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

Dynamic Emergency department/PACU and school nurse bringing 3 years treating patients and coordinating care with other healthcare staff. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergency medicine settings. Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment.

Skills
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Special Education
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Health Education
  • Disease Management
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Assessments
  • Health screening
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Trauma recovery
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Collecting vitals
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Acute care expertise
  • Medication Administration
Work History
School Nurse, 08/2019 to Current
Empowerment Academy & Beloved Community Charter SchoolsJersey City, NJ,
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Oversaw health services for school of 1200 students and faculty.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Performed health screening for students and faculty by conducting vision and hearing evaluations.
  • Delivered oral medications to relieve patient symptoms.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Updated patient charts using Web2School with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and follow-up care.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Registered Nurse, 05/2017 to Current
Summit Medical GroupSevierville, TN,
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
Emergency Room Technician, 12/2009 to 05/2017
GeisingerDudley, PA,
  • Assessed extent and nature of injury or illness to prioritize and establish medical procedures.
  • Quickly responded to codes and cardiac monitor alarms.
  • Measured vital statistics, collected specimens for lab analysis and recorded data in appropriate medical records.
  • Continuously monitored patients and reported changes to head nurses and physicians.
  • Followed all hospital policies and procedures and complied with local, state and federal agency and accrediting body guidelines.
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems.
  • Measured and fit crutches and canes, instructing patients on proper use of support devices.
  • Facilitated transfer of patients throughout medical facility and between departments.
  • Utilized hospital beds and wheelchairs to transport patients throughout hospital.
  • Applied orthopedic devices like traction and OCL splints.
  • Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals.
  • Monitored patients' comfort and safety during examinations and tests to alert physicians of abnormalities and changes in patient response.
  • Carried out phlebotomy procedures, including preparing patients, finding viable veins and watching for adverse reactions
  • Worked with nurses to assess patients and prepare for tests and procedures.
  • Assisted with resuscitation, CPR and emergency airway procedures.
  • Liaised between nurses, physicians, patients, and visitors.
  • Received direction and assignments from physicians and nurses, providing efficient technical support to optimize patient care.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2020
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2017
Maine College Of Health Professions - Lewiston, ME
GPA:
Certifications

ACLS

PALS

BLS

Chemotherapy Certification

Crucial Conversations Course

Care of the Dying Patient course

Care of the Critical Patient Course

SuperUser Vocera and Versus

Diabetes Management Course

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Maine College Of Health Professions

Job Titles Held:

  • School Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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