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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families. Skilled Licensed Vocational Nurse implements nursing care, following physician orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques, standards and administrative policies. Superb technical knowledge and high-level communications skills standardizing nursing practice towards quality care optimization. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced emergent settings. Well-trained Licensed Vocational Nurse with expert knowledge of patient care requirements. Delivers quality medical care for diverse needs and maintains strict standards. Knowledgeable about wound and catheter care, charting and medication administration.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Patient triaging
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
Experience
Home Health LVN, 07/2015 to Current
The Pediatric ConnectionCharlotte, NC,
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
LVN, 04/2013 to 08/2018
MednaxAlexandria, VA,
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Administered medications, adhering to medication schedules and making adjustments commensurate with patients' condition and response.
  • Implemented evidence-based and best practice problem-solving interventions to establish protective measures for suicide prevention and self-harm.
  • Developed collaborative safety plan with patient and family to prepare for discharge.
  • Participated in root cause analysis for concerning patient behaviors to prevent acts of furtherance on inpatient unit.
  • Created safe and supportive therapeutic milieu to promote recovery.
  • Handled vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Met patient needs by devising and coordinating highly tailored care plans for each individual.
  • Discussed non-medical techniques such as yoga and meditation to help patients alleviate depression and anxiety.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
LVN, 03/2011 to 03/2013
MednaxAnderson, SC,
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to chronic sick patients.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2020 to Nightingale College - Ogden, UT
GPA:
LVN: Practical Nursing, Expected in 01/2009 to CASALOMA COLLEGE - Hawthorne, CA,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • LVN LICENSE # 249873
  • References

SEKINAT DANIEL 56226744089

CO-WORKER

THERESA EDUN 3104844003

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School Attended

  • Nightingale College
  • CASALOMA COLLEGE

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health LVN
  • LVN
  • LVN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • LVN

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