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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Skilled nursing professional with more than 10 years of experience and passion for providing highest quality of behavioral and medical care. Compassionate and empathetic advocate for patients and families. Skillfully assesses health status, develops diagnoses and manages care for patients with acute and chronic concerns. Experienced in structured and unstructured environments, smoothly coordinating multiple activities and competing priorities.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Treatment Planning
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Critical care
Education
University of The West Indies St Andrew, Expected in 08/2012 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Excelsior Community College Kingston, Expected in 10/2004 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • BLS
  • PALS
  • ACLS
Work History
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - RN Staff Nurse
Fuquay Varina, NC, 08/2021 - Current
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
Department Of Veterans Affairs - RN, Emergency Department
Garland, TX, 06/2019 - 08/2021
  • Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals
  • Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood
  • Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response
  • Managed care from admission to discharge
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings
  • Quickly responded to codes and cardiac monitor alarms
  • Safely transported patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed to other units
Department Of Veterans Affairs - RN, Emergency Department
Linthicum Heights, MD, 02/2009 - 05/2019
  • Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals
  • Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood
  • Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response
  • Assessed extent and nature of injury or illness to prioritize and establish medical procedures
  • Managed care from admission to discharge
  • Collected basic samples, labeled specimens properly and transferred to laboratory for testing
  • Worked with nurses to assess patients and prepare for tests and procedures
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems
Department Of Veterans Affairs - RN, Emergency Department
Loveland, CO, 05/2005 - 01/2009
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Facilitated transfer of patients throughout medical facility and between departments
Accomplishments
  • Supervised team of 6 staff members.
Affiliations
  • Emergency Nursing Association

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of The West Indies
  • Excelsior Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • RN, Emergency Department

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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