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Jessica Claire
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Summary

I am a Registered Nurse with 5 years experience providing healthcare to a variety of patients in different institutions. I wish to leverage my experience and expertise to as a travel nurse as a way to help my fellow RNs, cover shortfalls in key departments, and of course, to see the world.

Mandated reporter for sexually abused children Volunteered in the Emergency Preparedness program with Oxford Emory University ACLS certification, BLS and first-aid NIHSS Certification, L.A. Fire Card, strong background in psychology, strong grasp of Information Systems Experience in staff training/scheduling. Excellent de-escalation techniques strong communication skills commitment to quality and service nurses on the frontline, prepared for Disasters and Emergencies WHO Vaccination Certification.

Skills
  • Medical Records Management
  • Charting and Clinical Documentation (Cerner/EPIC)
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Patient Assessments
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Patient Examination
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Care Coordination
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Community Healthcare Programming
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Needs Assessment
  • Test Interpretations
  • Treatment Plan Modification
Experience
Travel RN, 08/2022 to Current
Lhc GroupWest Orange, NJ,
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Developed and executed care plans for assigned patients.
  • Inserted and cared for catheters, feeding tubes and access sites.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Prepared medical equipment and devices to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Monitored patient fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems.
  • Documented and communicated actions and irregularities to maintain continuity among nursing teams.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms to prepare for physician exams.
  • Adhered to infection-control policies and protocols to protect employees and patients.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Educated patients and family members about preventive health care and recovery.

  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Documented nursing encounters using SOAP form of charting.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Furnished emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients and families to establish compassionate environment.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Administered medications intravenously, by injection or orally.
  • Disposed of medical waste and sharps using proper protocols.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
Travel RN, 12/2021 to 05/2022
Lhc GroupWhitley City, KY,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Developed and executed care plans for assigned patients.
  • Inserted and cared for catheters, feeding tubes and access sites.
  • Directed and instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Prepared medical equipment and devices to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Monitored patient fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems.
  • Documented and communicated actions and irregularities to maintain continuity among nursing teams.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms to prepare for physician exams.
  • Adhered to infection-control policies and protocols to protect employees and patients.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Educated patients and family members about preventive health care and recovery.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Documented nursing encounters using SOAP form of charting.
  • Furnished emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients and families to establish compassionate environment.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Administered medications intravenously, by injection or orally.
  • Disposed of medical waste and sharps using proper protocols.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
Registry RN, 07/2021 to 11/2021
Emory HealthcareOxford, GA,
  • Recommended medication, physical therapy or related therapeutic procedures to manage diagnosed conditions.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Educated patients regarding treatment medications and side effects.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system (EPIC).
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.

  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Followed established policies related to performance improvement, attendance, safety and environmental and infection-control guidelines.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Assessed patient conditions, recorded physical findings and explained prognosis.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Increased clinical retention and decreased staff burnout through contribution of resources.
Travel RN, 11/2020 to 05/2021
Lhc GroupWinter Haven, FL,
  • Provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with established standards of care, policies, and procedures
  • Remains flexible to changing systems while demonstrating quality and effectiveness in clinical practice; and treating co-workers, patients, families, and all members of the health care team with dignity and respect.
  • Administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Inserted and cared for catheters, feeding tubes and access sites.
  • Directed and instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Developed and executed care plans for assigned patients.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Prepared medical equipment and devices to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Monitored patient fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems.
  • Documented and communicated actions and irregularities to maintain continuity among nursing teams.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms to prepare for physician exams.
  • Checked medical stock to determine inventory levels and maintain nursing supplies.
  • Adhered to infection-control policies and protocols to protect employees and patients.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Educated patients and family members about preventive health care and recovery.
  • Responded to codes or patient crises as part of rapid-response team.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
AMN Healthcare Agency Travel Nurse, 08/2020 to 10/2020
Lhc GroupZanesville, OH,
  • Floated between several additional campuses totaling 909 beds and several unit specialties, to took part in offering the most comprehensive care to the region
  • Specialized in the neuro ICU, which ranged from traumatic brain injuries, as a result of trauma, to medical diagnoses such as stroke, epilepsy, intracranial aneurysm, brain tumors and other neurological disorders.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
  • Documented and communicated actions and irregularities to maintain continuity among nursing teams.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Travel RN, 03/2020 to 07/2020
Cornerstone Healthcare GroupBroken Arrow, OK,
  • Executed the nursing process, assessed and collected patient health data, diagnoses, implemented and re-evaluated the implementation process.
  • Followed through on doctor’s orders, while organizing the patient’s daily plan of care.

  • Inserted and cared for catheters, feeding tubes and access sites.
  • Directed and instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Developed and executed care plans for assigned patients.
  • Prepared medical equipment and devices to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Monitored patient fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems.
  • Documented and communicated actions and irregularities to maintain continuity among nursing teams.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms to prepare for physician exams.
  • Adhered to infection-control policies and protocols to protect employees and patients.
  • Learned and developed unique skills, specialties and practices based on site and patient needs.
  • Educated patients and family members about preventive health care and recovery.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Furnished emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients and families to establish compassionate environment.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Updated patient charts to reflect changes to care plans, interventions and observations.
Registered Nurse, 02/2018 to 03/2020
Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital/MSICUCity, STATE,
  • Acquired broad experience in caring for patients, and developed a sound understanding about the care of a particular patient population
  • Routinely used acquired knowledge, theory, research and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations
  • Delivered safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process
  • Demonstrated and developed assessment skills
  • Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes
  • Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. EPIC)
  • Planned and implemented patient care independently
  • Utilized patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care
  • Evaluated patient's response to planned care and adjusts plan of care as appropriate
  • Identified patient and family learning needs and made recommendations to resources regarding those needs
  • Recognized needs and advocated for patient based on knowledge of condition
  • Had awareness of one's own values and how they affect interactions and relationships
  • Recognized that cultural differences needed to be considered in developing patient and family relationships (focused on identifying cultural norms)
  • Identified and implemented a course of action in non-routine situations
  • Respected and maintained confidential information
  • Accepted personal accountability for professional development and growth.
Mental Health Associate II, 04/2008 to 11/2017
Wellstar Cobb Hospital/Behavioral HealthCity, STATE,
  • Performed admission procedures and collected pertinent data for patient assessment with developmental disabilities, mental and addictive disorders.
  • Observe and report changes in patient behavior and health condition.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses, social workers and mental health assessors in providing for the psychosocial and physical needs of patients.
  • Facilitated interventions according to service treatment plan as delegated by the medical staff
  • Established goal oriented relationships with patients in order to promote recovery.

  • Led prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth discharge.
  • Bathed, fed and dressed patients based on individual abilities.
  • Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
  • Conducted or assisted in treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients by performing basic assessment procedures.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Used thermometers or blood pressure gauges to take and record measures of patients' physical condition.
  • Verified patient health history and contact information for chart accuracy.
  • Developed educational and therapeutic groups to foster participants' independence and social skills.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Engaged clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, education and life skills.
  • Utilized crisis intervention, behavior modification and mindfulness techniques to decrease client mental health symptoms.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2017 to Chamberlain University - Atlanta,
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Masters: Management of Information Systems, Expected in 03/2008 to Strayer University - Atlanta,
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2001 to Langston University - Langston, Oklahoma
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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • Strayer University
  • Langston University

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel RN
  • Travel RN
  • Registry RN
  • Travel RN
  • AMN Healthcare Agency Travel Nurse
  • Travel RN
  • Registered Nurse
  • Mental Health Associate II

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters
  • Bachelor of Science

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