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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments.

Skills
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Specimen Collection
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Epic Systems
  • Medication Administration
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Needs Assessment
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Data Analysis
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
Work History
03/2021 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Mercy Health | Simpsonville, SC,
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Maintained constant communication with physician and other members of care team.
09/2019 to 06/2020 Licensed Practical Nurse Mercy Health | Virginia Beach, VA,
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Evaluated and improved team member performance through coaching and training.
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using various software applications
01/2018 to 01/2019 Licensed Practical Nurse Mercy Health | Cincinnati, OH,
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Maintained constant communication with physician and other members of care team.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
02/2014 to 05/2017 Licensed Practical Nurse Mercy Health | Youngstown, OH,
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Adhered to treatment plan instructions when administering medications and treatments to patients.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
Education
Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Arts | General Studies Saint Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL, GPA:
Expected in 03/2010 Technical Diploma | Practical Nursing Keiser Career College - Port St. Lucie, New Port Richey, FL GPA:
Expected in 06/2006 High School Diploma | Boca Ciega High School, Gulfport, FL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Saint Petersburg College
  • Keiser Career College - Port St. Lucie
  • Boca Ciega High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Technical Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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