Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Well-qualified and dedicated Registered Nurse with extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. Excellent patient education and assessment skills. Passionate about delivering compassionate patient care with respect to individual patient needs. Works efficiently and compassionately. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise. Knowledgeable about multiple chronic conditions and treatments. Self motivated and works well independently and as part of a team. Detail oriented and excellent communication skills.

  • Patient Care
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Triaging
  • Teaching
  • Health Education
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Precepting
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Chart review
  • Computer proficient
Work History
03/2007 to Current
Staff Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Brattleboro, VT,
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance while on shift.
  • Followed all company policies and procedures during shift.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to evaluate patient data and determine patient care plans.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
06/2005 to 03/2007
Clinical Nurse Educator Adventist Health System Greater Carrollwood, FL,
  • Liaised with medical and nursing personnel to evaluate and improve teaching and nursing practices.
  • Oriented and provided instruction to new employees during orientation.
  • Prepared training materials and instructional strategies to track student progress, accurately report skills and conduct competency assessments.
  • Coached underperforming employees to help meet clinical objectives
  • Developed and created clinical assignments to assess employee skills.
  • Coordinated staff nurse assignments and patient care for over 1-10 patients per shift.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Ordered lab tests and interpreted test results and maintained patient records.
  • Explained side effects from medications and provided in-depth education to patients on diabetes, asthma, cancer and other diseases.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers.
  • Created training materials and implemented instructional strategies to track student progress, ascertain skills and development and perform staff assessments.
  • Coordinated with clinicians to develop and coordinate employee assignments.
  • Assisted with development of improved seminars and training materials.
01/1994 to 06/2005
Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse Advent Health City, STATE,
  • Assisted obstetricians and midwives with deliveries and cared for newborns directly after birth.
  • Performed vital signs checks and administered vaccinations to infants following birth.
  • Scheduled follow-up visits and instructed care for new mothers for weeks immediately following childbirth.
  • Coached new mothers with breastfeeding techniques, postpartum self-care and infant care to promote easier transition into motherhood.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as pre-eclampsia, early labor and fetal distress.
  • Assisted with care for expectant mothers from beginning to end of term, including monitoring labs, examining ultrasounds and informing mothers on what to expect in next stages of pregnancy.
  • Assessed infant health directly after birth using APGAR and monitored health for specified amount of time for any changes in status.
  • Aided with induction of labor for women suffering from complications such as preeclampsia.
  • Supported physicians in both planned and emergency Cesarean section procedures.
  • Worked closely with doctors and midwives in coaching pregnant women through childbirth and post-natal recovery.
  • Liaised with members of healthcare team to assess and coordinate patient discharge planning needs.
  • Assisted physician during delivery, examination and surgical procedures by anticipating needs, encouraging patient and attending to baby after birth.
  • Coordinated care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and immediate stabilization of newborn following delivery.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs to identify outcomes, establish care plans, monitor progress and modify care plan as needed.
  • Leveraged computerized documentation systems to monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • 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.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
Expected in 06/1993
Associate of Science: Nursing
Southern Adventist University - Collegedale, TN
Expected in 06/2004
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Adventist University of Health Sciences - Orlando, FL

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