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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with 35 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing Skilled care of adult patients with chronic and acute conditions. Worked in the Major hospitals ICU, Stepdown ICU, Telemetry, Med./Surgical, Dialysis, Home Health. Energetic with top-quality compassionate experienced care.

Licenses
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification AND Acute Cardiac Life Support December 01, 2015 to December 2017                                  
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona
  • Registered Nurse in the State of California (Issued May 30,2013)
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Registered Nurse in the State of West Virginia
Skill Highlights
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Computerized charting - Cerner, McKesson, Medtech, HMS, Epic
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care

  • Trained in in- and out-patient care. Medication administration expert
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Preceptor for New Graduates hospital Telemetry training program
  • Community Dialysis Services of Yuma Jan.1982 to Jan.1985 Acute &Chronic Dialysis and Instructor for Acute Dialysis
  • 13-28 week travel assignments throughout USA as Travel RN in ICU's & Telemetry Units for 10 years.
  • Experienced doing Cardioversions, pulling sheaths, post angio cath procedures. Cardiac Drips. Post Cabg patient care.
  • CVICU post cardiac care of post op. pts.
  • Renal transplant nurse
  • Home Health Care Case Manager for 3 years
  • Acute and Chronic dialysis nurse for 3 yrs.
  • Pain Management/ PCA Pumps
  • Ventilated Pts. Management in ICU & Rehab
  • Suicide / Drug Overdoses Bowel Resections
  • Sepsis Management Lung Wedge Resections
  • Renal Patient Management
  • Home Health Case Manager 1998-1999 Scottsdale Healthcare, 1987-1988 Pyle Mem. Hospital,Payson Arizona
Professional Experience
RN Telemetry , DCU, PCU, 2016 to 08/2016
Bickford Senior LivingCrawfordsville, IN,
Worked as Travel RN with Fusion Medical Staffing, 11506 Nicholas Street, Suite 110, Omaha, NE 68154. Phone 877-230-3885.  Fast Paced Unit taking care of post CABG, Arrythmias, post pacer insertion, pre and post cath patients. Took care of ventilated patients. 3-5 patient assignments. This facility is a level 1 trauma with 337 beds. 40 bed telemetry unit.
RN Med/ Surg/ Tauma/ Cardiac ICU, 07/2015 to 11/2015
HcaCleveland, MS,
Travel RN. Worked with Nurses Rx (AMN) 12400 High Bluff Dr #100,San Diego, California 92130.  Phone 1-855-726-3623.  204 bed hospital. 27 bed ICU. Taking care of Critical ill Patients. Continuous cardiac monitoring. Septic patients, post surgical patients, cardiac arrhythmias ,medical diagostics.
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Rn Telemetry Care Unit & Diagnostic Care Unit, 10/2014 to 05/2015
NACity, STATE,
Travel RN with
(Fusion Medical Staffing, 11808 Grand St #100, Omaha, Ne 68164) Level 1 Tauma hospital.  40 bed step down telemetry unit. Very faced pace unit. 3-5 patients.  Pre & Post CABG unit. Cardiac Unit with Medical patients. Took care of cath patients. Pacemaker insertion. GI Bleeds. Overdoses. Vented Pts.  Drip titration.
PCU/ ICU / Tele Float Days, 03/2014 to 06/2014
Scottsdale Osborne HealthcareCity, STATE,

Jackson Nurse Professional Travel Nurses Contracted 13 Weeks

PCU Taking care of Cardiac Care patients. Cardiac Monitoring, titration of drugs according to PCU Protocal. In ICU care of Pre and Post CABG pts. Medical pts also caring of all systems.

