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

Competent and caring RN offering 11 years coordinating and carrying out patient care in high-volume hospital environments. Demonstrated ability to perform with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care.

Skills
  • Building trust and rapport
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Charting and documentation
  • Patient care planning
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Intake and discharge
  • Working collaboratively
Experience
06/2020 to 04/2021 RN Staff Nurse St Joseph School Of Nursing | Johnston, RI,
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • 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.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
03/2018 to 05/2020 RN Staff Nurse/ Case Management St Joseph School Of Nursing | Providence, RI,
  • Administered medications and treatment plans in accordance with physician orders.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning, including integrating services for patients requiring aftercare with mental health provider and medical provider continue care for mental/physical conditions.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications
  • Collaborated with physicians during medical rounds, updated treatment plans, and provided plan of care to patients and families.
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Secured insurance authorizations to pay for patients inpatient hospital stay due to mental instability.
  • Obtained recommendations for inpatient or outpatient level of care by discussing cases with physician advisor.
  • Conducted ongoing evaluations to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications.
  • Updated and maintained discharge plan of care with physician, members of healthcare team, patients, and families.
  • Arranged placement of admissions and transfers in accordance with clinical standards and guidelines.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
06/2013 to 03/2018 RN Staff Nurse Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society | Postville, IA,
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
03/2011 to 07/2011 LPN The Free Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nurse Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, VA GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to Certificate in Practical Nursing | Practical Nursing Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, VA GPA:
Expected in 2001 to to Certificate in Child Development | Child Development Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, VA GPA:
Expected in 01/1999 to to High School Diploma | New Life Christian Academy, Hillsville, VA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Wytheville Community College
  • Wytheville Community College
  • Wytheville Community College
  • New Life Christian Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse/ Case Management
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Child Development
  • High School Diploma

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