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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Cares for Homebound patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in Michigan. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs.

Skills
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Medical records management
  • Diabetes management
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Pain management
  • Complex wound care
  • Post-surgery treatment
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Drawing blood
  • Biohazard waste disposal
  • Sharps disposal
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Foley catheters
Experience
01/2019 to Current Home Health Nurse Onward Healthcare | Santa Rosa, CA,
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Verified consistent delivery of compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Furnished personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
09/2014 to 01/2019 Home Health Nurse Onward Healthcare | Fayetteville, NC,
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Verified consistent delivery of compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Participated in on-call rotations and delivered after-hours care.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Furnished personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
04/2011 to 09/2014 LPN Charge Nurse Jonesboro Assisted Living Center, Llc | Jonesboro, GA,
  • Oversaw medication administration to 27 patients daily, monitoring and documenting responses.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Led patient care team and served as Nurse in Charge of health center.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2010 to to Lpn | Lpn Everest College, Southfield, MI, GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS

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School Attended

  • Everest College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Lpn

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