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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking and patient-oriented nursing professional with diverse experience in delivering exceptional patient care and staff supervision. Possesses a Bachelor's education in Nursing, currently focused on earning a master degree in Clinical Nurse Specialist with focus on Adult Gerontology at California State Dominguez Hills.

Accomplishments
  • Promoted to charge nurse after four months of employment
  • Collaborated during rapid improvement event with team of doctors and nurses in the development of evidence-based patient communication boards for inpatient settings thereby increasing communication among health care providers, patients, and family members.
  • Continuously monitors and participates in key performance improvements. Improving unit's goal for preventing catheter acquired urinary tract infection with 832 days without CAUTI cases and 135 days without Hospital acquired pressure injury.
Skills
  • Direct Observation Unit cross-training
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • NIH Stroke Scale
  • CAUTI Champion
  • Prevention Management of Disruptive Behavior Training
  • Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Training
  • Chemotherapy administration
  • Telemetry
  • Staff Management
  • Skin Champion
  • Spanish for healthcare providers training
Work History
Rotating Charge Nurse, 06/2013 to Current
Coastal Pediatric AssociatesJames Island, SC,
  • Served as a rotating charge nurse, caring for patients with serious illnesses.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on 28-bed medical-surgical oncology unit, providing direct care to up to 28 patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LVNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Performed triage on all incoming unit's patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Per Diem Health and Wellness Screener, 04/2012 to 07/2015
Lehigh Valley Hospital & HealthEaston, PA,
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to alert clients of potentially unhealthy lifestyle and nutrition choices.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time with patient critical values.
  • Conducted interviews with clients to find measured baseline for BMI.
  • Gathered dietary information to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals. Recommended nutrition and fitness modifications to improve overall health of clients.
Registered Nurse, 05/2012 to 12/2012
Providence Little Company Of MaryCity, STATE,
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
Nursing Aide, 04/2009 to 10/2011
One-call Staffing IncCity, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living including helping with meals, transferring using assistive devices, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Prevented Pneumonia by insuring good oral and by aiding home health patients with teeth brushing.
  • Successfully prevented falls by ensuring proper use of ambulation aides and made sure its working condition
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 09/2010
American University of Health Sciences - Long Beach, CA,
GPA:
  • Majored in Nursing
  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class
  • Dean's List 2009-2010
  • Awarded Edith Cavell Merit of Excellence and Creativity Award
  • Member of Student Nurses' Association
  • Coursework in Nursing Research, Case Management and Public Health
Associate of Science: General Studies, Expected in 05/2005
Cypress College - Cypress, CA,
GPA:
  • Minored in Nursing
  • Coursework in Statistics, Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry and Introduction to Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Received Pell Grant, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services EOPS
Professional Affiliations
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • American Nurses Association
  • Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs
  • Emergency health care volunteer in Orange County chapter
  • National Nurses United
  • National Nursing Practice Network
  • Nurses Alliance
  • Registered Nurse Network

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School Attended

  • American University of Health Sciences
  • Cypress College

Job Titles Held:

  • Rotating Charge Nurse
  • Per Diem Health and Wellness Screener
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Aide

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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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