How can a rail cushion be used to assist a jump shot?

Yes. Here are two good examples, where the CB is jumped into the OB to make it jump into and off the nose of the cushion:

The OB can also jump by bouncing off the cushion down into the table as shown by the following example, where backspin on the CB with a fast-speed shot throws the OB up into the air slightly, giving enough height on the cushion nose to create the jump action off the table:

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