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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated healthcare professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Care Coordination
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Medication Administration
  • Microsoft Office
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
11/2017 to 04/2020
Staff Nurse University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mars, PA,
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Formulated plans for nursing measures to restore, maintain and promote patients' physical and mental health.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Established staff schedules and assignments based on facility needs and equipment availability.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Managed elements of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer to other units.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
07/2012 to 07/2017
Staff Nurse University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mcsherrystown, PA,
  • Managed pre-op and post-operative patient care by stocking medical supplies and preparing operating rooms.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Recorded and measured patients' vital signs, including weight, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions, including and interventions.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
10/2009 to 06/2012
Staff Nurse University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Middletown, PA,
  • Directed patient care by initiating and following through with plan of care, continuing care and discharge instructions.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Assessed physical, psychological, physiologic and cognitive status of patients.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Assessed medical status of patients pre- and post-operation by checking vital parameters and supervising food intake.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
Education
Expected in 03/2009
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of The Cordilleras - Baguio City,
GPA:
Accomplishments

    Pressure Injury Task Force Leader

    Unit Base Council Secretary

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School Attended

  • University of The Cordilleras

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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