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

Licensed Practical Nurse with 10 years years of successful experience in the Home care community and clinic setting. Recognized consistently for performance and contributions to success. Strengths in communication to provider and patient. Able to apply education and critical ability to enhance operations. Eager to learn new skills and advance knowledge with hands-on experience. Enjoy working in community health. Advanced interpersonal abilities. Detail-oriented warehouse coordinator with great communication and computer skills. Talented multi-tasker with great customer service skills and attention to detail. Dedicated to effective communication and detailed budgeting.

Skills
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Treatment and Nutrition Planning
  • Providing Patient flow in a Clinic Setting
  • Direct Patient Care and Customer Service
  • Injections
  • Patient, Family and Care Provider Communication
  • Insurance coverage verification
  • Patient Records
  • Administrative Duties
  • Vital Signs
  • Care For Patients
  • Infection Control And Aseptic Procedures
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Pulse Oximetry Tracking
Work History
10/2016 to Current
Home Healthcare Nurse Aveanna Healthcare City, STATE,
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving supply chain or medical care issues.
  • Worked with Families and patients to understand needs and provide excellent service and resolve needs.
  • Resolved conflicts with supply companies and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Resolved medical problems, improved communication and provided exceptional client support.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Helped patients achieve higher standards of living through effective ADL coaching and assistance.
  • Delivered medications via oral, and enteral pathways monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Analyzed care plans and upheld JCAHO, Medicare and Medicaid guidelines.
  • Maintained constant communication with physician and other members of care team.
  • Recorded vital signs, monitored changes and communicated to physicians immediately.
  • Decreased patient re-hospitalization and boosted recovery rates by coordinating with specialists, physicians and at-home caregivers.
  • Helped patients eat and drink when necessary for safe consumption of food consistent with recovery guidelines.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Demonstrated and instructed patients and family members on proper protocols for home maintenance.
  • Documented vitals and medical histories in patient charts when assessing patients and communicated patient information to physicians and other nurses for care continuity.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs of patients and reported changes in patients' behavior or conditions.
  • Partnered with healthcare teams to address care plan management, including development and implementation.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Utilized portable diagnostic assessment equipment.
  • Adhered to treatment plan instructions when administering medications and treatments to patients.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Strictly protected confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • Administered massages and lotion as needed to maintain patient skincare regimes and enhance circulation.
  • Assisted patients in performance of routine recovery and mobility exercises, providing support when getting in and out of bed, as well as walking and stretching.
  • Inserted catheters and completed tracheostomy and gastrostomy for patients,
  • Actively oversaw patient and resident care activities, medical records and execution of physician orders.
  • Observed and Jessicad out physician and nursing orders.
  • Reviewed medical records for each patient and collaborated with nursing team to adjust and optimize respiratory therapies.
  • Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.
10/2012 to 10/2014
Adult Group Home Caregiver Private Home Care City, STATE,
  • Prepared healthy meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications. Monitored patients for adverse effects.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Transported up tp 3 patients daily via wheelchair to and from daily activities.
07/2010 to 10/2012
Nurse at Seasonal Vaccination Clinics Mollen Healthcare City, STATE,
  • Vaccinated patients in Oregon and Washington to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Kept optimal supply levels ordered to meet typical patient loads.
  • Delivered medications via intramuscular injections, monitoring responses.
  • Set up and broke down individual clinic sites, managing activities from clinic initiation to termination, including paperwork processing, payment collection, biohazardous waste disposal and proper supply storage.
  • Orchestrated quality-driven, cost-effective care for as many as 45 patients each day in high-volume retail setting.
  • Safely administered flu and pneumonia vaccinations, providing education to customers on vaccines, indications, precautions, contraindications and potential side effects.
  • Communicated with patient to ease anxiety and provide a quality experience.
  • Observed and Jessicad out physician and nursing orders.
Education
Expected in 06/2010 to to
Associate of Science: Licensed Practical Nurse
Concorde Career College - Portland, OR - Portland , OR,
GPA:
  • Professional development completed in nursing
  • Graduated Top of Class
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Expected in to to
No Degree: Russian Studies
University Of Oregon - Eugene, OR
GPA:
Expected in to to
High School Diploma:
R A Long High School - Longview, WA
GPA:
Certifications

Licensed LPN - 2010

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School Attended

  • Concorde Career College - Portland, OR
  • University Of Oregon
  • R A Long High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Healthcare Nurse
  • Adult Group Home Caregiver
  • Nurse at Seasonal Vaccination Clinics

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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