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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Summary

Devoted personal care professional skilled in fostering client health and convenience through assisting with daily activities and health needs. Driven to promote healthy habits to encourage client well-being by demonstrating healthy habits. Dedicated to applying emerging techniques to derive best possible outcomes.

Skills
  • Community activities
  • Client documentation
  • First aid and safety
  • Compassionate client care
  • Behavior redirection
Experience
Caregiver, Special Needs, 10/1999 to Current
AccentcareWaco, TX,
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Completed weekly and monthly reports summarizing activities.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Directed patients in passive and active ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Developed patient care plans with doctors and registered nurses.
  • Recommended policies, procedures and strategic goals to meet agency requirements.
Night Manager of Retirement Home, 04/2016 to 03/2020
Southeastern HealthLumberton, NC,

Was there to see to any issues that the ladies might have during the night. Was there to report any problems that might occur with the building during my shift.

Staff LPN, 09/2002 to 09/2015
Southeastern HealthLumberton, NC,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
Staff LPN, 03/1982 to 01/2000
Highlands Regional Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] patients.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
Education and Training
: Nursing LPN, Expected in 02/1982 to Mayo Vocational And Technical School - Pikeville , KY
GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Nursing
: , Expected in 06/1980 to Allen Central High School - Eastern, KY
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mayo Vocational And Technical School
  • Allen Central High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver, Special Needs
  • Night Manager of Retirement Home
  • Staff LPN
  • Staff LPN

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