Staff Nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced, licensed practical Nurse, with strong clinical, and interpersonal skills. Experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Self dedicated, strong work ethics, self reliable, and punctual. Excellent organization and prioritizing skills.

Bachelor of Science: Nurse, Expected in
Univeristy of Holy Cross - New Orleans, LA,

Currently Enrolled

Licensed Practical Nurse : , Expected in 2009
Nunez Community College - Chalmette, LA

Certificate in Biotechnology: , Expected in 2003
Nunez Community College - Chalmette, LA

Work History
Staff Nurse, 06/2021 - Current
Methodist Health System Waxahachie, TX,
  • Responsible for nursing care of 29 patients daily on long term nursing unit. 15 patients on step down/rehab unit
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families. Responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Performed nasal swab testing for Covid-19, administered covid 19 vaccinations, set up and adhered to Covid 19 isolation protocols
  • Administered medications via orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, transdermal, peg tub, inhalation etc. Monitored responses to medications
  • Started IV, administered fluids as ordered
  • Insertion and removal of foley and intermittent catheters
  • monitor and drain chest tube
  • Obtained vital signs and accuchecks daily
  • Collected urine and blood specimens for lab
  • Obtained and read lab results, notified provider as needed
  • Tracheotomy care, Peg tube care with Bolus/continuous peg tube feedings
  • Administered and monitored oxygen, C-pap and Bi-pap therapy
  • assessed and managed care of colostomy
  • Managed patients recovering from medical injuries and/or surgical procedures such as hip replacements, subdural hematomas, craniotomies, fractures r/t falls, sepsis, long-term IV antibiotic therapy, colon resections, various cancers at various stages etc
  • Performed basic wound care when needed
  • Conducted patient health assessments upon admission
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical presentation, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Skilled "lookback" assessments, chart notes using PointClickCare EMR
  • Attend in-service classes to stay updated on latest medical treatments and procedures to better serve our patients.
  • Oriented and mentored newly licensed nurses and LPN nursing students
  • Supervised and delegated to 4 nursing aides daily.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.

Correctional Nurse, 10/2017 - 06/2021
Crownhills Enterprises Inc Wernersville, PA,
  • Completed physical assessment, gathered medical history on new inmates upon Intake
  • Monitored and managed daily log on inmates who were placed on suicide or medical watch
  • Stabilized prisoners suffering from falls, stab wounds, drug overdoses and other injuries.
  • Performed tasks and managed 250+ inmates daily including juveniles, and geriatrics
  • Used CO-EMR to schedule and manage patient appointments, and task
  • Used City tele coin via computer and kiosk to communicate with inmates
  • Used Tele Med software and zoom to conduct inmate medical and mental health appointments with providers through web cam
  • Monitored Infection Control and Critical Incidents. Administered PPD, TB skin test upon intake, scheduled annual PPD testing as well as chest x-rays
  • Ordered and read lab tests, x-rays, and EKGs
  • Administered medications via orally, transdermal, intramuscular, subcutaneous etc.
  • Monitored accuchecks daily
  • Performed wound care on both superficial and deep tissue wounds.
  • Performed Urine analysis with testing stripes
  • Removed sutures and staples per orders
  • Assisted in diagnostics and treatment for patients with HIV, HCV, and other STI
  • Utilized COWS & CIWA evaluations
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Administered vaccines for MMR, Pneumonia, Influenza, Hepatitis, Covid 19 etc.
  • Delegated tasks and provided leadership for 4 nurses and support personnel
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions within prison walls
  • Performed nasal swab testing for Covid 19, followed CDC recommendations and protocols
  • Performed mental health evaluations when warranted and recommended patients to therapists
  • Conducted daily nursing clinic, approximately 60 inmates with various needs
  • Notified physician or NP for orders as needed
  • Assisted with physician and mental health clinic via webcam.
  • Treated many patients with drug addiction and mental health diagnosis
  • Sole nurse for entire facility when working night shift
  • Quickly responded to and managed code blue situations on a daily basis. Many code blues consisted of injuries due to physical altercations, drug overdoses, suicide attempts, seizures, severe withdrawal from drugs or alcohol

Clinical/Nurse Liaison, 01/2014 - 07/2015
Saint Catherine Memorial Long Term Care Facility City, STATE,
  • Effectively served as primary liaison, forging relationships with doctors, case mangers, social workers and other staff members of facilities in New Orleans, metro area providing healthcare
  • Strategically planned methods to achieve operational goals and targets
  • Continually maintained and improved company's reputation and positive image in markets served
  • Promoted growth for medical care business through networking, telecommunications, marketing, market research, community outreach
  • Scheduled and hosted in-services to promote business
  • Held weekly marketing meetings to bring community feedback to staff
  • Verified health insurance coverage for patients
  • Negotiated with Medicaid to increase payment for services
  • Increased occupancy by 50%
  • Completed pre-admission assessments on patients prior to admission
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Independent judgment and decision making
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Patient detoxification
  • Competence in Covid 19 protocols
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Corrections environments
  • Geriatrics community
  • Direct Patient Care
  • BLS
  • IV

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School Attended

  • Univeristy of Holy Cross
  • Nunez Community College
  • Nunez Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Correctional Nurse
  • Clinical/Nurse Liaison


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certificate in Biotechnology

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