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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Registered Nurse providing work history treating patients with ostomies, chronic and acute wounds. Certification in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence specialty. Demonstrates talent for assessing patients and delivering individualized care. Skillfully adjusts and revises care plans based on patient response to boost overall outcomes. Passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and families by promoting healing and empowering the individual in their role in the healing process.

Skills
  • Competent in Ostomy care, managing fistulas, complex wound, NPWT, skin breakdown, pressure injury prevention, managing edema with multilayer wraps
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team to promote healing and to improve patient outcomes
  • Developing therapeutic relationships with patients and families
  • Identifying barriers to healing and providing patient focused education
  • Staff Development, Precepting, and Team building
Experience
Home Health Registered Nurse, 09/2021 to 01/2022
Cadia Healthcare , ,
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised administration of oral, intramuscular medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive nursing actions.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for skin care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Notified physicians of changes in patients' conditions.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Assisted patient and family with support and education as terminal cancer worsened and patient transitioned to hospice care.
  • Assisted in preventing falls, skin breakdown, and rehospitalization.
Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse , 07/2021 to 08/2021
Touro Metairie, LA,
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
  • Conducted wound assessments for patients and documented information.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Treated patients undergoing bowel surgery and experiencing digestive system wounds.
  • Viewed electronic health system records to evaluate patient wound care history, other relevant medical information and prescription medications.
  • Continually assessed patient pain levels and applied appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Trained to work with NICU population in managing ostomies, fistulas, and skin breakdown.
  • Trained to assist patients in out patient Ostomy clinic.
  • Trained to assist with re surgical marking for placement of ostomies.
Wound Care Registered Nurse, 03/2019 to 05/2021
Cadia Healthcare Wilmington, DE,
  • Position title- Wound Care Leader.
  • Responsible for leading weekly Wound Care Rounds with Interdisciplinary team to round on complex wounds, identify barriers to healing and providing patient focused education.
  • Provide treatment for ostomies, complex wounds, chronic wounds, pressure injuries, wounds requiring NPWT, fistulas, post surgical wounds, Vascular/ lymphedema (Venous stasis/ Arterial), MASD (IAD/ITD), Diabetic foot ulcers, and burns.
  • Manage and provided leadership to help staff with direct care of complex wounds, NPWT, ostomy care, pressure injury prevention, skin care/ treatment.
  • Provide education and leadership over our Wound Care Program.
  • Mentoring and training new nurses and PCTs on pressure injury prevention, wound care treatment, and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Monthly reporting and tracking of frequency of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries.
  • Competent in classifying and staging wounds
  • Work with interdisciplinary team to create treatment plan of care that is based on the individual needs of the patient and family.
  • Participate in Weekly Interdisciplinary Team Conferences.
  • Complete weekly Wound Addendums on stage 2 or greater pressure injuries and full thickness wounds (Measurements, wound assessment, and photo).
  • Coordinate care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Coordinate care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • View electronic health system records to evaluate patient wound care history, other relevant medical information and prescription medications.
  • Treat patients who have had bowel surgery and experiencing digestive system wounds, and complications post bowel surgery.
  • Minimize patient skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plans and assessing risk factors early to prevent pressure injuries.
RN Staff Nurse, 01/2018 to 02/2019
Heart N' Home Hospice And Palliative Care City, STATE,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Provided direct care of wounds, skin breakdown, and ostomy care.
RN Case Manager/Wound Care Nurse, 09/2016 to 01/2018
Advanced Wound Care Center City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with physicians on patient medications, medical needs and performance.
  • Developed patient care plans, including overall patient health assessments and evaluations.
  • Collaborated in consults, patient care plans development, patient monitoring and evaluations.
  • Provided direct care of wounds and ostomies.
  • Participated in weekly Interdisciplinary team conferences.
  • Identifying risk factors and providing education to patients and families.
RN Case Manager/Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager, 12/2015 to 08/2016
Company Name City, State,
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting positive outcomes and reducing compliance issues.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology. Education provided on death, and dying process, pain management, symptom management, and recourse.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • 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.
Wound Care Registered Nurse, 09/2014 to 11/2015
Company Name City, State,
  • Treated patients undergoing bowel surgery and experiencing digestive system wounds.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on condition management.
  • Measured wound depth to support treatment methods and monitor healing.
  • Conducted wound assessments for patients and documented information.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Treated wide range of wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, vascular wounds, lymphedema, pressure injuries, complex wounds, post surgical wounds, chronic wounds, traumatic, and burns.
  • Able to effectively treat patients under the direction of Wound Care Specialist Physician and Podiatrists specializing in foot and ankle wounds.
  • Able to treat patients with wide variety of wound care treatments including, multi layer compression wraps, NPWT, and Maggot therapy.
Education and Training
: Wound And Ostomy Experiential Pathway, Expected in
to
Emory University - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Wound and Ostomy
  • I am attempting to enroll in the Traditional pathway for Continence Course at Emory.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/2014
to
Northwest Nazarene University - Nampa, ID
GPA:
: Nursing, Expected in
to
Ventural Community College - Ventura, CA,
GPA:
  • Completed some prerequisites for applying to the nursing program.
  • Completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program over 2 semesters.
: Wound Care Certification Course, Expected in
to
Wound Care Education Institute - Morrisville, NC,
GPA:
  • Completed course, precepted by WOCN for 120 hours, and passed national exam to be Wound Care Certified (WCC).
Courses For CFCN (Certified Foot Care Nurse) Wound Care CEU, And Conservative Sharp Debridement Cert: Wound And Foot Care, Expected in
to
Dr Julia Overstreet - Spokane , WA
GPA:
Certifications and Licenses
  • Idaho RN License
  • Washington State RN License
  • CWON (Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse) through WOCNCB
  • WCC (Wound Care Certified) through NAWCCB
  • BLS/ AED

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School Attended
  • Emory University
  • Northwest Nazarene University
  • Ventural Community College
  • Wound Care Education Institute
  • Dr Julia Overstreet
Job Titles Held:
  • Home Health Registered Nurse
  • Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse
  • Wound Care Registered Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • RN Case Manager/Wound Care Nurse
  • RN Case Manager/Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager
  • Wound Care Registered Nurse
Degrees
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Courses For CFCN (Certified Foot Care Nurse) Wound Care CEU, And Conservative Sharp Debridement Cert