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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Talented RN with over 17 years of experience with a strong background in mentally sick patient care and skilled/rehabilitative care. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with Dementia, Alzheimer's, Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Substance abuse, and other serious mental and medically ill clients. A collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to mentally sick patient population

Skills
  • Fast learning of new psychiatric drugs & adverse effects
  • Direct patient care
  • Admissions and discharges
  • Crisis de-escalation techniques
  • Leadership and care planning
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Flexible in handling increasingly complex patients
  • Strong teamwork and result oriented.
  • Employee supervision
Experience
07/2015 to Current
RN Floor Nurse Medical Search International Helena, MT,
  • Provide skilled direct nursing care to seriously mentally ill patients with Depressive Disorders, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Chemical Dependence and other seriously mentally ill patients in an intensive psychiatric care unit.
  • Perform charge nurse duties. Coordinate care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance the continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administer oral, subcutaneous, anal and intra-muscular medications and monitor patient reactions.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Ensure quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Maintain strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches. Reach out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Advocate for patient needs with the interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Monitor and document patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress, and medication side effects. Receive, document and implement doctor’s orders.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
06/2013 to 07/2015
RN Staff Nurse Touro Kenner, LA,
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to post-op Laser spine surgery patients in invasive spine surgery facility.
  • Assessed, monitored and documented surgical site dressing and all patient's care. Received, documented and implemented all doctor's orders.
  • Ambulated with patient post-op per doctor's order.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Administered scheduled medications orally while overseeing the patient's pain management plans and report any change of condition to the doctor.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to his/her room.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise, and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support, and life-saving interventions.
05/2009 to 12/2014
RN Supervisor Monarch Healthcare Management Owatonna, MN,
  • Direct patient care with medical, mental/behavioral patients including patients recovering from hip and knee surgery and provided personalized daily care/assistance.
  • Delegation to the supervision of CNAs and LPNs.
  • Received, documented and implemented doctor's orders.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance the continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Admitted and discharged patients, inserted peripheral IV lines, administered medications including IV meds, PICC line care, blood draws and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise, and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support, and life-saving interventions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
02/2005 to 11/2008
RN Supervisor Monarch Healthcare Management Saint Peter, MN,
  • Direct patient care.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, facility policies and standards of care.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Helped patients navigate the healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout the treatment process.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors, and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise, and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support, and life-saving interventions.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1999
Associate of Science: Nursing
Darton State College - Albany, GA,
GPA:
Expected in 08/2019
Master of Science: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:
Certifications
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • Registered Nurse in the state of Arizona, License number RN118111
  • ACLS Certification
  • Adult CPR & AED Certification for Health Care Provider (BLS)
  • Care of the Aggressive Patient Education Certification
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • PICC Removal Techniques and Complications Management Certification.

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