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

I am an experienced nurse with critical thinking skills. I have good time management skills and enjoy patient care. I am responsible and dependable. I give my all and have large amount of energy.

Resourceful registered nurse with 40 years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge of emergency care and nursing care techniques and methods.

Resourceful Registered Nurse with 40 years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge of emergency care and nursing care techniques and methods.

Skills
  • Medication and IV Administration
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Examination
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Employee Work Scheduling
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Risk Management
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Time Management
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
  • Attention to Detail
Experience
12/1982 to Current
Staff Nurse, Emergency Department St. Charles Health System Redmond, OR,
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Treated and monitored wounds using liquid skin, sutures and bandages.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Transported patients to and from rooms and prepared for treatments according to individual specifications.
  • Incorporated business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Educated nursing students on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Documented services and collected required data for evaluation.
12/1982 to 06/2023
Senior Patient Care Coordinator Pacific Medical Centers Shoreline, WA,
  • Manage staff and work flow
  • Patient care
  • Scheduling
  • Evaluations
  • Team meetings
  • Order supplies
  • Education and mentoring younger staff
  • Provided administrative support for patient care staff.
  • Established strong work network by building professional relationships with physicians and fellow employees.
  • Received and routed care team messages and documents to appropriate staff.
  • Troubleshot and resolved complex customer service issues to enhance patient and family experience.
  • Processed patient intake information and updated medical records prior to treatment.
  • Assured regulatory compliance and professionalism across patient service.
  • Liaised effectively with patients, doctors and staff members, assessing medical charts and promoting high level of communication and interaction.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Demonstrated flexibility during changes to patient care practice.
  • Collaborated with nursing staff to advocate for individual patient needs and insurance coverage.
  • Identified potential problems and patient care trends.
  • Explained policies, procedures and services to patients.
  • Built work schedules and staff assignments, taking workload, space and equipment availability into consideration.
  • Established solid relations with leadership and staff by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental information exchanges.
  • Monitored inpatient bed use, facilities and staff to provide optimal use of resources.
  • Kept informed of advances in medicine and computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment.
05/2000 to 06/2006
Interventional Radiology Nurse Common Spirit Pasadena, TX,
  • Iv starts
  • Medical history
  • Sedation
  • Vitals
  • Lab review
  • Follow up
03/1986 to 08/1988
Registered Nurse, Prompt Medical Care City, STATE,
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2009 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Purdue University Calumet - Hammond, IN
GPA:
Expected in 01/1983 to to
Bachelor of Science: Animal Science
Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
GPA:
Expected in 12/1982 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Purdue University Calumet
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Senior Patient Care Coordinator
  • Interventional Radiology Nurse
  • Registered Nurse,

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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