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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 14+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to cardiac, respiratory, heart failure and medical/surgical patients. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Ambitious Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in cardiac vascular nursing. Expert in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from medical or surgical procedures, heart failure and cardiac procedures such as heart catheterization, direct current cardioversion and open heart surgery. Accomplished in leading unit-based groups to improve delivery of care and patient satisfaction.

Skills
  • High level of autonomy
  • Medication Administration
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • EPIC use
  • Acute care expertise
  • Confidentiality
  • Patient privacy
  • Lab result interpretation
  • IV setup
  • Patient assessments
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Performing EKGs
  • Chest pain management
  • Foley catheters
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Care plan development
  • Precepting
Work History
11/2020 to Current
Registered Nurse Case Manager Corizon Health, Inc. Cumberland, MD,
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
  • Created individualized care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated appropriate nursing methods to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Performed evaluations on consistent basis to address changes in patient needs, conditions and medications, altering care plans when required.
  • Participated in on-call rotations to deliver after-hours care.
  • Participated in patient and family planning process, as well as provided instructions and addressed question and concerns.
  • Authored initial assessments of patients and family to develop plans for individual home care needs.
  • Coordinated with interdisciplinary professionals to develop plans of care, administer tests and monitor patient status.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Administered medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Managed case load of up to 50 members
  • Made appointments for members, completed follow up recommendations with coordination and collaboration with specialists.
  • Filled pill planners for patients unable to manage medications
  • Provided home nursing assessments and treatments for those unable to come to clinic
10/2020 to 11/2020
Team Leader/ Medication Nurse Nuvance Health Hyde Park, NY,
  • Maximized efficiency by removing safety hazards and debris from work areas.
  • Answered patient call signals, intercom system notifications and signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Measured and recorded patients' vital signs, including weight, height, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Checked vital signs and administered prescription medication under guidance and supervision of skilled nursing staff to facilitate basic health care services.
  • Worked collaboratively, functioned as effective member and encouraged and supported fellow team members to reach common goals.
  • Reported changes in patient condition and needs and documented daily activities to support continuity of care.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
04/2020 to 08/2020
RN Case Manager Cranial Technologies Richmond, VA,
  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • 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.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
05/2005 to 03/2020
Registered Nurse UPMC Pinnacle Health City, STATE,
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • 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.
Education
Expected in 05/2002 to to
High School Diploma:
Port Allegany High School - Port Allegany, PA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Provided support to nurses and physicians in a 44-bed cardiac telemetry unit.
  • Made staffing decisions, patient assignments and called supervisor if patient was not appropriate for our unit.
  • Resource for newer nurses on the unit.
Certifications

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School Attended

  • Port Allegany High School
  • Pennsylvania State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Team Leader/ Medication Nurse
  • RN Case Manager
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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