rn clinical quality reviewer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven, hard working nursing professional bringing 23 years of experience treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced critical care setting. Knowledgeable about electronic medical record charting, chart audits and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Eager for an opportunity to utilizes my inpatient clinical nursing expertise in the field of legal nurse consulting.

  • 20+ years of Acute Care Expertise
  • Strong foundation in caring for orthopedic, neurological and general surgical patients
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Data collection through chart audits and patient interviews
  • Medical Records Management
  • EMR / EHR
  • Data Entry
Work History
RN Clinical Quality Reviewer, 01/2019 to Current
Atlantic Health SystemBridgewater, NJ,
  • Audit charts, review clinical documents and interview patients to verify accuracy for data entered into National Surgical Quality Improvement program
  • Review and report data by chart review and patient interviews. These reports help hospitals identify areas that may be under performing
  • Hospital quality committees use these report findings as basis for quality improvement action plans
Registered Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, 01/2001 to Current
Advocate Aurora HealthHazel Crest, IL,
  • Charge Nurse for 32 bed post anesthesia care unit. Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 32-bed post anesthesia care unit, providing direct care to up to 2 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks
  • Precepted nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Updated patient charts using Compass with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy
  • Provided exceptional care to 2 high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems
Registered Nurse, Surgical ICU, 07/1997 to 01/2020
Md Anderson Cancer CenterCity, STATE,
  • Charge Nurse for 42 bed surgical intensive care unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1997 to The University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
  • Graduated cum laude
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Texas Nurse Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas Medical Branch

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Clinical Quality Reviewer
  • Registered Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Surgical ICU


  • Bachelor of Science

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