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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated, compassionate, reliable, and motivated Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including, sample collection, infection control, medication administration, vital/multi-system assessment collection, dressing/treatment applications, and communicating within an interdisciplinary team, etc. I am a patient-oriented nursing professional with 9 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care in long-term care settings. Foster relationships with patients and coworkers to deliver good quality patient care. Worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for approximately 5 years prior to receiving my LPN and remain knowledgeable in caregiving practices and techniques, including: bathing, grooming, peri-care, assisting in eating/drinking, etc.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Organization
Experience
09/2012 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Compassus | Harrisburg, PA,
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • 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.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with ECS American Data Electronic Software.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 25 patients per day.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for required physician orders or on-call physician instructions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in timely manner.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors, physicians, families, and case managers.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
01/2012 to 07/2020 Certified Nursing Assistant Gila Regional Medical Center | Silver City, NM,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in care facility.
  • Used mobility devices and Hoyer and EZ-Stand equipment to transport patients.
05/2016 to 05/2017 Certified Nursing Assistant Gilbert Residence | Ypsilanti, MI,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Used mobility devices and Hoyer and EZ-stand equipment to transport patients.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in care facility.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to High School Diploma | Northwood School District , Minong, WI, GPA:
Expected in to to Associate Degree in Nursing | Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Rice Lake, WI, GPA:
Expected in 2011 to to Certified Nursing Assistant | Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Rice Lake, WI, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Northwood School District
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

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