Jessica Claire
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Dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 11 years of experience caring for patients. Well-versed in Joint Commission standards and typical hospital procedures focused on maximizing patient safety and maintaining strict cost controls. Results-driven Operating Room Registered Nurse offering 5-year background providing pre- and post-operation care to patients. Well-versed in preparing patients for procedures, assessing patient condition and performing post-operational tasks such as transporting patients, bandaging and stitching. Passionate and committed professional recognized for compassionate, calm demeanor. Operating room certified in 2019. Currently working on a MSN in Education.

  • Student evaluation abilities: I have closely worked with students throughout my eleven year nursing career
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities: prior to transferring to the operating room, I served in a Clinician role of a med-surg unit, supervising a staff of 50 nurses, students and support staff.
  • Planning
  • Team management: I have been a senior member of the Spines/Vascular/ENT team while working in the operating room
  • Project planning: I have overseen and conducted multiple projects in the operating room, such as encouraging family update calls, heading the Joint Commission prep-work, and assisting to develop a new project to combat surgical site infections in spine patients.
  • Communication
  • Organizational skills
  • Training & Development
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Active listening
  • Friendly, positive attitude
Senior Professional Staff Nurse , 07/2015 to Current
Horizon Health And WellnessApache, AZ,
  • Prepared operating rooms throughverifying integrity of packaging,wrapping and chemical i indicators to uphold strict asepsis standards.
  • Carried out nursing tasks safely to maintain high level of care that complied with organization's procedures and regulations.
  • Organized training and spearheaded clinical instruction to strengthen and develop staff competencies and patient care techniques.
  • Prepped operating rooms for upcoming procedures by setting out and verifying count of all necessary equipment and assessing environment for compliance with asepsis standards.
  • Pitched in to assist with nursing duties in areas where healthcare teams were short-staffed.
  • Built relationships with pre-surgical patients through compassionate approach and positive attitude.
  • Directly supported surgical team by learning to scrub various procedures and becoming proficient in my service line as well as others.
  • Anticipated surgeons' needs and maintained procedure sterility during operations by observing body language, movements and demeanors.
Senior Professional Staff Nurse, 05/2013 to 07/2015
UpmcFarrell, PA,
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Treated patients with strokes.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
Clinician, 07/2012 to 05/2013
UPMC St. MargaretCity, STATE,
  • Introduced new departmental policies and oriented staff to facilitate adoption of changes.
  • Built and maintained effective working relationships with peers and upper management.
  • Kept activities moving smoothly by coordinating schedules and personnel.
  • Performed yearly staff evaluations
  • Mentored new staff and students
  • Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching.
  • Improved medical equipment competencies and care best practices through various ongoing learning options.
  • Interviewed applicants and made recommendations for new hires.
  • Educated patients on symptoms, root issues and appropriate treatment expectations.
  • Treated patients with strokes.
Professional Staff Nurse, 06/2009 to 07/2012
UPMC St. MargaretCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Communicated core measure patient status to nurses to ensure all requirements and patient needs are met.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Monitored patient interactions to medications, therapies and changes in plans of care.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Counseled and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease self-management, wound management and medications.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Nursing Education, Expected in
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2009
Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania - Edinboro, PA
  • CNOR - 2019
  • CMSRN-2018
  • BLS Instructor-2020

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