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

Actively work as an LPN since 2009 in a variety of fields including: Med Surg, Geriatric, Orthopedic General and Trauma, Neuro, Plastics, Opthalmic, Dental and General Surgery at Vanderbilt Main OR in Nashville, Tn., Referral Mgmt, working closely with Tri-Care/UHC, ER Nure, Pre-op and Post-op Care, and Social Services. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Experienced LPN with over 10 years of experience in Nursing. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Care Coordination
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Medication Administration
  • Decision Making
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Examination
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Routine Examinations
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Diagnostic Software
  • First Aid
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Surgical Assistance
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Microsoft Office
  • Convalescent Care
Work History
02/2019 to Current Correctional Nurse at Trousdale County Jail Prestige Care, Inc | Burlington, WA,
  • Treated variety of illnesses affecting offenders in close quarters, including flu, gastrointestinal bugs, strep throat, oral abscess, sinus infections, COVID-19, respiratory tract infections, MRSA, to include wound care, to name a few.
  • Created and implemented care plans for prisoners suffering from chronic conditions, including diabetes, arthritis and COPD.
  • Performed mental health evaluations when warranted and recommended patients to therapists.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Administered medications to multiple patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Provided On-Call support after hours (7-3, Mon-Fri)
  • Participated in policy committee to discuss protocols, propose revisions and implement changes.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
10/2017 to 02/2018 Social Services Director Hartsville Convalescent Center | City, STATE,
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Developed and created programs and monitored effectiveness against individual participant needs.
  • Worked with senior case managers to coordinate team development activities and trainings.
  • Referred families to shelters, legal resources and educational programs.
  • Developed and implemented variety of innovative policies and strategies to promote client self-sufficiency.
  • Collaborated with department managers to correct and improve services.
  • Created staff work assignments and monitored activity for efficient follow through.
  • Completed quarterly assessments on all residents at facility.
04/2017 to 09/2017 Clinical Digestive Health Nurse Tennova | City, STATE,
  • Completed paperwork and prior authorizations and scheduled appointments for patients.
  • Prepared and administered vaccines and medications, collected specimens and performed other patient care tasks to assist physician with examinations and procedures.
  • Tracked, reviewed and monitored diagnostic test results and assisted in management of patient care between visits.
  • Reinforced health education, counseling and advice to patients and families and assessed patient educational needs, prioritized patient learning needs, identified barriers to learning and used educational tools to encourage non-adherent patients.
  • Assessed patient health status based upon presented symptoms and directed patient to appropriate level of care or acceptable alternative venue.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
12/2014 to 04/2015 Referral Management Nurse Manager @ Hickam AF Base Spectrum Contracting | City, STATE,
  • Investigated and independently resolved complaints from staff, physicians and patients by leveraging clinical judgment and unit management expertise.
  • Built professional relationships with service providers.
  • Scheduled appointments with specialists on behalf of clients.
  • Notified and reminded clients of appointments.
  • Verified insurance benefits and eligibility for multiple procedures/referrals before referring clients.
  • Assisted clients in locating resources that accepted various insurances.
  • Entered referral data using Excel to document referrals and results.
  • Followed up with clients and specialists to inquire about experience and collect reports.
  • Linked families to relevant community support to meet non-medical needs.
  • Coordinated with medical staff and patients to find cost-effective options for services.
  • Collected and verified completeness of intake and enrollment screening packets for 15 med group at Hickam Air Force Base.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Education
Expected in No Degree | Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN GPA:
Expected in 09/2009 | Licensed Practical Nurse Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville, Hartsville, TN, GPA:
Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma | Trousdale County High School, Hartsville, TN GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - 2009-Present
  • CPR Certified-2009-Present
  • Surgical Tech-Trained and certified through Vanderbilt University Medical Center at Nashville, Tn- 2010( Surgical Tech/LPN from 2010-2012)

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School Attended

  • Volunteer State Community College
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville
  • Trousdale County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Nurse at Trousdale County Jail
  • Social Services Director
  • Clinical Digestive Health Nurse
  • Referral Management Nurse Manager @ Hickam AF Base

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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