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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking and compassionate nursing professional bringing 4 years of experience delivering exceptional care to Med-Surg/Telemetry/Psych patients. Additionally, and experienced traveler with 2 years travel experience in various states, working in fields of med/surg/ tele/ortho/surgical onc. Works well with diverse patient population as well as staff and foster trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

Skills
  • Precepting
  • PAtient Centered Care
  • Proficiency in Nursing Assessments and Intervention
  • Foley Catheters
  • More than two years experience in Med-Surg Telemetry unit.
  • Therapeutic communication skills.
  • Critical Thinking
  • Proficiency in medication administration
  • Peripheral IV and Central lines
  • Assisted in bedside Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, and Lumbar punctures
  • More than two years experience handling Psych patients.
  • Dedicateed worker, and eager learner.
Work History
09/2021 to Current
Travel Registered Nurse Carenational Terre Haute, IN,
  • Level 2 trauma hospital, provided care for med/surg patients in a 30 bed unit, AM shift 0700-1930. Ratios are 1:5 -1:6, I often floated to different unit such as Covid med/surg, ortho, oncology, covid PCU.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Documented patient interactions and interventions in CERNER EMR.
  • Efficiently used Pyxis as medication detspensing system.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
06/2021 to 09/2021
Travel Registered Nurse Carenational Tuba City, AZ,
  • This is a Level 1 Trauma teaching Hospital, my unit is the Surgical Oncology Floor, I managed care for oncology pt's pre and post operatively. However I do not administer chemo as I am not chemo certified. I also float to med/surg floors as well as hem/Onc floors. RN-PT ratio is 1:5-6. Documented pt care in Meditech and medicine dispensing system is PYXIS.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies, and blood products.
02/2021 to 06/2021
Travel Registered Nurse Carenational Abilene, TX,
  • Managed patient care for mostly surgical orthopedic patients before and after surgery this is a Level 2 trauma hospital with 360 beds. We had 34 beds in our unit, RN to PT ratio is 1:5-6. I also worked with some med/surg patients in this floor and was floated to different floors including some PCU floors but did not handle drips. I worked night shifts during my 13 week contract here.
  • Documented and updated pt's charts through EPIC and operated PYXIS as medication dispensing system.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
08/2020 to 11/2020
Travel RN Lhc Group Lafayette, LA,
  • I worked with med/surg pts in this facility, leve2 trauma, RN to PT ratio is 1RN-1LPN-9patients. 300 bed facility and 38 beds in the unit. Their charting system is meditech and medication dyspensing system is pyxis.
  • 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.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Documented all elements of care and updated patient charts and confidential files to reflect changes in care plans, interventions applied and observations.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement and manage care plans, ensuring inclusion of patients' individual needs.
02/2018 to 08/2020
Registered Nurse Dch Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to promote safety
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes
  • 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
  • Changed out injection ports, and maintained patencies in peripheral IV's, central lines, a d PICC lines
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and worked closely with case managers and social workers to plan a safe discharge for patients
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed med-Surg/Psych unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
03/2010 to 06/2013
Certified Nurse's AIDE Harmony Home Health Tooele, UT,
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Provided patients with personal hygiene assistance by giving bedpans, baths, backrubs and assisting with travel to bathroom.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep LPN's informed of changes.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Education
Expected in 12/2017
Associate of Science: Nursing
Tulsa Community College - Tulsa, OK
GPA:
Expected in 05/2007
High School Diploma:
Memorial High School - Tulsa,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Tulsa Community College
  • Memorial High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Travel Registered Nurse
  • Travel RN
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nurse's AIDE

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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