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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse with over 25 years of expertise in treating patients with age related and acute long term care, as well as rehabilitative conditions. Passionate and attentive with talents in exceptional clinical skills and an empathic, caring and sincere care for my patients. Considered expert in leadership, time management, teaching, effective communication with patients and their families, last but not least, I am an excellent advocate for my patients. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Hardworking and reliable LPN with strong ability in rendering the best patient care possible. Offering job accountability, excellent attendance and work ethic. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Diabetes management
  • Ventilator care
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Medication and IV administration
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Unit administration
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
Experience
01/2015 to 10/2021
Home Care Nurse Children's Hospitals And Clinics Of Minnesota Coon Rapids, MN,
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Developed care plans, covering goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporating therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Utilized learned nursing skills for wound care, vital sign checking and medication assistance.
  • Notified physicians of changes in patients' conditions.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
02/2017 to 03/2021
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse National Healthcare Corporation Hendersonville, TN,
  • 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.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
06/1991 to 02/2017
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse/Preceptor Saratoga County Maplewood Manor & Jail City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Set up staff schedules and assigned specific work based on department needs and individual strengths.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2003 to to
Diploma Program: LPN-Full Time
Myers Education Center - Saratoga Springs, NY,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2023 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing RN Program
Adirondack Community College - Queensbury, NY
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Myers Education Center
  • Adirondack Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Care Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse/Preceptor

Degrees

  • Diploma Program
  • Associate of Science

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