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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Louisiana State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 33 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in pediatric critical 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 nursing while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medical screening
  • Infant/Pediatric/Adult CPR certified
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Critical care
  • Ventilator Management
Experience
RN, Pediatric Critical Care, 06/2006 to Current
Dean HealthEdgerton, WI,
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • 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.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Worked toward team goals of medical unit and accounted for department and system-specific metrics.
  • Delegated and supervised work of other nursing team members and support staff.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
RN, Pediatric Critical Care, 06/2004 to 06/2006
Dean HealthKaukauna, WI,
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • 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.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored efficacy of nursing interventions and revised care plans based upon patient response.
  • Worked toward team goals of medical unit and accounted for department and system-specific metrics.
  • Delegated and supervised work of other nursing team members and support staff.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
RN, Pediatric Critical Care, 08/1991 to 06/2004
Dean HealthKimberly, WI,
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • 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.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Liaised between patients, families and care staff in all aspects of care delivery.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
RN, Pediatric Critical Care, 01/1988 to 08/1991
Dean HealthKirkwood, MO,
  • Directed care for patients in ICU, including implementation of treatment plan, monitoring vitals and administering medications.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • 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.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated intensive care patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Monitored efficacy of nursing interventions and revised care plans based upon patient response.
  • Worked toward team goals of medical unit and accounted for department and system-specific metrics.
  • Delegated and supervised work of other nursing team members and support staff.
  • Educated patients on treatment plans, medications and aftercare procedures.
  • Prioritized nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reported patient status.
  • Liaised between patients, families and care staff in all aspects of care delivery.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/1987
Northeast Louisiana University - Monroe, LA
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