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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused Behavioral Technician offers strong background in psychiatric care. Excels in recordkeeping, time management and patient observation. Delivers top-notch care to patients with mental or emotional disturbances.

Accomplishments
  • Achieved specialized training in verbal de-escalation, safe physical management, passive holding methods for aggressive, assaultive, challenging behaviors.
    by completing Held With Care Training with accuracy and efficiency.
Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Assistance
  • Behavioral Health
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Infection Control Understanding
  • Client transportation
  • Activity monitoring
  • Documentation skills
  • Substance abuse experience
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Teamwork
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Cultural awareness
  • Customer Service
  • Critical thinking
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Skill-Building Exercises
Work History
Licensed Practical Nurse , 11/2019 to Current
Retirement ConceptsBc, CA,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in Epic to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Administered insulin, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
Behavioral Health Technician 2, 04/2021 to Current
Samaritan Health SystemWatertown, NY,
  • Facilitated on-site activities, support groups and outings for clients.
  • Conducted client rounds every 15 minutes to check on residents.
  • Prepared and submitted daily Tech reports to management.
  • Searched resident belongings prior to and during stays.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Assisted and counseled 14 patients daily.
  • Counseled and mentored clients on substance use and life choices.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 12/2019 to 08/2021
Select Express & LogisticsBakersfield, CA,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 02/2019 to 01/2020
Mount Sinai Medical Center Of Miami BeachAventura, FL,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 121-bed facility by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
Certified Nursing Assistant/Training , 10/2018 to 12/2019
Carepoint HealthJersey City, NJ,
  • Answered phone- and Internet-based correspondences to address inquiries.
  • Provided customized care according to individual health plan.
  • Worked alongside certified nursing assist to check vitals and tend to patient need.
  • Maintained compliance with HIPAA and organizational privacy-protecting policies.
  • Contributed to overall quality and care of patients by answering calls for help, taking vital signs, and monitoring behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee training and taking classes to improve skills.
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output to report changes to medical and nursing staff.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Created positive patient experience by assisting patients with bathing, ambulating, feeding and personal and oral hygiene care.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Collaborated and shadowed multidisciplinary team members to plan, manage and assess treatments in care units.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
Medical Assistant, 03/2016 to 10/2016
Phoenix HealthCity, STATE,
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
Phlebotomist, 07/2015 to 11/2015
Grifols Plasma CenterCity, STATE,
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Monitored patients for reactions and verified sample quality.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Used personal protective equipment correctly to protect coworkers and patients.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization and trained new clinical staff in phlebotomy procedures.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
Certified Medical Assistant Extern, 04/2015 to 05/2015
LeAndre Odom, DOCity, STATE,
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
Education
Technical Diploma : Medical Assisting, Expected in 05/2015
Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
GPA:

GPA-3.91

Certified in Phlebotomy and EKG

Technical Diploma : Practical Nursing, Expected in 11/2021
Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
GPA:

Certified IV Therapy

GPA- 3.03

Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • BLS

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School Attended
  • Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette
  • Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Behavioral Health Technician 2
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Training
  • Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomist
  • Certified Medical Assistant Extern
Degrees
  • Technical Diploma
  • Technical Diploma

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