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

Dedicated RN with more than 20 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. Compassionate and highly competent Staff Registered Nurse with 20 years of clinical nursing experience. Dedicated to providing high-quality patient care with focus on safety and using evidence-based practices to improve treatment outcomes. Skilled in quickly building connections with patients to build trust and rapport in stressful situations. Hardworking RN well-versed in primary care. Treats patients of all ages and specializes in delivering effective quality nursing care. Performs in stressful and crisis situations and interprets and applies policies and procedures with good judgment. Dedicated RN with over 20 years of expertise in treating patients with Acute and Chronic conditions. Passionate and attentive RN.

Skills
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Charting and documentation
  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • Dispensing medication
  • Intake and discharge
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Taking vital signs
  • Wound care
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Diabetes management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Point-Click-Care EMR
  • EPIC EMR
Education and Training
Southeastern Community College Whiteville Nc, Expected in 05/1998 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Common Spirit - RN Nurse Supervisor/staff Nurse
Las Vegas, NV, 06/2012 - Current
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
Staff Nurse - Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 02/2008 - 05/2012
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
Columbus Regional Healthcare System - Staff/Charge Nurse, Surgical Floor
City, STATE, 07/1998 - 02/2008
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Communicated with patients and recorded vitals after surgical procedures to evaluate current health status.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Transported patients to holding area to prepare for operating procedures.
  • Administered surgical drains, nasogastric tubes, ileostomies, colostomy bags, peg tubes and tracheostomy tubes to facilitate patient care.
  • Recorded patient outcomes, new post-operative prescriptions and other information in patient charts.
  • Assessed patients on admission to evaluate and continually monitor.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Minimized infections using ChloraPrep, Mueller and Snowden-Pencer laparoscopic instruments and infection prevention products.
  • Reported issues or unusual occurrences to charge personnel to act as patient advocate.
  • Performed venipuncture to collect blood and submitted to lab for pre-operative testing.
  • Supported successful administration of care plans by communicating with cross-functional teams.
  • Sterilized and arranged operating equipment and instruments to prepare room for surgery.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as code blues
  • Reduced potential infections using ChloraPrep, pre-op prep, Mueller and Snowden-Pence Surgical laparoscopic instruments, capital and infection prevention products.
  • Conducted training on correct HCM techniques and procedures.
  • Trained personnel on proper HCM technique.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southeastern Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Nurse Supervisor/staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff/Charge Nurse, Surgical Floor

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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