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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Specialize in patient care.

Skills
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Patient triaging
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Documenting incidents
  • Counting narcotics
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Educating families
  • Caring for wounds
  • Communication
Education and Training
Mayville High School Maysville, OK, Expected in 05/2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Mid-America Technology Center Wayne, OK Expected in 06/2012 Licensed Practical Nurse : - GPA :
Experience
Davita - Licensed Practical Nurse
New Britain, CT, Jun2012 - Current
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • 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.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with [Number]+ active patients.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Used sterile techniques, including [Technique] and [Technique] to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with [Software].
American Senior Communities - Nurse, Skilled Unit
Dale, IN, JUN2012 - Current
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient's discharge planning needs with healthcare team members.
  • Administered medications, IVs, and injections in accordance with treatment plan directions.
  • Monitored and observed patients' to accurately records changes in condition and reaction to medications and treatment.
  • Directed day-to-day patient care and nursing activities within [Number]-bed unit.
  • Monitored patient interactions to medications, therapies and changes in plans of care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Collected lab specimens, monitored fluid intake/output, and analyzed and interpreted lab results and cardiac rhythm strips; actioned emergency interventions to stabilize patients.
  • Documented nursing care provided in patients' medical record.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge functions, including patient management and care coordination.
  • Updated medical records with current vitals, behavioral observations and medication details.
Washita Valley Living Center - Hospice Caregiver
City, STATE, JUN2012 - Current
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Attended to patients in [Number]-bed unit, continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
Washita Valley Living Center - Wound Care Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2015 - 06/2017
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
  • Managed draining wounds by [Action].
  • Cared for [Type] wounds by [Action].
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on condition management.
  • Developed individualized rehabilitative care to facilitate patients returning to a productive lifestyle.
  • Treated complex wounds not healed in [Number] weeks, including diabetic ulcers, vascular wounds and trauma-related wounds.
  • Provide post-surgery treatment for patients with ostomies and [Type] conditions.
  • Measured wound depth to support treatment methods and monitor healing.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Treated patients undergoing bowel surgery and experiencing digestive system wounds.
  • Alerted physician of diagnostic study results and changes in patient condition.
  • Administered medications based on clinical condition and patient age.
  • Conducted wound assessments for patients and documented information.
  • Viewed electronic health system records to evaluate patient wound care history, other relevant medical information and prescription medications.
  • Continually assessed patient pain levels and applied appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Minimized patient skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plan.
  • Communicated with [Job title] when starting or adjusting treatment.

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School Attended

  • Mayville High School
  • Mid-America Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse, Skilled Unit
  • Hospice Caregiver
  • Wound Care Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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