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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated nursing professional with 3.5 years of experience in Surgical and Med/Surg care environments. Skillful and competent at conducting patient assessments, developing individualized care plans and implementing prescribed orders. Successful at delivering high-quality patient care to advance recovery goals and improve overall health.

Skills
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Teambuilding
  • Working collaboratively
  • Wound Management
  • Diabetes management
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Patient Care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Electronic Health Records Management
Education and Training
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby, IL Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Lifespace Communities - Surgical Nurse
Jensen Beach, FL, 03/2020 - Current
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Transported patients to holding area to prepare for operating procedures.
  • Reported issues or unusual occurrences to charge personnel to act as patient advocate.
  • Sterilized and arranged operating equipment and instruments to prepare room for surgery.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Minimized infections using ChloraPrep, Mueller and Snowden-Pencer laparoscopic instruments and infection prevention products.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as [Type] by [Action].
  • Reduced potential infections using ChloraPrep, pre-op prep, Mueller and Snowden-Pence Surgical laparoscopic instruments, capital and infection prevention products.
St. Margaret’s Health - Med/Surgical Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2018 - 03/2020
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Assisted with patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Accessed patient medical history, current medications and pre-procedure instructions to confirm adherence and respond to questions.
  • Communicated with patients and recorded vitals after surgical procedures to evaluate current health status.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Recorded patient outcomes, new post-operative prescriptions and other information in patient charts.
  • Assessed patients on admission to evaluate and continually monitor.
  • Responded to emergency situations such as RRT’s by helping where needed, record situation, obtain vital signs, and commenced CPR if needed
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments to determine needs, document medical information and communicate findings with healthcare team to ensure continuum of care.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient discharge planning needs with healthcare team members.
  • Performed assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care for assigned patients, including discharge planning, utilizing interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Implemented and monitored care plans and evaluated, recorded and communicated individual patients' conditions.
  • Collaborated with healthcare teams to develop, implement, and modify individualized plans of care.
St. Margaret’s Health-Peru - Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 12/2015 - 05/2018
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.

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School Attended

  • Illinois Valley Community College

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  • Surgical Nurse
  • Med/Surgical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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