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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced LPN with exceptional leadership, administrative and problem-solving abilities. Well-organized and forward-thinking with a good understanding of nursing procedures, unparalleled clinical skills and a strong background with a wide variety of patients. Valid Missouri license with background in Long-Term care, Hospice Care, and Mental Health.

Skills
  • Computer skills
  • Relationship building
  • Teambuilding
  • Supervision
  • Decision-making
  • Communication
  • Working collaboratively
  • Organizational skills
  • Customer service
  • Conflict resolution
  • Microsoft Office
  • Distributing medications
  • Assessing residents
  • Team management understanding
  • Order transcription
Experience
03/2021 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Team Leader Hearth Management Glastonbury, CT,
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw all patient care.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Assisted with development, optimization and management of nursing standards and policies.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Followed doctor and nurse instructions for medication management and charting of vital signs.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Supported nurses in providing routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Created and implemented care plans after reviewing patients' imaging and test results, working closely with other members of interdisciplinary team.
03/2020 to 03/2021
LPN Case Manager Preferred Hospice City, STATE,
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Created and applied tailored care plans that would meet each patient's individualized needs.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and physicians.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Delivered respectful, compassionate care to each patient and family through dedicated listening, kind words and education.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with personal care such as bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Performed many patient assessments weekly.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
07/2015 to 03/2020
LPN/MDS Coordinator General Baptist Nursing Home City, STATE,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to 60 patients.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2015
Associate of Science: Practical Nursing
Three Rivers College - Poplar Bluff, MO,
GPA:
Expected in 03/2022
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - Fayetteville, AR
GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed Dementia Practitioner - 2020
  • IV Certified Since - 2015
  • Insulin Certified Since-2015

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School Attended

  • Three Rivers College
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Team Leader
  • LPN Case Manager
  • LPN/MDS Coordinator

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  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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