Jessica Claire
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Certified medical-surgical and dependable charge nurse with over nine years of experience delivering exceptional nursing care to patients in an acute care general medicine and telemetry unit, along with surgical and oncology overflow. Expert in managing all aspects of patient care, such as acting as a liaison for multidisciplinary rounds between physicians and case management. Proven leader with success in uniting and guiding team members toward achieving patient goals and improving satisfaction.

RN Surgical Services, 07/2020 - Current
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield, CA,
  • Perform initial and ongoing nursing assessment for patients in the perioperative setting
  • Admit, assess and educate patients before their procedure; document vital signs, start peripheral IVs and administer pre-operative medications ordered by both the surgeon and anesthesia department
  • Provide post anesthesia care of patients following operative and invasive procedures
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Continuously instruct and educate patients and their families on the plan of care and discharge instructions for out-patient procedures performed
Clinic Registered Nurse, 09/2019 - 09/2020
Kaiser Permanente Marysville, WA,
  • Completed telephone triage and assessment of incoming calls, and determined urgency in order to provide the appropriate level of care needed
  • Educated patients and families on different cardiac conditions, such as heart failure, cardiomyopathy, myocardial infarction and hypertension
  • Responded to patient inquiries about performing medical interventions and adjusting medications, while also communicating their needs to the appropriate providers
  • Coordinated with various members of the interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurse practitioners and medical assistants to ensure a safe and exemplary patient experience
  • Notified patients of abnormal test results and provided follow-up instructions in comprehendible terminology
  • Managed MD inbox regarding medication prescriptions and refills
Core Charge Nurse, 04/2018 - 09/2019
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  • Provided leadership to a 32-bed acute care unit; coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary personnel based on staffing requirements, experiences and strengths
  • Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and addressed productivity standards, while also adjusting for census, skill mix and sick calls
  • Facilitated and oversaw unit operations, including patient admission, transfer and discharge
  • Communicated with external departments to ensure critical patient admission into correct department
  • Liaised with various stakeholders, made up of physicians and ER staff, to reduce crucial minutes between admission and treatment, effectively boosting positive patient results
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing profession and other disciplines
  • Identified areas in need of clinical improvement and executed process changes to exceed healthcare system initiatives
Registered Nurse III, 11/2013 - 09/2019
Rush University Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Achieved departmental and organizational standards and objectives aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality care
  • Performed all responsibilities with a patient-centered focus, as well as sought opportunities for advancement of practices and treatments
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized plans of care in order to restore patients' health and drive recovery goals
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to care for patients with a diverse range of chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, heart failure, cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes and sepsis
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient condition, responded to unanticipated interruptions while delegating care to achieve optimal, safe and effective results
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and prevention and medication self-management to maintain a continuum of care
  • Precepted and mentored new nurses on policies and procedures to promote patient safety and efficacy
Master of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2013
Rush University - Chicago, IL

Generalist Entry Master's (GEM) Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program

  • 3.678/4.0 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Communicative Disorders, Expected in 2011
University Of Wisconsin - Madison, WI,
  • 3.74/4.0 GPA
  • Dean's Honor List (3 Semesters)
Awards and Recognition
  • WOW! Award Recipient
  • Advocate Nurse of the Year Award Nominee
  • Daisy Award Nominee
  • Professional Practice Model Relationships and Caring Award Nominee
  • Alice Sachs Award Nominee
Credentials and Certifications
  • Registered Professional Nurse, Illinois (041415732)
  • Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), American Heart Association

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