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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse seeking position in care coordination department. Knowledgeable and compassionate nursing staff member diligent about serving patient's medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of diverse backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Electronic Healthcare records/data entry
  • Patient triaging
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
  • Educating families
  • PPE use
  • Assist with medical procedures in office
  • Medication administration to include IM injections.
Experience
03/2015 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Public Health Management Corporation | Harrisburg, PA,
  • Prepared charts for clinic patients, gathering hospital records and test results.
  • Prepared patient rooms for visits by cleaning, sanitizing equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Performed nursing assessments and collected patient medical histories to help determine proper diagnosis as directed by physician.
  • Triaged patients' issues based on stated symptoms, basic assessments and documented vitals. Reported any abnormalities to
  • Cared for clinic patients by administering medications and treatments for various conditions, as ordered by physician.
  • Instructed patients and family members on medication and treatment instructions to promote adherence to guidelines.
  • Observed, recorded and reported patients' conditions and reactions to drugs and treatments.
  • Followed up on diagnostic tests to verify completion and obtain results for treatment planning.
  • Coordinated timely refills for patients' prescriptions by obtaining authorizations and transmitting paperwork.
  • Used [Software] to update electronic medical records with relevant patient information such as in-house laboratory test results and clinician orders.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 50+ active patients.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
03/2004 to 03/2015 Medical Supervisor Public Health Management Corporation | Philadelphia, PA,
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Participated in monthly meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for offenders.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than 200 individuals.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
01/2004 to 03/2004 Licensed Practical Nurse Public Health Management Corporation | Yeadon, PA,
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
07/2001 to 09/2003 Licensed Practical Nurse Ambi Medical Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Prepared patient rooms for visits by cleaning, sanitizing equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Performed nursing assessments and collected patient medical histories to help determine proper diagnosis.
  • Instructed patients and family members on medication and treatment instructions to promote adherence to guidelines.
  • Cared for clinic patients by administering medications and treatments for various conditions.
  • Prepared charts for clinic patients, gathering hospital records and test results.
  • Triaged patients' issues based on stated symptoms, basic assessments and documented vitals.
  • Coordinated timely refills for patients' prescriptions by obtaining authorizations and transmitting paperwork.
  • Compiled information such as reasons for visit and medications for treating urological conditions.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2001 Licensed Practical Nurse | Practical Nursing Louisiana Technical College (HPL Campus), Winnfield, LA, GPA:
Expected in 07/1998 Certified Nursing Assistant | Nursing Assistance Rod Brady Vocational College, Jena, LA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1995 High School Diploma | Lasalle High School, Olla, LA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Louisiana Technical College (HPL Campus)
  • Rod Brady Vocational College
  • Lasalle High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Supervisor
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • High School Diploma

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