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

Driven, hardworking Registered Nurse bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing 5-year record of success in nursing and desiring Surgical position with Cox-health facility.

Skills
  • Registered Nurse
  • Hospital Experience
  • CPR
  • Acute care expertise
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Collecting vitals
  • Data Entry
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Oxygen saturation standards
  • Medication Administration
Work History
05/2017 to Current
Traveling Registered Nurse Jackson Nurse Professionals Jersey City, NJ,
  • 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
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including therapeutic interventions and diagnostic procedures
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • 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
  • Identified new and relevant conditions by conducting health screenings , reviewing patient histories and notifying the phycsian in a timely manner
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Cared for patients in 31-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and skillset workshops
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC , Meditech , and Cerner with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
01/2016 to 07/2019
Registered Nurse Mediware Information Systems, Inc. Overland Park, KS,
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation
  • Developed strategy to target nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and suggest actionable improvements to promote hospital-wide quality and safety initiatives
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management
  • Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including rehab and diagnostic procedures
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Provided didactic and clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management
  • 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
  • Cared for patients in 30-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices
  • 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
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns
  • Advocated for patients by communicating care preferences to practitioners, verifying interventions met treatment goals and identifying insurance coverage limitations
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 6 patients each day in high-volume hospital setting
01/2014 to 01/2016
Nurse Assistant Providence Health & Services Vancouver, WA,
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs
  • Provided direct personal patient observation, care and assistance to 12 patients per shift in surgical medical facility
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep acting Nurse informed of changes
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Cared for average of 12 patients per 12 hours shift in Cox-health facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding all medical records
  • Employed mobility devices and lift equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines
  • Documented patient symptoms, medical histories and current medications with Cerner Software
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to Charge Nurse
Education
Expected in 12/2015 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Southwest Baptist University - Springfield , MO,
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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School Attended

  • Southwest Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Traveling Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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