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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
I am a hard worker; I am very timely and energetic when it comes to my job. I am looking to further my career in the nursing field and I believe that this job would give me experience and further my nursing skills. I pride myself in being an exceptional worker and I would enjoy becoming part of your team. Listed are some of my qualifying skills: Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed. Bathe, groom, shave, dress, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination. Clean rooms and change linens. Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum. Answer patients' call signals. Feed patients who are unable to feed themselves. Prepare, serve, and collect food trays. Observe patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff. Administer medications and treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, and massages, as directed by a physician. Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores. Answer phones and direct visitors. Provide patient care by supplying and emptying bed pans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines. Transport patients to treatment units, using a wheelchair or stretcher. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet and further share with you my qualifications and enthusiasm for joining your team.
Skills

  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient positioning competency
  • Patient and family advocacy
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse, 07/2014 to Current
Tomahawk Health ServicesTomahawk, WI, United States
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 10/2013 to 07/2014
Tomahawk Health ServicesTomahawk, WI, United States
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 10/2012 to 10/2013
Tomahawk Health ServicesTomahawk, WI, United States
Registered Nursing Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse, 2012 to 02/2013
Pacific Medical CentersAgoura Hills, CA, United States
Registered Nursing Assistant, 10/2009 to 11/2011
Eventide Nursing HomeCity, STATE, United States
DSP/TMA/Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2008 to 11/2012
Lutheran Home Hope ResidenceCity, STATE, United States
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 5 2009
Jordan High School - ,
GPA:
Completed coursework towards Undergraduate: , Expected in 12 2010
North Dakota State University - Fargo, North Dakota
GPA:
Associates Degree: , Expected in 3 2012
Rasmussen School of Nursing - Moorhead,
GPA:
Bachelors: Science/RN, Expected in 12 2014
PRESENTATION COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING - Aberdeen,
GPA:
Science/RN
Accomplishments
  • To Whom It May Concern: Leila Pollock has worked as a CNA on a dementia unit that I am the manager of for the past two years.
  • She is a great asset to our unit.
  • Leila is very dependable, energetic and friendly.
  • She is well liked by her peers and residents on our unit.
  • Her work is excellent and thorough.
  • The quality of work she does is above average and I have chosen her to be a mentor to the new employees on our unit.
  • Words that her co-workers use to describe her are "Wow, what a great worker" and "She is really good".
  • Leila is very involved in activities outside of work.
  • She has been on the Dean's list every quarter since attending Rasmussen College.
  • She is part of the Nursing Club at Rasmussen.
  • She started working in Long Term Care at the age of 16.
  • Leila also attended college during her senior year of high school and maintained a 4.0 GPA.
  • Leila puts forth all her efforts into anything she attempts to do.
  • She has very good critical thinking skills.
  • Leila would be very good at where ever she would apply for a job or for whatever school she would apply for.
  • Sincerely, Marilyn Harris, RN Student/Graduate Recommendation Form Name of Student: Leila Pollock Today's Date: 10.19.2011 Student's Area of Study: Practical Nursing Graduation Date: March 2012 1.
  • Is this reference: *Professional **Educational **Personal 2.
  • How long have you known this person.
  • 9 Months How do you know this person.
  • Leila is a student in the PN program and I am her professor.
  • 4.
  • Is this person a: New Student Current Student Graduate Past Graduate Using the table below, please rate the person's skill level in each area listed by checking the appropriate box.
  • Skill Area & Rating Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor No Info or N.A.
  • Punctuality & Attendance Is reliable & on-time consistently) x Professionalism Conduct that meets expectations in business) x.
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse in North Dakota , License number 55-555-55
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Skills
Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, editing, e-mail, Leadership Skills, works, express, written, Writing Skills

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School Attended
  • Jordan High School
  • North Dakota State University
  • Rasmussen School of Nursing
  • PRESENTATION COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nursing Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nursing Assistant
  • DSP/TMA/Licensed Practical Nurse
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Completed coursework towards Undergraduate
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors

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