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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, infection control, wound treatments, and medication administration. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Documenting incidents
  • Caring for wounds
  • Counting narcotics
  • Minnesota Registered Nurse
Experience
11/2021 to Current
Registered Nurse/ Nurse Manager/ Interim DON State Of Ohio Ottawa County, OH,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Oversaw explanation of personnel policies and job descriptions as part of nursing employee orientation process.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Participated in meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Applied clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist floor nurses with patient care decisions.
08/2021 to 11/2021
Registered Nurse Augustana Care Corporation Hastings, MN,
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
08/2019 to 11/2021
Licensed Practical Nurse Elderwood At Waverly Milan, PA,
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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 psychosocial support.
01/2019 to 08/2019
Trained Medication Aide All Generations Home Care City, STATE,
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify any complications.
  • Administered medications.
03/2017 to 08/2019
Certified Nursing Assistant Company Name City, State,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Used mobility devices and mechanical equipment to transport patients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
07/2015 to 02/2017
Personal Care Aide/Homemaker Aide Company Name City, State,
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 1 time per week to prevent spread of infection.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2001 to to
Early Childhood Development:
South Central College - Faribault, MN,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2019 to to
Associate of Science: LPN
Riverland Community College - Austin, MN
GPA:
Expected in 05/2021 to to
Associate of Science: RN
Riverland Community College - Faribault, MN,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Nurse-2021
  • CPR Certification
  • CNA License

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • South Central College
  • Riverland Community College
  • Riverland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse/ Nurse Manager/ Interim DON
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Trained Medication Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Care Aide/Homemaker Aide

Degrees

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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