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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Well-qualified Registered Nurse with full Minnesota credentials and extensive experience in Psychiatric and Med-Surg settings seeking RN covid crisis opportunity. Experienced nursing professional bringing 15+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to patients faced with an extensive range of medical and psychiatric conditions. Open and clear communicator with analytical problem-solving abilities and advanced clinical expertise. Ability to work effectively with medically and behaviorally challenging patients while prioritizing care according to the most critical needs & resources. Knowledgeable about standards and documentation requirements. Skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while maintaining quality standards. Experienced & Well-organized, welcoming opportunity to take skills into new clinical opportunities of pandemic response.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment & patient assessment skills
  • Experienced in managing patient & unit needs in fast-paced post-operative and step-down environment
  • Medication administration & monitoring
  • Patient & family education
  • Patient management
  • Infection control measures
  • Documentation skills
  • Decision making
  • Conflict management
  • Customer service
  • Mentoring
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Teamwork and flexibility
  • Care plan development
Work History
Staff RN, 05/2017 to Current
Trinity Health CorporationCanal Winchester, OH,
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of up to 16 psychiatric patients in challenging locked-unit environment while working as Charge RN approximately 50% of time
  • Managed medical & psychiatric needs of patients while assuming responsibility for safety of staff and patients
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent prolonged disability
  • Updated patient charts using Avatar with interventions to support patients in mental-health crisis while managing co-morbid conditions
  • Kept records current to support accurate treatments
  • 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 unit demands as well each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care
  • Reviewed and audited documentation for accuracy; provided feedback to team members on required documentation & rationale; compiled data into Excel documents for managerial review and use in quality improvement efforts
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Conferred with physicians & various members of team to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment and behavioral-management approaches.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices using behavioral motivation strategies to reduce chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
Staff RN, 11/2016 to 07/2017
Trinity Health CorporationNewtown Square, PA,
  • Maintained highest levels of patient & family satisfaction, ensuring patient-centered care at end-of-life transitions
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Managed patient care, family needs, meal preparation & house needs
  • Monitored & ensured stock of prescribed medications from pharmacy supplier for up to 10 clients
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with terminal diagnoses from treatment initiation to funeral transport
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
Staff RN, 10/2002 to 07/2016
Trinity Health CorporationChicopee, MA,
  • Provided exceptional care to 3-7 high-acute patients needing complex care such as tracheostomy management, lumbar drain management, & extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed rapid response to critically-ill patients
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Reviewed unit scores on core measures such as pain management, patient education, patient risks related to neurosurgical care & provided staff education to help improve future measures
  • Accurately & efficiently documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization considerations
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient condition, responding to unanticipated interruptions while delegating care to achieve optimal, safe and effective outcomes
  • Coordinated care for up to 7 patients per shift in busy neuro-surgical setting with strict quality and cost constraints
  • Conferred with neurosurgeons, neurologists, physical therapists, social workers and various team members to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Ensured patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
Education
: Nursing, Expected in 04/2021
Winona State University - Winona, MN
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Nursing, Expected in 05/2002
Hibbing Community College - Hibbing, MN
GPA:
Certifications

BLS for Healthcare Providers

MN RN License # R 1580325

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School Attended

  • Winona State University
  • Hibbing Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff RN
  • Staff RN
  • Staff RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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