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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced Monitor Technician and Nursing Assistant with over 36 years of experience. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Enthusiastic, eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding and training in Monitor Technician job functions. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in your department. With over 36 years of successful experience in my previous positions I have been recognized consistently for performance excellence and outstanding attendence. Strengths in helping with new hires and scheduling overtime.

Skills

Exhibits knowledge of technical skills required to implement patient care and telemetry monitoring activities as demonstrated through practices, placement of telemetry leads, cardiac arrhythmia interpretation, and recognizing abnormal and technically inadequate results. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively/professionally with hospital staff, patients, family, visitors, and physicians under routine and stressful situations. Computer, patient care equipment utilized on unit, stretcher, wheelchairs, beds, lifting equipment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills to provide patient care, maintain clinical competency and meet age-specific patient needs within the unit to include: general hygiene, vitals/measurements, patient transport, environment and infection control practices.

Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions, plan and organize work to be done, effectively record and reflect observations, react and perform under stress in emergency situations, and communicate effectively with unit personnel, medical/hospital staff, patient, family and others to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Holter Monitor
Work History
06/1993 to Current
Help Monitor Technician Atlantic Health System Jackson, NJ,

Monitors cardiac rhythms of patients by continual observation of telemetry units in order to recognize, record, and report arrhythmias of patients according to established standards and practices. Exhibits knowledge of technical skills required to implement patient care and telemetry monitoring activities as demonstrated through practices, placement of telemetry leads, cardiac arrhythmia interpretation, and recognizing abnormal and technically inadequate results. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively/professionally with hospital staff, patients, family, visitors, and physicians under routine and stressful situations. visual acuity for observation, monitoring and utilizing telemetry units

03/1990 to 06/1993
ER Nursing Assistant VA Medical Center City, STATE,

Under direction of professional nurse, performs patient care activities to meet the personal needs and comfort of patients, assisting members of the health care team, and maintaining a clean, safe environment.

  • Performs and assists with various aspects of patient care under general supervision. Work performed evidences completion of tasks as shown in patient outcomes, documentation and/or completed work.
  • Determines nature of patient's visit.
  • Takes and records patient’s vital signs recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.
  • Prepares patient for diagnostic examination and treatment.
  • Performs basic lab procedures as instructed. Prepares and forwards specimens (urine, stool and sputum).
  • Assists with medical procedures and treatments as appropriate, including comforting patients, handing instruments and supplies to physician, wound care, injections, applying bandages and hot cold packs, etc.
  • Observes and reports patient’s response to interventions/treatment. Completes all documentation requirements in a timely manner.
  • Provides one-on-one to patients requiring close observation and monitoring to ensure their safety and prevention of injury.
  • Obtains medical and lab records.
  • Completes all necessary documentation in patient’s medical records in accordance with the clinic’s charting policy.
  • Communicates unit activities, needs and problems to appropriate staff regarding patient care. Follows-up with patient/family member/hospital staff as required.
  • Performs other procedures specific to clinical area.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide care, maintains clinical competency and meets patient population needs in a caring, compassionate and sensitive manner.
  • Performs technical procedures as delegated and after observation by the RN/LPN according to unit policy:
  • Takes and records patient's vital signs.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.
  • Applies heat and cold.
  • Takes and records height and weight.
  • Works within isolation precautions.
  • Performs pre/post procedural care as delegated.
  • Applies dressings, compresses, bandages and preoperative skin preps.
  • Assists others in performance of more complicated treatments or diagnostic procedures as requested/assigned.
  • Provides support to staff:
  • Collects specimens (urine, stool).
  • Forwards specimens to laboratory (urine, stool, blood, sputum).
  • Performs simple record keeping.
  • Answers patients signal light/bell to determine patient's needs.
  • Answers phones as requested.
  • Transports or walks patients as requested.
  • Communicates to licensed staff regarding patients’ condition changes. Participates in care planning for patients.
  • Gives and takes report on assigned patients to RN/LPN care partner at shift change.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Interacts and communicates in a customer responsiveness and courteous manner in compliance with iRESPECT standards and promoting patient/customer satisfaction. Works collaboratively with medical/hospital staff and patients to coordinate and implement patient care activities.
  • Prepares and maintains required records, reports and files for administrative and compliance purposes. Maintains patient medical records; documents patient status and care given; performs charting duties; records activities and observations. Utilizes patient computer systems to enter and retrieve data.
  • Lifts, positions and transports patients utilizing proper technique and equipment. Accompanies and remains with patient for clinical test or procedures in other departments/areas. Transports charts, specimens, equipment and supplies.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and notifies appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains confidentiality in matters relating to patient/family, department and hospital information. Adheres to established department and organization policies (i.e. HIPAA, Confidentiality, and Compliance Policies).
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
  • Attends staff meetings, all mandatory in-service and additional continuing education as required.
  • Responds to problems/opportunities to improve care.
  • Supports and participates in the organization’s Performance Improvement initiatives.
  • Assists with cleaning, restocking and preparation of patient care and supply areas/rooms (includes supplies, equipment, beds).
  • Assists in care and maintains equipment and supplies in preparation for various diagnostic or treatment procedures performed by physicians or nurses, and other staff members.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly, safe environment for patients and personnel. Adheres to established policies, compliance/quality improvement, patient safety, environment and infection control standards.
  • Collaborates with forensic team and law enforcement officials as it relates to the care of inmates and arrestees in order to maintain a safe and secure environment at all times. Observes restraints and forensic policies and procedures.
  • Provides coverage for relief and absences as required.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

MACHINES OR EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Computer, patient care equipment utilized on unit, stretcher, wheelchairs, beds, lifting equipment.

  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
01/1985 to 03/1990
Nursing Assistant VA Medical Center City, STATE,

· Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.

· Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.

· Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.

· Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.

· Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.

· Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.

· Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms..

· Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs, stretchers or moveable beds.

  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, testing urine and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Education
Expected in 1973 to to
High School Diploma:
Mitchell High School - Memphis, TN,
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mitchell High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Help Monitor Technician
  • ER Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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