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

Dedicated and well-qualified LPN, soon to advance to RN, offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 20+ years experience in field and looking for challenging, long-term position.

Skills
  • Medical records management
  • Medication administration
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Intake and discharge
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Diabetes management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Pediatric treatment knowledge
Experience
08/2012 to Current
Home Health Nurse The Pediatric Connection Odessa, TX,
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, and introduced revisions to care plans.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Notified physicians of changes in patients' conditions.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
08/2009 to 02/2011
Home Health Pediatric Nurse The Pediatric Connection Payson, AZ,
  • Managed various nursing tasks for medically fragile children, which included administering medication, cleaning wounds and monitoring blood glucose levels.
  • Determined issues that needed to be immediately addressed, contacting the patient's physician for support and care suggestions.
  • 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.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
04/2005 to 08/2008
Floor Nurse Grand Living At Lake Lorraine Georgetown, TX,
  • Initiated admissions, transitions and discharges by communicating with colleagues as well as patients and family members.
  • Completed required forms and chart documentation of vital signs, medications and other information.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • 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.
08/2001 to 12/2004
Geriatric Nurse Rosewood Nursing Center City, STATE,
  • Verified that elderly patients felt welcomed in compassionate care setting by employing well-honed listening and communication skills.
  • Evaluated patients suffering from both chronic conditions like arthritis or acute conditions such as injuries related to falls.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to long term and geriatric patients..
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Discussed benefits of proper nutrition and side effects from medication with patients.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate Degree in Nursing:
Sowela Technical Community College - Lake Charles, LA
GPA:
Expected in 03/2001 to to
Practical Nursing:
Oakdale Technical College - Oakdale, LA,
GPA:
Certifications
  • IV Certification - 2001

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School Attended

  • Sowela Technical Community College
  • Oakdale Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Nurse
  • Home Health Pediatric Nurse
  • Floor Nurse
  • Geriatric Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Practical Nursing

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