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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Diligent, dedicated, and compassionate recent college graduate with an Associate Degree in Nursing. I have 10+ years of dedicated work experience in the medical field. My aim is to leverage my academic experience and a proven knowledge of continuity of care and acute care to successfully fill the registered nurse role/position at your company. I am frequently praised as being efficient by my peers, proven bedside manners/clinical excellence, and I can be relied upon to help your company achieve its goals by providing high-quality care to a diverse population, while promoting safety and patient/family satisfaction.

Skills
  • Determined and Focused
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Willing to learn
  • Compassionate
  • Comprehend medical terminology
  • Adapt to change
  • Basic
  • Medical terminology
  • Administer medication
  • Communicator
  • Nursing
  • Bathing
  • Patient care
  • Observe patients
  • Rehabilitation
  • Team player
  • Plan of care
  • Vital signs
  • Wound care
  • Wounds
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Apply critical thinking to clinical situations
  • Culturally sensitive
Experience
05/2019 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Vitalhire Philadelphia, PA,
  • Became familiar with client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments by implementing care plan provided by physician and reinforce patient education.
  • Document patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Collect biological specimens and package for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Document patient intake and dietary requirements and assist with feeding.
  • Promote patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Start, monitor, and manage intravenous medications as prescribed by physician.
  • Work 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.
  • Monitor patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Follow rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Administer patient care to surgical/rehab patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Reinforce counseling/ education to patients and families and provide emotional, psychosocial, and therapeutic communication support.
  • Deliver high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 15-23 patients per day.
  • Collect and document vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicate concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
09/2018 to 05/2019
Licensed Practical Nurse Vitalhire Louisville, KY,
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids.
  • Observed patients and chart/reported changes in patients' conditions.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures and blood pressures, and dressing wounds.
  • Assembled and used equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen supplies.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
  • Supervised nurses' aides/assistants.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
03/2017 to 06/2018
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Rural Health Group City, STATE,
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients, including cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for 15-20 patients each day.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing, PAP smears, I/D, etc.
  • Positioned patients for optimal comfort before procedures.
  • Assisted with technical treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Assisted patients in preparation for examinations, assessing and recording vital signs.
10/2011 to 08/2017
CNA/Certified Medication Aide Liberty Commons Of Halifax City, STATE,
  • Communicated with physicians and implement plan of care provided by physician(s).
  • Performed routine physical/mental assessments and report to charge nurse..
  • Monitored patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes to charge nurse.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing
Halifax Community College - Weldon, NC
GPA:
  • Fannye Marks-Marcella and Bob Liverman Scholarship recipient, November 2019
  • Joy Daniels-Lewis Memorial Nursing Scholarship recipient, November 2019
  • Brandi Noel Ogburn Memorial Nursing Scholarship recipient, November 2019
  • Halifax Community College Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship recipient, November 2019
Expected in 05/2019
Associate Degree: General Education
Halifax Community College - Weldon, NC,
GPA:
Expected in 07/2018
Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma: Nursing
Halifax Community College - Weldon, NC,
GPA:
  • Inaugural Patriot Award recipient for clinical excellence, July 2018
References
REFERENCES Available upon request

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School Attended
  • Halifax Community College
  • Halifax Community College
  • Halifax Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • CNA/Certified Medication Aide
Degrees
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Associate Degree
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma