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

To obtain an exciting and rewarding career as a Registered Nurse where I can utilize by my experience in teamwork, leadership, and business. Nursing professional who is dedicated with 10-years experience in providing compassionate and safe patient care to individuals in a professional setting.

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Patient Care Coordination
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Infection Control
  • Time Management
  • IV Management
  • Detail Oriented
  • Medication Administration
  • Administrative Functions
Work History
07/2017 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Arbor Company | Naperville, IL,
  • Provide excellent Customer Service by networking with Community Providers and Veterans, to provide Veterans with Care in the Community
  • Process Community Care Consult by using systems such as TriWest, Community Care Authorization and Referral Systems and Optum
  • Assist in scheduling Veteran appointments in the community and properly document the appointments in Central Arkansas Veteran Healthcare System Community Care Authorization and Referral System
  • Follow up with Veterans on services provided in the Community, requesting records, scanning them into Veteran’s chart or closing consults by uploading records to Vista Capture after services rendered
  • Assisted Case Managers by helping in identifying potential problems on consults and making necessary corrections by providing input to execute a great plan of care.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
  • Practiced within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adhere to institutional policies, procedures, and standards
  • Demonstrated clinical skills, effective communication, and decision-making ability
  • Influenced care outcomes by collaborating with multidisciplinary team members, working with charge nurse, physicians, social workers, nurses’ aides, and therapists to implement individual care plans
  • Assisted with responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient, and family education, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction
  • Documented accurate patient information in electronic record
  • Proficiently provided Medication Therapy for pain management, updrafts, and vital signs. Performed EKG's
  • Evaluated performance skills for new hire LPNs and CNAs
  • Educated and oriented new hire RNs and LPNs to medication administration system
  • Reported changes in patient condition to team leader
  • Retaught patient education and document results in electronic record
  • Assisted and reported patient completion of weekend therapy goals
  • Performed weekly observations and documentation for Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection
  • Performed and documented daily wound care in electronic record
  • Assisted team leader to implement interventions that are patient specific
  • Communicated with family members and function as a patient advocate
  • Assisted and reported patient completion of daily therapy goals
  • Facilitated with creating the staff’s schedule by using Unit Level Shared Governance for self-scheduling and ensuring sufficient coverage for the unit
  • Assisted and reported patient completion of weekend therapy goals
  • Facilitated care for Veterans in the No Veteran Dies Alone Program
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
10/2010 to 05/2017 Licensed Practical Nurse Arbor Company | Teaneck, NJ,
  • Performed daily head-to-toe observations of patients
  • Participated in team nursing for effective and satisfactory patient care
  • Utilized PCA pumps and IV pumps for pain and symptom management
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to ensure effective and holistic
  • Care for patients and their families
  • Precepted new hire LPNs for 4-week training or more
  • Evaluated performance skills for new hire LPNs and CNAs
  • Reported critical findings and observations to RN
  • Assisted with patient needs and care plans
  • Obtained, transcribed, and audited physician orders
  • Received and entered data via electronic record for new and current patients
  • Discussed and obtained legal paperwork with patients and their families prior to admission
  • Prepared clinical records for new patients upon referral
  • Maintained tracking system to ensure clinical records were current according to company policy and regulatory requirements
  • Reiterated teaching and provided information to patients and their families regarding End-of-Life care and processes
  • Utilized Electronic Medical Record for documentation of patient care and observations
  • Performed monthly chart audits
  • Completed release of information requests, retrieved patient’s medical chart, copied, scanned, and faxed medical records accurately
  • Uploaded patient’s medical records into Homecare-Homebase data bank and filed incoming documents daily
  • Updated schedules as changes occurred, followed-up with deficiencies in scheduling process
  • Maintained availability list and completed accurate schedules in the plan of care under direction of Clinical Supervisor
  • Performed weekly inventory for medical supplies
05/2010 to 10/2010 Licensed Practical Nurse- Charge Nurse Arbor Company | Atlanta, GA,
  • Received and entered data for new and current patients and documented
  • Processed and completed admissions, transfers, and discharge paperwork
  • Evaluated resident needs, developed care plans, and supervised care provided by nurses’ aides
  • Evaluated resident’s skin integrity and functional status
  • Reported and documented changes in resident conditions as well as incident and occurrence
  • Administered prescribed medication and treatment as ordered
  • Coordinated prescription refills weekly
12/2009 to 03/2010 Licensed Practical Nurse Little Rock Cardiology Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Performed ankle-brachial index (ABI) on patients
  • Obtained patient medical information and documented in EMR
  • Assessed, reported, and recorded vital signs in EMR
  • Scheduled and coordinated patient tests and appointments
  • Prepared and abstracted patient charts
  • Obtained health insurance information for pre-authorization
  • Performed general office duties as required
  • Counseled patients on the benefits of medication compliance and exercise for health promotion
  • Coordinated prescription refills weekly
  • Triaged phone calls twice a month
05/2003 to 08/2009 Patient Care Technician Company Name | City, State,
  • Instructed mandatory CPR classes for parents prior to patient discharge
  • Obtained and recorded vital signs, intakes, outputs, pulse oximetry and weights accurately. Documented results on patient flowsheet and reported changes to RN
  • Performed stool guaiac and reported results to RN
  • Primed IV tubing for various IV therapy including: NS, TPN and Lipids
  • Completed ADLs including: bathing, positioning, turning and transferring
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstance in patients condition immediately to RN
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing including blood cultures
  • Provided newborn feedings PO and via feeding pump
  • Performed post mortem care of newborns and assisted with transport to morgue
  • Cross-trained as Unit Secretary
  • Admitted new patients
  • Prepared patients chars for admissions and discharges
  • Performed monthly chart audits
  • Made requests for various patient testing
  • Greeted family members and visitors upon arrival to unit
  • Entered medical orders into electronic system
  • Cross-trained as Lactation Technician
  • Prepared, labeled, stored, and delivered breast milk for infant feedings in NICU
  • Prepared and labeled each bottle of breast milk(patient name, medical record number, expiration date/time and feeding order)
  • Drew up breast milk into syringes for bottle feedings
  • Prepared worksheets/Kardexes daily and assured that all mom's kardexes were kept current; making changes as necessary
  • Maintained quality assurance monitors as established (production lists/temperature checks)
  • Ensured RN verified breast milk label and initialed feeding log on receipt of feedings for correct patient and correct feeding
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and moved hospital equipment.
Expected in 05/2022 Associate of Applied Science | Nursing University of Arkansas At Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, GPA:
Expected in 06/2009 Nursing Diploma | Licensed Practical Nurse Baptist Health School of Little Rock, Little Rock,AR, GPA:
Expected in 05/2007 Associate of Science-Honors | Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock, AR GPA:
Expected in | General Studies Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 High School Diploma-Honors | North Little Rock High West Campus, North Little Rock, AR, GPA:
  • ACLS Provider, American Heart Association, August 2022
  • BLS Provider, American Heart Association, December 2020

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School Attended

  • University of Arkansas At Little Rock
  • Baptist Health School of Little Rock
  • Pulaski Technical College
  • Arkansas State University
  • North Little Rock High West Campus

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  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse- Charge Nurse
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  • Patient Care Technician


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Nursing Diploma
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  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma-Honors

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