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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Enthusiastic nurse offering 8 years of experience in post acute setting. Polished, a hard worker and willing to go the extra mile to complete any task.

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
  • Electronic charting
  • SWOC certified
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • MDS/Care planning
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Critical care
  • Unit administration
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Accreditation support
  • Records management
  • Healthcare delivery
Experience
03/2019 to Current
RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International Portland, OR,
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehensible terminology.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
06/2017 to 12/2017
LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. Aberdeen, WA,
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and equipment to protect staff and patients from infection risk.
  • 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.
03/2012 to Current
LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. Albany, OR,
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Administered general care to patients, including recording of temperature and blood pressure, wound dressing and [Type] testing.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
03/2011 to 06/2012
LVN Floor Nurse Ukiah Post Acute City, STATE,
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
  • Administered general care to patients, including recording of temperature and blood pressure, wound dressing and [Type] testing.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Dominican University of California - San Rafael, CA
GPA:
Expected in 03/2009 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Saint Michael's College of Laguna - Laguna, Philippines,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Dominican University of California
  • Saint Michael's College of Laguna

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Floor Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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