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Jessica Claire
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Summary

La State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 37 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in acute and post acute 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 care while driving innovation.

Compassionate Rn accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Skills
  • Policy updates
  • Schedule coordination
  • Clinical management
  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Medical screening
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Critical care
  • Ventilator care
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Patient care planning
  • Follow-up calls
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Team supervision
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Family and patient support
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Patient Management
  • Taking vitals
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Administering medicines
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Emotional awareness
  • Patient Care
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Mobility assistance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Setting appointments
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Patient relations
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • Community advocate
  • Documenting vitals
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Patient advising
Experience
RN Supervisor, 01/2017 - 11/2017
Wellpath Denton, MD,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
RN Case Manager, 04/2011 - 12/2016
People Incorporated New Hope, MN,
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Optimized program resource utilization to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.
  • Arranged placement of admissions and transfers in accordance with clinical standards and guidelines.
  • Coordinated home care, home infusion, and durable medical equipment, reducing patient wait time by [Number]%.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Updated and maintained discharge plan of care with physician, members of healthcare team, patients, and families.
  • Coordinated with vendors and suppliers and negotiated medical equipment and supply prices.
  • Assessed and reviewed patients for discharge and planning, including integrating services for patients requiring home care, home infusion and durable medical equipment (DME).
  • Determined and coordinated appropriate level of care to meet individual patient needs.
  • Informed patients and families of treatment options and at-home care strategies to reduce unnecessary burden on hospital resources.
  • Lowered costs while improving care quality by coordinating services and collaborating with dedicated healthcare team.
  • Developed appropriate care plans for at-risk individuals and high-risk families.
  • Obtained recommendations for inpatient or outpatient level of care by discussing cases with physician advisor.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Developed patient care plans, including overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
  • Secured insurance authorizations to [Type] rehabilitation facilities or long-term care placement.
  • Actively participated in family and patient planning processes.
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals.
  • Collaborated with physicians during medical rounds, updated treatment plans, and provided plan of care to patients and families.
  • Incorporated appropriate nursing methods to create individualized care plans.
RN Charge Nurse, 04/1999 - 03/2011
St. Catherine Of Siena Rockville Centre, NY,
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • 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.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Actualized interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, G-tubes and [Type].
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording all cardiac rhythm data.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Provided leadership to telemetry and acute care unit; coordinated, tasked, and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Skilled in central line and catheter management for triple lumen catheter (TLC), peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), tunneled intravascular central catheter (TICC), Quinton lines, and implanted vascular access device (IVAD).
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Led patient care team and served as Nurse in Charge of health center.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
Education and Training
: Nursing/LPN, Expected in 09/1987
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Shreveport Vocational LPN - Shreveport, LA
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Associate of Science: , Expected in
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Northwestern State University Of Louisiana - Natchitoches, LA
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: Nursing, Expected in 12/1993
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Northwestern State University Of Louisiana - Natchitoches, LA
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School Attended

  • Shreveport Vocational LPN
  • Northwestern State University Of Louisiana
  • Northwestern State University Of Louisiana

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Supervisor
  • RN Case Manager
  • RN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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