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

Registered Nurse with 6+ years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations. I joined UPMC's System Nursing Resource division after serving the stroke, neurosurgery, and trauma population for over 5 years with UPMC Mercy. I have provided education and clinically competent care to not only to the neuro/trauma patient population, but to the transplant populations including small bowel, liver, double lung, and heart. Over the past 6 years, I have primarily enjoyed and effectively imparted education regarding all of these areas of specialty. In addition, during my tenure at UPMC Mercy, I was elected co-chairman of the Quality and Education council and was responsbile for assisting the Chairman in keeping minutes, directing our council on various quality projects for the year and collecting data on hospital-wide areas of improvment in clinical care. Moreover, I attended unit based Shared Governance meetings every month. Eventually, I was selected to be a representative of UPMC Mercy in Houston, TX for the 2017 Magnet Conference. I also had the honor of being selected as the Cameo of Caring, Nurse of the Year Award for UPMC Mercy in 2018.

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Neurological procedure knowledge
  • Competent Pharmaceutical awareness and knowledge
  • Robust speaking skills
  • Able to articulate ideas effectively and clearly
  • Able to lead meetings, create agendas
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Customer crisis resolution abilities
  • Superior interpersonal skills
Work History
12/2018 to Current
System Nursing Resources, Senior Professional Staff Nurse Saratoga Medical Center Ventura, CA,
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Take assignments on different units every shift based on current hospital needs. 
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • 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.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
02/2014 to 12/2018
Senior Professional Staff Nurse Traditions Spirits Denton, TX,
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Chronic patient care in progressive care unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 5-7 patients per shift.
  • Assisted doctors with lumbar punctures at the bedside. 
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA’s) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Preceptor of new employees.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Charge Nurse for Neurological-Trauma Unit overseeing all flow in and out of the unit. 
2010 to 01/2013
Phlebotomist Jefferson Regional Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
08/2004 to 2010
Stock Clerk Giant Eagle Supermarket City, STATE,
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Described product to customers and accurately explained details and care of merchandise.
  • Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory and special orders.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock product based on customer requests.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Served as the main liaison between customers, management and sales team.
  • Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.
  • Executed in-season pricing strategies, including promotions and markdowns to reach financial targets.
  • Routinely answered customer questions regarding merchandise and pricing.
  • Asked open-ended questions to assess customer needs.
  • Recommended alternative items if product was out of stock.
Expected in 2012
Associate of Science: Nursing
Community College of Allegheny - West Mifflin, PA
  • Project Assistance
    Worked directly with my Clinician and Unit Director on decreasing VTE rates in our neurological surgery patient population by bringing evidence based practice to our neurosurgeons in regards to anticoagulation use post-operatively. This led to a dramatic decrease in VTE rates from 30%+ the previous year, to 1% the subsequent year.
  • Cameo of Caring Award, Nurse of the Year Honoree for UPMC Mercy Hospital, May-2018.
  • Elected to Quality and Educational Council Co-Chairman
  • Received several "Above and Beyond" commendations from patients, families, and co-workers.
  • Top Neurosurgeon recognized me for my attention detail and quick intervention.
  • Patient's family wrote to the President of UPMC Mercy commending my clinical knowledge and teaching skills as well as my care.

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