Float Pool Day Shift Tele, PCU, ER Overflow, Med/Surgical ICU, 2014 to 03/2014
Prime Healthcare Servfices=Shasta LLC SHASTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERCity, STATE,

Travel Nurse With Jackson Nurse Professionals, 13 Week Contract

Care of very critical ill pts, Cardiac care. Titration of drips. Cardiac monitoring,. Ventilator management of pt as needed. Care of all body systems and illnesses acquired. ie ketoacidosis, alcohol withdrawal, drug overdose. Post surgical procedures. Hip Replacements, Abd Surgeries, Thrombosis Management . Many other procedures.

ICU, 05/2013 to 08/2013
Chandler Regional Hospital CHWCity, STATE,

Travel Nurse with Jackson Nurse Professionals. 13 week contract. 12 Bed ICU. Also float to ER & Telemetry. In ICU Stabilize pts and send to Phx Az. hospitals for higher level of care. Treated Drug Overdose, Alcohol Withdrawal. Took care of all aspects of Ventilated Pts. GI Endoscopy and tx and recovery after conscious sedation. Ketoacidosis. Diabetes Management and Education. Thrombosis Management. Tx and monitoring of Cardiac pts,. Titration of Pressors and other ICU Drugs. Only a few of the resposibilities of many..

ICU/ TELEMETRY/ STEPDOWN / Registry RN, 1991 to Current
Summit HealthcareCity, STATE,

Level 1 Trauma Pts., Cardiac,, Medical, Surgical. Have worked all Valley Hospitals in Phx area. Computer literate Cerner, McKesson and other Programs. Drip titrations, MI's, Strokes, Head Injuries, Cath Procedures, Pulling LInes, Post CABG, Arrhythmias and use of All ACLS drugs. Aortic bypass , Abdominal, Carotid Endartarectomy Surgeries. Management of Ventilators,

Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas,Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma..

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care, Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, Tested glucose and administered injection. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.

Stepdown ICU/ Travel Nurse With Jackson Nurse Professionals, 2013 to 02/2013
Health TempCity, STATE,

Completed 36 hrs. / wk for 8 wks clinical work in Cardiac --MI's, Post Cabg, Post Cardiac Cath. Procedures. Assigned 3-5 pts depending upon pt acuity and short staffed alot of the time.

Stepdown ICU RN, 09/2012 to 2013
Havasu Regional Medical CenterCity, STATE,

36 hrs per wk. for 13 wks. 3-6 patients assigned each shift depending upon pt acuity and nurse shortage at times. Cardiac Care Unit. Pre and Post Cabg. Cardiac Monitoring and Correction of Arrythmias with Cardiac Drugs. Post Cardiac Cath. Pts. Pulling Sheaths. Medical Pts also with Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Renal Failure, Sepsis, Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal just to name a few,Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

RN Rehab UNIT / Travel Nurse with Jackson Nurse Professionals, 01/2012 to 04/2012
Methodist Hospital-Main CampusCity, STATE,

Assigned 1-3 pts depending upon pt acuity. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Tested glucose and administered injections.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.

Reviewed all Medications and Instructed Pts and Family in use and side effects. Administered numbers of Medications. Took care of ICU and Telemetry and Medical status pts. Managed Ventilated Patients.

Neuro IMC Unit// Travel Nurse with RN Network, 08/2011 to 01/2012
Trillium Specialty HospitalCity, STATE,

Neuro Nurse 36 hrs per week for 17 weeks. Pt assigned 3-4 depending upon pt acuity. Monitored post=op vitals, fluids, reviewed post=op orders. Monitored Pts for any changes in neuro status. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas,seizues, comas and intracranial hematomas.

ICU/MED/SURG/CARDIAC Travel RN with Travel Nurse Solutions now Jackson Nurse Professionals, 02/2011 to 05/2011
Lovelace Medical CenterCity, STATE,

36 HRS Per WK for 13 WKS. 2-3 Pts. per shift depending upon acuity of patients. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources Dependent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.

Managed Ventilators, Cardiac Arrythmias, Served as Monitor Tech for 15 bed ICU and 30 bed telemetry unit as needed. Small Community Hospital pts were often sent for higher level of care in Phx. Arizona or Las Vegas Nevada. Good Assessment skills needed for Triage of Pts.

