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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and well-qualified Charge RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 5+ years experience in field and looking for a challenging, long-term position to foster my clinical growth.

Skills
  • Duty delegation
  • Staff training
  • Performance management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Patient assessments
Experience
04/2019 to Current
Weekend Night Shift Charge Nurse Icon Rocky Mount, NC,
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to Infusion/MedSurg patients on 6 east and Observation units.
07/2016 to 04/2019
Charge Nurse/ Staff Nurse Observation Unit WVU Medicine Ruby City, STATE,
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Circulated throughout multiple hospital departments to perform nursing rounds.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
07/2015 to 07/2016
Clinical Associate WVU Medicine Ruby; Observation Unit City, STATE,
  • Rendered high level of support to stressed patients prior to procedures, offering comfort and listening ear.
  • Provided assistance with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients with basic care and provided excellent service.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Maintained patient rooms and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Fairmont State University - Fairmont, WV
GPA:
Certifications
  • ACLS Certified - 2020

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School Attended

  • Fairmont State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Weekend Night Shift Charge Nurse
  • Charge Nurse/ Staff Nurse Observation Unit
  • Clinical Associate

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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