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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

14 years as RN in Pulmonary Acute Care, Emergency Department, Clinical Training/ Development and 7 years as Lung Transplant Coordinator with excellent communication and teaching skills.

Certifications and Licenses

Registered Nurse in State of TX, License Number 662135 1999- current

PNCB Certified Pediatric Nurse 2004- current

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Instructor 2004-2008

Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor 2004-2008

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2001-2008

CPR certified through American Heart Association 2000-2008

Skill Highlights
  • Expert in referral through post lung transplant care
  • Experience in care of heart, lung, liver and renal transplant population
  • Committed to pediatric nursing
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Effective policy and program development
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Computerized charting trained
  • Flow sheet charting
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • OR and ER experience
  • Trained in Evidence based practice
Professional Experience
07/2006 to Current RN, Transplant Coordinator Geisinger | Selinsgrove, PA,
  • Senior Lung transplant Coordinator since 2007
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Directed facility's Lung Transplant Program including recruitment, budgeting and instruction. Trained 5 new lung transplant coordinators.
  • Ensured compliance with state and federal regulations (CMS and UNOS).
  • Coordination in Patient Care of Heart, Lung, Liver and Renal Transplant including Multi Organ and Bone Marrow transplant patients
  • Coordination of transplant operation, procedures and appointments
  • Assisting in data collection for NIH Research Studies
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts.
  • Developed and coordinated Hospital wide web-based education modules for Care of the pediatric Lung and Heart/ Lung Transplant patients.
05/2005 to 07/2006 RN, Emergency Department Interim Healthcare | Greenville, SC,
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Provided patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for emergency and in-patient care.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
05/2003 to 07/2006 American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator Assistant, Clinical Training and Development Texas Children's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Provided necessary AHA BLS and PALS education training for staff.
  • Headed onboarding process for new graduate nursing staff called Camp Discovery.
  • Supported MD, RN, RT and PCA staff with customized teaching tools during AHA BLS and PALS classes.
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure education objectives being met for all staff.
  • Set up and cleaned all instruments, equipment and contaminated supplies used in classes.
  • Organized over 100 classes.
07/2001 to 05/2005 RN, Acute Care Diabetes, Pulmonary, Adolescent Medicine Unit Texas Children's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Served on Clinical Practice Council and Unit Practice Council
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to staff and patients in unit.
  • Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 5-7 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Charge Nurse - Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Trained multiple staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care.
  • Managed caseload clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including CF, asthma, diabetes, eating disorders.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.

07/2000 to 2001 RN, Outpatient, Internal Medicine Physician Office John P. Ott, Jr, MD Hillcroft Medical Clinic, LLC | City, STATE,
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
  • Simultaneously served as lead RN and office manager of family clinic.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
05/1999 to 07/2000 RN, Acute Care, Pulmonary, Adolescent Medicine Unit Texas Children's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Provided palliative care in inpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Performed all tasks with a pediatric patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Provided education to patients on medications, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Extra-Curricular Activities

NATCO Transplant Professionals Organization, Member since 2007

ISHLT, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant member since 2011

IPLTC, International Pediatric Lung Transplant Committee member since 2011

NHSAH, Nursing, Health Science and Allied Health Council Member since 2011

Education and Training
Expected in 1999 Associates Degree in Nursing | Nursing Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX GPA:

Vice President of Nursing Student Council 1997-1998

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School Attended

  • Houston Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Transplant Coordinator
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator Assistant, Clinical Training and Development
  • RN, Acute Care Diabetes, Pulmonary, Adolescent Medicine Unit
  • RN, Outpatient, Internal Medicine Physician Office John P. Ott, Jr, MD
  • RN, Acute Care, Pulmonary, Adolescent Medicine Unit

Degrees

  • Associates Degree in Nursing

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