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

Competent and caring Ohio State Licensed RN offering 6 years coordinating and carrying out patient care in high-volume hospital environments. Demonstrated ability to perform with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Home visits
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Administering medicines
  • Patient discharging
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Patient Care
  • Catheters
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Tracheostomy care
Experience
03/2006 to 08/2009
RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International Red Bank, NJ,
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
05/2005 to 02/2006
RN Brookdale Senior Living Tullahoma, TN,
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Notified physicians of all changes in patients' conditions.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Asked open-ended questions and delivered high level of attention to reliably assess patients' conditions.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
04/2004 to 04/2005
RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International Los Angeles, CA,
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 6 to 8 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 24-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
09/2003 to 03/2004
RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International Charleston, SC,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 6-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2003 to to
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing
Central Carolina Technical College - Sumter, SC
GPA:
Expected in 08/2003 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
University Of South Carolina - Columbia - Columbia, SC
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Central Carolina Technical College
  • University Of South Carolina - Columbia

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Floor Nurse
  • RN
  • RN Floor Nurse
  • RN Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Associate of Science

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