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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and Nursing home environments. Committed professional with 20 years of experience in clinical, home health and acute care environments. Team collaborator willing to adapt to new procedural and technical requirements with enthusiastic support. Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Patient Observation
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Patient Charting
  • Staff Supervision
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Medication Administration
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Team Building
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Time Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Management Team Support
  • Infection Control
  • Analytical Thinking
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse, 10/2020 - Current
Sheboygan Progressive Health Services Sheboygan, WI,

Clinical/Supervisor, Floor Nurse, Assisting wound team in wound management.

Manage 5-6 CNA'S on a daily basis.

Manage Wound treatment's and Doctors orders.

Manage 10-25 Patient's care which include medication administration orally and intravenously.

Monitor and maintain patients charts.

Profound ability of leadership and responsibility.

  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
Restorative Nurse Manager, 02/2020 - 10/2020
Signature Healthcare Sarasota, FL,
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 150-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 7 employees within the restorative department.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Organized and facilitated the Restorative department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
  • Coordinating restorative care to assist patient's in attaining or maintaining the highest level of functioning possible for each resident.
  • Completion of Restorative Nurse program course.
  • Capable of assessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention.
  • Review interdisciplinary team plan of care with all new and re-admits patients.
  • Communicated and work closely with the therapy department regarding plan of care and expected discharge dates from skilled services.
  • Participated in utilization review meetings, CMI, Qapi and falls programs.
  • Assisted patients to ensure that their skilled needs were in place under private,medicare and manage care.
  • Ensured that MDS/Restorative assessment were completed.
Nurse House Mangaer, 06/2016 - 02/2020
Life Care Centers Of America Melbourne, FL,
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of development disability patients in challenging environments.
  • Managing 5 cila homes which included 5-7 individuals residing in their homes, medication distribution, overseeing the Mar's and Tar's.
Floor Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2013 - 11/2015
Lemont Nursing And Rehabilitation Center City, STATE,
  • Managed medication cart and dispensed pills, oral therapies and intramuscular injections to patients on skill/rehab floor.
  • Administered basic patient care and treatments by dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas and performing catheterizations.
  • Administered medication such as insulin and monitored patients' responses to detect problems.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and family members to convey important instructions and discuss treatments.
  • Reported health status concerns to senior nursing staff and clinicians for review.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team members to assess, implement and evaluate nursing care plans.
  • Established compassionate environment by providing psychological, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families.
  • Maintained accurate records of residents' healthcare treatments and responses.
  • Supported patients in completing activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming and shower assistance.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Interact with departments regarding patient care,
  • Managing staff to ensure patient's care is being met.
  • Participated in survey preparation and corrective plans as assigned.

Attends and participate in scheduled in-services training and education programs.

Education
No Degree: Restorative Nurse , Expected in
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MDS Training Institute - Orland Park,
GPA:
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No Degree: CNA, Expected in
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South Suburban College of Cook County - South Holland, IL
GPA:
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Associate of Science: Associate of Nursing, Expected in 09/2023
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Rasmussen College, - Mokena, IL,
GPA:
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Practical Nurse Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 12/2004
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Olympia College - Merrillville, IN,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Restorative Nursing Training -
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
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School Attended

  • MDS Training Institute
  • South Suburban College of Cook County
  • Rasmussen College,
  • Olympia College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Restorative Nurse Manager
  • Nurse House Mangaer
  • Floor Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science
  • Practical Nurse Diploma

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