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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Dedicated, compassionate, and patient-oriented nursing professional with 9+ years of hands-on experience in delivering quality, direct and indirect patient care to individuals in clinical settings.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Caring for wounds
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Assisting physicians
  • Educating families
  • Electronic charting
  • Able to lift 20+ pounds
  • Infection control procedures
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Quick problem solver
  • Documentation procedures
  • Obtaining vital signs
  • Collecting specimens
  • Monitoring Intake and Output
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient relations
Experience
02/2010 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Topeka Public Schools Topeka, KS,
  • Respond to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Manage wound care, and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collect biological specimens and package for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Document patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Collect and document vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Evaluate patient status and re-assess clients' nursing needs every 2 hours or as needed based on patients condition.
  • Deliver high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 4-6 patients per day.
  • 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.
  • Administer patient care to Tracheotomy patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Communicate concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitor patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Educate clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Guarantee exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Counsel clients, patients and families and provide emotional and psycho social support.
05/2013 to 01/2020
Licensed Practical Nurse Topeka Public Schools Topeka, KS,
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 21+ active patients.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psycho social support.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 42 patients per day.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 120-bed hospital.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every 2 hours or as needed.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • 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.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2009
: Nursing/Licensed Practical Nurse
Applied Technology Services - Sunset Hills, MO,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

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