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

Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 31 years of varied nursing experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch teaching to currently employed staff. Looking for position to advance Nursing Practice skills in nurse leadership and coordination.

  • Leadership experience
  • Organization skills
  • Managing schedules
  • Strong communication skills
  • Acute assessment skills
  • Staff development planning
  • Basic Technology skills and desire to learn
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Problem solving
08/2008 to Current
School Nurse Empowerment Academy & Beloved Community Charter Schools Jersey City, NJ,
  • Autonomously managed the Health Care Clinic of a large Title I elementary school, caring for pediatric patients, staff and visitors for over 12 years.
  • Maintained the rules and regulations as defined at school, district, local and state levels.
  • Provided direct care for emergent and non-emergent health care needs of students and staff.
  • Promoted health through immunization management, screenings and teaching,
  • Used and updated technology programs as provided by employer.
  • Employed my talents of organization and effective communication to maintain and develop trusting relationships with students, staff and visitors.
  • Provided additional training to new nurses and feedback to administration as requested by previous Nursing Director. Also volunteered for clinical rotation of training Student Nurses.
  • Recently, as part of working virtually, served as a Large Focus Group leader and also for one of the Small Focus groups. Leadership skills include effective communication, research, delegation, follow up, recommendations and review prior to implementation or presentation.
  • Recommended follow up as needed with appropriate in house resources, district resources and local resources available to improve and maintain pediatric wellness.
08/1997 to 01/2002
Staff Nurse, Patient Placement and Coordination Memorial Hospital Colorado Springs City, STATE,
  • Utilized customer communication skills and detailed system knowledge to support hospital and clinic operations for inpatients and outpatients.
  • Confirmed patient appointments with a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic outpatient services to ensure the patient flow was timely from one appointment to the next.
  • Served on a Self Directed Work Team. Gained experience of Charge Position and co-leading the Head Nurse position of the Department with co-workers.
  • Assisted in improving the admissions process by working directly with physicians, Emergency Department, Out-Patient Surgery, and transfers within the hospital and from outside agencies.
  • Served as a resource for physicians, admitted patients, out-patients, visitors, and hospital staff as variables occurred- The team Registered Nurses unofficially filled the role of House Supervisor.
04/1993 to 08/1997
Home Health Nurse/Supervisor Methodist HomeCare & OlstenKimberly Of CO Springs City, STATE,
  • This section describes two positions with similar experience:
  • In the supervisor role I planned a detailed schedule of home health visits with inclusions of staff requests, illness call ins, and planned days off. Also delegated coverage of missed visits if a nurse failed to follow their assignment. Scheduling also included covering patients being admitted for services and for visits requiring special visit due to complication.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of my patient list and of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals. Implemented and evaluated plans.
  • Provided training and supervision for 15-20 member staff at Methodist HomeCare.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment and the use of available comprehensive services.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times. On call position for all Registered Nurses.
  • Served as Supervisor of facility as needed and trained three individual Branch supervisors and one Branch manager from another site. As staff nurse I oriented multiple nurses during my employment at both facilities listed in this section. Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
08/1990 to 06/1991
Elementary and High School Substitute Nurse Berlin American Elementary And High School, D.O.D. City, STATE,
  • Worked for the Department of Defense in Berlin, Germany. Passed the check and received a security clearance level.
  • Floated as need between the American High School and Elementary Schools.
  • Provided care as need for urgent and non-urgent health related matters.
  • Obtained certification to teach CPR for American Red Cross and taught CPR to all of the students enrolled in the High School Health class. Developed good report with students and received positive feed back.
  • Also taught CPR on the military base as an educational outreach program in the military community. Upon return to the States I earned my certificate to teach American Heart Association BLS and continued to teach for the San Antonio Community and the medical community that I became employed in.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1983
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Andrews University - Berrien Springs, MI
  • Andrews University Honors Society Member
  • Cum laude graduate
Previous Experiences

Emergency Room Nurse

Humana Hospital San Antonio, TX, August 1984-April of 1986 and December 1989-April 1990

  • Charge nurse night shift.
  • Emergency staff duties
  • Management of RNs and LVNs in the Emergency Department
  • Coordination of anillary patient services during emergency situations
  • Return to facility for second employment period while temporarily between spouse military assignments

Staff nurse, Northwest Hospital, Tucson AZ, May 1986- December 1989

  • Also part time at Carondelet Hospital.
  • Float nurse to medical and surgical units.

Pediatric and Orthopedic Staff Nurse, Huguley Hospital, Burleson TX. June 1983-August 1984

  • Rotated primary care between Pediatric and Orthopedic Units.
  • Provided care for variety of medical, surgical and orthopedic pediatric patients and adult orthopedics.

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School Attended
  • Andrews University
Job Titles Held:
  • School Nurse
  • Staff Nurse, Patient Placement and Coordination
  • Home Health Nurse/Supervisor
  • Elementary and High School Substitute Nurse
  • Bachelor of Science