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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Handled new and returning patient intake, maintained records current, prepared patient files for physicians and managed general administrative office duties. Focused professional engaged in effective coordination of all aspects of provision of quality health care. Experienced in readying patients for ophthalmology appointments and surgeries. Experienced in organizing paperwork, documenting histories and dilating eyes. Diligent OR Staff Nurse with expertise in standard medical diagnoses and operation of medical monitoring equipment. Known for exemplary bedside care and effective communication with coworkers. Offering over 20 years of experience and unwavering professional demeanor.

Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Teaching
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Treatment Planning
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control
  • Managed Care
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Bathing
  • Health Education
  • Medication Management
  • Registered Nurse
  • Physiology
  • Vital Signs
  • Nursing Support
  • Testing
  • Ophthalmology
  • Documenting
  • Medical History
  • Injections
  • Experienced in eye dilations
Work History
RN Staff Nurse, 06/2008 - Current
Dupage Medical Group Bloomingdale, IL,
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Updated patient charts using [Software] with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Administered [Type] testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and [Action].
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as [Number] patients each day in high-volume [Type] setting.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in [Software].
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills, including [Type] and [Type] skills.
  • Assisted physicians in minor surgeries by keeping instruments sterilized and maintaining inventory.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Provided high quality care to approximately [Number] patients per day on [Number]-bed unit
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • 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.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
Registered Nurse, 01/2007 - 04/2008
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,

Worked as an Home and Hospice care nurse for this agency. Administering palliative care to the patients at home or at the Hospice house. My job included caring for the patient and family at this difficult time of their life.

  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
Registered Nurse, 01/2008 - 05/2008
Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield, CA,
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Set goals, prioritized tasks and held staff accountable for daily duties.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Acted professionally with all parties, including patients, families and medical staff.
  • Communicated with all partners throughout practice, including physicians, nursing staff, technicians and medical assistants.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 07/1996 - 07/2001
Alliance Community Hospital Orrville, OH,
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives .
  • Relieved external units such as outpatient IV therapy, pre- and post-operatives, PACU and recovery, dialysis, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum with skilled nursing services.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Assisted [Number] physicians with procedures such as thoracentesis, intubation and [Type].
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Administered medications and treatments as directed and as appropriate for patient's medical care in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Science, Expected in 12/2020
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Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, FL
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1996
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Kingston School Of Nursing - Jamaica.,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 11/1990
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William Knibb Memorial High - Jamaica,
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GED: , Expected in 09/1991
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Knox College. - Jamaica, W.I,
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CXC Examination to include Mathematics, Human and Social Biology, Caribbean History and English

  • Majored in Pre Nursing Program
Affiliations

A member of the (AORN) Association for Peri operative nurses.

Currently preparing for Certification for Nurse in Operating Room ( CNOR ).

Certifications
  • Over 12 years of experience in Operating room surgical services .
  • Currently pursuing the Certified Nurse in Operating Room Techniques.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, BSN.

RN License - Current

BLS,ACLS Certification Current

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Additional Information

Hardworking Nurse from humble beginning , goal oriented ,seek to be a part of a successful organization. Over 15 years of collaborative experience.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jacksonville University
  • Kingston School Of Nursing
  • William Knibb Memorial High
  • Knox College.

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • GED

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