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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Skilled License Practical Nurse offering over 15 years of experience in Med/Surg, ICU, Sub-acute, Home health & Hospice care, Experienced in conducting patient assessments, compassionate patient care, developing individualized care plans and implementing prescribed orders, proficient in ability to communicate effectively with physicians, patient, family and administrative staff delivering exceptional patient care in variable setting.

Skills
  • Home visits
  • Staff education and training
  • Airway Management
  • Medication Administration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Critical Care
  • Patient education
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Infection Control
  • Specimen Collection
Work History
Hospice Admissions & ICC Nurse, 09/2007 - Current
Lifepoint Hospitals Denver, CO,
  • Provided high level of quality, compassionate care to patients, caregivers & families during this difficult time of the Hospice admission.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to asses emotional, physical, spiritual and mental need.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
  • Document patients factors such as past & current diets, physical activity levels and behaviors, highlighting all recent decline or change in conditions to best manage patients symptoms and maximize comfort focused care.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPPA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Collaborated with physicians and RN Case managers to establish a plan of care for all disciplines on the patients hospice team.
  • Address bedside care vs hospitalization for symptom management (i.e.) paracentesis at the home, mobile labs & x-ray. Facilitating hospital discharges coordinating ambulance pick up, Durable medical equipment delivery to patients residence of service.
  • Checking patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, saturation rate staying on top of any change in conditions, the health care team needs to be aware of .
Medical Surgical Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2002 - 04/2007
William S. Hart Union High Santa Clarita, CA,
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Observed patients vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Proficient with trachea & vents use/care supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding care to pediatric and adult patients.
  • Implemented the first mobile work station for nursing staff, this helped drive down infectious diseases and nosocomial infection.
  • One of the few LVN's at Kindred L.A. to work at beside with RN's & RT 's in a 5 bed ICU assisting in intensive care needs, code blue & intubation.
  • Educated patients and families on medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens and pain management techniques.
  • Recognized and understood specific stages of dying process, providing comfort-based care during vulnerable times
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients & families regain or improve coping abilities
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
Licensed Vocational Nurse , 10/2002 - 09/2003
Davita Seattle, WA,
  • Administer medications by mouth or G-Tube, or subcutaneously , administer IV fluids trach suctioning to maintain patent airway, proficient in wound care, trach & G-tube care, foley catheter insertion, IV insertion, assisting in Code Blue as well as post mortem care.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Collaborated with RN's and physicians on patient care, implement interventions
  • Delivered age-appropriate medical care for adult, adolescent and geriatric ICU patients.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families' cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use and self-care to Claire consistency in care administration.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 01/2015 - 03/2021
Vantage Home Health City, STATE,
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding any patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Provided trach and G-tube care, enteral feeding, administered medications per MD orders.
  • Assisted with feeding (PO & enteral) monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives., provided tracheostomy & G-Tube care, as well as administering medication via IV, IM, G-Tube or orally per MD order
Education
Associate of Arts: License Vocational Coarse , Expected in 08/1999
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Lynwood Vocational Nursing - Lynwood, CA,
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School Attended

  • Lynwood Vocational Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice Admissions & ICC Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

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  • Associate of Arts

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