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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Passionate Nurse with seven years' experience in diverse healthcare settings and operating room care units. Competent in care plan development and implementation, patient care coordination and interdisciplinary teams collaboration.

  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Patient care planning
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Wound Management
  • Direct patient care
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Patient Care and Education
  • ACLS certification
  • Organization and planning
01/2016 to Current Travel Nurse Usmm | Fort Worth, TX,
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary personnel to create, implement and manage patient care plans suiting individual needs and preferences.
  • Utilized EPIC EMR to document all patient interventions, such as evaluations, care plans and observations.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Delivered exceptional service to every customer through active engagement, effective listening and well-developed interpersonal skills.
01/2015 to 12/2015 OR Nurse Catholic Health Initiative | Logan, IA,
  • Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and prevention and medication self-management to maintain continuum of care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized plans of care to restore patients' health and drive recovery goals.
  • Assessed patients, documented observations and reviewed patient charts to determine care needs.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
07/2013 to 12/2015 ICU Nurse Mission Health System, Inc | Burnsville, NC,
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Cared for patients recovering from surgical and trauma procedures and provided personalized daily assistance.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
05/1999 to 07/2013 Surgical Technologist Common Spirit | Ottumwa, IA,
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2020 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Capella University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Science | Nursing Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE GPA:
Expected in 05/1999 Diploma | Surgical Technology Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, SD GPA:

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School Attended
  • Capella University
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Southeast Technical Institute
Job Titles Held:
  • Travel Nurse
  • OR Nurse
  • ICU Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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