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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 13+ years of extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. 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. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Samples Collection
  • Staff Supervision
  • Team Building
  • Specimen Collection
  • Wound Dressing
  • Physical Stamina
  • Medication Administration
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Patient Charting
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Needs Assessment
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Patient Observation
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Educating Families
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Psychotropic Medication Knowledge
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Counting Narcotics
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Caring for Wounds
Experience
01/2016 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Harbor Retirement Associates Wilmington, DE,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
03/2013 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Harbor Retirement Associates Coral Springs, FL,
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
05/2014 to 01/2016
Licensed Practical Nurse Harbor Retirement Associates Gainesville, FL,
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
09/2006 to 10/2012
Certified Nursing Assistant Common Spirit Grass Valley, CA,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2005 to to
High School Diploma:
Standish-Sterling Central High School - Standish, MI
GPA:
Expected in 03/2004 to to
Associate of Science:
Davenport University - Grand Rapids, MI
GPA:
Expected in to to
Associate of Science: LPN To Rn Transition Program
Delta College - Bay City, MI
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Standish-Sterling Central High School
  • Davenport University
  • Delta College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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