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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Hospice Nurse offering top-notch skills in patient needs assessment and medication management. A pleasant individual with over 20 years of Nursing and 9 years caring for end-of-life patients. Ready to join a new company that appreciates exceptional care and exemplary nursing skills.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Medication administration
  • IV and venipuncture
  • Palliative care
  • Patient needs assessment
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Team building
  • Diabetes management
Education and Training
Summit Career College Colton, CA Expected in 03/2001 Licensed Vocational Nurse : Vocational Nursing - GPA :
Riverside Adult School Riverside, CA Expected in 08/1999 GED : - GPA :
Riverside Occupational Program Riverside, CA Expected in 09/1999 : Medical Assistant - GPA :
Experience
Holy Redeemer Health System - Hospice Nurse
Toms River, NJ, 07/2012 - Current
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition.
  • Performed wound care, monitored catheters and recorded food and fluid intake.
  • Facilitated medication management, including education and monitored for side effects in collaboration with providers.
  • Reported abnormal findings to case manager and physician for immediate intervention orders.
  • Rendered therapeutic nursing interventions for individualized plan of care following homecare guidelines.
  • Delivered respectful, compassionate care to each patient and family through dedicated listening, kind words.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with personal care, including bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
Hempfield Manor - Treatment Licensed Vocational Nurse
Greensburg, PA, 06/2005 - 04/2012
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Provided training and supervision
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Collected lab specimens in adherence with safety protocols for patient tests.
  • Practiced proper infection control measures and verified proper function, cleanliness and sanitization before use.
  • Inventoried supplies, picked necessary materials and delivered accurate items to locations.
CNE Home Health - Home Health Skilled Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2005 - 08/2007
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Documented all therapies, including keep patient charts up-to-date.
Mount Rubidoux Convalescent - Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 02/2004
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.

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School Attended

  • Summit Career College
  • Riverside Adult School
  • Riverside Occupational Program

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice Nurse
  • Treatment Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Home Health Skilled Nurse
  • Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • GED

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