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

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 7+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements. Effective at tracking vitals and responses to treatments, administering medications and transcribing orders. Good relationship-building and problem-solving abilities. Previously, Licensed in West Virginia with LPN and currently certified in First Aid/CPR. Dependable healthcare team member with sound judgment, excellent clinical abilities and smooth bedside manner. Track and chart vitals and other markers to help patients, support team treatment goals and boost outcomes. Specialist experience in Geriatric, Pediatric, and Intellectual developmental disabilities patient support. I am skilled at communicating, organizing and solving problems to improve level of care and raise quality rankings of not only health care facilities, but in office settings and with any customer service. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of task oriented and team work and training in communication (intrapersonal). Motivated to learn, grow and excel in any job I put my effort into.

Accomplishments
  • Hosa Winner in 2012 at a competition in Nashville, TN. A team of four, in critical thinking exceeded every other state team and won 1st place.
  • Supervised team of 30 staff members or more at a time.
  • Documented and resolved critical issues in healthcare and other administrative areas which led to success and decreased incidents/accidents.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team/Interdisciplinary team to develop essential and accurate care for residents/clients.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets. Microsoft Word for essential documents needed in each setting.
Skills
  • Pulse Oximetry Tracking
  • Patient Management
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Shared Governance
  • Process Optimization
  • Infection Control
  • Transcribing Orders
  • Treatment Planning
  • Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Medical Records Management
  • Breathing treatments
  • Outpatient care
  • Caregiving skills
  • Documenting intake
  • Maintaining nutrition
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Case management
  • Medical office administration
  • Patient Assessments
  • EMR / EHR
  • Writing reports
  • Inpatient care
  • Responsible
Work History
09/2020 to 02/2021 Aide/PCA/LPN Job Corps | Cassadaga, NY,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Administered medications, immunizations, and controlled narcotics. Worked with RN Supervisor with orders and medication inventory.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to RN Supervisor/MPOA/Administrator, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Used blood pressure (stethoscopes), thermometer, pulse ox, and other medical tools to obtain patient vital signs under supervision of RN Supervisor.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Performed daily evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Cared for up to 12 patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from families and other healthcare professionals to provide basic assistance and medical concerns.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting all areas of facility and equipment.
08/2016 to 08/2020 Licensed Practical Nurse Job Corps | Bangor, ME,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Performed functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Used vital monitoring equipment and medical tools to obtain patient vital signs. Monitored and educated Certified Nursing Assistants to utilize and effectively document.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Collaborated with multi care team members to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Used aseptic techniques, to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges through PCC and EPIC.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Performed daily evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in PCC/EPIC to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to MD, RN supervisors, DON, and MPOA, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Cared for over 60 patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including Social Workers, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Doctors, various specialists, and patients and their families to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
02/2013 to 08/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse Brooklyn Community Services | Brooklyln, NY,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Performed functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Used medical tools to obtain patient vital signs and supervised and educated CNA's how to appropriately take and document all vital signs.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Collaborated with various medical professionals to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Used aseptic techniques, to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges through PCC and EPIC.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Performed daily evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in PCC and EPIC to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to all of the care team for the patient, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans and evaluations per week.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Cared for over 40 patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Administered medications, controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including many different medical professionals to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
05/2010 to 02/2013 Program Director The Mentor Network- REM | City, STATE,
  • Developed staffing program from ground up, laying out framework and defining roles, for opening new homes for waiver clients who were admitted to our services.
  • Improved success of program by making proactive adjustments to operations.
  • Supported waiver clients and staff in our program by nurturing professional relationships with community members and clients.
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient schedules by collaborating with staff members for up to 5 different homes. Covering call offs and weekend on call rotation.
  • Assisted regional director with compliance, payroll, as well as, all client waiver support by assisting the behavioral specialist and the service coordinator in the clients care.
  • Identified risks and developed alternative plans to ensure all compliance for the home was in place, as well as, all compliance for OSHA and Waiver regulations were being followed.
  • Provided ongoing direction and leadership for all staff.
  • Developed and organized routine and special programming for staff to follow in each home to ensure all ADL's, behavior compliance, and routine was being followed in accordance with the waiver program requirements.
  • Oversaw team of up to 5 staff per home in 5 residential homes.
  • Resolved client issues quickly using accurate risk management tools and team members when needed.
  • Scheduled and supervised staff meetings to discuss new ideas and update participants on program details and Clairetones, and to ensure all training and compliance was up to date and completed.
  • Prior to this position, I held a Direct Support Position from 2004 until I graduated from LPN School in 2013. I started as a DSP, went into this position, and worked as a PRN LPN until 2013.
Education
Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma | Ritchie County High School, Ellenboro, WV, GPA:
Expected in 08/2013 Licensed Practical Nurse | Practical Nursing Monongalia County Technical Education Center, Morgantown, WV GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified CPR, First Aid - 2 Year Expires 2023
  • Licensed LPN - 2013-2020- Expired

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School Attended

  • Ritchie County High School
  • Monongalia County Technical Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Aide/PCA/LPN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Program Director

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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