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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medication Administration
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Counting Narcotics
  • Patient Assessments
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Vital Signs
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Physical Assessment
Experience
Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2023 - Current
Sight Partners Spokane, WA,
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, 11/2019 - 12/2022
Sight Partners Coeur D'alene, ID,
  • Medication administration, treatment administration, wound care, G/J tube care, trach care, vaccine administration, Covid swabbing
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, 12/2018 - 12/2019
Sight Partners Seattle, WA,
  • Wound care, medication administration, treatment administration, daily care.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
CNA, 06/2017 - 12/2018
Decatur County Memorial Hospital Greensburg, IN,
  • The responsibilities of a Certified Nurse Aids is to help the elderly with the things that they can no longer do on their own
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices.
  • Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
Education and Training
Certificate : Nursing, Expected in 12/2018
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Mercer County Career Center - Mercer, PA
GPA:
Status -
High school graduate: , Expected in 06/2013
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Commodore Perry High School - Hadley, PA
GPA:
Status - Technical CertificateLicensed practical

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School Attended

  • Mercer County Career Center
  • Commodore Perry High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
  • LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Certificate
  • High school graduate

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