce policies in compliance with nursing practices and procedures.
Staff Nurse, 09/2016 - 01/2022
IU Health City, STATE,
  • Collected, monitored and documented patient vital signs.
  • Assessed patient conditions, implemented care plans and reassessed conditions continuously.
  • Promoted health, well-being and safety of patients using nursing processes and care standards.
  • Communicated and collaborated with healthcare team and patient to identify and meet physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
  • Delivered relationship-based care aligned with organizational mission and core vales.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to develop care plans for patients with complex medical 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.
  • 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.
  • Administered local, inhalation or intravenous anesthetics to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • 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.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
Staff Nurse Pre Op Pacu, 05/2018 - 07/2019
IU Health City, STATE,
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Communicated with patients and recorded vitals after surgical procedures to evaluate current health status.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Transported patients to holding area to prepare for operating procedures.
  • Recorded patient outcomes, new post-operative prescriptions and other information in patient charts.
  • Assessed patients on admission to evaluate and continually monitor.
  • Coordinated with patient and attending physician in facilitating discharge and continuing needs for home care or transfer to extended care facility.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Supported successful administration of care plans by communicating with cross-functional teams.
  • Performed venipuncture to collect blood and submitted to lab for pre-operative testing.
  • Reported issues or unusual occurrences to charge personnel to act as patient advocate.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • 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.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Administered local, inhalation or intravenous anesthetics to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Helped patients regain independence with clear recovery goals and guidance.
  • Evaluated assigned patients to effectively plan, implement and document skilled nursing care.
  • Completed direct patient care tests to determine current conditions, responses and needs.
  • Delivered individualized care to post-operative patients by monitoring pain levels, checking vital signs and explaining next steps to recovery.
  • Evaluated patients recovering from surgeries and coming out of anesthesia.
  • Utilized effective communication skills to educate patients and family members on side effects from both surgery and anesthesia.
  • Monitored patient pain levels and administered medication to diminish patient discomfort.
  • 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.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Employed nursing best practices and clinical judgment to continuously evaluate patients' progress and employed intervention to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Administered medications to manage progression off anesthesia medications, deal with side effects and promote recovery.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Nursing, Expected in 10/2017
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Western Governors University - Indianapolis, IN
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 10/2013
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Western Governors University - Indianapolis, IN,
GPA:
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Bachelor of Science: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 05/2008
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St. Xavier University - Chicago, IL,
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Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 05/2005
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Malcolm X Community College - Chicago, IL,
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Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2020-Present
  • ACLS Certification 2020-Present

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University
  • St. Xavier University
  • Malcolm X Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Clinical Instructor
  • Nurse II
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse Pre Op Pacu

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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