RN CCU/ ICU (MEDICAL & SURGICAL), 01/2010 to 10/2010
Valley View Medical CenterCity, STATE,

Worked in Medical ICU and also Telemetry. Septic Pts, Cardiac, Neuro, Vented pts. PCA's Pain Control. Arrythmia Management. Drip titration. ACLS Drugs. ABD Surgeries, thrombosis management, cancer, ketoacidosis, hip surgeries,

Telemetry RN Instructor Preceptor for New Grads, 07/2009 to 01/2010
Banner Gateway HospitalCity, STATE,

Assigned 4-5 patients on telemetry unit and a New Grad to Precept for as long of a time it took for the Grad to be comfortable. Managed all care of the Telemetry Cardiac Pt. and teaching of the New Nurse. This took from 4 wks to 3 months. Coordinated with the Nurse Director of New Grads Education weekly and more often as necessary. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Instructed new Grad in all aspects of care of the cardiac pt.

RN Medical/Surgical / Cardiac ICU, 01/2005 to 05/2009
Boswell Medical CenterCity, STATE,

Assigned 2-3 Pts each shift depending upon pt acuity. Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.Tested glucose and administered injections.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Manage of Ventilators.

Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Transferred Pts to higher Level of care as needed. Provided necessary health education training for patients.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.

22 Bed Unit. Float to ER and Telemetry PRN. Nominee for Nurse of the Year 2008 by staff and patient referral.

16 Wk Assignment (6 Bed Med/Surg ICU) Travel Job with American Mobile Nurses Travel Company, 04/2007 to 08/2007
Casa Grande Regional Medical CenterCity, STATE,
14 Bed Med/Surg/ICU Surgical ICU Charge Nurse, 02/2000 to 01/2005
St Lukes Wood River Medical CenterCity, STATE,
CCU, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma ICU, Mixed Unit 34 Bed Unit, 02/1995 to 07/1999
Sun Health Del E. Webb HospitalCity, STATE,

SICU

Renal Transplant Nurse, CCU/CVU TELE UNIT, RECOVERED OPEN HEART PATIENTS IN SICU, 1989 to 02/1995
Scottsdale HealthcareCity, STATE,
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1981
Arizona Western College - Yuma, AZ
GPA:
: Nutrition/Nursing, Expected in
North Dakota State University - Fargo, North Dakota
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School Attended

  • Arizona Western College
  • North Dakota State University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Telemetry , DCU, PCU
  • RN Med/ Surg/ Tauma/ Cardiac ICU
  • Rn Telemetry Care Unit & Diagnostic Care Unit
  • PCU/ ICU / Tele Float Days
  • Float Pool Day Shift Tele, PCU, ER Overflow, Med/Surgical ICU
  • ICU
  • ICU/ TELEMETRY/ STEPDOWN / Registry RN
  • Stepdown ICU/ Travel Nurse With Jackson Nurse Professionals
  • Stepdown ICU RN
  • RN Rehab UNIT / Travel Nurse with Jackson Nurse Professionals
  • Neuro IMC Unit// Travel Nurse with RN Network
  • ICU/MED/SURG/CARDIAC Travel RN with Travel Nurse Solutions now Jackson Nurse Professionals
  • RN CCU/ ICU (MEDICAL & SURGICAL)
  • Telemetry RN Instructor Preceptor for New Grads
  • RN Medical/Surgical / Cardiac ICU
  • 16 Wk Assignment (6 Bed Med/Surg ICU) Travel Job with American Mobile Nurses Travel Company
  • 14 Bed Med/Surg/ICU Surgical ICU Charge Nurse
  • CCU, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma ICU, Mixed Unit 34 Bed Unit
  • Renal Transplant Nurse, CCU/CVU TELE UNIT, RECOVERED OPEN HEART PATIENTS IN SICU

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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