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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Committed RN with over 20 years of experience and devotion to optimal behavioral and medical support. Caring and hardworking with desire to positively impact patients and families with expert, compassionate care. Well-versed in handling needs in both highly-structured and unstructured environments while calmly coordinating simultaneous patient needs.

Skills
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Admissions and discharge processes
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification
  • TNCC certified
  • Basic life support certified
  • Educating patients
Experience
02/XXX7 to Current
Staff Nurse, Emergency Department Hennepin County Medical Center Richfield, MN,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Monitored patients for signs of distress or decompensation and alerted staff of emergency situations.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
08/XXX4 to 06/2020
Clinical Coordinator Novant Health Kernersville, NC,
  • Managed patient flow and directed nurses and doctors to ensure medical assignments are completed on time.
  • Coordinated with nurse manager to develop programs targeting nurse education, overall departmental competencies, individual performance, patient safety and service-related issues.
  • Admitted patients to services and completed thorough clinical documentation.
  • Monitored clinical staff work hours, sick days and vacation time.
  • Coordinated weekly work schedules for all department employees.
  • Introduced new departmental policies and oriented staff to facilitate adoption of changes.
  • Interviewed applicants and made recommendations for new hires.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
  • Partnered with nurse manager to raise standards of practice by monitoring, analyzing and correcting staff performance.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
02/2009 to 12/XXX6
Charge Registered Nurse Davita Newington, VA,
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of patients.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
02/2000 to 01/2009
Charge Nurse Berkshire Healthcare Danvers, MA,
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1998
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Cedar Crest College - Allentown, PA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cedar Crest College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Charge Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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