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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Thoughtful and organized [Job Title] with ample experience supporting general nursing staff in providing exceptional care to patients of varying need and distress. Team-oriented leader with flexibility and creativity through support of collaborative atmosphere and individuals' leveraging of personal strengths. Well-versed in quick analysis and assessment of patient charts to recommend care regimens based on extensive field experience. Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Specialize in [Type] patient care. Cares for [Type] patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in [State]. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs. Top skills in communication, medication administration and wound care. Industrious [Type] Nurse with expertise in [Area of expertise] and exceptional [Skill] skills. Motivated to administer thorough and compassionate care in [Type] settings. Communicate effectively with patients, families and colleagues alike.

Skills
  • Patient triage
  • Medication administration
  • Decision-making
  • Training & Development
  • Verbal and written communication
Experience
05/2017 to Current
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse Wellpath Valdosta, GA,
  • 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.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] patients.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw patient care.

Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.

09/1994 to 01/2013
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse Wellpath Woodland, CA,
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Supported nurses in providing routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Supported professional development of nurses with ranging experience levels, encouraging continual education and adaptation to evolving circumstances.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw patient care.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Followed doctor and nurse instructions for medication management and charting of vital signs.
  • Assisted with development, optimization and management of nursing standards and policies.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
to
Private Duty Nurse Addus Homecare Corporation Swartz Creek, MI,
  • Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition.
  • Performed wound care, monitored catheters and recorded food and fluid intake.
  • Facilitated medication management and monitored for side effects or allergic reactions.
  • Reported abnormal findings to case manager and physician for immediate intervention orders.
  • Rendered therapeutic nursing interventions for individualized plan of care following homecare guidelines.
  • Modeled ADL protocols to assist patients and family members for continuity of care for patients.
  • Recorded care information accurately and completely in electronic data systems.
  • Discussed individualized education to answer questions for patients and family.
  • Reported patient assessment findings and physical and psychosocial responses to nursing intervention for progress towards care goals.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
to
Private Duty Nurse Addus Homecare Corporation Tacoma, WA,
  • Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition.
  • Performed wound care, monitored catheters and recorded food and fluid intake.
  • Facilitated medication management and monitored for side effects or allergic reactions.
  • Reported abnormal findings to case manager and physician for immediate intervention orders.
  • Rendered therapeutic nursing interventions for individualized plan of care following homecare guidelines.
  • Modeled ADL protocols to assist patients and family members for continuity of care for patients.
  • Recorded care information accurately and completely in electronic data systems.
  • Tracked nursing data for care provided to document progress and outcomes for established goals.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to [Type] patients in [Type] department.
  • Provided training and supervision to [Number]-member staff in [Type] unit.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: General Studies
Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:
Expected in 08/1993 to to
License: Nursing
James Martin School of Nursing - Red Lion Rd. Philadelphia PA,
GPA:
Expected in 06/1989 to to
High School Diploma:
Scotland School For Veterans Choldren - Scotland PA,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • James Martin School of Nursing
  • Scotland School For Veterans Choldren

Job Titles Held:

  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Private Duty Nurse
  • Private Duty Nurse

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • License
  • High School Diploma

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