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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Multi-talented wound care nurse with 3 years of experience administering treatment to wound care patients. Highly proficient at caring for patients with various stages and types of wounds. Maintained communication with physicians and other staff to propel continuum of care.

Hardworking and reliable perinatal nurse with strong ability in high stress and emergency situations. Offering compassionate and quality nursing care. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments.

Skills
  • Healthcare management
  • Case management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Unit administration
  • Pain management
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Examination
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Care Coordination
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Attention to Detail
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Nursing Performance Assessment
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem-Solving
  • Computer skills (next-gen, power-chart, med streaming and GE Efm)
Experience
09/2019 to Current Wound Care Nurse Amita Health | Cincinnati, OH,
  • I also have training in med streaming and nextgen for our documentation and had access to some GE to look up information through GE but no charting on this program
  • Assessing, cleansing, measuring, photographing, documenting and assisting in debriding wounds, dressing changes, and providing patient education
  • Preauthorizing for procedures/ treatments, notifying patients of test results, and scheduling
  • Treatments such as wound vacs, casting for diabetic foot ulcers, and profore and unna boot wrapping.
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
  • Conducted wound assessments for patients and documented information.
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Measured wound depth to support treatment methods and monitor healing.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Minimized patient skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plan.
  • Treated complex wounds not healed in 12 weeks, including diabetic ulcers, vascular wounds and trauma-related wounds.
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on condition management.
09/2002 to Current Charge Csd Autism Services | San Bernardino, CA,
  • RN and Perinatal RN bedside nursing in labor and delivery, postpartum and well nursery
  • Worked mainly in labor and delivery which included high risk patients and close monitoring,IV initiation, IV medications and drips, educating patients on labor progression etc, straight catheter and foley catheter placement, cervical checks, fetal scalp electrode placement and assisting with epidurals, c-sections
  • Had computerized charting through cerner, power chart and QS
  • Obtained NCC accreditation during this period and then l became clinical leader.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings.
  • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Examined patients and studied symptoms to diagnose conditions.
  • Modified treatment and care plans, as necessary.
  • Maintained patient records and verified patient privacy and clinical compliance to minimize data breaches.
  • Created comprehensive medical histories to facility continuity of care.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining steps in rapid response situations.
  • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
07/1999 to Current Perinatal Nurse Benedictine Health System | White Bear Lake, MN,
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise 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.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and spinning babies workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
10/2016 to 09/2019 Clinical leader Mercy Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • I would be scheduled a couple office nights a month in which I work on evaluations, policies and other projects for the unit
  • I ran simulations for our unit and spearheaded the shoulder dystocia impact premium for all nurses, residents and staff physicians
  • Worked on many Trinity initiatives rollouts such as shoulder dystocia, oxytocin lower premium initiatives etc
  • Mostly worked on the unit and oversaw postpartum, nursery/NICU, and labor/delivery nurses and patients
  • Assisted in all deliveries, triaging outpatients, documentation on fetal monitor strips and ensured correct interventions were being implemented
  • Ran as lead RN in critical/emergent situations
  • Computer programs Cerner, power chart, and QS fetal monitoring knowledge.
  • Partnered with nurse manager to raise standards of practice by monitoring, analyzing and correcting staff performance.
  • Liaised with physicians and ER staff to reduce critical minutes between admission and treatment and boost patient outcomes.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise 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.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
10/1997 to 07/1999 LPN Mercy Health System | City, STATE,
  • LPN on postpartum unit while I was in nursing school for my associates degree
  • Cared for low risk new mothers and babies
  • Vitals, education, assisting with breastfeeding, medication administration and pain management
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2018 to to Bachelor's | Nursing Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, IL GPA:
Expected in 05/1999 to to Associate | Nursing North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, IA GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 to to LPN | Licensed practical nursing North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, IA GPA:
Certifications
January 2021 to January 2023 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) NCC-EFM June 2024 LPN August 2021 Inactive currently BLS Certification January 2021 to January 2023

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • North Iowa Area Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Wound Care Nurse
  • Charge
  • Perinatal Nurse
  • Clinical leader
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Bachelor's
  • Associate
  • LPN

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