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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Driven nursing professional experienced in primary care and licensed in Ohio. Compassionate, caring and comfortable working with people of all backgrounds. Assists with surgical procedures, restocking supplies and updating electronic health records.

Enthusiastic eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of teamwork and training in BLS, ACLS,andPALS. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Nursing.

Skills
  • Treatment
  • Patient Care
  • Teaching
  • Treatment Planning
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Critical Care
  • Medication Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Medication Administration
  • Telemetry
  • Emotional Support
Work History
RN Staff Nurse, 12/2014 - 07/2020
Southcoast Health System Tiverton, RI,
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Provided high quality care to approximately 3-5 patients per day on 22-bed unit
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
RN, 11/2011 - 12/2014
Taylorville Memorial Hospital Forsyth, IL,
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
RN, 04/1996 - 11/2011
Taylorville Memorial Hospital Petersburg, IL,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Education
Diploma : General Ed , Expected in 06/1980
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Springfield South - Springfield, Ohio ,
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AA: Gerontology , Expected in
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Sinclair Community College - Dayton, OH
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Diploma : Nursing, Expected in 06/2002
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Community Hospital School of Nursing - Springfield, Ohio ,
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School Attended

  • Springfield South
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Community Hospital School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN
  • RN

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • AA
  • Diploma

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