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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Looking for a position that involves significant work in Nursing. Professionally License Practical Nurse with a Register Nursing Associate Degree, my experience includes ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Enthusiastic License Practical Nurse with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency. A prudent nurse offering patient care expertise gained through twenty years of working with patients successfully. Motivating leader with history of building and managing License Personal Aide teams. Proficient at identifying patient issues and integrating accurate solutions to achieve patient centered goals.

Licenses

CPR Certification

Licensed Practical Nurse

Certified Nursing Assistant

Skill Highlights
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Addiction specialist
  • Patient/family focused
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Breastfeeding educator
  • Prenatal nutrition/care proficiency
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Learning disability awareness
  • Chest pain management expert
  • Venipuncture/blood draw expert
  • Spirometer reading accuracy
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • ICD-9 forms
  • Feeding assistance aptness
  • Evidence Base Practice
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
  • Diabetes management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Intake and discharge
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Supervision
  • Team management
  • Team building
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Communications
  • Planning and coordination
  • Relationship development
  • Customer service
  • IV drug therapy
Professional Experience
07/2014 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Owensboro Medical Health System | Beaver Dam, KY,
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms to determine need for further attention.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
08/2015 to 11/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse Owensboro Medical Health System | Owensboro, KY,
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms to determine need for further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 40 patients per day.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
07/2014 to 11/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse Owensboro Medical Health System | Leitchfield, KY,
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms to determine need for further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every year.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
02/2003 to 05/2005 Patient Care Technician Sparrow Health System | Lansing, MI,
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Changed sterile dressings.
  • Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative care.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking.
  • Performed procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, including blood draws, foley catheter removal and EKGs.
  • Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
Education
Expected in 12/2024 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Ohio University, Athens, OH GPA:
Expected in 12/2020 Associate of Applied Science | Registered Nursing Clark State College, Springfield, OH GPA:
Expected in 2015 Associate of Applied Science | Social Services Technology Clark State Community College , Springfield, Ohio GPA:

Completion Date May 2015

Expected in 2014 Certificate | Practical Nursing Certificate Clark State Community College , Springfield, Ohio GPA:

Completion date is December 11, 2014

Expected in 2013 Certificate | Phlebotomy Clark State Community College , Springfield , Ohio GPA:
Expected in 2012 Certificate | Nurse Aide Clark State Community College , Springfield , Ohio GPA:
Expected in 1999 High School Diploma | Jefferson High School, Dayton, Ohio GPA:
Additional Information
  • Additional Information Awards Perfect Attendance Award, Time Warner Cable, 4333 Display Lane Kettering Ohio 45429 Customer Service of the Month Award, National City Bank, 4389 West Third Street, April 2002. I received the Customer Service Award for the month for meeting the Banks sales goal for that month. Customers also told my supervisor how helpful I was in meeting their banking needs.
Professional Affiliations

BSL for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program, American Heart Association 2003 to present

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School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Clark State College
  • Clark State Community College
  • Clark State Community College
  • Clark State Community College
  • Clark State Community College
  • Jefferson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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