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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 8+ years of experience in the field. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements. Well-qualified experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Committed professional with experience in clinical, acute and long term care environments. Team collaborator willing to adapt to new procedural and technical requirements with enthusiastic support. Expertise in vital signs monitoring and medication administration.

Skills
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Staff Supervision
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Wound Dressing
  • Patient Observation
  • Medication Administration
  • Team Building
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Administrative Functions
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Time Management
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse, 10/2019 to Current
Veterans Health AdministrationVictoria, TX,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collaborated with Dr. Mahoney, MD and Dale Stogdill, ARNP to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Administered controlled narcotics and performed catheterizations.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in CPSI to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Worked in a clinic setting as the nurse to a medical director and nurse practitioner. Check patients in/discharged, reviewed/updated health history and medications, performed lab draws and entered orders along with all other clinical setting duties.
Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN Charge Nurse, 05/2015 to 10/2019
WellpathJessup, MD,
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Led and mentored newly licensed nurses and nursing students to develop professional expertise.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising DON.
Licensed Practical Nurse, Continuous Care, 05/2013 to 05/2015
Clearview Nursing & RehabCity, STATE,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for over 54 residents which included skilled and long term patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
Education
Associate of General Studies: Pre Nursing Classes, Expected in
SWCC - Creston, IA,
GPA:
Associates of Nursing: Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse, Expected in 04/2017
IWCC - Clarinda, IA,
GPA:
: Associates of Business, Expected in 05/1999
American Institute of Business - Des Moines, IA,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1998
Bedford Community High School - Bedford, IA,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • SWCC
  • IWCC
  • American Institute of Business
  • Bedford Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN Charge Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Continuous Care

Degrees

  • Associate of General Studies
  • Associates of Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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