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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Professionally trained LVN with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of diverse patients. Sixteen years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations. Excellent communication, people and teaching skills, energetic and motivational leader dedicated to driving top quality patient care. Responsible work ethic, demonstrated medical procedure competency. Looking for a position in a top notch facility/office with a commitment to innovative processes.

Licenses

Licensed Vocational Nurse in the States of California, Nevada, and Washington. License numbe184486

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-2016

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2014-2016

CPR certified through American Heart Association

Vent and trach Certified

Skill Highlights
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Patient counseling
  • High level autonomy
  • Hospice/Palliative
  • Medication administration expert
  • Vent/Trach Certified
  • Problem resolution
  • Prioritizing/managing
  • Physical assessments
  • Isolation patients
Professional Experience
Charge Nurse, 03/2015 to Current
Beacon Health SystemSouth Bend, IN,

Effectively managed a patient care. Responsible for Primary care, case and medication management. Wound and Intravenous site care. Computer Charting.

Travel Charge Nurse, 09/2014 to Current
UsmmChicago, IL,

Travel Nurse 4-13 week assignments various locations, LTC and hospital facilities. Responsible for direct patient care, medication pass, wound care. Coordination with doctors to develop patient care.

Travel Nurse, 05/2013 to Current
Beacon Health SystemElkhart, IN,
  • l Provide end of life care in home for terminal patients.
  • l l Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • l Pain management, accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, and medications.
  • l Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • l Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Charge Nurse , 11/2014 to 03/2015
The Brooklyn Hospital CenterBrooklyn, NY,

Charge Nurse manager 75 bed Facility. Primary Care, medication management, wound care, Coordinated with doctors to develop care plans for patients.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. 75:1 Patient NOC ratio. 27:1 PM Patient ratio.

Office Manager/ Field Nurse, 04/2008 to 05/2010
WebstaurantstoreAberdeen, MD,
  • Waka Group ­ Long Beach, California Ca.
  • l Tasks, travel to government conferences re-guarding upcoming Federal government jobs available for the US armed forces.
  • l Manage and coordinate meetings with home office in Tacoma, Washington, Office in Montauk, Montana, job site employee's, all Federal government emails, site visits in the southern California area, and updates to military personnel.
Clinic Manager/Staff Nurse/Per Diem, 06/1999 to 05/2009
Lindora Medical ClinicCity, STATE,
  • l Oversaw and managed seven clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • l Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • l Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • l Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • l Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • l Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
  • l Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • l Oversaw and managed number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Staff Nurse, 06/1997 to 07/1999
Vitas Hospice CareCity, STATE,
  • l End of Life Care.
  • l Staff Nurse- Compassionate Hospice Case Nurse experienced with providing direct in- home care to terminal patients.
  • l Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient end of life care.
  • l Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • l Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for end of life patients.
  • l Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
Charge Nurse Manager, 06/1998 to 05/1999
Episcopal HomesCity, STATE,
  • l Effectively managed clinical oversight for 29-bed unit.
  • l Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • l Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
  • l Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • l Effectively supervised 6 CNAs and non-clinical staff.
  • l Coordinated with doctors and to develop care plans for patients.
  • l Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • l Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect, and dignity of residents.
  • l Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
Traveling Staff Nurse/Phlebotomy visits, 06/1997 to 05/1999
New Dimension Home CareCity, STATE,
  • l Phlebotomy Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • l Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • l High level of personal accountability.
  • l Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • l Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • l Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • l Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Traveling Staff Nurse/Visits, 04/1996 to 07/1998
Staff Builders Home Health CareCity, STATE,
  • l Managed caseload of 6-10 clients, providing education, treatments, venipuncture and wound care.Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • l Instructed patients and family members on proper care.
  • l Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • l Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • l Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • l Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • l Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Clinical OB/GYN Medical Assistant, 01/1994 to 02/1995
Batton, Broberg, And MillerCity, STATE,
  • Dr's Batton, Brogberg, and Miller ­ Pasadena, California l Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • l Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • l Followed infection control procedures.
  • l Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • l Assisted doctors non-invasive procedures.
  • l Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
Studio Assistant, 02/1991 to 11/1994
No-Sound StudioCity, STATE,
  • l assisted music engineer in set up of reel to reel tracks, microphone placement for musical instruments, and vocal booths.
  • l Light board work, and recording duties.
Assistant Zoning Officer, 05/1989 to 07/1990
City Of PasadenaCity, STATE,
  • l Mapping out parking spaces allotted to new and existing office building in the Pasadena area.
  • l Citations for multiple public violations of city codes.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 2016
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN
GPA:

Registered Nursing. 3.7 GPA /In Process

Bachelor of Science: Healthcare Management, Expected in 1997
University Of La Verne - Laverne, California
GPA:

Healthcare Management - 3 years 4.0 GPA

Associate of Science: Licensed Vocational Nurse, Expected in 1996
Glendale Career College - Glendale, CA
GPA:

Licensed Vocational Nurse. 3.0 GPA

Additional Information
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse in the states of California, Nevada, and Washington License number VN 184486
Skills

Case management, Venipuncture, I.V., Trach, and Vent Certified. Pain Management, Medication Pass.

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School Attended
  • Indiana State University
  • University Of La Verne
  • Glendale Career College
Job Titles Held:
  • Charge Nurse
  • Travel Charge Nurse
  • Travel Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Office Manager/ Field Nurse
  • Clinic Manager/Staff Nurse/Per Diem
  • Staff Nurse
  • Charge Nurse Manager
  • Traveling Staff Nurse/Phlebotomy visits
  • Traveling Staff Nurse/Visits
  • Clinical OB/GYN Medical Assistant
  • Studio Assistant
  • Assistant Zoning Officer
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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