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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Energetic and motivational nurse leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.Fully credentialed RN with experience in providing care in the hospital setting with a background in geriatrics and med surge.

Licenses
  • IOWA NURSING LICENSE 129835 05-07-14 to 04-15-17
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 03-12-14 to 3-08-16
  • Advanced Cardiovascular life support (ACLS) Certification 01-26-15 to 1-31-17
  • Dependent adult and child abuse 5-22-14
Skill Highlights
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Sterilization techniques mastery
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Medication administration expert
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Infection control standards expert
Professional Experience
02/2014 to Current
Staff Nurse Neurosurgery/Neurology Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries Pottsville, PA,
  • Treated patients with strokes, brain tumors, head traumas, intracranial hematomas, spinal stenosis, spinal abscess and neurological deficits
  • Monitored and managed ventric lines lumbar drains
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.

05/2013 to 2014
Director of Nursing Wexford Health Sources Inc Lincoln, IL,
  • Supervised employees, led recruiting and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
03/2012 to 05/2013
Registered Nurse Community Medical Centers Fresno, CA,
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Managed care for post- operative patients through discharge.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
03/2008 to 11/2011
Certified Nursing Assistant Westridge Care Center City, STATE,
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents..
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
Education and Training
Expected in 2016
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Upper Iowa University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
GPA:

Two semester left in BSN program with an expected graduation date of 3-20-16

Expected in 2012
Nursing Associate: Nursing
Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
GPA:

Completed ADN program

Expected in 2011
Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse:
Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
GPA:

Complete LPN program

Skills

  • Microsoft
  • Acute care/ Geriactrics
  • Disease prevention
  • Emotional support
  • Hospice
  • Infection control
  • Administering medication
  • Organizational skills
  • Patient advocacy
  • Policies, processes and quality
  • Rehabilitation and safety, staffing
  • Supervision
  • Post surgical care

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School Attended

  • Upper Iowa University
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Kirkwood Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse Neurosurgery/Neurology
  • Director of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Nursing Associate
  • Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse

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