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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Ohio Board-Certified Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Behavioral health and cardiac step down care units. Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and continuously driving widespread healthcare system initiatives. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Behavioral health while driving innovation. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Associate degree in Nursing
Skills
  • ICD-9 forms
  • Medication Administration
  • Family planning services education
  • Trauma recovery
  • Collecting vitals
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Chronic disease management
  • Sanitation
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • EMR / EHR
  • Preventative health
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Acute care expertise
Education
Jane Addams Vocational High Cleveland, OH, Expected in 06/1969 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH, Expected in 12/1993 Associate of Applied Science : NURSING - GPA :
Additional Information

Seeking a Registered Nurse PRN position where I can become a valuable addition to your staff, leveraging my skills and past achievements with my desire and ability to learn quickly and surpass expectations

Work History
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - RN Staff Nurse
Allentown, PA, 08/2015 - Current
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of Behavioral health patients in challenging [behavioral health] environment.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including ECT and dialysis procedures.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Updated patient charts using Word with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 10 patients daily.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - RN Staff Nurse
Millinocket, ME, 01/2007 - 07/2012
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of behavioral health patients in challenging behavioral health] environment.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for Behavioral health unit. Assessing, evaluating and documenting. Admissions and discharges. Respond to and assist in and / or ran code violent situations
  • Over 10 yrs experience working as charge nurse utilizing critical thinking and demonstrating clinical competence in every aspect of my nursing practice.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
Palmetto Health - Assistant Nurse Manager
Powdersville, SC, 02/2004 - 01/2007
  • Kept organized records of facility's services, including utilization of inpatient beds.
  • Developed departmental goals and objectives to improve satisfactory rating with patients.
  • Improved efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services
  • Communicated with members of medical staff and department heads during weekly update meetings.
  • Represented facility at investor meetings or with governing boards.
  • Ensured facility remained up-to-date and compliant with laws and regulations.
  • Integrated evidence-based nursing into practice environment for 30 nurses.
  • Created work schedules for multiple shifts to confirm complete floor coverage.
  • Managed budgetary finances of facility to monitor accuracy of patient fees and billing.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Provided exceptional care to over 40 acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for surgical rehabilitation unit.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed over 30 nurses and nursing activities in 57-bed hospital by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jane Addams Vocational High
  • Cuyahoga Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Assistant Nurse Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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