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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Texas State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 21 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in ICU, SICU, MICU and Cath lab care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in caring for critically ill patients while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient Care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Patient Management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Ventilator care
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Documenting vitals
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Patient care planning
  • Critical care expert
  • Treatment of any and all cardiac conditions
  • Catheters
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Medication administration expert
  • Emotional awareness
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Critical care
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Removing stitches and staples
Experience
09/2012 to Current RN II Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield | Newark, NJ,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Consistently maintained core measures, patient satisfaction and HCAPs above [Number]%.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • 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 educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
09/2008 to 09/2012 RN II Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield | Hopewell, NJ,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 25-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering 1 to 2 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Cared for more than 1 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 25-bed ICU unit.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
09/1999 to 09/2008 RN II Common Spirit | Baudette, MN,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 11-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 11-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit, SICU.
  • Cared for more than 1-2 patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of 11-bed SICU unit.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical and surgical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2021 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Aspen Online University, Aspen, CO, GPA:
Expected in 06/1999 Associate of Science | Nursing University Of Toledo, Toledo, OH GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Collaboration - Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
  • Assessment - Executed full patient assessments, including NG and G tubes.
  • Surgical Preparation - Prepared patients for surgery by performing screening tests, evaluating vitals and administering proper medication.
  • Documentation - Documented patient intake information.
  • Family Support - Educated families about procedures, treatment regimens, prevention and care.
  • Patient Education - Educated patients about medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Patient Care - Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
  • Physician Support - Consistently praised by physicians for efficient assistance in minor surgical procedures and patient handling.
  • Reporting - Prepared regular charts on patient's health related history, medication restrictions and allergies.
  • Promoted to CCRN due to care of the critically ill and rigorous testing that achieved this certification.
Certifications
  • ANA Certified in Acute Care
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2021
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • RN License - 2022
  • CCRN License - 2022

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School Attended

  • Aspen Online University
  • University Of Toledo

Job Titles Held:

  • RN II
  • RN II
  • RN II

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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