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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Diligent skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering over 10 years of experience in the field. Holding a compact state LPN license. Knowledgeable about assisting with medication administration and management, triage and educating patient's and family regarding chronic illnesses. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Great at multitasking and prioritization while providing compassionate care. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Transcribing Orders
  • Treatment Planning
  • Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Breathing treatments
  • Outpatient care
  • Patient Assessments
  • Multitasking abilities
  • EMR / EHR
  • Medical Records Management
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2016 - Current
State Of Rhode Island East Providence Facility, RI,
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed and supervised Virginia Vaccines for Children, in-clinic. Ordering vaccines and monitoring temperatures and report excursions.
  • Collaborated with team members for implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly, such are Home Health orders, supplies and DME requirements.
  • Provided medications and inserted IV's as ordered by physician.
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse, 03/2011 - 03/2016
National Healthcare Corporation Dickson, TN,
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments.
  • Delivered direct quality care to 30+ patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Led and mentored several newly licensed nurses to develop professional expertise.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications in collaboration with Occupational, Speech and Physical Therapists.
  • Conducted patient assessments to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising nurse or assigned physician.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Helped long-term care and skilled nursing residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Collaborated with team members for implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly, such are Home Health orders, supplies and DME requirements.
  • Provided medications and inserted IV's as ordered by physician.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2010 - 03/2011
State Of Rhode Island Exeter, RI,
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and assisted with minor in-office surgical procedures.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, self-management and wound management.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
Education
Certificate of Practical Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 05/2010
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Fredericksburg Area School of Practical Nursing - Fredericksburg, VA,
GPA:
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
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Spotsylvania High School - Spotsylvania, VA
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Status -
Certifications
  • CPR Certified
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School Attended

  • Fredericksburg Area School of Practical Nursing
  • Spotsylvania High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Certificate of Practical Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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