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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused, compassionate, and energized Licensed Practical Nurse with exemplary communication skills who demonstrates professionalism and compassion when working with patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals. Thriving to use my skills and knowledge of nursing, to provide patients with the proper care and security.

Skills
  • G-Tube Feedings and Care
  • Specimen Collection
  • Catheter Care
  • I.V. Therapy
  • Ambulatory Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Immunization
  • Vital Signs
  • Respiratory Treatments
  • Tracheostomy Suctioning/Care
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Patient assessments
  • End of life care
  • Hospice and palliative care
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse, 05/2021 - 03/2022
Beaumont Hospitals Garden City, MI,
  • Administered all patient's medications, including narcotics, assuming full responsibility for possession of keys
  • Worked collaboratively with registered nurses in the delivery of patient care
  • Provided comprehensive and emotional care to patients with various medical diagnoses and comorbidities
  • Functioned well in a fast paced environment and approached high stress situations appropriately
  • Developed organizational and multitasking skills
  • Facilitated and collaborated with members of an interdisciplinary team in the development of a post- operative program servicing patients who underwent total joint replacements
  • Assessed, planned, and implemented care for residents
  • Provided bedside care and mobility assistance
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients
LPN- COVID 19 Nurse, 11/2020 - 03/2021
Coral Desert Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • Came up with treatment plans and communicated with patients about options, medications and self-management.
Unit Supervisor/ Nurse Preceptor, 02/2019 - 10/2020
Autumn Care Of Cornelius City, STATE,
  • Managed cases and oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care
  • Initiated and monitored preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures to deliver exceptional care to every patient
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care, and medication dosing
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Trained and mentored new LPNs on best practices, facility policies and standards of care
  • Supervised 26-bed rehabilitation unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients
LPN- Rehabilitation Nurse, 03/2018 - 01/2019
Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital Of Denver City, STATE,
  • Triaged patient issues to maximize efficiency
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers
  • Collected biological samples for laboratory tests
  • Input medical histories, symptoms and vital statistics as part of the intake process
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and their families throughout the care process
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses
  • Trained and educated multiple new staff members on computer and charting system
Licensed Practical Nurse- Rehabilitation, 05/2017 - 03/2018
Company Name City, State,
  • Obtained lab specimens ordered by physician to diagnose patients
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess any patient needs, modify care and implement nursing interventions
  • Obtained specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Assisted with admissions, transfers to other units and discharges
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns
  • Managed appointment calendar for lab tests and evaluations
Licensed Practical Nurse- Behavioral Health, 02/2016 - 03/2017
Company Name City, State,
  • Administered medications and assessed side effects, successes and failures of new medications
  • Partnered with social workers, counselors and doctors to develop plans of care
  • Assisted in calming patients using recognized best practice techniques with help from assistants and guards
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient
  • Cared for patients in 40-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
Education
: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 2015
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Eastern Suffolk BOCES - Brentwood, NY
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 08/2022
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Nightingale College - Salt Lake City, UT,
GPA:
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Certifications
  • AHA BLS Certification (2021)
  • IV Certification (2018)
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School Attended

  • Eastern Suffolk BOCES
  • Nightingale College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • LPN- COVID 19 Nurse
  • Unit Supervisor/ Nurse Preceptor
  • LPN- Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse- Rehabilitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse- Behavioral Health

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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