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

Compassionate and highly competent Staff Registered Nurse with 12 years of clinical nursing experience. Dedicated to providing high-quality patient care with focus on safety and using evidence-based practices to improve treatment outcomes. Skilled in quickly building connections with patients to build trust and rapport in stressful situations.

Skills
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Colostomy care
  • Care plans
  • Wound care
  • Electronic charting
  • Catheter care and insertion
  • Palliative care and pain management
  • Hospice care
  • Family and patient support
  • Education in chronic illness
  • Chemo administration both in home and in the hospital setting
  • Assessing patients and updating physicians and carrying out new orders
  • PICC line care and maintenance along with pulling PICC lines when ordered
  • Accessing and de-accessing ports
  • Venipuncture
  • Critical thinking
  • Diagnosis
  • Protocols
  • Quality
  • Staffing
  • Supervising
  • EPIC EMR
  • Clinical leadership and supervision
  • Point-Click-Care EMR
  • Charting and documentation
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Taking vital signs
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Intake and discharge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Dispensing medication
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Diabetes management
Experience
04/2020 to Current RN Staff Nurse Kids Peace Mesabi Academies | Merrillville, IN,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
11/2015 to Current RN Case Manager Maravilla Care Center | Phoenix, AZ,
  • Educate patients and families on treatment strategies and at home care.
  • Treating patients using pharmacology and non pharmacological interventions.
  • Venipuncture.
  • Promote healthy life style choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Develop and adapt individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitor and educate new nursing students from HACC and York College.
  • Develop care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Coordinate care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administer chemo therapy in the home and manage the symptoms.
  • Manage Patients PICC lines and teach patients how to administer own iv antibiotics and manage lines.
  • Accessing and de-accessing ports.
  • Wound care, management including applying wound vacs.
  • Palliative care liaison for the VNA with UPMC Hanover.
  • Educate families and patients on hospice care and attempt to help them make the transition when warranted.
  • Optimized program resource utilization to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.
  • Participated in on-call rotations, delivering daily continuous quality care to patients.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Incorporated appropriate nursing methods to create individualized care plans.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Developed patient care plans, including overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
12/2008 to Current RN Supervisor Trinity Health Corporation | Clifton Park, NY,
  • Cross Keys Village the Brethren Home Community.
  • Assess patients conditions, monitored behaviors, and update supervising physician with observations and concerns.
  • Treat patients using pharmacological and non pharmacological interventions to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Address unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, obligation of responsibilities, and optimized workload management.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional psychological and spiritual support.
  • Used facility EMR to update patient records, transmit prescriptions, and transfer files.
  • Helped patients and family members feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Administer scheduled medications and therapies both orally, intravenously, rectally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of nursing staff.
  • Communicate with primary physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Counseled families and patients on end of life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Coordinate with health care to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitored infection control and critical incidents and made changes and improvements to processes where necessary.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
07/2015 to 07/2016 RN Staff Nurse Kids Peace Mesabi Academies | Muncie, IN,
  • Penn State Hershey Hospital In-Patient oncology.
  • Assisted with Bone Marrow Transplants.
  • Assessment and evaluation of each patient.
  • Administer chemo protocols as ordered.
  • Administration of blood products according to standing orders and lab levels.
  • Administer scheduled medications and therapies both orally, intravenously, rectally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections.
  • Working with the Patient and families to make sure their goals and health care outcomes were being met.
  • Transitioning patients to hospice or palliative care.
  • Constant evaluating of each patients care, reviewing labs, medications, assessing and reassessing patients for side effects of medications including chemo agents.
  • Educating patients on chemo, diseases and what to expect during their stay.
  • Wound care.
  • Maintenance of iv lines including PICC's and ports.
  • Communicating and collaborating with physicians, family members, patients and other staff members as needed to ensure quality care of the patient.
  • Using critical thinking skills during assessing of each patient.
Education and Training
Expected in 2021 to to | MSN Family Nurse Practitioner PA College Of Health Sciences, Lancaster, GPA:
Expected in 10/2013 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, GPA:
Expected in 10/2011 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Excelsior College, Albany, GPA:
Expected in 01/2009 to to Nursing Certificate of nursing:LPN 2000-2008 Some College classes General Education | LPN Hanover School Of Practical, Hanover, PA, GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support
  • Licensed RN - 2011
  • ACLS Certified

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School Attended

  • PA College Of Health Sciences
  • Western Governors University
  • Excelsior College
  • Hanover School Of Practical

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Case Manager
  • RN Supervisor
  • RN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Nursing Certificate of nursing:LPN 2000-2008 Some College classes General Education

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