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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 10+ years of experience in the field. Well-qualified 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 long term care environments.

Skills
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting, Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Team Building
  • Wound Dressing
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration, Care Planning and Modifications, Patient Charting
  • Specimen Collection and Vital Signs Recording
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Medication Administration, Examination and Test Preparation
  • HIPAA Compliance
Education
Highland County Community College Perry, KS, Expected in Continue Education : Nursing - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Nursing, including pre requisite classes required for RN
  • Continuing education in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Pathophysiology, English Comp I and II
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka, KS, Expected in 12/2014 Kansas Nursing License : Nursing - GPA :
  • Member of National Technical Honor's Society
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Fundamentals in Nursing, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Pharmacology
  • Received Kansas State Certified Nursing License Jan 2015
Abilene High School Abilene Ks, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Qtc Management, Inc. - Licensed Practical Nurse
Norfolk, VA, 02/2019 - Current
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
Sagora - Resident Care Coordinator
San Antonio, TX, 04/2017 - 02/2019
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Created staff and care schedules for meals, events, bathing, medication distribution and visiting hours.
  • Hired and trained new staff members on facility policies, patient care and medicine distribution.
  • Educated families and patients on current facility procedures, medical diagnoses and best courses of action.
  • Ordered lab work and scheduled appointments with doctors, patients and families to discuss results.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Executed extensive patient exams to create individualized care plans.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients when personnel was short-staffed.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
Qtc Management, Inc. - Licensed Practical Nurse
Omaha, NE, 04/2015 - 04/2017
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • 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.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
Catholic Health Initiative - CNA
Ames, IA, 05/2014 - 04/2015
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • 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 needs.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 50-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Highland County Community College
  • Washburn Institute of Technology
  • Abilene High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Resident Care Coordinator
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Continue Education
  • Kansas Nursing License
  • High School Diploma

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