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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 3+ years of experience in the field. Very knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Have strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements. Committed professional with 3+ years of experience in clinical, home health and acute care environments. Work as a team collaborator, willing to adapt to new procedural and technical requirements with enthusiastic support. Have an expertise in vital signs monitoring and medication administration. Proficient and caring nursing team member, offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Dedicated nursing professional and delivers compassionate patient care to individuals in long term care settings.

Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Staff Supervision
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Medication Administration
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Patient Charting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Infection Control
Work History
10/2017 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Tri Counties Bank Durham, CA,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed resident care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Administered controlled narcotics and performed male and female catheterizations.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Educated residents and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Obtained resident vital signs and input/output measurements.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Comforted and counseled residents and families throughout care process.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each resident's status, needs and preferences.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help residents achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Supported physicians during routine examinations and wound rounds.
12/2010 to 10/2017
Geriatric Nursing Assistant Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries Hagerstown, MD,
  • Documented bath record, bowel and bladder training, meal completion and flow sheets to support patient care plan.
  • Referenced resident care plan to feed, bathe, dress, take vital signs and promote other individualized care while maintaining patient comfort and dignity.
  • Helped residents achieve highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being through individualized attention.
  • Lifted, moved, transferred and transported residents using proper body mechanics to prevent accidents.
  • Changed incontinent residents and established verbal cueing for toileting, turning and repositioning to maintain skin integrity.
  • Observed residents for changes in condition or behavior and reported developments to licensed nursing personnel.
  • Bathed, dressed, groomed, toileted and fed residents to support activities of daily living.
  • Offered quality nursing care to residents to promote rights, dignity and freedom of choice.
  • Transported residents between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Worked with RNs/LPNs to provide best care possible and daily treatments for our residents.
02/2012 to 03/2016
Nursing Assistant Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, OH,
  • Helped clients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Maximized client satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Identified and reported unsafe situations to licensed personnel(RN) to maintain adherence to safety protocols.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in clients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Participated in fun group activities with clients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help clients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding clients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Took clients on errands.
Education
Expected in
Associate of Science: Nursing
Essential School of Nursing - Florida, Miami,
GPA:
Expected in 06/2017
Diploma in Nursing: Practical Nursing
Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing - Falls Church, VA
GPA:
Expected in
: General Studies
Baltimore City Community College - Baltimore, MD
GPA:
Expected in 08/2008
High School Diploma:
Buduburam Community School - Accra, Ghana,
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/ CPR - 6/2021 to 6/2023 (current)

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School Attended

  • Essential School of Nursing
  • Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing
  • Baltimore City Community College
  • Buduburam Community School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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