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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Efficient out patient Registered Nurse with 30 years of experience. Successful at providing efficient, accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Collaborate well with colleagues to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Massachucetts State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in out pt and in pt 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 standards while driving innovation.

Skills
  • Electronic charting
  • Patient flow Management
  • Patient education
  • Managing personal care
  • Taking vitals
  • Palliative care and Pain Management
  • Patient relations
  • Maintaining feeding tubes & pumps
  • Diabetes Management
  • Catheters
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Licensed MA driver
  • Committed empathic nursing care
  • Care planning
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Mobility assistance
  • Medical assessment
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Phone triage
  • Patient Advocacy
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Seizure Management
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Medication administration IV/IM/SQ
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Triaging care needs
  • Wound care
  • Patient advising
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Immunization skills
  • Telemetry
  • EKG
  • CIWA/COWS assesments
Experience
RN Staff Nurse, 01/2021 to Current
American Red CrossHelena, MT,
  • Partnered with clients to inspire and help maintain positive life changes.
  • Delivered expert therapeutic support to patients dealing with substance abuse, addiction and mental health issues.
  • Helped clients transcend addiction and rebuild lives by empowering each with knowledge and skills.
  • Collaborated with team members to monitor treatment progress and improve individual clients' plans.
  • Maintained clinical documentation for each case with detailed and timely updates.
  • Assisted management with designing and implementing program of individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Collaborated with patients to establish post-treatment strategies for sobriety.
  • Completed progress notes and other pertinent paperwork in compliance with state regulations.
  • Developed effective treatment plans for 16+ patients in ATS/CSS facility setting.
  • Medicated Pts with w/d sx, monitored for precipitated w/d sx, COWS/CIWA
House Manager, 08/2019 to 08/2020
Res-Care, Inc.Tulsa, OK,
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Maintained correct number of staffers to meet budget parameters while promoting high levels of patient care.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Called upon staff members to discuss patient care and treatment.
  • Managed cases and oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care.
  • Enforced disease prevention protocols among staff members, patients and visitors.
  • Investigated and reported accidents, leveraging new knowledge to improve protections for patients and staff.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Participated in patient and family planning processes, provided instructions and addressed questions and/ concerns.
  • Managed team of 6-10 registered nurses, 12 licensed practical nurses and 6-10 certified nursing assistants.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Initiated and monitored preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures to deliver exceptional care to every patient.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Researched and recommended care plan programs to support patient needs.
Registered Nurse, 04/2003 to 03/2019
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI,
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care and community resources
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries, administering all childhood immunizations
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient communities
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Took vital signs of newborn
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results
  • Leveraged nursing skills to provide relief assistance to [Type] and [Type] departments
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options
Registered Nurse, 03/1998 to 01/2003
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI,
  • PACU/SDS/ENDOSCOPY
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication effects and side effects
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient communities
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process
Education and Training
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 1992
New Hampshire Technical Institute - Concord, NH
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School Attended

  • New Hampshire Technical Institute

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  • RN Staff Nurse
  • House Manager
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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