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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 nurse offering proven skills in patient care, implementation. Detail-oriented, to maximize pt care and clinical outcomes .

Skills
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Multitasking
  • Documenting incidents
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Patient detoxification
  • Corrections environments
Experience
09/2022 to Current
Registered Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Lafayette, LA,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Monitored patients after surgery, answered questions and provided home care strategies.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
06/2022 to Current
Registered Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Mandeville, LA,
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Conducted intake assessments with patients and relatives to gather case history.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Maintained staff safety during prisoner treatments by observing all security procedures and regulations.
  • Cared for prisoners suffering from contagious illnesses or conditions, including influenza, lice and gastrointestinal bugs.
  • 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.
11/2009 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Medstar Health Washington, DC,
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with + active patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with eomis software .
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to a high volume of patients per day.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in well populated correctional facility
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • 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 and medical director .
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
02/2008 to 02/2009
Licensed Practical Nurse Company Name City, State,
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with Emar software .
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 35 patients per day.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 180 bed nursing home .
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 35 active patients.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with Emar software .
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 35 patients per day.
07/2005 to 04/2008
Certified Nursing Assistant Company Name City, State,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Used mobility devices and lifting equipment to transport patients.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Associate's Degree in Nursing
Saint Louis Community College - St Louis, MO
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Saint Louis Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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