Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Knowledgeable Registered Nurse with over 28 years of experience in delivering comprehensive patient care to patients of all ages Advanced skill working with diverse patient populations. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

  • Quality Nursing Care
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Medical Team Collaboration
  • Communication Skills
  • Accuracy of Charts and Records
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Work Ethic
01/2007 to 03/XXX0 Staff Nurse, Surgery Center Trihealth, Inc. | West College Corner, IN,
  • Responsibilities included preparing patients and their families for surgery
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Advised, coached, and mentored experienced and student nurses, providing guidance and education on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients. Including assessing patient baseline knowledge of their underlying medical conditions and providing resources when deemed necessary.
  • Preformed pre operative phone calls to to obtain accurate health histories and identify all health risks for surgery
  • Coordinated care with physicians to address underlying medical conditions to avoid potential complications during and after surgery
09/2002 to 12/2006 Staff/Charge Nurse, PACU Medstar Georgetown University Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Provided care for post surgical patients of all ages, including pediatrics
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Referred patients to outside specialists or hospital admission for more advanced care.
  • Collaborated closely with fellow practitioners to discuss clinical cases and determine appropriate therapies.
  • Explained medical conditions and illnesses in easy-to-understand terminology to inform and educate patients.
03/1999 to 09/2001 NICU Staff Nurse George Washington University Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to Premature Infants patients in the NICU department.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
01/1998 to 03/1999 PICU Staff Nurse Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to Pediatric Intensive Care Patients patients in the PICU department.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Devised and modified individualized plans of care and communicated patient needs to supporting healthcare teams, including social workers and case managers.
  • Counseled patients and families to provide psychological, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Completed initial and comprehensive ongoing patient and family assessments to determine healthcare needs.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
05/1992 to 03/1997 Neurosurgery Step Down Staff Nurse George Washington Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1996 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Catholic University of America, Washington, DC GPA:
Expected in 05/1992 Associate of Science | RN Montgomery College , Takoma Park, MD, GPA:

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Workers (BLS)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

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  • Catholic University of America
  • Montgomery College

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  • Staff Nurse, Surgery Center
  • Staff/Charge Nurse, PACU
  • NICU Staff Nurse
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