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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Resourceful nurse with over 20 years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge of emergency care and nursing care techniques and methods. Caring and hardworking with desire to positively impact patients and families with expert, compassionate care. Well-versed in handling needs in both highly-structured and unstructured environments while calmly coordinating simultaneous patient needs.

Skills
  • Charting and documentation
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Building trust and rapport
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Intake and discharge
  • Dispensing medication
  • Wound care
  • Taking vital signs
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Diabetes management
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
Education and Training
University Of Alabama At Birmingham Birmingham, AL Expected in 05/1993 Bachelor of Science : Health Information Technology - GPA :
Auburn University Auburn, AL Expected in 05/1996 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Alabama A & M University Normal, AL Expected in 05/2002 Master of Science : Education - GPA :
Experience
Northshore - RN Staff Nurse- Pre Admission Testing
Glenview, IL, 09/2017 - Current
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Reviewed physician orders to optimize patient safety.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
Madison County Schools - High School Nurse- Sparkman and James Clemons
City, STATE, 04/2009 - 09/2017
  • Assisted in development of school safety plans.
  • Evaluated students with health concerns or injuries to develop plan of care or provide reference to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered oral and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
Huntsville Hospital - RN Staff Nurse- Pre-Op/Post Recovery
City, STATE, 01/1999 - 04/2009
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
Huntsville Hospital - Staff Nurse- Emergency Room
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 01/1999
  • Triaged incoming patients and communicated with doctors to encourage timely attention to urgent situations.
  • Managed complete processing of patients, including initial admission, preliminary diagnosis, treatment, documentation and discharging.
  • Proposed interpretations of symptoms, suggested interventions and target outcomes in advance of physician consultation with patients.
  • Followed standard procedures for collecting personal information, contacting relatives and transferring patients better accommodated at outside facilities.
  • Cared for patients of all ages
  • Instructed patients and caregivers or friends on proper care of injuries after treatment, educating on proper medication use, dressing changes and signs of complications.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.

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School Attended

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
  • Auburn University
  • Alabama A & M University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Staff Nurse- Pre Admission Testing
  • High School Nurse- Sparkman and James Clemons
  • RN Staff Nurse- Pre-Op/Post Recovery
  • Staff Nurse- Emergency Room

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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