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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

License Practical Nursing

Patient-oriented, compassionate Nurse with a 9 year history in direct patient care, leadership and healthcare administration. Highly accomplished in precepting and educating healthcare teams to enhance patient care standards. Skilled in administering quality care to patients in long-term, home, hospice, medical-surgical, step-down and rehabilitative environments. Demonstrated leadership abilities that guide teams towards excellence in producing positive patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Care planning
  • Catheter and wound care
  • Seizure management
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse 
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Diabetes management
  • Sound medical ethics
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Staff performance evaluations
  • Direct patient care
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in  Louisiana
  • Basic Life Support Certification 
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Patient care planning
  • Unit administration
  • Medicaid regulations,CPR, Long-term care
  • Vital signs 
  • Specimen handling
Education and Training
Capital Area School of Practical Nursing Baton Rouge , La Expected in 2013 High School Diploma : NURSING - GPA :
Experience
Life Care Centers Of America - Floor Licensed Practical Nurse
Jacksonville, FL, 05/2022 - Current
  • Completed required forms and chart documentation of vital signs, medications and other information.
  • Initiated admissions, transitions and discharges by communicating with colleagues as well as patients and family members.
  • Supervised CNAs and other staff delivering care in [Type] setting by coaching and supporting.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to patients per day.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for patients.
  • Worked with NP AND Doctor's to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Worked with Doctor and NP to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
State Of Pennsylvania - Licensed Practical Nurse
Coraopolis, PA, 02/2021 - 03/2022
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Used sterile techniques, including aseptic techniques' and preoperative to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
State Of Pennsylvania - Licensed Practical Nurse
Covington, KY, 03/2019 - 03/2020
  • Administering medications to patients taking sick calls from inmates
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting etc.
  • Assisting Md and NP with patient exams and treatments needed.
  • Assisting Obgyn Dr with care with inmates that are pregnant with care.
  • Educated clients, patients on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Counseled clients, patients with mental, emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 200 or greater bed hospital.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also encouraging meal and fluid intake
Grand Living At Lake Lorraine - Floor Nurse
Georgetown, TX, 09/2018 - 02/2019

Administer Medications while assisting residents with Adl's and everyday living needs. Assuring resident receive great quality of life.

  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
State Of Pennsylvania - Licensed Practical Nurse
Covington, PA, 08/2017 - 09/2018
  • Date of employment 2017-2019
  • Rehired date July 2020- Feb 2021
  • Administered patient care to geriatric patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Assessed patients by measuring and recording vital signs and collecting specimens for lab analysis.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
State Of Pennsylvania - Licensed Practical Nurse
Craig, PA, 06/2006 - 07/2016
  • Administered patient care to geriatric patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Assessed patients by measuring and recording vital signs and collecting specimens for lab analysis.
  • Administered medication 
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every 
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists, and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • 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
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm accuracy of described care provided and patient responses.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Activities and Honors

American Nurses Association

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School Attended

  • Capital Area School of Practical Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Floor Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Floor Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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