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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused Senior Staff Nurse with in-depth knowledge of Labor and delivery nursing care procedures, processes and support. Responsible and caring professional certified in Inpatient Obstetrical Nursing, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Childbirth Education, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation. Skillful in assessing, evaluating and setting nursing care objectives. Excellent leadership, motivational and time management abilities.

Skills
  • Women's health exams
  • Medication Administration
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Acute care expertise
  • Infant vitals monitoring
  • Emergency Procedures
  • EMR / EHR
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Good listening skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Relationship-Building
  • Organization and Time management
  • Analytical skills
  • Responsible
  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Triaging
  • Shared Governance
  • Infection Control Measures
Work History
Senior Staff Nurse Vaccination Administrator RN, 12/2020 to Current
University Of Chicago Medical CenterHarvey, IL,

Administered Covid vaccines to employees of NYU enterprise. Assessed health history and allergy history of patients. Worked quickly to serve more than 900 appointments daily within a staff of RNs, pharmacists, hospital operations and senior leadership. Adhered to all quality and safety protocols regarding the administration, storage and reconstitution of the Pfizer Covid vaccine. Monitored patients with significant allergy history in monitored space. Documented each encounter in the Epic system.

Senior Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery, 04/2018 to Current
NYU Langone Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in Epic.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Assisted doctors in monitoring baby and mother health during labor.
  • Counseled families and patients through postpartum issues.
  • Took records of birthdates and times, baby weights, lengths, head circumferences and APGAR scores.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Administered epidural and patient controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • 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.
Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery, 10/2014 to 04/2018
NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Administered epidural and patient controlled analgesia to block pain from labor contractions and during birth.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and The Unit Practice Council.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on stage of labor.
  • Vaccinated patients and coworkers to protect individuals from measles, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Participated in education activities, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Oversaw delivery of care as Charge Nurse for all patients on Obstetrical Service line, Labor and Delivery, providing direct care to patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of registered nurses, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Cared for patients in 15-bed Labor and Delivery unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding nursing care to patients.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of Obstetrical patients in challenging Labor and Delivery environment.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
Staff Nurse, Pediatric and Adult Burn ICU, 07/2011 to 09/2014
NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Updated patient charts using Allscripts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Assessed and treated draining of wounds and burns.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Provided post-surgery treatment and care for patients with ostomies.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • 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.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Cared for patients in 40-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to critical care and step down patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Protected critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by limiting visitors, using proper PPE and using strong infection control procedures.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Addressed issues with multiple organ systems in patients with critical illnesses.
  • Provided expert critical care response in emergency situations involving illnesses or injuries.
  • Managed patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and other condition-stabilizing interventions.
  • Used procedures such as intubation, central lines and chest tubes to address critical symptoms and prevent further decay in patient conditions.
  • Worked on regular basis with patients suffering from conditions such as traumatic brain injuries, burns and cardiac events.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 01/2011
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus - Brooklyn, NY,
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And Sciences, Expected in
Borough Of Manhattan Community College Of The City University Of New York - New York, NY
GPA:
Certifications
  • RNC-OB Inpatient Obstetrical Nursing, National Certification Corporation
  • C-EFM Electronic Fetal Monitoring, National Certification Corporation
  • LCCE Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Basic Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Neonatal Resuscitation, American Academy of Pediatrics

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School Attended

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
  • Borough Of Manhattan Community College Of The City University Of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Staff Nurse Vaccination Administrator RN
  • Senior Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery
  • Staff Nurse, Pediatric and Adult Burn ICU

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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