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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 29+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to patients. Knowledgeable and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Well-qualified with full credentials and extensive experience. Passionate about delivering optimal patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise.

Skills
  • Proficient in operating medical equipments as well as in medical administration, case management, and treatment planning
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible and fast-learner
  • Strong sense of teamwork, initiative, and independence at work
  • Adept in technology: Microsoft office, internet and e-mail
Education
Universidad De Sta. Isabel Naga City, Camarines Sur, Expected in 03/1992 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse License, California (Lisc. # 747008)
  • Registered Nurse License, Texas (Lisc. # 695065)
  • Basic Life Support Training
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support
Work History
Davita - Staff Registered Nurse
Syracuse, NY, 07/2018 - Current
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Coordinated with physicians to perform bedside procedures such as intravenous injections, vascular line insertions and bronchoscopies.
  • Precepted student nurses and oriented new hires, providing guidance and mentorship when teaching on hospital policies, emergency procedures and nursing best practices.
Northwest Hospital - Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse
South, WA, 10/2005 - 07/2018
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
Trinity Mother Frances Hospital - Registered Nurse, Orthopedic/ Neuro Unit
City, STATE, 03/2004 - 09/2005
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Took patient vital signs, prepared and administered medications at physician direction and monitored patient symptoms and comfortability.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Motivated nursing staff to pursue advanced training and collaborated with unit leaders to identify skill needs.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on nature of diagnosis and specifics of treatment plans.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for all patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care to patients, delegating nursing assignments and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Administered nursing care to patients with musculoskeletal disorders and degenerative conditions.
  • Supported pain management through administration of therapeutic massage and prescribed medications.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Universidad De Sta. Isabel

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Registered Nurse
  • Medical Telemetry Unit Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Orthopedic/ Neuro Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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