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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

After years of experience in home health was looking to further my knowledge and career in healthcare. I was searching for something more. I headed back to school at Pima Medical Institute. I attained my CNA and the continuing on doing the PCT program with Pima. Doing it with perfect attendance and a 4.0 GPA.

My first day in the Emergency Department during my cliental hours I realized the fast pace hospital environment is exactly what i had been searching for.

I am professional and dependable. Dedicated to patient care , maintaining standards of care, and offering personalized attention for a positive outcome. Eager to work along side seasoned Nurses to further my professional growth and understanding of the field. I am driven and focused. Able to work independently and as a part of team.

Skills
  • Phlebotomy Procedures
  • Initiating and discontinuing IV's/ Priming lines
  • Wound care
  • Medical documentation/charting
  • Sterile procedure
  • Foley/ straight catheter
  • EKG's/ECG's
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Specimen Delivery
  • Casting and Splinting
  • COVID/FLU/Strep swabbing
  • HIPPA/OSHA Regulations
  • Crutch Fitting
  • Removing Nasogastric (NG) Tubes
Work History
Caregiver, Special Needs, 07/2017 - Current
Radiant Senior Living Springfield, OR,

Quality Care Solutions provides attendant, habilitation, and respite care for children and adults with disabilities. We provide support in the for the families as well as the clients. Helping them navigate the world and achieve their personal and medical goals.

  • In2020 rolls expanded and I learned many new skills. I was assisting Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies over zoom.
  • Assist with rang of motion activities.
  • Extensive experience with ostomy care.
  • Seizure experience
  • Behavioral experience
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Assisted with dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation and medication reminders.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as Orthopedic braces, canes, and walkers.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Documented important patient information to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from harm.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Trained new caregivers in agency policies and proper methods to meet clients' needs.
Direct Support Professional, 04/2022 - Current
Humanim Columbia, MD,

Divine sisters is an LGBTQ group home where foster children can be themselves. As a staff member I help to guide and support children/teens in their daily lives.

  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Minimized injuries to staff or client through support or restraint to control client movements.
  • Cooked meals and assisted with tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep bedroom clean.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Consulted with supervisors to assess cases and plan strategies for enhancing care.
Direct Care Worker, 03/2016 - 11/2016
Addus Homecare Corporation Kevin, MT,

Assured home care helps to connect families with care providers. We assist in providing support to the client and their families. With the ultimate goal of the client being able to remain at home.

  • Worked primarily with memory care patients.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Analyzed overall patient performance and recommended adjustments to care plan goals, supporting individual progression.
  • Consulted with supervisors to assess cases and plan strategies for enhancing care.
  • Evaluated client progress toward established annual and quarterly goals.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager and patient family.
  • Assisted in safe ambulation.
  • Assisted clients with bathing
  • Assisted with range of ADL's
Education
Patient Care Tech: , Expected in 07/2022
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Pima Medical Institute - East Mesa Campus,
GPA:
Status -

I completed 280 clinical hours working in the emergency department at Mountain vista medical center.

  • 4.0 GPA
  • Perfect attendance
CNA 271445: Nursing Assistance, Expected in 09/2021
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Pima Medical Institute - East Mesa Campus,
GPA:
Status -

Completed 40 clinical hours at Osborn Health & Rehabilitation.

  • 4.0 GPA
  • Perfect attendance
High School Diploma: , Expected in 04/2001
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Sun Valley High School - Mesa, AZ
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Sun Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver, Special Needs
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Direct Care Worker

Degrees

  • Patient Care Tech
  • CNA 271445
  • High School Diploma

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